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May 3rd, 2015
MIDDLEBURY — When the drama finally ended in Thursday’s high school softball game, visiting Mount Abraham had prevailed over Middlebury, 8-5, thanks first to a game-tying two-run rally in the top of the seventh inning and then a game-winning three-run rally in the top of the 10th.
ADDISON COUNTY — Mount Abraham blanked host Middlebury to highlight local high school baseball action late last week. In other games, the Eagles, Vergennes and Otter Valley all dropped road contests.
On Thursday, the Eagles rode Mike Jerome’s complete-game one-hitter past the host Tigers, 5-0.
ADDISON COUNTY — In high school softball action late last week, Mount Abraham won, Otter Valley split two very different games, and Vergennes came up short on the road.
On Saturday, the Eagles defeated host St. Johnsbury, 4-1, as Rachel McCormick tossed a complete-game two-hitter, striking out five. Mount Abe improved to 4-2 with the win at Division I St. J (3-3).
The Eagles also played at Middlebury on Thursday, winning in extra innings; see story.
ADDISON COUNTY — In high school lacrosse action in the latter half of last week, the Middlebury girls and the Mount Abraham boys earned wins, the MUHS boys split two games, the Vergennes boys suffered their first losses, and the Otter Valley boys came up short twice.
ADDISON COUNTY — In Middlebury Union High School tennis in the latter half of last week, the Tiger boys broke through for their first win of the spring, while the Tiger girls dropped their first match, but still won three out of four.
On Friday, the MUHS boys nipped visiting Montpelier, 4-3, winning two singles and both doubles matches. Many individual matches were tightly contested.
• At No. 1 singles, Tyler Cain, Mont., defeated Bo Tran, Midd., 6-4, 7-5.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5/1 MUHS vs. Essex.............................. 13-8
4/29 CVU vs. MUHS............................. 13-10
4/29 GMVS vs. OV................................. 11-4
4/30 Milton vs. VUHS............................. 10-9
STARKSBORO — The meeting this Saturday morning to reconsider the spending plan for Starksboro’s Robinson Elementary School will be held in the Mount Abraham Union High School auditorium in an effort to accommodate as many voters as possible.
“We didn’t want to have the remotest possibility that we’d overwhelm the space at Robinson,” said Starksboro School Board chair Louis duPont. “It’s better to have a bigger room.”