October 10, 2012

NCCS escapes on McCarthy's OT goal


ALBANY — PERU — Kyle McCarthy recorded a hat trick, with the third goal coming in overtime, as Northeastern Clinton edged Peru 3-2 in boys’ Northern Soccer league action Tuesday.

McCarthy started the scoring off in the first with a header off a pass from Ryan Marks.

Jacob Dick maneuvered passed the defense after a pass from Jonathan Plessis-Belair and put the tying goal into the lower right corner of the net for the Indians.

Ian Spear would get a go-ahead goal for Peru two minutes later with a direct kick he hooked into the lower right corner.

With just 18 seconds left in the first half, Northeastern Clinton’s McCarthy headed in another with an assist from Hunter McKenna to tie it back up.

McCarthy completed the hat trick three minutes into overtime on a breakaway to end the game and secure the win for the Cougars.

NCCS 3, Peru 2 (OT)

NCCS 2 0 1 — 3

Peru 2 0 0 — 2

First half- 1, NCCS, McCarthy (Marks), 10:37. 2, Peru, Dick (Plessis-Belair), 16:26. 3, Peru, Spear, 18:23. 4, NCCS, McCarthy (McKenna), 39:42.

OT- 5, NCCS, McCarthy, 3:00.

Shots: NCCS 12, Peru 12.

Saves: Danis, Peru, 10. Rabideau, NCCS, 3.


Elizabethtown-Lewis 3, Willsboro 1

ELIZABETHTOWN — Brody Hooper scored twice to power the Lions past the Warriors.

Isaiah Turner opened the scoring early in the first off a wide pass from Will Tompkins. Hooper got his first goal shortly after on a one-on-one opportunity following a well-played pass from Charlie Huttig.

Willsboro showed signs of life when Seth Swires blasted a direct kick from 22 yards out into the back of the net to bring the Warriors within one.

Late in the second half, Huttig sent another ball in Hooper’s direction, and Hooper recorded his second goal of the game.

Elizabethtown-Lewis 3, Willsboro 1

Willboro 0 1 — 1

E-Town-Lewis 2 1 — 3

First half- 1, EL, Turner (Tompkins), 8:04. 2, EL, Hooper (Huttig), 23:30.

Second half- 3, Wills, Swires, 18:27. 4, EL, Hooper (Huttig) 32:53.

Shots: EL 21, Wills 7.

Saves: Lapier, EL, 3. Cross, Wills, 9.


Crown Point 4, Indian Lake/Long Lake 1

CROWN POINT — The Macey brothers, Noah and Gabe, combined for three goals as the Panthers overpowered the Orange.

Noah opened the scoring quickly in the first half after a clear from Joe Foote less than seven minutes into the game.

Indian Lake/Long Lake came out in the second half and grabbed the equalizer with Taylor Wells scoring off a pass from Chaiten Giessen.

Dan Groshans netted the game-winner for Crown Point midway through the second and assisted on Gabe Macey’s goal less than two minutes later. Noah Macey also added one two minutes after that, concluding a spurt of three goals in five minutes for the Lions.

“The first half was the best half we have played all year,” Crown Point coach Don Bishop said. “We controlled possession for almost the whole half.”

Crown Point 4,

Indian Lake/Long Lake 1

Indian Lake/Long Lake 0 1 — 1

Crown Point 1 3 — 4

First half- 1, CP, N. Macey (Foote), 6:59.

Second half- 2, ILLL, Wells (Giessen), 12:34. 3, CP, Groshans, 25:36. 4, CP, G. Macey (Groshans), 27:15. 5, CP, N. Macey, 30:01.

Shots: Indian Lake/Long Lake 11, Crown Point 15.

Saves: Moore, ILLL, 6. Crowningshield, CP, 6. Foote, CP, 0.


Saranac 2, Plattsburgh 1

PLATTSBURGH — Andrew Tedford made several key saves in net for the Chiefs to keep his team in the game and in the lead at the final whistle.

