Good Morning! With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harrington.
Just a heads up for you! I will not blog tomorrow or Sunday as I will be taking some time of to ring in the New Year with family, as well as spending time on the road broadcasting college hockey. I would like this time to wish you all a very Happy New Year and thank you so much for your support this year. Border Country Sports is growing every day....and that is because of you all.
Westside Wins at Otter Valley
Otter Valley stayed close to West Rutland at the House of Noise for most of the night, but a late run allowed the Golden Horde to pull away for a 47-30 victory in SVL girls basketball. The Golden Horde have now won four straight.
Westside led by only a 24-22 margin in the third quarter, but an 8-0 run extended their lead to 10 heading to the fourth. That was the only stretch the Golden Horde needed to keep the Otters at arm's length.
Peyton Guay led West Rutland with 16 points. Arianna Coombs added 10 points and Anna Cyr six.
Otter Valley got 13 points from Alice Keith.
West Rutland is ow 5-1 on the season. Otter Valley is 3-4.
Fair Haven Has Success at Green Mountain Meet
The Fair Haven indoor track team competed yesterday at the Green Mountain Meet at the University of Vermont in Burlington. The Slater boys and girls both enjoyed a great deal of success at the event.
Luke Williams placed 10th in the 55 meters with a time of 7.27. Patrick Stone was 25th. Williams was second in the long jump with a score of 5.80 meters.
Nathaniel Young placed 13th in the shot put. Stone was 14th.
On the girls side Alexandra Williams finished second in the 55 meters with a time of 7.84. Olivia Almeida was sixth with a mark of 8.16.
Williams placed third in the 300 meters in 45.46 seconds.
Isabella Carrara placed ninth in the 600 meters with a 1:59:24.
Fair Haven’s Ava Shull was sixth in the 1000 meters with a time of 3:39.88.
In the girls 4x200 relay Almeida, Carrara, Alexandra Williams and Ella Kuehn placed third. The Slaters’ 4x400 team of Almeida, Carrara, Shull and Alexandra Williams was also third.
Vivian Ladabouche placed 16th in the shot put.
Aunnika Brannock was 19th in the long jump.
For more scores from last night go to the Border Country Sports Scorestream Scoreboard: https://www.bordercountrysports.com/scores
With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harrington.