BENNINGTON -- The MAU varsity girls tennis team won four of the five singles matches and split at doubles to defeat Brattleboro, 5-2, on Monday.
Brattleboro’s Taylor Bird prevailed at No. 3 singles 6-0. 6-2 over Erica Frost. The duo of Aliza Racine-Danielle Looman added a victory for BUHS at first doubles with a 7-5, 6-4 decision over Nicole Monick-Taylor Tobin.
"Taylor showed how fit she is. She was relentless. She continues to impress me. That was a good score for her. It was her best tennis, though we may say that after every match. She is improving that fast," noted BUHS coach Tom Weber. "Aliza and Danni came up with the shots when they needed them."
Jessie Kuzmicki, Keara Sternburg, Margaret Curtin and Grace Page took singles matches for the Patriots. The duo of Julia Parks-Samantha Greene won at second doubles for MAU.
The 3-8 Colonels will compete at Bellows Falls today.
Sunapee 5, Hinsdale 2
HINSDALE, N.H. -- Elise Atkins, Colleen Bedaw and Bridget Bourne all had one hit for the Pacers. Atkins (13 K’s, 9 hits) suffered the loss, but coach Terry Bonnette noted that she didn’t have much help behind her. The 6-4 Pacers will play at Newport today.
Leland & Gray 14, Mill River 3
N. CLARENDON -- Jordan Gouger went 4-for-5, including two homers, and drove in eight runs to lead the Rebels.
"Her timing was on the money. She just got ahold of both pitches," said Rebels coach Tammy Claussen, whose team is 3-6.
Elizabeth Symanski (11 K’s, 1 BB, 1 hit) picked up the win and helped herself with a pair of doubles.