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March 22, 2014

Sports Shorts: March 22, 2014

Saranac peewee wrestling tourney set for today

SARANAC — The Saranac Peewee Wrestling Tournament will be held today. There is a $20 entry fee.

Weigh-ins are from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. for kids ages five and under and up to ages 10. Weigh-ins for ages 11 and up will be held from 11 a.m. to noon.

Plattsburgh Rod & Gun receives Friends of NRA grant

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Rod & Gun Club has received a grant from The Friends of the NRA in the amount of $4,650. The grant was used to purchase two new competition target rifles and two new spotting scopes.

The equipment is being used by the club’s junior shooting program. The competition team has grown tremendously over the last few years and is now considered one of the best in the state. The grant will allow the team to continue to grow.

The club allows visitors to borrow its equipment free of charge. For more information about the programs offered, contact club president Peter Visconti at 298-7776. Find photos and information about the club on Facebook.

Plattsburgh High announces scholar-athlete teams

PLATTSBURGH — The girls’ basketball, boys’ hockey, girls’ and boys’ indoor track and field and boys’ swimming teams at Plattsburgh High have won state scholar-athlete awards for the 2013-14 winter sports season.

Girls’ basketball

(94.789 combined GPA)

Lee Cyphers, Rachel LaBarge, Deanna LaBarge, Sarah Reif, Kelsey Senecal, Kianna Dragoon, Jenna Worley, Shea Frady, Ashley Marlow.

Boys’ hockey (94.316)

Eric Bechard, Nick Ladue, Devin Clarke, Andrew Bechard, Jack Tolosky, Jeffrey Latinville, Eusung Choe, Ryan Whalen.

Indoor track and field (96.251)

Lindsey McCoy, Brooke Kelley, Gabby Parrotte, Patricia Downs, Claire Deshaies, Alexis Kelley, Isabella Friedman, Sarah Duprey, Nicole Williams, Garrett Manchester, Khila-Rae Pecararo, Devan Bushey, Chynna LaBarge, Brianna Coon, Taylor Canet.

Boys’ swimming (95.106)

Spencer Hall, Haani Qudsi, Shawn Courson, Jermey Carpenter, Zack Martin, Connor McSweeney, Raynee Yahiaoui, Robert Hartman, Hayden Reidy, Nick Nowosielski, Liam Chaskey.

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