Basketball Wrap-Up: Eagle, Otter girls prevail in basketball

ADDISON COUNTY — In girls’ high school basketball action in the latter half of last week, Mount Abraham and Otter Valley won, while Middlebury and Vergennes dropped contests.
The Tigers also hosted the Commodores on Saturday; see story.
On Wednesday, Mount Abe topped visiting Milton, 54-46, to improve to 6-5.
Emma Carter scored a game-high 27 points and added six rebounds to lead the Eagle offense, while Emma LaRose chipped in seven assists and Olivia Young hauled in six rebounds.
The Eagles’ Saturday game at Missisquoi was postponed until Feb. 17.
On Thursday the Otter defense locked down host Hartford in a 33-18 victory. OV led after one period, 16-4, and held the Hurricanes to seven points in the second half. Julia Lee (12 points), Sophie Markowski (eight) and Gabriela Poalino (seven) led the attack as OV improved to 3-5.  
Results from the Otters’ Saturday game vs. Brattleboro were not available.
On Wednesday, host Colchester edged the Tigers, 40-38, on a late three-pointer. Keagan Dunbar, coming off a program record 37-point effort, scored 27 for the Tigers, who dropped to 6-3 heading into Saturday.
On Wednesday, visiting Mount Mansfield topped VUHS, 41-32, despite Xzavia Berry’s 22 points and 14 rebounds for the Commodores, who will enter Saturday at 6-4. 

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