Roundup: BBA tennis finishes 13-0



WOODSTOCK -- The Burr and Burton Academy girls tennis team finished off a perfect regular season with a 6-1 win over Woodstock on Wednesday.

All five singles players won for BBA, with Maddy Pagnucco, Irene Matas, Jordan Harmon, Gabby Vella and Eliza Breed all picking up straight set wins.

In doubles action, Stella Oh and Julia Campanella won, while Maria De Pablo and Megan Knight had to forfeit due to injury.

BBA finishes the season 13-0.

Patriots tie Hurricanes

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION -- The Mount Anthony Union High School boys tennis team did something that coach Ken Turn had never seen before -- finish in a tie.

Playing against Hartford on Wednesday, both teams did not have a fifth singles player, and in the other six contested matches the teams split 3-3.

Brian Murphy and Flavio Iudica picked up two-set wins in singles action, while Blake Greenawalt and Hao Guo both lost three-set decisions.

In doubles, Ben Michon and Austin Ulrich fell, while Haziq Qari and Nick Gauthier won.

The tie leaves MAU at 6-6-1 heading into the postseason.

Bulldogs are perfect

MANCHESTER -- The Burr and Burton Academy boys tennis team wrapped up a perfect season with a 6-1 win over Woodstock.

Sam Cochrane, Noah Wetherald, Coley Stillman and Christian Webb all won in singles action, while Conor Harrington and Nick Fayette and Justin Walla and Cam Marcellus won in doubles action. Justin Tegen was the lone Bulldog to fall.

BBA finished the regular season at 13-0.

MAU tops Hartford

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION -- The Mount Anthony Union High School girls lacrosse team got it done on the road on Wednesday, topping Hartford 22-9.

Emily Cross scored five goals and added an assist in the win, while Erica Hale had three goals and Taylor Palmer, Brianna Zipprich, Anne Peck, Meghan Bishop and Kate Ahearn all had two goals.

In the cage, Sam Mayer made six saves in the first half while Leah Olansky stopped four in the second.

Esme Cole led Hartford with four goals.

MAU is now 9-3 on the year and return to action next Tuesday at Rutland.

MAU boys lacrosse wins

BENNINGTON -- Make it two wins in two days for the Mount Anthony Union High School boys lacrosse team, as the Patriots topped Stratton Mountain 14-3 on Wednesday.

Coming off of a 16-4 win over Pittsfield on Tuesday, the Patriots kept scoring as Damon Young hit for six goals and Avery Peck added five to propel MAU. Young added three helpers while Peck had one. Layne Trafton, Otis Selib and Matt Pellon each added solo goals.

Jackson Thibodeau had six saves in three quarters for the Patriots.

MAU is now 6-8 on the year.

Bulldogs outlast Colonels

In a contest that saw momentum swing both ways on Wednesday night, the Burr and Burton Academy girls lacrosse team beat Brattleboro, 14-12, in overtime.

BBA was down 9-6 early in the second half when the team strung together a 5-0 run capped by a Katy Jones goal with five minutes remaining. But the Colonels found life in the dying moments, scoring two goals, the tying one coming from Alex Fellows, to tie up the game and send it to overtime.

In overtime, Morgan Bazyk scored two of her game-high seven goals during the first half of the session to put BBA up 13-11, then Megan Siggins scored with just under two minutes left in the second to cut it to 13-12.

The Bulldogs were able to shrug off the goal, and with one second remaining Bazyk scored her final goal of the night to seal it.

Jones had three goals for BBA, while Hannah Lynde led Brattleboro with five goals. Lauren MacKenzie stopped 13 shots for BBA, while Marissa Semenovich had 11 saves and gave up 10 goals for Brattleboro and Gaia Borrero leg up four and stopped five.

BBA is now 10-2. The Bulldogs return to action on Friday at home.

Storm need players

BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Storm are still in need of players for the upcoming season.

Interested players should contact the Storm Hotline at 802-688-6651.


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