CVU sports fair well over the weekend

HINESBURG It was a good week for CVU athletics, as three out of four teams recorded victories. Additionally, the boys and girls alpine ski teams took first place on Friday, January 4, as they hosted a meet at Bolton Valley. Girls hockey skates past Colchester
Colchester could not withstand a potent Redhawks offense last Saturday, as K.K. Logan tallied a hat trick for CVU to help the girls win, 6-3. Molly Howard had two goals and one assist in the contest, complementing Logans outstanding performance. Chrissi Whitaker also added a goal. For the Lakers, it was Jamie Woodward scoring twice and Anna Demasi adding the third and final goal for Colchester. Amanda Brigante chipped in with two assists. Colchester kept CVU goalie Nicole Bonneau busy all afternoon, however, as she recorded 30 saves. Brittany Rocheleau and Gretchen St. Pierre combined to make 30 stops for the Lakers. CVU moved to 2-8-3 overall with the win. Redhawks hold off Cougars 4-2
Four different players scored for CVU during a well-rounded victory over the MMU Cougars last Saturday. Jon Ingalls, Ben Soll, Chris Howard and Peter Levack all chipped in for the Redhawks, who improved their record to 8-2-3 overall, while MMU fell to 3-9 overall. Kyle Logan recorded two assists, while six other tallied an assist each -- those players were Rob Dobrowski, Sam Spencer, Brady DeHayes, Cull Millikin, Wes OBrien and Nate Lacroix. CVUs defense kept the Cougars shot total low, and Brian Thomas only had to make six saves. Two goalies combined to make 37 saves for MMU, with A.J. Blow and Marty Divinuti saving 19 and 18 shots respectively. Brian Johnson and Brent Adair scored for the Cougars. Lady Hawks dominate St. Johnsbury, win by 19
A 16-6 third quarter run gave the CVU girls basketball team its eighth win of the season last week, as they outscored St. Johnsbury 51-32 is Metro Division action. Alison Wettstein was the leading scorer for the Redhawks with 14 points, while Katie Lavalette, Kristen Blodgett and Katie Edgerton chipped in with 12, 10 and eight points, respectively. The game was close for most of the first three quarters, but CVU pulled away late in the third to improve its record to 8-2 overall. Redhawks lose hard fought battle to Essex
Gabe Nicasio was on fire last weekend, and his 30 points helped lift Essex to a 66-53 victory over CVU. Rusmir Dzanko scored 18 for Essex, while Greg Cause paced all CVU scorers with 22 points. CVU dropped to 9-3 while Essex improved to 9-3.

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