Roundup: BBA girls come up short against Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO -- The Burr and Burton Academy girls basketball team fell out of the Vermont Division I playoffs with a close 50-47 loss to Brattleboro on Wednesday night.

The Bulldogs led a majority of the way, taknig a 27-18 lead into the break and a 39-34 advantage heading into the fourth, but with four minutes left in the contest Brattleboro knotted things up at 42-42 and the Colonels would outscore BBA 8-5 down the stretch to get the win.

Tessa Roberts had 13 for BBA in the loss, while Maggie Oliver added 12. Ari Harrison had 21 points for Brattleboro while Maddy Derosia added 10.

Bulldogs fall to Tigers

MIDDLEBURY -- In a game that would determine first place in the Lake Division, the Burr and Burton Academy girls hockey team fell to Middlebury 5-2 on Wednesday night.

Aggie Bisselle struck twice for the Bulldogs with Jordan Harmon assisting on both efforts, but two goals each from Timi Carone and Sara Boe were enough for Middlebury to get the critical win.

Kaylie Benson stopped 22 shots for BBA in the loss, while her counterpart Bailey Ryan stopped 11 shots in the win.

BBA falls to 15-3-2 while Middlebury moves to 16-3-1.

VPA sets ticket prices for tournament games

BENNINGTON -- The Vermont Principals Association sets the ticket prices for basketball tournament games. The admission price for the first two rounds is $5 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens.

When the semifinal and finals are at UVM or Barre Auditorium, the prices increase to $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

Mack Attack sign-ups

ARLINGTON -- The Mack Attack AAU girls' basketball season will begin practicing on March 9, and sign-ups are ongoing.

The team provides participants with an opportunity to improve basketball skills and knowledge through a challenging level of play. Girls ages 8-17 who are interested in participating should contact coach Kerry Csizmesia at or call 860-326-5024.

Information about the season can be found at

Storm coach search

BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Storm semi-pro football team is searching for a new head coach for the 2014 season. If interested, call the Storm hotline at 802-681-9085.


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