Photo Gallery | Hinsdale, N.H. vs Pittsfield, N.H.
HINSDALE, N.H. — Skyler Leclair poured in a game-high 27 points and the Hinsdale varsity girls basketball team trampled Pittsfield, 52-16, on Friday night at The Stable.
"Everyone played and everyone contributed," said Hinsdale coach Terry Bonnette, whose team took a 32-11 lead to the intermission.
Jaqueline Atkins pitched in with 10 points for the winners. Gabby Leclair added a crazy eight.
The 3-0 Pacers are atop the Division 4 standings along with Sunapee (4-0), Littleton (3-0), Colebrook (2-0) and Epping (2-0).
BURLINGTON 45, BRATTLEBORO 38
BURLINGTON >> Norah Mitchell came through with 14 points and 10 rebounds to power Burlington to victory on Saturday.
"Despite the outcome, I felt we became a team with the way they all pulled together and encouraged and helped each other. We are starting to figure things out and improving every time out," said BUHS coach Paul Freed. "I see a lot of fun and success down the road in our journey together."
Katie Hartnett and Makayla King each netted nine points for the winners. The Seahorses improved to 3-1 overall.
Devin Millerick ended up with 13 points to lead the Colonels. Kelsea McAuliffe followed with a dime's worth while Hailey Derosia had eight points and six steals.
Brattleboro (1-3), which got boosts from super subs Shenise Taliaferro and McAuliffe, will host Rice on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
BELLOWS FALLS 56, BLACK RIVER 15
WESTMINSTER >> Murphy Hicks delivered a double-double (14 points, 14 rebounds) to lead the Terriers on Friday night.
Molly Kelly and Emma Lawrence contributed 10 points apiece. Hannah Kelly wound up with seven points and 10 boards.
With the win, the Terriers upped their mark to 2-2.
BURLINGTON 61, BRATTLEBORO 54
BURLINGTON >> Josh Hale scored 13 points, including the 1,000th of his career, as the Burlington varsity boys basketball team rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat visiting Brattleboro 61-54 on Saturday.
Kevin Garrison had a team-high 18 points to lead the Seahorses (5-0) offensively. Kujtim Hashani followed with 14 of his own.
Dylan DeJordy buried six trifectas and finished with a game-high 20 points to pace the purple and white. Eli Lombardi and Josh Hanson chipped in with 11 and 10 points respectively.
The 2-3 Colonels will host Otter Valley on Wednesday night at 7.
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PROCTOR >> The Twin Valley varsity boys basketball team lost to host Proctor 47-45 on Thursday and then downed Otter Valley 42-33 in Friday's consolation game.
Twin Valley's DJ Lazelle had 17 points and six blocks in the opener, followed by 21 points and 17 rebounds versus the Otters. Skyler Boyd ripped down 13 boards versus Proctor, while Brett Swanson had eight points and Kyle Murdock grabbed 13 rebounds against Otter Valley.
The 2-3 Wildcats will play at Green Mountain on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
GRANVILLE, N.Y. >> Four Bellows Falls wrestlers placed in the Top 4 in their weight class during the 32nd annual Lion Open on Saturday.
"We wrestled some good matches against some tough New York competitors. There were some matches we wrestled that we executed really well. The guys wrestled smart and aggressive, using good match strategy and tough positioning," said BF coach Todd Swisher. "There were also some moments on the flip side of that coin. We made a few mistakes that need to be corrected, but we've already watched some of the video and started mentally preparing to improve those situations."
Lucas Saunders (99 pounds) earned silver and DJ Snide (195) went 3-1 to place third, while Brendan Kendall and Charles Dolloph each finished fourth in their division. Jake Lober and Julian Christiansen also competed for Bellows Falls.
The Terriers will host Middlebury and Keene on Wednesday at 6 p.m. inside Holland Gymnasium. Admission is free and concessions will be available for purchase.