The newly cooperative Champlain Valley Union-South Burlington High girls hockey team took a 1-1 mark into Wednesday’s home clash with Spaulding High at Cairns Arena.
The Reb-Hawks return to the ice Saturday with a trip to meet Harwood Union High at 6 p.m. at the Ice Center of Washington County.
On Monday, their initial road trip of the season to Manchester—postponed from last Saturday—resulted in a 3-1 stinger by Burr and Burton Academy.
Kyla Driver of the Reb-Hawks scored the first goal of the game but the CVU-SBHS combine was unable to score again and the Bulldogs were able to get three pucks past goalie Courtney Peyko who made 28 saves.
In their season opener a week ago Wednesday, the Reb-Hawks rapped Rice Memorial 7-3 at Cairns.
CVU veterans Molly Dunphy and Rachel Pitcher scored for the winners, Dunphy popping two goals.
Courtney Barrett and and Sarah Fisher each added two tallies and two assists for the winners.
—Mal Boright, Observer correspondent