Essex softball

Essex Varsity Softball huddles up during a game May 15.

This afternoon, three Hornet teams battled in the semifinals for a chance to play in the state championships. Here are the results. 

Varsity Softball

Essex softball

Essex: 1, Mount Anthony: 0

The fourth-seeded Hornets won their semifinal match-up today against the top-seeded Mount Anthony Patriots. A single run in the third inning made all the difference. 

Essex will now head to the Division I state championship at 3 p.m. this Sunday to play BFA-St. Albans at Castleton University. 

Varsity Baseball

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Essex: 4, Brattleboro: 5

In the semifinals today, the No. 2 Hornets lost to No. 3 Brattleboro. 

Brattleboro will now play Champlain Valley Union this Sunday in the Division I championships at Centennial Field in Burlington. 

Varsity Lacrosse

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Essex: 5, CVU: 11

The fifth-seeded Hornets lost in the semifinals today to top-seeded Champlain Valley Union. 

The Redhawks will try for their eighth-straight crown when they play Burr and Burton in the Division I championship at a date and location to be determined. 

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Staff Writer

Bridget Higdon is a Staff Writer. She was previously the editor-in-chief of The Vermont Cynic, UVM's independent newspaper. She’s been published in Seven Days, Editor & Publisher and Vermont Vacation Guide. She likes to cook and explore Vermont by bike.

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