The first week is in the books for the Vermont Summer Baseball League. How did teams fair? Who stood out? And what’s on tap for games this week?
Read on below for a list of top performers, standings and scores and the Week 2 schedule.
Week 1 top performers
Griff Briggs, Rutland: Tossed a no-hitter with nine strikeouts and one walk in the 8-0 win over Bennington.
Wyatt Cameron, S.D. Ireland: The Middlebury product produced a bases-clearing double in a six-run first inning, and then came on for the win in relief on the mound, guiding the Shamrocks past Essex in the opener. He also pitched three scoreless innings for the save in the back-and-forth victory over the Cannons.
George Goldsworthy, Essex: As a table-setter, Goldsworthy totaled three hits and four walks over the first week, which included a pair of games vs. Bases Loaded, a non-league team.
Andrew Goodrich, Essex: Blasted a two-run home run in the fifth inning during a 3-for-5, three-RBI effort as Essex romped past Montpelier 23-1. Essex used an 18-run seventh frame to break it up.
Dom Liscinsky, Colchester: The former BFA-St. Albans standout cracked a one-out, three-run double in a seven-run fourth inning to erase an early deficit in the victory over Barre.
Parker Morse, Lakes Region: Drove in three runs in the eye-opening, 32-0 win over Rutland in the opener. Morse also had two hits and two RBIs in the 16-4 besting of Manchester for a hot-hitting Lakes Region side.
Aubrey Ramey, Lakes Region: The former Fair Haven star took a no-hitter into the fourth inning in seven-strikeout performance in the opener and also drove in three runs on three hits in his team’s second game.
Tyler Skaflestad, S.D. Ireland: The 2019 CVU grad had a two-RBI single and walked in the season-opening win, doubled in the tying run in the seventh inning of a 4-1, 8-inning victory vs. South Burlington and then scored the go-ahead run in the 5-4 victory over Colchester.
Standings (through July 5)
*League has adopted the VPA index point system
1. Lakes Region (4-0, 4.75)
2. S.D. Ireland (3-0, 4.67)
3. Bellows Falls (3-1, 3.38)
T4. Colchester (2-1, 3.00)
T4. White River Junction (2-1, 3.00)
T6. Essex (1-1, 2.50)
T6. Rutland (1-1, 2.50)
8. Barre (1-1, 2.25)
9. South Burlington (1-2, 1.67)
10. Brattleboro (1-2, 1.50)
11. Manchester (1-3, 1.13)
T12. Bennington (0-3, 0.00)
T12. Montpelier (0-3, 0.00)
Week 1 scores
Manchester 7, Bennington 1
Lakes Region 32, Rutland 0
Barre 5, Montpelier 0
Colchester 3, South Burlington
S.D. Ireland 10, Essex 6
Bellows Falls 4, White River Junction 2
Brattleboro 9, Bellows Falls 7
Rutland 8, Bennington 0
Lakes Region 16, Manchester 4
S.D. Ireland 4, South Burlington 1
Essex 23, Montpelier 1
Colchester 9, Barre 3
Bases Loaded 3, Essex 2 (non-league)
Essex 3, Bases Loaded 2 (non-league)
Lakes Region 6, Brattleboro 4
White River Junction 7, Manchester 2
South Burlington 16, Montpelier 1
S.D. Ireland 5, Colchester 4
Lakes Region 14, Brattleboro 8
White River Junction 12, Manchester 2
Bellows Falls 5, Bennington 4
Bellows Falls 13, Bennington 3
Week 2 schedule
*Subject to change
Monday, July 6
(Games at 5:30 p.m.)
Montpelier vs. Colchester (at Colchester H.S.)
Barre vs. Essex (at Essex H.S.)
Rutland vs. Lakes Region (at Fair Haven H.S.)
Tuesday, July 7
(Games at 5:30 p.m.)
Brattleboro vs. White River Junction (at Maxfield Sports Complex)
Lakes Region vs. Bennington (at Bennington Baseball Park)
Manchester vs. Rutland (at St. Peter’s Field/MSJ)
South Burlington vs. Essex (at Essex H.S.)
S.D. Ireland vs. Barre (at Spaulding H.S.)
Wednesday, July 8
(Games at 5:30 p.m. unless noted)
Brattleboro vs. Bennington (at Bennington Baseball Park)
Rutland vs. White River Junction (at Maxfield Sports Complex)
S.D. Ireland vs. Bases Loaded (at Burlington H.S.)
Manchester vs. Bellows Falls (at Bellows Falls H.S.), 7 p.m.
Thursday, July 9
(Games at 5:30 p.m.)
Bellows Falls vs. White River Junction (at Maxfield Sports Complex)
Manchester vs. Bennington (at Bennington Baseball Park)
Lakes Region vs. Rutland (at St. Peter’s Field/MSJ)
Barre vs. South Burlington (at Veterans Memorial Park)
S.D. Ireland vs. Montpelier (at Montpelier Rec Field)
Colchester vs. Essex (at Essex H.S.)
Saturday, July 11
Bellows Falls vs. Lakes Region (at Fair Haven H.S.), 11 a.m.
White River Junction vs. Bennington (at Bennington Baseball Park), 11 a.m.
Rutland vs. Brattleboro (at Dummerston Middle School), 11 a.m.
Colchester vs. Barre (at Spaulding H.S.), 11 a.m.
Montpelier vs. Essex (at Essex H.S), 11 a.m.
South Burlington vs. S.D. Ireland (at CVU), 11 a.m.
Bellows Falls vs. Lakes Region (at Fair Haven H.S.), 2 p.m.
White River Junction vs. Bennington (at Bennington Baseball Park), 2 p.m.
Rutland vs. Brattleboro (at Dummerston Middle School), 2 p.m.
Colchester vs. Barre (at Spaulding H.S.), 2 p.m.
Montpelier vs. Essex (at Essex H.S), 2 p.m.
South Burlington vs. S.D. Ireland (at CVU), 2 p.m.
Sunday, July 12
Brattleboro vs. Colchester (at Colchester H.S.), noon and 3 p.m. (doubleheader)
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