Hats but no wins
Vineyarders Alaina Aristide, Laura Jernegan, and Cristina Wiley all collected hat tricks, Sunday at Cohasset, but the Skippers girls lacrosse team won the game, 12-9.
Goalie Zoe Fisher had 14 saves. Colleen Farrissey, Olivia Gross, and Sophie Lew worked hard on defense.
Last Thursday, at Hyannis, the Islanders played Maritime League rival Barnstable to a 10-10 tie. M.V. jumped off to a 4-0 lead and was ahead 8-4 at the half. But the Red Raiders scored six times in the second half to salvage the tie. Jane Alexander scored four times for the Vineyard. Both Jernegan and Wiley contributed two. Kate Cecilio and Aristide also scored.
Monday, at Franklin, the girls bowed to a stronger team, 13-3. Aristide (2) and Alexander did the scoring.
Tuesday the girls lost to Dartmouth, 11-6.
The M.V. junior varsity team also bowed, 9-5.
This Sunday the 17th annual Holy Ghost scholarship tournament tees off 7 am at Mink Meadows.
The 19th annual Youth Hockey Golf Tournament is Saturday, June 2, at the Edgartown Golf Club. There will be morning and afternoon shotgun starts, both including a mulligan, and a silent auction. Rain date, June 9.
Registration fee is $75 at the club. Four player teams. Scramble format.
Call the club to sign up or for more information, 508-627-5343.
The annual Children's Benefit tournament for the Boys & Girls Club and Big Brother/Big Sister is the next day, Sunday, June 3, at Farm Neck with an 8 am shotgun start. Sponsors and players are being sought. Call Greg Collins at 508-627-3303 to sponsor or play, or both.
Eagle Scout project appreciated
The Riverhead Disc Golf Course in the state forest recently received welcome improvements, thanks to Mike Wilson of Boy Scouts Troop 9. With help from other members of the troop, Mike produced placards showing tee box numbers, par ratings, and distances to each basket, a 4x4 bulletin board with a cabinet for lost and found Frisbees, and two wooden trash bins.
Mike submitted the project to the BSA Cape Cod Council as and Eagle Scout project.
According to MVRDGC secretary Daryl Kaeka, the various items have greatly improved the course and the club is grateful to Mike Wilson and to Scout Master Mark Alwardt and his troop.
Stephen Greenberg, Joel Rebello, and Alex Minnehan were named to the 14-member Cape Cod Times all-star hockey team. Tad Gold and Zach Sylvia received honorable mention.
Brittany Stone was the sole MV girls basketball player named to the Cape Cod Times all-star squad. Nina Butler, Tiffany Smalley, and Kelly Silvia earned honorable mention.
Alaina Aristide and Jen Ward were chosen for the Cape Cod Times all-star girls ice hockey honors on a team dominated by Barnstable (6) and Falmouth (4) players. Sandwich also placed two girls on the CCT team. Alexa and Zoe Fisher received honorable mention.
Girls Youth Lacrosse
The under-15 and under-13 girls lacrosse teams both won their games at Falmouth, Sunday. Goaltender April Hargy was outstanding for the U-15s. Points were posted by Catherine Todd, Maggie Johnson, Madison Hughes, Alayna Hutchinson, and Gillian O'Callaghan.
In the U-13 game scorers were Zoe Nugent, Alayna Hutchinson, Mary Ollen, Caroline Gazaille, and Chantal Booker. Goalie Jackie Swan anchored an effective defense.
This Sunday's games are at Dartmouth.
Tuesday, the unbeaten Oak Bluffs school baseball team rolled into West Tisbury expecting to continue its dominance but ended up settling for a 10-10 tie.
O.B. scored thrice in the second and four times in the third. Will Stewart struck out the side in the bottom of the second. Delmar Araujo homered leading off the third.
In the bottom of the third West Tisbury scored seven runs on six walks, an error, and two singles, tying the score.
