CVU players aid all-star hockey victory
Champlain Valley Union High’s Patrick Pattison scored a goal and Will Bernicke had an assists to help the Harris Conference to a 3-2 victory over the Austin Conference in the annual Essex Rotary Key Bank All-Star Hockey Classic Saturday at the Essex Skating facility. Brendan Gannon of the Metro Division champion Redhawks was also a member of the winning team.
In the girls’ game, Molly Dunphy and Courtney Barrett of the South Burlington High-CVU cooperative team were members of the Austin Conference, which bowed to the Harris combine 4-1.
Eastman, Maitland place in Nordic
Champlain Valley Union High Nordic skiers Autumn Eastman and Charlie Maitland were prominent in New England Nordic Ski Association competition last week at Mountain Top Inn near Rutland.
Eastman captured a seventh place in the 7.5-kilometer classic, which was the best showing by a Vermonter. She was also third in the girls 5K race and led a Vermont splurge of five skiers in the top 10. Maitland took ninth place in the boys 5K freestyle race.