Press-Republican

February 2, 2013

Unbeaten Wildcats get scare from Eagles

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Press-Republican

---- — SCHROON LAKE — Jesse Shaughnessy tossed in 21 points Friday night and Schroon Lake held on for a 56-53 win over upset-minded Chazy in Mountain & Valley Athletic Conference boys’ basketball.

Tanner Stone added 12 points, Jeff Armstrong 10 and Alex Shaughnessy nine for the Wildcats.

The Wildcats got off to slow start, trailing by an 11-6 margin after one quarter before rallying for a 27-23 halftime lead.

Schroon Lake opened it up to a 44-36 advantage in the third before Chazy went on a 17-12 run in the fourth to make it interesting.

Brandon Laurin hit four 3-pointers and ended up with 15 points for the Eagles. Keenen Hampton was next with 12 and Hayden Guay added 11.

Schroon Lake 56, Chazy 53

Chazy (53)

Guay 4-2-11, Laurin 5-1-15, Hampton 5-1-12, Lapierre 2-3-7, Brothers 3-0-6, Chauvin 1-0-2. Totals: 20-7-53.

Schroon Lake (56)

Rose 2-0-4, Stone 5-0-12, DeZalia 0-0-0, A. Shaughnessy 3-0-9, J. Shaughnessy 9-3-21, Armstrong 4-1-10, Maisonville 0-0-0. 23-4-56.

Chazy 11 12 13 17 — 53

Schroon Lake 6 21 17 12 — 56

3-point goals: Chazy (6): Laurin 4; Guay; Lapierre. Schroon Lake (6): A. Shaughnessy 3; Stone 2; Armstrong.

Indian Lake/Long Lake 53

Crown Point 45

INDIAN LAKE — Senior Colin Farrell went off for 21 points, while teammates Henry Sandiford (12) and Curtis Seaman (10) combined for 22 in an Orange (8-4, 7-4) victory.

“Our great shooting from the perimeter gave us an early lead in the first quarter,” Indian Lake/Long Lake coach David Olbert said. “We were unable to extend an eight-point lead in the second half; they were always within reach. Gabe Macey is one heck of a ballplayer. Matt Moore and (Seaman) each rebounded well. (Sandiford) took command from the point.”

Macey paced the Panthers with 17 markers, including two 3-pointers.

Indian Lake/Long Lake 53, Crown Point 45

Crown Point (45)

Spring 2-2-6, Spaulding 3-1-7, G. Macey 6-3-17, Groshans 1-0-2, Dushane 1-0-2, Gould 0-0-0, N. Macey 0-0-0, Foote 1-2-4, Worth 2-3-7. Totals: 16-11-45.

Indian Long/Long Lake (53)

Moore 2-2-6, Farrell 7-5-21, Sandiford 4-2-12, Seaman 4-0-10, Douglas 0-0-0, Giessen 1-0-2, Hart 1-0-2. Totals: 19-9-53.

Crown Point 17 13 7 8 — 45

Indian/Long Lake 21 14 7 11 — 53

3-point goals: Crown Point (2): Macey 2. Indian Lake/Long Lake (6): Farrell 2, Sandiford 2, Seaman 2.

Keene 58

Minerva/Newcomb 47

KEENE — The Beavers trailed by eight after one quarter and by one at halftime but played a strong second half.

Gabe Warner paced Keene with 18 points, and Austin Brown had 15. Colton Venner (11) and Brandon Dumas (10) also reached double figures.

“My team came out and played a complete game, finally,” Keene coach Chad Lopez said. “This was our second win but the first time we played a complete basketball game.

“We did pretty well from the guard spots, and our big guys played pretty good defense.”

Minerva/Newcomb’s Austin Williams scored a game-high 20 points, and Bryton Chikukwa tossed in 12.

Keene 58

Minerva/Newcomb 47

Minerva/Newcomb (47)

Williams 8-4-20, Chikukwa 4-4-12, Ruzbacki 3-0-7, Bartomeau 2-0-4, Johnson 2-0-4, Vanderwalker 0-0-0, Martinez 0-0-0, Moulton 0-0-0, Zhao 0-0-0. Totals: 19-8-47.

