Sanderson hat trick leads Long Trail


DORSET — The Long Trail girls soccer team avenged its loss to Twin Valley from earlier in the year, with a 5-2 win Monday afternoon.

Molly Sanderson led the way with a hat trick for LTS, while Kat Dugan and Molly Grabach had a goal apiece.

Sanderson has 14 of her team's 22 goals this season.

The Mountain Lions (3-8) travel to play Proctor Tuesday afternoon.

Lenox sweeps MAU

LENOX, Mass. — Lenox finished a season sweep of the Mount Anthony volleyball team with a 3-0 straight sets win Monday night.

The Millionaires won by set scores of 25-10, 25-16 and 25-7.

MAU's Gabby Beal had six service points, two aces and two assists.

The Patriots drop to 0-9 and play Mount Greylock on Friday.

SMS boys, girls win

STRATTON— Both the Stratton Mountain boys and girls Soccer teams took on Twin Valley on Luckenbill Field this weekend and both emerged victorious.

The Lady Bears improved their season record to 5-0-0 with their 5-1 win over Twin Valley on Saturday.

Eliza Sullivan was the first to score with an assist from midfielder Chloe Lathrop and Sullivan soon scored again, this time unassisted.

Twin Valley capitalized on an uncharacteristic mistake in the SMS backfield, scoring once before Lathrop scored the Bears' third goal with an assist from freshman Jolie Des Fosses.

Sullivan notched SMS' fifth goal with an incredibly placed blast

The SMS boys team emerged as 2-1 winners.

The game started out fast-paced with each side creating scoring opportunities, and goalkeeper Jake Jacobi made a couple of spectacular saves to keep the score 0-0.

SMS finally broke the ice when Harrison Digangi fed Carlo Muscarella with a through ball. Muscarella's shot hit the right post, before Bobby Stevenish jumped on the rebound and fired another shot which was deflected, and Muscarella buried the second rebound for the score.

The battle continued to be played evenly when Twin Valley was awarded a penalty kick with four minutes left in the half, which they finished to make the score 1-1 at the halftime.

Early in the second half, Owen Croce crashed the net from his wing defender position on a corner kick; he got a piece of the ball which then ricocheted out to the 18 yard line, where Yuto Takai hit a beautiful shot into the back of the net.

MAYAA basketball registrations

BENNINGTON — Online registrations have begun for MAYAA Basketball and is open to boys and girls in grades 1 through 6.

The cost is $40 per player or a maximum of $70 per family.

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If you are unable to register online there will be two in-person registrations on November 5 and 7 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Bennington Elementary Art Room.

Online registrations will continue through November 8 and can be done by visiting

There will be a boys 6th grade travel team this year. If you are interested in that, complete the registration and there will be a tryout on November 9 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Mount Anthony Union Middle School.

Questions can be sent to

VBCA basketball clinic

COLCHESTER — The Vermont Basketball Coaches' Association is set to host its annual fall clinic later in the month.

The event will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and 27 at St. Michael's College.

Interested people can attend St. Michael's basketball practices on that Saturday and mingle with other Vermont Coaches.

The clinic is that Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For more information, contact VBCA Executive Director Dave Fredrickson at 802-442-8075 or by email at

MAU youth night

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony boys is set to host its annual youth night on Friday against Hartford 6 p.m.

All youth athletes who are in their uniform will get in for free.

There will be small game hosted at halftime and a raffle for a signed soccer ball.

MAU coaching openings

BENNINGTON — Mount Anthony Union High School has multiple coaching openings.

MAU is looking for two middle school baseball head coaches.

Interested people should send a letter of interest and coaching resume to MAU athletic director Ashley Hoyt at

Sage boys basketball clinic

ALBANY, N.Y. — Sage College is hosting a Columbus Day basketball clinic for boys next Monday, October 14.

The clinic is open to boys 10 to 17.

There is free early drop off and late pick up options available.

You can register online at

Please contact Brian Barnes at 518-292-1969 or by email for more information.


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