MAU boys tennis tops Hoosac School at home

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony boys tennis team took five of seven matches against Hoosac School in its match Wednesday at Bennington Recreation Center.

At No. 1 singles, MAU's Michael Niemi and Hoosac's Oliver Lacroix played a close match. Each player took a set, so it came down to the final set, where Niemi pulled out a 13-11 game win.

The Patriots picked up wins at No. 4 and 5 singles as Brandon Anderson (No. 4) and Matt Corey (No. 5) both beat their opponents.

MAU took both doubles games in straight sets as well.

The Patriots are back in action Tuesday when they take on Hoosac School again. This time MAU will be on the road. The match is set for a 3:30 start.

Bulldogs beat Woodstock

WOODSTOCK — The Burr and Burton boys tennis team inched out a win against Woodstock, winning four out of seven matches to take home its first win of the season.

BBA won at No. 1 singles with Will Simmers taking a straight sets win over Oliver Wilson. Sean Pellerin and Sam Charette both won in straight sets as well at No. 4 and 5 singles for the Bulldogs.

Nick Plants was the final BBA win of the day, as he beat Sam Powers in a competitive three-set match that came down to a tiebreak in the final set.

The Wasps took both doubles matches and won at No. 3 singles in straight sets.

The Bulldogs are back in action Montpelier today at 3:30 on the road.

Tamarac tops Panthers

CLUMS CORNERS, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls baseball team held a three-run lead heading into the seventh inning, but couldn't hold on as they lost to Tamarac 6-5 Wednesday afternoon on the road.

Andrew Stevens got the start for the Panthers on the mound and he got the first batter he faced in the seventh out, before being lifted from the game due to pitch limit rules.

Cody Hodges came into the game to relieve Stevens and ended up giving up a hit and a walk.

With a one-run lead, Hoosick Falls committed an error that caused a pair of Bengals players to score to walk off with the win.

Ryan Bloomer and Brandon Decker both had singles that batted a run in for the Panthers. Hoosick Falls scored its other three runs on a bases loaded walk and a pair of runs on Tamarac errors.

The Panthers fall to 0-2 on the season and will look to get back on track Friday against Greenwich on the road.

Bengals stifle Hoosick Falls

CLUMS CORNERS, N.Y. — A late-game hitting surge for Tamarac was the difference in the Bengals 8-1 win against the Hoosick Falls softball team Wednesday.

The first three innings of the game was a pitching dual, but in the fourth the Bengals put the first run on the board. They added seven more runs over the next two innings to put the game away.

The Panthers notched just three hits in the contest, two from Marissa Landry and one from Stephanie Merwin. Gianna Bucciero knocked in three runs and three hits for Tamarac, while four other players had a pair of hits.

Defensive mistakes cost the visitors as Hoosick Falls committed five errors in the game.

The Panthers drop to 0-2 on the season and are back in action Friday against Greenwich on the road.


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