Area athletes earn 18 gold medals
Snide took the 100 in 11.59, the 110 hurdles in 15.28, and the 300 hurdles in 42.45 to lead the BF boys. Reed prevailed in the 200 in 23.89, the long jump with a leap of 20-7.75, and the triple jump by soaring 42-08.75.
Reno Tuttle struck gold in the shot put (44-03) and discus (138-02) for the Terriers. BF's Shane Clark won the javelin with a heave of 150-05.
The Putney School's Delaney Bullock finished first in the 1600 in 5:27.35 and the 3200 in 12:12.06 to lead all area girls. Brattleboro's Olivia Ortleib and Bellows Falls Molly Kelly tied for first in the high jump, while other local champions on the girls side include BF's Michelle Marchica in the triple jump (31-07), Brattleboro's Shaneika Graves Trotman in the shot put (30-08), and Brattleboro's Kai Boyd in the javelin (107-00).
The Hinsdale girls tied for first and the Hinsdale boys finished fourth during an eight-school track meet in Newport, N.H. Ryan Boggio won the high jump by clearing 5-10, took third in the triple jump and was fourth in the long jump to lead the Pacer boys. Ezekian Spaulding added a silver in the 110 hurdles, Caleb Steever was the runner-up in the high jump, and their relay team wound up second in the 4x400. Maggie St. John prevailed in the 3200 and was second best in the 400 to pace the Hinsdale girls. Rachael Girroir won the 1600 and silvered in the 800, Sawyer Beauchamp was second in the long jump and triple jump, Rebecca Ryan was the runner-up in the javelin, Erica Girroir bronzed in the discus, and Elise Fales placed third in the shot put
RUTLAND — With all of the other matches finished and the overall match on the line, Alisa Walkoviak defeated Carley Ruby 6-0, 6-1 to give Brattleboro a thrilling 4-3 victory over MSJ.
Other winners for Brattleboro were No. 4 Pilar Rivera who won decisively over Lizzy Wright 6-0, 6-0, and both doubles teams: No. 1 Colette Anton/Camden Haskins and the No. 2 team of Bella Takacs/Rachel Reynolds.
MSJ's strong singles players at No. 1-3 won out over Brattleboro's Jazmin Smith, Annie Takacs and Kelsea McAuliffe.
The win improves Brattleboro's record to 3-6 with an away match Monday at Springfield up next.
WILMINGTON — Patrick McDonald pitched a complete game and fanned 10 as Leland & Gray dropped Twin Valley, 9-4.
"He looked really good and was able to change speeds well to keep the Twin Valley hitters off balance. He also made some really nice plays coming off the mound to help his own cause. The Rebel defense made some really solid plays behind McDonald to hold runs. McDonald earned his first varsity win with the effort," noted winning coach Eric Durocher.
Ethan Fox had a really nice three-run home run for Twin Valley. Walker Hamer drove in three runs and Sam Gleason went 2 for 3 to lead the Rebels offensively.
"The Rebels are playing some great ball right now. Our bats are definitely coming around as we reach the middle of the season and it is nice to see us being able to manufacture runs. Our pitching has been good as well and we are starting to see more of the success we were looking forward to when we started. I'm really excited to see how the team handles the rest of the schedule before the end of the month," added Durocher.
BRATTLEBORO — Liz Day had eight goals and one assist for the Colonels (6-4) during a wild 14-13 loss to Woodstock. Meg Ayotte added two goals and one dime, Tobin Lonergan finished with one goal and two setups, and BUHS also got one strike from Olivia Stent and Sam Cragin.
Little League (By Scott Smyth)
BRATTLEBORO — John Satterfield worked a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh inning to knock in Jacksyn McAllister and deliver the Mets' first win, 17-16 over the Cardinals. Down by three runs going into the seventh inning, the young and resilient Mets rallied for four runs to win it. Will Miskovich hit an inside-the-park home run in the 4th inning and Evan Wright had three hits for the Metropolitans. Gabe Alexander had a base hit in this one as well. Wright, Alexander, and Satterfield pitched the Mets to victory. Cardinals' leadoff hitter and shortstop, Tristan Evans, lined an inside-the-park home run in the seventh inning and scored three runs. James Fagley and Makai Gardilcic each had two hits. Jolie Glidden, Mason North, and Dallin Wachtelhausen all had base hits for the Redbirds.
