Weekend Roundup: St. Johnsbury cruises past Rutland | Sporting activities

ST. JOHNSBURY — The Rutland boys basketball team sputtered out of the gate and fell to St. Johnsbury 55-35 Saturday afternoon.

The Raiders struggled on offense in the 1st, with their lone bucket a Jack Coughlin changeover layup, as the Hilltoppers grabbed an 11-2 guide immediately after a buzzer-beating 3 to conclude the quarter.

Rutland slice the St. Johnsbury guide to 6 at 1 place in the 2nd, but another buzzer-beating 3 pushed the Hilltoppers to an 11-issue guide at the half.

St. Johnsbury went into the fourth up 14, in advance of breaking the game open forward of the closing buzzer.

“(St. Johnsbury) is audio on both sides of the ball,” explained RHS mentor Mike Wood. “We struggled to score, so give their defense credit history, but we also remaining some details on the table.”

Jack Coughlin was the lone Rutland player scoring in double figures with 14 factors. Fritz Hauser paced the Hilltoppers with 16 factors.

Rutland (9-4) hosts Brattleboro on Tuesday at 5 p.m.


MSJ 47, Woodstock 32

The Mount St. Joseph boys basketball crew done the time sweep of Woodstock, successful 47-32 Saturday evening at McDonough Gymnasium.

The to start with fifty percent was all about protection as MSJ went into the 50 % up 23-9.

“We did a genuinely fantastic occupation defensively and we rebounded perfectly. We did a great position on their backdoor cuts,” claimed Mounties mentor Chris Charbonneau.

The Wasps found themselves offensively just after the split and minimize the guide to nine at position, but MSJ responded to earn easily.

The Mounties had been led by Owen Traynor and Dezmond Krakowka with 17 details apiece. Andre Prunty extra eight factors.

MSJ improved to 12-2.

Vergennes 60, FHU 49

VERGENNES — The Vergennes boys basketball staff utilised a good 3rd quarter to force previous Division II Fair Haven 60-49 Saturday afternoon.

The Commodores outscored the Slaters 19-7 in the third, developing separation.

“They hit some major shots and are very well-coached,” claimed Truthful Haven coach Bob Prenevost.

Tyler Bergmans had 16 points to lead Vergennes, along with three other guys in double figures. Sawyer Ramey led all scorers with 28 points for the Slaters.

Truthful Haven dropped to 11-4.

Leland & Grey 46, GM 45

TOWNSHEND — It wasn’t the working day the Eco-friendly Mountain boys basketball staff was seeking for, getting rid of 46-45 to Leland & Grey Saturday afternoon.

The Rebels led for significantly of the video game, but Inexperienced Mountain grabbed a five-stage lead late. The Chieftains struggled down the stretch and couldn’t keep it.

Branden Rose led Eco-friendly Mountain with 16 details and Everett Mosher experienced 13.

The Chieftains (9-7) host White River Valley on Thursday.


West Rutland 40, WRV 33

WEST RUTLAND — The West Rutland girls basketball staff guarded house court Saturday night time, beating White River Valley 40-33.

The recreation was tight all over and Westside went into the closing frame up by just one. The Wildcats scored the very first factors of the fourth, but the Golden Horde went on an 11- run to develop some breathing area.

White River Valley came back with a 6- operate of its very own, but didn’t have sufficient juice to get in excess of the hump.

“It what we will need. We will need far more of those (tough game titles),” claimed West Rutland coach Carl Serrani.

Peyton Guay experienced 22 details in the get for Westside and Arianna Coombs included eight. Tanner Drury had 13 points to guide the Wildcats.

The Golden Horde (15-2) is at Bellows Falls on Tuesday.


VCCA meet

NORTH CLARENDON — The Rutland and Mill River cheerleading teams took property wins in the last tune-up ahead of the point out championship meet, successful their respective divisions at Saturday’s VCCA level of competition at Mill River Union Superior Faculty.

In the Massive Varsity division, Rutland received with a rating of 188, followed by Mount Anthony (172) and Otter Valley (124).

In the Modest Varsity division, Mill River gained with a rating of 179, followed by South Burlington (156.5), BFA-Fairfax (143.4) and Poultney (135.5).

Saturday is the state championship satisfy at Vergennes Union Significant School.


Essex 4, Rutland 1

The Rutland boys hockey group fell to Essex 4-1 Saturday night time at Spartan Arena.

