Archive - Apr 26, 2011 - Sports Article
NEWPORTâ Despite out hitting the Rebels of South Burlington 13-5, the North Country baseball Falcons dropped a tough game on Monday 7-4.
Brian Bonvechio's crew got great pitching from Tom Blake, who went six plus innings, giving up five hits and four earned runs.
The Falcons bats were also sharp in their home opener. Taylor Miller went 3-4 and Nate Stewart was 2-4 with a clutch two run double that plated, at the time, the go ahead runs that put North Country up 4-2 in the bottom of the fourth.
NEWPORTâ North Country's softball team picked up their second win of the season on Monday, defeating South Burlington 14-0. After being pushed back two days due to weather, the Falcons finally played their home opener, and were dominant against Rebels.
"We played a great game," said Coach Leslie Dunn, "We played well both defensively and offensively."
Good games usually start great pitching, and Kayla Descheneau was no exception. The junior hurler went the distance for North Country, surrendering just two hits, while striking out nine and walking three.
NEWPORTâ North Country picked up the 4-3 win over Lake Region in the final match of day. Number 2 doubles pair Michaela Stanley and Mollie O'Keefe picked up the win in three sets, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2.
Other winners for the Falcons were Deanna Brandstetter, Martha Petzoldt, and Rhiannon Rosamillia.
Sara Gaboriault, Olivia Bernard, and the pair of Trisha Morley and Darcy Burke won their matches for Lake Region.