The Brattleboro boys placed second with 375 points in a five-team Nordic race at Prospect Mountain. MAU struck gold with 383 points.
The Patriots swept the top three positions. Declan King (4th), Oliver Pomazi (6th), Spencer Loggia (8th) and Jonathon Burdo (11th) led the way for the Colonels.
In the girls race, Brattleboro (278) wound up third behind MAU (392) and Rutland (370). Nevada Powers placed 5th overall to lead the purple and white. Brattleboro’s Catey Yost and Eve Pomazi placed 15th and 18th respectively.
St. Johnsbury 27
ST. JOHNSBURY -- Maddie Derosia went off for a game-high 16 points on Saturday as the Colonels improved to 2-0.
"Our defense set the tone early," said BUHS coach Paul Freed, who noted that Taylor Bird and Abbie Lesure were both solid on that end of the floor.
Brattleboro took a 20-15 advantage to the break. Derosia had a dozen points in the second half to help the purple and white hold on.
Twin Valley 41, Sharon 18
WILMINGTON -- Colton Butler netted 14 points, Savannah Nesbitt followed with a dime’s worth and Sammy Cunningham-Darrah pitched in with seven for the winners.
"We played really solid defense. It was a very strong defensive showing," noted Wildcats coach Buddy Hayford.
Twin Valley (3-0) will play at Green Mountain, versus MSJ, on Friday at 6 p.m. in the Holiday Tournament Championship.
WESTMINSTER -- Chelsea Wilder scored 14 points in a win over Leland & Gray a nd then had a dozen in Monday’s 46-35 loss to Woodstock.
Emily Dufault and Molly Dufault added nine and eight respectively for the 1-3 Terriers in the Woodstock game.
Woodstock 6, Brattleboro 0
BRATTLEBORO -- Braden McCarthy and Dylan Kuhn each tallied twice to lead the Wasps on Saturday at Memorial Park. Kevin O’Connell and Luc Issa also found the back of the net for Woodstock (3-2). The Colonels dropped to 1-4 overall.