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January 31, 2014

Sports Shorts: January 31, 2014

Vaccaro collects hardware in Boston

BOSTON — Kent Vaccaro was in Boston last weekend, receiving trophies for both first and second place in the 80cc Cadet and 100cc Mini Rotax classes for the 2013 New Hampshire Karting Championships.

Earlier in the year, the 12-year-old racer won first place in the Vermont State 2 cycle Championship, capping off a year of 31 races, 26 podium visits and 18 first-place finishes in the three separate series.

Week 1 Rifle League results

PLATTSBURGH — The Rough Riders Rifle Team placed third in the first week of competition in the Vermont Winter Postal League.

The team was led by Pete Visconti, who fired a 397. He also had the league’s second-best score. The league has 15 teams and 110 competitors from six states.

Visconti and Paul Deslieres were named to this week’s All-Star team. Andrew Visconti was the team’s top junior shooter and was named to the league’s Junior All-Star team.

For more information about the Rough Riders Rifle Team or the Plattsburgh Rod & Gun Club, contact Norbert Yakey at 298-5161.

Week 1 Standings

1, Albion 1579, 2, Whitehall 1574, 3, Plattsburgh 1570, 4, Jamestown 1568, 5, Quaker Hill 1562, 6, Barrington 1558, 7, Burlington 1555, 8, Modesto 1485, 9, Sharpshooters 1456, 10, Aces 1454, 11, St Lawrence 1394, 12, Hudson Falls 1149, 13, Northfield 1122, 14, JR.RoughRiders 1100, 15, Marksman 981.

Labatt Blue curling competition Feb. 1

PLATTSBURGH — The Labatt Blue curling double-elimination competition will occur at the American Legion Post 1619 pond Saturday. The event starts at 9 a.m. Teams are asked to be on the ice a half-hour before their game.

Pairings

Rink 1

9 a.m. — Team Strange Brewmasters (Dr. O’Connor, Dr. Caldon, Kevin Conroy, Chris O’Connor vs. Team Hulbert Bros. (Bob Meier, Travis Dezan, Jess Ewald, Dextor Clemons).

9:20 a.m. — Team Irish (Tom Livesey, John Livesey, Joe Livesey, Curler) vs. Team Sprinklers (Chris Lefevre, Brian Gumlaw, Curler, Curler).

9:40 a.m. — Team Brewers (Nancy Provost, Gary Daniels, Dean Grenier, Curler) vs. Team S.A.L. 1619 (Steve Burdo, Dan Easton, Rick “Peggy” Duquette, Fonze Rushford).

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