April 15th, 2015
RUTLAND — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ lacrosse team won its season opener on Friday, April 10, 12-7 at Rutland, after two games earlier in the week were postponed.
The Tigers’ April 14 game at BFA-St. Albans was also postponed. No makeup dates have been announced, leaving the Tigers’ next regularly scheduled game an April 28 date at Mount Mansfield.
At Rutland, the Tigers started slowly.
“We got off to a rocky start, down 0-3 in the first 5:35 of play, but settled defensively,” said Coach Kelley Higgins.
ST. ALBANS — Host BFA-St. Albans on Saturday dealt the Middlebury Union High School boys’ tennis team a 6-1 setback in the opener for both teams.
Earning the point for the Tigers was the No. 1 doubles team of Jon Fitzgerald and Ben Silver, who defeated Logan Mapes and Paul Lowe, 6-1, 6-3.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team coasted past visiting Bates on Saturday, forcing 19 turnovers in an 18-6 win. The Panthers, ranked No. 2 in NCAA Division III, improved to 10-1, 6-1 NESCAC, while the Bobcats dropped to 6-8, 2-7 NESCAC.
The Panthers remain tied with No. 1 Trinity atop the NESCAC standings. Trinity will host the Panthers on Saturday. Middlebury was set to visit third-place and ninth-ranked Hamilton (10-2, 6-2) on Wednesday.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4/10 MUHS vs. Rutland.......................... 12-7
4/14 MUHS at St. Albans....................... Ppd.
4/11 MUHS vs. Rutland.......................... 13-8
4/13 St. Albans at MUHS....................... Ppd.
MIDDLEBURY — In a Sunday duel of men’s tennis teams ranked in the top 10 in NCAA Division III, No. 6 Middlebury defeated visiting No. 2 Emory, 6-3, on the Proctor tennis courts.
The Panthers, who also defeated NESCAC foes Williams and Tufts last week, ran their winning streak to six, and improved to 14-2. They will host No. 8 Bowdoin on Saturday at 2 p.m.
ADDISON COUNTY — In recent activity in Addison Superior Court, Criminal Division, the following took place:
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police shut down Route 22A in Addison for a short time on the morning of Wednesday, April 8, after a tractor-trailer overturned.
Troopers at the New Haven barracks received a report at 9:47 that morning that a tractor-trailer had crashed on Route 22A between Gage and Whitford roads in Addison. They found that a white tractor-trailer had overturned on the lawn of a residence, and the driver — identified as Samuel McKinley, 60, of Millmont, Pa. — was not injured.
VERGENNES — After a recent West Main Street traffic stop, Vergennes police ended up arresting one New York resident and citing another on drug charges.
City police said that on Saturday they stopped a car on West Main Street for allegedly traveling 44 mph in a 30 mph zone, and smelled the odor of marijuana when they approached the vehicle. The driver and passenger declined a request to search the car, but police obtained a warrant and said they found 15.5 grams of Ecstasy, 22.5 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.