Katie Lincoln pumped in 25 points while her teammates played shutdown defense, all of which lead to West Rutland thrashing the Black River Presidents 68-17 last Frdisay in West Rutland, in girls high school basketball action. Sierra Pease contributed 19 points to the massacre while Brooke Griswold added another 13 for West Rutland, who improved to 6-3 with the win. Angie Valente had six points to pace the visiting Presidents.
In other girls action last Friday the Mount Saint Joseph Mounties almost pulled off an upset, falling just three points short and losing to the Proctor Phantoms 38-35. Alex Reedy led the Mounties in their upset bid with a double-double. Reedy grabbed 13 rebounds and scored a game high 11 points. MSJ fell to 1-8 on the year. Jenn Connell and Carissa Elrick led Proctor with nine points each
Things weren't so close in Chester. Emma Lisle turned I a double-double of her own as her Green Mountain Chieftains made short work of the visiting Poultney Blue Devils with an impressive 54-20 win. Lisle poured in 20 points and hauled down 15 rebounds for Green Mountain, who improved to 8-2 with the win. Ali Jones scored 10 points for the Blue Devils, who fell to 3-6 on the year.
In North Clarendon Rebecca Day scored 21 points to lead her Mill River Minutemen to a 56-39 win over the visiting Woodstock Wasps. Makayla Stone added another for the Minutemen, who improved to 4-6 with the win. Tiana Barcomb led Woodstock with 11 points, followed closely by Cheryl Poretto with 10.
In Fair Haven he Slaters had little trouble with the visiting Bellows Falls Terriers, easily routing their guests 61-15. Fair Haven's balanced attack was led by .Kala MacKenzie with 14 points. She was followed closely by Devyn Reed and Valerie Sawin with 13 and 11 respectively. Caleigh Jones did her work on the boards, pulling down 13 rebounds for Fair Haven, who improved to 7-3 with the easy win. Sarah Dumont led the Terriers with seven points.
Green Mountain Routs CSJ
In Poultney last Friday night the Green Mountain Chieftans jumped out to a 31-14 halftime, and rolled from there to an easy 67-30 win over the visiting College of Saint Joseph. Emma Brinley had an amazing game for the victorious Chieftans with 17 points, 19 rebounds and 4 blocked shots. Chelsea Paul added 16 points to the lopsided win. Green Mountain improved to 5-3 with the win. Freshman forward Brittney Garrow turned in a double-double for CSJ with 17 points and 11 rebounds. The loss keeps CSJ winless at 0-8.
Peoples Academy over Mounties
In high school boys hockey action last Saturday, in Morrisville, Chris Hinrichs scored two goals and added a pair of assists to lead Peoples Academy to a 7-1 rout of the visiting Mount Saint Joseph Mounties. Alex Bousquet matched Hinrich's two goals, while Wes Thompson, Ben Andrews and Alex Vilord each struck once for the 2-7 Wolves. The game could have been much closer had it not been for the efforts of Nate Allaire, who posted 22 saves. Casey Gravelle scored MSJ's lone goal and their goalie Colton Aines turned in a strong 29 shots