Day 1 playoff highlights

Day 1 playoff highlights


Day 1 playoff highlights



* Brad Bissonette, Champlain Valley: Cracked a two-out, RBI single in the seventh inning to complete the defending champion’s furious rally in a 5-4 win over No. 14 Middlebury.

* Shania Covey, Thetford: In helping the Panthers to the win over Twin Valley, Covey went 3-for-5 with a triple, home run and five RBIs.

* Savannah Fay, Oxbow: Racked up 25 saves to backstop Oxbow’s 10-6 Division II girls lacrosse win over Montpelier.

* Maddie Myers, Rice Memorial: Fired an 86 at Proctor-Pittsford Country Club to claim medalist honors in the Division II high school girls golf state tournament for the second straight year.

* Troy Sweet, Arlington: Went 3-for-5 with two homers and eight RBIs.

By the numbers

0: Sets lost in four-year career of Essex tennis ace David Ro.

5: Number of games CVU boys lacrosse, who advanced with 9-1 win over BFA-St. Albans, has allowed one goal or less this spring.

28: Total number of strikeouts that Fair Haven’s Matt Graziano and Bellows Falls’ Mike LaBeau combined for in Division II baseball playdown.

1991: Last time Rice Memorial softball team won a playoff game before upsetting Windsor on Tuesday.


* “Bailey McCarthy has been on the losing end of a lot of games for us, but she pitched the game of her high school career today.” — Rice coach Paul DiFalco on his team’s ace.


* The boys golf championships at Woodstock headline today’s slate of postseason action.

On the blog

* For quick-hit tournament predictions in baseball, softball and boys and girls lacrosse, visit Varsity Insider at


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