10 YEARS AGO (2004)
Brittany Jarvis scores 17 points to lead Northeastern Clinton to a 60-29 triumph over Saranac in the girls’ Section VII Class B basketball final.
Brynn Fessette nets 21 as Seton Catholic edges Ticonderoga 40-39 to win the girls’ Class C championship while Bethany Friedrich hits for 15 points to lead Chazy to a 44-39 victory over Minerva-Newcomb in the Class D final.
Donte Ray scores 16 points and Bryan Caron, 15, to spark Saranac to a 75-50 win over Saranac Lake in the boys’ Class B final.
Jamie Burris drops in 22 points and Brendan Graney, 21, as Ticonderoga shocks previously unbeaten Seton Catholic 53-50, in overtime, in the Class C title game.
Adam Miller scores 17 points, including a clutch 3-pointer late, to lead Bolton to a 60-53 victory over Willsboro and its first Class D banner.
Tupper Lake’s Josh Dupuis places second in the shot put at the state indoor track & field meet with a section-record throw of 61 feet, 8 inches while Plattsburgh High’s Eliot Luscombe takes second in the 300-meter dash with a time of 35.42 seconds.
Matt LeClair’s second goal of the game, with 6 seconds to play, lifts Seton Catholic to a 3-2 upset of top-ranked Rochester McQuaid in the state DI boys’ hockey quarterfinals. Beekmantown gets goals from 7 players in a 7-2 triumph over Fox Lane in the DII quarters.
Chad LaDue is named NJCAA Div. III, Region III Coach of the Year after turning North Country CC men’s basketball program from a 1-23 team into a 16-9 outfit in 2 years.
20 YEARS AGO (1994)
Jesse Clark’s 3-pointer in overtime lifts Saranac Lake past Greenwich, 64-60. The Redskins are the first Section VII boys’ basketball team to reach the State Final Four since Hague in 1977.
Lake Placid’s Gibson Lafountaine, skiing for the University of Vermont, repeats as NCAA women’s slalom champion.
Former Plattsburgh High standout Steve Holmes, 33, is named men’s basketball coach at SUNY Geneseo.