The Giants' offense continued its torrid pace on Saturday afternoon in a 14-3 rout of the Red Sox. Sam Hall went 3-5 and hit his league-leading sixth home run. Tucker Sargent hit a three-run home run and scored four runs. Alex Baker joined the party as well with three RBI's. Degan Gundry threw 3 1/3 innings and struck out seven. Hall closed it out and struck out six Red Sox. The Red Sox struggled to get a rally going but Will Hill hit a triple and scored two of the Sox' three runs. Brock Longe hit an RBI double and Wyatt Sargent lined a hard single. Sam Henry struck out seven Giants including five of the first nine batters he faced.
The Reds' prolific offense was relentless in the rain on Saturday afternoon in an 18-10 victory over the Pirates. Willem Thurber had two hits including his first Little League home run — a three-run blast out of right field. Jackson Emery had a four hit afternoon and knocked in two. Turner Clews also scored four runs on three hits. Joey Reynolds had five RBI on two doubles and a single. Rookie Nolan Chisholm lined two hits for the Reds. The Pirates' bats were not silent in this one either. Rookie Nick Gerard hit his first Little League home run — a grand slam in the fourth inning. He also hit a single and played excellent defense behind the plate. Another rookie, Sam Bogart hit an RBI single in the third. Patrick Gagliardi (1-3 with 3 runs scored) and Wayland Walsh (1-4 with 2 RBI) continued to hit for the Pirates.
Area Sports Schedule
Hinsdale baseball at Derryfield, 4 p.m.
Hinsdale softball at Derryfield, 4 p.m.
Bellows Falls softball at Fall Mountain, 4 p.m.
Twin Valley baseball at Arlington, 4:30 p.m.
Bellows Falls baseball hosts BBA, 4:30 p.m.
Bellows Falls girls tennis hosts MSJ, 4:30 p.m.
Brattleboro girls lacrosse at BBA, 4:30 p.m.
Brattleboro girls tennis at Springfield, 4:30 p.m.
Brattleboro boys tennis at MAU, 4:30 p.m.
Leland & Gray softball at Twin Valley, 4:30 p.m.
Leland & Gray baseball hosts Long Trail, 4:30 p.m.
Brattleboro softball hosts Drury, 4:45 p.m.
Brattleboro, Twin Valley track teams at MAU, 4 p.m.
Bellows Falls track hosts meet, 4 p.m.
Twin Valley baseball at Poultney, 4:30 p.m.
Twin Valley softball at Poultney, 4:30 p.m.
Bellows Falls girls tennis at Otter Valley, 4:30 p.m.
Bellows Falls softball at MAU, 4:30 p.m.
Leland & Gray softball hosts BBA, 4:30 p.m.
Brattleboro softball hosts Springfield, 5 p.m.
Brattleboro boys lacrosse hosts BBA, 7 p.m.
Twin Valley baseball hosts Mount Everett, 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Twin Valley golf at Taterhill, 3:30 p.m.
Hinsdale baseball hosts Newport, 3:30 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.
Hinsdale softball hosts Newport, 3:30 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.
Hinsdale track at Bow, 4 p.m.
Fun Run near Brattleboro Country Club entrance, 6:30 p.m.
Brattleboro baseball hosts Keene, 7 p.m.
Brattleboro girls lacrosse hosts Rutland, 7 p.m.
Leland & Gray baseball hosts MSJ, 4 p.m.
Bellows Falls softball at Twin Valley, 4:30 p.m.
Brattleboro girls tennis hosts MAU, 4:30 p.m.
Brattleboro boys lacrosse hosts MAU, 7 p.m.
Brattleboro track hosts meet, 4 p.m.
Leland & Gray baseball hosts Poultney, 4:30 p.m.
Bellows Falls baseball hosts Otter Valley, 4:30 p.m.
Twin Valley baseball at Green Mountain, 4:30 p.m.
Twin Valley softball at Green Mountain, 4:30 p.m.
Hinsdale baseball hosts Portsmouth, 4:30 p.m.
Hinsdale softball hosts Portsmouth, 4:30 p.m.
Brattleboro baseball hosts Windsor, 5 p.m.
Brattleboro boys tennis hosts BBA, 5 p.m.
Leland & Gray baseball at Black River, 7 p.m.
Bellows Falls softball at Rutland, 11 a.m.
Bellows Falls girls tennis at Woodstock, 11 a.m.
Leland & Gray baseball at MSJ, 11 a.m.
Brattleboro softball hosts Wahconah, 1 p.m.
Brattleboro boys lacrosse hosts Northampton, 1:30 p.m.
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