Thursday September 13, 2018
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.
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.
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.
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