October 18: South Burlington Wolves Weekly Recap

Girls Soccer

South Burlington 4, BFA-St. Albans 0: The South Burlington girls soccer team topped BFA-St. Albans 4-0 on Monday night to earn their second shutout of the week.

The Wolves beat St. Johnsbury 2-0 on Friday for the first shutout, with Hannah Murray making one stop in goal.

Cora Kakalec and Katie O’Hara each had a goal for the Wolves, with Anna Hamma and Annika Imoberstag providing assists.

With the two wins, South Burlington moves to 9-4 so far this season.

Boys Soccer

Rice 3, South Burlington 2: South Burlington’s comeback attempt fell short as the boys soccer team lost to Rice on Saturday.

The Green Knights opened up a 2-0 lead, then the Wolves came back to tie it at 2 before surrendering the game-winner with 10 minutes to play.

Ben Knudsen scored for the Wolves (7-4-1) in the first half and Samy Slamani tallied with just over 15 minutes remaining in the second half to even the score.

Elliot Limanek found the back of the net just five minutes later to lift Rice to the win.

Ben Capano made three stops in a losing effort for South Burlington, while Owen Greene earned the win with eight saves.

Cross Country

The South Burlington Boys Cross Country Team ran to a third place finish in Jericho on Friday.

Host Mount Mansfield took the win in the event, with Essex coming in second.

Matt Rogers was the top finisher for the Wolves in 16th place, followed by Rowan Killeen, who came in 32nd. Ethan Chant was 43rd, and Haias Eriksson followed in 45th place.

The South Burlington Girls Cross Country Team followed up that result with a third-place finish of their own in the Harwood Invitational on Saturday.

Sierra Fisher placed in seventh place for a top 10 finish for the Wolves, while Sierra Duffy (15th), Holly Margulius (16th) and Jane Kakalec (17th) rounded out the top four.


Middlebury 19, Burlington-South Burlington 14: Middlebury found the back of the end zone with under five minutes remaining in regulation to pull out a win over Burlington-South Burlington on Friday night.

The SeaWolves fell behind 13-0 early in the second half before mounting a comeback. The South Burlington defense forced two fumbles that the offense turned into two scores.

Manny Dodson scored from five yards out in the third quarter and Kai Schmidt added a 66-yard touchdown to give the SeaWolves a 14-13 lead.

But with four minutes remaining, Middlebury quarterback Tyler Buxton found Zach Dunn with a 32-yard touchdown pass to go ahead for good.

Schmidt paced the BHS-SB offense with 126 yards on 21 carries, with the team falling to 4-3 on the season.

Field Hockey

South Burlington 9, U-32 0: The South Burlington offensive explosion continues as the Wolves scored nine goals for the second game in a row and beat U-32 on Thursday.

Kate Hall had a hat trick for South Burlington, who moved to 11-1. Odessa O’Brien added two goals, while Danielle Sleiman, Mia Angwin, Colby Casey and Ana Stich each tallied one goal apiece.

Ainsley Hultgren made two saves to earn the shutout.

The Wolves also earned a 9-0 victory over Burlington on Wednesday, with Lily Truchon adding three goals and Lindsey Booth scoring twice.

Boys Volleyball

The South Burlington boys volleyball team racked up a win over Burlington Tuesday and then fell to Essex on Saturday.

On Tuesday, the Wolves won 25-17, 25-18, and 25-22 to capture the straight set win.

On Saturday, Essex won the first set 25-14, then took the second and third 25-19 to beat South Burlington.

SOURCE: Lauren Read, Correspondent

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