Colonels raise money for cancer patients

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Union High School varsity girls ice hockey team (5-10-1) was edged by Harwood, 2-1, in the annual Pink-at-the-Rink game on Saturday at Memorial Park. All proceeds collected from the game are going to the Comprehensive Breast Care program at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and will be used to supply gas cards and help purchase wigs for women battling breast cancer.

Mason Powers and Kam Pelkey each lit the lamp for the Brattleboro boys varsity ice hockey team, which played Milton to a 2-2 tie on Saturday. Brattleboro Reformer Athlete of the Week Sam Griffith made 27 saves for the 3-10-2 Colonels.

On Friday night at BUHS, Eli Lombardi and Ian Fulton-Black combined for 47 points to lead the host Colonels to a 67-54 win over rival MAU. Matt Anderson scored 19 points to pace the Patriots. Brattleboro improved to 11-5 overall.

Hailey Derosia just missed a triple-double on Friday, finishing with 14 points, eight rebounds and nine assists in Brattleboro's 54-41 decision over BBA in a Marble Valley League showdown. Gabby Carpenter (17 points, 7 rebounds) and Devin Millerick (8 points, 3 assists) also delivered for the 6-8 Colonels, while Megyn Ayotte contributed with five points in the final frame.

In other recent varsity girls basketball action in the area, Bellows Falls defeated Green Mountain 60-51, Twin Valley fell to Woodstock 40-28 and then to MSJ 62-31, and Hinsdale hammered Portsmouth Christian 62-19.

Hannah Kelly and Murphy Hicks pulled down 11 and 10 boards respectively for the 9-5 Terriers. Freshman Taylor Goodell chipped in with five assists, while Keri Ticino played another strong defensive game.

Twin Valley's Tayler Courchesne poured in 18 points against Woodstock and 10 more versus MSJ. Kendell Howe (10 points, 6 rebounds) also gave the MSJ team headaches.

Skyler LeClair, who had just reached the 1,000-point milestone in her previous game, went off for 25 points to lead the 13-1 Pacers against Portsmouth Christian. Eighth-grader Angelina Nardolillo (11 points), Mariah Nichols (6) and Maggie St. John (6) also did some damage for Hinsdale.

Area Sports Schedule


Brattleboro girls basketball hosts Rutland, 7 p.m.

Hinsdale boys basketball at Leland & Gray, 7 p.m.

Bellows Falls girls basketball hosts Poultney, 7 p.m.


Hinsdale girls basketball hosts Mount Royal, 5:30 p.m.

Brattleboro boys basketball at BBA, 7 p.m.

Hinsdale boys basketball hosts Mount Royal, 7 p.m.

Bellows Falls boys basketball at Poultney, 7 p.m.

Twin Valley boys basketball hosts Green Mountain, 7 p.m.


Brattleboro Nordic ski team hosts MVL Classic, 3 p.m.

Hinsdale girls basketball team hosts Sunapee, 6:30 p.m.

Brattleboro boys hockey at BBA, 6:45 p.m.

Twin Valley girls basketball hosts Leland & Gray, 7 p.m.

Brattleboro girls hockey hosts Hartford, 7:15 p.m.


Brattleboro girls basketball at MAU, 7 p.m.

Leland & Gray boys basketball hosts Windsor, 7 p.m.


Hinsdale girls basketball at Pittsfield, 5:30 p.m.

Hiinsdale boys basketball at Pittsfield, 7 p.m.

Brattleboro boys basketball hosts Rutland, 7 p.m.

Bellows Falls boys basketball at Springfield, 7 p.m.

Bellows Falls girls basketball at Leland & Gray, 7 p.m.

Twin Valley girls basketball at Woodstock, 7 p.m.


Hinsdale girls basketball hosts Concord Christian, noon

Brattleboro girls hockey at Woodstock, 1:35 p.m.

Twin Valley boys basketball hosts Leland & Gray, 2:30 p.m.

Brattleboro boys hockey hosts North Country, 4:45 p.m.


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