May 13th, 2015
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s and women’s tennis teams both advanced in their respective NCAA tournaments this past weekend.
The men’s tennis team on Sunday defeated Bowdoin, 5-3, in an NCAA Division III Regional final, earning a berth in a quarterfinal match next week.
The 20-3 Panthers will meet No. 7 Trinity (Texas) in an Elite Eight matchup to be played on Monday in Mason, Ohio. They have reached the NCAA quarterfinal round in 12 of the past 13 years, winning titles twice. The Polar Bears finished their season at 15-6.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team defeated visiting MIT on Sunday, 19-9, in a second-round NCAA Division III game and thus advanced to an NCAA Regional this weekend that will be hosted by Gettysburg in Pennsylvania.
On Saturday at 2:30 p.m. the Panthers will meet NESCAC foe Hamilton (12-5), while host Gettysburg (16-3) and York (14-5) will square off at 11:30 a.m. The winners will meet on Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school boys’ lacrosse action earlier this week, Vergennes earned a dramatic, two-day Division II victory over Otter Valley, and South Burlington edged Middlebury in a battle of D-I heavyweights.
Lightning and rain forced Monday’s game in Bristol between Mount Abraham and U-32 to be postponed. It was rescheduled for May 26.
Mount Abe was set to play at Montpelier on Wednesday before hosting Burlington at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
VUHS VS. OV
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5/11 Essex at MUHS............................. Ppd.
5/13 MUHS vs. Burlington.................... 12-11
5/11 U-32 at Mt. Abe................... Ppd. to 5/26
5/12 VUHS vs. OV........................... 7-6 (OT)
ADDISON COUNTY — On May 11 Vermont State Police looked into a complaint from Panton.
Troopers report that Othoniel Deceano Bravo, 28, of Panton punched a co-worker the previous morning, and that the victim was treated for his injuries at Porter Hospital and released.
Police cited Deceano Bravo for aggravated assault.
In other recent activity, state police:
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Bonny Sullivan, 59, of Middlebury for driving under the influence (second offense) after she allegedly drove off Seminary Street Extension and down an embankment on May 5.
Police said they measured Sullivan’s blood-alcohol content at 0.13 percent. The legal limit for driving is 0.08.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
VERGENNES — Vergennes police arrested a New York resident for driving under the influence of alcohol, test refusal, and resisting arrest early in the morning on May 8, and also took a passenger in the car for alcohol detoxification.
Police stopped a car on West Main Street that they said was weaving and varying speed, and said the driver, Lindsey Moore, 26, of Saratoga, N.Y., failed roadside sobriety testing. Police allege she then refused official DUI testing, refused to come to the city police station, and began fighting with police officers.