Double trouble for Post 13 in home opener

BENNINGTON — Post 13 held its home opener on Sunday afternoon, and the Bennington squad did not have much luck, losing both ends of its doubleheader against Post 37 5-4 and 6-0.

Game one of the doubleheader saw Bennington battle back from a 2-0 deficit in the first inning, with three runs in the bottom of the frame to take a one-run lead.

Bellows Falls tied the game in the second inning with a run, but Bennington came to take a 4-3 lead in the fourth inning on a RBI double by James Reilly.

Bennington held onto its one-run into the sixth inning, where Post 37 rallied to score two runs to take back the lead from Post 13.

No comeback was in store for Post 13 as Bennington went down in order in both the sixth and seventh innings to end the contest.

In game two, Post 37 jumped out to a 1-0 in the first inning and extended its lead to two with a run in third inning.

After scoring a run in both the fifth and sixth innings, Post 37 slammed the door shut on its doubleheader victory over Bennington with two runs scored in the seventh.

Blake Carey, Cooper Weir and Josh Plawinski each had a RBI for Post 13 in game one.

With the two losses, Post 13 drops to 0-3 on the season.

Bennington will next host Brattleboro on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

Tri- State Archery Competition

BENNINGTON — The Catamount Bow Hunters will host a 3D archery shoot on Sunday, June 25 at the club on Fuller Road. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and goes until noon. Adults are $10 with children $5. Cubs are free with a paid adult.

Members and non-members alike are welcome and food and beverages will be available. For more information, call 802-442-3667 or go to their Facebook page at

"Swing into Summer" BPI Golf Tournament

BENNINGTON — Bennington Project Independence, Adult Day Service will be holding their Sixth Annual "Swing into Summer" Golf Tournament on Sunday, June 25, at The Golf Club at Equinox in Manchester.

This tournament is a Four Person Scramble format with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds from the Tournament will benefit BPI's innovative Adult Day Service, located at the Dr. Richard A. Sleeman Center on Harwood Hill in Bennington.

Opportunities for tee sponsorships and golfer registrations are currently available. Registrations are $110 per golfer. Each registration includes a summer Sunday afternoon of great golfing at The Golf Club at Equinox in Manchester and a delicious apres event grilled dinner buffet on the deck at the Dormy Grill. Additional dinner guests are welcome for an additional fee.

There will be an exciting $50,000 Hole-in-One Contest as well as opportunities for two additional $10,000 Hole-in-One contests. There will also be skills contests with great prizes, a golf basket raffle and a drawing for a 100 Lottery Ticket Basket Raffle.

Bennington Project Independence (BPI) provides comprehensive care and life-enriching Adult Day Services for older persons, younger adults with disabilities and daytime respite and support for their family caregivers throughout Bennington County.

For more information, please contact Bennington Project Independence at 802-442-8136, or visit our website at


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