Varsity Girls Come Back Strong, Boys Have Mixed Results; Alpine Ski Team Heading to District Championships
February 15, 2022
Header photo courtesy of Kelly Smith
With both Panthers basketball teams playing packed schedules over the week, we’ve seen a lot of excitement on the court.
The girls are back with a full roster and are regaining ground as they prepare for post-season. Starting with a home court win v. Montpelier last Tuesday (72-37), they have been on a roll. From the Valley News round-up, “Whitney Lewis helped set the tone on both ends with 13 points and 13 rebounds for Thetford. Charlize Brown added 12 points along with four assists and four steals. Madi Mousley had 10 points and dished out five assists. Kelsey Bogie tied for the team-lead with 13 points.”
The Panthers continued to build momentum with Friday’s win v. Oxbow’s Olympians (39-36) , followed by another v. Randolph’s Galloping Ghosts (73-10) on Saturday. Their win last night v. Oxbow again (53-36), solidified the week’s streak and leaves them with a season record of 9-6. The girls are scheduled for two home games this week (Tuesday and Thursday) v. Lake Region and Harwood.
The Panther boys started out strong last week with an impressive home game v. Lake Region, earning the win 60-39. From the round-up: “Sophomore forward Mitchell Parkman had 15 points to lead Thetford, freshman forward Boone Fahey added 14 and junior guard Jacob Gilman chipped in with 12.” The Panthers’ win was followed by two tough losses, the first v. U-32 and then yesterday at Hazen (59-43). The boys are 3-11 for the season. Next up, a home game v. Lyndon on Wednesday and travel to Williamstown on Friday.
In skiing, the alpine ski team will head to Bromley on Wednesday for the District Championships. Read more about their last meet here.