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KEENE, N.H. — The Brattleboro varsity girls lacrosse team earned its first win of the season, beating Keene 10-7 on Wednesday.

“Our girls played really well as a team against Keene. They moved the ball efficiently in transition, kept up a strong defense, and were patient on attack. It was a fun game and I was especially happy to see the entire team implement what we’ve been working on in practice,” said winning coach Sarah Armour-Jones.

Willow Romo exploded for eight goals and had exceptional draw control for the 1-7 Colonels. Sophia Mikijaniec (2 assists) and Juliana Miskovich each scored once.

BUHS defender Sophie Hamm had an especially strong game, as did goalie Raina Armour-Jones.

Track and Field

SWANZEY, N.H. — Bellows Falls’ Owen LaRoss won the shot put and discus at Tuesday’s CVC South Qualifier.

Also striking gold for the Terriers were: Hadley Gleim in the 100, Stephanie Ager in the 3200, Laura Kamel in the discus, and Breanna Stockman in the javelin.

Brattleboro’s Noah Hed prevailed in the pole vault by clearing 10-04. Addison DeVault (pole vault) and Isabella Lonardo (300 hurdles) finished first for the Colonel girls.

Boys Tennis

MANCHESTER — Brattleboro edged Burr and Burton 4-3 on Wednesday.

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With the match tied at 3-3, the BUHS duo of Leo Bodett-Thomas Hyde prevailed at second doubles 6-1, 6-4, to give the Colonels the victory.

“The pairing played decisive and aggressive and won the first set fast,” said BUHS coach Ben Brewer, noting that Bodett has been dealing with a shoulder injury.

The purple and white also got victories from Max Naylor, Ty Smith and the tandem of Elias Gradinger-Jackson Heller.

Rec News

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Recreation and Parks Department will be offering baseball camp this summer at Living Memorial Park on the lower field.

Session One is for ages 7-10 and will run from July 11-15. Session Two is for ages 11-14 and will run from July 18-22. Both sessions will run from 9 a.m. to noon. The fee is $125 for Brattleboro residents and $140 for everyone else.

Jay Cudworth and Chris Groeger will train participants in the fundamentals of baseball. Each camper will receive personal attention to help improve their skills by using proper playing habits. Experienced coaches will use their knowledge to help players take the next step in their baseball development. All participants should bring a glove, sneakers/cleats, water, and a bat if they have one.

In-person registration is available Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m. at the Gibson-Aiken Center. You can also register online at

For all programs, events, facility information and more, visit Once you are on this page, hover over the “Sport and Recreation” tab found on the blue horizontal bar and click “Recreation and Parks.” If there are special needs required for this program, let the Recreation and Parks Department know by five days in advance. For more information, call 802-254-5808.

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