Arlington, BBA compete at state golf tournament


MIDDLEBURY >> The Arlington golf team finished fourth in Division III at the state tournament at the Ralph Myhre Golf Course at Middlebury College on Wednesday.

Stowe won the event, followed by Rivendell Academy and Williamstown.

Arlington was led by Austin Hawley and Nathan Mattison, who were tied for 51st overall (all divisions) after shooting 97 over the 18 holes. Jack Lane was right behind, finishing tied for 60th with a 99. Colin Lawler wrapped the scoring with a 113, he did birdie the 14th hole. Parker Bloomberg was the fifth golfer for the Eagles with a 117.

A pair of Burr and Burton golfers also competed. John Sebastian-Thorn was tied for 13th after an 83, while Connor Dee was tied for 20th after an 85.

North Country edged Rutland for the Division I title, while Rice took the D-II crown.

Bulldogs knocked out of playoffs

HINESBURG >> No. 4 Burr and Burton trailed by two at halftime against CVU in the Division I girls lacrosse quarterfinal, eventually pulled within one, but the Redhawks held off the Bulldogs 11-7 on Saturday.

Down 7-5 at half, BBA made it 8-7 with about 10 minutes to go but CVU scored the last three goals of the day.

Shayla Heekin led BBA with four goals, while Jessie Forstmann added a pair of tallies. Bella Dworkin pitched in with the last goal and three assists, while Lydia Morgantini had an assist.

Lydia Maitland led the way with four goals and two assists, while Emma Owens added a hat trick for CVU.

BBA ends the season at 10-7 and had won eight of nine before Saturday's defeat.

BBA track competes in D-II

MONTPELIER >> The Burr and Burton track teams competed on Saturday at the state meet at U-32.

The Bulldogs had four placers for the girls on the day and scored 14 team points.

In the 100 meters, Jasmine Rachele was fourth in 13.52 seconds to reach the podium. In the 300 hurdles, Lydia Maier was fourth in 52.18, while the 4x800 relay team, consisting of Olivia Brand, Ann Fisher, Rebekah Hamblett and Rebecca Leili, was fourth in 11:01.17. Rachele was seeded 16th, but bettered her seed time by a half-second in the final.

Brand added a second placement in the triple jump, finishing fifth with a leap of 31 feet.

Hoyt, Berger place at D-IV track meet

CHESTER >> A pair of Arlington runners scored team points for the Eagles at the Division IV track meet on Friday at Green Mountain Union High School.

For the boys, Thayer Hoyt was fifth in the 3,000 meters, finishing in 10 minutes, 47.47 seconds. He then was tied for sixth in the 1,500, crossing the line in 4:57.3.

On the girls side, Katie Berger scored six team points, coming in third in the discus with a throw of 73 feet.

Sophomore Keyshawn King came agonizingly close to placement in two events, with seventh place finishes in both the 200 and 400 meters. Each time, King was a quarter-of-a-second short of the podium.

BBA girls top Brattleboro

MANCHESTER >> In Burr and Burton's first round matchup on Wednesday, the No. 6 seed Bulldogs edged No. 11 seed Brattleboro 10-9 to advance to the round of eight.

Senior Cat Greenberg scored a team-high four goals in the victory for BBA.

Junior Jessica Forstmann scored three goals, while dishing out two assist in the Bulldogs in win.

Aggie Bisselle and Bella Dworkin also each recorded two BBA assists in win with both scoring a goal as well.

Lydia Morgantini scored a goal and dished out an assist in the BBA win too.

BBA football camp

MANCHESTER >> The Sparxx Athletics football camp for youth players will run from July 11 to 14 at Taylor Field on the campus of Burr and Burton Academy.

The camp, which goes each day from 5 to 8 p.m., will showcase the top college and high school football players in the area in a hands-on experience to improve the grassroots of football.

The cost to attend the camp is $100, and $125 after June 1.

The best way to register is to visit the website at For more information, call 802-733-6672 or email

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 Aug. 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 Aug. 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


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