October 5, 2012

Ian Spear lifts Peru over PHS in OT


---- — PERU — Ian Spear’s game-winning one-timer at 6:30 of the first overtime period helped Peru to a 2-1 defeat of Plattsburgh High in boys’ Northern Soccer League action Thursday.

The Hornets opened scoring with an unassisted goal from Chris Gray with just under two minutes remaining in the first half to go up 1-0. The lead was short-lived.

The Indians responded with a marker of their own with just over 14 minutes showing in regulation from Peter Daly with a cross from Jacob Dick.

Spear’s heroics occurred just six-and-a-half minutes after the horn sounded for golden-goal play. Dick made a play down the sideline and centered the ball to Spear, who rocketed a shot past keeper Rob Knowles. Dick finished the match with two assists.

Peru netminder Michael Danis was credited with the win between the pipes, fending off seven shots in a game that featured the Indians leading the shots on goal department 12-11.

Peru 2, Plattsburgh High 1 OT

Plattsburgh High 0 1 0 — 1

Peru 1 0 1 — 2

First half- 1, PHS, Gray, 38:30.

Second half- 2, PCS, Daly (Dick), 25:38.

Overtime- 3, PCS, Spear (Dick), 6:30.

Shots: Peru 12. Plattsburgh High 11.

Saves: Danis, PCS, 7. Knowles, PHS, 7.


Northern Adirondack 7 Willsboro 1

WILLSBORO — Ryan Manion tallied a pair of goals to go along with his two assists in the Bobcats’ drubbing of the Warriors.

Willsboro went up 1-0 with a goal from Nick Arnold at 3:12 before the Bobcats responded with seven unanswered scores.

Jared Nichols and Nolan Ferguson contributed to the scoring sheet at 7:07 and 27:50, respectively. Scott Kellett beca,e the fifth different goal-scorer at 15:19.

Willsboro coach Andrew Lee said Northern Adirondack dictated the pace right from the get-go.

“They were firing on all cylinders,” Lee said. “Once we were down 5-1, the lead was almost insurmountable.”

Northern Adirondack 7, Willsboro 1

Northern Adirondack 5 2 — 7

Willsboro 1 0 — 1

First half- 1, Wills, Arnold (Politi), 3:12. 2, NAC, Nichols (S. Kellett), 3:12. 3, NAC, Manion, 11:44. 4, NAC, Ker (J. Kellett), 27:03. 5, NAC, Fergusson (Manion), 27:50. 6, NAC, Kerr (J. Kellett), 28:44.

Second half- 7, NAC, S. Kellett (Manion), 15:19. 8, NAC, Manion, 32:34.

Shots: Northern Adirondack 17. Willsboro 10.

Saves: Burger (2), Garrand (3), NAC, 5. Latford (6), Cross (3), Wills, 9.


Beekmantown 2, Saranac 0

SARANAC — Beekmantown peppered Saranac net minder Andrew Tedford with 41 shots on goal en route to 2-0 victory.

The Eagles put the first points on the board with a marker from Adam Goldfarb at 37:05 of the first half. The assist was credited to Brenden Carnright.

With approximately three minutes gone in the second half, Austin Burl was given a penalty kick opportunity after a handball was ruled inside the 18.

Burl buried it and put the Eagles on top for keeps at 2-0.

Saranac head coach James Testo was pleased with his team’s effort despite the loss, especially the play of Tedford, who had 39 saves.

“Our team played well in the first half, but once they scored that penalty kick early in the second, it knocked the wind out of our sails,” Testo said. “(Tedford) was absolutely phenomenal in net. He made some big saves when we needed them.”

Beekmantown 2, Saranac 0

Beekmantown 1 1 — 2

Saranac 0 0 — 0

First half- 1, Beek, Goldfarb (Carnright), 37:05.

Second half- 2, Beek, Burl, 3:00.

Shots: Beekmantown 41. Saranac 15.

Saves: Domini, Beek, 15. Tedford, Sar, 39.


Wells 4, Johnsburg 3

NORTH CREEK — Wells capitalized on a pair of first-half goals from Levi Colson and Matt Michienzi in a 4-3 defeat of Johnsburg.

Colson helped the Indians to an early 2-0 advantage with goals at 4:22 and 10:58 before Jaguars midfielder Moses Mulvey cut the defecit to one just over six minute later.

Michienzi added two insurance goals to conclude first half scoring at 18:06 and 38:21, respectively.

Mulvey tallied his second marker of the contest at 19:13 and Austin Washburn got on the score sheet to make it 4-3, but the Jaguars couldn’t punch in the game-tying goal.

