Roundup: Indians upset Witches
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Central School baseball team got back on the winning track on Monday, topping Greenwich 5-3.
Andy Romack pitched a complete game in his first varsity start, striking out four batters in the win. All three runs were unearned.
At the plate, Andy Bearor had a single, a double, an RBI and a run. Caleb Rowland added a single and an RBI, while Lucas Motsiff had two hits, including a double, and an RBI.
The Indians move to 2-11 overall and 2-8 in the Wasaren League and return to action today against Stillwater.
Legacy named Coach of the Year
BENNINGTON -- Add another accolade to the list for Mount Anthony Union High School wrestling coach Scott Legacy
After a year in which his Patriots won their 26th Vermont title and 8th New England crown, Legacy was named the Coach of the Year by USA Today.
In the first year of the American Family Insurance All-USA Wrestling Team, USA Today named Legacy as its coach of the year.
Legacy was the only representative from the New England region on the list, which had a first and second team for all weight classes.
MAU boys smash Fair Haven
FAIR HAVEN -- Blake Greenawalt lost his match at first singles for Mount Anthony Union High School on Monday against Fair Haven, but his teammates picked him up by sweeping the other six games to give the Patriots a 6-1 win over the Slaters.
Brian Murphy, Hao Guo, Flavio Iudica and Ben Michon all picked up two-set wins at singles, while at doubles coach Ken Turn mixed things up but got the right results.
Austin Ulrich and Nick Gauthier won at first doubles and Haziq Qari and Dylan Boulet won at second doubles.
The win pushes MAU to .500 at 3-3. The Patriots return to action on Wednesday against Rutland.
Bulldogs girls tennis wins
MANCHESTER -- The wins just keep on coming for the Burr and Burton Academy girls tennis team.
The Bulldogs swept Bellows Falls 7-0 on Monday to move to 6-0 on the year.
Maddy Pagnucco, Irene Matas and Gabby Vella all won 6-0, 6-0 in singles action, while Stellah Oh picked up a 6-2, 6-2 win over Emma Moyna and Silvia Velasco won 6-1, 6-1 at fifth singles.
In doubles action, top doubles team Eliza Breed and Julia Campanella won 6-3, 6-0 and second doubles, comprised of Maria De Pablo and Megan Knight, won 6-0, 6-0.
Patriots girls tennis rolls
BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony Union High School girls tennis team got back to .500 on Monday, topping Otter Valley 7-0 at the Rec Center.
The match of the day was at second singles, where Keara Sternberg won in three sets. Sternberg was down after the first set and found herself in a 4-1 hole in the second, but she battled back to force a second-set tiebreaker, which she won, and in the third set she sealed the win with another tiebreaker victory.
Jessie Kuzmicki, Erica Frost, and Margaret Curtin all won their contested matches in singles, while Grace Page won by forfeit.
In doubles action, Taylyr Tobin and Nicole Monick won at first doubles while Sam Green and Julia Parks won at second doubles.
MAU moves to 3-3 and the team returns to action on Wednesday at Rutland.
Panthers claw Bengals
TAMARAC, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Central School baseball team fell behind early but rallied for a 5-2 win over Tamarac on Monday.
Wyatt Whitman hit the go-ahead runs on a two-run single in the third.
Peter Muratorri had two singles and an RBI in the win, and had three catches in left field that coach Mike Lilac called "spectacular" and "made the difference" for the Panthers in the win.
Kealan Hitt went the distance, giving up two earned runs while striking out six.
HFCS moves to 6-5 overall and 4-4 in the Wasaren League. The team returns to action today against Greenwich.
Panthers softball downed
TAMARAC, N.Y. -- The game was close, but not the way Hoosick Falls Central School wanted it.
In a softball game against Tamarac on Monday, the Panthers fell to the Bengals 2-0.
Alyssa Ellis went the distance for Hoosick in the loss, giving up seven hits while walking five and striking out three.
Ellis and Ashley St. Onge picked up hits for Hoosick Falls, while Brianna Matizinsky hit a home run for Tamarac.
Hoosick falls to 5-8 overall and 5-4 in the Wasaren League. The Panthers return to action today against Greenwich.
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