South Burlington 60, Brattleboro 55
The South Burlington boys basketball team is off to a hot start, winning their first two games to kick off the season.
On Thursday, the Wolves topped BFA-St. Albans 59-43 to open with a win. Tyler Gammon had 26 points and 11 rebounds to earn a double-double, while Evan Parker and Brendan Bridge each chipped in with 11 points.
South Burlington then doubled their win total with a 60-55 victory over Brattleboro on Saturday. Parker paced the Wolves offense with 24 points, while Bridge added 14. Cam Yee scored six of his nine points in the fourth quarter to help South Burlington put the game away.
South Burlington 32, Mount Mansfield 30
The South Burlington girls basketball team made coach Stephanie Beck’s debut a good one, earning a 32-30 win over Mount Mansfield on Friday.
The Wolves outscored the Cougars 13-2 in the third quarter to pull out the win, after trailing 22-13 at halftime.
Maddy Collins led the offense with 13 points and Colby Casey added 10 points for South Burlington.
South Burlington 3, Rice 3
The South Burlington boys hockey team came back from an early deficit to earn a tie with Rice on Friday night.
The Wolves trailed 2-0 after the first period but came back to force OT.
Rice 2, South Burlington 1 (OT)
Kate Buckley scored in overtime to lift Rice to a 2-1 win over South Burlington on Friday.
It was Buckley’s second goal of the game. Lisa McNamara got an assist on the game-winner. Emily Macdonald earned the win with 16 saves.
Emma Havers scored for the Wolves (1-2) and Lyssa Tan made 36 saves.
The South Burlington bowling team opened the winter season on Saturday, Dec. 8, at the annual Holiday Classic in Rutland.
The Wolves finished in fifth place, taking the first match against Springfield but falling to Randolph in the semifinals of the nine team event.
South Burlington then hosted their first match of the season on Saturday, Dec. 15, with visiting teams Burlington, Windsor and Hartford at Champlain Lanes.
The Wolves earned the win, topping Burlington in the first match and beating Hartford in the final match. Jeremy Little had the high score for South Burlington (225), while Aaron Murakami came in with a 223.
The South Burlington gymnastics team opened the year with a loss to Essex on Saturday afternoon.
The Hornets earned 127.65 points to earn the team win, while Ella Lesny took first in vault (8.45) and floor (9.05).
South Burlington’s Sarah Henry came out on top in the all-around competition, with a score of 27.55.