Burr and Burton betters MAU on links
BBA's Max Brisch was the medalist with a 40 on the nine-hole course. He was followed by teammates Ben Swinarton (44), Chapin Eyre (47), Sam Charette (48) and Dillon Callen (54).
Andrew Marsden was the top MAU golfer with a 47, followed by Nick Salem, Michael McKenna, Ryan Sawyer and Adam Restino.
Arlington's Jack Lane was the lone player for the Eagles, but turned in the third best individual score of the day with a 45.
Bulldog girls edge MAU
RUTLAND — The Burr and Burton girls cross country team edged MAU by nine points Thursday in Rutland.
BBA's Liara Foley finished first with MAU's Sarah Umphlett and Maggie Payne finished second and third respectively.
Natalie Jelley finished fifth, while Lauren Johnson and Savannah Robson finished 19th and 22nd respectively.
On the boys side, MAU finished second, while BBA tied for third with MSJ.
For MAU, Evan Page finished first with a time of 17:55. Asa Burrows-Crane was sixth, while Noah Payne and Anthony Mazzola were seventh and eighth respectively.
Anish Kamath was 15th.
SVC athletes honored
ATTLEBORO, Mass. — Southern Vermont College freshman keeper Diego Uquillas has been named the New England Collegiate Conference Men's Soccer Player and Rookie of the Week as announced by the league on Tuesday.
The Mountaineer picks up the conference's first weekly awards of the year after making his collegiate debut between the pipes over the weekend at the season-opening Salem State University Tournament.
In a Friday night match against the hosting Vikings, the defending Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference champions, Uquillas posted eight saves and helped keep his team close while nearing forcing overtime. He then followed with four saves on Saturday to put up a .750 save percentage for the weekend.
Uquillas and the Mountaineers are back in action on Wednesday when they visit Yeshiva University for an 8 p.m. start.
The NECC announced on Tuesday that SVC sophomore C.G. Holden has been tabbed as the Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week.
The honor is the second NECC laurel for the Bennington College student as he was named the league's Rookie of the Week once in 2017.
Holden finished first for Southern Vermont during the SVC Mountaineer Invitational, placing fifth overall, with a time of 18:55 on the 5000 meter, mountainside course.
His pace of 5:32 per mile was 31 seconds faster than the time he posted at the same event last year.
Holden and the Mountaineers now look ahead to their next meet which will be SVC's first 8000 meter race of the year; the Castleton Invitational is set to begin at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday.
BBA pounds North Country
MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton football team rushed for more than 200 yards and five touchdowns as the Bulldogs blasted North Country, 51-14.
Logan Morgan ran for a pair of scores and Chevaughn Brownie led the way with 72 yards on the ground.
Joey McCoy added two touchdown passes as BBA improves to 1-0.
Bulldogs win in overtime
ST. JOHNSBURY — Burr and Burton's Julia Fillion scored with two minutes left in overtime as the Bulldogs traveled to St. Johnsbury and came away with a 2-1 win.
BBA took the lead with 13:30 left in the first half as Celsey McMahon scored unassisted, but eight minutes into the second half, the Hilltoppers tied the game on a goal by Lilly Laufenberg.
The game went into overtime and off a penalty corner, Fillion scored off an assist by Riley Callen.
Hannah Callen made two saves for BBA, while St. J's Melanie Coons had six stops.
BBA coach Barb Miceli said the team play was strong, especially from left wing Amber Rachele and backs Efremia Geralis and Annabelle Gray.
Killington Cup tickets on sale
KILLINGTON — Killington Resort announced that tickets for the 2018 Killington Cup are available at killington.com.
Slated to take place November 23-25, the World Cup will once again bring the women's giant slalom and slalom races to Vermont and is expected to attract U.S. Ski Team superstar Mikaela Shiffrin to compete against the best women's technical alpine skiers in the world.
"The Northeast has an incredible passion for world class alpine skiing and we are thrilled to once again offer free-access viewing areas so we can continue to inspire the next generation of alpine ski racers. With the community's support, we're looking forward to again showcasing Killington and the state of Vermont to the international ski audience this year," says Mike Solimano, president and general manager of Killington Resort and Pico Mountain.
In addition to an already action-packed, fun-filled weekend, Killington Resort will host free concerts throughout the weekend. Additional entertainment includes the World Cup Festival Village, fireworks, parades and a Friday night bib draw featuring top athletes.
"It's an honor and a pleasure to welcome the best women ski racers in the world back to Killington for the third year," says Herwig Demschar, chair of Killington's World Cup Local Organizing Committee. "Spectators will be treated to a weekend of exciting racing, as well as music and entertainment, ensuring it will be a party not to be missed. This year, we are hoping to make history by breaking attendance records, showing the world how New England fans support their favorite ski racing stars!"
BBA Hall of Fame inductions
MANCHESTER — Burr and Burton's 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame of Awards and Alumni Recognition Awards will be presented on Oct. 13 at the Riley Center for the Arts at 4 p.m. during Alumni Reunion weekend.
Don't miss one of the most celebrated events of the year as we induct alumni athletes, coaches, artists, community leaders, and faculty and staff into Burr and Burton's Hall of Fame.
Join them for this event and others that will be going on during Burr and Burton's Alumni Reunion Weekend 2018 scheduled for October 12-14, 2018.
Visit www.burrburton.org/alumni for more information and to register or contact Pauline de Laszlo at 802-549-8277 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or a copy of the Reunion brochure.
Casey Strong 5K on Sept. 22
DORSET — The inaugural We Are Sandy Casey Strong 5K will take place on September 22 at Burr and Burton Academy.
The race, named for Sandy Casey, a Dorset native killed in the Las Vegas shooting last year, will raise money for the Dorset School. The 5K will start at 9 a.m., with a half-mile fun run for kids starting at 8:30 a.m.
Register at: www.runsignup.com/race or register on September 21 at Zen Revolution in Manchester Center from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The $25 entry fee includes a t-shirt.
If you have questions or would like to volunteer, please contact Tracy Carey at email@example.com or 802-379-3576.
Volunteers needed for bike event
PERU — Do you enjoy being outdoors, helping encourage cyclists as they ride through the beautiful New England area? We are in need of additional help the day of the BART Adaptive Sports Center's No Limits Bike Event on September 15.
For more information, send an email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (802) 384-4032 for further information on specific details.
Charbonneau Golf Tournament
MANCHESTER — The Jeffrey Charbonneau Memorial Golf Tournament is set for October 7.
Tee off at noon at Manchester Country Club. To register your foursome contact Dennis Filippi - email@example.com.
Registration costs $125 per player and all proceeds benefit the Burr and Burton Academy varsity hockey program.
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