Local Roundup: Big Green Women Run at NCAAs

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Louisville, Ky. — The Dartmouth College women’s cross country team finished 29th on Saturday morning at the NCAA championship meet.

The Big Green posted 745 points on the 6-kilometer course at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.

New Mexico was both the team champion with 90 points and sported the individual champion in Ednah Kurgat. San Francisco took second place with 105 points.

Olivia Lantz led the way for Dartmouth, running to 135th place in a field of 255, clocking a time of 20 minutes, 58 seconds. Fellow junior Lillian Anderson (172nd, 21:16) and freshman Ella Ketchum (180th, 21:19) were the next two Big Green runners across the line. Julia Stevenson (211th, 21:44) and Leigh Moffett (224th, 21:51) closed out Dartmouth’s scoring.

Saturday’s race marked Dartmouth’s 12th all-time NCAA appearance, the most by any Ivy League program.

Women’s Basketball

Colby-Sawyer 67Bridgewater St. 50

Bridgewater, Mass. — The Chargers (2-0) followed up Friday’s 49-34 defeat of Norwich to claim the season-opening Cave Classic Tipoff Tournament.

Tianna Sugars posted a double-double of 22 points and 14 rebounds for the Chargers, earning the tournament’s MVP award. Former Sunapee High star Lexie Hamilton landed on the all-tourney team after her own double-double of 17 points and 10 assists in the final.

Emmani Robinson led Colby-Sawyer over the Cadets with 10 points and nine rebounds. The Chargers visit Suffolk on Tuesday.

Men’s Basketball

Colby-Sawyer 66St. Joseph’s (N.Y.) 62

Biddeford, Maine — Sophomore Patrick Coffey scored 25 of his game-best 29 points in the second half to lift the Chargers past their Brooklyn foe in the consolation game of the Hampton Inn Tipoff Tournament at the University of New England.

The Chargers (1-1) visit Plymouth State on Nov. 28.

Girls Soccer

MacDuffie 3, KUA 2 (ot)

Granby, Mass. — Top-seeded MacDuffie ended the Wildcats’ reign atop NEPSAC Class C with a semifinal victory, avenging a similar loss to fourth-seeded Kimball Union in last year’s regional tournament.

KUA finished its season with a 12-2-4 record.