Local Roundup: Oxbow defeats Montpelier in girls hoops

Natalee Spear

Natalee Spear

Peyton Sargent

Peyton Sargent —Tris Wykes

Published: 02-20-2024 5:18 PM

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GIRLS BASKETBALL

Oxbow 42, Montpelier 34

Key players: Oxbow — Braylee Phelps, Anastase Bourgeois, Natalee Spear; Montpelier — Iris Toohey

Highlights: It was a tough game and very close throughout. Braylee Phelps paced Oxbow with 16 points and Anastase Bourgeois added eight. Natalee Spear played very good defense on Montpelier’s Ireland Donahue, Spear held their leading scorer to just seven points.

Coach’s quote: “This was a good win for us going down the stretch. They beat us earlier in the season, so it feels good to see the progress.” — Oxbow’s Barry Emerson

Records: Oxbow 10-9; Montpelier 8-11

BOYS BASKETBALL

Lebanon 58, Bishop Brady 45

Key players: Lebanon — Nick Brill, Declan Brandis (11 points each); Talan Patkul, Will Katz (eight points each); Bishop Brady — Ryan Casey (22 points), Alex Pelletier (nine points)

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Highlights: Eight different players scored for Lebanon, including five players hitting 3-pointers, in their regular-season finale.

Coach’s quote: “We passed really well tonight, and we were looking for the open person. We did a good job of making plays for each others. ” — Lebanon’s Blendon Salls

Records: Lebanon 6-12; Bishop Brady 0-16

BOYS HOCKEY

Lebanon 3, Timberlane 2

Key players: Lebanon — Benjamin Benes has responded very well to being moved to defense the last few games.

Highlights: Tyler Christian started the scoring, unassisted. The highlights were goals from Jayden Montebianchi (from Benes and Peyton Sargent) from Daniel Calderon Rios.

Coach’s quote: “Timberlane’s goalie was fantastic. Jayden and Peyton took advantage of their opportunities for us and, boy, did we need it.” — Lebanon’s Dean Cashman

Records: Lebanon 11-5 league, 13-5 overall ; Timberlane 1-15 league