WEST RUTLAND >> Cam Joy's trifecta broke the ice on Wednesday night and the Bellows Falls varsity boys basketball team led start to finish in a 52-43 victory over West Rutland.
"The strong first half gave us enough of a lead to win the game, even though we got outscored by three points in the second half," said Bellows Falls coach Ryan Stoodley, whose team took a 28-16 advantage to the break.
Anthony Mueller paced the winners with 15 points. Shane Clark followed with 14 points and Joy chipped in with 11.
The 1-1 Terriers will host rival Springfield tonight.
MSJ 53, TWIN VALLEY 46
WHITINGHAM >> The Wildcats took an eight-point lead to the break, but were unable to hold on Wednesday night.
Skyler Boyd went off for 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead Twin Valley. Barryn Shark powered the Green Wave with 18 points.
The 1-1 Wildcats will host Hartford tonight.
ARLINGTON 30, BELLOWS FALLS 24
ARLINGTON >> Hannah Kelly and Murphy Hicks had to sit for the Terriers for the majority of the first half due to foul trouble in BF's season opener.
"Overall, Bellows Falls played well, just could not find the hoop," said BF coach Joe Goodhue.
Arlington took a 12-10 lead to the intermission. The Eagles outscored the visitors 12-6 at the charity stripe on the evening.
The 0-1 Terriers will host Long Trail on Monday.
On Saturday, Dec. 26, at 5:30 p.m., at the Bellows Falls Union High School gymnasium, the third annual girls basketball alumni game will be played. The game, a charity event to help support the town's Our Place, features this year's varsity team against past players. The entry fee into the game is a donation of non-perishables or money.
WINDSOR 53, LELAND & GRAY 46 (OT)
TOWNSHEND >> Hannah Buffum and Rachel Borgesen paced the Rebels with 15 and 10 points respectively on Wednesday night. Leland & Gray dropped to 2-1 overall with the loss.