Thursday March 15, 2018
After an extraordinary upset of number one seeded BFA St. Albans in the quarterfinals, the number eight seeded South Burlington Wolves boys hockey team found itself in a semifinals matchup with Spaulding in Barre on Friday, March 9. Unfortunately, the Wolves were never able to overcome Spaulding’s fast start, as the Crimson tide raced to a 5-1 lead over the first two periods. Reid LeClair scored the Wolves’ only goal in the loss.
After a terrific season in which most of the Wolves girls hockey team’s games ended in blowout wins, South Burlington lost to Missisquoi in the semifinals at Cairns on Wednesday, March 7. After MVU jumped to a 3-0 lead, Kate Hall’s two third-period goals were just not enough to get the Wolves back in the game. Less Tan had 12 saves in the loss, and the South Burlington offense managed to get 42 shots on net.
After an up and down season which had many extreme highs and a few lows as well, the boys basketball team fell in overtime to CVU in the play downs of the Division 1 playoffs on Tuesday, March 6. The Wolves managed to build up to a 10 point lead, but CVU fought back and forced overtime. In the extra frame, the Redhawks did just enough to get the 67-63 victory. Hakeem Fuad had 26 points, including 19 in the second half, Ethan Klesch finished with 16 and Owen MacDonough added 10.
SOURCE: Drew Gordon, Correspondent