In other girls action in Townsend the Fair Haven Slaters turned in an impressive 45-35 road win over the hometown Leland and Gray Rebels. Fair Haven's Val Sawin
led all scorers with 21 points, while freshman Ashley Goddard
MSJ Tip-Off Classic Underway
The Burr and Burton Bulldogs and the Twin Valley Wildcats both won their opening round game of the Annual MSJ Tip-Off Classic last Friday night in Rutland. The two were scheduled to meet in the tournament championship game last Monday night in Rutland, after this papers deadline.
In the opening game the Burr and Burton Bulldogs turned in a strong second half to pull away from and defeat the Otter Valley Otters 56-35. Burr and Burton Bulldogs Burr and Burton's Chris Antonez led all scorers with 19 points. Joseph Keefe added another 10 for the Bulldogs who opened their 2009 / 2010 season with the impressive 21 point victory. Joey Massores scoed 10 points to lead the Otters, who dropped to 0-2 with the loss.
In the second game the Twin Valley Wildcats jumped out to a 15-2 lead, and from their cruised to a 66-42 win over the tournament hosts MSJ Mounties. The Wildcats dominated the boards, ending with a 39-20 advantage. Eighteen of those rebounds were supplied by Troy Birch (11 rebounds) and Skyler Duncan (7 rebounds.) Senior Scott Hayford, who just missed a triple-double led the way with a dozen rebounds and was lso the game's leading scorer with 29 points. He added 9 assists to an already impressive performance. It was the opening game of the season for both clubs.
Lake Monsters Update
Times are a changing for the Vermont Lake Monsters in 2010. Game times that this. The Lake Monsters 2010 season season includes new start times for its weekend home games, the New York-Penn League team announced today.