Redhawks Recap

Photo by Al Frey
CVU’s Liam Reiner makes contact against Colchester last Saturday

After spring weather delayed the start of the high school baseball season, Champlain Valley Union earned a walk-off win over St. Johnsbury on Monday to move to 2-0.

Liam Reiner hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Redhawks to a 3-2 win over the Hilltoppers (2-1). Reiner also started the game on the mound for CVU, going six innings and giving up one run to earn a no-decision.

Baker Angstman earned the win after tossing a scoreless seventh innings and Tyler Skaflestad scored the winning run.

The victory doubled CVU’s win total after they opened the season 4-2 over Colchester on Saturday.

Reiner had two RBIs while Hank Caswell and Brendan Tivnan each drove in a run for the Redhawks. Kyle Rivers earned the win on the mound.

SOFTBALL
St. Johnsbury 13, CVU 12: CVU stranded the tying run on third base in the seventh inning and the comeback effort fell short in a loss to St. Johnsbury on Monday.

Kristy Carlson went 4-for-5 at the plate for the Redhawks, scoring three runs and driving in three more, while Kiley McClure had a home run. Taylor Detch took the loss in the circle for CVU (0-2).

The loss was the second of the season of the Redhawks, who fell to Colchester 23-2 on Saturday to open the spring campaign.

Riley Canty took the loss in that game, while Rayona Silverman had a single and a RBI.

BOYS LACROSSE
CVU 6, Cape Elizabeth 4: A balanced scoring attack helped the CVU boys lacrosse team earn a win over Cape Elizabeth in Maine on Saturday.

Max Gorman had two goals and an assist for 5-0 CVU, while Walter Braun, James Bernicke, Nate Cuttita and Will Braun each scored once.
Andrew Tieso made five saves to earn the win.

GIRLS LACROSSE
CVU 16, Burlington 7: CVU continued its strong start, moving to 3-0 with a win over Burlington on Saturday in Burlington.

Cate Noel led the Redhawk offense with an eight-goal effort, while Sydney Peet chipped in with three goals. Mia Brumsted had a goal and two assists and Ali Wainer earned the win with seven saves.

BOYS TENNIS
CVU 4, St. Johnsbury 3: A key doubles win for Peter Hyams and Collin Adams combined with a St. Johnsbury forfeit in No. 2 doubles help the Redhawks to its first win of the season on Thursday.

Josh Ashooh earned an 8-6 win in No. 2 singles and Oliver Bijur delivered an 8-1 victory in No. 5 singles to earn the other two points for the Redhawks, who will not play again until May 1.

Jose Pable Maria, Takahiro Matsumoto and Avery Caterine all earned win for the Hilltoppers.

GIRLS TENNIS
CVU 6, St. Johnsbury 1: The CVU girls tennis team made it 2-0 with a win over St. Johnsbury on Thursday.

Stephanie Joseph, Sophie Dauerman, Kendall Blanck and Kate Gruendling all earned wins in singles for the Redhawks, while Anna Buntova earned the lone point for the Hilltoppers in No. 4 singles.

Ella Kenney and Jalen Murphy took a win in No. 1 doubles and Riley Bouchard and Julia Grant wrapped it up with a win in No. 2 doubles.

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