Roundup: Eagles win big

WOODSTOCK -- The Arlington Memorial High School girls basketball team turned a slim halftime margin into a 55-28 win over Woodstock on Saturday.

Julia Lacoste led the way for the Eagles, outscoring Woodstock herself with 30 points. Molly Elwell added 10 for Arlington, and Brooke Hawley chipped in with six.

Woodstock was led by Hannah Reali with eight points.

The Eagles took a 20-5 lead into the second quarter, but Woodstock trimmed the deficit to 25-17 going into the half before Arlington blew the game open in the third quarter.

With the win, Arlington improves to 7 -5. After dropping three-straight contests, the Eagles are currently on a three-game winning streak.

Nordic ski results

PERU -- The Mount Anthony Union High School Nordic ski teams swept the first Classical race of the season on Saturday, with the girls winning a dual meet over Brattleboro while the boys won a tri-meet over Rutland and Brattleboro.

The girls won with 10 points, with Abby Malmborg finishing first in 18 minutes, 47 seconds. Molly O'Callaghan and Erica Hale tied for third in a time of 19:06, and Kinsey Boudreau was sixth in 20:33.

BBA did not compete as a full team, but Helena Bigelow finished second overall in the race in 18:54, while Ali Lieter was 13th in 23:50 and Amanda Mulroy was 15th in 25:15.

For the boys, MAU won with 18 points. Luke Keenan was second overall in 15:23, while Will Buckley was third in 16:06. Rutland's Isaac Wright was first in 14:26. Nick Altland (6th) and Thomas Hendery (10th) rounded out the placing for the Patriots.

BBA skier Anders Proft was fourth overall in 16:52, while Owen Pollio finished 14th and Paton Marion finished in 22nd place.

Bulldogs skier sweep

PERU -- The Burr and Burton Academy alpine ski teams swept the Lewie Dean Memorial at Bromley Mountain on Friday.

Competing in giant slalom racing, the BBA girls finished first with 18 points, beating second-place Woodstock by 11 points.

The Bulldogs had all four placers finish in a row, with Sanderson Kemp finishing third in placing, fourth overall, with a two-run time of 1 minute, 17.34 seconds. Sarah Alpert (1:17.36), Katie Bourque (1:17.53), and Megan Knight (1:17.98) all finished right behind Kemp. Rutland's Marina Rotella finished first in 1:16.17.

For the boys, BBA finished with 14 points, eight better than Woodstock.

The boys also had all four placers finish consecutively, with Ben Alexopoulos second overall in 1:12.32, followed by Tom Morgantini (1:13.02), Tim Swinarton (1:13.72) and Skyler Clark (1:13.74). Scott Trudel (1:16.19) and Richard Sherras (1:16.26) both finished in the top 10 overall, placing seventh and ninth, respectively.

BBA girls lose

ORLEANS -- The Burr and Burton Academy girls basketball team fell in a close contest to Lake Region, 55-50, on Saturday afternoon.

Hannah Nicholson led the Bulldogs with 17 in the loss, while Tessa Roberts added 13 for BBA.

The Bulldogs fall to 5-8 with the loss.

Missisquoi too much for BBA

SWANTON -- The Missisquoi boys hockey team proved too much for Burr and Burton Academy on Saturday, as the Thunderbirds topped the Bulldogs 6-3.

Timmy Fournier scored twice for Missisquoi, while Jake Hubbard had a goal and four assists in the winning effort.

BBA falls to 2-11 with the loss.

Ken Baker Classic

GRANVILLE, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Central School finished fourth out of 16 teams at the Ken Baker Classic over the weekend.

The Panthers finished with 121.5 points, while Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George won with 151 points. Salem was second with 147.5. Cambridge Central School finished 14th with 15 points, and Burr and Burton Academy finished with three points.

Hoosick Fall's Mike Mattat earned the Ken Baker 'Never Give Up' Award for his performance during the tournament, where he finished third at 138 pounds.

Hoosick Falls had champions in Nolan Foster (113 pounds) and Luis Weierbach (120). Foster won in the finals by tech fall while Weierbach pinned his opponent for the title.

The Panthers also had Tom Peabody (132) and Garret Wright (170) make the finals, although the duo fell in their final matches.

Derek Bird finished third at 182 for Hoosick Falls.

Cambridge had one wrestler make it into the final four, with Nate Winchester taking third at 220.

Only the championship and consolation final matches were available at press time.

Mack Attack AAU 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

Girls can register ahead of March 9 or meet with coach Csizmesia at the first practice.

Storm head 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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