WINDSOR - It was a day of hoops and awards recently at the annual Vermont Basketball Coaches Association's Senior All - Star Games at Windsor High School. The day featured two boys' and two girls' games, featuring the top senior hoop players in the state.
In the boys' Division III-IV game, the North team dominated in a 91-69 victory over the South. Kyle Benway of Williamstown led the way for the North squad with 19 points, while Oxbow's Cody Eastman and Thetford's Jacob Osborne each pitched in with 10. For the South, the South Royalton tandem of Tyler McShinsky and Brian Falzo scored 10 and nine points respectively.
In the Division I-II boys' game, it was a much closer affair as the South won an old-fashioned shoot-out, 111-102. Rutland High School coach Mike Wood directed the squad, as the Raiders' Alex Snyder and Mike Triller helped the cause with 16 and 15 points respectively. Spaulding's Evan Tuller led the South with 17 points. For the North, Milton's Corey Chase and U-32's Ryan Shea each scored 12 points.
In the Division III-IV girls' contest, the North beat the South in a close one, hanging on for a 63-61 win. Oxbow's Tori Brill led the way for the North team with13 points, while Poultney's Kelly Festa led the south with 11 points. Green Mountain's Julie Comstock, Leland & Gray's Aly Marcucci, Windsor's Kaitlin Callahan and Twin Valley's Kylie-Blu Crawford all pitched in with six points.
In the Division I-II girls' match up, the North defeated the South 76-65, as South Burlington's Rachel Crews led the way with 15 points. South Burlington's Brook Burrington also pitched in with 13 points. For the South team, Middlebury's Nicole Brown scored 13 points while Burr & Burton's Nina Shehadi pitched in with 10.