Patriots advance in tennis tourney
BENNINGTON >> The perfect season continues for the Mount Anthony girls tennis team as the No. 2 seeded Patriots defeated No. 15 Stowe on Wednesday, 6-1, advancing to the second round of the Division I tournament.
No. 1 singles player Margaret Curtin got things going for the Patriots with a straight set victory, winning the first set 6-2 and then won in a 7-5 tiebreaker in the second set.
No. 2 singles player Grace Page won her match in straights for MAU 6-0, 6-2.
No. 3 and No. 4 singles players Anna Salem and Ally White each won in straight sets 6-0, 6-1 to seal the match victory for the Patriots, while No. 5 singles Phebe Hall finished off a clean singles sweep for MAU with a straight sets win of 6-2, 6-3.
The only loss of the day for MAU came in the first doubles match, when the Patriots No. 1 doubles pair of Thea Pappas and Brooke Young dropped a three set thriller, losing 10-3 in the tiebreaker set.
MAU's No. 2 doubles pair of Kaitlin Banks and Trinity Galipeau though got a doubles win for the Patriots, grabbing of a straight sets victory of 6-0, 6-1 to help MAU improve to a perfect 13-0 on the season.
The Patriots will now host No. 10 Colchester in the second round of the tournament today at 3 p.m.
MAU ends regular season on 12 game winning streak
BENNINGTON >> For the second year in a row, the Mount Anthony softball team finished the regular season 15-1, beating Rutland on Wednesday 8-0.
Katie Saunders pitched a complete game shutout on the mound for the Patriots, giving only up three hits and striking out seven Raider hitters in the contest.
Senior Mariah Sauer-Yerke had a nice day at the plate for MAU, going 2-4 with two RBIs,
Fellow senior Kori Bow knocked in a team-high three runs for the Patriots, two of them coming sacrifice flys.
Freshman Cat Worthington had a solid 2-4 day at the plate with an RBI for MAU in the win.
The Patriots will now await the Division I playoff seedings to be announced early next week.
Eagles soar past Long Trail
ARLINGTON >> The Arlington baseball team scored a season-high 13 runs in their 13-3 victory over Long Trail on Wednesday.
Jack Lane got a complete game victory on the mound along with three hits at the plate for Arlington.
Jared Lacoste had three hits in the win as well for the Eagles.
With the win, Arlington improves to 4-9 on the season and their ten run win against Long Trail in largest margin of victory for the Eagles this season.
The Eagles will host Black River in their regular season finale on Friday at 4:30 p.m.
Bulldogs walk off over Eagles
ARLINGTON >> Burr and Burton's Jenny Kiernan hit a two-run walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Bulldogs edged Arlington, 17-16, on Wednesday.
The game was back and forth all day, with the Eagles putting up a big inning in the third and BBA answering in the fifth.
For BBA, Rachel Senecal was 4-for-5 with a triple, double and two singles, while Anna Osnow and Kiernan were each 3-for-5. For the Eagles, Riley Lane was on base four times and scored three runs, while Maggie Murphy scored three times.
BBA improves to 2-10 and hosts Black River tonight at 7 p.m. at the Arlington Rec Park.
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