At  Centennial Field in Burlington on Saturday, June 9, the fourth-seeded South Burlington High School baseball team played to win, claiming the state championship in a 5-3 game victory over Colchester High School. Ben Tate, #8, shares the joy with an enthusiastic crowd. Photo: Paul Lamontagne, www.vtsportsimages.com.


June 14: South Burlington Wolves Weekly Recap

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Thursday June 14, 2018

Ultimate

The Varsity Boys Ultimate Frisbee team’s season ended Saturday, June 2, after losing 5-15 to Burlington in the state semi-finals. After beating Essex in the quarter finals 15-7, the team couldn’t keep up with the now two-time defending state champions. The team’s overall record, including play-offs, was 13-7(3rd in the state). Captain Evan Jones led the team with 11 percent of the team’s total stats (24 assists, 23 points, 26 defensive plays). Junior Ethan Frost led the team in assists with 32, while senior Oliver Kowalewitz was right behind him with 29. Freshman Lucas Pendolino, Sophomore Isaac Toupin, and Junior Ethan Hood all broke onto the varsity scene this year and contributed in all facets having solid production in every area of the game. In the regular season, the team won both South Burlington derbies, beating Rice (13-7) and Vermont Commons (12-8).  Evan Jones made first team All-State and Ethan Frost made second team All-State, which was the first for both of them.

The Varsity Girls Ultimate Frisbee team ended their season losing in the quarterfinals to Burlington 5-15, also on June 2. While the result was disappointing, overall, the season was a success. With an overall record of 4-7 the team drastically improved after winning just one game the year before in their inaugural season. Two sophomores, Ana Stich and Julia Johnson, were the primary leaders of the team.  Ana led the team in points with 35, while also contributing 12 assists and 28 defensive plays; Julia led the team in assists with 36, with 4 points and 14 d’s.  With a core group of rising juniors, this team can only improve and has a bright future ahead of them.


Girls Tennis

On Thursday, June 7, the South Burlington girls tennis team traveled to Shelburne for the Division 1 championship against defending champ CVU. The sixth seeded Wolves fell 7-0 but making it to the finals after upsetting Burlington in the semi-finals was the highlight of the season.

Division I Championship At Davis Park

(1) Champlain Valley 7, (6) South Burlington 0
Singles: Stephanie Joseph (CVU) def. Kailey Yang (SB) 6-1, 6-2; Sophie Dauerman (CVU) def. Sophie Bujold (SB) 6-3, 6-4; Kendall Blanck (CVU) def. Kailei Eustis (SB) 6-0, 6-0; Renee Dauerman (CVU def. Rayna Brosseau (SB) 6-0, 6-1; Corina Gorman (CVU) def. Nisha Shah (SB) 6-2, 6-2
Doubles: Maddie Huber/Megan Watson (CVU) def. Helen Bujold/Eve Heroux (SB) 3-6, 6-4, 10-6; Courtney Vincent/Ella Kinney (CVU) def. Julia Crocker/Katrina Khosravi (SB) 6-0, 6-0
Records: CVU 16-0, SB 10-6

Girls Lacrosse

On June 6 in Hinesburg, the Wolves girls lacrosse team fell to number one seeded CVU 13-7. Dakota Crane, Lilly Truchon and Willow Yager each had two of the goals in the game. While South Burlington kept it close for most of the game, the Redhawks pulled away at the end.

 

SOURCE: Drew Gordon, Correspondent