BRASHER FALLS — The Chateaugay Bulldogs proved to Coach Bob Ouimet that it is indeed a new season.
The visitors scored off the opening kickoff on their way to a 5-0 lead at intermission Monday on their way to an impressive 7-1 triumph over the St. Lawrence Central Larries in Northern Athletic Conference boys’ soccer.
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“Last year, we went 0-3 to start the season,” Ouimet recalled. “I told the guys we needed to have a better start and today’s game was just what we were hoping for.”
Chad Stalter and Tyler Jones each had scored twice and picked up an assist to lead the Chateaugay attack while Wayne Cowan and Tyler Jones came off the bench to chip in with two goals apiece. Zach Cowan accounted for the other goal.
Tyler Kowalchuk’s goal midway through the second half spoiled the shutout bid.
Brennen Secore was credited with three assists while Seth Young and Nick Ashline each had two.
Secore, Colby Woodward and Jordan Martin controlled the middle of the field for the Bulldogs.
Chateaugay 7, St. Lawrence 1
Chateaugay 5 2 — 7
St. Lawrence 0 1 — 1
First half: 1, Chat, Stalter (Ashline), 0:36. 2, Chat, Z. Cowan (Young), 16:15. 3, Chat, Stalter (Jones, Secore), 18:28. 4, Chat, Jones (Secore), 23:59. 5, Chat, W. Cowan (Ashline, Stalter), 36:54.
Second half: 6, Chat, Jones (Secore), 12:57. 7, Chat, W. Cowan (Young), 15:30. 8, SLC, Kowalchuk (Simonds), 16:12.
Shots: Chateaugay, 35; St. Lawrence, 4.
Saves: St. Hilaire, SLC, 15; Chat: Trombley, 1; Green, 0.
Saranac Lake 3, Beekmantown 0
BEEKMANTOWN — The visiting Red Storm struck for two goals nine minutes apart in the second half on their way to a shutout triumph.
Bradley Shumway opened the scoring at 10:57 from Ethan Sawyer and then Aaron Noel connected at 19:01. Devin Cowan’s goal, at 36:57, capped the scoring with Shawn Snyder assisting.
Oliver Holmes posted 11 saves in the shutout while Matt LaClair had nine for Beekmantown. The Eagles held a 19-15 edge in shots.