O.B. added three runs in the fourth. Cole Bilodeau led off with a home run. Delmar Araujo and Randall Jette reached and were driven in by Ben Ciciora and Jack Wadleigh.
In the W.T. fourth, Kyp Cooperrider led off with a single to center. Stuart Hersh beat out an infield hit. Jack Roberts drove them in with a double. Ben Ciciora was called upon to put out the fire and he did, but not before Roberts scored the tying run on a wild pitch.
At Edgartown, Tisbury came away with an 11-6 victory, its first win, to go with a tie and a loss. T. J. Van Gervin homered for the Tigers.
The Oak Bluffs softball team is unbeaten, having bested Edgartown, 14-2, Tisbury, 18-1, and West Tisbury, 15-3.
Tuesday, Tisbury outlasted Edgartown, 11-10, behind Ashleen Cafarelli's pitching.
Plymouth (N.H.) State University sends word that Kelsey MacDonald scored six of her team's points, assisted on another in the PSY drubbing of Bridgewater (Mass.) State, 17-5. Kelsey is ranked second in the nation in draw controls with 196.
The bounding main
According to MVRHS AD Mike Joyce, the school's sailing team bested Tabor, 3-2 and D/Y, 2-1 in recent regattas. Previously the team lost to St. George's, BC High, and Barnstable and defeated Harwich, Falmouth, and Sandwich.
It was sophomore David Flanders, not his senior brother Josh, who was first over the high hurdles in the track and field meet with Diman Voc. Josh competes in the discus and javelin but was unable to make the Diman meet. We regret the error and congratulate David for his success in what we continue to think is the most demanding event in T&F.
State relays at Milton
Vineyarders competing in the girls Class C State Relays at Milton earned a dozen points to finish 14th of 35 teams.
The discus throwing team of Emma Lee Iverson, Alice Hopkins, and Loren Gibson combined effort was 261' 5"
A trio of Hopkins, Tiffany Smalley, and Ashley Medeiros finished fourth in the shot put with 90' 5.5".
The M.V. foursome: Hopkins, Iverson, Gibson, and Ainsley Clancy were fifth in the hurdles.
The 4x400 relay team qualified for the states. Triple and long jumping teams were 11th and 13th.
On the boys side, Jim Bishop, Ryan Gorman, and Jeff McIsaac were fifth in the discus with a combined 307' 9" effort. The M.V. shot put entry: Gorman, Bishop, McIsaac were 9th, and long jumpers Terrell Johnson, Josh Jackson, and Jaron Chaplin were 10th.
Duel meets at Sacred Heart
The MV girls soundly defeated Sacred Heart, Tuesday, 90-46. They led after the field events, 38-16, and increased their lead on the track. Emma Lee Iverson was outstanding winning both the high and low hurdles. She also placed second in the discus. Kate Mahoney won the 2-mile run. The Islanders won both the 4x100 and 4x400 relays.
The MV boys lost to the Saints, 86-50. The Vineyarders led after the field events, 30-24, but the Saints ran off with enough races to claim the win.
The MVRHS softball team took it on the chin at North Dighton, last Wednesday, 13-0. Kelly Silvia and Jazmine Wafer had the only base hits. The Falcons scored eight runs in the second, including a 3-run homer. M.V. fell to 1-5.
The purple baseball varsity lost its fifth game without a win at North Dighton, Wednesday, 8-0. The Islanders out-hit the Falcons, 8-6. Tad Gold had two hits, including a double. The fielding gem of the game was Adam Herman's throw out of a runner at home from center field.
At the net
Falmouth proved too strong and too deep for the Vineyard tennis teams. The M.V. boys lost 5-0 in straight sets, Wednesday, at Falmouth. The M.V. girls also lost in straight sets on their home courts, Wednesday.
The Vineyard boys caught the Falcons in a "rebuilding year" at Mashpee, Monday, and swept all matches in straight sets, 5-0. Then they did the same thing to Sturgis the next day here. The team is 6-3 on the year with Barnstable, Chatham, and Bourne up next.