Jack Cravinho buries one of his five trifectas to help Bellows Falls beat Windsor on Monday night.

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WESTMINSTER — Jon Terry and Owen LaRoss each had a double-double to help the Bellows Falls varsity boys basketball team to a 90-85 win over Windsor on Monday night.

Terry ended up with 23 points and 14 rebounds. “Hightower” finished with 14 points, 20 boards and six blocks.

“Our overall team effort was outstanding. We had a ton of effort and passion. It was great to watch,” said acting BF head coach Nate Haskell.

Jamison Nystrom led the winners with 27 points and five assists. Jack Cravinho buried five shots from downtown for 15 total points, while Jackson Goodell added eight points and six boards.

The Terriers then bested Woodstock 48-40 on Thursday to improve to 4-1 on the season.

Boys Basketball

SPRINGFIELD — The Brattleboro varsity boys basketball team topped Springfield 46-41 on Monday night.

Sam Mattocks made 5 of 6 free throws in the last two minutes to seal it. He finished with 13 points.

Gabe Packard also scored 13 points for the winners. Greg Fitzgerald added a dozen points.

The Colonels (2-3) followed that up with a 77-56 loss to undefeated Hartford on Thursday night. Danny Bushway and Tarin Prior scored 22 and 16 points, respectively, to pace the Hurricanes (5-0).

Girls Basketball

SPRINGFIELD — Brattleboro confused Springfield by mixing up its defenses Tuesday and leveled the Cosmos 57-26.

“We used a little full-court pressure and some half-court trapping,” said BUHS coach Chris Worden.

Cadance Gilbert finished with 14 points and six rebounds to power the 2-1 Colonels.

“She played really good. She hit a couple of 3s and made some hard drives,” her coach noted.

Chloe Givens (5 points and 9 rebounds), Natalie Norcia (11 points), Diamond Bedward (10 points), Brenna Beebe (8 points) and floor general Natalie Hendricks (5 assists) were the other standouts for Brattleboro.

“It was a good team effort. Everyone did a nice job playing defense and rebounding,” added Worden.

Hinsdale hoops

HINSDALE, N.H. — The Lady Pacers trounced Monadnock 52-27 on Tuesday. Angelina Nardolillo and Delaney Wilcox paced the winners offensively with 28 and 14 points, respectively.

The Hinsdale varsity boys topped Wilton 59-46 on Monday. Arth Patel poured in 21 points for the Pacers. Brayden Eastman contributed with 16.

On Wednesday, Patel popped in 15 points and Aidan Davis added 13 in Hinsdale’s 52-30 rout of Wilton. Alex Shaink did a great job playing defense and boxing out.


BRATTLEBORO — In its second virtual meet of the season, the Brattleboro Union High School varsity bowling team placed first in individuals and was the runner-up in the team scoring. The Colonels went up against Burlington and Essex.

“We had a few disappointing rounds early in the team competition, leading us to come up short to Burlington in the Baker, but did come through with a team-high of 201 in our third game,” stated BUHS coach Will Bassett.

Thomas Bell had a team-high 231 game for BUHS. Cobe Mager was next in line with a 212, Elliana Galdamez bowled a 194, and Kelton Mager added a 191.

“We’re currently in second place for the state, one point behind first place Hartford, who we play this upcoming Saturday,” said Bassett.

College Basketball

CASTLETON — Hailey Derosia had a team-high 13 points to help Keene State College to a 65-54 win over Castleton University on Wednesday. The Brattleboro Union High School graduate also ended up with eight rebounds and two assists.

The sophomore was 4-of-5 from the field, including 1-for-1 from downtown, and made four of her eight free throws.

Bellows Falls graduate Taylor Goodell scored four points and added three dimes for the Spartans, who dropped to 1-5 overall.

Shane Covey can be reached at scovey@reformer.com or 802-254-2311 X163. On Twitter: @ShaneCovey.

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