Patriots sweep Vermont competition


VERGENNES >> The Mount Anthony wrestling team won three matches on Tuesday night.

They beat Mount Mansfield, 63-9, Champlain Valley 68-6 and host Vergennes 63-10.

Noah Call stepped into the lineup and went 3-0, along with Ashdin Schaefer and Keenan Taylor, who moved up to 120 and 126 going 3-0. Tyson Sauer, Tyler Raetz, Chris Mayer, Tyler Burgess, Austin Prendergast, Dakota King and Sebastian Rocher all were 3-0. Going 2-1 were AJ Wright and Calvin Hayford.

MAU hosts Bishop Hendricken, R.I. on Friday with JV at 5:30 p.m. and varsity at 6:30 p.m.

MAU girls win at Mountain Top

BRANDON >> The Mount Anthony girls Nordic ski team won the event at Mountain Top on Tuesday.

MAU had 27 points to top Middlebury's 29. BBA and Brattleboro finished the scoring. On the boys side, Brattleboro and Middlebury each had 27, but Brattleboro won on a tiebreaker. BBA was third with 32, MAU fourth with 62 and Rutland fifth.

On the girls side, Helena Bigelow was second overall for Burr and Burton Academy, while Allie Boudreau and Erica Hale went 5th and 6th for the Patriots. Emily Altland finished 10th as well for MAU.

On the boys side, BBA's Scott Mooney and Neil Thorley went 1-2 with Anders Proft seventh, while MAU's Ben Doucette was the top performer in 12th for the Patriots.

BBA basketball falls

BRATTLEBORO >> The Burr and Burton Academy boys basketball team was outscored by 13 in the second half and fell 56-41 to Brattleboro on Tuesday night.

Dylan DeJordy and Eli Lombardi combined for 34 points, DeJordy leading with 20. Carter Vickers was the top scorer for the Bulldogs with 14, while Eric Fenton and Cam Bunker each had six for the 10-7 Bulldogs.

They host MAU on Friday.

HF bowling wins Adirondack League

FORT EDWARD, N.Y. >> On Tuesday, the Hoosick Falls bowling team won their Adirondack League Bowling Tournament at Broadway Lanes in Fort Edward.

They finished with a 6-game total of "6,179" pins using the format of the best five scores of seven bowlers for each game. Fort Edward finished second with a total of "5,900" pins, Hoosic Valley finished third with a total of "5,899" pins, and Stillwater finished fourth with a total of "5,338" pins. It's the third year in a row that Hoosick Falls has won this tournament and the 10th time out of 15 years that the league has bowled this tournament.

Josh McCart led the team with a "578" triple in the morning round followed by a great "726" triple in the afternoon round for a great "1,304" 6-game series which was the highest for the entire tournament. Kyla Day added "1,268" for her 6-game series. A.J. Hurlburt was next highest with a 6-game total of "1,195". Tyler Lindsey had a 6-game total of "1,143". Jennifer Sargood also bowled well with a "543" in the morning and a "556" in the afternoon for a 6-game total of "1.099". Jon Bossoni had a good afternoon round of "247-581" and Chris Snyder had a good morning round of "210-526".

"It was an outstanding effort by the entire team and now we meet Fort Edward on Thursday at Strike Zone Lanes in Saratoga for the overall League Championship title," said Hoosick coach Bob Lang.

Panthers top Greenwich

GREENWICH, N.Y. >> Three players scored in double figures as Hoosick Falls topped Greenwich, 61-50, on Tuesday night.

Alex Mendez led the way with 18 points, including three 3-pointers, while Guy Milliman added 16, including an 8-of-10 performance at the foul line in the fourth quarter. Rem Hickey pitched in with 14 on four 3's, all in the second quarter.

Mountaineers crush Nighthawks

BROOKLINE, MASS. >> A huge first-half run paved the way for the Southern Vermont College men's basketball team to capture an 88-59 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) win over Newbury College Tuesday night.

The evening started as a tightly-contested matchup before SVC went up big on a 30-2 surge midway through the first period. Southern Vermont went into halftime ahead 54-22 and then maintained its large separation through the second stanza to close out the Conference victory.

SVC senior DeShawn Hamlet tallied a game-high 19 points on 8-of-15 shooting from the floor, adding eight rebounds, two assists and two steals to his line. Junior Nate Goldsmith registered his first double-double as a Mountaineer, scoring 15 points while pulling down a career-best 11 rebounds in just 16 minutes off the bench. Fellow junior Rayshawn Taylor had another 15 points and six boards in reserve time while senior Casey Hall recorded 10 points, nine rebounds and three assists on the night.

The Mountaineers improve to 17-3 on the year and 11-0 in league action, next making a visit to Mitchell College on Saturday for a 1 p.m. NECC tip-off. SVC has now won its last nine games this year and its last four straight meetings against the Nighthawks.

Pownal youth baseball sign-up

POWNAL >> The Pownal Cal Ripken baseball league is open to all Bennington, Pownal and surrounding area children from ages 4 to 12. Players between 9 and 12 years old can play in Massachusetts Cal Ripken state and district tournaments.

Pownal Cal Ripken offers 50/70 baseball for all major league level players.

There's no registration fee, but parents are required to sell eight raffle tickets per players with a max of 16 per family.

Sign-ups will take place on February 3 and February 10 at Pownal Elementary School from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Call Lori Gratton at 802-447-2510 or e-mail for more information or questions.

Hoosick soccer sign-up

HOOSICK, N.Y. >> The Hoosick Falls Soccer Club is opening up registration for the 2016 spring season.

There's a early bird special of $45 if registered and paid by March 1. Registration will be open until April 1.

The club is for players from pre-school to sixth grade.

For more information, visit or contact Laura at or 518-944-4971.


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