by Ken Brown
Craftsbury Bowlers Capture Second Straight Runner-up
BARRE- The Craftsbury Academy (CA) bowling team finished second overall in their fourth competition of the season at Twin City Lanes over the weekend.
The Chargers qualified second and squared off against tournament host Twinfield-Cabot in the opening round, who qualified third. CA swept the Trojans in the opening round, 124-78 and 144-83. Top seeded Essex was too much to handle in the championship round, sweeping the Chargers in a tight match, 162-145 and 171-149. The Chargers were led by homeschooler Jason Brown’s high game of 191. Will Patnoe had another strong day as well for CA, with the senior’s high game coming in at 180. CA is hosting their first competition of the season this Saturday at Missisquoi Lanes. It is their Senior Day and the competition will start at 10 a.m.
Hall Third Overall for Hilltoppers
WILLISTON – Hazen Union’s Lydia Hall helped lead the St. Johnsbury Academy (SJA) gymnastics team to a first place finish over South Burlington and Burlington-Colchester over the weekend at the Green Mountain Training Center, improving to 4-1 on the season.
Hall finished third in the overall competition, capturing a runner-up finish on the vault and third in the beam event. Hazen Union’s Emily Mouller also competes with Hall on the Hilltoppers as independent gymnasts for head coach Beverly McCarthy. SJA’s Lydia Ruggles took home first place honors in the overall and remained undefeated on the season.