BRATTLEBORO -- Sam Siegel became just the second Brattleboro Union High School boys lacrosse player to be named a United States Lacrosse High School All-American. Travis Elliott-Knaggs had previously earned that honor.
And Colby McGinn was the first BUHS boys lacrosse player named United States Lacrosse High School Academic All-American.
Siegel, McGinn and Conner Elliott-Knaggs will represent the Colonels in Saturday’s Lion’s Cup game, pitting Vermont against New Hampshire, at Hanover High School at 4 p.m. Kyle Patno was also chosen to the team but has a prior commitment.
BRATTLEBORO -- The Marble Valley League and All-State honors for BUHS athletes that participated in a spring sport are as follows:
Softball -- 1st Team MVL: Maddy Derosia, McKinlie Carpenter. Honorable Mention MVL: Daisy Giroux, Sierra Butler.
Baseball -- 1st Team MVL: Chris McAuliffe, Rob Heileman. Coach of the Year MVL: Chris Groeger. Honorable Mention MVL: Ryan McAuliffe.
Girls Lacrosse -- 1st Team MVL: Hannah Lynde, Katelyn Donovan, Marissa Semenovich. 2nd Team MVL -- Lizzie Clarke, Megan Siggins, Alex Fellows, Abbie Lesure. 1st Team All-State: Hannah Lynde. 2nd Team All-State: Kate Donovan, Marissa Semenovich. Honorable Mention All-State: Lizzie Clarke, Abbie Lesure.
Boys Lacrosse -- 1st Team MVL: Sam Siegel, Brennen Zolnoski, Conner Elliott-Knaggs, Colby McGinn, Kyle Patno. 2nd Team MVL: Tanner Freeman, Jack Gagnon. 1st Team All-State: Sam Siegel, Colby McGinn. 2nd Team All-State: Conner Elliott-Knaggs, Kyle Patno. Senior Showcase: Sam Siegel, Conner Elliott-Knaggs, Colby McGinn, Kyle Patno.
Girls Tennis -- 1st Team MVL: Taylor Bird, Katie Tsukamoto.
*Colby McGinn earned the National Football Foundation Vermont Chapter Scholar-Athlete Award that was presented this spring.
Twin Valley Awards
WILMINGTON -- The Twin Valley athletic awards for the spring season were given to the following athletes:
Boys Golf -- Most Improved: Tommy Marchionna. Top Male Golfer: Keegan Reed.
Varsity Baseball -- Golden Bat: Sam Molner. Sportsmanship: Craig Green. Golden Glove: Baylee Crawford. Most Improved: Chris Robinson. Shawn Parris Award: Colin Lozito.
Varsity Softball -- Silver Slugger: Savannah Nesbitt. Golden Glove: Colton Butler. Leadership: Sammy Cunningham-Darrah.
Track and Field -- Most Improved Male: Jacob Hicks. Most Improved Female: Kirra Courchesne. Most Outstanding Male: Skyler Boyd. Most Outstanding Female: Henriette Aas.
Senior Awards Night -- Vicki Marchegiani Memorial Scholarship: Sammy Cunningham-Darrah. Phil Ware Scholar-Athlete: Eli Park, Sammy Cunningham-Darrah. Bryan Hampshire Award: Colin Lozito, Savannah Nesbitt, Hannah Swanson. Justin E. Carrier Award: Keegan Reed, Jordan Niles.
Marble Valley League -- Baseball: Sam Molner and Colin Lozito both 1st Team MVL. Softball: Sammy Cunningham-Darrah and Savannah Nesbitt both 1st Team MVL. Jordan Niles, Colton Butler and Hannah Swanson all Honorable Mention MVL. Richard Breen Sportsmanship Award: Twin Valley High School (for excellent sportsmanship).
BRATTLEBORO -- DMI edged the Eagles, 6-5, in an eight inning contest on June 11. DMI’s Leif Bigelow was 2-for-4 and scored three times, including the go-ahead run on a squeeze bunt by Tanner Bell, who was 2-for-3. Matt Cutter walked four times at the plate and struck out five in five innings on the mound. Tyler Germain pitched a perfect eighth for the save.
For the Eagles, Ian Fulton-Black fanned 12 in 5 1/3 innings and stroked a booming double to left. Ben Nelson-Betz struck out five in 2 2/3 of relief work. Matt Dulmaine was on base three times with a single, a walk and a hit by pitch. Dan Petrie was 2-for-3, and Logan Morton lined a double to right center and scored.
On Saturday, the Eagles defeated Pepsi, 7-3. Dan Petrie went 2-for-3 and pitched five innings for the win, in a game that was tied at 3-3 heading into the sixth inning. Jeremy Rounds singled and doubled for the winners, while Joe Rafus walked three times and scored twice.
For Pepsi, Kyle Murray (2 K’s) pitched well in his mound debut. Dillon Green singled twice and doubled, Kam Pelkey added two hits, and Evan Finnell executed a perfect sacrifice bunt that allowed Pepsi to tie the game in the fifth.
Remaining schedule: June 19 -- Pepsi vs. Eagles, Fort Dummer Field, 5:30 p.m.; June 21 -- Eagles vs. Pepsi, Dummerston Field, 1 p.m.; June 23 -- DMI vs. Eagles, Fort Dummer Field, 5:30 p.m.; June 24 -- Pepsi vs. DMI, Fort Dummer Field, 5:30 p.m. June 25 -- Eagles vs. DMI, Fort Dummer Field, 5:30 p.m.; June 26 -- Pepsi vs. Eagles, Fort Dummer Field, 5:30 p.m.; June 28 -- DMI vs. Pepsi, Dummerston Field, 1 p.m.; June 30 -- Pepsi vs. DMI, Fort Dummer Field, 5:30 p.m.; July 1 -- DMI vs. Eagles, Fort Dummer Field, 5:30 p.m.; July 2 -- Eagles vs. Pepsi, Fort Dummer Field, 5:30 p.m.