October 9, 2013

Beavers tighten Div. III standings, beat Mountaineers


KEENE — Liza Amirault and Fie Tims provided the offense, scoring one goal each, in Keene’s 2-0 blanking of previously unbeaten Minerva/Newcomb in girls’ Northern Soccer League play Tuesday.

Amirault helped the Beavers (9-1-1) get on the board with just 1:35 remaining in the first half.

After no scoring for the next 10 minutes and five seconds, Tims extended Keene’s lead to two goals with a tally of her own at 9:30 of the second half. Sara Francino was credited with the assist.

Keene maintained its two-goal lead with the help of goalkeeper Tucker Geiger. Geiger made six stops between in the pipes in her shutout performance.

Beavers coach Brittany Purdy, though, was pleased with the play of her defenders.

“Bailey VanNess and Elaina Smith did a great job staying with Makenzie Winslow,” Purdy said. “Minerva/Newcomb is a very strong team. Keene should be proud with the way it played.”

Astasia Myler suffered the loss, making six saves in net for the Mountaineers (8-1-1).

Keene 2, Minerva/Newcomb 0

Minerva/Newcomb 0 0 — 0

Keene 1 1 — 2

First half- 1, K, Amirault, 38:25.

Second half- 2, K, Tims (Francino), 9:30.

Shots: Keene 9, Minerva-Newcomb 6.

Saves: Tu. Geiger, K, 6. Myler, M/N, 6.


Beekmantown 2, AuSable Valley 1 (OT)

CLINTONVILLE — Kiley Regan broke a 1-1 tie with just 18 seconds left in the second overtime to give the Eagles a win.

“Great, back-and-forth game with chances from both sides,” AuSable Valley coach Bruce Bourgeois said.

Beekmantown pulled ahead in the middle of the second half when Lindsey Gonyea chipped in a shot. Madison Rondeau tied it up with 3:35 left in regulation on a cross from Rachel Knapp.

After a scoreless first overtime, Regan scored the winner with an assist from Kallie Villemaire.

Lauren O’Connor made 10 saves for the win.

The Patriots’ Bryce Douglass also had 10 stops, and Briana Savage did a great job defending Villemaire. Taylor Saltus and Meghan Strong, both returning from injuries, put pressure on in Beekmantown’s defensive end.

Beekmantown 2, AuSable Valley 1 (OT)

Beekmantown 0 1 0 1 — 2

AuSable Valley 0 1 0 0 — 1

Second half- 1, Beek, Gonyea (Ki. Villemaire), 19:13. 2, AV, Rondeau (Knapp), 36:25.

Second overtime- 3, Beek, Regan (Ka. Villemaire), 9:42.

Shots: Beekmantown 12, AuSable Valley 14.

Saves: O’Connor, Beek, 10. Douglass, AV, 10.


Chazy 2, Lake Placid 0

CHAZY — Rachel Pombrio scored both goals for the Eagles (10-2-1) in their two-goal victory.

“Rachel Pombrio had an amazing header off a corner kick in the first half,” Chazy coach Karin Sherman said. “She scored two solid goals. Kinnan Latremore had a strong game in the center mid. Olivia Blais played well at sweeper.”

Latremore and Amber Polomsky were credited with assists on each of Pombrio’s tallies.

Logan Baker made four stops for the seventh-ranked Eagles, while Laura Stanton made 14 saves for the Blue Bombers (3-6-2).

Chazy 2, Lake Placid 0

Lake Placid 0 0 — 0

Chazy 1 1 — 2

First half- 1, C, Pombrio (Polomsky), 20:22.

Second half- 2, C, Pombrio (Latremore), 34:06.

Shots: Chazy 20. Lake Placid 4.

Saves: Baker, C, 4. Stanton, LP, 14.


Moriah 1, Ticonderoga 0

PORT HENRY — Sarah Slattery’s 50-yard strike was all the Vikings (6-5-1) needed in their win over their archrival.

The game’s lone goal was scored at 34:36 of the first half. Slattery’s tally was unassisted.

Moriah’s Lauren Cross saved all 14 shots faced in the shutout win. Sadie Hamel was tagged with the loss but totaled 11 saves between the pipes for the Sentinels (6-7).

