South Burlington and Essex were sites of CVU’s continued prominence in cross-country running. Charlotte’s Sophia Gorman led the way in both women’s races, winning the Rebel Run’s junior and senior title and topping all in the Essex Invitational at the Tree Farm. Meara Heininger, another Charlotte runner, finished sixth on South Burlington’s Red Rocks course.
VU fielded teams of 17 alumni, including Chris Sulva, Ezra Mount-Finette and Sam Raszka from Charlotte. The CVU team lost 2-0 to Essex in the semifinals.
CVU standout ball players Andrew Bortnick and Sam Mikell are continuing their seasons this summer playing for the SD Ireland-sponsored American Legion baseball team. So far, Ireland stands at 4 wins, 3 losses and (unusual in baseball) a tie. In that tie, Mikell pitched four innings, allowing no runs. Bortnick was the hitter for the team when it topped Stowe 9-3 several days earlier. He hit two out of three times at the plate, one being a double, and had two RBIs.
Men’s LAX heads the field going into state tournament
Ever since it fielded a varsity lacrosse team in the mid ‘90s, CVU has been one of the two or three leading teams going into the state championship. This year is no different.
Coach Albertson hits the 100 mark in baseball
The sixth inning proved decisive in bringing about Redhawk baseball coach, Tim Albertson’s 100th win, an 8-6 defeat of Burlington.
A community’s generosity honors the memory of Andrew Thayer, the Charlotte native who passed away unexpectedly on March 21 in Delray Beach, Florida. A fund started by friends and family will support area youth participation in the Andrew Thayer Junior Golf Clinics at Basin Harbor Club this summer, free of charge.
CVU women’s basketball team receives national honors
Ninety-five straight victories by the Redhawk women’s basketball team deserves recognition on a national scale.