Local roundup: Stone’s late heroics send Woodstock baseball past WRV

  • Otto Bourne —Tris Wykes

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Published: 4/30/2022 10:06:38 PM
Modified: 4/30/2022 10:05:05 PM

WOODSTOCK — Jacob Stone’s single in the bottom of the sixth inning brought home the winning run for the Woodstock High baseball team in a 4-3 win over White River Valley on Saturday.

White River had tied things up in the top of the inning on a single by Macin Gaudette. In the bottom half, Woodstock freshman Vince Petrone doubled and came home on sophomore Stone’s base hit on an 0-2 count.

The Wildcats went up, 1-0, on stolen base in the first and led, 2-1, before the Wasps scored twice in the fifth for a 3-2 lead.

Jackson Martin got the win for Woodstock, allowing seven hits and three runs while striking out 10. Robbie McShinsky took the loss for White River Valley, allowing four runs on 11 hits with nine strikeouts.

Petrone, Chase Conway, Stone, Ben Runstein and Alex Rice each had multiple hits for Woodstock,

For White River, McShinsky had a hit and scored a run. Senior Weston Trombly had a pair of doubles, an RBI and scored a run and Gaudette, a senior, had a hit and RBI.

White River (5-2) is at Green Mountain on Tuesday, while Woodstock (2-1) entertain Mill River on Tuesday.

Rivendell 14, Proctor 13 (9)

PROCTOR, Vt. — Harry Molesworth drove in the winning run in the top of the ninth inning and made a spectacular catch in the bottom of the inning that saved two runs and helped preserve the win.

Rivendell had leads throughout the game, 10-4 after three frames and 12-9 after five, but Proctor kept battling back to tie the game at 13 after seven. After a scoreless eighth, Wyatt Underhill singled and scored on Molesworth’s double. Proctor loaded the bases in the ninth, but Underhill struck out the final batter.

“It was wild and wooly,” said Rivendell coach Eric Reichert. Rivendell scored two in the first, four each in the second and third and a run each in the fourth, fifth, seventh and ninth.

Rivendell (3-1) is at Blue Mountain on Tuesday.

Stevens 9, Coe-Brown 0

NORTHWOOD, N.H. — The Cardinals piled on the hits and runs inning after inning to notch their first win of the year on Friday afternoon.

Stevens led, 1-0, after the first inning, then were ahead 6-0 by the sixth before adding three more run in the seventh.

Ty Theriault, Zack Bundy and Colby Pellerin had three hits each for Stevens, and Eric Peaslee had two.

Cardinals coach Bill Bundy said his team had solid pitching and excellent defense. Bundy, Pellerin and Matt Becker combined to toss the shutout.

“Excellent for the team to grab a win over a solid D-II team. The boys have worked hard and deserved that win,” said Bundy, who won his first game as the Cards’ coach.

Stevens (1-5) is home to Pelham on Monday.

Softball Fall Mountain 18, Lebanon 1 (5)

LANGDON, N.H. — The fatigued Raiders, playing their third game in as many days and in a stretch featuring four contests in five days, fell to 1-6.

Mikayla Finnell produced the visitors’ lone hit. Pitchers Rya Wykes and Abby Braley surrendered 14 hits and nine walks to the Wildcats (5-3).

The Raiders walked once, struck out 14 times and visit Belmont (2-2), Gilford (5-1) and Kearsarge (1-3) in the coming week. By the end of it, they will have played six games in nine days.

Enosburg Falls 7, Oxbow 5 (8)

BRADFORD, Vt. — The Olympians lost on an eighth-inning homer with the game tied at 5.

Oxbow had fought back from deficits in first, sixth and seventh innings to tie the game.

In the bottom of the seventh, senior Alexa Kosakowski drove in a run with a triple for Oxbow that tied the game. An inning earlier, down a run, junior Laila Ellsworth drove in a run with a ground out for a 4-4 deadlock.

Anastase Bourgeois was in the circle for Oxbow, giving up seven runs on nine hits with 12 strikeouts. Oxbow had nine hits, with sophomore Lily Lahaye, Kosakowski and freshman Maggi Ellsworth having multi-hit games.

