June 30, 2011
N.H. Wins Twin State Field Hockey Game
With Champlain Valley Union’s Aubrey Deavitt and Louise Gibbs on the squad, the Vermont field hockey squad bowed to New Hampshire, 2-1, in the annual Twin State field hockey game.
The contest took place on June 24 in Keene, N.H.
South Burlington’s Ashley McDonald scored the Vermont goal. New Hampshire leads the series, 16-9-3.
NH Lax Stars Get a Scare From CVU-Led Vermont
Vermont made it close but lost, 13-10, to New Hampshire in the annual Twin State boys lacrosse game on June 25. The contest includes recently graduated all-star players.
The Granite State hoisted its series lead over Vermont to 17-2 with the win.
Champlain Valley Union head mentor Dave Trevithick coached the Vermont team with assistant Adam Bunting, and had five CVU stars on the roster.
Trailing 12-5, Vermont went on a 5-1 surge in the game’s late stages before falling short.
CVU’s Lawrence Dee had a typical game. The former Redhawk attacker collected three goals and a pair of assists. Former Redhawks’ goalie Eric Palmer had seven saves in sharing netminding duties with Hartford’s Sam Polis, who also made seven stops.
Other CVU players on the roster were Jake Marston, Jeffrey Palmer and Ben Teasdale.
CVU Softballers Nab Postseason Honors
Veteran Susan Parmalee led seven members of the Champlain Valley Union softball team with her selection to the annual All-Metro Division team.
The infielder was named to the second team infield.
Honorable mentions went to Redhawks’ Kayleigh Colbeth, Rachel Distler, Leah Leister, Cayla McCarthy, Alannah Roy and Leah Soule.
Mount Mansfield Union’s Kathy Mulligan was named Metro Coach of the Year.
Grad Challenge Spawns Softball Camp
For her grad challenge at Champlain Valley Union High School, Leah Leister will run a one-week softball camp from August 1 to August 5. Participants must be between the ages of 11 and 15, and do not need softball experience. Leister, an incoming senior and member of CVU’s softball team, will conduct the camp at the school’s softball field. The cost is $30 per player, to be paid at the first day of camp. The camp will run each evening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
CSSU Buccaneers Sign-Up Deadline Approaching
The CSSU Buccaneers youth football program is conducting sign-ups for students entering third through eighth grade. Students from Williston, St. George, Hinesburg, Shelburne, and Charlotte are eligible. The season starts August 15 and goes through November. The registration deadline is July 1 and cost $115. A limited number of scholarships are available. To sign-up, go to www.eteamz.com/CSBuccaneers. For more information, e-mail Jill Lowrey at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 238-0797.