Patriots blast Slaters



FAIR HAVEN -- A nine-run second inning propelled Mount Anthony softball to a 16-1 win in six innings over Fair Haven.

Kori Bow was the big offensive star for the Patriots, going 4-for-4 with two singles and two doubles and a pair of RBI. Kate Goodell added three hits and Makayla Farrara smacked a two-run triple.

Baylee Ports was the benefit of all that offense, striking out four and allowing three hits. MAU improves to 3-0 and travels to Drury today.

Panthers top Maple Hill

MAPLE HILL, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls boys lacrosse team earned the second win in program history with a 15-2 rout of Maple Hill on Tuesday.

Mark Hackett, Matt Sprague and Nick Schrom all had hat tricks, while Schrom also had three assists. Other goal scorers were Cole Votra (two), Noah Labarge (two goals, two assists), Jake Bakaitis (one) and Charles Whitman (one). Chris Shielding had eight saves in the victory.

MAU bests Fair Haven

FAIR HAVEN -- Mount Anthony’s Matt Upright lead the way on the mound and the plate in an 11-1 win over Fair Haven.

Pitching, Upright threw a three-hitter and struck out 12 in a complete-game. At the plate, he was 3-for-5 with two RBI.

Ezra Caron added two hits and two RBI and Brody Farnum added a pair of hits.

MAU is 1-2 and plays Hoosick Falls on Friday at home.

Panthers drop to Cohoes

HOOSICK, N.Y. -- Jordyn Haynes scored five goals, but it wasn’t enough as Cohoes beat Hoosick Falls, 16-11, in girls lacrosse on Tuesday.

Hannah Fricke and Dana O’Malley added a pair of goals each, while Caytlyn Springer and Paige Graney contributed with a score. Kara LaFlamme had 6 saves in the defeat.

Hoosick Falls is 0-2 in the Capital District Women’s Lacrosse League and 0-6 overall.

Warriors topple HFCS

HOOSICK, N.Y. -- Stillwater’s Taylor Moore struck out eight and went 2-for-4 at the plate as the Warriors topped Hoosick Falls, 7-3, in Wasaren League softball action on Tuesday.

Moore allowed three runs on seven hits and four walks in the win.

For Hoosick Falls, Erika Quackenbush allowed seven runs (three earned) and struck out three in seven innings. At the plate, Quackenbush was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Alyssa Ellis added an RBI hit, and Liz Ryan was 2-for-3 from the leadoff spot.

Whitman leads Panthers

HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The first varsity start for Hoosick Falls sophomore Wyatt Whitman was a successful one as he and the Panthers beat Stillwater, 5-3.

Whitman allowed two earned runs and five hits, while striking out five in a complete-game effort. Up two, Stillwater loaded the bases in the seventh, but Peter Muratorri came up with a great snag on a hot shot to second to end the game.

Tom Peabody and Alex Mendez each had doubles for Hoosick Falls, while Tyler Rondeau added an RBI. The Panthers improve to 2-1 in the Wasaren League and 3-1 overall.

Cambridge wins first

GRANVILLE, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Central School baseball team earned its first win of the year with a 7-5 victory over Granville.

Cambridge scored four runs in the top of the seventh to take the lead. Graham Hall tied the game at 5-5 with a two-run single and Jake Harrington had the go-ahead RBI with a hit-by-pitch with the bases loaded.

Brady Sausville scored the win for 1-6 Cambridge, going the distance and allowing seven hits while striking out six.

Hartford walks off

HARTFORD -- The Burr and Burton Academy baseball team lost their second one-run game in a week, falling on a walk-off hit to Hartford, 4-3. Hartford scored two unearned runs in the sixth to tie the game, then took advantage of a BBA error to score the winning run.

Jon Iris took the loss for the Bulldogs, who are 2-2 on the season and face Randolph on Saturday at 11 a.m.

BBA falls to Chiefs

CHESTER -- Burr and Burton Academy’s Rachel Senecal thwarted a perfect game attempt by Green Mountain’s Steph Knockenhauer with a seventh inning double in an 8-0 loss in the Bulldogs’ opener.

With two outs in the seventh, Senecal crushed the ball to left center to break up the perfect game. BBA’s Caitlyn Arellano struck out six and allowed six hits. BBA travels to West Rutland on Thursday.

Benn Road Race May 4

BENNINGTON -- The 26th annual Steve Zemianek Bennington Road Race will be held on Sunday, May 4 beginning at the Park McCullough house in North Bennington.

This year’s event is dedicated to the memory of local educator and marathon runner Gail Harwood. The race is produced and directed by the Batten Kill Valley Runners.

All net proceeds will be donated to the Mount Anthony Union High School Zemianek scholarship fund.

The kids race will begin at 9:30 a.m., and the 3.8K and 10K races will start at 10 a.m.

Registration is $15 in advance and $20 after May 1.

Runners can register online at Paper registration is available at Wills Insurance, Bennington Recreation Center, Off the Wall, Anytime Fitness, Bennington Sports Center and all schools in Bennington and North Bennington.

Masters swim meet

BENNINGTON -- The 3rd annual Monumental Masters Mini Meet will be held on Saturday, April 26 at the Bennington Recreation Center on Gage Street.

Adults over the age of 18 are encouraged to swim, no prior competition is required. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Bennington Marauders swim team.

Warm-ups start at 9 a.m., with the first event beginning at 10 a.m.

Pre-registration is $15 per swimmer by April 22, or $20 the day of the event. Forms are available at the Rec Center, or email for more info.


Benn. Basketball School

BENNINGTON -- Applications are now being accepted for the Bennington Basketball School for Boys. The camp runs from July 7 to July 11. Players aged 12-15 will practice from 8 a.m. to noon, and 7-11 will practice from 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

To sign up, email the participants’ name, age and t-shirt size to or call Dan Sleeman at 802-447-1994.


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