Immler delivers at the Senior Games

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Michelle Immler, of Brattleboro, earned the gold medal in singles and a silver medal in doubles in women's tennis at the 2017 National Senior Games.

In the ages 65-69 category, Immler competed against players from Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee and Pennsylvania in singles action. She teamed up with Ann Henderson of Keene, N.H. in doubles play, with the local duo losing a close third set in the finals to a team from Wisconsin.

Immler now owns three singles gold medals, along with one gold and two silvers in doubles.

The next Senior Games, also referred to as the Senior Olympics, will be held in Albuquerque, N.M. in 2019.

Little League (By Scott Smyth)

BRATTLEBORO — The Pirates finished off their season with an 11-1 win over the Mets. Patrick Gagliardi pitched into the fifth and allowed just three hits. At the plate, he had a base hit and scored two runs. Sam Bogart also had a productive day as he reached base all four times he came to the plate. He had two hits and two runs scored out of the third spot in the order. The Mets got two hits from John Satterfield who also scored their lone run. Thaddeus Engstrom-Keep also had a base hit — a perfectly placed ball that landed just fair in right field. Gabe Alexander made several crisp plays at shortstop as well as from the mound.

The Athletics finished off their season with a dominant, 23-0 win against the Red Sox. Brandon Weeks led the way with three hits and four runs scored. Cameron Frost also scored four runs while hitting a double and a triple. Alex McClelland had two hits and also scored four runs from the leadoff spot in the order. Josh McKenney got two hits while Keagan Systo, Cameron Cruz, and Alex Papadimitriou also had hits. The Red Sox struggled to get going against the A's. Will Hill had their lone hit and also stole a base. Dane Mulverhill made another start behind the plate and continued to improve.

The Giants celebrated on Thursday as the team clinched the number one record in the league after a 7-5 victory over the A's. Sam Hall hit two more homers, giving him 13 on the season. He also pitched into the fifth inning and struck out 12. Forrester Avard also hit a homer as part of a 2-2 day with three runs scored. The home run was his sixth on the season. Jackson Heller lined a double in the fourth and came around to score on Hall's second home run of the game. Degan Gundry and Alex Baker also had hits in the Giants' clincher. Alex McClelland went 2-2 with three runs scored for the Athletics. Cameron Frost also went 2-2 and knocked in a run. Karson Elliot hit a two-run single to tie the game at five in the fifth inning.


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