Sept. 13: South Burlington Wolves Weekly Recap

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Thursday September 13, 2018

Field Hockey

South Burlington 7, Hartford 1: The South Burlington field hockey team rebounded from its first loss of the season with a lopsided win over Hartford on Saturday.

Lilly Truchon had three goals for the Wolves (2-1), while Kate Hall added two goals and two assists. Ana Stich and Mia Angwin each added a goal to round out the scoring.

Keeper Ainsley Hultgren made three stops in goal to earn the win.

Saturday’s win helped salvage a solid week for South Burlington after the group fell in overtime to Essex on Thursday.

Cory Weimer scored in the extra period to lift Essex to the 2-1 win.

Kate Hall scored in the first half to give the Wolves the early lead before Maddie Reed found the tying goal in the second frame.

Girls Soccer

Champlain Valley 2, South Burlington 0: After opening the season with two wins, the South Burlington girls soccer team suffered its first setback of the season, losing to defending champs Champlain Valley 2-0 on Friday.

Olivia Zubarik had two goals for the Redhawks, while Hannah Murray made six saves in a losing effort for the Wolves (2-1).

South Burlington opened the season with a 2-1 win over Montpelier and followed that with a 3-0 victory over U-32.

Boys Soccer

South Burlington 2, Milton 1: Tenzin Choedak lifted the South Burlington Boys’ Soccer Team to a 2-1 win over host Milton on Saturday.

Choedak scored on a penalty kick with 12 minutes remaining to break a 1-1 tie and give the Wolves the lead, and ultimately the win.

Abdi Hassan also scored for undefeated South Burlington, who is now 3-0 on the season. Ben Capano stopped six shots in goal.

The Wolves started off their season with two shutout wins, topping Rice 6-0 to open the season and beating U-32 5-0 on Wednesday before moving to 3-0 with the win over the Yellow Jackets.
Football

Rice 8, Burlington-South Burlington 6: The Burlington-South Burlington offense struggled to find a rhythm against a staunch Rice defense and the SeaWolves fell 8-6 on Saturday in the second game of the season.

Duncan MacDonald hit Chance O’Connor with a 23-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter for the SeaWolves’ (1-1) only score of the game.

The Green Knights responded early in the second on a TD pass of their own. Ryan Byrnes hit John Rousseau with a 29-yard pass for the score and Joey Viner scampered into the end zone to complete the 2-point conversion and give Rice the 8-6 lead.

 

SOURCE: Lauren Read, Correspondent