Mount Anthony drops opener to Terriers

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WESTMINSTER — The Mount Anthony baseball team had a strong day offensively in its opener against Bellows Falls, but couldn't pull out the win, dropping the game 12-11 Saturday afternoon.

Ethan LaBatt. Caleb Hay and Tanner King all had two hits and two runs batted in for the Patriots.

Charlie Gratton and Brodie Krawczyk both had a RBI apiece.

Hay, Krawczyk and LaBatt split time on the mound for MAU.

The Patriots fall to 0-1 and play Brattleboro on Thursday.

Senecal paces BBA

FAIR HAVEN — In a pitchers' duel between Burr and Burton baseball's Ethan Senecal and Fair Haven's Aubrey Ramsey, Senecal got the upper hand as BBA went on to win 1-0.

Senecal threw 95 pitches, allowing just one hit in a complete game shutout, along with 10 strikeouts.

Bulldogs' Blake Greene led off the third and got on base on a fielding error that allowed him to advance another base.

Shortstop Daniel Hathaway hit next and executed a hit and run through the infield to score Greene as the game's lone run.

BBA improves to 1-0 and plays Mill River at home Wednesday.

Cambridge track competes

CASTLETON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. — The Cambridge girl track and field team finished seventh, while the boys took ninth at the team's meet at Maple Hill Saturday morning.

On the girls side, Anna Headwell finished first in the 800m dash.

Brecke Gifford took second in the shot put and discus throw for the Indians.

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Lexi Alpy finished second in the 3000m run, with teammate Autumn Headwell taking seventh.

On the boys side, Orion Baker-Porazinski took first in the triple jump for Cambridge.

Kaedin Ogilvie finished fourth in the 200m dash.

Daniel Blanchfield and Liam Keith took seventh and ninth in pole vault.

Nolan Byer was eighth in the high jump, while the 4x800 relay team took sixth.

SVC tops Dean

BENNINGTON — There was no shortage of offense at Everett Field Saturday afternoon as Southern Vermont College held on to defeat Dean College 23-15 in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) women's lacrosse action.

In their home opener, the Mountaineers went on top 12-5 before the halftime break. DC would whittle a 10-goal deficit down to six late in the game, but SVC outscored the Bulldogs 3-1 through the final five minutes to stay on top and grab the league win.

Mountaineer sophomore Alex Safford tied her career-high of nine goals to lead all players, and she also had three assists, four ground balls, two draw controls and a pair of caused turnovers. Freshman Brittany Fulton had three goals and an assist while senior Aubrey Vierstra chalked up two goals, two assists, five ground balls and a pair of caused turnovers.

Southern Vermont (1-7, 1-1 NECC) next heads to Elms College on Wednesday for a 7 p.m. conference contest.

SVC drops two

BENNINGTON — The Southern Vermont College softball team was overpowered Saturday afternoon at Willow Park as the Mountaineers lost 21-4 and then 18-1 — both games ending after five innings — during a New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) doubleheader against Newbury College.

In game one, after the Nighthawks scored five runs in the top of the first, SVC came right back with three of its own in the home half of the inning. NC, however, would go on to score another five in the second before adding six in the third; the visitors kept crossing the plate through the fifth to walk away with the win.

Southern Vermont sophomore catcher Mackenzie Rumrill went 3-for-3 with four RBIs and a run scored while junior second baseman Alexis Hufnagel was 1-for-3 in the effort. Freshman pitcher Julia Whipple scored two runs for the Mountaineers.

In game two, NC tallied a lone run in the first during game two before touching home five times in the second. The Nighthawks then scored at least three runs over the next three frames to put it out of SVC's reach and claim the sweep.


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