FAIR HAVEN — Brett Huntley had a single and a double and drove in a pair of runs, and Fair Haven survived an upset threat with a 3-2 win over Windsor in Marble Valley League baseball Thursday.
The Slaters are 10-3 and will be dormant until their home/away showdown with unbeaten Otter Valley. The teams will play in Brandon on Wednesday and Fair Haven on Friday.
Parker Morse spaced seven hits and struck out five in 6.1 innings in getting the victory. Evan Reed came on with a runner aboard in the seventh and retired both batters he faced for a save. The sophomore has pitched well in pressure situations this year.
"He loves (the pressure)," said coach Adam Greenlese. "As a sophomore, it's impressive."
Fair Haven put plenty of players aboard but could not deliver many timely hits, but the Slaters defense was solid. Fair Haven catcher Dylan Lee threw out two baserunners.
Windsor fell to 3-9.
Green Mountain 15, Black River 5
CHESTER — Green Mountain pounced for 11 runs in the fifth inning and remained perfect with a 15-5 victory over Black River in six innings in MVL baseball Thursday.
Division III GM is now 11-0 while the D-IV Presidents slipped to 7-4.
Skyler Klezos had four RBIs for the Presidents and ended the game with a two-run, walk-off single.
Ty Merrill pitched the victory for the Chieftains with 4.1 innings of work. He spaced three hits and walked four.
Josh Cohen directed the Presidents offense with two hits.
Proctor 30, MSJ 4
Amanda Reynolds pitched the victory and supplied plenty of her own offense with five hits in a 30-4 victory over Mount St. Joseph in MVL softball Thursday at St. Peter's Field.
The Division IV Phantoms are streaking toward the playoffs with a 10-2 record, including seven straight victories. That includes an 11-4 win over D-III Green Mountain, 11-4, on Wednesday.
"Everybody is doing their part; that's the biggest thing," said coach Abby Bennett.
Lyndsey Elms had four hits, Sydney Wood smacked a double and a triple and Lacey French and Allie Almond also had two hits each for the Phantoms.
Sophie Markowski took the loss for 0-5 MSJ, which got two hits from Tori Tracy.
The Phantoms will visit Leland & Gray on Tuesday. MSJ will play at Twinfield on Friday.
Springfield 20, Bellows Falls 0
WESTMINSTER — Julianna Albero-Levings and Izzy Belisle pitched a combined five innings in Springfield's 20-0 rout of Bellows Falls on Thursday in MVL softball.
The Terriers are now 9-2 and BF is 1-11.
Hannah Crosby had a day off from pitching but smacked a double and a triple for the Cosmos. Mycah White doubled and singled and Arianna Cioffi doubled for Springfield, which got a pair of singles from Jenna Veysey.
Emily Harris took the loss for BF, which got hits from Harris, Abby Joslyn and Grace Wilkinson.
L&G 14, Arlington 0
TOWNSHEND — Leland & Gray's Abby Lowe celebrated her birthday in style Thursday. She tossed a complete-game, no-hitter in the Rebels' 14-0 softball victory over Arlington.
Lowe struck out 11.
The Rebels had 10 hits led by Sydney Hescock and Hannah Landers with two each. Sarah Andersen added a triple.
The 6-6 Rebels travel to Woodstock on Friday.
Arlington fell to 1-11.
Mount Anthony 5, Rutland 2
Mount Anthony evened its record at 5-5 with a 5-2 victory over Rutland in girls tennis at White Field on Thursday.
In singles, MAU's Bao Bao Shuang defeated Maddie Bourassa 6-0, 6-1; Rutland's Stefanie Allen defeated Hayleigh Loomis, 6-4, 7-6; Rutland's Amy McGee topped Carly Bylina, 6-4, 6-0; MAU's Lily Donahue beat Eva Manconi, 6-2, 6-3; and MAU's Gabby Griffin-Leon topped Olivia Shipley, 3-6, 6-4, 12-0.
MAU swept the doubles, with Regina McDonald and Zoey Amoroso beating Taylor and Lilly Krupp 6-1, 6-1, and Chloe Gore and Lexi Gerow beating Sydney Erickson-Marotti and Hannah Hebert, 6-0, 6-0.
The game site will switch Monday with the Raiders visiting the Patriots.
Mount Anthony 14, Woodstock 8
WOODSTOCK — Mount Anthony scored five straight goals to pull away after leading 6-5 at halftime and beat Woodstock 14-8 in MVL lacrosse Thursday.
Avery Galle had five goals to pace the 4-8 Patriots.
Sydney Pilot and Gina Sorrentino scored a pair of goals apiece for the 2-11 Wasps and Kelly Gebhardt, Addie Gray, Audrey Eggum and Lizzie Jones had one apiece for Woodstock. Wasps goalie Emma Tarleton had nine saves.
Woodstock will host Rutland on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Springfield 10, Fair Haven 0
SPRINGFIELD — Hannah Crosby has been in the Springfield softball circle for four years and she just might be throwing her best right now. On Wednesday, she shut out Fair Haven 10-0 and notched 10 strikeouts, giving her 45 strikeouts over the last four games. She has also allowed only a total of seven hits over those four games.
Mycah White and Ashley Chamberlin led the Cosmos attack with three hits apiece and Crosby had a home run.