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softball http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/494/all en Two runners and a pitcher earn recognition http://addisonindependent.com/201407two-runners-and-pitcher-earn-recognition <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> VERMONT &mdash; The Vermont Sports Media Association chose a 72-year-old marathon specialist, a junior softball pitcher from BFA-Fairfax High School, and a junior track and field athlete from Mount Mansfield Union as its athletes of the month for May.</p> <p> Elected in statewide balloting of VSMA membership were: Newton Baker of Montpelier as the Open Division Athlete of the Month, Kayla Mathieu of BFA-Fairfax as the High School Female Athlete of the Month, and Alec Eschholz of Mount Mansfield Union as the High School Male Athlete of the Month.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24612">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407two-runners-and-pitcher-earn-recognition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports softball Track and Field Vermont Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:50:46 +0000 Mary Langworthy 24612 at http://addisonindependent.com Little League softball team earns district title http://addisonindependent.com/201407little-league-softball-team-earns-district-title <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24509" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201407little-league-softball-team-earns-district-title"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Division Champions.thumbnail.JPG" alt="Division Champions.JPG" title="Division Champions.JPG" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE MOUNT ABRAHAM-MIDDLEBURY 9/10-year-old softball team won the Vermont Dist. I championship last week in Winooski. Pictured are, front row, Kiah Hines; second row, Gracie Paquette, Steph Havey, Ka- tie Havey, Anni Funke, Eva Young, Cami Wilsey, Camilienne Masse, Abby Stafford and Hannah Whitcomb; back row, coaches Kevin Masse, Tim Paquette, Steve Wilsey and Kristin Blanchette. Not pictured are Grace Harvey and Txuxa Konczai. Photo by Andrea Masse </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> WINOOSKI &mdash; The Mount Abraham-Middlebury 9-and-10-year-old Little League Softball All-Star team last week won the District 1 championship at Winooski High School to earn a berth in this weekend&rsquo;s Vermont tournament in Swanton.</p> <p> The Mt. Abe-Middlebury squad avenged its only loss in the District I tournament by edging South Burlington, 7-6, on July 11. Mt. Abe-Middlebury held off a rally by the defending champion Rebels in the top of the 6th inning &mdash; SB scored once, but could not push the tying run across.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24501">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407little-league-softball-team-earns-district-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports softball Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:37:10 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 24501 at http://addisonindependent.com Brown, Aines top all-time crop of softball talent http://addisonindependent.com/201407brown-aines-top-all-time-crop-softball-talent <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24355" style="width: 136px;"><a href="/201407brown-aines-top-all-time-crop-softball-talent"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/All-star softball pitchers.thumbnail.jpg" alt="All-star softball pitchers.jpg" title="All-star softball pitchers.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="136" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; This spring three of Vermont&rsquo;s top four Division II high school softball teams &mdash; and almost certainly three of the top 10 overall &mdash; called Addison County or Brandon home, and the fourth local team gave two of the others all they could handle.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24356">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407brown-aines-top-all-time-crop-softball-talent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports softball sports Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:52:12 +0000 Weyland Joyner 24356 at http://addisonindependent.com OV edges VUHS for crown http://addisonindependent.com/201406ov-edges-vuhs-crown <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24006" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201406ov-edges-vuhs-crown"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/softball6255.thumbnail.jpg" alt="softball6255.jpg" title="softball6255.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE OTTER VALLEY Union High School softball team celebrates its D-II championship title. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">POULTNEY &mdash; In Monday&rsquo;s tense, well-played softball final at the Poultney Recreation Park between the two teams that had proven themselves to be Division II&rsquo;s best, No. 5 Otter Valley scored the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh to edge No. 2 Vergennes, 2-1, and claim the program&rsquo;s second title in five years and fourth overall.</span></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24007">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406ov-edges-vuhs-crown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Commodores D-II Otter Valley Otters softball state title vergennes Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:18:39 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 24007 at http://addisonindependent.com Commodore softball beats BFA, 3-1; will face Otter Valley in D-II final http://addisonindependent.com/201406commodore-softball-beats-bfa-3-1-will-face-otter-valley-d-ii-final <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23941" style="width: 154px;"><a href="/201406commodore-softball-beats-bfa-3-1-will-face-otter-valley-d-ii-final"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/softball5374.thumbnail.jpg" alt="softball5374.jpg" title="softball5374.