Author: Josh Kaufmann

Athlete of the Week: Emilio Desouza

The Yellowjackets’ strong second-place effort in the Division II state championships was helped by two victories and 20 points from two relays, and Desouza was one of the common denominators among the 4×100 and 4×400 quartets. The two titles came by a combined third of a second. Desouza joined forces with Carson Bianchi, Tre Sherwood, and Zac St. Amour in the sprint relay, where Sherwood overtook Middlebury freshman C.J. Bryant on the last leg to win by .22 seconds. In the final event of the meet, the boys 4×400, Desouza, Bianchi, Jake McNeil, and Trent Cross were first by...

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Athlete of the Week: Madison Chalmers

The 3-sport standout closed her Yellowjacket athletics career in style at the Division II state championships Saturday at South Burlington H.S., turning in career-best jumps in her two strongest events. Chalmers began her day with a 15-foot, 1.5-inch long jump to place ninth out of 21 competitors. In the triple jump, the senior added more than a foot to her best mark, jumping 29-4.5 to finish 10th, one spot behind teammate Camille Hanna. Chalmers’ previous records in the jumps had been 14-8 and...

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Athlete of the Week: Tim Boucher

The Milton attacker had a record-setting day to lead the Yellowjackets into the Division II quarterfinals, scoring three times and picking up what is believed to be a program-record 12 points in the 17-3 playdown victoruy over visiting Otter Valley on May 30. There appears to be no doubt, however, that Boucher’s nine assists is a Milton lacrosse record. Boucher started the playoff win with an early unassisted goal, but did his best to ensure there were for of those the rest of the afternoon with his crisp setups to Owen Perry, setting up six of Perry’s seven...

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Athlete of the Week: Tre Sherwood

Sherwood earned a pair of berths in the New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championships on June 9 in Durham, N.H., and picked up an Essex Invitational title along the way. The senior 3-sport star anchored the Yellowjackets’ 4×100 relay team to fifth place, taking one of six New England slots by just over a quarter of a second. In the 200 meters, with relate teammate Carson Bianchi already holding the 400-meter crown, Sherwood gave Milton another with a razor-thin, 2-hundredths of a second victory over Spencer Towle of...

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New Englands Qualifier

By JOSH KAUFMANN Messenger Sports ESSEX — Tre Sherwood, Carson Bianchi, Trent Holmes, and Trey Poquette brought some Route 7 speed to the track at Essex H.S. on Saturday, where the Milton, Missisquoi, and BFA-St. Albans sprinters swept their way to a half-dozen New England Championships qualifications. Holmes, an MVU senior, started the string of titles with a narrow win in the 100-meter dash, finishing a tenth of a second ahead of Peoples Academy’s Mikell McKenzie. The tight pack at the finish line covered just .36 seconds from Holmes to Poquette, who crossed almost simultaneously with Mt. Mansfield’s Silas...

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