Montpelier Boys Basketball
Ricker guided the Solons to three victories in a seven-day span, boosting his team's record to 6-0. The versatile athlete scored a team-high 16 points Monday night to fuel a 58-49 victory over previously undefeated Hazen. He recorded eight points and six rebounds in a 53-37 victory over U-32, capping a regular-season sweep over the Raiders. The senior also contributed 11 points and four assists in an 85-30 victory over two-time defending D-III champ Thetford. Last fall Ricker and many of his basketball teammates helped the Montpelier soccer team capture its first championship since 1996.