Local Hoops Action

In local hoop action, the Burr & Burton Academy girls' basketball team is showing early on why they are defending state champs, after slamming the Bellows Falls Terriers, 72-9, on their home floor in Manchester.

Jenna Hoffman led the way for the Lady Bulldogs with 20 points, while Kory Kingsley pitched in with 10 points and Logan Kavanaugh added eight.

With the win the Bulldogs are off to a quick 2-0 start as they defend their state title.


In Springfield, the Lady Cosmos hoop squad could not overcome a tough Oxbow team, dropping a 51-24 contest to the Olympians.

Despite the loss, Springfield made some good stops on defense, but could not get enough offense going to stay with Oxbow in the second half.

Amanda Aberle and Taylor Thomas each scored eight points for Springfield, while Erin Clark led the way for the Olympians with 21 points.


The Leland & Gray girls hoop team recently had a tough time in Wilmington, falling to Twin Valley, 71-28.

The Lady Wildcats simply had too much fire-power on this night with five players scoring in double-figures, led by the all-around play of Devin Spirka with 22 points, eight rebounds, 10 assists and eight steals.

Bethan Johnson led the Lady Rebels with nine points while Aly Marcucci pitched in with seven.

The Brattleboro Lady Colonels hoop team recently traveled to Windsor, knocking off the Lady Yellow Jackets, 56-42.

Kelsey Guarino led the way for Brattleboro with 14 points while Moriah Norcier pitched in with 12.

Morgahan Farnsworth led the Lady Jacks with 21 points, 12 rebounds and nine blocked shots.


The Burr & Burton boy's team recently notched a big come back win at Woodstock, outscoring the Yellow Jackets 20-8 in the fourth quarter to pull out a 50-37 win.

Despite the Woodstock defense holding BBA leading scorer Chris Antonez to seven points, Shane Quintana and Joseph Keefe stepped up with 10 points each in the win.

Sam Stockwell led the way for the Yellow Jackets with 10 points, while Colin Hagenbarth pitched in with seven points.

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