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December 15, 2012

Brassard, Vikings hold on against Knights

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PORT HENRY —

“Against a team that applies that type of pressure, to lose a primary ball handler, it’s tough to overcome. Their intensity was phenomenal, but our kids played extremely hard the rest of the way.”

Daniel Burger led the way for the Bobcats with 12 points and 12 rebounds. Brady Smart added three blocks, while Brian Heath had a strong fourth quarter with four points and three rebounds.

AuSable Valley 59,

Northern Adirondack 34

AuSable Valley (59)

Cosgrove 4-1-9, Casey 1-0-2, Brooks 0-0-0, Kennedy 1-0-2, Peck 3-0-6, Goodnough 7-1-15, Facteau 2-0-4, Depo 0-0-0, Douglas 7-4-21, Coolidge 0-0-0, McDonald 0-0-0. Totals: 25-6-59.

Northern Adirondack (34)

Byron 0-0-0, Burger 5-1-12, Nichols 0-2-2, Paiser 0-2-2, Smart 2-0-4, Kerr 2-0-5, Sayah 0-3-3, Langlois 1-0-2, Cayea 0-0-0, Heath 2-0-4. Totals: 12-8-34.

AuSable Valley 16 15 16 12 —59

Northern Adironadack 6 11 6 11— 34

3-point goals: AuSable Valley (3) Douglas 3. Northern Adirondack (2) Burger, Kerr.

JV: NAC won.

Thursday

NCCS 49, Saranac Lake 36

SARANAC LAKE — Northeastern Clinton outscored Saranac Lake by a combined 25-10 in the middle quarters on the way to a win.

Jon Filion led the Cougars with 18 points and Tom Bedard followed with 15.

Teddy Yanchitis paced the Red Storm with 15 points and Kellen Munn was next with 13.

NCCS 49, Saranac Lake 36

NCCS (49)

Boutin 0-0-0, LaFave 2-0-5, Khater 0-0-0, Tetreault 2-1-6, Begore 2-0-5, Tavernia 0-0-0, Bedard 6-1-15, Filion 8-2-18. Totals: 20-4-49.

Saranac Lake (36)

Lester 0-0-0, Bevilacqua 0-1-1, Fischer 0-0-0, Morgan 2-1-6, Cohen 0-0-0, Monroe 0-1-1, Munn 6-1-13, Yanchitis 6-3-15. Totals: 14-7-36.

NCCS 12 11 14 12 — 49

Saranac Lake 10 3 7 16 — 36

3-point goals: NCCS (5): Bedard 2; LaFave; Tetreault; Begore. Saranac Lake (1): Morgan;

JV: NCCS won.

Mod: NCCS won.

MVAC

Lake Placid 33, Johnsburg 30

JOHNSBURG — Johnsburg hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, but unfortunately for the Jaguars it only brought them within three.

Tarik Cecunjanin led the way with 15 points, and Alex Brandes chipped in eight for the Bombers, who picked up their first win of the season.

Dylan Moore (13) and Mark Cleveland (10) led the way for the Jaguars, accounting for 23 of their 30 points.

In the third quarter, Johnsburg closed the small gap the Bombers had built throughout the game, bringing the score to 22-21. But Lake Placid pulled away in the final quarter.

Lake Placid 33, Johnsburg 30

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