Roundup: Patriots perfect as MAU wins Southington Duals

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SOUTHINGTON, Conn. — The Mount Anthony wrestling team avenged a loss from last season in the finals of the Southington Duals, going 4-0 on the day to win the tournament.

They topped the hosts in the final, 60-18. In the semifinal, they beat Platt 54-27.

Their match against Nashua South was 19-18 through the first nine matches, but Mount Anthony got pins from Ben McLaughlin, Kyle Hurley, Keegan Coon, Stephen Brillon and Adam Frost to finish off a 48-19 victory.

Sam Wilkins and Frost each went 4-0 with four pins, while Brillon and Coon were 4-0 with three pins. Hurley finished 4-0, including a pair of decisions.

Devon Hurley was 3-1 at 113, while Caleb Carpenter and Hayden Gaudette were 3-1 at 220 and 285, respectively.

Jordan Ross went 2-1, Ben McLaughlin was 2-2, while Landon Davis went 1-1. Sam Blackman went 1-3, Aaron Johnson was 1-2 and Sebastian Peltier was 1-2.

The Patriots are off until next Saturday, when they host the Mount Anthony tournament.

MAU girls fall to CVU

HINESBURG — The Mount Anthony girls basketball team dropped a 68-26 decision to Champlain Valley on the road Saturday afternoon.

Grace Mahar had 12 points to lead MAU.

CVU was led by Catherine Gilwee's 12 points and 5 assists. Mekkena Boyd added 11 points and 5 assists, while Julia Blanck had 9 points and 8 rebounds.

MAU hosts Cambridge tonight at 7 p.m. at Kates Gym.

Panthers pull away from MAU

BENNINGTON — The Hoosick Falls boys basketball team pulled away over the final three quarters in an 84-61 win over Mount Anthony on Saturday night.

After the first quarter went 20-19 for the Panthers, they led by 12 at the break and kept it going from there.

Jon Kempf led all scorers with 33 points, followed by Max Kipp with a season-high 18. Tristan Williams added 16 and Dmitri Rose 11 in a balanced attack.

For Mount Anthony, Gavin Johnson scored a team-high 29 points and added 11 rebounds. Freshman Brenden Billert chipped in with 11.

Hoosick Falls is 7-1 and hosts Greenwich on Tuesday, while Mount Anthony is 0-6 and travel to Wahconah today.

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Lyndon doubles up BBA

MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton boys hockey team dropped a 4-2 match to Lyndon on Saturday night at Riley Rink.

BBA had goals from Quinn Murnaghan and Johnny Miceli.

For Lyndon, four different scorers lit the lamp. The tide turned when Aiden Hale and Duncan D'Olimpio each scored in the final three minutes of the second quarter.

BBA is 2-3 and hosts Woodstock on Wednesday.

Panthers 1-3 at Warrensburg Duals

WARRENSBURG, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls wrestling team finished 1-3 at the Warrensburg Duals over the weekend.

They beat Albany Academy, and lost to Beekmantown, Maple Hill and Warrensburg-Fort Ann.

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Liam McGarvin went 4-0 on the day with three pins. Keegan Philpott was 3-1 and Brendan Grenoble went 2-2.

The Panthers will face South Glens Falls on Wednesday.

MAU coaching positions

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony athletic department is looking for coaches, including varsity girls tennis and varsity girls soccer coaches. They are also looking for a middle school softball coach, two middle school baseball coaches, a JV girls lacrosse coach and a middle school boys soccer coach.

Anyone with interest should contact MAU athletic director Ashley Hoyt at 447-1899 or email with any questions or to submit a letter of interest and coaching resume.

BBA hockey raffle

MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton boys and girls hockey teams are once again selling cash raffle tickets. These tickets will be drawn on senior night later in the season. Only 500 tickets will be sold.

There are three cash prizes: 3rd place wins $500, 2nd place wins $1,000, and the grand prize is $2,000.

For more information, contact the Burr and Burton hockey teams.

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Former MAU pitcher hosting clinic

BENNINGTON — Former Mount Anthony and current Sage College pitcher Taylor Dicranian will be hosting a seven-week pitching clinic this winter.

The clinic will run each Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mount Anthony gym through January 19.

All ages are welcome and the cost is $100 for the clinic. Payment is due at the first session.

For more information, questions or to sign-up, email Dicranian at

New England Colonials looking for players

RUTLAND — The NEC International Basketball Club is pleased to announce its 40th Anniversary Ambassadors Tour.

The club has been invited to visit and play by teams in Europe and Dubai in April 2020.

The team is looking to enroll ten Vermont high school players (boys in grades 9-12) for this ten-day tour.

This is a competitive tour for players with JV and varsity experience and a sense of adventure.

The Vermont Colonials will begin its tour in Luxembourg City where they will represent the USA in the annual Sparta Bertrange Easter Tournament which draws teams from around the world. After games in Frankfurt, Germany, the team will fly on to Dubai where they will be hosted by the Greenfield International School.

The NEC International Basketball Club is a nonprofit, volunteer-run program that has as its central purpose the support and encouragement of international friendship and understanding between New England student-athletes and their peers around the world. Our Colonials fundraising program has helped numerous New England players raise all or most of the money needed to cover their tour expenses.

For additional information about the Colonials international basketball tour, please contact the team by email at or call Coach Mike Wood at 802-236-8453.

Interested players must have parental permission to contact them.

Sage soccer clinic

ALBANY, N.Y. — Join Sage's men's soccer team for their 2020 Boys' Soccer ID Clinic on February 15. The ID Clinic will take place at the Armory at Sage in Albany and will run from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and is open to the first 28 registrants. The cost is $60 per attendee. Registration starts at 3 p.m. in the Armory. The event is open to boys' soccer players graduating in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

For additional questions, please contact Head Sage Men's Soccer Coach Matt Esposito at 203-589-3065 or by email at

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