Patriot harriers take second

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BRATTLEBORO >> The Mount Anthony boys and girls cross-country teams each finished in the runner-up spot on Tuesday at Brattleboro.

On the girls side, Sarah Umphlett finished second overall with a time of 20 minutes, 24 seconds. Paige Greenawalt was fifth overall in 21:41, with Makayla Gelheiser next in 11th. Sarah Lee (14th) and Lauryn Johnson (21st) rounded out the scoring.

For BBA, Ann Fisher was ninth overall in 22:54, with Emma Tschaikowsky (13th), Lara Virsik (15th), Natalie Sommons (19th) and Maggie Brown (20th) rounding out the scoring.

Brattleboro won the team event with 25 points, ahead of MAU's 41, BBA's 60 and Springfield's 119.

On the boys side, Sean Tobin was third overall in 18 minutes, 9 seconds, followed by three MAU runners in a row in Vitaly Dee (9th), Asa Burrows-Crane (10th) and Cooper Mason (11th). Andrew Rockwell was 14th overall to finish the scoring.

For BBA, Alejandro Marcenido was 12th as the top Bulldogs competitor. The rest of the scorers were Tyler Jager in 13th, Tim Kiernan (19th), Greg Townsend (22nd and Brandon Perra in 26th.

Brattleboro won the team race with 27 points, just ahead of MAU's 34, BBA's 72 and Springfield's 110.

Panthers edge Canjo, Spa Catholic for sectional title

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. >> Thanks to the strength of a pair of top rounds and a fourth team score, the Hoosick Falls golf team won the Section II, Class C/D championships over Canajoharie and Spa Catholic.

Hoosick Falls scored a 343, with Canajoharie at 345 and Spa Catholic at 346.

The pair were Mathew Smith and Ryan Bloomer, who each carded 79s to lead the way. Connor Smith added an 88 with Hayden Smith coming in with a 97, good enough to help his team to the victory.

Mathew Smith and Bloomer each qualified for the Section II state qualifier taking place Oct. 13 and 15 at Orchard Creek Golf Course in Altamont.

MAU blanked on court

BENNINGTON >> The Mount Anthony volleyball team hosted Wahconah and fell 3-0 on Tuesday. The set scores were 25-16, 25-14 and 25-17 in favor of the Warriors.

Some top MAU performances came from Jordyn Burke who had six kills, while Emma Myers and Jonna Loomis had four and three, respectively. Brooke Young added four aces on the evening as well.

MAU travels to face Mount Everett on Thursday.

SVC volleyball swept

BENNINGTON >> A strong performance from behind the service line led to the visiting Bay Path University Wildcats sweeping Southern Vermont 3-0 Tuesday night in New England Collegiate Conference women's volleyball action at the Mountaineer Athletic Center.

Bay Path pulled away to win the opening set 25-16 before taking the second frame by a 25-10 margin. The Wildcats then edged SVC 25-20 in the third to close out the night.

SVC was led offensively by freshman Tay Phillips who recorded a match-best 11 kills while adding four digs to her line. Senior captain Brin Goldman had a team-high 13 digs to go with her 15 assists and three kills, and Bennington College freshman Gaby Oropeza provided another 10 digs and two assists in the effort. Lizzy Bench had eight digs and two kills for Southern Vermont while freshman Sarah Billow notched six kills and three digs.

The Wildcats racked up 21 service aces on the night to Southern Vermont's three while registering a 27-23 advantage in kills.

The Mountaineers (3-13, 0-2 NECC) continue their four-match home stand on Thursday, welcoming SUNY Cobleskill to the MAC for a 7 p.m. first serve.


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