Murdock voted athlete of the week


BRATTLEBORO >> Twin Valley forward Kyle Murdock earned a record 61 votes to win Reformer Athlete of the Week honors for Jan. 31 to Feb. 6.

He went off for 24 points and 10 rebounds during a 74-44 rout of Leland & Gray, He also scored six points, grabbed 10 boards and swatted two shots in a 55-33 win over Green Mountain.

Murdock is averaging 10.1 points and 9.1 rebounds per game for the 15-5 Wildcats, who were seeded fifth in the Division 3 boys basketball tournament.

The candidates for the Feb. 7-13 award are listed below, however write-ins are welcome. To vote, simply write in the athlete's name that you've chosen as a comment underneath this story at Please only vote once.

Isaac Freitas-Eagan

The Brattleboro Union High School Nordic skier placed second overall, just 20 ticks behind gold medalist Scott Mooney of Burr and Burton, in the Marble Valley League Freestyle Championship at Brattleboro Outing Club. He led the Colonels to victory in the team results, ahead of Woodstock, BBA and MAU.

Kirra Courchesne

She scored a career-high 30 points for the Twin Valley varsity girls basketball team during a 66-25 thrashing of Poultney. That was followed by 11 points and eight rebounds in a 53-16 rout of Black River.

Matthew Boggio

The Hinsdale senior scored 29 points against Newport to reach the 1,000-point milestone for his career. Boggio became just the 11th student-athlete in school history to accomplish the feat.

DJ Snide

The 195-pounder went 5-1, with all five of his victories coming by pin, during the Marble Valley League Jamboree at Mount Anthony Union. Snide, who picked up wins over wrestlers from Fair Haven, MAU-B, Otter Valley, ConVal and Mill River, has had his arm raised 30 times this season.

Nick Morrow

The senior forward pumped in 23 points to power the Leland & Gray varsity boys basketball team to a 63-44 decision over Poultney. He has helped the Rebels to a 7-13 record and the No. 10 seed in the Division 3 Tournament.


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