MAU breaks losing skid, beating Wahconah


BENNINGTON >> The Mount Anthony boys lacrosse team got back on the winning track on Thursday afternoon, with a 11-6 victory over Wahconah.

Leading 7-6 going into the fourth quarter, the Patriots put the finishing touches on their second win of the season by blanking the Warriors in the final frame to get the victory.

The star of the day for MAU in the win was junior Ezra Royce, who scored a team-high five goals, his last two coming in the fourth quarter to help the Patriots seal the win.

Senior Tom Hendery got his second hat trick of the season, scoring three goals in the MAU win.

Junior Jeremy Bourgeouis scored two goals, while fellow junior teammate Trey Lang had a team-high four assists in the win for the Patriots as well.

"I'm so proud of the guys and the way they all stepped up today in the fourth quarter to help seal the win for us," said MAU coach Mark Lange. "It was important to us to get this win to end the losing streak and being able to do it by playing a great fourth quarter will mean a lot for our team moving forward in the season."

With the win, MAU is now 2-4 and snapped a three-game losing streak.

The Patriots will travel to play Woodstock on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

Indians top Panthers in boys lacrosse

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. >> In the battle of Wasaren League rivals Cambridge and Hoosick Falls on Thursday, it was the Indians who came out on top, defeating the Panthers 9-8.

Cambridge got out to an early lead on Hoosick Falls, taking a 3-1 lead going into the second quarter.

In the second quarter though, the Panthers came roaring back, tying the game at 4-4, where the two teams stood at the half.

The Indians grabbed a lead back in the third period and took a 6-5 lead into the fourth quarter.

The two teams then traded goals back and forth in the final quarter and Cambridge held on for their eighth win of the season, while Hoosick Falls dropped to 4-3.

Cambridge has a break until traveling to Greenwich on May 3.

Hoosick Falls will look at get back on the winning track today, when they host Section IX's Wallkill at 3:30 p.m.

SVC ties program wins record

NEW LONDON, CONN. >> The Southern Vermont College baseball team continued its strong month of April on Thursday afternoon, defeating Colby-Sawyer 13-6 in non-conference action.

The Mountaineers found themselves up 6-3 after the third before going ahead by six at the end of the sixth.

SVC put up three runs in the final two frames, taking enough of a lead to make Colby-Sawyer two runs in the bottom of the ninth harmless.

SVC improves to 18-14 on the year and now have won six of its last seven games.

The Mountaineers are 10-3 in the month of April and are 14-3 over the last four weeks.

SVC's win total ties the program record with six regular season games still on the schedule, a mark that was set by the 2011 squad which finished at 18-22 overall.

Next up for SVC is an important New England Collegiate Conference series against Elms this weekend, with the first two of the three-game set to be played at Elms on Saturday a 1 p.m.

The Mountaineers can clinch a spot in the league's postseason tournament with one more conference win in their final four NECC games or with a loss by Lesley.

SVC falls in non-conference game

BENNINGTON >> The Southern Vermont College women's lacrosse team had its hands full on Thursday afternoon, falling 17-4 to Colby-Sawyer in a non-conference game.

The visiting Chargers put up the first seven goals of the day and never had the lead in doubt as they shut out SVC in the second half for the road win.

Next up for the (4-10) Mountaineers is their regular season finale contest on Saturday when they host New England Collegiate Conference rival Elms.

That contest will be crucial in determining postseason tournament seeding for both sides.

Face-off for that game is 2:30 p.m.


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