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="154" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VERGENNES UNION HIGH School sophomore Tamara Aunchman connects with the ball as coach Mike Sullivan watches from the third baseline during Saturday’s game against BFA-Fairfax. The Commodores won the game, 3-1. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> KYLE THWEAT of the St. Albans Messenger and ANDY KIRKALDY of the Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; In Saturday&rsquo;s continuation of the Division II softball semifinal game, the No. 2 Vergennes Union High School Commodores outlasted previously undefeated No. 3 BFA-Fairfax, 3-1, to advance to Monday&rsquo;s final against No. 5 Otter Valley.</p> <p> Saturday&rsquo;s game was started on Wednesday but was suspended with VUHS leading in the bottom of the first, 2-0, and then in what has been a prevailing theme throughout this season, rain caused the game to be moved to the weekend.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23943">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406commodore-softball-beats-bfa-3-1-will-face-otter-valley-d-ii-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports OVUHS softball VUHS Mon, 16 Jun 2014 14:03:20 +0000 John McCright 23943 at http://addisonindependent.com OV softball whips Lyndon, reaches final http://addisonindependent.com/201406ov-softball-whips-lyndon-reaches-final <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">LYNDONVILLE &mdash; The No. 5 Otter Valley Union High School softball team thumped top-seeded host Lyndon on Tuesday, 24-5, to earn a date in this weekend&rsquo;s Division II final.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23860">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406ov-softball-whips-lyndon-reaches-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Otters softball Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:56:31 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 23860 at http://addisonindependent.com Otter softball tops Eagles to advance in D-II playoffs http://addisonindependent.com/201406otter-softball-tops-eagles-advance-d-ii-playoffs <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23818" style="width: 122px;"><a href="/201406otter-softball-tops-eagles-advance-d-ii-playoffs"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/softball2114.thumbnail.jpg" alt="softball2114.jpg" title="softball2114.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="122" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> OTTER VALLEY UNION High School junior Margaret Santell slides past Mount Abraham catcher Madi Wood and scores during last Friday’s game in Bristol. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; Getting contributions from the entire batting order and a three-hit shutout from senior pitcher Taylor Aines, the No. 5 Otter Valley Union High School softball team eliminated host No. 4 Mount Abraham from the Division II playoffs, 6-0, in a Friday quarterfinal.</p> <p> Eight Otters had hits, including a two-run homer by senior third baseman Brittany Bushey, a triple by senior shortstop Cortney Poljacik, and an RBI double by senior centerfielder and No. 9 hitter Olivia Bloomer.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23819">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406otter-softball-tops-eagles-advance-d-ii-playoffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports MAUHS OVUHS softball sports Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:19:08 +0000 Mary Langworthy 23819 at http://addisonindependent.com Local softball, baseball teams busy in postseason http://addisonindependent.com/201406local-softball-baseball-teams-busy-postseason <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px 'Times New Roman'; color: #1a1a18"> &nbsp;</p> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Higher seeds won all the playoff games this past Wednesday involving local high school softball and baseball teams. All the games were either postponed or suspended from Tuesday.</p> <p> In softball, the Vergennes, Mount Abraham and Otter Valley squads &mdash; the Nos. 2, 4 and 5 seeds, respec- tively, in Division II &mdash; all won one- sided games without allowing runs, while No. 7 Fair Haven ousted No. 10 Middlebury.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23815">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406local-softball-baseball-teams-busy-postseason" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports baseball MAUHS MUHS OVUHS softball sports VUHS Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:48:28 +0000 Mary Langworthy 23815 at http://addisonindependent.com Commodore softball advances to semi-final http://addisonindependent.com/201406commodore-softball-advances-semi-final <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; The rematch is on for Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.</p> <p> Because the No. 2 Vergennes Union High School softball team got past No. 7 Fair Haven in a Saturday quarterfinal, 5-2, the 16-2 Commodores will host undefeated defending Division II champion BFA-Fairfax, the No. 3 seed this year, in a Wednesday semifinal.</p> <p> In 2013, the Bullets earned their second straight crown at the Commodores&rsquo; expense, 4-1, and the Commodores probably have known all along they would see BFA and ace pitcher Kayla Mathieu again.&nbsp;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23813">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406commodore-softball-advances-semi-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports softball sports VUHS Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:29:25 +0000 Mary Langworthy 23813 at http://addisonindependent.com VUHS softball eyes No. 2 seed, other teams also win http://addisonindependent.com/201406vuhs-softball-eyes-no-2-seed-other-teams-also-win <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; As the local high school softball regular season ended late last week, Vergennes won twice, Otter Valley split a pair and Mount Abe won its only game late in the week. All secured home games at least in the first round of the Division II playoffs.</p> <p> Surging Middlebury won its final game, but will likely be seeded 10th in the D-II playoffs, which means away-contests in the tournament.