Early Season BBall Roundup
December 22, 2021
TA’s varsity and JV girls basketball teams traveled to Windsor on Tuesday, Dec. 21 for their third game of the season. The varsity team went in feeling strong after defeating White River Valley (43-23) and Rivendell (42-31) last week. Despite giving it their all, the girls were outpaced by Windsor and suffered a tough 65-35 loss. The JV team faced similar challenges vs. their Windsor opponents, ending with a loss that evened their record to 1-1. The girls teams travel to Division 1 powerhouse CVU on Thursday, Dec. 23.
On the boys side, both varsity and JV teams opened the season with wins vs. Oxbow on Dec. 15. The varsity team final score was 53-27, with junior guard Jacob Gilman earning 17 points, freshman Boone Fahey 14, and sophomore Mitchell Parkman 12. On Friday, the boys hosted Blue Mountain. The JV team racked up another win, a strong 2-0 start for the season. The varsity boys played a competitive game, but fell to BMU 49-37. The boys host Windsor tonight and travel to Rivendell on Dec. 30.
The middle school basketball teams opened their season at the Vaughan Alumni Gym on Saturday morning, hosting Hanover Parks and Rec. Both Panther teams kept up their hustle throughout the game, despite experiencing tough losses. The middle school athletes then traveled to Hartford on Monday where the TA teams won, putting both the girls’ team and the boys’ team at 1-1 at the start of the season.The MS plays next on January 4th at White River Valley.