Defending Division 1 champion South Burlington High took the rubber match and with it a ticket to the semifinals Friday afternoon when the Rebels ended the Redhawks’ season with a 1-0 victory.
CVU finished a solid campaign with an 8-3-4 mark. The ‘Hawks had lost 3-2 at South Burlington but had nipped the Rebs 2-1 at the Hinesburg hillside nest during the season.
A late penalty corner Friday led the South Burlington’s game-winning goal with 28 second remaining in regulation, Courtney Barrett knocking the ball into the cage.
For the game shots on goal were even at four apiece.
“We had a couple of good chances, but it just didn’t work out,” CVU coach Kate McDonald told the media.