SVC remains undefeated in the NECC


LEICESTER, MASS. — The Southern Vermont College men's basketball team remained undefeated in the New England Collegiate Conference on Tuesday night, with a 75-72 road win over Becker.

Four Mountaineers scored in double-digits in the game, with freshman Josh Borders leading the way with a game-high 18 points on the night to lead SVC to its 13th win of the season.

Seniors William Bromirski, DeShawn Hamlet and junior Nate Goldsmith also scored in double figures in the win for SVC as well.

With the win, SVC improves to 7-0 in the NECC.

The Mountaineers will try to continue to stay perfect in the conference on Thursday when they travel to take on NECC rivals Elms at 7 p.m.

Hoosick Falls bowling sweeps

STILLWATER, N.Y. >> The Hoosick Falls Central School bowling team defeated Stillwater on Tuesday by the score of 4-0.

Hoosick Falls had a match total of "3,529" pins to Stillwater"s match total of "3,119" pins.

The Panthers had three players bowl over 600 pins in the match

Leading the way for Hoosick Falls Varsity was senior Josh McCart with a match high 667 pins.

Senior Kyla Day had another great day on the lanes for the Panthers, scoring 625 in the Hoosick Falls win. Sophmoroe A.J. Hurlburt finshed off the 600 pin bowlers on the day for Hoosick Fals, bowling 614 pins on the day in the Panthers win as well.

"This was a good win on the road against Stillwater who has a very competitive team," said Hoosick Falls coach Bob Lang. " I hope that we bowl good again when we travel to Saratoga to bowl against Corinth on synthetic lanes for our last league match of the season."

With the win, Hoosick Falls now has a league point total record of 44-0 and an overall match record of 12-1.

They will bowl their last regular season match of the season today against Corinth at Strike Zone in Saratoga at 4:15 p.m.

MAU, BBA compete at Rikert (Monday)

MIDDLEBURY >> The Mount Anthony and Burr and Burton Academy Nordic ski teams competed at Rikert Touring Center on Monday.

On the boys side, BBA was third behind the host Tigers and CVU. MAU was sixth out of 10 teams. On the girls side, Mount Anthony and BBA tied at 59 points each, but MAU took third on the strength of the fifth skier.

CVU and Harwood were the top two teams.

For Burr and Burton Academy, each had an individual win the varsity race. For the boys, Scott Mooney finished the course in 20 minutes, 32 seconds, one second ahead of Middlebury's Nicholas Wilkerson.

The rest of the Bulldogs to record a scoring run were Anders Proft (eighth), Neil Thorley (15th) and Carter Hall (40th). Mount Anthony was led by Thomas Hendery's 21st place run and closely followed by Ben Doucette in 25th, Bill Greenwald in 27th and Noah Payne in 37th.

On the girls side, Helena Bigelow won the race in 26:39, 11 seconds ahead of Tatum Braun from CVU. She was followed by Raili Utiger in 9th, Carly Gayda in 11th and Emily Williams in 44th.

For MAU, Erica Hale was the top finisher in 5th. She was closely followed by Allie Boudreau in 15th, Bri Zipprich in 21st and Emily Altland in 22nd.

Softball signups

BENNINGTON >> Bennington Young Woman's softball signups for 2016 will be held January 25, February 2 and 10 at the Bennington Fire House on River Street in the truck bay from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

All girls ages 7-12 as of January 1 are eligible to play.

Marauders compete at Union College

The Bennington Marauders were back in action this past weekend at Union College. Nine swimmers from the Marauders competed at the Chris Goody IMX Challenge in Schenectady. Placing in the top 10 for the Marauders was:

Elyse Altland: 6th-200 IM, 5th-100 Breast, 4th-200 Free

Phebe Hall was a top 6 overall finisher in the IMX Challenge for the 17-year old age group. Phebe was awarded a ribbon for her achievement.

Also placing and achieving best times for the Marauders was: Paige Marion, Hall, Olivia Day, Meghan Barilone, Grace Burhans, Molly Harper, Shay Callanan and Perrin Marion.

The Marauders will compete again in late January at the Stingray Splash.


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