Ricky Giroux scored the last seven points of regulation and overtime, including the game-winning floater as time expired, as Colchester outlasted Champlain Valley 48-46 in a high school boys basketball game Tuesday night.
Brady Doud paced the Lakers with 16 points and four 3s, and Marquel Webster added 10 points.
Chris Reiss scored 11 of his 19 points in the first half. Reiss also sent the game into overtime with a layup in the final 30 seconds.
* Burlington 59, Essex 46: Burlington pulled away with a 13-4 second quarter and had four players score 10-plus points as it dropped host Essex.
Shaquane Cooperwood led the Seahorses (12-1) with 14 points, while Josh Hale, Bryan Vachereau and Asmin Mostarlic chipped in with 10 apiece.
Eniz Camdzic had 14 points for the Hornets (4-9), who trailed 24-13 at the break.
* Mount Mansfield 69, Spaulding 38: Sean Springer sank six 3-pointers on his way to a 24-point effort as visiting Mount Mansfield cruised past Spaulding.
Kyle Adams added 11 points for MMU, which led 31-18 at the half and outscored Spaulding 21-2 in the third quarter.
Rice 75, South Burlington 41: A night after falling at St. Johnsbury, Rice ran past visiting South Burlington.
Ferran Lopez led Rice (8-3) with 13 points, while Kendrick Gray (12), Tommy Fitzgerald and Matt Maynard (11) also reached double figures.
South Burlington’s Bryant Hinchliffe scored 14 points.
* St. Johnsbury 84, North Country 46: Five St. Johnsbury players reached double figures and every Hilltopper scored in their rout of host North Country.
Tristen Ross (19 points), Brennan Smith (11), Josiah Kimball (11), Brendan O’Shea (11, seven assists) and Vlad Cobzaru (10) led the way for St. Johnsbury (10-2), which led 48-19 at halftime.
Rejean Roberge paced the Falcons (4-8) with 14 points. Connor Hogan added 10.
* Colchester 42, Mount Mansfield 26: Jackie Nagle’s 15 points powered Colchester to its sixth straight win.
Colby Knight led MMU with seven points and nine rebounds.
* South Burlington 43, Middlebury 20: Host South Burlington outscored Middlebury 25-4 in the middle quarters to snag the win.
Sage Barton put up 12 points and seven rebounds and Sam Barrett and Taylor Glyod each scored eight points for the Rebels.
* Winooski 40 Northfield 17: Amanda Nattress tallied 17 points as Winooski used a 16-3 first-half lead to get past host Northfield.
Christina Dang added 10 points for Winooski.
* Thetford 64, Harwood 26: Michaela Pomeroy totaled 19 points and Thetford led 22-3 after the first quarter en route to a win at Harwood.
Ella Chapman added a dozen points for Thetford (14-1), which also carried a 33-12 advantage into halftime.
Caitlyn Marino scored 9 points for Harwood (6-7).
* Hazen 40, Danville 37 (OT): Danville’s Miranda Buck hit two free throws with 15 seconds left to force overtime, but Becca Whipple’s overtime 3-pointer put host Hazen ahead for good in the Wildcats’ win.
Hazen (7-5) led by four with two minutes to go before the Indians (6-7) made a late charge. Tyler Wright led the Wildcats with 12 points, while Jordan Manning put in 11 and Whipple added 10.
Miranda and Brittany Buck each had 10 points apiece for Danville.
Milton 45, Missisquoi 30: Host Milton got double-doubles from Selena Patterson and Paige Johnson, and also used a 19 of 26 effort from the foul line to pull away from Missisquoi.
Patterson totaled 14 points and 13 rebounds and Johnson added 12 points and 12 rebounds for Milton (8-4), which led MVU 16-15 at the half.
MVU’s Meghan Leadbetter and Sadie Reynolds each scored nine points.
Lake Region 54, Stowe 48: Tyrah Urie dialed up 22 points and Lake Region made 17 of 21 foul shots in the win over host Stowe.
Stowe’s Emma Buoanno had 13 points and Bailey Sherwin tossed in 11.
Vergennes 10: Ashlie Fay put in 18 points and visiting Mount Abraham rolled over Vergennes.
Meghan Livingston added 11 points for Mount Abraham.
* Lyndon 38, Lamoille 26: Sam Smith tallied 11 points and Madlyn Sanborn picked up 10 points and 11 rebounds to pace Lyndon past visiting Lamoille.
Katelin Collins scored 14 points for Lamoille.
* Enosburg 61, BFA-Fairfax 37: Emilee Bose racked up 19 points and 15 rebounds as Enosburg used a fast start to send BFA-Fairfax home with a loss.
Kathryn Wright and Josie Curtis each scored 11 points for Enosburg (11-20.
Chace Carpenter had 17 points, production that included four 3-pointers, as Fairfax fell to 7-5.