Colonel boys win thriller
WHITE RIVER JCT. >> Tony Martinez scored with three seconds left in overtime to give the Brattleboro Union High School varsity boys basketball team a 58-57 victory over Hartford on Tuesday evening.
The score was close all night long. Dylan DeJordy's hoop gave BUHS the lead with eight seconds left in regulation, but a buzzer beater from Hartford would force OT. In the extra session, Brattleboro got a bucket from Chayse Cunniff, a couple of free throws from DeJordy and the clutch shot from Martinez.
TX Body: Eli Lombardi and DeJordy paced the winners with 17 and 16 points respectively, and Josh Hanson chipped in with eight of his own. Martinez and Cunniff played well defensively. Dillon Green and Taylor King were the super subs.
HINSDALE, N.H. >> The Monadnock varsity girls basketball team dominated inside on its way to a 44-33 victory over Hinsdale on Tuesday at The Stable.
"It was a pretty close game most of the way. They are a big team and we had trouble keeping them out of the paint, especially in the first half," said Pacers coach Terry Bonnette. "The girls played hard. We are just struggling offensively right now."
Skyler LeClair scored 19 points to lead the hosts. Mariah Nichols (6 points) and Jaqueline Atkins (5) also pitched in at the offensive end.
The 6-3 Pacers will host Concord Christian on Friday at 5:30 p.m.
BRATTLEBORO >> Lawrence & Lober downed Marina 44-32 and Houghton pounded Lawton Floor Design 44-15 in women's basketball league action on Monday at the Gibson-Aiken Center. The leading scorers for each team were: L & L's Christina Hamm had 12, Marina's Ashley Gomarlo finished with 16, Houghton's Kate Margaitis led the way with a dozen, and Lawton's Erin Elizabeth also ended up with 12.
In men's league play on Sunday, Jake Hoak of Procut Lawncare led all scorers with 35 points. Chroma's Lynden Bunker went off for 30 points, and Vermont Pressure Wash Painting's Colby Bonnette poured in 20, The Rice Appraisal 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 held DMI to a Sunday-low of 49 points.
In Friday's games, Cota & Cota outscored Pancake Design 89-74 and Brattleboro Ford pummeled FTSP 103-79. The top guns were: Cota's Winston Sailsman (25 points), Pancake's Adam Hargraves (21), Brattleboro Ford's Corey Bauer (29) and FTSP's Andrew Loney (23).
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