Local roundup: Page turns Oxbow boys into victors

  • Jace Page

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Published: 1/16/2020 9:55:49 PM
Modified: 1/16/2020 9:54:56 PM

WOODSTOCK — When the Oxbow High boys basketball team needed a boost on Thursday night, it turned to Jace Page.

A 6.7-points-per-game producer entering the night, the Oxbow senior guard scored a season-high 22 points as the Olympians pulled out a 61-55 win over Woodstock at Dailey Gym. In a matchup of two teams in need of a victory, the O's (3-6) outscored the Wasps (1-9) in the fourth quarter, 21-15, to gain control of a tied-up contest.

“We need to be more consistent on aggressiveness,” Woodstock coach Tom Avellino said. “We need to play that consistently through all 32 minutes. We take our spots. We don't do it from start to finish, and 6 that hurts us.”

Page’s points complemented a 20-point evening from Bryce Ilsley, while Trevor Moore finished with eight. Harrison Morse paced the Wasps with 20 points, followed by 12 from Ryan Ducharme. Emmet Mahoney and Manny Pacheco each contributed eight.

Woodstock hosts Green Mountain and Oxbow heads to Williamstown on Tuesday.

Proctor 73, Sharon 56

SHARON — Brennon Crossman led a versatile Proctor attack with 20 points as the Phantoms pulled away late.

Ty Chapin led the Phoenix with 31 points, and Olly Skeet-Browning added 19. Sharon (4-5) stayed with Proctor most of the night, but the visitors’ versatility and occasional defensive breakdowns ultimately made the difference.

Sharon visits Blue Mountain on Tuesday.

GIRLS BASKETBALL Windsor 68, Rivendell 16

WINDSOR — Olivia Rockwood went 3-for-3 on first-period 3-pointers en route to a game-high 25 points as the Wasps (8-2) rolled over the Raptors (2-4).

Rockwood finished with five of the Yellowjackets’ eight threes. Adi Prior had eight points for Windsor, with Evelyn Page, Peyton Richardson, Eliott Rupp and Ashley Grela all adding six apiece.

Windsor hosts Hartford on Monday. Rivendell, which got a season-high eight points from Alex McFate, hosts Blue Mountain on Friday.

GIRLS HOCKEY Lebanon-Stevens-Kearsarge 3Pinkerton 2

WEST LEBANON — Makayla Maccioli capped a one-goal, two-assist night by netting the game-winning goal with 3:11 to play for the Raiders (4-2-2).

Lebanon twice erased one-goal deficits with power-play strikes. Lena Nowell got the first five minutes into the second period, on passes from Maccioli and Lily Barber. After the Astros retook the lead, Marissa Pickman knocked home a Maccioli man-up feed to send the contest to the final period tied.

Paige Hoegler stopped 27 shots for the Raiders.


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


Windsor 62, Newport 53

NEWPORT — The Yellowjackets (3-6) were able to keep the host Tigers (0-league, 1-8 overall) in the rear view mirror but couldn’t put distance on them at Wheeler Gym. John Cook had 16 points and Jordan Place added 14 for the Jacks, who broke a five-game losing streak.

They host Thetford on Friday.

Newport visits Stevens on Tuesday.

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