SPRINGFIELD, MASS. >> The Mount Anthony wrestling team bounced back from its first loss in fine fashion on Saturday beating three ranked teams in Massachusetts, starring a new win streak and going 4-0 and now 20-1 on the season.
The day started out against Lincoln-Sudbury as MAU came away with a 49-14 win. The second round brought on Shawsheen Tech who came in as Massachusetts' ninth ranked team, according to masswrestling.com. MAU stepped on the gas a bit more and won 65-7. The third round brought on the Brownies from Agawam, with the Patriots cruising to a 76-0 shutout.
In the premiere matchup of the day, North Attleboro, ranked second in Massachusetts representative took to the mat with an 18-0 record. In a back and forth match that had Mount Anthony up by 23-18 heading into the 106 match, the Patriots ended the dual with a tech fall and three pins for a 46-18 win.
"I'm really proud at how the kids performed today after a heartbreaking loss on Monday. We were able to turn the page and move forward. We wrestled extremely hard and smart today. I felt with every match we wrestled we got better," said Mount Anthony coach Scott Legacy.
Wrestlers to go unbeaten included Ashdin Schaefer at 113 pounds, Calvin Call at 126, Tyler Raetz at 138, Tyler Burgess at 160, Dakota King at 195 and Sebastian Rocher at 220.
"Ashdin and Calvin were dominant throughout the day and Tyler (Raetz) scored a pin in his match against North Attleboro, a kid highly ranked in Massachusetts," Legacy said. "Tyler [Burgess] is getting better in every match and Dakota and Sebastian are solidifying the upper weights."
Wrestlers at 3-1 were Keenan Taylor (120), Gage McLaughlin (132), Austin Condo (152), Austin Prendergast (170) and Calvin Hayford (285).
"Keenan and Gage lost their first matches, but came back to win the other three," Legacy said. "They both got better with each match. Calvin, even though he lost one of the matches, had one of his best days of the season."
Tyson Sauer was 2-2 at 106 pounds with a tough bracket. Chris Mayer was 2-2 at 145 and AJ Wright was 2-2 at 182.
Bisselle leads Bulldogs past Tide
BARRE >> Burr and Burton Academy girls hockey senior Aggie Bisselle, who has provided most of the offense this season for the Bulldogs, did it again Saturday, scoring four goals in the third period to send BBA to a 4-1 win over Spaulding.
Down 1-0 heading into the final period, Bisselle scored 1:40 in to tie it, then about halfway through the period, she tallied twice in 49 seconds to make it 3-1. Then she capped off the effort with an insurance tally with two minutes remaining.
Bisselle has 23 goals in 13 games on the season.
Chloe McDonald and Natalie Sowulewska added assists for BBA, while Molly Dingley had a nice game in net with 25 saves on 26 shots.
Lauren Bedard scored for Spaulding, who drop to 5-8. BBA improves to 2-9-2 and
Ingison wins it in OT
MANCHESTER >> Maxx Ingison scored in overtime to lead Burr and Burton Academy to a 4-3 win over Northfield on Saturday at Riley Rink.
James Doherty, Kevin McGuire and Jay McCoy tallied for BBA, who improve to 8-5 on the year. Jeremy Fleming had 14 saves in 17 shots for the Bulldogs.
Cory Doney, Jackson Clayton and Nolan Bean all scored for Northfield and Matthew Aubut stopped 23 shots as the Marauders drop to 4-9.
Arlington cruises past Cosmos
SPRINGFIELD >> The Arlington boys basketball team started the game against Springfield on Saturday with a 15-2 run and cruised to a 60-39 victory.
The Eagles kept a comfortable lead for most of the contest, but the Cosmos pulled within nine near the end of the third quarter. In the fourth, Arlington went on a 10-1 run to seal its 10th win of the season and fourth in a row.
Arlington hosts Green Mountain on Tuesday.
MAU cheer second
ALBANY, N.Y. >> The Mount Anthony cheerleaders finished second at the University of Albany competition on Saturday.
As part of the small varsity division, they finished just behind Bishop Gibbons and ahead of third-place Queensbury.
MAU was the only Vermont high school at the competition. They compete next on Saturday at the Central Vermont Cheerleading Competition (CVCC) in Rutland on Saturday.
SVC men top Regis on road
WESTON, MASS. >> For the third time in five days, the Southern Vermont College men's basketball team traveled to Massachusetts for a tough New England Collegiate Conference contest with Saturday's game seeing the visiting Mountaineers down Regis College 76-64 at Higgins Court.
The Mountaineers led 35-29 at halftime before taking a six-point advantage in the final 20 minutes to extend their upper hand for the league win. SVC evens the all-time series between the two squads at 6-6, now having won the last five regular season meetings against the Pride with the season sweep.
SVC junior Davante Jordan registered a career-high 21 points in just 18 minutes off the bench to lead all players, adding three rebounds and a pair of steals to his line. Senior Casey Hall followed with 15 points, four boards and three blocks while classmate William Bromirski recorded 10 points. Junior Rayshawn Taylor notched 10 points in 15 minutes of reserve time as well.
Southern Vermont improves to 15-3 on the year and 9-0 in NECC action while extending its winning streak to seven games. The Mountaineers are now off until next Saturday when they welcome Lesley University to the SVC campus for a 3 p.m. tip-off; the Mountaineers will celebrate the American Cancer Society's Coaches Vs. Cancer Week that day with coaches from both sides wearing suits and sneakers in support of the ACS.
SVC women fall to Regis
WESTON, MASS. >> Southern Vermont College took to the road Saturday, falling 76-50 at Regis College in New England Collegiate Conference women's basketball action at Higgins Court.
SVC trailed by just one with two minutes to go in the first half, but Regis was able to pull away for a 31-24 lead at the break before extending its upper hand in the second half to remain undefeated in league play.
Southern Vermont was led offensively by senior captain Amber Flagg who dropped in 14 points to go along with her three steals and two assists. Shaniquewa Barnes was right behind with 10 points and seven rebounds while fellow senior Turquoia Johnson pulled down a game-high 12 boards off the Mountaineer bench.
The Mountaineers fall to 9-7 overall on the year and 6-3 in NECC play with the loss. Southern Vermont next heads to Newbury College on Tuesday for a 7 p.m. league tip-off.