September 10, 2013

Bulldogs off to fast start in soccer


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.

Saranac Lake 3, Beekmantown 0

Saranac Lake 0 3 — 3

Beekmantown 0 0 — 0

Second half: 1, SL, Shumway (Sawyer), 10:57. 2, SL, Noel, 19:01. 3, Cowan (Snyder), 36:57.

Shots: Beekmantown, 19; Saranac Lake, 15.

Saves: LaClair, Btn, 9; Holmes, SL, 11.


NAC 6, Westport 0

WESTPORT — Northern Adirondack scored five times in the second half to break up a defensive battle with Ryan Manion leading the way.

Manion, who had the only score of the first half, struck for two goals after the break while Scott Kellett, Alden Kerr and Dustin Dominic also found the range. Dylan Miller had two assists in the barrage as the visiting Bobcats capitalized on some Westport defensive lapses.

Westport had its best scoring chances in the first half, but NAC keeper Ethan King was up to the task. He finished with five saves for the shutout. Sam Napper had 10 saves for Westport.

No. Adirondack 6, Westport 0

No. Adirondack 1 5 — 6

Westport  0 0 — 0

First half: 1, NAC, Manion (Kerr), 16:25.

Second half: 2, NAC, Kellett (Miller), 14:26. 3, NAC, Manion (Miller), 28:21. 4, NAC, Manion, 29:31. 5, NAC, Kerr (Hoff), 37:28. 6, NAC, Dominic, 38:47.

Shots: NAC, 16; Westport, 9.

Saves: King, NAC, 5; Napper, West, 10.


Lake Placid 2, E’town-Lewis 0

LAKE PLACID — Stuart Baird and Nzoni Thompson scored goals five minutes apart in the first half to spur the Blue Bombers on to their first win of the season.

Elizabethtown-Lewis goalkeeper Justin Lapier’s hands were faultless in net as he continually frustrated the Lake Placid attackers. The hosts broke through when Baird finished Ryan Damp’s cross 10 minutes into the contest. Thompson added some insurance by finishing a takeaway five minutes later.

The rest of the game was hard-fought with both teams playing tough defense. Logan Phinney and Sam Huttig impressed for the Lions while Alex Brandes and Lucas Strack stood out for Lake Placid.

Chris Kordziel was credited with four saves and the shutout.

Lake Placid 2, E’town-Lewis 0

E’town-Lewis 0 0 — 0

Lake Placid 2 0 — 2

First half: 1, LP, Baird (Damp), 10:00. 2, LP, Thompson, 15:00.

Shots: Lake Placid, 14; E’town-Lewis, 4.

Saves: Kordziel, LP, 4; L. Lapier, E-L, 13.


Seton Catholic 5, Willsboro 1

WILLSBORO — Keegan Frenya and Adam Tedford each scored a pair of goals while Kaden Baugh starred as playmaker in the Knights’ come-from-behind victory.

Willsboro opened the scored at 5:31 with Nolan Murphy converting from Seth Swires.

The lead was short-lived, however, with Frenya scoring at 8:48 and Tedford at 24:43 to put Seton Catholic ahead to stay.

Baugh, Frenya and Tedford all scored in the second half. Baugh also wound up with three assists as his long and short passing game was instrumental in the Knights’ offensive success.

Seton Catholic’s defense stymied the Warriors, who, nevertheless, improved over their opening effort.

Seton Catholic 5, Willsboro 1

Seton Catholic 2 3 — 5

Willsboro 1 0 — 1

First half: 1, W, Murphy (Swires), 5:31. 2, SC, Frenya (Baugh), 8:48. 3, SC, Tedford (Baugh), 24:43.

Second half: 4, SC, Baugh (Frenya), 5:43. 5, SC, Frenya (LaFountain), 20:12. 6, SC, Tedford (Baugh), 34:29.

Shots: Seton Catholic 22, Willsboro 5.

Saves: Briggs, SC, 3; Cross, Wills, 12.


Keene 3, Johnsburg 0

KEENE VALLEY — Brandon Dumas and Gabe Warner each came up with a goal and an assist in the second half to lead the Beavers to victory.

Colton Venner also scored for Keene, which held a 17-5 advantage in shots. Max Rossi recorded three saves to get the shutout.

Venner stood out in the midfield for the Beavers while Harry Joanette had an excellent game at sweeper.

Ty Berg, who stopped 11 shots, played well for Johnsburg.

Keene 3, Johnsburg 0

Johnsburg 0 0 — 0

Keene 0 3 — 3

Second half: 1, K, Dumas (Warner), 21:17. 2, K, Warner (Riggins), 24:27. 3, K, Venner (Dumas), 33:45.

Shots: Keene, 17; Johnsburg, 5.

Saves: Rossi, K, 3; Berg, J, 11.


Crown Point 7, Indian Lk/Long Lk 0

CROWN POINT — The Panthers controlled play from the start against the undermanned Orange, who had only 10 players.

Noah Macey recorded a hat trick with two assists while Judd DeBrobander scored his first two varsity goals in leading Crown Point. Jaice Spring picked up a goal and two assists while Joe Foote set up the Panthers’ first three scores.

Kolby Pertak accounted for the other Crown Point goal.

Brendon Crowningshield came up with seven saves to post the shutout.

Rudy Giessen, who stopped 20 shots, played a great game in goal for the Orange and kept the Panthers from adding to their lead.

Crown Point 7, Long Lk/Indian Lk 0

Long Lk/Ind Lk 0 0 — 0

Crown Point 3 4 — 7

First half: 1, CP Spring (Foote), 4:33. 2, CP, Macey (Foote), 14:27. 3, CP, DeBrobander (Foote), 16:24.

Second half: 4, CP, Macey (Spring), 11:26. 5, DeBrobander (Macey), 14:46. 6, CP, Pertak (Macey), 17:43. 7, CP, Macey (Spring), 27:06.

Shots: Crown Point, 29; Indian Lk/Long Lk 8

Saves: Crowningshield, CP, 7; Giessen, ILLL, 20.


Schroon Lake 8, Minerva/Newcomb 2

MINERVA — Alex Shaughnessy scored four times and added an assist in leading the visiting Wildcats over the Mountaineers.

Austin Armstrong contributed two goals while Tanner Stone and Brandon Duggan also tallied for the Wildcats. Bobby Rose was credited with two assists and Justin Laugh and Branden Hall, one each.

Freshman Kaleb Helms and Daghan Karaali each had one goal and one assist for Minerva/Newcomb.

Caleb Maisonville was in goal for Schroon Lake and had 18 saves while Alex Ruzbacki registered 11 stops for Minerva/Newcomb. The hosts held a 22-19 edge in shots.