Varsity baseball: Colonels to host Terriers in opener

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BRATTLEBORO — After winning 24 games over the last two seasons combined, the Brattleboro Union High School varsity baseball team will be looking to reach the Division 1 semifinals for the first time since 2010.

The Colonels went 11-7 a year ago, including a 3-0 victory over Mount Mansfield in a first-round playoff game and then a 3-2 loss to Hartford in a quarterfinal. The highlight of the season was Leif Bigelow's no-hit shutout during that playdown win in Jericho. The ace fanned seven and walked just two on the day.

Brattleboro will face defending state champion Burr and Burton twice this spring, with the first meeting at Tenney Field on May 4 at 7 p.m. The purple and white will open up at home against Bellows Falls on April 9 at 5 p.m.

Brattleboro schedule

April 9 — host Bellows Falls, 5 p.m.

April 12 — host Windsor, 5 p.m.

April 16 — at Fair Haven, 4 p.m.

April 19 — at MAU, 4:30 p.m.

April 21 — host Saint Johnsbury, 11 a.m.

April 23 — host Springfield, 5 p.m.

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April 26 — at Hartford, 6 p.m.

April 28 — at Otter Valley, 11 a.m.

April 30 — at Mill River, 4:30 p.m.

May 4 — host Burr and Burton, 7 p.m.

May 7 — at Rutland, 4:45 p.m.

May 9 — host MAU, 5 p.m.

May 11 — host Rutland, 5 p.m.

May 14 — host Hartford, 7 p.m.

May 16 — at Keene, 7 p.m.

May 22 — at Burr and Burton, 4:30 p.m.


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