Goldenbird, Pomazi power track teams
BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro Union High School boys and girls track teams swept a pair of seven-team meets.
The BUHS boys scored 161 points and were followed by Bellows Falls (159), Woodstock (79), Hartford (53), Sharon Academy (32), Twin Valley (7) and Springfield (6).
Miles Goldenbird won the javelin and triple jump, and took third in the discus to lead the Colonels. Dakota Peterson took the shot put, was the runnerup in the discus, and wound up third in the 100. Josh Parro contributed with a gold in the long jump and a bronze in the triple jump.
Brattleboro’s Declan King finished first in the pole vault. John Lonardo (shot put) and Ryan Gilligan (3,000) each placed second. Tyler Clement (200), Jack Ochukpue (110 hurdles) and Dan Burke (3,000) all took third.
The final team scores for the girls meet look like this: Brattleboro, 158 points; Hartford, 102; Bellows Falls, 82; Woodstock, 67; Sharon Academy, 25; Springfield, 21; Twin Valley, 19.
Eve Pomazi swept the 100, 200 and 400 to pace the BUHS girls. Nevada Powers prevailed in the 3,000 and high jump, and took second in the 1,500. Conley Crowder silvered in the discus and shot put.
Catey Yost (800) and Michaela Shea-Gander (300 hurdles) each finished second for the purple and white. Earning bronze were Asha DiMatteo-LePage (shot put), Gwendolyn Harris (400), Laura Freeman (300 hurdles) and Kira Boucher (triple jump).
Green Mountain 13,
Leland & Gray 6
TOWNSHEND -- Josh Donna had two hits and two RBIs and Jeremy Bovat doubled to lead the Rebels offensively in their 13-6 loss to Green Mountain in Tuesday’s season opener.
"We walked six times and had seven hits. We just couldn’t string many hits together," said Leland & Gray skipper Eric Durocher.
Adam Beattie, Owen Beattie and Ryan Borgesen took turns on the hill for the 0-1 Rebels, who will host West Rutland today.
JOHNSON -- Philip Perkins, a 2013 Brattleboro Union High School graduate, is a freshman defender on the Johnson State College men’s lacrosse team. He has caused 16 turnovers and has 32 ground balls for the 0-11 Badgers.
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