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February 6, 2013

NCCS stuns B'town in girls' hoops

CHAMPLAIN — Northeastern Clinton managed to slow down the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference’s leading scorer, Shannon Ryan, and that helped the Cougars upset Beekmantown.

Northeastern Clinton led by two at the half and pulled away in the third quarter for a 55-40 girls’ basketball win Tuesday.



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“My assistant coaches did a good job preparing the team defensively,” Northeastern Clinton coach Frank Dumas said. “We pretty much kept two people on (Ryan). (Allie) Cartier and (Taylor) Rabideau double-teamed her all night, and they did a wonderful job.”

Ryan, who averages 24.3 points per game, scored 12 Tuesday.

Jordan Dominic put up a game-high 18 points, including four triples, for the Cougars, and Skyler Hebert scored 15. Molly Roush added eight points.

Northeastern Clinton (7-8, 6-7) led by 10 at one point in the first half, but by halftime it was 26-24.

“The third quarter, we outscored them18-6, and that pretty much decided the game,” Dumas said. “That’s a big win for our program, because it’s been a little bit of a long season. But the girls haven’t given up.”

Grace Kelly scored a team-high 14 points, including nine from the foul line, for Beekmantown (13-3, 12-2).

“Kelly had a nice game. She pretty much runs the show for them,” Dumas said. “We put Molly Roush on Kelly, and she did a nice job on her.”

Northeastern Clinton 55, Beekmantown 40

Beekmantown (40)

Barrett 0-0-0, McKinnley 0-1-1, LaFountain 2-0-4, Wilson 2-1-5, Guynup 0-2-2, Waite 0-0-0, Ryan 6-0-12, Kelly 2-9-14, Barcomb 1-0-2. Totals: 13-13-40.

Northeastern Clinton (55)

Roush 4-0-8, Menard 0-0-0, Hebert 7-0-15, Rabideau 3-0-6, Arless 0-0-0, Babbie 0-0-0, Dominic 7-0-18, Cartier 2-0-4, Miller 2-0-4, Paola 0-0-0, Sample 0-0-0.Totals: 25-0-55.

Beekmantown 7 17 6 10 — 40

NCCS 17 9 18 11 — 55

3-point goals: Beekmantown (1), Kelly. Northeastern Clinton (5), Dominic 4, Hebert.

JV: Northeastern Clinton won.

Mod: Northeastern Clinton won.

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Ticonderoga 34, Seton Catholic 32

PLATTSBURGH — In a back-and-forth game, the second quarter proved to be the Knights downfall as the Sentinels captured the victory.

Ticonderoga outscored Seton Catholic, 10-2, in the second. The Knights held a 30-24 advantage in the rest of the quarters.

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