Photo by Albert J. Marro West Rutland’s Kiera Pipeling (9) steals seconf base during the D-IV Vermont State l Championship Saturday in a game against Blue Mountain Union High School. The Golden Hordr scored 12 runs in the bottom of the sixth enroute to a 19-9 victory. Mika White takes the th…

Otter Valley’s Mia Politano, left, tags out Mount Abraham’s Sam Rathbun, center, in a rundown as she dives back into second base during the Division II finals Friday afternoon at Castleton University.

Rutland's Rylee Burgess, center, fights her way through Brattleboro's Grace Szpila, left, and Lucy Szpila on her way to scoring a goal during the varsity playoff game on Alumni Field in Rutland Friday night.

Mill River varsity softball coach Mary Colvin gives McKenna Ludden a pat on the back as she rounds third after hitting a home run during the game against Springfield Friday afternoon.

Proctor’s Hunter Manfredi, right, runs to first as first baseman Keaton Wright-Chapman makes the scoop for the out during Saturday’s game against Mount St. Joseph at St. Peter’s Field in Rutland. See story on page B2.

Rutland’s Jenna Sunderland (3) looks to pass the ball over Mount Mansfield defender Allison Charland (3) during Friday’s lacrosse game at Alumni Field in Rutland.

Rutland’s Elise Magro (9) looks to pass the ball upfield during Friday’s lacrosse game against Mount Mansfield, played at Alumni Field in Rutland.

Black River catcher Kassie Niklasson dives across the plate to catch and errant pitch during Thursday’s softball game against MSJ. The game was played at St. Peter’s Field in Rutland.

Otter Valley’s Patrick McKeighan tosses up a ball to second baseman Kollin Bissette, right, scoring an out during Friday’s varsity baseball game against Mill River in Clarendon.

Heith Mason drives down unguarded for a lay up during the fourth quarter of the varsity playoff game against Richford in the Devils Den in Poultney Wednesday night.

Poultney’s Caden Capman, left, gets airborne in the center lane as he goes for two as Richford’s Colby Coons, right tries to get a hand in from behind during the varsity playoff game at the Devil’s Den in Poultney Wednesday night.

Harwood’s Will Lapointe, left, drives into Mill River’s Aidan Botti, right, during Tuesday’s varsity game at the Dean Houghton Memorial Gym in Clarendon.

Mill River’s Tyler Shelvey, right, drives down the center lane against Harwood defender Charlie Zschau during Tuesday’s varsity game at the Dean Houghton Memorial Gym in Clar

U-32’s Waylon Kurts, left, passes Lyndon Institute’s Holden Middleton at the finish line of the boys individual 5-kilometer classic race at Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton on Monday.

Missisquoi’s Serena Power, left, clutches onto a rebound as Fair Haven’s Ryleigh Coloutti, center, gets a hand in on it during Tuesday’s varsity basketball game in Fair Haven.

West Rutland’s Tyler Serrani, center, drives for two as Proctor’s Jacob Plucin, right tries to block the shot during Monday’s varsity basketball game in West Rutland.

West Rutland’s Michael Barrett, right, drives down court while being closely guarded by Proctor’s Connor McKearin, left, during Monday’s varsity basketball game in West Rutland.

Castleton’s Jade Remillard’s shot is stopped by Johnson & Wales goalie Jasmine Mucci (30) during Saturday’s game at Spartan Arena in Rutland Town.

Castleton’s Aimee Briand (11) attempts to break in on Plymouth State goalie Emelie Lindqvist (1) during Saturday’s playoff game at Spartan Arena in Rutland Town. Alie Louie (44) is on defense for the Panthers.

Castleton’s Jocelyn Forrest (9) breaks in on Plymouth State goalie Emelie Lindqvist (1) during Saturday’s playoff game at Spartan Arena in Rutland Town. Helping on defense for the Panthers is Kelsey Roy (9).

Castleton’s Aimee Briand (11) shoots against Plymouth State goalie Emelie Lindqvist (1) during Saturday’s playoff game at Spartan Arena in Rutland Town.

Castleton’s Aimee Briand (11) attempts to break in on Plymouth State goalie Emelie Lindqvist (1) during a February playoff game at Spartan Arena in Rutland Town. Alie Louie (44) is on defense for the Panthers.

Rutland High School’s Vera Martin rounds a gate during the GS race at Pico Mountain. Martin finished second in the race, and Woodstock Union High School took 1st overall, with Rutland finishing second overall and Burr and Burton Academy finishing third.

Rutland’s Dylan Roussel competes in a giant slalom race at Pico Mountain Thursday afternoon. Roussel finished second. Read more in today’s Roundup on page B3.

Castleton’s Katlyn Toomey, left, tries to get a rebound out to a teammate as Eastern Connecticut State’s Jenna Serrantino, right, puts up a block during Wednesday’s women’s game at Glenbrook Gymnasium in Castleton.

Rutland’s Elise Magro, right, goes for a jump shot in front of Hartford’s Beth Dobrich, left, during Monday’s varsity basketball game at Keefe Gymnasium in Rutland Monday.

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