Relay teams tops at Individuals

GREAT BARRINGTON — The Mount Anthony swim team won a pair of relays at the Berkshire Individuals on Saturday at Bard College.

The Patriots — with the team of Aaron Mattison, Anthony Mazzola, Devin Deets and Zach LaForest — won the 200 medley relay in 1 minute, 57.85 seconds, just ahead of Wahconah and Monument Mountain.

They were also winners in the 200 free relay in 1:41.21, better than anyone else by more than five seconds.

Mazzola was an individual winner as well with a time of 2:49.61 in the 200 individual medley and finished second in the 100 breaststroke. LaForest was an individual winner himself in the 100 freestyle, finishing more than a second ahead of the runner-up.

LaForest was second in the 50 free in 24.71 seconds, while Deets and Morgan Flynn went 2-3 in the 100 butterfly.

On the girls side, Paige Marion was a runner-up in both the 50 and 100 freestyle, behind Wahconah's Ellie Field in each event. Marion finished the 50 in 26.12 seconds and the 100 in 1:00.31.

MAU's 400 free relay was second, finishing in 4:11.36, behind Monument Mountain.

BBA tops CVU

MANCHESTER — Burr and Burton's Egan Schmitt had three goals and an assist as the Bulldogs edged Champlain Valley, 5-4, on Saturday.

Schmitt's goals came in the end of the first period and a pair in the second.

CVU took a 3-2 lead after Jake Schaefer goal with 6:49 left in the second before Schmitt retied it with 3:35 left in the second.

Alex Carpenter scored the opening goal of the night with the assist from Schmitt. The final goal of the night came from Duncan Chamberlain.

Ethan Simonds had 32 saves. Carpenter added two assists, while Steven Schmitt had two assists. Jordan Eisenman, Quinn Murnaghan and Johnny Miceli all scored points as BBA improves to 10-3.

Red Raiders beat Hoosick Falls

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls girls basketball team fell 56-44 to Mechanicville on Saturday.

Logan Thayne led all scorers with 21 points, while Eliza Whitman added 11.

The Red Raiders were led by Sammy Pasinella's 19 and Jade Brown's 13.

Hoosick Falls is 8-9 overall.

Cummings, Linendoll win Class D titles

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — Zac Cummings and Tyler Linendoll won Class D championships as Salem-Cambridge finished in the top three.

Cummings won at 113 pounds, while Tyler Linendoll at 138 also was crowned champion after a 2-1 double overtime win.

Two other Salem-Cambridge wrestlers, David McFarland at 152 and Hunter Day at 160 pounds came all the way back to earn third place in the tournament.

The four will compete on Saturday at the Glens Falls Civic Center at the Section II tournament.

Four Panthers to compete in sectionals

STILLWATER, N.Y. — Four members of the Hoosick Falls wrestling team will compete at the Section II tournament next week after finishing in the top four at Class C on Saturday.

Gabe Fisher and Matt Laporte reached the championships, where both of them lost. Fisher was pinned by Watervliet's Connor Lyons at 113 pounds and Laporte lost to Mechanicville-Stillwater's Daniel Motta in a tight 4-3 decision.

Craig Sawyer finished third at 285, coming all the way back to pin Tamarac's Brad Bugbee in 2:10. Logan Powers was pinned by Greenville's Nic Reese to finish fourth.

SVC men top Lesley

BENNINGTON — The Southern Vermont College men's basketball team completed a perfect three-game home stand Saturday afternoon with an 81-60 New England Collegiate Conference victory over Lesley University at the Mountaineer Athletic Center.

SVC led 35-22 at the break before extending its advantage in the final 20 minutes to take the season sweep of LU and grab its sixth-straight victory.

The Mountaineers improve to 17-4 on the year and 9-1 in league play.

Claude Payne racked up a game-high 17 points while adding four rebounds and a pair of assists to his line. Andre Hodo followed with 16 points, four boards, and three steals, and Kyle Depollar came off the bench to register 14 points, three assists, and another three steals. Mike Pierre tied his career-high of seven assists in addition to pitching in 10 points and nine rebounds.

Southern Vermont is back in action on Wednesday with a 5:30 p.m. start at Becker College as the Mountaineers try to avenge their only NECC loss of the season.

SVC volleyball swept

BOSTON, Mass. — The Southern Vermont College men's volleyball team fell 3-0 to 15th-ranked Mass. Institute of Technology before being swept 3-0 by Emerson College Saturday afternoon in a tri-match hosted by EC at Brown & Plofker Gym.

The Engineers took the opening set of the day's middle match by a 25-13 margin, and they went on to win the next two at 25-7 and 25-8.

The hosting Lions defeated SVC with straight-set scores of 25-10, 25-9, and 25-12 to end the afternoon.

Adrian Dickerson led the team with four kills, and he also had a pair of digs in the effort. Sophomore Te Hayward chalked up three digs and a pair of block assists while junior Isaiah Backels tallied four assists and a pair of digs for the Mountaineers.

Young women's softball

BENNINGTON — Young Woman's Softball Sign ups will be held today and February 15 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Bennington Fire House on River Street, and February 15 at Molly Stark Elementary School from 6-7:30. All girls ages 7-12 yrs old as of January 1 are welcome. Fees are $55 per player: $95 two players same family: $130 three or more players same family. Please contact with any questions regarding the league or sign up online at


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