Roundup: Mount Anthony lacrosse unveils awards
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BENNINGTON -- After an 8-10 season, Mount Anthony Union High School’s Avery Peck and Nick Altland were chosen as first team Marble Valley League selections in boys lacrosse.
Peck and fellow senior Luke Keenan will also represent MAU at the senior showcase, while Peck, a second-team All-State selection, is the lone representative for the Twin State game on Saturday.
Six other MAU players were chosen for the second team MVL, including Otis Selib, Layne Trafton, Jackson Thibodeau, Damon Young, Ben Prandini and Keenan.
Coach Paul Reif was also named as the Vermont coach of the year by US Lacrosse.
Team awards included: Avery Peck, MVP; Damon Young, Offensive Player of the Year; Nick Altland, Defensive Player of the Year; Luke Keenan, Chris Shea Award; Matt Strano, Coaches Award
Post 13 falls
HARTFORD -- Bennington Post 13 was held to four hits on Thursday night as they lost 2-0 to Hartford.
Ellis Baker led the way with two hits, while Austin Metcalfe and Weston Lozier had base hits, but Post 13 stranded 12 runners in seven innings.
The Post 13 defense was on point as well, turning three double plays. Post 13 is 1-1 and faces Bellows Falls for a doubleheader on Saturday and a nine-inning game on Sunday at South Royalton. All games start at noon.
BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Horseshoe Club will host a tournament to honor long-time player Leon O’Dell and his 50 years of play at the club.
The event will take place on Sunday at the club at Willow Park. For more information, call 802-442-4745 or 802-949-7094.
Lax camp registration
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Youth Lacrosse Camp for boys will be held from July 14 to July 17 at Willow Park in Bennington.
Boys from kindergarten through second grade will go from 9 a.m to 11 a.m. with a registration fee of $75, while grade three through 10 will go from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for a registration fee of $150.
Equipment is available, if needed. To print out a brochure, visit www.malavt.com and click on the camp and clinic link. For more information, contact Chris at 802-779-4837.
Lady Patriots basketball camp July 14-18
BENNINGTON -- The Lady Patriot Basketball School will run the week of July 14 through the 18th at Mount Anthony Union High School for players between the ages of 7 and 14.
For more information, contact MAU coach Brian Harrington at 442-9834.
Bennington Basketball School looking for campers
BENNINGTON -- Mount Anthony Union High School boys basketball coach Dan Sleeman is still accepting basketball players for his Bennington Basketball School for Boys camp. The program will run from July 7 through July 11. Age group 12-15 will practice from 8 a.m. to noon, while the 7-11 age group will run from 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
This is the 43rd year of the Bennington Basketball School.
To sign up, email the participant’s name, age and t-shirt size to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 804-447-1994.
SVC basketball camp
BENNINGTON -- Registration is open for the Southern Vermont College basketball camp. Interested boys and girls entering grades 3 to 11 can sign up by going to the SVC website and downloading a camp brochure.
The camp will run four separate weeks: June 30 to July 2, July 14 to 18, July 21 to 25 and August 4 to 8. Each day’s session goes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Friday from the last three weeks ending at noon.
For more information, call SVC men’s basketball coach Dan Engelstad at 447-4012 or e-mail email@example.com.
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Storm will host a volleyball tournament in honor of Jesse Roy on June 28 at JC’s Tavern in Bennington.
The tournament will be double elemination, and will feature teams of four. The games will be rally scoring to 25.
Registration is $100 per team. For more info contact the Storm hotline at 802-681-9058.
SHAFTSBURY -- On Sunday, June 22, the Catamount Bow Hunters will be hosting a Tri-State 3D Competition.
Registration on Sunday is from 7 a.m. to noon and is $12 for adults and $5 for youth. Cubs are free with a paid adult.
Member and non-members are each welcome and there will be food and beverages available.
The club is on Fuller Road. For more info, contact 802-442-3667 or visit Catamount Bow Hunters on Facebook.
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