by sheri duff
Baseball continues winning ways
Jeff Badger went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI as Champlain Valley downed Rice 5-1 in South Burlington Friday, May 11. Brendan Davitt had a two-run single, Curt Echo had an RBI double, and Tucker Kohlasch had a triple and scored two runs for CVU. Drew Nick had nine strikeouts.
The next day Lawrence Halvorson hit a double to drive in Badger for a 4-3 win over Vergennes in high school baseball action. Tim Jones and Nick had two hits, and Kirk Fontana doubled for the Redhawks. Davis Mikell struck out seven while reliever Ryan Fleming earned the win.
On Monday, May 14 Champlain Valley used a bases-loaded suicide squeeze to beat North Country 6-4 completing a three-win week. The Redhawks rallied in the seventh inning to knot the score. Echo contributed three doubles, Nick had a home run, and Kohlasch had two hits. Fleming picked up the win for the 9-1 Redhawks.
CVU stays perfect
The golf team remains undefeated after a shortened 9-hole round at Vermont National Country Club Wednesday, May 9. CVU medalist Jack Tomashot shot a 36 while Peter Scrimgeour had a round of 38, Todd Forrester, 45, Carter Knox, 42, and Patrick Pattison finished with a 55.
Track & Field sports wins
The girls track & field team won two meets last week: a home meet on Wednesday, May 9 and a meet at Burlington high school Tuesday, May 15. The boys placed first at the home meet and third in Burlington. Results for the home meet are as follows: Girls 100: Haliana Burhans, CV; 3. Abigail Eddy, CV. 200: 2. Burhans, CV; 3. Ellie Blake, CV. 400: 1. Taylor Spillane, CV 1:03.0; 2. Autumn Eastman, CV; 3. Claire Mathon, CV. 800: 1. Clarie Trotter, CV 2:29.6; 2. Rachel Slimovitch, CV; 3. Emily Anderson, CV. 1500: 1. Aleksey Jordick, CV 5:29.7; 2. Cally Braun, CV; 3. Kathryn Maitland, CV. 3000: 1. Spillane, CV 10:44.3; 2. Sophie Hess, CV 11:52.4. 100 hurdles: 3. Alexandra Nostrand, CV. 300 hurdles: 2. Isabelle Unger, CV; 3. Eliza Giles, CV. 4×100 relay. 2. Champlain Valley. 4×400 relay: 1. Champlain Valley 4:36.1; 4×800 relay: 1. Champlain Valley 9:53. High jump: 2. Maddie Tieso, CV; 3. Christiana Carmichael, SB. Long jump: 1. Gilding, SB 15-1.5; 2. Eddy, CV. Triple jump: 1. Sienna Searles, CV 31-1.5; 2. Sara Lewis, CV. Pole vault: 1. Lewis, CV 9-3; 2. CV; 3. Slimovitch CV. Shot put: 1. Kyla Leary, CV 26-2.75. Discus: 1. Arianna Davis, CV 69-6; 2. Ming Fen Congdon, CV. Javelin: 1. Congdon, CV 77-1; 3. Tallon Tomasi, CV. Boys 100: 1. Tyson-Jerome White, CV 11.7; 3. David Daly, CV. 400: 1. Sean Delaney, CV 55.6; 3. Sam Longenbach, CV. 800: 1. Jared Keyes, CV 2:09.6; 2T. Emmett Peterson, CV. 1500: 2. Elijah Cory, CV; 3. Will Kay, CV. 3000: 2. Clarke Shedd, CV. 110 hurdles: 1. Roshi Brooklyn, CV 16.1; 2. Keith Kelly, CV; 3. Philip Sheedy, CV. 300 hurdles: 1. Brooklyn, CV 44.6; 2. Kelly, CV; 3. Sheedy, CV. 4×100 relay: 1. Champlain Valley 47.2; 2. 4×400 relay: 1. Champlain Valley 3:50.2. 4×800 relay: 1. Champlain Valley 8:52.5. Long jump: 1. White, CV 18-1; 2. Matt Bauer, CV; 3. Shedd, CV. Triple jump: 1. Cody Putre, CV 37-0; 2. Bauer, CV; 3. Sheddy, CV. Pole vault: 1. Brian Boisjoli, CV 12-0; 2. Putre, CV; 3. Alec Johnson, CV. Javelin: 2. Delaney, CV.
Hawks tame Cougars and Tigers
Nine goals were scored by the Bulla brothers, Chris had five while Alex scored four, leading Champlain Valley over Middlebury, 13-6 on Friday, May 11. Chandler Jacobson scored twice, while Christian Goulette and Griffin Brady scored once for CVU. Owen Hudson made 18 saves.
Two days earlier Champlain Valley cruised by MMU 11-5 in boys lacrosse action in Hinesburg. Goulette scored three times and had two assists, Alex Bulla had three goals and an assist while Chris Bulla and Quinn Kropf each scored twice and made an assist. Steele Dubrul contributed a goal and had two assists in the winning effort. Will Fay made six saves for CVU.
Girls lax has tough week
South Burlington defeated Champlain Valley 14-7 in girls lacrosse action Tuesday, May 15. Brenna Gorman scored three goals while Jessica Dudley, Michaela Kiley, Kate Raszka and Nathalie Nostrand tallied one apiece. Mikaela Gobeille and Sarah Caffry combined for 14 saves.
On Saturday, May 12 Champlain Valley Union ran past Burlington 14-10 in lacrosse action at Buck Hard Field. Gorman scored five goals while Jane Baker, Caelin Weiss, and Kiley tallied twice apiece. Razka, Thea Weiss, and Abby Owens also scored for the Redhawks.
Three days earlier Middlebury defeated Champlain Valley 12-6 in Hinesburg. Owens tallied twice while Baker, Gorman, Kiley, and Raszka also scored for CVU. Gobeille stopped 14 shots.
Redhawks rally to first softball win
The Redhawks ended their seven game losing streak in a seventh inning rally with a 7-6 win over Rice in softball action Thursday, May 10. CVU’s Makenzie Roberts doubled while the Redhawks trailed 6-5 and tied the game on a passed ball. Laurel Hubbert-Severance hit a single and stole a base to get in scoring position. Then came Alannah Roy’s heroics. Roy tripled, scoring Hubbert-Severance from second which gave CVU its first win of the season. Roy and Hubbert-Severance finished 3-for-4 and Leah Leister had two hits. Browen Hopwood took the win for CVU.
Two days later the Redhawks could not keep up their winning ways; losing to Vergennes 17-2. Roy had two hits and Kenzie Roberts scored both runs for CVU.
On Monday, May 14, North Country shutout Champlain Valley 16-0. Grace Usher doubled for the Redhawks.
CVU lose second match to Rebels
The Champlain Valley boys tennis team was unsuccessful in their bid to defeat South Burlington Monday, May 14. The boys lost in a close contest 4-3.