Roundup: BBA sweeps twinbill

HARTFORD - The Burr and Burton Academy boys tennis team swept both ends of a doubleheader against Hartford on Tuesday with a pair of 7-0 victories.

In the first series of the day, Brennan Webb and David Shehadi claimed their singles matches 6-0, 6-0. Kevin Walla (6-4, 6-1), Tim Geskes (6-2, 6-0) also won in straight sets. Noah Wetherald and Adam Heaton won their doubles tilt 6-0, 7-5. The Hurricanes forfeited a singles and doubles match. In the one-set finales, Kevin Walla was the lone BBA player to need a tiebreaker. The Bulldogs finish the regular season at 9-5.

Bulldogs win at MACC

BENNINGTON - Josh Tate's 46 paced Burr and Burton Academy Tuesday as they won a nine-hole match at Mount Anthony Country Club with a team total of 196.

Mount Anthony (220) was second while Poultney (226) was third, led by medalist James Olson's 43.

The Patriots got a 53 from Colby Saunders and Tyler McNulty, while Charlie Zipprich (55) and Jason Redden (59) also scored. Will Tate (47), Dan Schoess (49) and Nick Parente (54) also scored for BBA.

Burr and Burton drops Chelsea

CHELSEA - Nine players scored for Burr and Burton Academy in a 15-6 victory against Chelsea in girls lacrosse on Monday, the Bulldogs' fifth victory in a row.

Hayley Sabol collected a hat trick, while Morgan Bazyk had two goals and two assists. Kate Montague (one assist) and Lauren Miskovsky also scored twice. Rory Halligan (two assists), Katy Jones (one assist), Jessica Dorr (one assist), Megan Grabher and Cara Corvino added single goals.

Casey Apps made four saves for Burr and Burton (11-2).

Arlington upends Horde

WEST RUTLAND - Behind a 15-strikeout gem from starting pitcher Alex Hawley, the Arlington Memorial High School baseball team bounced back from a lopsided loss to West Rutland last Thursday to beat the Horde 7-2 on Monday.

Hawley held West Rutland (5-8) to four hits as Arlington improved to 3-5 on the season.

Hawley and Josh Brace (2-for-4) drove in runs in the fourth to give the Eagles a 2-1 lead. John Esposito scored the eventual winning run in the fifth inning on a hit by Kyle Tamburro.

BBA falls to Windsor

WINDSOR - Burr and Burton Academy pitchers held Windsor to just six hits but walks proved their undoing in a 16-1 six-inning loss in softball on Monday.

Meghan Kardas went 3-for-3, scoring a run, to lead the Bulldogs. Taylor Smith added two singles.

Mariah Marsh and Ashley Bly scattered nine hits and walked none in the Windsor (8-4) victory. Caitlyn Arellano took the loss for BBA (2-10).

W. Rutland blanks Eagles

WEST RUTLAND - The Arlington Memorial High School softball team was held to two hits in a 15-0 loss to West Rutland in five innings on Monday. Hannah Andrew and Brooke Therriault each hit safely for Arlington (1-8), which stranded runners in three different innings.

BBA falls to Cosmos

SPRINGFIELD - The Burr and Burton Academy softball team fell to Springfield, 4-1, in action last Saturday. The Bulldogs fall to 2-9 on the season.

Bulldogs rally to improve to 12-0

MANCHESTER - The Burr and Burton Academy baseball team used a timely fourth-inning rally to remain unbeaten after a 8-5 win over Granville, N.Y. last Friday.

Down 5-3, Zack Stewart hit a grounder and reached on a throwing error, allowing two runs to score and tie the game at 5-5. The next two batters, Noah Rizio and Jake Stalcup, each doubled in runs to make it 7-5.

Dalton Blackwell started, allowing five runs (three earned) in three innings. Stalcup came in and earned the win, setting down the final 12 hitters in a row with five strikeouts.

BBA looks to stay undefeated in a Wednesday game against Fair Haven.

BBA routs Vt. Academy

MANCHESTER - The Burr and Burton Academy girls lacrosse team pitched a shutout for the final 24 minutes, 30 seconds as the Bulldogs routed Vermont Academy 16-4 last Friday.

Morgan Bazyk and Hayley Sabol led the way with three goals a piece for BBA (9-2). Lucy Bisselle, Katy Jones, Kate Montague and Rory Halligan all added two goals each, while Jess Dorr and Caroline Kepler had one.

Goalies Casey Apps and Lauren MacKenzie combined for three saves.

