Roundup: Indians fall in lacrosse semis



GLENS FALLS, N.Y. -- The No. 4 seed Cambridge Central School boys lacrosse team fell to No. 1 Glens Falls in the Class C semifinal on Friday, 14-9.

Chris Warnke led the way for Cambridge with five goals and one assist, while Jarred Sausville added two goals and an assist.

Cambridge's nine-game win streak was snapped and their season ends at 12-5.

Connor Toich and Connor McGuirk each had four goals for 8-7 Glens Falls, who moves on looking for its fifth straight Class C boys lacrosse title. Chris Haas added three goals.

Cambridge goalie Christian Hunt had 12 saves, while Sam Gohn made 14 for Glens Falls.

Track at MAU

BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony boys track team won all three relays and scored individual victories in seven other events as the Patriots cruised to a team win on Friday.

MAU scored 176 points to outdo Brattleboro's runner-up 110-point effort. Rutland had 95 points to finish third. Burr and Burton Academy was fifth with nine points.

In the 4x800, Andy Seward, Andrew Brandmeyer, PJ Seward and Luke Lapean won uncontested in 8 minutes, 43.5 seconds. Tanner Jelley, Alan Bernard, Owen Page and Ben Winslow were winners by almost two seconds in the 4x100. Then in the 4x400, Andrew Brandmeyer, Ben Seward, Brad Myers and Andy Seward topped Rutland by nearly a minute.

Individually, Nathaniel Durfee won the 110-meter hurdles and the triple jump, Lapean legged out a victory in the 1,500 meters, Brandmeyer almost broke 2 minutes in the 800, while MAU went 1-5-6 in the 200 with Ben Seward scoring the win.

Lapean also won the 3,000 meters ahead of Andy Barlow in second. Ben Seward won the long jump with a leap of 18 feet, outsoaring his teammate Ben Winslow, who was second in 17 feet, 8 inches. Ben Hulett was second in the shot put.

BBA's Will Fisher was second in the 1,500, while Anders Proft was second in the triple jump. O'Brien Ellis ended up sixth in the shot put.

Arlington's Peter Macksey was fourth in the discus.

The MAU girls were second to Brattleboro, finishing with 130 points to Brattleboro's 141. Rutland (78), Fair Haven (64), BBA (48) and Arlington (28) rounded out the field.

All three relays were victorious for the Patriots, while individual winners included Taylor Gruber in the 100, Kinsey Boudreau in the 1,500, Abbie Crosier in the 800 and Sierra Dickie in the 200.

In the field events, MAU's Firdous Madany won the shotput, just ahead of teammate Taylor Haynes.

For BBA, Lydia Maier won the 300-meter hurdles and Arlington's Amber Welch won the discus.

BBA boys tennis

BURLINGTON -- Burr and Burton Academy's Peter Oh moved into the quarterfinal of the Vermont boys tennis individual state championships on Friday.

Oh topped Burlington's Anders Ode, 8-3, before facing South Burlington's Gabe Katz in the quarterfinals.

Sam Cochrane faced No. 4 seed Daniel Ro of Essex, losing 6-2, 6-3 in the round of 16.

In second round doubles action, the BBA team of Justin Walla and Cam Marcellus fell in straight sets to South Burlington's Ben Price and David Kunin, 6-0, 6-1.

Pagnucco into semis

BERLIN -- Burr and Burton Academy's Maddy Pagnucco is into the semifinals of the Vermont girls tennis individual tournament after beating South Burlington's Lila Badnejevic in the quarterfinals 6-1, 6-4.

"I thought [Maddy] played her best tennis yesterday, but today she stepped it up even more," said her coach, Dan Hutner. "In the quarterfinal, she went into the second set with a huge lead, then the girl started to come back. The thing I was most impressed with was her mental strength and fighting out that last game to stop the comeback."

With her victory, Pagnucco advances to play the No. 2 seed in the tournament, Champlain Valley's Kathleen Joseph, at 9 a.m. today.

"She is going up against an incredible player," Hutner said of Pagnucco's opponent. "[Maddy] is relaxed because she doesn't feel the pressure because she doesn't have to. She feels she can go in and play her best tennis and see where she ends up. She is more excited just to be playing at this level than trying to win a title."

Jordan Harmon bowed out in the round of 16 today, falling to South Burlington's Romana Bartsova 6-3, 6-1.


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