BUHS softball team shuts out Otters
BRANDON — The Brattleboro Union High School varsity softball team blanked Otter Valley 16-0 in a five-inning contest on Saturday.
Hailey Derosia fired a no-hitter to lead the winners. She fanned 14 and walked just two.
"Hailey was really impressive on the mound today. She had excellent command of her pitches and she kept hitters off balance throughout the whole game," stated BUHS coach Kelly Markol.
Mya McAuliffe (3 RBI) and Derosia (RBI) each had a pair of hits to power the Brattleboro offense. Alexa Kinley (RBI), Lauren McKenney (2 RBI), Garrette Shanks (2 RBI), Leah Madore (RBI), Rachael Rooney and Natalie Hendricks all finished with one hit.
"We did have a few hits, but I feel like we need to be more disciplined at the plate," mentioned Markol.
The 2-0 Colonels will host Fair Haven on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
BRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro stayed unbeaten on the young season with a 9-2 victory over visiting McCann Tech.
"It was encouraging to see the attack grow from beginning to end, and they worked hard to do the right things," commented winning coach Chris Sawyer.
Ryan Tyler had five goals to lead the way. Austin Wood tallied twice, while Elliot Bauer and Isiah Clark also fooled the McCann Tech keeper.
BUHS goalie Dylan Carrasquillo finished with 16 saves and made some nice choices in the clearing game. Malick Mane and Tyler both provided steady play in the midfield.
The 2-0 Colonels will play at Otter Valley on Saturday at 11 a.m.
RUTLAND — Traveling to an away match minus three starters, Brattleboro fell to Rutland 6-1.
Forest Zabriskie prevailed 6-4, 6-4 at No. 2 singles for the visiting team's lone win.
"He played smart tennis and was extremely consistent," first-year coach Ben Brewer said of Zabriskie.
Brattleboro's Pablo Tunon and doubles team of Rowan Kidder-Abe Moore Odell each lost marathon matches.
"I think the next time we see Rutland in Brattleboro, on May 6, the final outcome will be much closer," noted Brewer, whose team dropped to 1-1 overall.
RUTLAND — The Colonels outscored host MSJ 6-1.
"Paige Starkweather had a battle at No. 3 singles as they were both tied, and then Starkweather was able to get a few games in a row to pull out the set," said BUHS coach Seth Marcil.
Brattleboro also got singles victories from Alissa Walkowiak, Camden Haskins, Maia McNeall and Lydia Hazzard-Leal. The tandem of Cearra O'Hern-Emeline Stewart added a win at second doubles.
WESTMINSTER — Bellows Falls edged Mount Anthony Union 12-10 on Saturday.
Elliott Graham pitched two innings of relief for the victory. He fanned four, walked one and gave up one hit. Starter Grady Lockerby struck out three batters on the day.
McGregor Vancor went 2-for-3, scored twice, swiped two bases and had one RBI to lead the BF attack.
Hall of Fame
WESTMINSTER — The Terrier Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for its 2019 class. The Terrier Hall of Fame was started in 1994 and inducted classes until 2001. Behind a group of hardworking people, the Terrier Hall of Fame is back and looking for nominations. Nominations will be taken up until May 15.
The HOF honors the individuals who have "demonstrated outstanding contributions to the proud Terrier tradition." Nominees must fit the prior statement. The nominee must also be a graduate from Bellows Falls Union High School or Bellows Falls High School and have been out of school for at least 10 years, or must have served at least 10 years as a teacher/staff member/coach at the school, or must have been a member of the community that has given to the proud Terrier tradition for a minimum of 10 years.
To submit your nomination or for more information, visit www.sites.google.com/wnesu.com/terrierhalloffame/home or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The inductees, along with the date and location for the induction ceremony, will be announced by the beginning of July.
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