April 19: South Burlington Wolves Weekly Recap

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Thursday April 19, 2018

Girls Lacrosse

The Wolves girls lacrosse team evened up their record going 1-1 at home last week. On Tuesday, April 10, the Wolves lost 10-7 to visiting CVU. Christina March led the way on offense with four goals, while Ainsley Hultgren (assist), Dakota Crane and Grace Hoehl also scored. Claire Phillips secured eight saves in the tight game.

Three days later, South Burlington bounced back with an 11-6 victory at home versus BFA-St. Albans. Three goals from Dakota Crane, and double tallies from Willow Yager, Joan Vera, and Caroline Desautels propelled the Wolves to the win. Claire Phillips had five stops. Their next game is against Rutland on April 20.

Boys Lacrosse

In a rematch of last year’s Division One championship game, CVU cruised to a 12-4 victory over South Burlington. Calvin Hultgren (assist), Cale DuBrul, Joe Bolkin and Nico Strempek scored the Wolves’ goals. Ryan Hockenbury had seven saves in the loss. There will be a rematch in South Burlington later in the season. The team hosts Everest Academy at SBHS on April 19.

Boys Tennis

The boys tennis team opened up their season in Essex on Wednesday, April 11 in cold, windy conditions. The defending state champions are young and should improve dramatically throughout the season. They fell to the Hornets 4-3.

Singles: Sam Walker, SB def. Andy Shen, E 5-6, 6-2, 10-4; Ragulan Sivakumar, SB def. David Wrenner, E 6-3, 6-3; Ryan Anderson, SB def. Carl Fung, E 6-3, 6-1; Brendan Brooks, E def Michael Cafiero, SB 7-6, 7-5; Santosh Rajendran, E def. Sebastian Bohl, SB 6-1, 3-6, 10-6
Doubles: Lucas Buell/Ethan Brueckner, E def. Foster Ayers/Ethan Hammond-Fortune, SB 6-2, 6-1; Aiden Jensen/David Knickerbocker, E def. George Huffman/Pierre Goslovich, SB 6-2, 6-0

Their next match will be after April break.

Track & Field

In a dual meet competition held at SBHS on Thursday, April 12, both the boys and girls teams found themselves in the win column.

On the girls side, the team defeated Champlain Valley 235 to 220 and Montpelier 344 to 50.

Event winners
200: Cora Kakalec, SB 28.53
400: Tara Lowensohn, SB 1:03.37
800: Sonya Heldman, SB 2:41.17
100 hurdles: Diana Gregoire, SB 18.95. 
4x400: South Burlington (Druzba, Bock, Heldman, Al-namee) 4:54.04
4x800: South Burlington (Bolduc, Duffy, Heldman, Sandberg) 11:01.72
Long jump: Cora Kakalec, SB 15-8.5
Triple jump: Odessa O’Brien, SB 34-10
Shot put: Grace Bodykevich, SB 26-8. 

On the boys side, the team fell to CVU 246 to 203 but defeated Montpelier 320-69.

Event winners
200: Ryan Steele, SB 24.1
800: Jackson Hauman, SB 2:03.63
3,000: Lucas Calcagni, SB 9:41.05
100 hurdles: Ben Knudsen, SB 17.4. 
300 hurdles: Ben Knudsen, SB 45.8. 
4x400: South Burlington (Steele, Pidgeon, Knudsen, Main) 4:00.44. 
4x800: South Burlington (Calcagni, McNight, Gordon, Edwards) 9:13.96. 
Long jump: Ryan Steele, SB 18-6. 
Shot put: Dustin McGrath, SB 41-0.5. 
Discus: Dustin McGrath, SB 92-2. 

Girls Tennis

The girls tennis team opened up their season at home versus Essex on Tuesday, April 10.

South Burlington 5, Essex 2
Singles: Destina Suren (E) def. Sophie Bujold (SB) 6-1, 6-4; Kailey Yang (SB) def. Anna Ursiny (E) 6-4, 6-3; Helen Bujold (SB) def. Maya Asher 6-0, 6-0; Lauren Riley (E) def. Kailei Eustis (SB) 7-5, 6-2; Rachel Ambaye (SB) def. Tilly Krishna (E) 6-3, 6-2
Doubles: Julia Crocker/Eve Heroux (SB) def. Michaela Campo/Sasha Hunt (E) 6-2, 6-1; Rayna Brosseau/Katrina Khosravi (SB) def. Abby Brooks/Anna Eekraw (E) 6-0, 6-0

Their next match will be after April break.

 

SOURCE: Drew Gordon, Correspondent