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Mount Anthony catcher Masson Billert reaches for the ball during a 2021 Division I semifinal game. Billert celebrated her senior day on Tuesday by hitting a double in a 5-1 MAU win.

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BENNINGTON — Mount Anthony softball celebrated its senior day with a 5-1 win over Otter Valley.

Seniors Autumn Hayes and Masson Billert did their part at the plate. Hayes drove in two runs while going one-for-three while Billert also went one-for-three, hitting a double.

Mia Paligo pitched all seven innings for the Patriots, striking out seven while allowing six hits and two walks.

MAU (8-5) wraps its season up on the road at Springfield (6-8) on Thursday. First pitch is 4:30 p.m.

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Michael Mawson is the sports editor for Vermont News & Media. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of New Hampshire in 2019. Michael was the sports editor of UNH’s student newspaper where he covered NCAA Division I athletics.


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