“Kylie Austin played a solid defensive game for Ticonderoga,” Vikings coach Jeanette Rotella said.

Moriah 1, Ticonderoga 0

Ticonderoga 0 0 — 0

Moriah 1 0 — 1

First half- 1, MCS, Slattery, 34:36.

Shots: Moriah 20. Ticonderoga 19.

Saves: Cross, MCS, 14. Hamel, TCS, 11.


Saranac 4, Plattsburgh 2 (OT)

SARANAC — The third-annual Breast Cancer Awareness Game, was a thrilling one, as the Hornets pushed the undefeated Chiefs into overtime. Three goals by Ellen Thew gave Saranac the victory.

The Chiefs also celebrated their seniors: Amelia Jenks, Jamie Favreau, Emily Heywood and Lena Menia.

With the game tied at two headed into overtime, junior Ellen Thew made sure her seniors went out with a win and Saranac’s undefeated record remained intact.

Thew scored the final two goals of the game, which solidified the win. Her second goal of the game came just two minutes into overtime, assisted by Jenks. Thew then recorded her third goal in the seventh minute.

“Saranac played well. Plattsburgh kept battling and forced overtime,” Saranac coach Mary LoTemplio said. “Ellen Thew came up big in OT with the two goals.”

Saranac scored its two regulation goals in the first half. Summer Gillespie scored unassisted in the 10th minute to give the Chiefs lead. Brooke Knight tied the game at 1-1, as she finished a pass from Jenna Worley in the 17th minute.

With just two minutes left in the first half, Thew gave Saranac the 2-1 lead. Amy LoTemplio assisted on the goal.

With an assist from Hailey McLaughlin, Knight recorded her second goal of the match and tied the game at 2-2 with just seven minutes remaining in regulation.

Plattsburgh keeper Alyssa Salls finished the game with 12 saves, while Favreau recorded six saves.

“Brooke Knight and Hailey McLaughlin were dangerous for the Hornets all night long,” LoTemplio said. “Salls also made some outstanding saves on shots labeled for the upper corner.”

The match was played with pink soccer balls and pink corner flags, and each team had special uniforms with pink themes to recognize breast cancer awareness. More than $3,200 was raised for the Dolores J. Reyell Memorial Scholarship Fund. The game was attended by more than 1,000 people.

Saranac 4, Plattsburgh 2 (OT)

Plattsburgh 1 1 0 — 2

Saranac 2 0 2 — 4

First Half: 1, SCS, Gillespie 10:00. 1, PHS, Knight (Worley) 17:00. 2, SCS, Thew (LoTemplio) 38:00.

Second Half: 2, PHS, Knight (McLaughlin) 33:00.

Overtime: 3, SCS, Thew (Jenks) 2:00. 4, Thew 7:00.

Shots: Plattsburgh 8, Saranac 25.

Saves: Salls, PHS, 12. Favreau, SCS, 6.


Indian Lake/Long Lake 3, Schroon Lake 0

SCHROON LAKE — Cheyenne Wilder scored two goals to lead the Orange to a victory.

Wilder tallied at 10:32 of the first half, and then Maria Black made it 2-0. Wilder added another goal after halftime.

Madison Miller made four saves for Indian Lake/Long Lake, while Schroon Lake keeper Julianna Finnerty had six.

Indian Lake/Long Lake 3,

Schroon Lake 0

Indian Lake/Long Lake 2 1 — 3

Schroon Lake 0 0 — 0

First half- 1, ILLL, Wilder, 10:32. 2, ILLL, Black (Piraino), 27:58.

Second half- 3, ILLL, Wilder.

Shots: Indian Lake/Long Lake 8, Schroon Lake 5.

Saves: Miller, ILLL, 4. Finnerty, SL, 6.


Crown Point 3, Johnsburg 0

NORTH CREEK — The Panthers were able to get a convincing victory.

Although each team had eight shots apiece, it was Crown Point that was able to find the back of the net for the win.

