CVU best Randolph in gymnastics
The Redhawks bested Randolph at a home gymnastics meet on Wednesday, Jan. 7. The results of the meet were as follows: Vault: 1. Emma Lieberman, 8.6; 2. Jackie Casson, 8.4; 3. Julia Higa, 8.2; 5. Kumari Giubardo, 8.0. Bars: 1. Jessie Johnson, 7.8; 7.4; 3. Julia Higa, 6.9; 5. Jackie Casson, 6.4. Beam: 1. Jessie Johnson, 8.9;3. Julia Higa, 8.1. Floor: 1. Jackie Casson, 9.2; 2. Julia Higa, 9.0; 4. Yamuna Giubardo, 8.5; 5. Hannah Rodgers, 8.2. All-Around: 2. Julia Higa, 32.20; 3. Jackie Casson, 31.10.
CVU boys basketball improves to 4-5
Josh Bliss led the Redhawks in scoring with 12 points and Champlain Valley beat Missisquoi 49-29 in high school boys basketball action on Tuesday, Jan. 6 at home. Chris Reiss tallied 11 points. CVU eked out a 45-41 win over Colchester on Friday, Jan. 9 to continue their winning streak. Bliss, Reiss, and Walker Storey scored nine points apiece to lead the Redhawks to their fourth win. After five consecutive losses to begin the season, CVU has improved to 4-5.
Redhawks fall to Rebels in ice hockey
The Rebels boys ice hockey team rebounded from its first loss of the season with a dominate performance over CVU on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at Cairns Arena. CVU’s Cam Rivard scored the lone goal and Greg Talbert stopped 20 shots during the Redhawks 4-1 loss to South Burlington.
Redhawks continue perfection
Champlain Valley grabbed a 49-29 win over Rice in high school girls basketball action Thursday night, Jan. 8 at home. Laurel Jaunich led the way with a double-double (19 points and 12 rebounds). Sadie Otley contributed 13 points (six assists and four steals), and Marlee Gunn added nine. The Redhawks routed Mount Abraham 55-16 thanks to Otley’s double-double (10 points and 11 steals) Saturday afternoon to remain a perfect 10-0 on the season.
Nordic teams finish first, second in Tour de Chittenden
CVU Nordic teams competed in the Tour de Chittenden, three races in five days, and is a mimic of the Tour de Ski World Cup races occurring in Europe now. The Top 10 girls and boys high school Nordic results of Stage 1, a 2K skate race, of the three-day Tour de Chittenden Races on Thursday, Jan. 8 at Sleepy Hollow are as follows: Girls Top 10: 2. Rachel Slimovitch, 6:33; 8. Evelyn Needham, 7:05; and 9. Tatum Braun, 7:06. Boys Top 10: 2. Charlie Maitland, 5:15; 5. Ben Carnahan, 5:36; 7. Peter Unger, 5:39; and 10. Jonathan Buzzell, 5:42.
During Stage 2, a 6K Classic race at Craftsbury on Saturday, Jan. 10, Charlie Maitland made up 14 seconds to take over the leader bib. Overall results are as follows: Girls Top 10: 2. Rachel Slimovitch; 5. Tatum Braun; 9. Sophia Gorman; and 10. Evelyn Needham. Boys Top 10: 1. Charlie Maitland; 6. Ben Carnahan; 9. Peter Unger; and 10. Baxter Bishop.
With the boys Nordic team in first place overall and the girls in second place by one point, Cochran’s 1.25K Uphill climb, Stage 3, on Monday, Jan. 12 determined the winner of the Tour. Slimovitch made up 35 seconds on the leader to place first in the hill climb and second overall; while Maitland won the hill climb and the overall title. Overall Top 10 winners were as follows: Girls Top 10: 2. Rachel Slimovitch; 4. Tatum Braun; 8. Sophia Gorman; and 10. Evelyn Needham. Boys Top 10: 1. Charlie Maitland; 8. Baxter Bishop; and 9. Peter Unger.