Roundup: BBA track and field takes 3rd

FAIR HAVEN - The Burr and Burton Academy track and field team took third place at their second meet of the season at Fair Haven on Wednesday. There were several individual and team highlights throughout the afternoon.

BBA's Lydia Maier took first place in the 300 meter hurdles, finishing in 57:03 and earning 10 team points. Emily Maier was right behind Lydia, taking second place in the event with a time of 1:01.53 and earning 8 team points and Lauren Mulroy took fourth place with a time of 1:08.95.

BBA's Ann Fisher took second place in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:52. Lydia Maier placed fourth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 31:51.

The Bulldogs Will fisher placed fourth in the 1500 meter run with a time of 5:06. Obrian Ellis took sixth in the 100 meter dash with a time of 13.07 while Will Tucker took sixth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 27:25. Anders Proft placed sixth in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:02.20.

In the girls 4x400 meter relay, Burr and Burton took first place, earning 10 team points. The boys took second place in the event to earn 8 team points.

In the field events, Emily Maier and Lydia Maier took second and third place, respectively in the high jump. Claudia Mosher placed fourth and Morgan Burns took fifth place in the event. Collectively, the girls earned 20 points for the Bulldogs.

In boys discus, Cole Yanez placed fifth with 73-06 feet. Remy Albert also competed in the event throwing for 72-02 feet.

In boys shot put, Albert took fifth place with a throw of 30-00 feet, earning 2 points.

The team will be competing at Springfield today.

Bulldogs cruise to win over Pats

BENNINGTON -- The Burr and Burton Academy girls lacrosse team took a 9-0 halftime lead against county rival Mount Anthony Union High School and held on for a 13-8 win at the Vets Home Field on Thursday afternoon.

MAU fought to come back, scoring three straight goals at one point to trail 12-8, but that was as close as it would get.

Morgan Bazyk led the Bulldogs with five goals, while Hayley Sabol added three. For Mount Anthony, Emily Cross had five goals and Emily Altland had two goals and an assist in the loss. Sam Mayer made nine saves for MAU.

The loss drops the Patriots to 2-2 and 0-1 in the MVL, while BBA is 1-2 and faces Hoosick Falls on Saturday.

Horde runs past BBA

W. RUTLAND -- The Burr and Burton Academy softball team fell to West Rutland, 20-0, on Thursday afternoon.

Rachel Senecal's first inning single was all the offense the Bulldogs could muster. The Horde's Taylor Raiche had two hits in the win.

Caitlyn Arellano was the pitcher of record for BBA, who drops to 0-2 and face Bellows Falls on Saturday.

Benn Road Race May 4

BENNINGTON -- The 26th annual Steve Zemianek Bennington Road Race will be held on Sunday, May 4 beginning at the Park McCullough house in North Bennington.

This year's event is dedicated to the memory of local educator and marathon runner Gail Harwood. The race is produced and directed by the Batten Kill Valley Runners.

All net proceeds will be donated to the Mount Anthony Union High School Zemianek scholarship fund.

The kids race will begin at 9:30 a.m., and the 3.8K and 10K races will start at 10 a.m.

Registration is $15 in advance and $20 after May 1.

Runners can register online at Paper registration is available at Wills Insurance, Bennington Recreation Center, Off the Wall, Anytime Fitness, Bennington Sports Center and all schools in Bennington and North Bennington.


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