Girls’ hoop: Mount Abe, VUHS prevail
ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school girls’ basketball play earlier this week, Mount Abraham and Vergennes picked up home wins, while Middlebury lost on the road. Otter Valley’s Tuesday road game at Windsor was postponed; no makeup date was immediately announced. The Otters are 4-6.
On Monday the Commodores cruised past visiting Winooski, 54-31. VUHS broke open the game by outscoring the 3-10 Spartans by 16-4 in the second quarter.
The 6-5 Commodores relied on a balanced attack paced by Kate Gosliga (eight points), Sophie Hatch and Brianna VanDerWay (seven apiece). Kiara Mack had 10 points for Division III Winooski.
The Commodores were unofficially in 10th place in D-II heading into a Wednesday game scheduled at Mt. Mansfield that was played after the deadline for the sports section.
Mount Abe retained first place in D-II by easing past visiting D-I foe North Country on Monday, 48-27. Jalen Cook scored 15 points for the 10-2 Eagles, Chloe Johnston totaled 13 points and six steals, and Cora Funke contributed eight points and seven boards. Marsh McKenna scored 12 points for the 6-6 Falcons.
The Eagles were set to go after their 10th straight win at Milton on Wednesday after this section went to press.
Host Colchester (2-10) knocked off MUHS, 54-28, on Monday. The Lakers pulled away by outscoring the Tigers by 16-2 in the third quarter. Jess Lequarre led the Lakers with 13 points, and Annie Andrus paced MUHS with 10.
The Tigers were hoping for their first win in a game scheduled to be played at Missisquoi on Wednesday evening.
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