CHAMPLAIN — Molly Roush scored two goals and Mallory Honan had a goal and an assist as Northeastern Clinton edged Saranac 3-2 in girls’ Northern Soccer League action Monday.
The Cougars improved to 8-1-1.
Roush gave the Cougars their first goal with an assist from Honan at 20:42.
Trailing by goal at halftime, Saranac’s Amy LoTemplio evened up the score at 1-1 less than two minutes into the half with help from Kristen Napper. Northeastern Clinton then reeled off two goals from Roush then Honan to jump to a 3-1 lead. The Chiefs responded a Rebecca Heywood goal.
“I thought we were flat for most of the game,” Northeastern Clinton coach Tim Suprenant said. “Today, we found a way to win when we didn’t play our best.”
Celine Bouvier made two saves in net for the Cougars while Jamie Favreau collected 10 saves for the Chiefs.
Northeastern Clinton 3, Saranac 2
Northeastern Clinton 1 2 — 3
Saranac 0 2 — 2
– 1, NCCS, Roush (Honan), 20:42.
– 2, S, LoTemplio (Napper), 1:38. 3, NCCS, Roush (Honan), 7:23. 4, NCCS, Honan (Rabideau), 20:35. 5, S, Heywood, 27:21.
Northeastern Clinton 16, Saranac 5
Bouvier, NCCS, 2. Favreau, S, 10
Saranac Lake 0
SARANAC LAKE — The Eagles remained unbeaten in conference play and kept the pressure on Northeastern Clinton in Div. I with the hard-earned victory.
Beekmantown (7-0-2, 6-0-2) put the game away with a three-goal second half after Kiley Regan scored on a long shot just 45 seconds into the contest.
Kallie Villemaire, Carlee Casey and Alicia Barcomb all scored for the Eagles in the second half.
Lauren O’Connor came up with five saves for the shutout.
“I was proud with the tenacity our girls played with. They never let up,” Saranac Lake coach Amanda Zullo said. “Beekmantown is a great passing team. They move the ball well offensively and defensively. We learned a lot from playing them today.”
B’town 4, Saranac Lake 0
Beekmantown 1 3 — 4
Saranac Lake 0 0 — 0