Concord Christian 30
CONCORD, N.H. -- The Hinsdale girls basketball team knocked down eight trifectas and improved to 5-0 with a 61-30 decision over Concord Christian on Friday.
"We took charge early," said Hinsdale coach Terry Bonnette, whose team was up 31-8 at the break. "We played great defense."
Allison Scott had 14 points to lead the attack. Skylar Bonnette, Kyra Rideout and Brianna Benjamen all finished with 10.
Twin Valley 57, Poultney 17
WILMINGTON -- The Twin Valley girls basketball team held its foes to just a couple of first-half points and went on to pummel Poultney on Thursday evening.
"It was a good all-around effort," noted Wildcats coach Buddy Hayford. "You need one of these every once in awhile. It’s good for the team."
Colton Butler had 14 points and seven rebounds to lead the winners. Hannah Swanson finished with nine points, seven boards and four assists, while Sammy Cunningham-Darrah and Christina Moore (10 rebounds) each added eight points.
The 5-3 Wildcats will host Mt. Everett on Monday at 5:30 p.m.
Leland & Gray 75 (OT)
TOWNSHEND -- The Rebels had a four-point lead with 30 seconds left in regulation, but the visitors rallied to pull even at 67-67 and went on to win in the extra session.
"We played our hearts out. It was an exciting game," said Leland & Gray coach Andy Nystrom. "I was very proud of my guys. They have improved so much since tryouts and Opening Day."
Corey Nystrom scored 26 points to lead the 3-5 Rebels. Eric Clark and Ryan Borgesen followed with 13 and 10 points respectively.
Brattleboro 56, Fair Haven 34
FAIR HAVEN -- The Colonels improved to 4-1 overall and the Slaters dropped to 3-2. Cameron Hughes paced the hosts with 11 points and Lucas Czarnecki pulled down seven boards.
Middle School Hoops
TOWNSHEND -- Hannah Buffum and Moriah Hazard scored 11 and eight points respectively to lead the Leland & Gray Grades 7-8 girls basketball team to a 39-7 victory over Brattleboro on Friday. Mya McAuliffe’s five points paced the Colonels. With the win, the Rebels improved to 4-0.
BOULDER, Col. -- Phillip "Pip" Bannister, of the Putney Bicycle Shop, won the men’s ages 65-69 division of the 2014 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships on Thursday. Bannister had a time of 43:03, while runnerup Robert Ogren finished in 43:21. Bannister had previously won the ages 60-64 division in Kansas City in 2008.