Wells keeper Ben Brenan was credited with the win between the pipes for the Indians, fending of seven shots.

Wells 4, Johnsburg 3

Wells 4 0 — 4

Johnsburg 1 2 — 3

First half- 1, W, Colson (Chicoski), 4:22. 2, W, Colson (Earley), 10:58. 3, Johns, Mulvey (Porter), 17:09. 4, W, Michienzi, 21:54. 5, W, Michienzi (Weaver), 38:21.

Second half- 6, Johns, Mulvey (Connelly), 19:13. 7, Johns, Washburn, 25:58.

Shots: Wells 11. Johnsburg 10.

Saves: Brenan, W, 7. Prouty, Johns, 7.


NCCS 2, Saranac Lake 0

CHAMPLAIN — Kyle McCarthy registered two first-half goals to provide the margin of difference for Northeastern Clinton.

Ryan Marks picked up an assist on the second.

Josh Rabideau made four saves in net for the shutout as the Cougars held a 15-4 edge in shots. Oliver Holmes stopped nine shots for the Red Storm.

Garrett Begore and Zach Guay played well on defense for Northeastern Clinton, while Austin Tetreault was a standout up front.

Logan Wood and Aaron Noel led the defensive effort for Saranac Lake.

NCCS 2, Saranac Lake 0

Saranac Lake 0 0 — 0

NCCS 2 0 — 2

First half- 1, NCCS, McCarthy, 14:41. 2, NCCS, McCarthy (Marks), 23:56.

Shots: NCCS 15, Saranac Lake 4.

Saves: Rabideau, NCCS, 4. Holmes, SL, 9.


Seton Catholic 4, Westport 0

PLATTSBURGH — The Knights (4-7) scored three goals inside a seven-minute span in the second half to break the game open.

James Mulligan gave Seton Catholic the lead in the first half, and then Adam Tedford tallied once and Kaden Baugh twice in the final 40 minutes of play. Baugh’s first goal came on a direct kick.

Keagan Briggs recorded the shutout in the Seton Catholic nets with five saves, while Sam Napper was again busy in the Westport nets with 17 stops.

“Adam Tedford, in addition to scoring a goal, did a good job distributing the ball,” Seton Catholic coach Mike Eppler said. “Kaden Baugh played well — he actually plays defensive midfield for us. And Nic Favreau was strong on defense at stopper.”

Seton Catholic 4, Westport 0

Westport 0 0 — 0

Seton Catholic 1 3 — 4

First half- 1, SC, Mulligan (Frenya), 36:33.

Second half- 2, SC, Tedford (Osborne), 16:58. 3, SC, Baugh dk, 20:14. 4, SC, Baugh (Mulligan), 23:32.

Shots: Seton Catholic 28, Westport 6.

Saves: Napper, West, 17. Briggs, SC, 5.


E’town, Chazy postponed

The Elizabethtown-Lewis at Chazy game was postponed due to wet field conditions. No make-up date has been announced.



Chateaugay 5, Salmon River 2

CHATEAUGAY — Alexis Beach scored two of her team’s four first-half goals Thursday afternoon as Chateaugay defeated Salmon River 5-2 in Northern Athletic Conference girls’ soccer.

Courtney Boyea and Brandy Cook also tallied in the first half as the unbeaten Bulldogs (8-0) grabbed a 4-0 lead.

Emily Tremblay and Taryn Thomas-King scored in the second stanza to pull the Shamrocks to within 4-2 before Boyea added her second goal of the game with 17:05 left in the contest.

Hannah Cook assisted on three of the Bulldogs’ goals. Makayla Fleury (3) and Holly Zeldenrust (3) combined for six saves in net for Chateaugay, which finished with a 24-8 shot advantage.

Hannah Cook, Stephanie Whyte, Taylor Winch and Danielle Charland were strong in the midfield for the Bulldogs.

Chateaugay 5, Salmon River 2

Salmon River 0 2 — 2

Chateaugay 4 1 — 5

First half- 1, C, A. Beach (H. Cook), 1:51. 2, C, A. Beach (H. Cook), 7:09. 3, C, Boyea (Charland), 15:46. 4, C, B. Cook (K. Beach), 17:21.

Second half- 5, SR, Tremblay (K. King), 11:45. 6, SR, Thomas-King (K. King), 16:02. 7, C, Boyea (H. Cook), 22:55.

Shots: Chateaugay 24, Salmon River 8.

Saves: Fleury (3), Zeldenrust (3), C, 6. Ghostlaw, SR, 13.