Sports Notes (5/28/09)

May 28, 2009

CVU tennis teams look for strong finish

The Champlain Valley Union High girls tennis team continued its undefeated rush to the postseason, while the once-beaten boys also ruled the day Tuesday in the first of two consecutive days of competition in the final week of the regular campaign.

Both teams were scheduled to play Rice Memorial High after press deadline on Wednesday to wrap up pre-playoff action.

The girls scored a 7-0 victory at Colchester High Tuesday. Cassie Smith, Kylie deGroot, Anna Clare Smith, Abby Stoner and Colleen McCarthy won individual matches, while the teams of Christina Parker-Molly Ziegler and Kate Farley-Catherine Akin conquered the doubles competition.

At their Davis Park home courts in Shelburne, the boys also scored a 7-0 victory over the Lakers. Singles triumphs went to David Hilderbrand, Marc Vecchio, Tabor deGroot, Jameson Voll and Liam Kelley. Doubles wins were by Will Hurd-Corey Dawson and Will Hall-Bennett Hadley.

Redhawks golfers place second in Williston

With district and state tournaments on the horizon, the Champlain Valley Union High golf team took second place Tuesday in a four-team competition at Williston Golf Club.

The Redhawks’ Jack Tomashot fired a 73 to tie for medalist honors with Mount Mansfield Union’s Colin O’Brien and Colchester High’s Geoff Lockerby.

CVU’s Andre Bedard finished one stroke back with a 74. Eric Robinson came in with an 80, followed by Billy Wilson with an 85 and Alex Socinski, who shot a 92.

Mount Mansfield won the team title with 300, followed by CVU’s 312. Third place Colchester had a 327 and fourth place Vergennes Union a 494.