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People in the community attended Thursday night's basketball game at Leland & Gray to help support Hoops for Hope. Hoops for Hope is in honor of Lexy Giallella, and the money raised helps a student going into either the medical or law enforcement fields.

TOWNSHEND >> Kyle Murdock had a double-double (24 points, 10 rebounds) as the Twin Valley varsity boys basketball team creamed Leland & Gray, 74-44, on Thursday night.

Skyler Boyd and DJ Lazelle added 14 and 13 points respectively for the 13-5 Wildcats. Jake Wilkins scored a team-high 11 points for the 6-12 Rebels.

Leland & Gray hosted the Hoops for Hope girls/boys basketball games on Wednesday and Thursday. The school raised money for the Alexis Giallela Scholarship Fund.

Boys Ice Hockey

BURLINGTON >> Senior captains Evan Perkins and Braxton Lynn each bagged a hat trick to power Brattleboro to an 8-2 victory over Burlington.

The Colonels outshot their foes 54-21 and scored four powerplay goals. Declan Lonergan and Dan McMahon also tallied for the winners, while Perkins finished with three assists and Lynn set two goals up.

Goalie Nick Perusse made 19 saves for the purple and white.

The 5-12 Colonels will host Lyndon on Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. and then welcome North Country on Saturday at 4:45 p.m.

Men's Rec Basketball

BRATTLEBORO >> The final scores for Sunday's games at the Gibson-Aiken Center are: Brattleboro Ford/Subaru 81-72 over Brown Enterprise, Pancake Design 89-77 over Dixon's Painters, Rice Appraisal 87-59 over DMI, and Southern Vermont Painting 74-72 over GS Precision.


The high scorers for each team were GS Precision's Scott Derosia (22 points), Southern Vermont Painting's Joel Porter (31), DMI's Amos Ireland (20), Rice's Mike Fuller (21), Dixon's Painters' Jeremy Thomas (23), Pancake's Adam Hargraves (22), Brown's Winston Sailsman (16), and Ford/Subaru's Kyle Bauer (35). The Rice team of Larry Alper, Rich Carrol, Jim Layer, Jim Nicholson, Mike McKinney, Patrick Lallo, Brian Mueller, Tom Heydinger, Steve Kapral, Mike Fuller and John Marchica played the stingiest defense on the day.

On Friday night, Tyler Clews and Matt Rink scored 19 and 18 points respectively to lead Pro-Cut Lawncare to an 86-50 rout of GS Coating. Scott Edwards drilled six treys and finished with 24 points to power Vermont Pressure Wash past Al's Towing 74-63.