Falcons Tie, Rangers Win, More

Staff ReportsGIRLS HOCKEYNo. Country 2, Harwood 2WATERBURY-After getting down 2-0 through two periods of play, the North Country Falcons scored twice in the third to force overtime, and the eventual tie with the Harwood Highlanders.“We’ve played better, but we came to play,” said NCU coach Claude Paul.It would be the power-play doing the damage for the Falcons in third period.Working with a 5-3 advantage, Whitney Bernier converted a pass from Taylor Morley to make it 2-1.Now on a five on four advantage, the power-play unit struck again as Corrina Cota netted her first goal of the year that was set up by Morley and Anyas Morin.Nobody could find the back of the net for the rest of regulation, or in overtime, and the two teams settled for the tie. Mikaella Doran stopped 24 for the 6-6-1 Falcons, while Siena Damon had 40 saves for 2-8-3 Harwood.North Country will be back in action on Wednesday when they travel to St. Albans to take on BFA at 7:00.BOYS BASKETBALLLake Region 66, Enosburg 58ENOSBURG-A big twenty-five point fourth quarter helped the Lake Region Rangers get past the Enosburg on Monday night..Enosburg, on the strength of Calvin Carter’s 13 points, built up a six point lead at half-time.However, Dennis Newland had 11 of his team-high 18 points in the second as the Rangers erased the deficit and came away with the win.Clint Provoncha had 15 points, and Alex Beauregard added 9 as the Rangers improve to 8-4 on the year.The boys will be in action on Wednesday when they take on Hazen on the road. Tip is slated for 7:30GIRLS BASKETBALLRice 63, No. Country 22SO. BURLINGTON-The Rice Green Knights showed why they are one of the best teams in Vermont, as they handed the North Country Falcons a very one-sided loss on Monday night.Nicole Therrien’s 7 fourth-quarter points were a team-best for the Falcons, while Hailee Barron had a game-high 18 for Rice.Now 3-9, the Falcons will welcome in the St. Johnsbury Hilltoppers on Thursday. Tip-off is slated for 6:30.