July 21, 2018

Former CVU stars appear in Twin State contests

Several Champlain Valley Union High graduated senior athletes made their presence felt this past weekend in a slew of all-star contests.

Two prominent members of the Division 1 boys lacrosse runner-up squad, midfielder Nick Hart and defenseman Cully Millikin, were on the Vermont squad that bowed 18-7 to its New Hampshire counterparts Saturday in Hanover, N.H.

Hart was a scoring pacesetter for the Green Mountain team, knocking in two goals.

In the girls lacrosse contest, also in Hanover, Erika Gobeille tallied for the Vermont stars in a 22-5 defeat by the Granite Staters.

New Hampshire’s boys hockey stars outlasted Vermont 3-1 in the annual Make-A-Wish Senior All-Star Classic Saturday at the University of Vermont’s Gutterson Fieldhouse. CVU’s Sam Parent was on the Vermont squad.

Sunday, at St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Kelsey Jensen set up Vermont’s second goal by teammate Grace O’Neil of Essex High in a 2-0 victory over New Hampshire in the 27th Annual Twin State Field Hockey Classic.

Vermont has a 5-4-1 advantage over the past 10 years while trailing overall, 15-9-3.

New Hampshire’s girls track and field stars rolled past Vermont 97-69 Saturday in Hanover. Haleigh Smith was a member of the Maple Syrup State team.

In North-South baseball Saturday at Colchester High, outfielder Alec Zullo was on the North squad that split a twin bill with the South, winning 5-4 and then bowing 9-4. CVU coach Tim Albertson was part of the North coaching staff.

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