Local roundup: Woodstock girls basketball comes from behind to defeat Rivendell

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Published: 01-03-2023 5:26 PM

ORFORD — The Woodstock High girls basketball team staged an impressive comeback Monday to knock off homestanding Rivendell, 33-30.

The Wasps trailed, 13-0, after a quarter, before puling within 17-14 at halftime. The Raptors led, 26-22, following the third stanza but surrendered 11 of the contest’s final 15 points.

Woodstock’s Alice Cayer caused a turnover with two minutes remaining. It led to a Georgia Tarleton 3-point basket and that bucket pushed the visitors’ lead to five.

Jordan Allard and Norah Harper each scored 12 points for Woodstock (2-3). Tarleton added seven points for the Wasps. Ryleigh Butler led the hosts with 14 points, but her 0-5 team was only 1-of-6 from the free-throw line. Woodstock was 4-of-5 from the charity stripe.

Woodstock hosts Springfield on Thursday. Rivendell hosts Mid Vermont Christian on Friday.

Windsor 58, Springfield 33

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Sophia Rockwood had 19 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists and four steals to lead the Yellowjackets past the Cosmos. Macie Stagner led Springfield with 16 points.

Windsor’s Sydney Perry had 18 points, 12 rebounds, four steals and four blocks and Audrey Rupp added nine points and five assists for the Yellowjackets (5-2), who host Brattleboro on Thursday.

BOYS BASKETBALL Stevens 57, Kearsarge 46

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CLAREMONT — The Cardinals defeated the Cougars for the first time since 2017 behind 16 points by Hunter LaRocque and 10 from Mason Ferland. Parker Goin led Kearsarge, which pulled within six points during the fourth quarter, with 11 points.

Stevens (3-3) visits Newport on Tuesday.

Mid Vermont Christian 45, Grace Christian 38

BENNINGTON, Vt. — Roman Goeppner had 16 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks and Joel Roberts had 15 points and five rebounds to lead MVCS (5-1). Carson Meloon had six points and 12 rebounds.

The Eagles trailed, 27-16, at halftime before an increased defensive effort limited Grace Christian to two third-quarter points. MVCS held a 29-11 scoring advantage during the second half and visits Craftsbury on Thursday.

GIRLS HOCKEY CVU-Mount Mansfield 6, Hartford 3

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Hurricanes fell to 3-3 after surrendering the contest’s first two goals and the last two goals at Barwood Arena.

Grace Hayes, Sophie Trombley and Nedra Dwinell scored for Hartford, which hosts Spaulding on Wednesday.