Host Patriots dominate MAU Duals


BENNINGTON - The Mount Anthony Union High School wrestling team improved to 19-0 on the season with a quintet of commanding wins at the MAU Duals on Saturday at Kates Gym.

The Patriots beat Keene (N.H.) 76-0, St. Johnsbury 78-4, undefeated Cumberland (R.I.) 63-6, Coventry (R.I.) 74-5, and Nashua (N.H.) 66-3.

"We are really starting to peak at the right time of the year," MAU coach Scott Legacy said. "I am so happy with how things are coming into place for this team."

Eleven MAU wrestlers finished the day 5-0: Troy Gassaway, Dylan Lafountain, Kyle Fletcher, Miguel Calixto, Bailey Willard, Houston Shaler, Damon Young, Tyler Mattison, Ezra Caron, Jack Luciano ad Jesse Webb. Brandon Marcoux-Schaefer went 4-1, while Tyler Raetz went 3-2 and Jacob Woodside won two matches.

Webb and Calixto remain undefeated on the year.

Bulldogs blast 'Toppers

ST. JOHNSBURY - Brock Pollard and Sean Paradis tallied two goals apiece to power the Burr and Burton Academy boys hockey team past St. Johnsbury, 4-1, in Lake Division action Saturday.

Pollard's second goal of the day, 90 seconds into the third period, gave the Bulldogs (11-3), winners of 10 straight, a commanding 3-0 lead. Paradis, Tyler King, Andy Ishu and Andrew Filippi each recorded an assist.

Zack Stewart made 12 saves for BBA, which outshot the Hilltoppers (3-10) 42-13. The Bulldogs host division-leader U-32 on Wednesday at 5:45 p.m.

BBA comes back to down Windsor

WINDSOR - Burr and Burton Academy erased a four-point halftime deficit by holding Windsor to just 11 second-half points in a 50-38 win in girls basketball on Saturday.

BBA trailed 27-23 at halftime but outscored the Yellowjackets 17-7 in the third quarter and 10-4 in the fourth. Devin Brown netted a game-high 16 points for the Bulldogs (7-5), who picked up their fourth win in six games.

Three other players - Hannah Nicholson, Maggie Oliver and Olson Humphreys - chipped in with nine apiece.Two players led Windsor with seven points.

Seahorses down MAU

BURLINGTON - Burlington got 16 points from Josh Hale and 15 from Aldin Konjuhovic to knock off Mount Anthony Union High School, 62-41, in boys basketball on Saturday.

The Seahorses (6-8) outscored the Patriots 23-9 in the fourth quarter to pull away for the victory. Aaryngston Bibens led MAU (3-11) with 23 points.

BFA clips BBA girls

MANCHESTER - BFA-St. Albans got two goals each from Danielle Schreiner and Chelsea Ellis, and four assists from Jade Remillard, in a 5-1 girls hockey win against Burr and Burton Academy on Saturday.

Meg Chandler stopped 42 shots for BBA (5-7-1), which got a goal from freshman Aggie Bisselle. Shanley Howrigan made 18 saves for BFA (9-2-2).

SVC falls to Pride

WESTON, Mass. - Led by a career-high 18 points from Evin Matted, Regis College defeated Southern Vermont College, 80-51, on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conferencemen's basketball action.

Matted slammed home a dunk as time expired and gave the Pride a 41-21 lead headed into halftime. The Regis lead never dipped below 22 points in the second half and grew to as many as 32.

Southern Vermont was led by 14 points, seven rebounds, and two steals from Taeshon Johnson, while Jermaine Campbell just missed out on a double-double with 13 points and eight rebounds.

Southern Vermont (1-20 overall, 1-11 NECC) will try to bounce back on Tuesday with a 6 p.m. contest at Becker College.

Regis tops Mountaineers

WESTON, Mass. - A balanced scoring attack by Regis College downed the Southern Vermont College women's basketball team, 76-36, on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.

The Mountaineers jumped to a quick 8-2 lead to open the game but the Pride responded by going on a 20-0 run over the course of six minutes and lead 40-20 at halftime.

Amber Flagg and Sarah McDonald led the way for the Mountaineers finishing with 13 points apiece. Javasha White was influential on the boards for Southern Vermont, grabbing a game-high 12 rebounds.

Regis has now won eleven straight games which is the longest win streak the program has seen since the 1996-97 season when the Pride won twelve in a row. Southern Vermont (3-17 overall, 3-10 NECC) travel to Bay Path on Tuesday for an 8 p.m. tip-off.

SVC volleyball drops 2

PITTSFORD, N.Y. - In Day 2 of the Golden Flyer Invitation at Nazareth College on Sunday, the Southern Vermont College men's volleyball team suffered losses to Elmira College, 3-1, and Mass. Institute of Technology, 3-0.

In the morning match against Elmira, the Mountaineers took the first set 25-23 before the Soaring Eagles won the next three frames with game scores of 25-22, 25-8, and 25-16.

MIT battled back from game point in the opening set, eventually taking it 27-25 before downing the Mountaineers 25-21 and 25-19 in the latter two.

Hoosac clips RPI

TROY, N.Y. - The Hoosac School boys basketball team capitalized on a big second half to beat the RPI junior varsity team, 88-76, on Sunday afternoon.

Four players hit double figures for Hoosac (9-3): Greg Brathwaite finished with a team-best 22 points, while Charles Wingate added 21, Unique McLean 20 and Blair Manners 10.


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