HINESBURG – Lucas Aube knocked down a basket and a foul shot with 15 seconds remaining in the second overtime to help Champlain Valley Union earn a 58-55 double overtime win over visiting Essex in high school boys basketball Friday night.
Scott Bissonette hit a shot at the buzzer at the end of regulation for the Redhawks (5-5) to send the game into overtime. Bissonette had nine points, all in the second half and overtime.
Aube led CVU with 21 points and 13 rebounds, and Brad Bissonette added 15 points.
Essex (5-3) was led by Tommy Carton, who had 20 points, and Tyler Warren, who chipped in 10.
* St. Johnsbury 49, Burlington 38: Host St. Johnsbury ended the game on a 17-7 run to put away Burlington and remain unbeaten.
St. Johnsbury was led by Vlad Cobzaru (22 points) and Tristan Ross (11).
Ryan Boera (12 points) and Josh Hale (11) paced Burlington (4-5).
* Mount Mansfield 42, BFA-St. Albans 35: After Mount Mansfield took a 20-4 halftime lead, BFA-St. Albans rallied but could not complete its comeback against the Cougars.
Alec Carew led a balanced scoring attack for Mount Mansfield (6-2) with eight points.
Matt Sanders had 12 points for BFA-St. Albans (4-5).
* Spaulding 66, South Burlington 44: Spaulding used a strong second half to pull away and hand South Burlington the loss.
Evan Grubb led Spaulding (6-4) with 19 points and Marcus Thornton added 16 points.
Connor Burke had 18 points for South Burlington (1-9).
* Harwood 66, Randolph 38: Three players in double figures helped fuel a decisive 20-7 run in the third quarter as Harwood took care of visiting Randolph.
Harwood (5-5) was led by Gerrit Lane (13 points), Nathaniel Kazlow (12) and Tristan Devine (12).
Randolph received a 13-point performance from Jacob Spragueand nine points from Ben Jickling.
* Lake Region 54, BFA-Fairfax 39: After leading by four at halftime, Lake Region used a strong second half to pull away from BFA-Fairfax and grab its 10th win of the season.
Drew Gallup led Lake Region (10-0) with 18 points.
Luke Rebeor and Kris Wehner had nine points apiece for BFA-Fairfax (8-3).
* Montpelier 53, Lyndon 47: Jake Smith had 24 points and eight rebounds as Montpelier defeated visiting Lyndon.
Ben Estes added 16 rebounds and Rory King had 14 points to help the Solons (3-8).
Lyndon fell to 3-6.
* Rochester 81, South Royalton 45: Pavin Parrish continued his scoring run with a 25-point effort to help Rochester beat host South Royalton.
Mike Skith added 14 points, Clay Walker and Tanner Pratt each had 12 points and Derick Gendron had 10 points for Rochester (8-1).
Ian Kinnarney had 18 points to lead South Royalton (2-5).
* Hartford 52, Fair Haven 48: Fair Haven’s Jesse Dodge scored 11 of his 13 points in the fourth quarter — including a pair of deep three-pointers — but host Hartford hung on for the win.
Nick Fucci (13 points) and Josh Claflin (11) fueled Hartford (7-5), which led wire-to-wire. Dodge and Andrew Reid (10 points) paced Fair Haven (7-3).
* Williamstown 78, Whitcomb 21: Five players reached double figures as Williamstown defeated host Whitcomb.
Hunter McLauglin led Williamstown (10-0) with 17 points and Jason Manwaring had 13 point snad 10 rebounds, Devin Duff added 11 points and 12 rebounds and Kyle Laughlin and Chris Hulbert each chipped in 10 points.
Caleb Chase had nine points for Whitcomb.
* Essex 59, Burlington 45: Host Burlington trimmed an 11-point halftime deficit to six midway through the third quarter, but could get no closer in a loss to Essex.
Kara Sheftic (19 points), Kerri Lavalette (12) and Laura Miles (10) provided scoring punch for Essex, which improved to 8-1.
Olivia Maher (14 points) and Ilona Maher (10) were the top scorers for Burlington (6-2).
* South Burlington 52, Mount Abraham 48: South Burlington and Mount Abraham traded blows throughout the game and the Rebels emerged with the win over the Eagles.
Allie Flaherty led the way with 12 points and Mary Flynn added 11 points for South Burlington (4-5). Sarah Coutre had 10 points and five rebounds, while Shannon Falherty had 10 assists and seven rebounds to help the Rebels hand Mount Abraham their first loss of the season.
Ashlie Fay had 21 points to lead Mount Abraham (8-1).
* Vergennes 49, Mount Mansfield 41: Vergennes used a 16-8 run in the third quarter to pull away from host Mount Mansfield and earn its first win of the season.
Cat Chaput had 16 points and Taylor Paquette added 15 points for Vergennes (1-7).
Lily Devereux and Rebecca Rapacz each had 11 points for Mount Mansfield (0-9).
* Colchester 43, Missisquoi 13: After a cold first half shooting, Colchester woke up in the second and grabbed a win over host Missisquoi.
Jackie Nagle led Colchester (5-4) with 11 points.
Autumn Beyor had seven points to lead Missisquoi (0-8).
* Enosburg 56, Winooski 31: Chloe Longe had 16 points as visiting Ensoburg defeated Winooski.
Emilee Bose had 13 points to help Enosburg (6-2) to the win.
Christina Dang (11 points) and Brianna Robare (10 points) led Winooski (7-3).
* Lamoille 33, Lyndon 14: Visiting Lamoille opened with a 10-2 run and held Lyndon to four first-half points to cruise to victory.
Brittney Jones, Kylie Aither and Heather Whitcomb tallied six points apiece for Lamoille (6-3). Samatha Smith (five points) and Cherree Berry (four) led Lyndon (0-7).
* Peoples 51, Stowe 29: Host Peoples carried a 29-14 lead into halftime and never looked back against winless Stowe.
Michelle Yando’s 18 points led Peoples (2-8), while teammate Marissa Benson chipped in 10 points.
Randi Garon (11 points) and Ruby Goss (seven) led Stowe (0-9).
* Hazen 48, Lake Region 45: Alyssa Whitney scored 15 points to help Hazen to a win over host Lake Region.
Renae Hall had 13 points and Jordan Manning added 11 points for Hazen (5-2).
Tyrah Urie paced Lake Region (5-1) with 11 points.