First baseman Joe Rafus applies a tag for the 2019 Post 5 American Legion baseball team during a game against Bennington.

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LYNDONVILLE — Joseph Rafus, who has been thriving in the classroom despite a learning disability, was named to the Northern Vermont University-Lyndon’s Fall 2020 Dean’s List.

The Twin Valley graduate was a Marble Valley League All-Star for baseball during all four years of high school. He also helped the Post 5 American Legion team win the 2019 state championship.

He has pitched three innings for the Hornets. The lefty has fanned four, walked seven and given up seven hits in that time.

High School Softball

HINSDALE, N.H. — The Hinsdale varsity softball team lost to Sunapee 6-2 Wednesday.

Delaney Wilcox finished with three hits and an RBI to propel the Lady Pacers (0-2) offensively. Olivia Pangelinan added two hits and one run driven in.

Hinsdale ace Angelina Nardolillo scattered four hits.