June 8, 2014

Flashback: June 8, 2014

10 YEARS AGO (2004)

Northeastern Clinton sophomore Justin Ballard earns All-State honors after shooting a 75-78-153 to tie for 17th in the state high-school golf tournament.

Norman Guay of Mooers leads flag to flag in winning the 35-lap Challenger late model feature at Adirondack International Speedway in New Bremen.

Plattsburgh State coach Eric Blake (59:19) and Elizabethtown ultra-marathoner Nikki Kimball (1:11:13) lead the way in the annual 8.3-mile Whiteface Uphill Foot Race.

Ashley Walter scores 2 goals, Amy Murphy adds another and Heather Brewer picks up 2 assists as Lady Giroux opens the North Country Women’s Soccer League season with a 3-0 victory over JAM Graphix/RJ’s Corner Store.

20 YEARS AGO (1994)

Pitcher Jeremy Nugent is named tournament MVP as Lake Placid tops Eastport, 7-6, to win the New York State Class D baseball title. Mike Beaney bangs out three hits while Wyatt Cassidy and Bernie Winch get two each.

Minisink Valley defeats Malone, 4-0, in the state Class B softball semifinals despite the 4-hit pitching of sophomore Missy West. West and Brenda Jarvis each have two hits.

Plattsburgh High’s Scott Johnson posts a 36-hole score of 155 to place 13th in the state golf tournament.

David Davidson pitches a no-hitter and belts a 3-run homer in Post 20’s twinbill sweep of Middletown.

25 YEARS AGO (1989)

Rob Scoskie goes 4-for-4 and Jason Miller pitches 4 innings of scoreless relief as PHS captures the state Class B championship in baseball with a 5-4 win over Levittown. Tom Maston hurls two gems to get the Hornets to the final, beating Port Chester 7-3 in the semis with a 2-hitter and Mexico 7-0 in the quarterfinals with a 3-hit shutout. Andy Starr, Mike Poveda and Miller hit home runs in the win over Mexico.

Four-time state champ Ardsley holds off Northern Adirondack to win the Class C crown, 7-6. Steven Peryea has 3 hits for the Bobcats. Chris Pageau is the big hitter for NAC in wins over Whitehall (3-1) and Norwood-Norfolk (10-6) while Eric Gibson shuts down Whitehall.

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