By Sheri Duff
CVU’s Eastman breaks record in 800 meter race
Senior earns outstanding track athlete honors
After participating on the wining 4×800 relay team and the finishing the individual 1,500 in first, Champlain Valley Union (CVU) senior Autumn Eastman still had enough gas in the tank to break the individual girls 800 meet record at the 42nd annual Burlington Invitational Track & Field event Saturday, May 10 in Burlington. Her finish time of two minutes and 16.21 seconds made Eastman the D-I record holder in the 800 and broke the 22-year-old mark. The combined boys and girls CVU track & field teams finished in third place overall.
The following are the results of Burlington Invitational Top 5 girls and boys. Girls: 100 meters: 4. Haliana Burhans, CVU 13.25. Freshman 100 (non-scoring): 2. Lauren Johnson, 14.43; 5. Laura Gerry, 14.79. 800: 1. Autumn Eastman, 2:16.21*; 3. Leah Berger, 2:27.83; 1,500: 1. Autumn Eastman, 4:46.65; 5. Leah Berger, 4:58.42. Freshman 1,500 (non-scoring): 5. Julie Sulva, 5:33.82. 3,000: 4. Sophia Gorman, 10:53.64. 4×400: 1. Champlain Valley (Burhans, Eastman, Otley, Berger) 4:15.77. 4×800: 1. Champlain Valley (Eastman, Berger, Gorman, Higgins) 9:45.37. Pole vault: 2. Emily Geske, 9-8; Alison Kahn, 8-8. High jump: 5. Maddie Tieso, 4-6. Javelin: 1.Brianna Hake, 118-2. Boys: 3,000: 3. Zach Marshall, 9:19.67; 4×100: 3. Champlain Valley 46.20. 4×800: 2. Champlain Valley 8:27.56. Shot put: 5. Richard Tegatz, 40-7. Discus: 4. Richard Tegatz, 114-8. Javelin: 1.Russell Fox, 153. *Meet record
CVU lax team hands Rebels first defeat
The Redhawks avenged an earlier loss to South Burlington with an 11-6 win over the Rebels on Friday, May 9. Matt Palmer scored three goals, Elliott Mitchell contributed two and an assist, while Griffin DiParlo scored twice. Nevin DiParlo added a goal and two assists, Dylan Schaefer scored a goal and two assists, while Hoyt McCuin and Zack Evans both tallied. CVU’s Owen Hudson made nine stops to secure the win.
Rebels down Redhawks, beat MMU
On Saturday South Burlington defeated Champlain Valley 4-3 in high school boys tennis action in Shelburne. The results are as follows: Singles: Gabe Katz, SB def. George Lomas, C 2-6, 6-1, 10-4; Matt Jenkins, SB def. Skylar Golann, C 6-2, 6-2; Jack Graham, SB def. Joey O’Brien, C 6-2, 6-3; Nathan Comai, C def. Eli Rachln, SB 4-6, 6-2, 10-6; Louis Daub, C def. Dimitry Lauba, SB 7-5, 6-3. Doubles: David Huber/Stephen Asch, C def. David Kunin/Ben PRice, SB 7-6 (7-4), 1-6, 10-8; David Manitsky/Phil Nerber, SB def. Ryan Schneiderman/Justin Hameline, C 6-2, 7-6 (8-6). Two days earlier the boys tennis team beat MMU 6-1. The results are as follows: Singles: George Lomas, C defs Matt Ellison, M 6-0, 6-1; Joey O’Brien, C def. Bran Adair, M 6-3, 6-3; Nathan Comai, C def. Matt Blow, M 6-7 (7-2), 6-4, 10-6; Louis Daub, C def. Erik Antonowacci, M 6-1, 7-5; Ryan Schneiderman, C def. Eli Frank, M 6-2, 6-1. Doubles: David Huber/Stephen Asch, C def. Liam Jennings/Ben Hallman, M 7-5, 1-6, 10-3; Colby Antonacci/Billy Bruce, M def. Ben Hyams/Will Walker, C 7-6 (7-4), 6-4.
Lakers drown Redhawks
Colchester grabbed a 13-6 softball win over Champlain Valley Saturday afternoon at home. Redhawk Meghan Folsom hit a double and a single, while Claire Potter and Miranda Poulos had two hits apiece.
Baseball team bounces back from defeat
Champlain Valley’s six-run fourth inning lead the Redhawks over the Lakers 21-4 Saturday afternoon in Colchester. Will Potter blasted two doubles and earned the win while Deagan Poland had three hits. Last Thursday the Green Knights defeated the Redhawks 6-2 in high school baseball action. Rayne Supple took the loss, allowing three runs over five innings. Sam Mikell had an RBI singl for the 8-2 Redhawks.
Girls lacrosse team loses two
Essex cruised past Champlain Valley 15-5 in girls lacrosse on Saturday at home. Emma Owens led the Redhawks with two goals while Thea Weiss, Sarah Long, and Annie Keen added a goal apiece. Bailee Pudvar stopped 10 shots. Champlain Valley could not stop the Tigers in high school lacrosse action on Wednesday, May 7. Although CVU’s Jane Baker, Molly Dunphy, Natalie Benoit, Thea Weiss, Emma Owens, Annie Keen, and Meg Gannon scored they lost 18-7.
Rebels ground Redhawks
The South Burlington girls tennis team beat Champlain Valley 6-1 on Saturday, May 10 at home. The results were as follows: Singles: Kathy Joseph, C def. Lajla Badnjevic, SB 6-1, 6-1; Emily Sprague, SB def. Leah Epstein, C 6-3, 6-4; Romana Bartosova, SB def. Mackenzie Buckman, C 6-2, 6-4; Sajani Sivakumar, SB def. Elyse Killkelley, C 6-4, 4-6, 12-10; Aster O’Leary, SB def. Izzy Angstman, C 6-4, 6-0 Doubles: Jasmina Jusufagic/Anna Wulfson, SB def. MacKenzie Kingston/Maia Bertrand, C 6-2, 6-0; Taylor Gloyd/Delaney Spink, SB def. Meara Heininger/Erika Barth, C 6-3, 6-0.