SVC women edge Nighthawks
BENNINGTON — The Southern Vermont College women's basketball team had five players in double figures as they edged Newbury, 73-70, on Tuesday afternoon.
Amber Flagg scored 18 to lead the Mountaineers, while Kala MacKenzie added 16 in her second-highest scoring effort of the year.
Chloe Longe had a season-high 13, while Shaniquewa Barnes and Amber Dow each pitched in 11.
Newbury was led by Savannah Olsen and Taylor Kelley, who each scored a game-high 19.
SVC is 4-1 in the NECC and travels to Daniel Webster on Thursday.
Five score in doubles to lead SVC
BENNINGTON >> DeShawn Hamlet led five Mountaineers in double figures in a 83-69 win over Newbury in a New England Collegiate Conference matchup at the Mountaineer Athletic Center.
Hamlet had 17 points to lead SVC, while Rayshawn Taylor added 15 and Nate Goldsmith added 13 off the bench in limited minutes. Jeff James pitched in 12 and Will Bromirski 10 as the Mountaineers improved to 10-3 overall and 4-0 in conference play.
James scored 10 of his 12 in the second half, while Taylor had nine of his 15 in the second as well.
SVC travels to Daniel Webster on Thursday.
BBA beats Mill River
MANCHESTER >> A strong second half propelled the Burr and Burton Academy boys basketball team to a 54-42 victory on Tuesday against Mill River.
BBA trailed by two at halftime before holding the Minutemen to 11 second-half points.
Carter Vickers led the Bulldogs with 20 points and nine rebounds, while Griff Stalcup had a double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds. Dylan Little added nine as BBA improved to 7-3 on the season.
HF bowling avenges lone defeat
HOOSICK, N.Y. >> The Hoosick Falls bowling team avenged its loss last week against Schuylerville on their lanes by beating them by the same 3-1 score at the Barbecue Lanes.
Hoosick Falls out-pinned Schuylerville 3,395 to 3,216. Leading the Panthers was Tyler Lindsey with a 232 high game and 593 series and Jennifer Sargood with a 217-592. Kyla Day was right behind with a 215-587 series. A.J. Hurlburt rolled a 577, Josh McCart a 532 and Jon Bossoni a 514 series.
The Black Horses' top bowler was Brady Griffin with a 263-657 series.
The team won the second game by 134 pins and the third game by 127 pins.
"The team did a great job not getting down after losing the first game by rolling some nice games in the second and third games to secure the win," said Hoosick Falls coach Bob Lang. "This was another match that the team can learn from and hopefully help in the coming weeks when we get into tournament play. It was another good team effort where everyone on varsity contributed to the win."
Hoosick Falls now has a league record of 9-0 and an overall record of 10-1.
Cambridge tops Tomahawks
CORINTH, N.Y. >> The Cambridge boys basketball team used a big third quarter to get past Corinth, 56-48, on Monday.
Trailing by six at halftime, Cambridge outscored Corinth 23-8 to take a lead into the fourth.
Kordell Benson led the Indians with 18 points, while Max Ratelle added 16. Chantz Baudoux led all scorers with 21 points.
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