Thetford tops Windsor in 19-18 softball slugfest

Published: 04-17-2024 4:50 PM

Modified: 04-19-2024 6:12 PM


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Softball

Thetford 19, Windsor 18

Key players: Thetford — Eiea Morgan, Paige Tremblay, Mckayla Stanley, Natalie Perry, Grace Elmer; Windsor — Mackenzie Kleefisch

Highlights: Thetford’s Eiea Morgan went 4-for-4 at the plate, walking once and reaching base five times to lead the Panthers to victory. Morgan collected three RBIs on the day. Tremblay led the Panthers with five RBIs and went 2-for-3. Stanley was the winning pitcher, allowing six earned runs, five strikeouts and 12 walks through seven innings.Perry went 2-for-4 at the plate for Thetford, and Elmer drew four walks, hit a huge double and collected four RBIs.
Windsor’s batting was on fire, scoring three runs each in the first and second inning. The Yellowjackets had seven of their starters each get at least one hit in the outing and 10 RBIs on the day for the team.

Coaches’ quotes: “We did create some errors on the day, but it was their first game and there are quite a few new girls learning new positions this year. I anticipate defense to improve, but it was a joy watching them hit.” — Thetford’s Michelle Morgan

“Pleased with our efforts for the first game of the year since we have limited time outside, like everyone else. Plenty of positives to build on today and take into our game Friday in West Rutland.” — Windsor’s Wendy Moody

Records: Thetford 1-0; Windsor 0-1

Oxbow 24, Vergennes 1

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Key players: Oxbow — Mazie Bourgeois, Anastase Bourgeois

Highlights: Mazie Bourgeois hit two home runs and drove in four in the win for the Olympians. Anastase Bourgeois struck out 14 batters on the day. The righty also allowed two hits and one run over five innings while walking none.

Records: Oxbow 1-0; Vergennes 0-1

Baseball

Rivendell 6, Twin Valley 1

Key players: Rivendell — Parker Piper, Braydan Larson, Christian Ditcheos, Bryson Morgan

Highlights: Piper pitched a complete game with 12 strikeouts, one hit and one unearned run. The hit off Piper came with two outs in the bottom of the seventh. Larson was 2-for-3, Dicheos was 2-for-2 with an RBI and Morgan 1-for-1 and two RBIs, his first varsity hit as an eighth-grader.

Coach’s quote: “Parker is one of the those players who display a great deal of grit and determination. He battled the entire game and gave everything he had on the field.” — Rivendell’s Eric Reichert

Records: Rivendell 2-0; Twin Valley 0-1

Girls Lacrosse

Hartford 15, Vergennes 12

Key players: Hartford — Audrey Rupp, Maddie Barwood, Braelyn Park, Izzy Sirois, Martha Crasper; Vergennes — Annie Default, Nell Harvey

Highlights: Audrey Rupp (six goals, two assists), Maddie Barwood (seven goals, four assists), Emma Bazin (two goals), Paisley Danaher (one assist) powered the Hurricanes to a season-opening win. Standout defense by Izzy Sirois and Martha Crasper aided the effort.

Coach’s quote: “Great first game of the season with a strong team effort against a very talented team.” — Heather Hartford

Records: Hartford Hurricanes 1-0; Vergennes 0-2

Boys Tennis

Lebanon 5, Goffstown 4

Key players: Lebanon — Nolan Arado, Will Katz, Kyle Hines, Lucas Graham

Highlights: Arado, Katz and Hines won their singles matches while the doubles teams of Arado and Katz and Hines and Graham also were victorious.

Coach’s quote: “We had a tough day with wind, snow and coming off a vacation week.” — Tammy Arado

Records: Lebanon 2-0; Goffstown 2-1