MANCHESTER >> The Burr and Burton Academy baseball team brought their record to 4-0 to start the season, with an offensive eruption of 21 runs in their 21-3 win over Fair Haven.
The big inning for the BBA offense came in the bottom of the second inning, when the Bulldogs exploded for 13 runs to help them cruise.
Cody Roberts had the best day at the plate for BBA, going 3-for-3 with 5 RBIs and 4 runs scored, including a home run in the Bulldogs 13-run second inning.
Griff Stalcup had two hits and scored four runs in the win for BBA.
Daniel Hatheway added two hits and pitched two scoreless innings as well in the Bulldogs win, while Cooper Weir had a two-run single in the game.
BBA will go for a 5-0 start on the season when they host Windsor today at 4:30 p.m.
McCoy, Bulldogs shut down Terriers
MANCHESTER >> In a game that Burr and Burton baseball coach Ed Lewicki called 'the best of the year,' the Bulldogs blanked Bellows Falls, 5-0, on Saturday.
Jay McCoy took the ball for the Bulldogs and was solid, pitching five innings and allowing two hits while striking out four. Griffin Stalcup got the final six outs in relief.
"[Jay] had a really good breaking pitch [on Saturday]," Lewicki said.
BBA took a 1-0 lead in the fourth when Stalcup singled and came in on a Tyler Kraehling hit. In the fifth, with a runner on, Stalcup crushed a ball to center that the centerfielder dove for and missed, allowing him to come all the way around for a two-run inside the park homer for a 4-0 lead.
John Streeter pitched for the Terriers, allowing seven hits in six innings.
Bulldogs girls tennis upset by Rutland
MANCHESTER >> With both teams scarce in numbers during spring break, the Burr and Burton girls tennis team was upset by a upstart Rutland squad, 4-3.
The Raiders got victories from its top three singles, all in straight sets. Megan Nadler topped Cecilia Liu, Jamie Keith beat Bridget King and Lydia Gulick defeated Olivia Kuk.
Nerina Muminovic won her match at No. 4 singles, 7-5, 7-5, while Lejla Muminovic and the No. 2 doubles team of Paige Marion and Yuki Sasaki won in walkovers.
In the No. 1 doubles, Rutland's Isabelle Gulick and Emma Macpherson defeated Julie McNealus and Evangeline Morrison.
"On a day when both lineups were drastically reduced by athletes away on Spring Break, only one team really came to play today. Our BBA lineup was plagued by uncertainty and we played right into Rutland's strengths. This was a wake up call for our team and we'll be working hard to improve both our confidence and strategy," said BBA coach Jeff Grimshaw.
BBA falls to Colonels
MANCHESTER >> The top two singles won for the Burr and Burton boys tennis team, but it wasn't enough in a 5-2 loss on Wednesday.
Sam Cochrane and Justin Tegen both won — Tegen in a second set tiebreak. But the No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 singles all went down in straight sets.
The No. 1 doubles lost in straight sets as well and the No. 2 doubles lost by forfeit.
BBA is 1-2 and faces Woodstock today.
BBA boys tennis falls to Raiders
RUTLAND >> The Burr and Burton boys tennis team fell to Rutland, 5-2, on Saturday.
No. 1 and No. 4 singles earned the victories for BBA, with Sam Cochrane defeating Dalton Eckhardt, 7-5, 6-3 and Uri Vall won 7-6 and 6-0.
No. 2 Justin Tegen lost in straight sets, while No. 3 Will Simmer fell in a third-set tiebreak. No. 1 doubles Michael Hollingshead and Adian Shaw-Pigeon lost 6-3, 6-1.
BBA had to forfeit the No. 5 singles and No. 2 doubles.
BBA is 1-1 and will travel to Bellows Falls for its next match.
Werner holding annual soccer camps
ARLINGTON >> Retired Arlington and Castleton soccer coach John Werner will again be running soccer camps locally. Werner and his experienced staff are committed to providing a quality camp experience, with the emphasis on learning and fun, at a reasonable cost.
The three camps are as follows:
The Battenkill Soccer Camp for those entering grades 1 through 8 will be held the week of July 18 from 9 a.m. until noon at Greenwich Central School in Greenwich, N.Y. This camp emphasizes the technical development of each player as well as small group tactics. The co-director is Coach Tim Kelleher, Greenwich varsity boys coach.
The Arlington Soccer Camp for those entering grades 1 through 8 will be held the week of August 1 from 9 a.m. until noon at Arlington High School. This camp also emphasizes the technical development of each player as well as small group tactics.
The Arlington Senior Soccer Camp for those entering grades 9 through 12 will be held the week of August 1 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Arlington High School. This camp includes position specific training.
For more details or sign-up information, go to johnwernersoccer.com