Sports briefs

Sports briefs


Whalers rescheduled

Bad weather cancelled the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys’ varsity ice hockey team’s game against Nantucket on that island Monday. The game was rescheduled to 5:30 pm, Saturday, Jan. 1, on Nantucket. The Vineyarders (0-2) are preparing for a happy new year.

School basketball

In interscholastic basketball play, the West Tisbury boys defeated Tisbury 40-21 at Vineyard Haven, on Tuesday, Dec. 21, just before the seasonal break. The up-Island boys are undefeated at 4-0.

At West Tisbury the up-Island girls bested their down-Island cousins, 40-21. Lucy Hackney led the way with 21 points. Emily Turney added eight for West Tisbury.

The WesTiz girls lead at the half was 17-9.

New Year’s Run

A group of Island runners has organized a New Year’s Day five-mile run around West Chop that will begin at 10 am at the Tisbury School and American Legion Post. A potluck brunch will follow. For more information, email