Fast start pushes Tigers past Commodores

COMMODORE SENIOR FORWARD Kevin Jackson successfully defends Tiger junior guard Karic Riche on a drive to the basket during Friday’s boys’ basketball game at VUHS. The Tigers prevailed in the local rivalry, 53-36, to improve to 3-1, while the Commodores remained winless against a tough early schedule. Independent photo/Steve James

VERGENNES — Full-court pressure in Friday’s first quarter proved decisive as the Middlebury Union High School boys’ basketball team defeated host Vergennes, 53-36.

In girls' hoop: Tigers, Mt. Abe take home wins

EAGLE SENIOR GUARD Chloe Johnston ducks under the defense of Otter Valley seniors Julia Eastman, left, and Leah Pinkowski during Mount Abraham’s home victory on Thursday night. Johnston led the Eagles with 12 points and added 10 rebounds. Photo courtesy of Mark Bouvier

ADDISON COUNTY — In local high girls’ basketball play last week, Mount Abraham won twice, once over Otter Valley, to move over .500; Vergennes lost a close road game; and Middlebury cruised to a ho


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