Arlington upsets Chargers, face Proctor tonight
CRAFTSBURY >> It's on to the quarterfinals in the Division IV tournament for the Arlington Memorial High School girls basketball team.
The No. 11 seed Eagles upset No. 6 seeded Craftsbury on Tuesday night, 39-33, to advance to the quarterfinals.
Leading the way for the Eagles in their upset victory was junior Riley Lane, who knocked down five 3-pointers to give her a team-high 15 points on the night.
Senior Michelle O'Shea was also in double figures for Arlington, scoring 10 points.
Overall, the Eagles had seven different players score at least two points in the win.
Arlington will now travel to play No. 3 Proctor in the quarterfinals on tonight at 7 p.m.
BBA falls to Rice
SOUTH BURLINGTON >> Hannah Nicholson scored 22 points to lead No. 15 Burr and Burton Academy but Lisa Sulejmani scored 17 of her game-high 29 points in the second quarter to propel No. 2 Rice in the Division I playoffs.
Rachel Chicoine had 10 points for Rice, who led by 11 at halftime.
BBA finishes the season at 6-15.
MAU and BBA finish up relay race for MVL championships
CHITTENDEN >> The last of the three events for the Marble Valley League Nordic Skiing championships were held on Tuesday at Mountain Top.
In the relay race event of the MVL championships, both Mount Anthony Union High School and Burr and Burton Academy, each had a second place finish — with MAU finishing second in the girls race and BBA grabbing second place in the boys race.
The MAU girls finished second with a time of 22 minutes and six seconds. Woodstock finished in first place in the girls race with a time of 20:42.
BBA girls finished in third place with a time of 22:19.
On the boys side, the Bulldogs grabbed second place with a time of 17:39, while Brattleboro finished in first place with a time of 17:11.
The MAU boys finished in fourth place with a time of 18:47.
The Vermont Nordic Skiing championships will be held on March 1st and March 3rd at Rikert Touring Center.
BBA dance wins state championship in Pom
VERGENNES >> The Burr and Burton Academy dance team won a state championship in the Pom discipline at the state tournament at Vergennes High School on Saturday. BBA finished just ahead of South Burlington in second and Colchester in third.
BBA was fourth in hip-hop, as Mount Mansfield won the discipline. Lamoille won the Jazz competition.
Mount Anthony was fifth out of eight teams in hip-hop, and fifth in Pom.
BBA girls hockey advances
MANCHESTER >> No. 7 seed Burr and Burton Academy got two goals from Aggie Bisselle, her 40th and 41st of the season, in a 3-1 win over No. 10 Brattleboro in an opening round playdown at Riley Rink on Saturday. Bisselle also assisted Natalia Sowulewska for the third goal for the Bulldogs (8-10-3), who advance to face No. 2 Mount Mansfield in the quarterfinals on Wednesday at 5 p.m. Molly Dingley stopped 10 shots for the win in net.
Hannah Carter scored for Brattleboro, who end the year at 4-15-2.
Bulldogs upend Harwood
MANCHESTER >> The No. 8 seed Burr and Burton Academy boys hockey team had a pair of goals from senior Jack Ams to advance past No. 9 Harwood, 4-2.
BBA, who improves to 12-9, scored three times in the second period to grab the advantage from the Highlanders.
Alex Carpenter and Sam Cottrell also scored for BBA, who travel to No. 1 Woodstock for a matchup on Wednesday at 8:15 p.m.
Jeremy Fleming made 24 saves, while Harwood's Dean Touchette had 26 saves. Eli Rivers and Hunter Wimble scored for the Highlanders, who finish the season at 9-11-1.
BBA, MAU compete at Rikert
MIDDLEBURY >> The Burr and Burton Academy boys Nordic ski team won the Feb. 18 event at Rikert Touring Center.
BBA scored 25 points to top Brattleboro with 28, Woodstock's 39 and Mount Anthony's 46.
Scott Mooney finished first in 12 minutes, four seconds, while two other BBA skiers, Neil Thorley and Anders Proft, were sixth and eighth, respectively. Paton Marion was 24th to round out the scoring.
Mount Anthony's Thomas Hendery was the top Patriot, finishing 12th in 14:11. Bill Greenwald was 15th, Austin Buttle 18th and Noah Payne 20th.
On the girls side, Woodstock won with 24 points, followed closely by MAU's 29, BBA's 36 and Brattleboro's 55.
For BBA, Helena Bigelow was the top finisher in fourth, a time of 16:13. Raili Utiger was sixth and Carly Gayda 10th. Emily Williams rounded out the scoring in 24th. MAU's Erica Hale was fifth, in 16:29, while Allie Boudreau was seventh and Emily Altland right behind in eighth. Bri Zipprich rounded out the scoring in 13th.
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