Patriots girls lax run past Rice

SOUTH BURLINGTON — Avery Galle scored five goals to lead the Patriots past Rice, 12-4, on Saturday.

Caroline Musinski added three goals, while Rebecca Crosier pitched in with two. Natalie Jelley and Madison Schneeberger each tallied once.

Lisa McNamara had three goals for the Green Knights. Anisa Tarrant added a goal.

Mia Schneeberger earned the victory in the cage with six saves, while Abi Jacunski made five stops for Rice.

MAU is 2-1, while Rice drops to 1-2.

Big second half propels Knights

SOUTH BURLINGTON — Rice outscored Mount Anthony 10-2 in the second half on Saturday as the Green Knights topped the Patriots 15-4.

Davis Lavoie led the way for Rice with five goals and three assists, while Oliver Gignoux added four tallies.

For Mount Anthony, Nick Salem scored twice, while Carson Morgan and Max Noyes added single goals.

Chris Mayer made 10 saves for MAU, while Cale Layman stopped 10 shots for Rice.

Rice is 2-1, while MAU is 0-3.

Hoosick doubles up Maple Hill

HOOSICK, N.Y. — Hoosick Falls got a lead early and didn't relinquish it in an 18-9 win over Maple Hill in boys lacrosse on Saturday.

Guy Milliman and David Everard each had five goals to lead the Panthers, Milliman also added three assists. Zaine Becker had a strong day, the defenseman moving up to attack to score three goals and dish out three assists.

Single goals were scored by Dmitri Rose, Craig Sawyer, Zach Cahill, Liam McGarvin and Jacob Travis. Riley Drew-Cross and Caleb Jones got into the scorebook with assists.

For Maple Hill, Joe Merhige and Tai Ryan each had hat tricks.

SVC loses to Wheelock, but tops Becker on Senior Day

BOSTON, Mass. — Southern Vermont College suffered its first New England Collegiate Conference women's lacrosse loss of the year Saturday afternoon as the visiting Mountaineers fell 20-11 to Wheelock College at Winsor Field.

The Wildcats ran out to an 11-5 lead by the end of the first half before padding that advantage in the final 30 minutes for the league victory.

Mia Prouty led the Mountaineers with three goals, and she also collected four draw controls while Stephany Ferreira had two scores and an assist. Natalie Rose Canterbury tallied a goal, an assist, two ground balls and a team-high five draw controls in the effort. Alex Safford chalked up a goal, two ground balls, and a team-best three ground balls.

Mountaineer senior goalie Kristiana Goldup made 12 saves in the first 47:11 of the loss (2-3).

On Sunday, SVC went up 6-0 against Becker en route to a 12-3 win.

Safford had seven goals and eight ground balls for the Mountaineers; she's now tied at second in the league with 36 goals on the year.

Southern Vermont improves to 3-1 in NECC play (4-7 overall) while Becker falls to 1-11 on the year and 1-4 in the NECC.

SVC drops 2-of-3 against Becker

LEICESTER, Mass. — Southern Vermont College dropped the first two games of its series against Becker College Saturday afternoon as the visiting Mountaineers fell 5-3 and then 10-5 at Rochdale Park, before setting a record for runs scored in a conference game in a 21-6 win on Sunday to salvage the last of the series.

In Game 1, designated hitter Will Iannacone was 1-2 with a walk, a solo homer, his first collegiate round-tripper, and a total of two runs scored as senior Nick Hartman struck out five from the hill during the loss (3-4).

In Game 2, Becker took a 9-0 lead in the bottom of the first and cruised from there. The big blow was a three-run homer to put the game out of reach.

Zack Stacey went 2-4 with two runs scored and an RBI while senior right fielder Niko D'Agnese had a 3-3 showing at the dish with a run scored and another batted in.

On Sunday, SVC turned the tide, scoring 11 runs in the sixth inning that saw 16 hitters come to the plate.

Third baseman Rob Spatafore was 3-3 with two walks and three runs scored while Dan Mason went 2-3 with a walk, five RBIs, and two runs scored. Cody Sullivan had a 2-5 showing from the batter's box with a walk, three runs batted in, and another three runs scored, and John Arancio went 2-4 with a walk, three RBIs, and a run scored.

Dylan Ramirez tossed the first six innings for the win, while Rees Lesoine picked up the three-inning save for his second close of the year.

The Mountaineers (7-17, 5-9 NECC) are at home for their next game as SVC hosts Skidmore College on Tuesday for a 4 p.m. non-conference start.

SVC sweeps doubleheader on Senior Day

BENNINGTON — The Southern Vermont College softball team celebrated its Senior Day with a couple of New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) wins over Wheelock College on Saturday as the hosting Mountaineers defeated the visitors 6-1 before running away with a 15-0 five-inning victory to take the sweep at Willow Park.

Prior to the start of the action, SVC recognized and honored its graduating members in Julia Florence, Nicole Matthews and Shea Wilson.

The Mountaineers scored five runs through the third and fourth innings to hold a 5-1 lead going into the final frames. SVC tacked up one more in the sixth while keeping Wheelock to just three total hits for win.

Taylor Jarosz went 2-4 with two RBIs and a run scored, and Brooke Gates was 2-3 with a pair of runs scored. Matthews turned in a 2-3 showing with a walk and a run scored.

Wilson registered her first win (1-13) of the season on her Senior Day as she was stellar from the circle—allowing just one run on three hits and three walks. She struck out eight WC batters with the last one giving the senior 100 career K's in the SVC uniform.

In Game 2, SVC jumped out to a 6-0 lead and scored in all five innings.

Matthews went 4-4 with a homer, three RBIs, and four runs scored while Jarosz was 3-4 with two runs scored and another batted in. Girard, who moved to the circle for the start, helped herself with a 3-4 showing which included four runs scored and an RBI. Wilson played left field in game two and went 2-3 with a pair of runs knocked in from the batter's box.

Southern Vermont (3-23, 3-9 NECC) is back at home on Monday for its next pair of games as the Mountaineers welcome Castleton University to Willow Park.


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