Keene (58)

Warner 7-2-18, Brown 6-0-15, Venner 3-5-11, Dumas 4-2-10, Sturgess 1-1-3, Ashe 0-1-1, Haverlick 0-0-0. Totals: 21-11-58.

Minerva/Newcomb 17 10 10 10 — 47

Keene 9 17 13 19 — 58

3-point goals: Minerva/Newcomb (1), Ruzbacki. Keene (5), Brown 3, Warner 2.

Mod: Minerva/Newcomb won.

Wells 50, Johnsburg 30

NORTH CREEK — Jake Earley paced the Indians with a game-high 20 points, while Kenny Chicoski and Ben Brenan each chipped in for eight.

“We were able to bounce back from a first-quarter deficit, but they extended their lead to 20 in the third quarter,” Johnsburg coach Gene Maiorana said. “(Earley) hit seven of his 20 points in the third and (Ben) Brennan was a very good rebounder inside.”

Chet Prouty fired 11 points, including three 3-pointers in the loss.

The Panthers play four games next week beginning Tuesday at Minerva/Newcomb for 6:30 p.m.

Wells 50, Johnsburg 30

Wells (50)

Earley 9-2-20, Hayes 1-0-2, Michienzi 3-0-7, Elemendorf 0-0-0, Chicoski 3-0-8, Foster 0-0-0, Brenan 4-0-8, Peck 0-0-0, Jennings 0-0-0, Weaver 1-1-4, Hoffman 0-1-1. Totals: 21-4-50.

Johnsburg (30)

Sears 1-0-2, Smith 2-0-5, Prouty 4-0-11, Berg 1-1-3, Watson 2-0-4, Slater 0-0-0, Moore 2-1-5. Totals: 12-2-30.

Wells 15 13 12 10 — 50

Johnsburg 6 12 2 10 — 30

3-point goals: Wells (4): Michienzi, Chicoski 2, Weaver. Johnsburg (4): Smith, Prouty 3.

Westport 50

Willsboro 29

WESTPORT — The Eagles appear to be hitting their stride at the right time.

Westport (7-6) knocked off the Warriors to pick up its fourth straight victory.

Ryan Davis led the charge early with 12 of his game-high 18 points in the first quarter as the Eagles took a 19-9 lead. Davis also finished with 17 rebounds.

Anderson Gay took over in the third quarter, scoring 12 of his 14 points. Gay pulled down eight rebounds.

Willsboro, which was playing without Nick Arnold, was paced by Seth Swires’ 13 points.

Westport 50, Willsboro 29

Willsboro (29)

Politi 0-0-0, Pierson 2-0-4, Porter 3-0-7, Swires 5-2-13, Cross 1-0-2, Lobdell 1-1-3, McVicker 0-0-0. Totals: 12-3-29.

Westport (50)

A. Gay 6-1-14, Tryon 0-0-0, J. Gay 1-2-4, Schrauf 0-0-0, Doyle 2-0-4, Davis 7-4-18, Mero 0-3-3, King 1-1-3, Napper 2-0-4. Totals: 19-11-50.

Willsboro 9 4 7 9 — 29

Westport 19 4 17 10 — 50

3-point goals: Willsboro (2) Porter, Swires. Westport (1) A. Gay.

JV: Willsboro won.

Mod: Willsboro won.

CVAC

Beekmantown 63

Moriah 46

PORT HENRY — It was too much Keegan Ryan for the Vikings.

Ryan poured in 32 points, including 20 in the first half, and grabbed 12 rebounds to power the Eagles.

Pawandeep Singh added eight points and Brennan Pelkey seven for Beekmantown, which jumped out to a 21-8 lead in the first half and a 37-18 advantage at the half.

Jessup Calkins was a standout on Senior Night for Moriah with 17 points, five steals and eight assists.

“Calkins played well and played hard,” said Moriah coach Brian Cross.

Adam Jaquish added 10 points and six rebounds for the Vikings, while Derek Brassard finished with nine points and seven rebounds.