“We played very well today. This is the team we have been missing from the start of the season,” said Oxbow coach Chuck Simmons. “We had great plays in the field with Maggi Ellsworth at shortstop, and Anastase Bourgeois pitched eight great innings after coming off injury. I feel this game put us in the right directio.”

Oxbow (1-2) is at U-32 on Tuesday.

Woodstock 14, Twin Valley 0

WOODSTOCK — The Wasps improved to 3-0 and will play Mill River at home on Tuesday.

Poultney 23, White River Valley 2

POULTNEY, Vt. — Senior Julia Morse had two hits and scored a run in the loss for the the Wildcats.

WRV could muster just five hits against Poultney’s Kaitlyn DeBonis, who threw a complete game for the victory

White River (0-5) is home to Bellows Falls on Tuesday.

Boys LacrosseLebanon 7, Kearsarge 5

LEBANON — The Raiders had a balanced scoring attack with three goals by Otto Bourne, two from Hunter Grant and one each by CJ Childs and Ethan Eshbaugh.

Griffin Auch had two assists, and Grant and Bourne added one each. In goal for Lebanon, James Barnett had 13 saves.

“The defense, led by Colbie DeLisle, performed exceptionally,” said Lebanon coach Cole Flannery

Lebanon (3-2) welcomes Plymouth on Monday.

Woodstock 19, Mount Anthony 9

WOODSTOCK — The Wasps moved to 2-4 and travel to Essex on Saturday.

Girls Lacrosse Hartford 17, Lamoille 1

HYDE PARK, Vt. — Sophomore Addie Cadwell and senior Elliot Rupp delivered four-goal games to lead the Hurricanes in the dominating win.

Chloe Jensen (two goals, one assist), Alice Piper (two goals) and Caroline Hamilton (one goal, two assists) all had multiple-point games for Hartford. Sophie Howe, Jenna Jasmin, Maddie Barwood and Beth Dobrich with a goal each. Cadwell contributed two assissts, with Rupp adding one.

Senior Sarah Howe had five saves for Hartford (5-0). The Hurricanes are home to Colchester on Tuesday.

Track and field Lebanon boys fourth at Black Bear Invitational

NORTHWOOD, N.H. — The Lebanon boys placed fourth, tied with three other schools, among 26 teams at Coe-Brown’s Black Bear Invitational track meet.

Top finishers for the Raiders included senior Nyeoti Punni, who was second in the 100- and 200-meter races, and Birhanu Harriman, who finished fifth in the 1,600 meters and third in the 3,200. Tanner Ames was fifth in the discus.

The Lebanon girls (22nd overall) had a 10th-place finish by Isabella Hastings in the 3,200 meters along with a third in the high jump.

Newport freshman Maddox Lovely was fifth in the 100 hurdles and sixth in the 300 hurdles for the girls. Teammate Aaron Fellows was fourth in the high jump for the Newport boys.

Boys team scores: Phillips Exeter 118, Coe-Brown 74, Oyster River 56, Dover 26, Lebanon 26, Pelham 26, Portsmouth 26, Newport 1.

Girls team scores: Exeter 68, Coe-Brown 60, Phillips Exeter 51, Nashua North 50, Merrimack 38, Lebanon 5 (22nd place), Newport (25th) 3.

Mascoma boys second, girls fourth at Belmont

BELMONT, N.H. — The Mascoma boys team placed second out of eight teams at Belmont, with the 4x100 team earning a victory. Michael Loynds scored in the 4x100, javelin and 800 meters.

The Mascoma girls were fourth out of eight teams, with Opal Shinnlinger winning the discus with a throw of 113 feet, 8 inches, and placing second in the shot put.

Boys Tennis Mount Anthony 4, Hartford 3

BENNINGTON, Vt. — The Hurricanes dropped their first match of the year in a tight contest.

The Hurricanes’ doubles teams swept their matches. In singles, Nicholas Tsouknakis played a dominant contest to win fourth singles, and Ethan Michaels battled deep against MAU’s Asa Kobik but lost in a third-set tiebreaker.

Hartford (4-1) will host Burr and Burton on Tuesday.

Girls Tennis Mt. Anthony 7, Hartford 0

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Hurricanes were defeated in five singles matches, one by forfeit, and two doubles matches TO fall to 0-3 on the year.

Hartford travels to Burr and Burton on Tuesday.

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