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Local roundup: Dartmouth to resume athletic competitions this weekend

Staff Reports
Published: 4/21/2021 10:00:05 PM
Modified: 4/22/2021 8:38:40 PM

HANOVER — For the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dartmouth Big Green will be back in action this weekend. Six spring programs will see their first competition since the outbreak of the pandemic more than 13 months ago.

On Saturday, Dartmouth men’s and women’s tennis will face Colby-Sawyer on the Thompson Courts in Hanover, with the men beginning at 10 a.m. and the women at noon. Dartmouth softball has a Saturday doubleheader at UMass beginning at 1 p.m.

On Sunday, the Big Green men’s and women’s lacrosse teams host Tufts at Scully-Fahey Field.

The women’s game is at 11 a.m., and the men start at 3 p.m.

Dartmouth’s men’s and women’s track teams will compete Sunday in a meet at the University of New Hampshire along with UMass Lowell, Vermont, Maine and Hartford.

The events at Dartmouth are closed to the public, both inside and outside the fields. Tailgating is also prohibited.

The softball doubleheader will be streamed on ESPN+. The tennis and lacrosse games will also be streamed, with details not yet finalized.

All Dartmouth teams are playing without their full rosters because of campus capacity restrictions.

COLLEGE BASEBALL Broughton named player of the week

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Lebanon High graduate Caleb Broughton was named the Patriot League’s baseball player of the week on Tuesday.

A senior second baseman at Bucknell, Broughton batted .538 (7-for-13) over three games with Navy, driving in three runs and scoring four times. That included a career-best 4-for-5 performance in Saturday’s loss to the Midshipmen.

Broughton, who missed his entire junior campaign due to injury, is batting .224 for the season for the Bison. He has also yet to commit an error this year.

WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS

Scores that missed Thursday’s paper due to deadline. Find updates online at www.vnews.com.

BOYS LACROSSE Woodstock 13, Mount Anthony 0

WOODSTOCK — Field Willis scored four times on six shots to power the Wasps (2-0) to a shutout of the Patriots at Woodstock High in a Wednesday contest halted by thunder and lightning after three quarters.

Woodstock’s three starting attackmen all had big afternoons. Keaton Piconi had a team-best six points on three goals and three assists.

Parker Kuhnert joined Willis (one assist) in the five-point department with a goal and four assists.

Corey White, Andrew Gubbins and Colby Eaton provided Woodstock’s other tallies.




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