Beekmantown 63, Moriah 46

Beekmantown (63)

Rabideau 1-0-3, Begor 0-2-2, Remchuk 1-0-2, Singh 4-0-8, Stevens 2-0-4, Manney 1-0-3, Trombly 0-0-0, Pelkey 2-3-7, Koktowski 1-0-2, Ryan 11-10-32. Totals: 23-15-63.

Moriah (46)

Calkins 5-7-17, Gaddor 0-0-0, Graham 0-0-0, Shpur 2-0-4, Mero 1-0-2, Jaquish 4-2-10, Mauran 1-0-2, McKiernan 0-0-0, Belzer 0-0-0, Brassard 3-2-9, Marcotte 1-0-2. Totals: 17-11-46.

Beekmantown 21 16 15 11 — 63

Moriah 8 10 9 19 — 46

3-point goals: Beekmantown (2): Rabideau; Manney. Moriah (1): Brassard.

JV: Beekmantown won.

Mod: Beekmantown won.

Ticonderoga 61

Plattsburgh High 58

TICONDEROGA — Matt Cook hit nine of his 13 points in the fourth quarter, while Anthony Dushane added 15 points and 10 rebounds in a monumental victory for the Sentinels.

“We battled and got them in foul trouble late,” Ticonderoga coach Joe Defayette said. “(T.J.) LaPoint fouled out with a chunk of time left in the fourth quarter, and he had to sit after scoring 13 points. We forced them into some tough shots and were fortunate to pull it out.”

Damon LaBorde paced the Hornets with 18 points, while LaPoint (13) and Taoufik Maknani (12) combined for 25.

Ticonderoga 61

Plattsburgh High 58

Plattsburgh High (58)

Frady 1-3-5, D. LaBorde 7-3-18, Maknani 5-1-12, O’Connor 1-0-2, Harrington 2-2-6, LaPoint 5-2-13. Totals: 22-11-58.

Ticonderoga (61)

Nielson 3-0-9, Graney 4-1-9, Cook 6-0-13, Hughes 1-0-2, Denno 2-2-6, Dushane 3-9-15, Chapman 3-1-7. Totals: 22-13-61.

Plattsburgh High 15 16 19 8 — 58

Ticonderoga 10 13 18 20 — 61

3-point goals: Plattsburgh High (3): D. LaBorde, Maknani, LaPoint. Ticonderoga (4): Nielson 3, Cook.

Peru 75

Northern Adirondack 42

ELLENBURG — The Bobcats stayed with striking distance of the Indians in the first half, trailing 37-28.

But Peru broke it open after intermission with a 38-14 scoring margin, including a 25-12 edge in the third.

Bret Boyer paced the Indians with 17 points. It was a balanced offensive attack for Peru, with Tim Remillard, Mackenzie LaRocque and Kyle McCarthy scoring nine points each, and Conor Casey, eight.

Daniel Burger and Colby Sayah led NAC with 13 points each, with Burger getting nine rebounds. Dylan LaBarge added four assists, while Alden Kerr came off the bench to get six rebounds.

“We played with them in the first half,” said NAC coach Nate Bilow. “But they made some adjustments at the half that worked for them.”

Peru 75, NAC 42

Peru (75)

Bruno 2-0-6, Casey 3-0-8, Remillard 3-3-9, LaRocque 3-3-9, Boyer 8-1-17, Lemza 2-2-7, Demarais 0-2-2, Spear 0-1-1, Hendricks 0-2-2, McCarthy 4-1-9, Altizer 1-1-3, Wiley 1-0-2. Totals: 27-16-75.

NAC (42)

Byron 0-0-0, Burger 4-4-13, Garrand 0-0-0, Nichols 0-0-0, Paiser 2-0-4, LaBarge 1-0-2, Smart 2-1-5, Kerr 1-0-2, Sayah 4-2-13, Langlois 1-1-3, Cayea 0-0-0. Totals: 15-8-42.

Peru 18 19 25 13 — 75

No. Adirondack 13 15 12 2 — 42

3-point goals: Peru (5): Casey 2; Bruno 2; Lemza. NAC (4): Sayah 3; Burger.

JV: Peru won.

Mod: Peru won.