Boys’ basketball: VUHS, MUHS win; Eagles lose
ADDISON COUNTY — In boys’ basketball action in the latter part of last week, Vergennes and Middlebury both posted victories, but Mount Abraham came up short twice while seeking to break into the win column.
MUHS also beat Montpelier on Saturday.
On Wednesday, the Commodores improved to 4-0 by pulling away from visiting Montpelier in the second half in a 54-33 victory. Adam Gill tossed in 15 points to lead VUHS, and Liam Hayes andJosh Lorrain added nine points apiece. The Solons dropped to 0-3 heading into their Saturday game at MUHS.
On Thursday, MUHS defeated host Colchester, 60-44. The Tigers opened the second half with a 9-0 run to create a big lead and then cruised. Oakley Gordon (17), Austin Robinson (14) and Bobby Ritter (12) combined for 43 points for MUHS, which improved to 2-2 heading into Saturday’s home game vs. Montpelier. The Lakers dropped to 1-3.
On Wednesday, visiting Mill River rolled to a 72-27 victory over the Eagles. Tyler Willey andJoey Payea scored seven and six points, respectively, to lead Mount Abe in scoring.
On Saturday, visiting Winooski topped the Eagles, 77-41. The Spartans improved to 3-1, while Mount Abe dropped to 0-3 despite a dozen points from Tyrus Keith. The Eagles play at Randolph on Tuesday and at Fairfax on Saturday.
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