December 10: Rebel Recap

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Thursday December 10, 2015

Girls Basketball

The Rebels picked up a victory in their first game of the season, running away with a 59-26 victory over Missisquoi. Elizabeth Khosravi led South Burlington with an 11-point scoring performance. The Rebels got additional help from Allie Bosley and Emma McDonough, both of whom added 9 points in the win. South Burlington is 1-0 with the victory.

Girls Hockey

South Burlington defeated Rice in a 2-1 overtime win at Cairns Arena this past week. The Green Knights took an early lead, but the Rebels tied the game in the 3rd period on a goal by Kate Hall. In the first overtime period, the Rebels transitioned the puck well, with some precision assisting passes from Katie Young and Sara Rourke setting up the game winning goal by South Burlington’s Sophie Jarvis. Erin Church made 12 saves in goal for South Burlington, as the Rebels improved to 1-0 on the season.

Boys Basketball

South Burlington dropped their season opener 68-57 to visiting Vergennes last week. The Rebels got out to a fast start, leading 21-16 after the first quarter. The Commodores tied the game 27-27 by the half, and Vergennes was able to pull away in the final two quarters, lifted by four Commodores scoring in double figures. Ben Moran led South Burlington in scoring, with 14 points, while teammates Harrison Gregoire and Jeremy Clements also reached double figures in the games, with 12 and 11 points, respectively.

South Burlington fell to Mount Mansfield 58-28 this past week, in the team’s second loss of the season. The Rebels struggled to generate offense early, trailing 22-7 going into halftime, but finally found some offensive rhythm in the second half. Sammy Premsagar led the Rebels in scoring, with 8 points in the game. South Burlington is 0-2 on the season.

Boys Hockey

South Burlington picked up a win in its season opener, handily defeating Spaulding 6-3. Brendan Lahue delivered a scoring hat trick for South Burlington, while Nate Scandore, Elias Fleischman, and Michael Flaherty each added a goal for the Rebels. Travis Gay made 18 saves in goal for South Burlington. With the win, South Burlington is 1-0 on the season.

SOURCE: Peter Culkin, Correspondent