July 14, 2013

Sports Shorts: July 14, 2013


Fish and game club to meet on Monday

WEST PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Federation of Fish & Games Clubs will meet on the Fairgrounds at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 15. Food is available, but bring your own drinks.

Laperle enters ACT International 500

WATERBURY, Vt. — Patrick Laperle, from St. Denis, QC, has confirmed his entry in the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) 500 event, scheduled for Sunday, July 21, at Airborne Speedway. Laperle is a four-time ACT Champion, with titles in the Series ACT in 2007, 2011 and 2012. Laperle also won the US ACT title in 2008.

Laperle will join 39 other drivers on the starting grid for the $140,000 inaugural ACT International 500. Gates open Sunday, July 21 at 9:30 a.m. Adult admission is $30, and children ages six to 12 are admitted for $5. Reserve top five rows are on sale for $40. Post time for ACT qualifying is set for 1 p.m.

Sawyers finish third at junior golf event

PLATTSBURGH — Rainbow Lake’s Ethan Sawyer (40-35-75) finished third, while Brushton’s Devin Delisle (37-40-77) and Saranac Lake’s Dustin Fischer (41-36-77) tied for fifth place in the boys’ ages 16 to 18 division in Thursday’s NENY PGA Junior Golf event, hosted by Orchard Creek Golf Club. Clifton Park’s Corey Purcell (36-35-71) was the winner.

In the girls’ ages 13 to 15 division, Rainbow Lake’s Carley Sawyer placed third with a 43-47-90. Loudonville’s Madison Braman was first with a 35-47-82.

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