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Rangers Split Against Hazen and Danville

April 30, 2011

ORLEANS-Senior Trevor Royer blasted two homeruns including a grand slam as the Rangers cut down the Wildcats 9-3 on Saturday. Royer’s sixth inning longball finished Hazen’s chances as he collected his third hit of the day. Royer had gone yard an inning earlier. Tyler Jacobs added a pair of hits and two RBI as the Rangers put up another high scoring total. Thru four games the Rangers have scored 46 runs while amassing a 3-1 record.
The Rangers spread the pitching among four players starting with Evan Royer who did a good job.

Lake Region Tennis Goes 1-1 in Weekend Action

April 30, 2011

DERBY–After a tough 7-0 loss to Stowe on Friday afternoon, the Lake Region girls tennis team was at it again Saturday morning as they shook off the previous days matches and defeated U-32 by the score of 6-1.
Lake Region has received very strong play in the early going from Desirae Colorado and Kelly Leblanc. Leblanc returns to the number one slot this year while Colorado has been competing in the number two position for the Lady Rangers, an upgrade from number three a year ago.

North Country Wins a Close One Over Tide

April 28, 2011

BARRE– Once again it came down to the number one doubles pair for the North Country girls tennis team.
With the rain having caused a delay in the action, the decision to go to the pro set format, which is a race to 8 games, was made.
Having already won in their number 1,2, and 3 singles matches, the Falcons needed just one more win to pick up the victory over Spaulding, and the duo did not disappoint.
Rosie Wheeler and Ariana Treadwell answered the bell, played well and came out on top over Faith Ahran and Lauren Singer by the score of 8-2.

Kingdom Storm Continues to Play Well

April 28, 2011

The Kingdom Storm won the VT Lady Hoopsters Invitational in Lamoille, in the 10th/11th grade division.
This team went 3-1 in the tournament, winning a close Championship game.
The team stands 4-2 on the season, and are registered to play in tournaments in Rutland and Barre in the coming month.

Falcon Boys Blank Spaulding

April 28, 2011

NEWPORT– North Country’s boys tennis team defeated a significantly under-manned Spaulding boys tennis team at Prouty Beach on Wednesday by the score of 7-0.
It was a strong performance by the team as they managed to go the entire day without losing a set in any of the matches played. 
The Crimson Tide was able to bring only five of their ten players to the match so they chose to default first and second singles and first doubles putting them down 0-3 before the other matches got underway. 

Corrina Cota Named Athlete of the Week

April 27, 2011

Corrina Cota was name one of the Express' Athlete's of the Week. The lead off hitter for the Lady Rangers had three hits and three stolen bases in the team's season opener.

South Burlington Tops North Country 7-4

April 26, 2011

NEWPORT– 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.

Falcons Blow-out Rebels 14-0

April 26, 2011

NEWPORT– 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.

Falcons Top Lake Region in Girls Tennis

April 26, 2011

NEWPORT– 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.

Rangers pick up the "W" against Richford

April 25, 2011

RICHFORD-The Lake Region Rangers made the most of their eight hits as they used alert base running and took advantage of ten Richford walks en route to a fifteen run rule 17-2 six inning victory over the Falcons.
The Rangers were led offensively by catcher Corey Whitten and third baseman Trevor Royer, who drove in three runs each. Winning pitcher Kyle Perry, who gave up only four hits in five innings, added three hits to aid his own cause.
The Rangers held an 8-1 led going into the sixth inning when they sent 17 men to the plate scoring nine runs to put the contest on ice.

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