Girls’ hoop: Eagles top VUHS, OV earns split
ADDISON COUNTY — Mount Abraham won at Vergennes to headline local high school girls’ basketball action late last week. In other games Middlebury came up short and Otter Valley split a home-and-away series.
EAGLES VS. VUHS
At VUHS on Friday the Eagles outscored the Commodores by 10-3 in the decisive third quarter to earn a hard-fought road win. Chloe Johnston (14 points), Jalen Cook (13) and Cora Funke (10) provided the offense as the 14-2 Eagles won their 13th straight and maintained their lead in Division II.
For the 7-8 Commodores, Brianna VanderWey notched 16 points and 12 rebounds, and Kate Gosliga contributed seven points and nine boards.
On Saturday North Country’s Mckenna Marsh led a balanced attack with 14 points as the 10-6 Falcons cruised past MUHS, 50-21. Ivy Doran led the Tigers with nine points.
On Thursday visiting Hartford earned a 46-31 victory over the cold-shooting Otters. Leah Pinkowski’s 18 points were a bright spot for OV. Jay Jenkins led Hartford with 17.
On Saturday at Hartford the Otters turned the tables on the Hurricanes, winning by 63-53. Livia Bernhardt poured in 24 points to spark the 5-10 Otters, a total Kennedy Mullen matched for the 3-13 Hurricanes.
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