Friday November 23, 2012

Twin Valley High School graduate Scott Hayford scored 19 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out three assists to help the Nazareth men's basketball team win its tournament title in Rochester, N.Y., with a 90-69 victory over SUNY New Paltz on Friday and a 64-58 decision over New Jersey City University on Saturday.

"Scooter" logged 33 minutes on Friday and 38 more on Saturday. He was named to the All Tournament Team. The Golden Flyers (2-1) will play at Buffalo State on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Chipman honored

CASTLETON -- The awards keep pouring in for Bellows Falls grad Kealy Chipman, as she was honored as a 2012 Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Second-Team All-America selection on Tuesday.

Chipman is the first Spartan to be named a Longstreth/NFHCA All-American. She was one of two NAC athletes to receive the honor, along with Husson's Sabrina Vaillancourt, who was a thirdteam selection. The Castleton State senior had a career year in 2012, re-writing the Spartan field hockey record book with her single-season totals of 68 points, 27 goals and 14 assists. She finished the year 10th in the nation in points per game (3.06), 11th in goals per game (1.23) and 25th in assists per game (0.64).

Chipman was honored as the NAC Player of the Year for her play and was also named to the Longstreth/NFHCA New England East All-Region Team along with teammate Rachel Preusser.


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She finished her career with Castleton field hockey records for career points (166), career goals (70) and career assists (26).