Rebel girls looking for Aud return

BRATTLEBORO — Six players have returned for the Leland & Gray varsity girls basketball team, which went 16-7 last season and reached the Final 4 for the first time since 1991.

"We are looking forward to getting this year started," stated Rebels coach Terry Merrow.

The first annual Leland & Gray Booster Club's Tip-Off Classic will be held on Dec. 8. The hosts will take on Arlington at 8 p.m.

Kelsi Bostrom, Mariah Hazard, Morgan Stevens, Kassidy Wyman, Maris Linder and Sierra Fillion are the veterans on Merrow's team. Linder, a junior, was given Marble Valley League Division C honorable mention last season.

The Rebels annually hold a Hoops for Hope event, which benefits the Alexis Giallella Scholarship. The event is generally takes place in January and honors Lexy, who died at age 15 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Leland & Gray roster

Coaches — Terry Merrow, Sam Russ, Kurt Tietz. Players — Mariah Hazard, Kassidy Wyman, Arin Bates, Sierra Fillion, Maris Linder, Skye Richardson, Morgan Stevens, Sydney Hescock, Kelsi Bostrom, Julia Gleason.


Dec. 8 — host Arlington, 8 p.m.

Dec. 9 — host Brattleboro, 1 p.m.

Dec. 11 — at Poultney, 6 p.m.

Dec. 15 — at South Royalton, 7 p.m.

Dec. 19 — host Black River, 7 p.m.

Dec. 22 — at West Rutland, 7 p.m.

Jan. 2 — at Arlington, 7 p.m.

Jan. 9 — at Springfield, 7 p.m.

Jan. 12 — host Bellows Falls, 7 p.m.

Jan. 18 — host Green Mountain, 7 p.m.

Jan. 22 — at MSJ, 6 p.m.

Jan. 25 — at Green Mountain, 7 p.m.

Jan. 29 — host Woodstock, 7 p.m.

Feb. 2 — host Proctor, 6 p.m.

Feb. 5 — at Windsor, 7 p.m.

Feb. 8 — host Springfield, 7 p.m.

Feb. 12 — host Twin Valley, 7 p.m.

Feb. 14 — at Bellows Falls, 7 p.m.

Feb. 17 — at Twin Valley, 2:30 p.m.

Feb. 22 — at Woodstock, 7 p.m.


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