Redhawks Recap: May 1, 2014

The Rebels defeated the Redhawks 9-8 in boys lacrosse action last Thursday in South Burlington. Above, CVU’s Alex Bulla prepares to make a pass during the Redhawks only loss of the season. Photo by vtsportsimages.com

The Rebels defeated the Redhawks 9-8 in boys lacrosse action last Thursday in South Burlington. Above, CVU’s Alex Bulla prepares to make a pass during the Redhawks only loss of the season. Photo by vtsportsimages.com

By Sheri Duff

Lacrosse team dominates in win
CVU’s Matt Palmer and Nevin DiParlo scored three times apiece to lead Champlain Valley over Mount Mansfield 16-2 in high school boys lacrosse Monday in Hinesburg. Kaleb Gobout and Ryan Keelan scored twice each and Steele Dubrul had a goal and two assists. Goalie Owen Hudson secured the win.

Golf team wins opening match
Champlain Valley’s golf team flexed its muscle at the season opening golf match with a win over BFA-St. Albans and Burlington at Champlain Country Club on Tuesday. Medalist Peter Scrimgeour carded a 77 while Carter Knox scored a 79, Patrick Pattison, 82, and Nick Cresta finished with a 91.

Track & Field teams place fourth
In high school Track & Field action the Champlain Valley boys and girls placed fourth at Essex High School on Friday, April 25. The results are as follows: Girls 200:  3. Lindsay Kimball, CVU.  800:  2. Leah Berger, CVU. 1,500:  3. Berger, CVU.    Pole vault: 1. Alison Kahn, CVU 8-0.   Javelin: 1. Brianna Hake, CVU 116-10; 3. Ming Fen Congdon, CVU. Boys 100 meters: 3. Tawn Tomasi. 3,000: 1. Tyler Marshall, 9:30.30; 2. Zach Marshall. Javelin: 2. Russell Fox.

Baseball team continues winning ways
Champlain Valley blanked Spaulding 15-0 Tuesday, April 30 at home. Will Potter drove in four runs and Sam Mikell went 3-for-3 in boys high school baseball action. Even winning pitcher Kyle Stanley, five innings of one-run ball, got in the act with his 2-for-3 day. Erik Bergkvist and Shea Ireland added two hits and two RBIs apiece for the 4-1 Redhawks. CVU’s Rayne Supple and Potter had two hits apiece to lead the Redhawks over the Lakers 9-2 Monday afternoon in Colchester. Erik Bergkvist pitched a complete-game five-hitter.

Last Thursday CVU defeated Mount Abe 16-1 in six innings. In his complete game effort Stanley struck out nine. Ireland went 3-for-5 with three RBIs, Deagan Poland went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, and Mikell hit a home run to score three runs. Last Tuesday Supple tossed four innings of no hit ball and went 2-for-3 with an RBI to lead CVU over Mount Mansfield 15-2. Mikell had a 3-for-3 afternoon with a double and three RBIs, Jed Morris had two hits with four RBIs and Bergkvist drove in three runs. Poland had two hits for the 3-1 Redhawks.

Girls tennis shuts out MMU
The girls tennis team shut down and shut out MMU 7-0 in high school tennis action on Monday, April 28. The results are as follows: Singles: Kathy Joseph, CVU def. Julia Dunn, MMU 6-0 6-2; Leah Epstein, CVU def. Lydia Picotte, MMU 6-2 6-1; Mackenzie Buckman, CVU def. Anna Dunoney, MMU 6-2 6-0; Elyse Killkelley, CVU def. Haddie Webster, MMU 6-1 6-0; Isabelle Angstman, CVU def. Isabelle Rabideau, MMU 6-0 6-0. Doubles: Maia Bertrand/Mackenzie Kingston, CVU def. Michaela Lick/Ella Bisbee, MMU 6-2 6-3; Erika Barth/Sara Erickson, CVU def. Emma Ruegsegger/Mullein Carbone, MMU 6-0 6-0.

Softball team looks for first win
Spaulding scored 14 runs in the seventh inning to defeat Champlain Valley 26-4 on Tuesday afternoon. On a positive note losing pitcher Claire Potter went 3-for-3 for CVU. The day before a grand slam by Vergennes resulted in a 15-0 CVU defeat. Natalie Gagnon took the loss for visiting CVU. Three days earlier, Mount Abe clobbered Champlain Valley 29-10. Mikala Clark and Gagnon had two hits apiece. Mount Mansfield also took Champlain Valley to task with a 20-5 win last Tuesday. Losing pitcher Gagnon and Clark collected two hits apiece for the winless Redhawks

Competition dominates Redhawks for now
Burlington cruised past Champlain Valley 20-3 in girls lacrosse action on Tuesday, April 29. Thea Weiss, Caroline Hern, Jane Baker, and Anne Keen scored for CVU. Bailee Pudvar made seven stops. Last week Rice Memorial scored often and seized a 17-9 lacrosse win over Champlain Valley. Hern scored twice and Weiss tallied two goals and an assist. CVU’s Molly Dunphy, Jess Holly, Annie Keen, Emma Owens, and Taylor Filardi also scored. Pudvar turned away 12 shots.

Boys tennis defeats MMU
Champlain Valley defeated Mount Mansfield 5-2 in high school boys tennis action on Monday in Jericho. The results are as follows: Singles: George Lomas, CVU def. David Brown, MMU 8-4; Joey O’Brien, CVU def. Matt Ellison, MMU 9-8 (7-5); Skyler Golann, CVU def. Matt Blow, MMU 8-2; Brad Adair, MMU def. Stephen Ash, CVU 8-3; Will Walker, CVU def. Eli Frank, MMU 8-0. Doubles: Ben Hallman/Liam Jennings, MMU def. David Huber/Louis Daub, CVU 9-7; Nathan Comai/Matthew Killkelley, CVU def. Colby Antonacci/ Espen Peterson 9-7.