BURLINGTON •Coach: Mert Sells (first season) •Last season: 6-15; lost to Rice in Division I playdowns •Key returnees: Emma Barker, center, senior; Lily Mitchell, guard, senior; Ella Decelles guard, junior •Key newcomer: McKenna Wheeler, guard/forward, sophomore •Outlook: Sells, a former college assistant coach at Hofstra, Columbia and Stony Brook, takes over a Seahorses program that battled significant injuries a year ago. […]
Equal pay for equal play – a slogan the U.S. Women’s National soccer team spread in their fight to close the gender pay gap. The Burlington girls’ soccer team was inspired by their idols and their fearless pursuit of equality. As a result, BHS freshman midfielder Lydia Sheeser spearheaded a #EqualPay campaign for the Seahorses. […]
The goals came. The win followed. And now with half a season in the books, Burlington High School still has yet to taste defeat. The Seahorses bagged a goal each side of halftime as they kept their perfect start intact with a 2-1 win over Colchester in an entertaining high school girls soccer clash on […]
Burlington/South Burlington 48, Rice 0 B/SB (1-3): Bassiru Diawara 2 rushing touchdowns, 1 passing TD, Kalon Taylor 2 TDs total, Brett Bohlmann 1 TD on fumble recovery, Kai Schmidt 1 TD rush, Tobious Dubose 1 TD rush. R (0-4) Note: The SeaWolves scored four first-quarter touchdowns and tallied all of their points before intermission. Bohlmann […]
Essex 1, Burlington 1 E (5-1-1): Kevin Lyon 1G, A.J. Mager 1A. Andrew Seavers 9 saves. B (4-1-2): Jake Manley 1G, Nash Barlow 1A. Owen Harris 1 save. Note: Essex’s Lyon scored in the 20th minute and Burlington’s Manley found the equalizer with about 15 minutes to play.
The first 70 minutes of Tuesday’s Essex at Burlington high school boys soccer contest played out like typical Metro Division fare: Rugged but technical. Chances few and hard-earned. Then in a blink, it turned into a classic. Essex goalie Andrew Seavers’ dramatic last-minute equalizer was one-upped by Burlington center back Sam Hogg’s brilliant strike in the second overtime as the […]