After a scoreless first half, Saranac’s Conner Christopherson opened the scoring after harnessing a pass from Nick Lees. Nine minutes later, Jarrett Wright nabbed the eventual game-winner.

Jacob Bushey sparked a little fire late in the second half for Plattsburgh with his goal, which was assisted by Rob Knowles.

“We couldn’t finish off our chances in the first,” Plattsburgh coach Chris LaRose said. “Tedford played really strong in the first, and unfortunately we came up short in the end.”

The Saranac vs. Plattsburgh game that was postponed due to lightning on Sept. 14 will go down as a 1-1 tie.

Saranac 2, Plattsburgh 1

Saranac 0 2 — 2

Plattsburgh  0 1 — 1

Second half- 1, SCS, Christopherson (Lees), 14:25. 2, SCS, Wright, 23:58. 3, PHS, Bushey (Knowles), 29:26.

Shots: Plattsburgh 12, Saranac 11

Saves: Knowles (6), Mihal (1), PHS, 7. Tedford, SCS, 7.


Beekmantown 3, AuSable Valley 0

CLINTONVILLE — Three different players recorded goals for the Eagles in their win over the Patriots.

Brenden Carnright had the first goal late in the opening half off an assist from Adam Goldfarb.

Alex Price put the second goal on the board quickly in the second half on a direct kick from about 20 yards out. Ian Pummell rounded out the scoring six minutes later after he scrambled for a loose ball and fired it in the net.

“We played really well but made some mistakes,” AuSable Valley coach Bob Hamilton said. “Nate Casey was outstanding for us in the back, as well as Elias Smith up front.”

Beekmantown 3, AuSable Valley 0

Beekmantown 1 2 — 3

AuSable Valley 0 0 — 0

First half- 1, Beek, Carnright (Goldfarb), 4:45.

Second half- 2, Beek, Price, 1:44. 3, Beek, Pummell, 8:09.

Shots: Beekmantown 16, AuSable Valley 8.

Saves: LeClair, Beek, 5. Taylor, AV, 13


Chazy 9, Seton Catholic 1

CHAZY — Brandon Laurin scored five goals in the Eagles’ dominating performance against the Knights.

Nelson Pelton started off the scoring in the first half for Chazy, and Laurin followed up that goal with four of his own. David Peitras tallied the final goal of the first half to put his team up 6-0.

Nathen Reynolds scored the first of the remaining three Chazy goals, with Laurin adding the next and Hayden Guay tallying the final goal.

The last goal of the game was scored by Seton Catholic’s Adam Tedford on a direct kick.

Chazy 9, Seton Catholic 1

Seton Catholic 0 1 — 1

Chazy 6 3 — 9

First half- 1, C, Pelton (Barriere), 5:49. 2, C, Laurin (Barriere), 7:56. 3, C, Laurin (Reynolds), 13:44. 4, C, Laurin (Pelton), 16:07. 5, C, Laurin (Drake), 23:27. 6, C, Peitras (Bissonette), 27:15.

Second half- 7, C, Reynolds (Barriere), :30. 8, C, Laurin (Reynolds) 1:29. 9, C, Guay (Reynolds), 3:50. 10, SC, Tedford, 23:40.

Shots: Chazy 26. Seton Catholic 4.

Saves: Blais, Chazy, 3. Briggs, SC, 10.


Minerva/Newcomb 1, Schroon Lake 0

NEWCOMB — Joao Silva scored the game’s lone goal with 18 minutes left in regulation.

Alex Ruzbacki stopped seven shots for the shutout.

After 58 minutes of scoreless soccer, Trevor Molten crossed the ball to Silva in the middle, and Silva played it off his chest and then kicked it in the back of the net.

Schroon Lake’s Caleb Masonville had 13 saves.

Minerva/Newcomb 1, Schroon Lake 0

Schroon Lake 0 0 — 0

Minerva/Newcomb 0 1 — 1

Second half- 1, MN, Silva (Molten), 22:00.

