April 10, 2012

Flashback: April 10, 2012


▶ Kristina Gruendling pitches a one-hitter with 11 strikeouts and helps her cause with 4 hits as Peru defeats Saranac Lake 12-3.

▶ Michelle Duso drives in 2 runs with a pair of hits to lead Beekmantown to a 7-2 win over Plattsburgh High.

30 YEARS AGO (1982)

▶ Ticonderoga's Bill Brennan, who leads the area in scoring averaging 23.3 points a contest, is named to the New York State Small School Second Team in boys' basketball. Plattsburgh High's Larry Moskowitz and Angelo Sutton land on the 12th and 13th teams, respectively.

▶ Frank Buksa scores the winning goal in the fourth sudden-death overtime to give the Plattsburgh Knights of Columbus the championship in the Dover (N.H.) Invitational hockey tournament. Ron Cao-Ba leads the Plattsburgh team with 6 points while Shane Adams contributes 5.

▶ Sophomore guard Rosemary Harlem of Plattsburgh earns her second varsity letter in women's basketball at Elmira College.

▶ Former PHS standout Guy Garrow of Champlain College is named to the All-Region III Third Team in basketball.

40 YEARS AGO (1972)

▶ Sandy Carlo wins the Women's A competition in her first try at the U.S. Indoor Archery Championships. Charles Carlo finishes fourth in the Men's A class.

▶ Moriah senior Jill Firlik and Lori Ann Rennell, competing in the 11-12 age group, claim victories in the first synchronized swimming competition sponsored by the Plattsburgh State Dolphins Swim Club.

▶ Ticonderoga's Tom Gunning puts together a 734 handicap series to win men's singles in the North Country Handicap Classic at Adirondack Lanes.

▶ Jeff Sweet gets 2 hits and Bob Maher belts a 2-run homer in Plattsburgh State's twinbill setback at St. Michael's College. Pete DiDonato and Gary Jackson are the losing pitchers for the Cardinals.

50 YEARS AGO (1962)

▶ Saranac Lake assemblyman Hayward "Red" Plumadore, who wrestled and boxed at St. Lawrence University, is named to lead a state legislative investigation of professional boxing in the wake of the death of Benny (Kid) Paret.

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