November 1, 2014

Sports Roundup

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South Burlington next for softball

The Champlain Valley Union high school softball team is set to take on South Burlington on Thursday afternoon before playing Milton High at home on Saturday.

On May 18, the softball team snagged its third win of the season against North Country, beating it 6-3. Alanna Roy had three hits and was a vital part of a game-ending double play in the seventh inning. Claire Potter was the winning pitcher.

On May 21, the Redhawks lost on the road at Missisquoi, 3-18.

 

Girls lacrosse headed to Essex

The Champlain Valley Union High girls lacrosse team is set to head to Essex High on May 23 for one of its final three regular season games. On May 28, the team will take on Mount Mansfield at home.

On May 21, the team bowed to South Burlington 5-20. On Saturday, it played a close game against Burlington High, which ultimately defeated the Redhawks 18-14. Kate Raszka scored four goals and Brenna Gorman tallied three.

 

CVU to host girls basketball camp

Ute Otley, Champlain Valley Union High varsity girls basketball coach, will host a basketball camp for elementary and middle school players in June. The camp is intended to teach and develop the fundamentals of basketball.

The camp runs June 24-28 in two sessions: 9 a.m. to noon for girls entering fourth through sixth grades; and 1 to 4 p.m. for girls entering seventh through ninth grades. It costs $135 per player, with a $10 discount for campers who sign up before June 17. Sign-ups at the door are welcome.

The camp is a fundraiser for the CVU basketball team, and players volunteer as counselors.

Campers should wear proper clothing—t-shirts, shorts, socks and gym shoes.

Sign-up forms are available on the CVU website, www.cvuhs.org/summer-camps-at-cvu.  For more information, contact Otley at 425-6549 or [email protected]

Williston resident in world orienteering championship

Williston resident Ethan Childs, 19, has been named to the 2013 U.S. Junior World Orienteering Championship team. He is one of 12 young men and women age 20 and under selected to represent the USA this summer in the Czech Republic. The championship begins June 30, and the team will head to Europe to train in mid-June.

Childs, a University of Vermont freshman, has competed around the U.S., Canada, and Europe. This will be his third championship—he previously represented the U.S. in Poland and Slovakia, where he was the top-placing American competitor. He won the 2012 North American Championship for junior boys in the middle distance and a sweep of the sprint, middle and long distance races at the 2010 North Americans.

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