The Panthers’ Brittany Foote put in the first goal of the game at the 7-minute mark of the first half. At 33:59, Foote scored her second goal, which was assisted by Christy McGuinness.

With just under seven minutes into the second half, Kayli Stone netted Crown Point an insurance goal to push the game to 3-0. Foote assisted.

The Jaguars’ keeper, Jamie Bruce, finished the day with eight saves, while Panthers goalie Amanda Wolfe also finished with eight saves.

Crown Point 3, Johnsburg 0

Crown Point 2 1 — 3

Johnsburg 0 0 — 0

First Half: 1, CP, Foote 7:00. 2, CP, Foote (McGuinness) 33:59.

Second Half: 3, CP, Stone (Foote) 6:52.

Shots: Crown Point 8, Johnsburg 8.

Saves: Wolf, CP, 8. Bruce, JB, 8.


Peru 4, Northeastern Clinton 0

CHAMPLAIN — The visiting Indians were able to get three second-half goals to rout the Cougars.

Despite the loss, Northeastern Clinton outshot Peru 14-12.

The Indians’ Lindsey Bushey had the only goal of the first half at 22:58. Peru’s second goal came just under 12 minutes into the second half, as freshman Lidia Greselin beat Northeastern Clinton keeper Christina Paola. Greselin was assisted on the goal by Bushey.

At the 24-minute mark, Bushey netted the Indians’ third goal and her second of the match. Bushey was assisted by Kim LaPorte. Nearly one minute later, Bushey completed her hat trick as she finished a pass from Greselin.

Greselin was recently called up from the JV team by Peru coach Tom Harrigan.

“She’s a spark for our team,” Harrigan said. “She’s been doing very well.”

Peyton Sample and Lexi Pero played well for Northeastern Clinton.

Paola finished the game with seven saves, while Emily Larson recorded 10 saves on the day for Peru.

Peru 4,

Northeastern Clinton 0

Peru 1 3 — 4

NCCS 0 0 — 0

First Half: 1, Peru, Bushey 22:58.

Second Half: 2, Peru, Greselin (Barber) 11:58. 3, Peru, Bushey (LaPorte) 24:00. 4, Peru, Bushey (Greselin) 24:59.

Shots: Peru 12. NCCS 14.

Saves: Larsen, Peru, 10. Paola, NCCS, 7.


Elizabethtown-Lewis 2, Willsboro 2 (OT)

KEENE VALLEY — An overtime thriller ended in a 2-2 draw between the Lions and Warriors.

Willsboro struck first, as Amanda Henrichs scored nearly 10 minutes into the first half. Elizabethtown-Lewis tied the score at 1-1 midway through the half with a goal from Jasmin Barnes, with Lily Whalen assisting.

Neither team was able to put the ball in the back of the net again until the second overtime period. At 2:30, the Lions’ Catie Decker quickly got Elizabethtown-Lewis the lead. Barnes assisted on Decker’s goal.

One minute later, the Lions were called on a penalty in their box, which gave the Warriors a penalty kick. Andrea O’Hara was able to bury it and tie the game at 2-1.

Elizabethtown-Lewis outshot the Warriors 11-7 in the match.

Elizabethtown-Lewis keeper Emma Disogra finished the game with six saves, while Willsboro’s Stephanie Blanchard ended the day with nine.

Elizabethtown-Lewis 2,

Willsboro 2 (OT)

Willsboro 1 0 0 1 — 2

ELCS 1 0 0 1 — 2

First Half: 1, WB, Henrichs 9:28. 1, ELCS, Barnes (Whalen) 18:48.

Second OT: 2, ELCS, Decker (Barnes) 2:30. 2, WB, O’Hara 3:30.

Shots: Willsboro 7. Elizabethtown-Lewis 11.

Saves: Blanchard, WB, 9. Disogra, ELCS, 6.


Saranac Lake 2, Saranac 1

SARANAC LAKE — Devin Cowan and David Cluckey each provided goals in the Red Storm’s (8-2-1) one-goal defeat of the Chiefs.

“Saranac played a very good game against us (Tuesday),” No. 18 Saranac Lake coach Joshua Marlow said. “I have to commend them on how hard they play. I thought that Ethan Sawyer really played well for us (Tuesday), and he played under control the entire game.”

