Thursday February 18, 2016
The Rebels held a lead at halftime, but lost control of the game in the second half, falling to North Country 53-39 this past Friday night. The Falcons snapped a fourteen game losing streak with the win over the Rebels, as Hunter Stanley led North Country to victory with 21 points in the game. The Falcons went on an unstoppable scoring tear in the second half, out scoring the Rebels 37-13 in the final two quarters. Tyler Ayers led South Burlington in scoring with 13 points while Jeremy Clements added 9 points. The Rebels fall 4-16 with the loss, while the Falcons advance to the Division 1 playoffs.
South Burlington came up short against Essex in a 3-2 loss this past week. The Hornets raced out to a 3-0 lead before the Rebels battled back with a pair of scores in the final period. Mike Flaherty carried the Rebels in the final period, contributing both of South Burlington’s scores, assisted on each by teammate Brendan Lahue. Travis Gay made 35 saves in goal for South Burlington.
The Green Knights raced out to an early first quarter lead and never surrendered it to the Rebels, as Rice upended South Burlington 52-39 this past week. Elizabeth Khosravi led the Rebels in scoring with 17 points, but South Burlington surrendered a pair of double digit scoring performances to Rice’s Lisa Sulejmani and Leah Larivee, who scored 16 and 11 points in the game respectively. With the loss, South Burlington falls to 8-10 on the season.
The Rebels couldn’t keep up with the Hornets in a 5-1 loss this past Saturday. Kate Hall scored South Burlington’s lone goal of the game, but the Rebels surrendered two goals and an assist to Essex’s Maddie Young. Erin Church turned away 28 shots in goal for South Burlington. With the loss, the Rebels fall to 5-13-1 on the season.
SOURCE: Peter Culkin, Correspondent