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Mt. Abe ends with a win

BRISTOL The Mount Abraham Eagles ended their regular season with a solid 11-5 record by defeating the Newport Falcons 18-0 May 29 in Newport. Greg Lutton struck out six Falcons while completing a four hit shutout. Lutton, Will Manley, Chad Estey and Andrew Jesdale all wrapped out two hits for a well balanced Eagles attack. North Country fell to 3-12 on the year. In Randolph the Ghosts outscored their guests, the Vergennes Commodores, 10-9 in a high school baseball slugfest. With the score deadlocked at 9-9 in the bottom of the sixth inning Kyle Connolly drove in Jon White with the winning run. Nick Bent wrapped out a single and a double, while driving in three for the Galloping Ghosts. White, David Maxfield and Damon Dyer all contributed two hits apiece. White picked up the win in relief for Randolph, who improved to 12-3 with the win. The Commodores, needing just six hits to plate ten runs, got a triple from Tanner Price. Logan Williams suffered the loss for the Commodores. Sean Harrison pitched and hit his Middlebury Tigers to a 10-2 win over the Saint Johnsbury Hilltoppers May 28 in Middlebury. On the Mound Harrison pitched the entire game, allowing just one earned run on three hits with strikeouts. At the plate he joined fellow teammates Jackson Downey-Teachout and Ryan Foley by driving in two runs. Downey-Teachout had three hits while driving in two runs, and Foley added another three hits for Middlebury who improved to 8-7 with the win. Matt Lane took the loss for the Hilltoppers who dropped to 5-10 with the loss. Bad week for Addison County softball The Mount Abraham Eagles and Vergennes Commodores were in action May 29 while the Middlebury Tigers played May 28. None of the three squads however could muster a victory. In Newport last Thursday Jess Therrien went two-for-four and drove in four runs to lead the North Country Falcons to a 10-6 win over the Mount Abraham Eagles. Rachel Nelson pitched a four hitter to pick up the win for the 4-11 Falcons. Shanna Gebo took the loss for the Eagles. The same afternoon in Randolph Amanda Gerstenmaier blasted a two-run homer, tripled and crossed the plate four times to lead Randolph to a 16-3 thumping of the Vergennes Commodores. Andrea Chase joined the fun by smacking another two-run blast, and Gwen Reis contributed two more hits to the onslaught. Amanda Angell picked up the win for Randolph who complete their regular season with an 11-5 record. Ali Bourdon went two-for-three to pace the Commodores. Katie Curler was the losing pitcher. Last Wednesday in Middlebury the Saint Johnsbury Hilltoppers and Middlebury Tigers hooked up in a great game. After seven complete innings the two teams were tied at five runs apiece, but it didnt take many extra innings to decide a winner. In the top of the eighth inning Rachael Bridges doubled. Kasandra Locke then delivered the big blow, a triple, that scored Bridges and gave Saint Johnsbury the 6-5 win. Lockes triple was her third hit, joining teammate Sonja Bridges, who also enjoyed three hit day. Rachel Bridges picked up the win in relief for the Hilltoppers. The Tigers, who dropped to 5-10 with the loss were led offensively by Lindsey Clark and Mallory James. James rapped out a pair of hits, while Clark went three-for-four at the plate. Chantal Gipson pitched all eight innings for Middlebury. Tigers Defeat Rebels 12-6 Joey Kelley recorded the hat trick, while Lauren Brady and Liz Kelley tossed in two apiece to lead the Middlebury Tigers to a 12-6 win over the South Burlington Rebels in girls lacrosse action May 28 in Middlebury. Liza Perrin, Kath Daly, Abby Scholten, Katie Ritter and Casey O'Donoghue completed the scoring for the Tigers with single goals, while goalie Laura Barber made 17 saves to preserve the win. Annie Rendell scored four of the six Rebels goals. The Tigers improved to 11-3 with the win. VPA team tennis pairings The Vermont Principals Association announced the complete team pairings for the high school state tennis tournament scheduled for this week. Tennis: Division I boys Mondays playoffs: 3 p.m. Match 1: No. 9 Rutland (5-5-0) at No. 8 Middlebury (7-6) Match 2: No. 13 North Country (2-9) at No. 4 St. Johnsbury (12-2) Match 3: No.?12 BFA-St. Albans (3-11) at No. 5 Colchester (10-4) Match 4: No. 10 Hartford (5-6) at No. 7 Essex (8-6) Match 5: No. 14 Rice (2-12) at No. 3 Champlain Valley (10-2) Match 6: No. 11 Mount Mansfield (4-10) at No. 6 south Burlington (7-5) Thursdays quarterfinals: 3 p.m. Match 7: Winner of Match 1 at No. 1 Brattleboro (10-1) Match 8: Winner of Match 3 vs. Winner of Match 2 Match 9: Winner of Match 4 at No. 2 Burlington (10-2) Match 10: Winner of Match 6 vs. Winner of Match 5 June 9 semifinals: 3 p.m. Match 11: Winner of Match 9 vs. Winner of Match 7 Match 12: Winner of Match 10 vs. Winner of Match 9 June 11 championship: 3 p.m. Match 13: Winner of Match 12 vs. Winner of Match 11 Tennis: Division II boys Tuesdays semifinals: 3 p.m. Match 1: No. 4 Montpelier (2-8) at No.?1 Stowe (12-0) Match 2: No. 3 U-32 (8-5) at No.?2 Woodstock (9-3) June 6 championship: 3 p.m. Match 3: Winner of Match 2 vs. Winner of Match 1 Tennis: Divison I girls Tuesdays playdowns: 3 p.m. Match 1: No. 9 Mount (6-6) at No. 8 Essex (7-8) Match 2: No. 13 Colchester (4-10) at No. 4 St. Johnsbury Match 3: No. 12 Hartford (5-8) at No. 5 South Burlington (8-5) Match 4: No. 15 Mount Mansfield (1-14) at No. 2 Rice ( 11-2) Match 5: No. 10 North Country (6-8) at No.?7 Champlain Valley (7-6) Match 6: No. 14 BFA-St. Albans (2-12) at No.?3 Brattleboro (12-2) Match 7: No. 11 Middlebury (5-7) at No. 6 Rutland (10-4) Fridays quarterfinals: 3 p.m. Match 8: Winner of Match 1 at No. 1 Burlington (12-0) Match 9: Winner of Match 3 vs. Winner of Match 2 Match 10: Winner of Match 5 vs. Winner of Match 4 Match 11: Winner of Match 7 vs. Winner of Match 6 June 6 semifinals: 3 p.m. Match 12: Winner of Match 9 vs. Winner of Match 8 Match 13: Winner of Match 11 vs. Winner of Match 10 June 12 championship: 3 p.m. Match 14: Winner of Match 13 vs. Winner of Match 12 Tennis: Division II girls Wednesdays quarterfinals: 3 p.m. Match 1: No. 8 Fair Haven (4-11) at No. 1 Burr and Burton (14-0) Match 2: No. 5 Woodstock (11-4) at No. 4 U-32 (10-4) Match 3: No.7 Otter Valley (5-8) at No. 2 Stowe (13-0) Match 4: No.6 Springfield (7-7) at No. 3 Montpelier (10-3) June 6 semifinals: 3 p.m. Match 5: Winner of Match 2 vs. Winner of Match 1 Match 6: Winner of Match 4 vs. Winner of Match 3 June 10 championship: 3 p.m. Match 7: Winner of Match 6 vs. Winner of Match 7 (Schedules subject to change)

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