Missisquoi exploded for five goals in the second period to take a second straight win in the form of a 6-3 victory over St. Johnsbury. Hunter Mason notched a hat trick and an assist in the effort for MVU.
The winless Commodores (0-10) have a potent lineup which makes their record mind-boggling when watching them at their best. Two weeks after losing at Enosburg, VUHS was tied with Missisquoi (8-3) at 49-49 with less than three minutes to go. In the last five days, the Commodores have been in but ultimately lost games at BFA-Fairfax, BFA-St. Albans and now MVU.
BFA-St. Albans needed its standard defensive showcase against a tougher-than-advertised Vergennes Union team. The Bobwhites had difficulty scoring but never trailed in Monday’s 52-36 win over the Commodores.
ST. ALBANS – BFA-St. Albans got off to an electrifying start and held a nine-point advantage on title contender South Burlington after a quarter on Monday, but the Wolves pulled the plug and drew the shades for good measure to leave BFA in the darkness with a 69-50 final.
By Ben KaufmannCounty Courier Fresh off a trouncing of Division III Enosburg, BFA-St. Albans (2-4) is in for a very different opponent when South Burlington (6-3) comes to town tonight for a 6:30 pm tipoff. The Wolves are off to the kind of start which has them in the discussion as Division I title contenders.
Syncing with a trend across the country and across most sports, Vermont finds itself with a shrinking pool of certified officials to referee junior varsity and varsity basketball. Though not the only source of blame, an erosion in spectator behavior seems to be the most significant factor in the struggle to recruit new officials.
Photos & Story By Ben KaufmannCounty Courier ST. ALBANS – Playing up two divisions proved too tall a task for Enosburg on Friday. The Hornets traveled to St. Albans to face Division I BFA and were thoroughly dispatched 55-25.