CVU boys baseball, LAX notch wins

Photo by Al Frey
CVU’s Tyler Skaflestad keeps his eye on the ball during a recent game against Burr & Burton Academy. The Redhawks won, 7-1.

LAUREN READ
Sports Correspondent

BASEBALL

CVU 7, Burr and Burton 1: Storm Rushford continued his successful start to the season, leading Champlain Valley Union High School to a win over Burr and Burton on Monday afternoon.

Rushford struck out 10 batters and allowed just three hits over four innings of work to earn the win on the mound for the Redhawks, who move to 5-0.

Ian Parent was 2-for-2 with an RBI, while Baker Angstmann and Jacob Murphy each drove in a run.

It was the second win in a week for the Redhawks, who defeated Colchester 7-1 on Wednesday.

Rushford earned the win on the mound in that matchup, pitching six innings and striking out seven.

Murphy had three hits, Brendan Tivnan added an RBI single and Tyler Skaflestad blasted an RBI triple for CVU.

BOYS LACROSSE

CVU 14, Essex 9: The CVU boys lacrosse team moved to 7-0 with a win over rival Essex on Wednesday.

Jake Schaefer paced the Redhawks with four goals and one assist. Nate Cuttitta chipped in with a hat trick, while James Bernicke and Max Gorman each had two goals and one assist.

Bobby Spencer earned the win in goal with 10 saves.


CVU Weekly Sports Schedule

May 2

Girls Tennis at Burlington, 3:30 p.m.

Boys Baseball at Rice, 4:30 p.m.

May 3

Boys Lacrosse vs. Colchester High School, 4 p.m.

Boys Baseball at Saint Johnsbury Academy, 4:30 p.m.

Boys Ultimate Frisbee vs. Rice, 5 p.m.

May 6

Girls Ultimate Frisbee at Lyndon Institute, 3:45 p.m.

Girls Ultimate Frisbee vs Montpelier at Lyndon, 5 p.m.

Girls Lacrosse at Rutland High School, 4:30 p.m.

May 7

Girls Tennis vs. Mount Mansfield, 3:30 p.m.

Boys Baseballat North Country, 4:30 p.m.

Boys Lacrosse at Burlington, 7 p.m.

May 8

Girls Lacrosse vs. Burlington, 4:30 p.m.

Boys Ultimate Frisbee vs. Essex High School, 5 p.m.

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