</p> <p> The Vermont Principals Association was set to release playoff pairings early on Monday.</p> <p> COMMODORES</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23668">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406vuhs-softball-eyes-no-2-seed-other-teams-also-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Commodores softball Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:59:33 +0000 Zach Despart 23668 at http://addisonindependent.com Eagle softball stems Tide, to get high seed http://addisonindependent.com/201405eagle-softball-stems-tide-get-high-seed <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">BRISTOL &mdash; The Mount Abraham Union High School softball team on Tuesday outlasted visiting Spaulding and three 30-minute lightning delays to earn a 9-4 win that locked down a top-four Division II seed for the Eagles.</span></p> <p> On Tuesday the Eagles also learned that they would earn a forfeit win over North Country, which means the Eagles will carry a 12-3 record and 61 points into their season finale on Thursday, a home game with D-I powerhouse BFA-St. Albans.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23604">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405eagle-softball-stems-tide-get-high-seed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports MAUHS softball Thu, 29 May 2014 13:34:47 +0000 Zach Despart 23604 at http://addisonindependent.com Softball: Commodores, Tigers on rolls; Otters split http://addisonindependent.com/201405softball-commodores-tigers-rolls-otters-split <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; In recent local high school softball play, Vergennes won three times and Middlebury won twice, while Otter Valley split two games, including suffering a costly loss at rival Fair Haven.</span></p> <p> Mount Abraham hosted Spaulding on Tuesday and picked up a forfeit win; see story, Page 1B.</p> <p> OV, Mount Abe and VUHS are all trying to earn top-four seeds in Division II. The Vermont Principals&rsquo; Association will release pairings on Tuesday.</p> <p> COMMODORES</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23595">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405softball-commodores-tigers-rolls-otters-split" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Otters softball Tigers VUHS Thu, 29 May 2014 13:12:30 +0000 Zach Despart 23595 at http://addisonindependent.com Aines tosses second no-hitter in 3-1 Otter Valley victory http://addisonindependent.com/201405aines-tosses-second-no-hitter-3-1 <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23529" style="width: 157px;"><a href="/201405aines-tosses-second-no-hitter-3-1"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/softball5143.thumbnail.jpg" alt="softball5143.jpg" title="softball5143.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="157" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> OTTER SENIOR TAYLOR Aines threw a no-hitter against Springfield last Wednesday afternoon. Aines had four strikeouts and no walks in the Otter win. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">OTTER VALLEY &mdash; With one out in the top of the first inning of Wednesday&rsquo;s softball game, Springfield No. 2 hitter Chelsea McCallister lofted a fly ball to shallow left center that an Otter Valley Union High School outfielder saw hit off her glove for an error.</span></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23530">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405aines-tosses-second-no-hitter-3-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Aines no hitter Otters softball Fri, 23 May 2014 18:42:23 +0000 Addison Independent 23530 at http://addisonindependent.com T-Birds nip Tigers 6-5 in softball http://addisonindependent.com/201405t-birds-nip-tigers-6-5-softball <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Visiting Missisquoi edged the Middlebury Union High School softball team on Thursday, 6-5, as the T-Birds improved to 12-2 and retained their hold on fourth place in Division I.</span></p> <p> The Tigers dropped to 4-9, with six of those setbacks coming by either one or two runs. They were set to play at Burlington on Saturday after the early holiday deadline for this newspaper, and are scheduled to play at Colchester on Tuesday before concluding their season by hosting South Burlington on Friday at 4:30 p.m.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23527">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405t-birds-nip-tigers-6-5-softball" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports MUHS softball Tigers Fri, 23 May 2014 18:38:27 +0000 Addison Independent 23527 at http://addisonindependent.com Softball teams all post victories http://addisonindependent.com/201405softball-teams-all-post-victories <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23421" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201405softball-teams-all-post-victories"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/softball4978.thumbnail.jpg" alt="softball4978.jpg" title="softball4978.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> EAGLE JUNIOR MARY Kate Clark snags a grounder before throwing out Rice base runner Mikayla Butkus Tuesday afternoon in Bristol. Mount Abraham won the game, 16-12. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; In local high school softball play earlier this week, Mount Abe, Middlebury, Otter Valley and Vergennes all won their games, with the Tigers prevailing twice.</span></p> <p> As for Tuesday, three local teams were in the top five in the Division II standings, according to the Vermont Principals&rsquo; Association website. Lyndon (9-1) and defending champion BFA-Fairfax (12-0) with VUHS (8-2) in second, Mount Abe (10-3) in fourth, and OV (8-3) in fifth.</p> <p> EAGLES</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23422">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405softball-teams-all-post-victories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Eagles Otters softball Tigers Wed, 21 May 2014 18:40:17 +0000 Addison Independent 23422 at http://addisonindependent.com