Roundup: Voltage hit late for draw



MANCHESTER -- With the Vermont Voltage down 2-1 to the Real Boston Rams, Ovan Oakley scored a goal in the 93rd minute to bring things level and preserve a badly-needed draw for the Voltage.

Oakley was also responsible for setting up the Voltage’s first goal of the day, as his pass found Durand Shand to make it 1-1 in the 39th minute.

Finnelstein Lvice put Boston up 1-0 in the 39th minute, then Machdo Fabio put the Rams up 2-1 in the 70th minute.

The draw pushes the Voltage to 0-7-2 on the season. With just two points so far, the Voltage are still bottom of the Northeast Division in the USL PDL. The Rams are now 4-3-1 and sit fourth in the division with 13 points.

The Voltage are back in action on Thursday in Montreal, Canada against the Montreal Impact U-23 team.

Post 13 goes 1-2

BENNINGTON -- The Post 13 baseball team dropped a pair of contests to Bellows Falls on Saturday before bouncing back for a win over South Royalton on Sunday.

On Saturday, Post 13 dropped the first game 3-2 and the second 7-0.

In the first game, Wyatt Whitman took the start and went five innings, while Matt Upright pitched the final two.

In the second game, Brady Sausville took the loss while Devin Babson came on in relief. Babson had two hits in the game, while Ezra Caron hadded a double and a single.

On Sunday, Post 13 put 18 hits up against South Royalton to get the win. Sausville went 4-6 at the plate, while Babson and Zach Bahan each had three hits and Upright and Blake Carey each added two hits. In total, everyone in the order picked up at least one hit in the game.

Upright took the start while Ellis Baker pitched two innings in relief. The game was scheduled for nine innings, but ended after six with the 10-run mercy rule.

Post 13 returns to action on Tuesday with a home game against Brattleboro.

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 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 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

Storm fundraiser

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.


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