Shots- Schroon Lake 8, Minerva/Newcomb 20.

Saves- Masonville, SL, 13. Ruzbacki, MN, 7.


Lake Placid 6, Northern Adirondack 5

LAKE PLACID — Dylan Aldridge scored the game-winner with less than two minutes to play to help the Blue Bombers defeat the Bobcats.

Ryan Meyer kicked off the scoring in the first for Lake Placid only to have the Bobcats’ Jarod Nichols tie it up shortly after. The tie lasted for 13 minutes before Hunter Wilson scored two goals in three minutes to put the Blue Bombers up 3-1 to end the half.

The scoring in the second half was back-and-forth for both teams. Northern Adirondack saw Alden Kerr, Justin Kellet, Ryan Manion and Nolan Ferguson score. Lake Placid received two goals from Aldridge and one from Hunter Wilson.

Ferguson’s goal from 20 yards out of a pass from Jared Nichols tied it up for the Blue Bombers. That tie lasted 10 minutes until Aldridge hit his mark late in the half to finish the scoring and game.

Lake Placid 6, Northern Adirondack 5

Northern Adirondack  1 4 — 5

Lake Placid 3 3 — 6

First half- 1, LP, Meyer (Kane), 7:05. 2, NAC, Nichols (Garrand), 11:10. 3, LP, Wilson (Thompson), 25:20. 4, LP, Wilson (Meyer), 28:56.

Second half- 5, NAC, Kerr, 2:15. 6, LP, Aldridge (Thompson), 8:20. 7, NAC, Kellett, 16:35. 8, LP, Wilson (Meyer), 23:55. 9, NAC, Manion (Kellett), 26:30. 10, NAC, Ferguson (Nichols), 28:35. 11, LP, Aldridge, 38:20.

Shots: Northern Adirondack 22, Lake Placid 17.

Saves: Burger, NAC, 5. Kordzial, LP, 15.


Keene 2, Johnsburg 1

NORTH CREEK — Brandon Warner combined with Cougar Smith to score the go-ahead goal with less than a minute to play as the Beavers beat the Jaguars.

Keene was on the board first when Gabe Warner scored off a pass from Brandon Dumas early in the first.

Johnsburg’s Ethan Cooper tied it up with only two seconds to spare in the half after grabbing a pass from Nate Prouty.

The second half was a defensive battle until Brandon accepted the pass from Smith and fired the winner into the back of the net with hardly any time left.

Keene 2, Johnsburg 1

Keene 1 1 — 2

Johnsburg 1 0 — 1

First half- 1, Keene, G.Warner (Dumas), 6:01. 2, Johns, Cooper (Prouty), :02.

Second half- 3, Keene, B. Warner (Smith), 39:01

Saves: Venner, Keene, 3. C. Prouty, Johns, 7.


Chateaugay 3, Norwood-Norfolk 1

CHATEAUGAY — Chad Stalter put two goals on the board for the Bulldogs as they overpowered the Flyers in Northern Athletic Conference play.

Chateaugay scored all three of its goals in the first half. Stalter scored the first two with assists from Devin Willis and Nick Ashline. Seth young recorded the third and final goal for his team off a pass from Tyler Jones.

Brandon Short tallied the lone goal for Norwood-Norfolk with a long ball that caught the Bulldogs’ keeper off guard and bounced in the net.

“We used all 23 guys tonight,” Chateaugay coach Bob Ouimet said. “There was a lot of unselfish play, and our key guys were trying to give others opportunities to score.”

Chateaugay 3, Norwood-Norfolk 1

Norwood-Norfolk 0 1 — 1

Chateaugay 3 0 — 3

First half- 1, C, Stalter (Willis, Ashline), 6:36. 2, C, Stalter (Willis), 11:07. 3, C, Young (Jones), 14:53.

Second half- 4, NN, Short, 30:54.

Shots: Chateaugay 24. Norwood-Norfolk 5.

Saves: Barnes (1), Trombley (1), C, 2. Waite, N, 7.



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