Sawyer and Aaron Noel recorded assists in the win.

“I thought that Jarett Wright did a great job in net for Saranac, as did Aaron Cross,” Marlow said. They are a tough team, and I’m looking forward to seeing what they can do in the playoffs.”

Austin Myers scored the Chiefs’ (1-7-3) lone goal at 4:30 of the second half.

Saranac Lake 2, Saranac 1

Saranac 0 0 — 1

Saranac Lake 0 2 — 2

Second half- 1, SCS, Myers, 4:30. 2, SLCS, Cowan (Sawyer), 16:51. 3, SLCS, Cluckey (Noel), 19:43.

Shots: Saranac Lake 17. Saranac 14.

Saves: Holmes, SLCS, 6. Wright, SCS, 8.


Crown Point 2, Johnsburg 0

CROWN POINT — After a scoreless first half, Chance Potter tallied just 2:22 into the second to spark the Panthers.

Calvin Arno assisted on the goal. Noah Macey doubled Crown Point’s lead in the final minute of the game with an assist from Judd DeBrobander.

Brendan Crowningshield and Jordan McIntosh made two saves each for the Panthers.

“Johnsburg did a nice job of controlling midfield in the first half,” Crown Point coach Randy Pertak said. “Crown Point came out at half and looked like a different team.”

Ty Berg had some nice saves for Johnsburg, totaling eight.

Crown Point 2, Johnsburg 0

Johnsburg 0 0 — 0

Crown Point 0 2 — 2

Second half- 1, CP, Potter (Arno), 2:22. 2, CP, Macey (DeBrobander), 39:09.

Shots: Johnsburg 10, Crown Point 16.

Saves: Berg, Johns, 8. Crowningshield, CP, 2. McIntosh, CP, 2.


Minerva/Newcomb 6, Indian Lake/Long Lake 3

OLMSTEDVILLE — Kalab Helms paced the Mountaineers (4-4) with a hat-trick performance, while Daghan Karaali added two goals in the win.

Trevor Moulton also scored for Minerva/Newcomb.

Alex Ruzbacki picked up the win in net, saving 13 shots.

Henry Sandiford scored twice for the Orange (2-5). Shane Short also added a tally.

Minerva/Newcomb 6, Indian Lake/Long Lake 3

Indian Lake/Long Lake 2 1 — 3

Minerva/Newcomb 5 1 — 6

First half- 1, M/N, Helms. 2, IL/LL, Short. 3, M/N, Helm (Mather). 4, M/N, Moulton. 5, M/N, Karaali (Moulton). 6, IL/LL, Sandiford (Short). 7, M/N, Karaali.

Second half- 8, M/N, Helms (Karaali). 9, IL/LL Sandiford (PK).

Shots: Minerva/Newcomb 18. Indian Lake/Long Lake 17.

Saves: Ruzbacki, M/N, 13. IL/LL, Team, 13.


Chateaugay 2, Brushton-Moira 0

CHATEAUGAY — Cody Smith and Wayne Cowan each tallied goals in the Bulldogs’ (8-2-1, 7-1-1) blanking of the Panthers in Northern Athletic Conference play.

Smith opened scoring on a one-time feed from Seth Young at 11:20 of the first half.

“We had a good first half,” Chateaugay coach Bob Ouimet said. “We got a lot of pressure and goal posts.”

Then, with less than 17 minutes to play in the second half, Cowan extended the Bulldogs’ lead to two goals. Owen Henderson was credited with the assist.

Josh Trombley earned the shutout performance between the pipes for Chateaugay, making two stops.

“It’s a credit to his defense,” Ouimet said. “We were down a defender (Tuesday), so they held their own out there.”

Chateaugay 2, Brushton-Moira 0

Brushton-Moira 0 0 — 0

Chateaugay 1 1 — 2

First half- 1, C, Smith (Young), 11:20.

Second half- 2, C, Cowan (Henderson), 23:57.

Shots: Chateaugay 17. Brushton-Moriah 5.

Saves: Trombley, C, 2. Tallman, B-M, 8.