MANCHESTER — A balanced approach at the plate and strong relief pitching from Will Addington led to the Bulldogs first win of the season on Tuesday, defeating Green Mountain 13-3.
Addington threw 4 2-3 innings, surrendering just one hit and striking out six while picking up the win.
After the top of the first, BBA faced a 2-0 deficit. The Bulldogs responded by producing runs in each of the six innings they had at-bats.
Coleman Reece had a productive day from the leadoff spot, going 2-for-2 and drawing two walks. Reece also scored four runs.
Nate Smilko was 3-4 with 3 RBI. Trevor Greene had solid contact all afternoon in a 2-for-3 performance from the plate. Both his hits were ground-rule doubles that one-hopped the fence.
Sam Steinman also had two hits and 2 RBI for the Bulldogs.
BBA (1-1) will host Bellows Falls Saturday for an 11 a.m. game.
Bulldogs softball falls to Windsor
BBA softball lost 25-0 to Windsor on Tuesday.
Lexi Lacoste, Bailey Gilliam, Skyler Smith and Rowan Perry all singled for BBA. Skyler Dotson and Samantha Cook split time on the mound. Dotson gave up two singles and a triple and Cook gave up two triples and two home runs to the Wasps.
Windsor got a complete game on the mound from Peyton Richardson. Hannah Wood went 4-for-5 with two triples and a home run.
BBA pitchers struggled to get the ball over the plate consistently.
BBA goes on to play Leland and Grey on Thursday.
BBA girls lax edges CVU
HINESBURG — Burr and Burton took a big lead midway through the second half against Champlain Valley, the Redhawks came back, but the Bulldogs held on for a 14-13 win.
Alair Powers led the way with four goals and two assists for BBA, while Tatum Sands had three goals. Sadie Stefanik, Paige Samuelson and Emma Hall all had a pair of goals. Annabelle Gray also added a goal for BBA. Lola Herzog earned the win in goal with seven saves.
For CVU, Petra Kapsalis, Sydney Peet and Gretta White all had three goals.
The Bulldogs improve to 2-0 and host Mount Mansfield on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
BBA edges Essex in OT in opener
ESSEX JUNCTION — Dominick Miceli tipped in a rebound early in overtime to propel the Burr and Burton boys lacrosse team to a hard-fought 11-10 win over Essex on Saturday in the opener for both teams.
Emmett Edwards led BBA in the scoring column with four goals, while Miceli added three, including the overtime winner. Teddy Mirenda chipped in a pair of scores, while Matt Grabher and Duncan Chamberlain each added one score each.
Grabher was a facilitator all day long, garnering a school-record eight assists for the Bulldogs.
Defensively, Liam Bradley and Jack Martin combined to pick up 11 ground balls.
For Essex, Christopher Davis led the way with three goals and an assist, while Keane Mahoney, Carter Frankenhoff, Ben Serrantonio, and Tobias Martin all had two goals.
Jack Morrison made 12 saves for BBA to earn the win, while Essex’s Ben Russell had 11 stops.
BBA improves to 1-0 on the year and hosts Rutland on Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m. at Taylor Field.
BBA girls lacrosse doubles up Essex
ESSEX JUNCTION — The 2021 season started out in a big way for the Burr and Burton girls lacrosse team, as the Bulldogs rolled past Essex, 13-6.
Tatum Sands led the Bulldogs offensively, with four goals and two assists. Sadie Stefanak and Katherine Samuel each had three goals, while Alair Powers had 1 goal and 4 assists.
Emma Hall and Ava Walsh added goals for BBA. Senior Lola Herzog had 14 saves to earn the win.
Abby Robbins led Essex offensively with four goals and two assists. Hannah Himes and Sierra Harris combined for 10 saves.
Bulldogs fall on the diamond
ESSEX JUNCTION — Essex’s Gabe White pitched three innings of scoreless ball as the Hornets started the year with a 9-1 win over Burr and Burton on Saturday.
Coleman Reece went 2-for-2 to lead BBA.
BBA Ultimate drops match to Mount Mansfield
MANCHESTER — A short-handed Burr and Burton Ultimate team fell 15-1 to Mount Mansfield on Saturday.