October 10, 2012

Sports Shorts: October 10, 2012

Roush nets goal against Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — Northeastern Clinton’s Molly Roush scored on a direct kick to score the second goal of the game for the Cougars in their 3-1 win over the Red Storm Friday.

The goal was incorrectly reported to the Press-Republican as being scored by Celine Bouvier.

Frenette grabs Art Devlin Cup lead

LAKE PLACID — Saranac Lake’s Peter Frenette grabbed the lead once again in the chase for the 2012 Art Devlin Cup during Saturday’s Flaming Leaves Festival 90-meter ski jump competition. On his way to the gold medal, the 2010 Olympian began the competition with a 97-meter jump and 127.5 points, following up with a 96-meter jump and 126 points, for a combined total of 253.5 points.

Two-time Olympic teammate, Anders Johnson of Plattsburgh, claimed silver with 243 points, recording jumps of 100.5 and 90.5 meters, while Mike Glasder, from Lake Forrest, Ill., placed third with 230 points on jumps of 90 and 93 meters.

Local athlete Miles Lussi, of Lake Placid, claimed first place in Saturday’s junior class with distances of 92 and 88 meters for 222.5 points. Trevor Edlund, of St. Paul, Minn., won the silver medal with jumps of 86 and 81.5 meters for 191 points. Third went to Luke Daniels, of Loudon, N.H., with jumps of 81.5 and 84 meters for 187 points.

The 2012 Art Devlin Cup is a series of three jumping competitions where the champion will be crowned Friday, December 28, at the New Year’s Masters Ski Jumping competition.

Several of the same athletes competed in the Annual NYSEF 90-meter ski jump on Sunday. Frenette was once again victorious with jumps of 96.5 and 95.5 meters for a combined 252.5 points. Johnson again finished second with jumps of 97.5 and 89 meters for 237.5 points, while Lake Placid’s Andrew Bliss was third with jumps of 95.5 and 87 meters for 228 points.

Sunday’s junior class resulted in the same finish, with Lussi first with jumps of 76 and 93 meters for 197 points, Edlund second with 80 and 89 meters for 194 points and Daniels third with 75 and 80 meters for 175 points.

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