Panthers upset Hudson, advance to quarterfinals

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HUDSON, N.Y. — A three-run fourth inning helped propel the No. 10 seed Hoosick Falls softball team to a 3-2 victory over No. 7 Hudson to advance to the quarterfinals of the Section II, Class B tournament.

Senior Maddy Atherton had a two-run single in the fourth inning to help the Panthers get the victory.

Freshman Abby Philpott was excellent on the mound for Hoosick Falls, racking up 13 strikeouts in the win.

With the win, Hoosick Falls improves to 9-10 on the season.

The Panthers will now face No. 3 seed Ichabod Crane in the quarterfinals on Monday.

Patriots roll past Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO — The Mount Anthony girls tennis team continued its perfect start to the season with a 6-1 victory over Brattleboro on Thursday.

No. 1 singles player Anna Salem won her match in straight sets 6-1, 6-0.

Ally White grabbed wins of 6-0 and 6-2 in her No. 2 singles match victory for the Patriots.

After trading the first two sets of the No. 3 singles match, Kaitlin Banks notched another win for MAU will a 10-5 victory in the tiebreaker set.

No. 4 singles player Thea Pappas and No. 5 singles player Olivia Salem each won their matches by walkover.

The Patriots' only loss of the day came in the No. 1 doubles match where Abby Whitman and Madison Little lost 9-7 in a tiebreaker.

The duo of Jordyn Burke and Brooke Young won the No. 2 doubles match for MAU in straight sets 6-2, 6-2.

With the win, MAU improves to 9-0 on the season and have now won 21 straight regular season matches.

Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Needed in Arlington

ARLINGTON — Arlington Memorial High School & Middle School is looking for a head varsity boys basketball coach for the 2017-2018 season.

This person will oversee all aspects of the varsity boys' basketball program. The position is open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a completed Coaches Application form, which can be found on the school's website, www.arlingtonmemorialhighschool.org, under the Athletic Department link as well as a resume of coaching experience and a list of references with contact information.

For more information, contact AMHS Athletic Director Ashley Hoyt at hoytas@bvsu.org or 802-375-2589, extension 137.



Go the Distance 5k to support UCS

BENNINGTON — There is still time to register for Go the Distance 5k Run/Walk to benefit the peer support programs at United Counseling Service. The 5k will take place on Saturday, June 17 starting at 9 a.m. at 316 Dewey St. in Bennington.

The day's events will include a pre-race warm up offered by local Zumba instructor Andrea Malinowski, followed by a run or walk along a paved roads 5k course through beautiful Bennington. UCS will offer a family fun day, including a free Kid's Fun Run and family activities throughout the morning.

Interested runners can register for the event on www.active.com. Pre-registration by June 15 is $20 and registration after June 15 and on race day is $25. Up to a family of four can register for $35. Race day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. All runners will receive a free t-shirt for participating!

For more information please call JoAnne Larsen at 802-442-5401 or email her at jlarsen@ucsvt.org.

"Swing into Summer" BPI Golf Tournament

BENNINGTON — Bennington Project Independence, Adult Day Service will be holding their Sixth Annual "Swing into Summer" Golf Tournament on Sunday, June 25 at The Golf Club at Equinox in Manchester.

This tournament is a Four Person Scramble format with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds from the Tournament will benefit BPI's innovative Adult Day Service, located at the Dr. Richard A. Sleeman Center on Harwood Hill in Bennington.

Opportunities for tee sponsorships and golfer registrations are currently available. Registrations are $110 per golfer. Each registration includes a summer Sunday afternoon of great golfing at The Golf Club at Equinox in Manchester and a delicious apres event grilled dinner buffet on the deck at the Dormy Grill. Additional dinner guests are welcome for an additional fee.

There will be an exciting $50,000 Hole-in-One Contest as well as opportunities for two additional $10,000 Hole-in-One contests. There will also be skills contests with great prizes, a golf basket raffle and a drawing for a 100 Lottery Ticket Basket Raffle.

Bennington Project Independence (BPI) provides comprehensive care and life-enriching Adult Day Services for older persons, younger adults with disabilities and daytime respite and support for their family caregivers throughout Bennington County.

For more information, please contact Bennington Project Independence at 802-442-8136, info@bpiads.org or visit our website at www.bpiads.org.


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