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May 9, 2012

Flashback: May 8, 2012

10 YEARS AGO (2002)

▶ Nicky Viti (women's basketball) and B. J. McGrane (men's soccer) are named Plattsburgh State athletes of the year.

▶ Saranac Lake's Adam Van Nortwick breaks a 20-year-old school record for the mile run with a time of 4:20.53.

▶ Ticonderoga's Tara Vilardo pitches a no-hitter in the opener and chips in with 5 hits in Game 2 as the Sentinels sweep Tupper Lake in softball.

▶ Peru's Chris Henderson breaks the section record for the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.6 and later in the week, turns in a time of 44.2 seconds to shatter a 36-year-old school record in the 400 meters.

▶ Amanda Abbott of Lake Placid pitches a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts an 11-0 win over Schroon Lake.

▶ Ashley Wheeler, Savannah O'Connor and Katie Johnston lead the way as Chateaugay rallies from 2 games down to beat Malone 3-2 in volleyball.

▶ Justin Gardner pitches a 4-hitter and hits a grand slam in the 7th to give NAC a 7-3 win over PHS.

▶ Shannon Kane's sacrifice fly in the top of the 7th lifts Seton Catholic to a 4-3 win over previously unbeaten PHS in softball.

▶ Crown Point's Fallon Woods and Sierra Harrington combine to no-hit Elizabethtown-Lewis.

20 YEARS AGO (1992)

▶ Levander Choplin takes first in the 100, 200 and 400 relay as Peru tops Northeastern Clinton in a showdown of unbeatens in boys' track.

▶ Carrie Nutt and Amy Nutt lead Northeastern Clinton past Seton Catholic 67-66. The Cougars win the meet on the second tiebreaker — seven seconds to six for the Knights.

▶ Felicia Reyes scores Pam Dashnaw with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 9th to give Peru an 11-10 win over Saranac Lake.

▶ Saranac's Andy Sampica pitches a 2-hitter with 16 strikeouts in Saranac's 11-0 win over Tupper Lake.

▶ Ticonderoga's Jeremy Hall bests his section discus record by nearly 7 feet with a throw of 168 feet, 5 inches.

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