May 4: Rebel Recap

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Thursday May 04, 2017

Softball

The Rebel softball team played three games over the April break, finishing 1-2. On Tuesday, the Rebels hosted Middlebury in what ended up being a 13-6 loss. Two days later, the Rebels found themselves back in the win column with a dominating 13-1 win over host Burlington. Finally, the Rebels were defeated 19-2 by visiting Essex over the weekend. Liz Sargent led the way on offense with two three-hit games, and teammate Brianna Belisle added a three-hit game of her own. Zeile Condon-Layman had in inside-the-park home run in the Burlington game, while Anna Barrazzo earned the win from the pitcher’s position. Next up is a trip to St. Albans for a May 4 game.

Baseball

The South Burlington baseball team also had a busy week of action. They, too, finished the week with a 1-2 record. While they defeated Middlebury at home, 14-4, on Tuesday, their losses came at the hands of Burlington with a 4-3 road defeat and a 6-5 loss at home versus Essex. Andrew Cunningham, Noah Barton, and Liam McMackin had multi-game hits in the Middlebury win, while Eamon Sheridan had a pair of multi-hit games over the week and Sammy Premsagar had two hits and two RBIs in the Essex game. Ben Tate had a 1-1 record from the mound while John Thibeault struck out seven in the Burlington loss. The baseball team travels to play BFA St. Albans on May 4.

Boys Lacrosse

The Rebel boys lacrosse team is undefeated nearly a third of the way through the season after racking up a 16-0 win over Brattleboro and a 15-8 win over Essex over the break. Calvin Hultgren went on a scoring spree as he struck 12 goals and three assists in the two games while Nick Liscinsky tallied seven goals and six assists. Max Capano also earned multi-goal games in each win and Hayden Stech had a three-goal game against Brattleboro. Ryan Hockenbury earned a shut-out win over Brattleboro while splitting time with Bailey Finnigan and combining for 17 saves in the win over Essex. The Rebels finished the week 5-0 for the season. Their next game is home against Middlebury on May 5.

SOURCE: Drew Gordon, Correspondent