TOWNSHEND, Vt. – On Monday, Jan. 13, Leland & Gray boys’ varsity basketball beat Long Trail 53-44 at home. Junior Liam Towle had 21 points and 15 rebounds, and sophomore Jeremy Graves had 8 points and 9 rebounds. Their next game is Thursday, Jan. 23 on the road at Rivendell Academy in Orford, N.H. at 7 p.m.
BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – On Tuesday, Jan. 14, the Bellows Falls girls were also at home where they defeated Hartford 47-42, bringing their record to 3-4 in a three-game winning streak.
According to Coach Todd Wells, “Hartford got into a little foul trouble in the second, and we were able to capitalize on it going up 26-17 at the half. Hartford outscored us in the second half, 25-21. We could have easily held our heads down and let this one get away from us, but we kept our heads up, showed some resilience to come away with our third win in a row. Hopefully, we can keep the momentum going when we travel to Mill River on Friday.”
Taylor Goodell had her first double-double of the season: 14 points and 13 rebounds. Halle Dickerson scored 13 points.
Kennedy Mullen from Hartford scored 17 points.
On Friday, Jan. 17, the Terriers celebrated their fourth straight win in the game at Mill River, 58-29.
Wells said, “Mill River came out hot to start the game with a 9-0 run. We went on a run of our own at the end of the first quarter to go up 13-12 and never surrender the lead the rest of the way.”
Maya Waryas led the team with 14 points and 5 steals. Dickerson and Goodell had another great game as both had 12 points. Emily Bazin dominated the boards at both ends with 10 rebounds.
Coach Wells hopes to see his team keep the momentum going as they took on Mount Saint Joseph Monday.