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January 22, 2014--JOURNAL OPINION--Page 13 Haverhill girls among Rotarywinners WELLS RIVER--It took some creative scheduling, but the Woodsville-Wells River Rotary Club' s 47'h annual junior high basketball tournament finished up at the Blue Mountain Union School in Wells River on Sunday. The two-weekend tournament had to cancel the first day of action on Jan. 11 due to inclement weather, forcing a round of games due to played on the first weekend to the tourney's second weekend. It was the first time in the tournament's history that weather forced postponement of games. The tourney features four brackets in all of middle schools boys and girls teams from New Hampshire and Vermont. In the first weekend, the Haverhill Lady Hawks beat the St Johnsbury Catamounts, 23-14 and the St Johnsbury boys beat Haverhill, 31-20 and the Oxbow Lady Olympians edged out the Lyndon Bulldogs, 24-22, and the Oxbow boys beat the Bulldogs 29-24. The Haverhill girls beat Oxbow in the championship game, and the St. Johnsbury Catamount boys beat Oxbow for the boys championship, also postponed from the first weekend. The championship games originally sched- uled for the second weekend in January were played this past weekend. ~The Waterford Eagles took both In the first game of the second weekend of the championship games in the second Woodsville-Wells River Rotary Club's 47th Basket- weekend brackets. The Lady Eagles ball Tournament at BMU in Wells River, the host's. beat Monroe, 39-5, and the Eagles boys Jillian Smith (#2) gets a pass off past Monroe's Eliza beat BMU, 35-10, in those finals. Cowell. More photos from the tournament are online The Rotary Club congratulates all the at www.uppervalleyphotos.com. PHOTO COURTESY WOODSVILLE-WELLS RIVER ROTARY CLUB players and sincerely thanks everyone who helped make this year's toumament a success. Funds raised from the tournament support scholarships for local students. Photos from the games are posted online at www.uppervalleyphotos.com, with all profits donated to the Rotary Club's scholarship fund. find anywhere to go with the ball as he's blocked by BMU's Tyler Burroughs in Saturday's consola- tion game. PHOTO COURTESY WOODSVILLE- WELLS RIVER ROTARY CLUB In the make-up boys championship game from the first weekend, Oxbow's Emerson Burns goes up for two points past St Johnsbury's Ethan Stimpson. The Olympians fell to the Catamounts. PHOTO COURTESY WOODSVILLE-WELLS RIVER ROTARY CLUB Oxbow junior Anthony Giesing (#21) goes up for shot as Lyndon Insti- tute senior Kyle Cipollone tries to block him on Saturday in Bradford. The Olympians lost 60-48 to LI, the top-ranked divi- sion 2 school in the state. JO PHOTO BY TOM NEUBELT opening St. Johnsbury basket in the final game of the day of the Rotary tournament on Jan. 12. PHOTO COURTESY OF WOODSVILLE-WELLS RIVER ROTARY CLUB The OxbowOlympians and Haverhill Hawks met in the postponed girls championship game on Saturday. Here, Molly Clough (#13) takes a shot for Haverhill over Oxbow defender Jesse Daigle (#14). The Hawks went on to win. PHOTO COURTESY AMANDA WHEELER WILDLIFE CONTROL CLASS CONCORD-A free Wildlife Control Operators training class will be held at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Headquarters on Hazen Drive on Jan. 29 from 8:15 a.rn. to 3 p.m. Attendees must be in class by 8:15 a.m. or certification will be denied. A WCO license is necessary for anyone planning to provide commercial nuisance wildlife control in New Hampshire, except for licensed trappers during the regulated trapping seasons. Registration in advance is required by calling (603)271- 2461 or by visiting the department's website and downloading the registration form. Olympians's 60-48 loss to Lyndon Institute on Saturday. On Jan. 25, Oxbow will be at Thetford Acad- emy as part of a full afternoon of games between the schools' middle school, junior varsity and varsity teams. The day concludes with the varisty girls and boys teams tipping off at 5:30 and 7, respectively. JO PHOTO BY TOM NEUBELT the ball under Haverhill's net in the first game of the 47th Annual Woodsville-Wells River Rotary Club basketball tournament. PHOTO COURTESY OF WOODSVILLE-WELLS RIVER ROTARY CLUB In the boys championship game on Sunday, BMU's Dylan Morse (bottom left) pulls the ball away from Waterford's Alex Gingue (back) and Nick Stowell (right). Waterford would win sweeping both the boys and girls championships on Sunday. PHOTO COURTESY WOODSVILLE-WELLS RIVER ROTARY CLUB Good Local News! GoatHead Graf*x Tattoo Kevin Graf. Artist Main Street Bradford, VT 802-222-4700 STORAGE UNITS NOW AVAILABLE.I UNIT SIZES: 5X5 10X20 10'X10 For more information, Call 603-353-9700 Established Nl;dcohn ~(/':/l'tl, 1981 ( ht,~ler Site & Land Development Land Clearing Equestrian Needs Pond Construction Road Construction Stonework Tennis Court Construction Septic Systems (VT & NI 1 Licen';ed) EVERY VEHICLE SOLD GETS A 126-POINT SAFETY CHECK We Listen To Our Customers.. WE GIVE YOU THE BEST PRICE UP FRONT!