Derosia is Reformer Athlete of the Week


BRATTLEBORO >> Brattleboro Union High School softball player Hailey Derosia received 71 votes to earn Reformer Athlete of the Week honors for May 29 through June 4.

The freshman shortstop had four hits, including a pair of doubles and a homer, and drove in six runs to power the Colonels to a playdown victory over South Burlington. She also had one hit in her varsity softball team's quarterfinal loss to Middlebury.

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The Rebels won the Marble Valley League title and earned the top seed in the Division 3 Tournament, eventually losing to Windsor in a semifinal and finishing with a 15-3 mark. Shortstop Patrick McDonald turned some heads in his team's final game, when making a pair of highlight defensive plays and also hurdling over the opposing catcher's tag to score a run.


The BF boys and girls track and field teams swept the Division 3 state championship meets in Chester. DJ Snide led the way for the Terriers with victories in the 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and the triple jump.


The Colonels went 10-3 under coach Charlie La Rosa. Martin Sipowicz had the lone victory for BUHS during a 6-1 loss to Essex in a Division 1 playdown, beating Noah Laporte 2-6, 7-6, 10-4 at second singles.


The Terriers went 8-8 during the regular season, earned the No. 6 seed in the Division 2 Tournament and then made it all the way to the championship game, where they lost 11-1 to Mount Abraham. Liam Hackett's RBI triple was the biggest blow when Bellows Falls upset second-ranked U-32 in a semifinal.


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