H.S. basketball playdowns: No. 13 MAU shocks Rebels

H.S. basketball playdowns: No. 13 MAU shocks Rebels


H.S. basketball playdowns: No. 13 MAU shocks Rebels



In the upset of the night, No. 13 Mount Anthony topped fourth-seeded South Burlington on the road, 53-36, in the high school girls basketball playdowns.

Makayla Farrara led the Patriots (7-14) with 11 points and Kate Goodell dropped in nine points. Mount Anthony held a one-point lead at half, but blew open the game in the second half.

South Burlington (13-8) was led by Mary Flynn with 10 points, but the team had a tough shooting night overall. Free-throw shooting doomed the Rebels, who missed 16 attempts.

* (8) BFA-St. Albans 45, (9) Burr and Burton 36: Eva Clark led host BFA-St. Albans in the scoring department with 10 points in a win over Burr and Burton.

Lauren Larose chipped in with nine points as BFA-St. Albans (12-9) pulled away late in the fourth quarter with a 17-10 run.

Burr and Burton (10-11) was paced by Hannah Nicholson with 10 points.

* (7) Rutland 31, (10) Brattleboro 20: Rutland struggled with its offense, but put the clamps on Brattleboro defensively to advance to the Division I quarterfinals.

Kaitlyn Delong led the Rutland (13-8) with 12 points and Logan Boyle added six.

Taylor Bird had seven points for Brattleboro (8-13).

Division II

* (3) BFA-Fairfax 53, (14) Vergennes 26: Chace Carpenter found her shooting touch with 25 points as BFA-Fairfax handled visiting Vergennes.

Meghan Bochanski helped out the Bullets (19-2) with 12 points and its tough defense held Vergennes (4-17) to 10 points in the second half.

* (5)
Lake Region 51, (12) Springfield 48: Drew Neal’s 18 points helped Lake Region pull away from visiting Springfield.

Lake Region’s ten-point lead after three quarters provided enough of a cushion for the rest of the away as Tyrah Urie also chipped in with seven points for the Rangers (17-4).

Chelsea McAllister posted a game-high 24 points for Springfield while hitting seven-of-eight free throws for the Cosmos (9-12).

* (6) Fair Haven 36, (11) Otter Valley 20: Bethany Lanfear had 10 points to help Fair Haven to a win over visiting Otter Valley.

Lindsey Marcy and Alexis Ellis each added six points for Fair Haven (16-5).

Jessica Frazier had 10 points to lead Otter Valley, who end the year at 10-11.

* (1) Mount Abraham 60, (16) Missisquoi 17: Meg Livingston compiled 14 points as host Mount Abraham handled Missisquoi.

Ashlie Fay (12 points) and Isabel Brennan (10 points) also reached double-figures for Mount Abraham, which climbs to 20-1.

Missisquoi falls to 3-18.

Division III

* (3) Thetford 51, (14) Northfield 30: Shayann Josler paced Thetford in a win over visiting Northfield to advance to the Division III quarterfinals.

Josler scored 21 points and added nine assists for Thetford (16-5). Michaela Pomeroy contributed 14 points.

Meghan McMullen and Anne White each had eight points for Northfield (6-15).

* (6) Enosburg 56, (11) Oxbow 44: McKenzie Gleason tossed in 22 points for Enosburg who took down visiting Oxbow.

Chloe Longe posted 12 points for the Hornets (14-6) and Heather Mercy opened the game with back-to-back three-pointers to get the scoring started.

Mikayla Hodge pumped in 18 points for the Olympians who dropped to 7-14.

* (7) Green Mountain 48, (10) Windsor 45: Madi Huntley scored 21 points and Green Mountain came back from a halftime deficit to beat visiting Windsor.

Green Mountain (13-8) was able to make their move late in the game to seal the win. Leslie Rogers (nine points) was fouled on her way to the hoop with 34.3 seconds to go and nailed both free throws to clinch Green Mountain’s victory.

Windsor (8-13) was led by Nikki Kibling who collected 18 points.

Division IV

* (8) Mount St. Joseph 55, (9) Blue Mountain 32: Monica Schmelzenbach scored 18 points and Claire Schmelzenbach added 13 to help Mount St. Joseph get the win over Blue Mountain.

Claire Schmelzenbach also had 12 rebounds and eight steals. Megan Eaton added 10 points and Alex Reedy contributed nine points, nine rebounds and four blocked shots for MSJ (10-10).

Jordan Farquharson and Joanne Hebert led Blue Mountain (9-12) with eight points each.

* (2) West Rutland 59, (15) Rochester 31: Brooke Raiche had 21 points to lead West Rutland into the quarterfinals with a win over Rochester.

Mikayla Dambrackas added 18 points for West Rutland (20-1) and Taylor Raiche added 11.

Phoebe Parrish had 15 points for Rochester, who end their season with a record of 6-15.


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