Redhawks take second at girls state track meet

CVU junior Autumn Eastman, above, helped break two D-I state records at the state track meet last Saturday in Burlington. Photo by

CVU junior Autumn Eastman, above, helped break two D-I state records at the state track meet last Saturday in Burlington. Photo by

Autumn Eastman was involved in breaking two D-I state records during the girls state track meet last Saturday in Burlington. The CVU junior established a new D-I record in the 800 meter with a finish time of 2:13.06 and anchored the 4×800 relay team’s record time of 9:29.75. The relay team of Taylor Spillane, Rachel Slimovitch, Julienne Devita, and

Eastman posted a new state record in the 4×800, taking down the 2005 CVU record.

The 2013 girls state meet results are as follows:

100 meters: 2. Haliana Burhans, CVU 12.74

200: 1. Burhans, CVU 25.79

800: 1. Autumn Eastman, CVU 2:13.06*; 3. Julienne Devita, CVU 2:21.97

1,500: 1. Eastman, CVU 4:40.72;  2. Taylor Spillane, CVU 4:43.61

3,000: 3. Spillane, CVU 10:44.81;  6. Abby Keim, CVU 11:13.06.

100 hurdles: 6. Katie Arms, CVU 17.57

300 hurdles: 2. Eliza Giles, CVU 50.30

4×100: 2. Champlain Valley 51.70

4×400: 3. Champlain Valley 4:11.66

4×800: 1. Champlain Valley (Spillane, Slimovitch, Eastman, Devita) 9:29.75*

High jump: 3. Abigail Eddy, CVU 4-10

Pole vault: 1. Emily Geske, CVU 9-6; 3. Rachel Slimovtitch CVU 8-6; T5: Alison Kahn, CVU 8-6.

Discus: 6. Arianna Davis, CVU 83-7

Javelin: 1. Brianna Hake, CVU 120-5

*–Division I state record

Seniors help lead CVU to state track meet success

CVU senior Jared Keyes, part of the 4×800 relay team along with seniors Sean Delaney and Sam Longenbach, and junior Zach Marshall, placed first at the boys state track meet on Saturday, June 1 at Burlington High School. Keyes also placed fifth in the 800 meter with a time of 2:03.35.  Pole vaulters and CVU seniors Brian Boisjoli and Oren Klempner placed second (12-0) and fifth (11-6) respectively, in the pole vault at the state meet as well. The 2013 boys state meet results are as follows:

800: 5. Jared Keyes, CVU 2:03.35

3,000: 6. Zach Marshall, CVU 9:29.76

4×800: 1. Champlain Valley (Keyes, Delaney, Longenbach, Marshall) 8:11.71

Pole vault:. 2. Brian Boisjoli, CVU 12-0; 5. Oren Klempner, CVU 11-6

Javelin: 6. Russell Fox, CVU 138-10

Boys tennis bows out to Essex 

The CVU boys tennis finished its season with 5-2 loss to top seeded Essex in Friday’s quarterfinals at Essex High School. The match scores were as follows: Singles: David Ro E, def Joey O’Brien, CVU, 6-0, 6-1; Daniel Ro E def. Skylar Golann, CVU 6-2, 6-3; Evan Greer E def. Connor McQuistan CVU 6-2, 6-1; Dylan Garcia E. def. Ryan Schneiderman, CVU 6-1, 6-0; Stephen Asch CVU def. Evan Price E 4-6, 6-3, 10-6. Doubles: Josh Huber/Tristan Arthaud, CVU def. Eric Corredera/Johnny Zhao, E 4-6, 7-6,(7-5) 10-7; Marsh Palin/Ryan Wolbach, E def. Zach Holman/William Walker CVU 6-0, 6-1.

Girls lax ends regular season with loss

Champlain Valley defeated Essex in a 16-13 overtime win in high school girls lacrosse action last Thursday, May 30 before falling to Middlebury 15-8 on Friday. In CVU’s loss Brenna Gorman picked up four goals and Natalie Benoit tallied two and had an assist.  Sarah Caffry made 12 saves for the Redhawks.

Third-seeded Redhawks advance

Champlain Valley rallied to a 5-4 win over Middlebury thanks to a Davis Mikell single, a Rayne Supple sacrifice fly, and Brad Bissonette’s two-out, RBI single in the seventh inning of a D-I high school baseball playoff Tuesday. Bissonette went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Kirk Fontana finished 3-for-3. Mikell went 2-for-4 and earned the win in relief. Will Potter hit an RBI double in the first inning.

The Redhawks finished the regular season 2-1 over three days. Last Thursday, sophomore Andrew Douglas was the difference in CVU’s 2-1 win over Colchester at home. Douglas stole two bases and scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning. Fontana and Potter had two hits apiece and Kyle Stanley contributed an RBI single. Mikell collected the win and Supple earned the save. The following day Bissonette scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning to lead CVU past Milton 3-2. Bissonette doubled in his first varsity hit while Fontana and Supple went 2-for-3 with an RBI apiece in the win. On Saturday during the Strike Out Cancer game in South Burlington, the Rebels defeated the Redhawks in a 4-3 comeback win. Supple had a no-hitter through five innings and finished with five strikeouts and six walks while Alex Henning had two hits including an RBI and Deagan Poland had an RBI hit in the loss.

Softball completes season

Champlain Valley’s Mackenzie Roberts finished 2-for-3 but Mount Anthony defeated the Redhawks 11-1 during a high school softball playdown on Tuesday. Clair Potter took the loss for Champlain Valley who finished the regular season 4-13.

Before playoffs the Redhawks lost two games in two days, one against Colchester 9-7 and the other a 25-8 loss against Milton. Fortunately however CVU girls softball team ended the regular season on a high note on Saturday afternoon in South Burlington. The Redhawks defeated the Rebels 17-2 during the Strike Out Cancer game. Claire Potter allowed seven hits and struck out two through seven innings while Bronwyn Hopwood and Alana Roy each had two hits in the win for CVU.

Redhawks cruise through first game

Elliot Mitchell scored a hat trick, Nevin Diparlo scored twice, and Champlain Valley defeated BFA-St. Albans 9-1 in high school lacrosse playoff action Tuesday. Alex Bulla, Dylan Schaefer, Hoyt McCuin, and Collin Osbahr also contributed. Owen Hudson made six saves in the win.

Before playoffs Essex scored with three minutes and 42 seconds remaining in regulation to break the tie and post a 6-5 win over Champlain Valley in high school boys lacrosse action Friday, May 31. CVU’s Diparlo, Bulla, and McCuin scored and had an assist apiece while Steele DuBrul and Mitchell also tallied. Twelve shots were stopped by Hudson.

Redhawks remain perfect

With a 7-0 win over Rice on Friday, May 31 and a 7-0 win over Rutland on Tuesday at Davis Park the CVU girls tennis team remains perfect The match scores for the win over Rutland were as follows: Singles: Kathy Joseph, C def. Caitlin Hanley, R 6-0 6-1; Andrea Joseph, C def. Kristen Switzer, R 6-0 6-3; Emily Polhemus, C def. Olivia Vitagliano, R 6-0 6-0; Mandy Taheri, C def. Melanie Hubbard, R 6-1 6-2; Evelyn Mitchell, C def. Megan Hadler, R 6-1 6-0. Doubles: Claire Stoner/Leah Epstein, C def. Kelsey Bullock/Amber Thomas, R 6-0 6-0; Paige Watson/MacKenzie Buckman, C def. Alex Childs/Mackenna Phelps, R 6-1 6-0.


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