Oct. 4: South Burlington Wolves Weekly Recap


Burlington-South Burlington 35, Champlain Valley 13: Manny Dodson gained 130 yards on the ground and ran in for two touchdowns to pace Burlington-South Burlington in a win over Champlain Valley on Saturday.

Duncan MacDonald, who threw for 108 yards and two touchdowns, opened the scoring with a 16-yard TD pass to Chance O’Connor. Nico Strempek added to the lead with a 10-yard score.

Dodson then added on two touchdown runs, one from 50 yards out and another from 40 yards, to put the game out of reach. MacDonald hit Robbie Mafuta with a 19-yard touchdown pass to cap the scoring for the SeaWolves.

CVU’s Jason Rosner scored on a 1-yard TD run, while Jack ZuWallack had a 9-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter.

Alex Murray had 53 yards to lead the Redhawk rushing attack.

With the win, the SeaWolves move to 4–1 while CVU falls to 0–5.


Champlain Valley 3, South Burlington 0: Sara Kelley struck early as host Champlain Valley blanked South Burlington on Saturday.

Kelley tallied in the 12th minute to open the scoring for the Redhawks, then added a second goal to double the lead. Josie Pecor also scored for CVU, who move to 8–0 with the win. Olivia Zubarik added two assists.

Maryn Askew made four saves to earn the shutout for CVU. Mercedes Rozzi stopped nine shots in goal for South Burlington, who fall to 5–3.


Champlain Valley 4, South Burlington 0: Champlain Valley struck for three goals in the first half to pull away from visiting South Burlington on Friday.

Jack Sinopli, Nick Durieux and Chase Mitchell all scored in the first half for the Redhawks (5-0-2) before James Schmidt tallied in the second half to seal the win. Aidan Johnson made six saves to earn the shutout.

Ben Capano stopped four shots for the Wolves, who fall to 6-2-1.


South Burlington 2, Essex 1: South Burlington found the game-winner with under six minutes to play to earn the win over Metro Division rival Essex on Friday.

Lily Truchon knocked in a pass from Kate Hall for the game-winning goal for the Wolves, who move to 6–1 with the win. Lindsey Booth tallied in the first half for South Burlington, while Ainsley Hultgren made three saves.

Morgan McCuin scored for the Hornets, who fall to 6–2. Kaylan Ferreira stopped nine shots.


South Burlington traveled to the Williston Country Club on Thursday to compete in the NVAC Championship. The Wolves finished in fifth place with a score of 361.

Jagr Rinehart was the low scorer for the Wolves with an 82. Mason Klesch followed with an 88, Roan O’Leary had a 91 and Ethan Borick came in with a 100.

Champlain Valley finished first with a score of 319. Rice followed with a 338, BFA-St. Albans was third (341) and Essex came in fourth place (350).


The South Burlington girls cross country team ran to a seventh-place finish on Saturday in the U-32 Invitational.

Sierra Fisher came in fifth place to lead the Wolves, finishing in 20:57.92. Holly Margulius (32nd), Jane Kakalec (40th) and Sierra Duffy (58th) rounded out the top four finishers for South Burlington.


South Burlington 3, Rice 0: The South Burlington boys volleyball team topped visiting Rice in straight sets on Saturday.

The Wolves won the first set 25–17, added a win in the second 25–18 and clinched the win with a 25–20 victory in the third set.

The win over Rice helped the Wolves to rebound from a loss to Champlain Valley on Friday. The Redhawks topped South Burlington in three sets, winning 25–8, 25–17 and 25–15

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