February 19, 2013

Sports shorts: Feb. 19, 2013

Farbotko named Skyline Player

of the Week

ALBANY — Former Northeastern Clinton graduate, Matt Farbotko, was named Skyline Conference Player of the Week for the second straight week.

Farbotko led Sage College to a 2-1 week with wins over St. Joseph and previously unbeaten SUNY Old Westbury.

He averaged 21 points-per-game during the week, while shooting 70.4 percent from the floor, 85.7 percent from 3-point range and 82.6 percent from the foul line.

Abby Cerne

heading to states

in track & field

PLATTSBURGH — Saranac’s Abby Cerne was part of the 3,200 relay team with Elysha O’Connell, Alexis Bruno and Lexi Blockson that captured first place in Saturday’s state qualifying meet.

Abby was incorrectly identified as her sister, Brielle, in Sunday’s edition of the Press-Republican.

AC North expanded schedule announced

PLATTSBURGH— The Ameri-Can Sports Center will have expanded ice sessions this week for Stick-N-Puck and Public Skating during the school break.

Stick-N-Puck will be held February 19-21 from 1:30p.m -3p.m and February 24 from 4:30p.m – 5:45 p.m. Public skating will be open February 20-21 from noon-1:30p.m and February 24, from 3:30p.m-4:30p.m.

AC North hosting spring youth hockey

PLATTSBURGH— ‘The Original 6’ youth spring hockey league at AC North will be accepting registrations through this week until Friday February 22. For more information and registration forms call 561-7672 or go to


Emmerling tabbed SUNYAC men’s hockey honorees

CORTLAND — Mathieu Cadieux and Kevin Emmerling of the Plattsburgh State men’s hockey team have been named SUNYAC Goalie and Rookie of the Week, respectively, for the week ending February 17. Both honorees are receiving weekly awards for the third time this season. Cadieux, Emmerling and the rest of the Cardinals will host a semifinal game on Saturday at 7p.m.

Payne SUNYAC Player of the Week

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