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January 28th, 2016
BRANDON — Visiting Mount St. Joseph worked two overtimes to defeat the Otter Valley Union High School boys’ basketball team on Monday, 84-82.
The 10-5 Mounties scored the final four points of regulation, including Jelani Williams’ buzzer-beating layup, and then won at the end of the second overtime on Barryn Shark’s drive with 0:05 to go.
The 3-12 Otters had led by 11 early in the third quarter and by seven early in the fourth, 53-46, before the Mounties fought back.
BRISTOL — Visiting Milton dealt the Mount Abraham Union High School boys’ basketball team a 73-44 setback on Tuesday night.
The Yellowjackets took a 19-3 lead after one period on their way to improving their record to 7-8. Ryan Menard led Milton with 17 points.
Jackson Counter paced the Eagles with 12 points, and Charlie Meyer added nine. The Eagles will look to break into the win column at Vergennes on Friday night.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s basketball team won two recent games, most importantly a home NESCAC win over Williams on Sunday.
The Panthers, winners of four straight, are 11-7 overall and 4-1 in league play, a record good enough for second place in NESCAC. They next play at Hamilton on Saturday afternoon.
MIDDLEBURY — Vergennes resident David Larrow underwent successful spinal surgery on Dec. 29, but was suddenly confronted with a new, unexpected challenge during his post-operative recovery: An aggressive bone infection. His physician told him to prepare for daily, intravenous doses of antibiotic that could not be administered in his home.
CANAJOHARIE, N.Y. — The Addison Otter Swim Team with their coach Peter Bicknell had a fantastic meet on Jan. 16 in Canajoharie, N.Y. They had many first and second placements and set many personal records.
Nathan Viera won five races, and Leah Croke and Jacob Viera won four apiece.
Team members Alexandra Fox and Bailey St. Louis participated in their first swim meet.
The results for the Otters are as follows.
• 11-12 girls 50: 4. Allison Croke, 37.38; 7. Abigail Roy, 43.05; 13. Annabelle Doucet, 51.28.
WATERVILLE, Maine — The Middlebury College ski team, highlighted by another win by women’s Nordic skier Kelsey Phinney, finished fourth at the Colby Carnival this past weekend. Dartmouth won the carnival with 921 points, followed by Vermont (917), New Hampshire (912) and the Panthers (746).
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Host Williams defeated the Middlebury College women’s basketball team on Sunday, 66-49, as the Ephs broke the game open in the third quarter.
Williams improved to 13-4, 3-3 in NESCAC play. The Panthers (10-6, 2-3 NESCAC) were set to host Castleton on Wednesday before entertaining league foe Hamilton at 3 p.m. on Saturday.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
1/26 MUHS vs. Missisquoi 8-2
1/27 MUHS vs. Northfield 4-1
1/25 MSJ vs. OV 84-82 (2 OT)
1/26 Milton vs. Mt. Abe 73-44