Brattleboro sweeps opening track meet

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BRATTLEBORO — In the opening track meet of the season, the host Colonels swept both the boys and girls meets on Thursday.

Brattleboro's boys scored 141 team points, followed by Mount Anthony second with 91. Burr and Burton was third with 56.5. Rutland, Woodstock, Windsor, Mill River and Green Mountain rounded out the scoring.

Mount Anthony was victorious in a pair of relays, the 4x100 and the 4x800 meters. In the 4x100, the team of Jack Haynes, Skyler Hoyt, Sam Wilkins and Gavin Johnson won the race in 49.16 seconds. In the 4x800, Evan Page, Shawn Tobin, Cooper Mason and Mattheu Longtin crossed the line first in 9 minutes, 4.49 seconds.

Other winners for the Patriots included Austin Martinka, winning the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 6 inches.

Runner-up finishes included Austin Buttle in the pole vault and high jump, Hoyt in the long jump, Mason in the 300 hurdles, Haynes in the 200, the 4x400 relay and Page in the 3,000 meters. Gavin Johnson was third in the javelin throw, while Mickey Marchetti was third in the shot put and Tobin was third in the 800.

For Burr and Burton, DJ Mulroy won the javelin throw with a heave of 133 feet, 10 inches. Will Frank was best in the discus throw with a throw of 106 feet, seven inches. Ian Maier was first in the 400 and second in the 100 meter dash. Bryce Little was second in the triple jump and third in the long jump.

On the girls side, Brattleboro scored 137 points, Woodstock was second with 58 with MAU third with 48. Green Mountain, Mill River, BBA, Rutland and Windsor rounded out the scoring.

Jordan Mattison was a part of three victories for the Patriots, including a pair of individual wins. She won the high jump with a leap of 4 feet, 10 inches, then won the 300 hurdles in 53.39 seconds. Later in the day, she was the anchor for the 4x400 relay with Paige Greenawalt, Chloe Cichanowski and Sarah Umphlett.

Greenawalt was the opening runner for MAU in the 4x8 that won in 11:20.28. She was joined by Zoe Palisano, Nikita Noyes-Martel and Umphlett.

Umphlett was also first in an individual event, the 800 meters, in a time of 2:38.49.

For BBA, Olivia Brand was second in the triple jump and third in the long jump.

MAU track will compete next on Wednesday at the Berkshire County Invitational.

Panthers roll past Knights

LANSINGBURGH, N.Y. — Guy Milliman led the way for the Hoosick Falls boys lacrosse team during the Panthers' 16-4 win on Thursday.

Milliman scored six goals and added three assists, while AJ Hurlburt pitched in with four goals and two assists.

David Everard had three goals and an assist, while Zach Cahill added a goal and an assist. Caleb Jones and Jacob Travis added single tallies.

Hoosick Falls is 1-1 and will host Maple Hill on Monday.

BBA tennis blanked

MONTPELIER — The Burr and Burton boys tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision to Montpelier on Thursday.

Each match went the Solons' way in straight sets, led by No. 1 Tyler Cain, who topped BBA's Will Simmers. Graham Jansong defeated Chapin Eyre, while Truman Lee-Solomon defeated Sean Pellerin. Cole Binham topped Sam Charette and Alex Allison beat Eric Lin.

In doubles, Ben Hancock-Song and Greg Golonka topped James Wachala and Kasper Magier and at No. 2 doubles, Josh Golonka and Willem Slade beat Owen McCostis and Chase Weinstein.

Burr and Burton is 1-1 and will travel to Bellows Falls on April 23 for their next match after spring break.

Voorheesville edges Indians

VOORHEESVILLE, N.Y. — Voorheesville scored four goals in the final 10 minutes to edge Cambridge 14-13 on Thursday.

Up 13-10, the Indians allowed four goals, the final one with two minutes to go and couldn't come back to tie the game.

Zack Rowland led the way with four goals and an assist, while Max Hoffer had three goals and two assists. Hoffer was the king of the faceoff circle, winning 14 of 16 faceoffs.

Jamie Olvera and Jonas Butz each had a pair of scores, Jacob Murray had one and Gabe Sgambettera had a goal and assist.

Cambridge is 2-1 and travels to Johnstown on Saturday.

SVC lacrosse wins

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Southern Vermont College held on through the waning minutes Thursday night to secure an 11-9 non-conference women's lacrosse victory over Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts at Shewcraft Field.

After going up 5-0 to start the game, SVC took just a 7-6 edge to the intermission. While the match was close the rest of the way, Southern Vermont never relinquished the lead and added an insurance tally late in the contest.

Ina sport typically decided by multiple goals, Thursday was only minutes away from being the third-straight game between Southern Vermont and the Trailblazers to end in a one-score difference; the average separation in the series now is just two goals. Mountaineer freshman Alex Safford chalked up seven goals on 12 shots to lead all players. She now has a new 10th-best single-season scoring mark for the program with 21, and she moves into fifth on the school's all-time goals list with the performance.

Senior captain Paige Vitale notched four ground balls while adding two draw controls and a game-best three caused turnovers, and sophomore Juliena D'Alessio tacked up a pair of caused turnovers in addition to scooping up a game-high five ground balls. Senior captain Stephany Ferreira registered four ground balls, two draw controls and a goal in the win.

SVC senior netminder Kristiana Goldup turned in a seven-save effort through all 60 minutes of the win (1-1).

The Mountaineers (2-5) are back in action on Saturday with a1 p.m. New England Collegiate Conference matchup at Dean College.With the win, SVC ties the young, all-time series at 2-2.

Cambridge falls in opener

WATERFORD, N.Y. — The Cambridge baseball team left the bases loaded in three straight innings of an 8-4 loss in their season opener to Waterford on Wednesday.

Offensively, Brian Hall reached base three times, including a double and a run scored. Ben Epler had an RBI double and Patrick Robertson added a single, a run and an RBI.

Nethanel Woodcock had four strikeouts in three innings for Cambridge, who will face Berlin in the Maple Hill wood bat tournament on Saturday.


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