October 11, 2012

Saranac stuns Plattsburgh in overtime

SARANAC — Amelia Jenks supplied the offense and keeper Jamie Favreau the defense Wednesday night in Saranac’s 2-1 overtime upset of Plattsburgh High in Northern Soccer League girls’ soccer.

Jenks scored both of the Chiefs’ goals, the second coming with 3:56 gone in the first overtime.

“Jenks had a good night,” said Saranac coach Mary LoTemplio. “But the rest of the team battled. They didn’t give up after we fell behind.”

Favreau, meanwhile, recorded 25 saves in net as the Hornets finished with a 31-16 edge in shots.

“Favreau made some great saves,” said LoTemplio. “A lot of great saves. She was a game changer tonight. But she has been playing well lately.”

It was a scoreless game until Brooke Knight scored off an Olivia Carlsson assist with 13:00 gone in the second half.

It stayed that way until 4:24 was left in regulation when Jenks pulled Saranac even off a scramble in front.

The game-winning goal came about when Summer Gillespie sent a nice cross in front where Jenks headed it into the far corner.

Karlie Neale made nine saves in net for the Hornets.

Saranac 2, Plattsburgh 1 (OT)

Plattsburgh 0 1 0 0 — 1

Saranac 0 1 1 0 — 2

Second half- 1, PHS, Knight (Carlsson), 13:00. 2, Sar, Jenks, 35:36.

First overtime- 2, Sar, Jenks (Gillespie), 3:56.

Shots: Plattsburgh 31, Saranac 16.

Saves: Neale, PHS, 9. Favreau, Sar, 25.


Beekmantown 3, AuSable Valley 0

BEEKMANTOWN — Shanae Jodoin scored two second-half goals to help lead the unbeaten Eagles (9-0-2, 8-0-2) past the Patriots.

Courtney Wilson, who assisted on one of Jodoin’s goals, put Beekmantown ahead to stay with a first-half goal.

Kallie Villemaire added two assists for the Eagles, who played strong defense while holding a 20-5 shot advantage. Lauren O’Conner turned aside five shots in net to record the shutout.

Nicole Pulsifer and Bryce Douglass combined for 10 saves in net for AuSable Valley.

Beekmantown 3, AuSable Valley 0

AuSable Valley 0 0 — 0

Beekmantown 1 2 — 3

First half- 1, Beek, Wilson (Villemaire), 34:59.

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