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Local roundup: Abrahamsen’s big night powers Windsor to victory

  • Owen Abrahamsen

Staff Reports
Published: 2/25/2021 10:35:13 PM
Modified: 2/26/2021 3:02:02 PM

WINDSOR — Owen Abrahamsen poured in a game-high 29 points on Thursday night, leading the Windsor High boys basketball team past Springfield, 67-44. 

The victory ends a two-game slide for the Yellowjackets, who jumped out to a 32-9 lead at one point in the second quarter. They eventually took a 36-17 advantage at the break. 

Ethan Lawyer added 11 points and Austin Gauld had six. Windsor (2-2) visits Mount Anthony on Tuesday night. 

Hartford 77, Brattleboro 56

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Danny Bushway had 22 points and Tarin Prior finished with 16 for the Hurricanes, who finished the night with seven 3-pointers. 

Hartford (5-0) led 37-28 at the half and took a 55-41 lead headed into the final stanza. Shea Bean tallied 10 points. 

The Canes head to Rutland to put their best start since the 2008-09 campaign to the test. 

Bellows Falls 48, Woodstock, 40

WOODSTOCK — Cooper Dorsogna and Declan McCullough each had eight points but it wasn’t enough for the Wasps to grab their first victory of the season. 

Woodstock (0-3) led 25-18 at the half, but the visitors big third quarter gave them a 32-30 lead entering the final frame. 

The Wasps welcome Poultney on Tuesday. 

Green Mountain 35, White River Valley 30

ROYALTON — Playing even basketball for three quarters, the visitors pulled together an 18-8 fourth quarter to walk away with the win. 

Playing one of the top Division III teams, the D-IV Wildcats were led by Carder Stratton’s 12 points. Alex Lober dished in nine more. 

WRV (1-1) visits Proctor next Friday. 

Mascoma 66, Newfound 35

WEST CANAAN — The Royals finished the regular season with an equal attack with four players scoring in double digits. 

Ian Moulton led the way with 11 points. Gabe Rock, Ben Seiler and Zach Thompson each had 10 points. The Royals led 21-4 after the first quarter and 36-14 at the half. 

Mascoma (9-4) opens the NHIAA D-III tourney next Wednesday at Stevens. 


GIRLS BASKETBALLThetford 48, U-32 26

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Kelsey Smith led the way with 13 points and seven rebounds for the Panthers, who bounced back from a Monday loss to improve to 3-1. 

Becca Wells added nine points and pulled down seven rebounds while Emma Colby recorded seven points, eight rebounds and five assists.  

Oxbow 53, Randolph 24

BRADFORD — The Olympians jumped out to a 13-3 lead after one quarter and never looked back. 

Emma Parkin netted 17 points, Alexa Kosakowski had 11 and Ellyn Hart finished with eight. 

Oxbow (4-1) hosts Blue Mountain on Wednesday. 

Newfound 42, Mascoma 33

BRISTOL, N.H. — Madisun LaCasse tallied 10 points to close out the regular season for the Royals. 

Mascoma (1-12) hosts Stevens in D-III tourney action on Thursday. 


RECREATIONCBHM going virtual this year

WOODSTOCK — The Covered Bridges Half Marathon announced it’s going virtual this June.

After the 2020 race was called off, the CBHM was hoping to hold an in-person event this year. The new goal is to hold a virtual race, where runners can participate in the road race by completing a half marathon between June 6 to 13.

Deferred runners from 2020 will have the first option to sign up for the virtual race or again be offered a refund. CBHM 2021 registration for the general public opens on March 8 at 7 a.m. and closes on June 1 at 11:59 p.m.

For more information, visit The 2022 race has been scheduled for June 5 and is planned to be held in-person.

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