Rutland blanks BBA

RUTLAND - The Burr and Burton Academy boys tennis team fell to undefeated Rutland, 7-0, last Friday.

All five singles matches were won in straight sets, while the No. 1 doubles team of Conor Harrington and Alan Chen lost in a tiebreaker 6-0, 5-7 and 10-5.

BBA drops to 6-5 and their next match is against Fair Haven.

Bulldogs top Rutland on courts

RUTLAND - The Burr and Burton Academy girls tennis team improved to 11-0 with a 5-2 win on the road at Rutland last Friday.

All five singles won, including a three-set win by Jordan Harmon, who won 5-7, 6-0 and 10-7. Maddy Pagnucco, Gabi Hasaj, Gabby Vella and Monica Mas Mir all scored straight set victories. Both doubles teams lost in third-set tiebreakers.

BBA wins at Dorset

DORSET - Hartford's Zach Temple was the medalist last Friday at the Dorset Field Club with a 76, but a strong team effort from the Burr and Burton Academy golf team propelled the Bulldogs to the win.

BBA shot a 337, well clear of Hartford's 354 and Rutland's 370. Colin Becker was the low scorer with a 77, Drew Herbert had an 81 and Hunter Caler fired an 82.

Rutland's low scorer was Tyler Slusarczyk's 78.

Eagles fall to Horde

ARLINGTON - The Arlington Memorial High School softball team fell 24-0 to West Rutland last Thursday.

Hannah Andrew had the only hit for Arlington (1-7). Caelin Reopell struck out 10 for West Rutland.

BBA still unbeaten

MANCHESTER - The Burr and Burton Academy baseball team scored three runs in the sixth inning to seal away a 9-6 victory against Mill River and remain unbeaten last Thursday.

The big hit was a two-run single by Zack Stewart to give BBA (11-0) a lead it wouldn't relinquish.

Weston Muench also had a two-run single as part of a 3-run third. Taylor Fuller earned the win and save.

Mill RIver tops BBA

MANCHESTER - Mill River topped the Burr and Burton Academy softball team, 9-5, last Thursday. Multiple hitters for BBA included Rachel Senecal's 2-for-4, along with Libby Merrill's 2-for-3, a home run and double.

BBA drops to 2-8 on the season.

BBA best at Ekwanok

MANCHESTER - The Burr and Burton Academy boys golf team beat Mount Anthony at Ekwanok Golf Course last Thursday.

BBA had a team score of 328, topping MAU at 373.

Joe Shehadi was the medalist, shooting a 77. A highlight on the day for the Patriots was Ethan Anderson's hole-in-one at the 160-yard par-3 sixth.

BBA routs Otters

BRANDON - Eleven players reached the scorebook as Burr and Burton Academy beat Otter Valley 18-3 last Thursday.

BBA was led by Sean Paradis' four goals and two assists. Other multiple scorers included Henry Buckley with three, Andrew Sherras with two and Sam Anglum with two.

Jesse Roy tournament

BENNINGTON - The Southern Vermont Storm are hosting a volleyball tournament in memory of Jesse Roy, a player on the team who died two years ago.

The tournament takes place June 1, starting at noon at J.C.'s Tavern in Bennington. Each team will have four players (any gender mix) and costs $100. For more information, call 802-681-9058.

MALA camp returns

BENNINGTON - The Southern Vermont Youth Lacrosse Camp returns to Willow Park in Bennington from July 15-18 for boys ages 5-16.

Players from ages 5-8 (cost $75) attend a half day session from 9 to 11 a.m.

Players from ages 9-16 (cost $150) attend a full day session from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Equipment is available. Email Chris Shea at Heyshea100@gmail, call 802-779-4837 or go to for more information.

World class soccer school starts in July

SHAFTSBURY - The World Class Soccer School returns to Shaftsbury for another summer, running July 8-12 at Howard Park.

The week-long camp, run by former MAU soccer star and current University of South Carolina head coach Shelley (Addison) Smith, teaches players ages 5-12 about the fundamentals of the game, working closely with their coach and camp directors.

At the end of the week, there is a World Cup parade and tournament play throughout the day.

Smith, the 2011 Southeastern Conference coach of the year, has led her team to five straight NCAA appearances and two SEC titles.

The cost for the camp is $105, which also includes a T-shirt and soccer ball. For more info, visit or call 803-777-1353.

Storm seeking players

BENNINGTON - The Southern Vermont Storm football team is seeking players and volunteers for coaching. They are also looking for people who may be interested in helping out at home games at Applejack Field in Manchester. For more information, call 802-681-9058.


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