Brattleboro advances to John James finals


BENNINGTON — The Brattleboro varsity boys soccer team topped Arlington, 2-1, in the opening round of the 50th annual John James Tournament on Thursday.

Nate Lewis scored 4:30 in to give the Colonels an early lead. Jackson Buettner would make it 2-0 just 30 seconds later.

A rebound goal by Arlington's William Moore made it 2-1 at the break.

Brattleboro will face Mount Anthony Union in Saturday's championship game. The Patriots defeated Burr and Burton 5-1 in the opening round.

Boys Soccer

WILMINGTON — Owen Grinold scored in overtime, assisted by Colin McHale, to give the Twin Valley varsity boys soccer team a thrilling 3-2 victory over Stratton Mountain School on Thursday evening.

Lucas Messing and Jack McHale also tallied for the victors, with a helper coming from Dylan Howe. Lucas Wiacek and Phip Farnsworth did the scoring for the Bears.

Logan Boyd made two saves for the 4-0 Wildcats.

Baseball Meeting

BRATTLEBORO — There will be an informational meeting for all baseball players born between 2000-2006 on Sunday at Tenney Field from 1:30-2 p.m.

The purpose of the meeting is to give information on Senior Legion, Junior Legion, and Post 5 Prep baseball teams for next summer, to field questions, and to gauge interest. Parents and players should attend to get necessary information.

Contact Eric Libardoni with any questions or comments at 802-380-1990 or If you are interested and absolutely cannot attend the meeting, contact Libardoni as soon as possible.

Area Schedule


Brattleboro girls soccer at Saint Johnsbury, 11 a.m.

Bellows Falls girls soccer hosts Green Mountain, 11 a.m.

Bellows Falls football at Burr and Burton, 1 p.m.

Brattleboro football at Mount Mansfield, 3 p.m.

Brattleboro boys soccer vs. MAU at John James Tourney, 7 p.m.

Leland & Gray boys soccer at Josh Cole Tourney, 6 p.m. or 8 p.m.


Senior Bowling Roundup

Week 1 of 17

Team 8 (10-0)

Team 5 (8-3)

Team 4 (6-4)

Team 2 (5-5)

Team 1 (5-5)

Team 10 (5-5)

Team 11 (5-5)

Team 9 (5-5)

Team 7 (4-6)

Team 3 (4-6)

Team 6 (3-7)

High Handicap Game: Team 6 — 903

High Handicap Series: Team 2 — 2,554

High Handicap Game (women): Pat Bentrup 244

High Handicap Game (men): Eric Brown 262

High Handicap Series (women): Rosealie Howe 692

High Handicap Series (men): Eric Brown 681

200 Games: Jerry Dunham 225, Eric Brown 204, Fred Ashworth 204 and 202

500 Series: Jerry Dunham 559, Fred Ashworth 553, Warren Corriveau Sr. 535


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