February 18, 2019

S.D. Ireland feels the heat in New York

A loss in the heat Sunday in New York capped off a 1-4 week for the S.D. Ireland Legion baseball team.

The Williston-based team lost 6-3 to the Montreal Titans in Schenectady, N.Y.

Kyle Rivers went five innings, allowing four runs on seven hits, to take the loss, while Jacob Murphy, Lars Jensen and Tyler Skaflestad each drove in a run.

S.D. Ireland also lost to the Saratoga Stampede (10-0), Hayner Barnstomers (7-0) and Colchester Cannons (2-0). The team did earn a win over the Schenectady Indians on Friday afternoon, getting a run in the sixth inning and another in the seventh to pull away for a 2-1 victory.

Jacob Murphy got the win for S.D. Ireland, pitching six strong innings and giving up one run on three hits. Calvin Wuthrich pitched a scoreless inning of relief to get the save.

Girls lacrosse

The Vermont Lacrosse Coaches Association released its all-state high school girls teams, and Champlain Valley Union High School was well represented.

Natalie Durieux, Lydia Maitland, Bella Rieley, Teddi Simons and Ali Wainer were all named to the Division I first team, fitting honors for a group that helped lead the Redhawks to the program’s first D-I state championship game.

Fiona Love, Sara Kelley, Cate Noel and Becca Provost were all named to the D-I second team.


Vermont took on New Hampshire in the Make-A-Wish All-Star Twin State Hockey Classic on Saturday at the University of Vermont’s Gutterson Fieldhouse.

In the girls’ game, which featured CVU players Lydia Maitland and Jackie Ryan, New Hampshire earned the 4-2 win. Middlebury’s Andi Boe and Rutland’s Meghan Hamilton each had a goal for the Green Mountain State.

In the boys’ game, Vermont scored a late goal to grab a 2-1 win over New Hampshire. Woodstock’s Cullen McCarthy had the game-winner, while his teammate Steven Townley also tallied.

New Hampshire leads the boys series 17-8-1, while the win for the Granite State in the girls’ side squared the series at 9-9-3.

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