Patrick Cooley experienced the lone Raiders purpose, unassisted.

The Hornets took edge on the energy perform, scoring two power play objectives and a single shorthanded intention.


Modest college duals

Honest HAVEN — Vergennes, seeded No. 2 for Saturday’s Modest University Duals at Truthful Haven Union Large School, took dwelling very first location.

Middlebury completed in second and the combined workforce of Mount Abraham and Randolph was 3rd. Truthful Haven/Rutland took fourth put.

Mill River was in attendance as nicely, teaming with CVU. Kaleb Spencer went 2- for the Minutemen.

Large faculty duals

ESSEX — The Otter Valley and Springfield wrestling teams competed on Saturday at Essex Significant School.

The Otters dropped duals to Colchester and Essex. The Cosmos commenced the working day with a decline to the Hornets, but defeat St. Johnsbury to progress in the consolation bracket, wherever they fell to the Lakers in the consolation semifinals.

Spaulding finished up as the tournament’s champion beating Mount Anthony in the finals 48-27.


Reasonable Haven 3rd

BARRE — The Good Haven bowling crew positioned third on Saturday in the four-staff tournament held at Twin Town Lanes in Barre.

The Slaters fell in a limited fight with South Burlington, which set Reasonable Haven in the 3rd-spot match, which it won against Enosburg.


WestConn 58, CU 56

DANBURY, Conn. — The Castleton University women’s basketball team missing a heartbreaker Saturday afternoon, falling to Western Connecticut 58-56.

WestConn received the video game on a very last-2nd layup by Gabrielle Franks.

The Spartans have been down by eight points at the fifty percent, but lower the direct to one particular heading into the fourth. Castleton kept its run likely and took a six-position lead at one point in the fourth, but could not hold on.

Elise Magro led all scorers with 19 points for the Spartans, adopted by 14 from Liz Bailey and 12 from Ryleigh Coloutti.


WestConn 86, CU 49

DANBURY, Conn. — The Castleton College men’s basketball team trailed by just 10 at the 50 percent, but was outplayed just after the break, dropping 86-49 Saturday afternoon versus Western Connecticut.

Matt Turner went off for WestConn, scoring 34 points. Alex Blackmore had 15 details for the Spartans and Eric Shaw experienced 12.

Castleton (5-18) is at Keene Point out on Tuesday.


Castleton 4, JWU 3

The Castleton College followed up a tie on Friday with its first get considering the fact that Dec. 7, beating Johnson and Wales 4-3 to conclude the frequent time on Saturday at Spartan Arena.

The Wildcats scored the lone target of the initially, but the Spartans took the guide in the second with two objectives. The teams traded goals in the 3rd and Castleton experienced ample to keep on.

Zach Trempner scored two aims for the Spartans, even though Glenn Wiswell and Zach Papapetros experienced a person goal apiece.

CU finished the typical seaosn 5-18-2.


Castleton 3, JWU 2

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Castleton University women’s hockey crew topped Johnson and Wales for the second time in a week, 3-2 Saturday afternoon.

The Spartans jumped up 2- in the initial period and in no way trailed.

Courtney Gauthier, Emily Harris and Samantha Lawler experienced aims for Castleton, who is at UMass Boston in an NEHC playoff activity.

College or university ALPINE

CU wins division

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. — The Castleton University women’s alpine ski crew capped a ideal season on Sunday, creating it a best 10-for-10 in MacConnell Division victories this season soon after the most up-to-date get in giant slalom at West Mountain.

Karoline Rettenbacher posted a podium finish with a 2nd-place final result and teammate Tatiana Tobolka joined her on the podium in third.

The Spartan adult men matched their female counterparts, also successful the MacConnell Division championship on Sunday.

CU had the top rated two places on the podium with Lorenzo Mencaccini successful the race and Filippo Collini in 2nd.

College NORDIC

CU wins 15k

RIPTON — In Sunday’s 15k race, the Castleton College women’s Nordic ski team took the leading two spots at the Mansfield Division Championships.

Emily Greene received the race and Annika Saunus was next. In the men’s race, Andrew Doherty was next.


Originals 134, Martens 129

HERKIMER, N.Y. — The Bennington Martens fell to the Herkimer Originals 134-129 around the weekend.

The leading scorers for the Martens were being Tobias Holmes with 27 details, Xavier Boyd with 22 points and John Ryals with 25 details.

The Martens host the Worcester Majors on Saturday.