Twin Valley girls improve to 6-6

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POULTNEY >> All eight players scored for the Twin Valley varsity girls basketball team during a 53-21 rout of Poultney on Wednesday evening.

Kirra Courchesne paced the winners with a dozen points. Teya Johnson followed with 10, and Tayler Courchesne contributed with a crazy eight.

Leanna Mason's nine points were a team-high for Poultney, which trailed 17-12 at the half.

The Wildcats (6-6) will host Bellows Falls on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

Cancer Awareness Game is Saturday

BRATTLEBORO >> The Brattleboro Union High School varsity girls basketball team will take on Hartford in the second annual Cancer Awareness Game on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at BUHS.

"The first one was a big success, and we hope to top it this year," said Colonels coach Paul Freed.

There will be shirts for sale, homemade food, and a chuck a duck contest during halftime. Those proceeds, along with the admission intake, will be used to help with cancer awareness, education and research.

Cancer most commonly develops in older people; 78 percent of all cancer diagnoses are in people 55 years of age or older. People who smoke, eat an unhealthy diet, or are physically inactive also have a higher risk of cancer, according to cancer.org.

Men's Rec Basketball

BRATTLEBORO >> On Wednesday at the Gibson-Aiken Center, Walker Farm dropped Vermont Pressure Wash 82-76. Four different players reached double figures for the victors, including Oakley Payne-Meyer (31 points), Jadi Tavares (14), Lou Camelli (11) and Bob Csehak (10). Scott Edwards poured in 20 points to power Pressure Wash.


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