Oct. 22: Rebel Recap

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Thursday October 22, 2015


South Burlington fell to Essex 43-0 this past Friday night. The loss wraps up the regular season for the Rebels with an 0-8 record.

Girls Soccer

The Rebels gave up an early goal, but answered with a pair of scores of their own to give South Burlington a 2-1 victory over BFA last week. Bella Nevin and Cameron Peyko provided the scores for the Rebels, with Peyko’s goal breaking the tie and giving South Burlington the lead in the second half. Bailey Burt made seven saves in the net for South Burlington. The Rebels improved to 6-6-1 with the victory.

Boys Soccer

St. Albans pushed the Rebels into overtime with a late penalty kick to tie last Tuesday’s contest at 1-1 with twenty-nine seconds remaining in regulation. Six minutes into the first overtime period, South Burlington’s Amerlin Nemeye fired a score into the Bobwhites net to lift the Rebels to a 2-1 victory, with teammate Patrick O’Hara earning the assist on the goal. Nemeye was also responsible for South Burlington’s first goal of the game, scoring on a first half penalty kick to get the Rebels on the board. Tyler Ayers made three saves in the game to preserve the win.

The Rebels outpaced the Cougars over the weekend, as South Burlington defeated Mount Mansfield 2-1. Patrick O’Hara scored early for the Rebels and teammate Amerlin Nemeye broke a 1-1 tie with a game deciding score in the second half. Tyler Ayers made five saves in goal for South Burlington, who improve to 12-2 with the victory.

Field Hockey

Kate Hall helped lead the Rebels to a 4-2 victory over Middlebury this past week. Hall added two scores in the game, both coming in the first half, to give South Burlington an early lead and keep the pressure on the Tigers. Joan Vera netted a goal in the contest, while also contributing a pair of assists. Katie Jang also scored for the Rebels, to round out South Burlington’s scoring in the game. Liz Sargent made ten saves in the game to preserve the victory.

CVU upended South Burlington 2-0 last weekend. The Redhawks kept up intense pressure on the Rebels defense, forcing goalie Liz Sargent to make 19 saves in the loss. With the loss, South Burlington falls to 10-3-1, while CVU improves to 9-3-2.

SOURCE: Peter Caulkin, Correspondent