April 5, 2014

Sports Shorts: April 5, 2014

Price earns All-State honors

PLATTSBURGH — Alex Price, a Beekmantown junior, was inadvertently left out of the All-State story in the April 4 edition of the Press-Republican.

Price was a Fifth-Team boys’ soccer selection as determined by the New York State Sports Writers Association. During his junior campaign, he recorded eight goals and three assists for 19 points.

Price helped the Eagles to a Section VII Class B championship, including an appearance in the NYSPHSAA playoffs.

Shamrocks, Flyers win again at nationals

AMHERST — The Vermont Shamrocks U16 team rolled to a 10-1 win over the Colorado Selects Friday at the USA Hockey Girls Tier II National Championships, clinching the second seed in the quarterfinals.

The Chazy Flyers U19 team blanked the Lady Vipers (Fla.) 9-0 its third game. Kallie Villemaire scored four goals for Chazy, and Lauren O’Conner netted two. Emily Raville, Jess Huber and Abby Nolan also tallied.

Both teams improved to 2-1 in the tournament.

Operation Smile 5K Run/Walk to be held May 3

PLATTSBURGH — The Operation Smile club at Plattsburgh State is hosting a 5K Walk/Run on campus May 3. Registration will start at 10 a.m., and the run will officially begin at 11 a.m. on Memorial Field. All of the proceeds will be given directly to the medical charity Operation Smile. The registration fee is $15, or $20 for participants who want a t-shirt.

The Operation Smile charity performs surgeries in 51 different countries around the world, including the U.S. The doctors help fix deformities such as cleft lip and cleft palate in children.

More changes for PSU baseball series at Oneonta

ONEONTA — For the second time in as many days, the three-game SUNYAthletic Conference baseball series between Plattsburgh State and Oneonta in Oneonta has been changed.

The Red Dragons and Cardinals are now scheduled to play a doubleheader consisting of one seven-inning game and one nine-inning game at 1 p.m. today at the Oneonta High School baseball field. The series will conclude with a single, nine-inning game at noon Sunday at the Red Dragon Baseball Field.

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