MAU boys second at MVL championship
BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony boys track team finished second at the Marble Valley League championships, held at Spinelli Field on Monday.
They finished behind Bellows Falls, who won both the boys and girls team races.
Individually, Evan Page won the 800 meters, while the 4x100 relay team scored a win.
Jack Haynes was runner-up in both the 100 and 200 meters, while Aneesh Kamath was second in the 3,000 meters. Cooper Mason was runner-up in the 300 hurdles. Gavin Johnson was second overall in both the shotput and the javelin.
Robert Cunningham was third in the 300 hurdles, while Johnson added a fourth place finish in the 100. Asa Burrows-Crane was fourth in the 1500 and Mason took a fourth-place in the 110 hurdles. Isaac Sibley was fourth in the high jump.
The MAU girls were fifth overall. Emma Salem won the 100 hurdles, while Jordan Mattison was third in the high jump. The 4x100 and 4x400 relays were each third, while Sarah Umphlett was fifth in the 800 meters.
Lane dominant for Arlington
TOWNSHEND — Arlington baseball pitcher Jack Lane had another dominant outing for the Eagles, leading his team to a 4-1 win against Leland and Gray.
Lane had 15 strike outs, allowing just two hits and walking a pair.
Lane allowed the lone run in the fifth inning.
Arlington scored single runs in the first and second and had its final two runs in the fifth.
Wil Stewart, Taylor Therriault, Kolby Wilkins and Jan Jerabek all had multiple hits for the Eagles.
Arlington improves to 5-7 and plays Black River Thursday at home.
MAU edges Colonels
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Mount Anthony boys lacrosse team found itself in a defensive battle with rival Brattleboro Monday night, coming out on top 5-4 at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts lacrosse field.
Defense came up huge for MAU in the win. Lucas Reutter was a major standout on the defensive end for the Patriots.
Hayden Gaudette made 19 saves in goal.
Jeff Potter led the way with three goals and an assist.
Max Noyes and Owen Hansen both scored a goal.
Noyes had three assists as well.
MAU improves to 4-8 and plays Wahconah at home today.
BBA tops Stratton
STRATTON — Ten players scored goals as Burr and Burton boys lacrosse topped Stratton Mountain School, 21-0.
Logan Sands led the way with five goals and two assists. Egan Schmitt and John Miceli each added three goals. Teddy Miranda, Jake Baker and Ellery Stahler all had a pair of scores, while Mark Carthy, Patrick Forstmann, Olivier Cazaudumec and Emmett Edwards all had a single score.
Steven Schmitt added three assists as 10 goals were assisted on the day.
Defensively, it was a total team effort, led by Jack Morrison and Trevor Finaldi in goal, according to BBA coach Tom Grabher.
Burr and Burton improves to 12-2 and hosts Senior Night on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Applejack Field.
MAU splits with Hartford
HARTFORD — The Mount Anthony baseball team grabbed a win and suffered a loss in its doubleheader against Hartford Monday afternoon.
In the first game, Patriots pitcher Caleb Hay had a dominant outing with a complete game, allowing three hits and striking out eight batters.
MAU pushed across a run, Brodie Krawczyk, on a Hay groundout in the first inning and added a run in the fourth inning.
The Patriots added their final run in the fifth inning.
In the second contest, MAU jumped out to a 2-0 lead on a two-run double by Hay in the third inning. Tanner King drove in Hay to make it 3-0.
The Patriots made it 4-0, before the Hurricanes started to make their comeback.
Riley Packard hit a double to drive in Hartford's first run and sac fly cut the MAU lead down to two.
The Patriots took that 4-2 lead into the seventh, where pitcher Cole Bushee got into trouble.
Bushee loaded the bases before he was replaced by Krawczyk.
A hit-batsman and wild pitch tied the game 4-4, before Packard hit a walk-off bloop single to win it for Hartford.
MAU is 3-9 on the year and plays Hoosick Falls at home today.
Panthers top rival Indians
SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y — The Hoosick Falls baseball team jumped on rival Cambridge early and went on to win 11-4 Monday afternoon at Chapko Stadium.
Cody Hodges and Evan Webster hit two run singles in the first inning for the Panthers.
Hoosick Falls added four more in the fourth, highlighted by Jake Sparks with a two-run single and it scored three in the sixth.
Hodges, Max Kipp and Nick Houghton all had two hit days for the Panthers.
Nate Genevick had Cambridge's biggest hit of the day with a two-run single in the seventh.
Brian Hall had three hits for the Indians.
Cambridge drops to 1-14 and Hoosick improves to 8-9.
The Indians host Tamarac today, while the Panthers travel to play Mount Anthony.
Patriots edge Raiders
RUTLAND — The Mount Anthony boys tennis team squeaked out a 4-3 win against Rutland Monday afternoon.
MAU's Nick Pappas was a straight sets winner over Charlie Hubble at No. 2 singles, 6-1. 6-4.
Brandon Anderson and Matt Corey were the other singles winners for the Patriots.
Jack Rogge and Sam Chaney won for MAU at No. 1 doubles, 6-0, 6-3.
Rutland won in straight sets at No. 1 singles, No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles.
The Patriots improve to 10-2 and finish the regular season against Hoosac School Wednesday on the road.
SMS names Nordic Director
STRATTON — Longtime Stratton Mountain School assistant Nordic coach Matt Boobar will assume leadership of the SMS Nordic program following the retirement of Nordic Director Sverre Caldwell at the conclusion of the 2018-2019 academic year.
For the last decade, Boobar has brought a plethora of endurance sports experience to Stratton Mountain School, working closely with Caldwell and even serving as interim Program Director during his tenure. In his 24 years of coaching, he has served as the head Nordic coach at the Holderness School and the assistant coach for Colby College as well as a five-time team USA World Junior Team coach.
Boobar was head coach for the New England team at Cross Country Junior Nationals for the ninth time this winter and helped to lead SMS Nordic to its 24th consecutive year with at least one gold medal at Junior Nationals.
He was also recognized as the NENSA Coach of the Year in 2009 and, in addition to coaching the SMS Nordic team, he created and coached the SMS Mountain Bike team to win the New England Championships in both 2017 and 2018.
He is also a two-time World Champion and four-time National Champion in Xterra.
Hunt, Onondaga win national title
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — Cambridge Central School alumnus Christian Hunt was part of the Onondaga Community College men's lacrosse team that won the NJCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship, the 12th in program history, with a thrilling 7-6 overtime victory over top-seeded Nassau (NY) in Batavia, NY on Sunday.
Hunt, a freshman goalie, made 15 saves this year and had a save percentage of .600 on the year.
The championship was the school's third straight title.
Bennington horseshoe players compete
BRISTOL — Bennington Horseshoe players competed Sunday at the Sodbusters Horseshoe Club in Bristol.
In Class A, Gale Greene went 6-1 and was the top local finisher, taking second.
Derek McDonald went 4-3 to finish fourth in Class B.
Jeffrey Woodcock was sixth in Class C.
Denny Young was second in Class D, while Samantha Coleman and Joe Hill were fourth and seventh respectively.
Damon Young won at Class E with a 6-2 record.
Jeremy Mentiply was eighth in Class F.
Jeremy Lapan went 6-1 to finish first in Class G. Cindy Brake was fifth, while Zack Wilson and Traci Greene were seventh and eighth.
Bonnie Davis was sixth in Class H.
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