July 6, 2015

Four Redhawks earn softball kudos

Postseason honors are in for softball and four from Champlaijn Valley Union High were honored in the Metro Division coaches’ all- star selections.

Honorable mentions went to CVU’s Elizabeth Boutin, Natalie Gagnon, Browen Hopwood and Claire Potter.

—Mal Boright, Observer correspondent

Four lax champs are All-Division

Boys high school Division 1 lacrosse coaches named four members of the champion Champlain Valley Union High squad to its first and second all-star teams.

The Redhawks’ lone first team selection was veteran senior midfielder Elliott Mitchell.

Senior defenders Pat McCue and Sam Wilkins were named to the second team, along with junior attacker Matt Palmer, who scored the winning goal in the championship victory over Middlebury Union as part of a solid season.

The coaches did not name a third team or list honorable mentions.

—Mal Boright, Observer correspondent

CVU stars in Vt.-N.H. field hockey OT game

The annual Vermont-New Hampshire Twin State field hockey contest went into overtime Friday night before the Granite State girls scored the winning goal in a 4-3 win.

The game, featuring recently graduated seniors, was played at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H.

On the Vermont team from Division 1 state championship finalist Champlain Valley Union High were Kathryn Asch, Sami Harvey and Lily Schmoker.

—Mal Boright, Observer correspondent

Eight from CVU baseball are honored

Champlain Valley Union High’s standout 18-2 season resulted in seven players and head coach Tim Albertson gaining All-Metro honors from the coaches.

Albertson, after leading the Redhawks to the Division 1 championship game, was named the Metro’s Co-Coach of the Year, along with Milton High’s John Learned.

CVU’s pitcher-shortstop-slugger Rayne Supple, a senior, was chosen the Division’s Player of the Year.

On the Metro All-Star first team are first baseman Shea Ireland, center fielder Deagan Poland and pitcher Will Potter.

Sam Mikell, a junior, was named a second team pitcher. Senior catcher Dan Poodiack and designated hitter-first baseman Landon Carpenter are honorable mentions. Both are seniors.

—Mal Boright,
Observer correspondent