Bennett stars as Warriors top Panthers
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. — Lake George center Graceann Bennett had a double-double as the Warriors topped the Hoosick Falls girls basketball team 55-45 Wednesday night.
Bennett scored 25 points and had 12 rebounds for Lake George.
The Panthers were led by Grace Wysocki, who had 12 points and also had four rebounds on the night.
Sky Haynes added eight points for Hoosick Falls.
The Warriors had a significant advantage on the boards, outrebounding the Panthers 34-16.
Hoosick Falls drops to 6-3 on the season.
Mount Anthony swimming sweeps
CRARYVILLE, N.Y. — The Mount Anthony swim team swept Taconic Hills on Wednesday, with the girls winning 100-69 and the boys winning 89-48.
Winners on the girls side included the 200 medley relay, Savannah Robson in the 200 IM, Sarah Ascuitto in the 50 free, Emily Ascuitto in the 100 free and 100 fly and the 100 back, the 200 free relay, Lily Spencer in the 100 breaststroke and the 400 free relay.
On the boys side, they won all three relays. Individually, Fausto Pinto won the 100 and 200 free, Lucas Reutter won the 200 IM, Devin Deets won the 50 free and the 100 fly, Ben Medvedev won the 500 free and the 100 back and Anthony Mazzola took the 100 breaststroke.
SVC splits doubleheader with MCLA
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Southern Vermont College basketball teams split a doubleheader with Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts on Wednesday night, with the women falling 68-37 in the first game before the men won 82-60 in the second game.
For the women, Liv Pressley was the only player in double figures with 10, while Di Smith added eight for the 3-8 Mountaineers.
Karina Mattera led all scorers with 15 points.
On the men's side, SVC (8-2) had four players in double figures, led by Kajuan Kinsey with 24. Donnell Frayer Jr added 14, Kyle Depollar had 13 and Kiran Durant had 10 for the Mountaineers.
MCLA was led by Hayden Bird's 13 points.
Panthers sweep LG
HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls bowling team returned to action after the holiday break on Wednesday with a 4-0 home victory over Lake George.
Hoosick Falls finished the match with a total of 3861 pins to Lake George's 2795.
Colin Cipperly had a high-game of 278 and series score of 758 to lead the Panthers, while Garrett Dunsmore (222-599) led Lake George.
Other top scores for Hoosick Falls included: Meghan Backes (245-672), Evan Webster (242-668) and Erin McCart (251-613).
The win improves Hoosick Falls' point record to 43-1 this season. They will finish this week by hosting Hadley-Luzurne on Thursday.
Granville tops Indians
GRANVILLE, N.Y. — The Cambridge boys basketball team couldn't keep up in the first half, as they fell to Granville 80-44 Wednesday night.
The Golden Horde were led by Jarrett Williams with 26 points, including 10 made field goals.
Josh Oakman and and Nick Summer added 17 and 14 points respectively.
The Indians were led by Brian Hall added 17 points, while Nick Murphy had 12 points.
Cambridge falls to 2-6 on the year.
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser
BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony wrestling team is holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on January 4.
The event will start at 4 p.m. at the Eagles club on North Street in Bennington.
Dinners will be available for $10 and include a great portion of spaghetti, meat sauce and garlic bread.
Christmas tree fundraiser for MAU XC ski team
BENNINGTON — Help the MAU Nordic Ski Team raise $2,000 for equipment and wax, just by getting rid of your Christmas tree.
Trees will be picked up at your home on Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and suggested donation to the MAU Nordic Ski Team is $5-$15, or more if you'd like!
To schedule a pick-up contact Rachel Payne at 802-681-5177 or email@example.com.
Hoosick baseball, softball registration
HOOSICK, N.Y. — Registration has started for the Hoosick Falls Little League. There's an early bird registration in January, a $5 discount for each registration.
There will also be an in-person registration on Jan. 12 at Iron Coffee from 9 to noon.
Registrations will be available until Feb. 28. For questions, call Ted Senecal at 518-331-7286.
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