Westport’s Ryan Sherman and Doug Allen of Crown Point both reach 1,000 points for their basketball careers on the same night.
25 YEARS AGO (1988)
Cindy Beebie scores 24 points and comes up with 2 big steals to give MAI a 43-40 double-overtime win over St. John’s. Jackie Everett leads the Irish with 12.
Freshman Eldric Venne, at 215, clinches a 25-24 victory for unbeaten Saranac over Peru. Rick Vasquez (119) and Brian Sullivan (126) also come up with big wins for the Chiefs.
Jim Spring scores 17 points while Art Morgan and Dale Bigelow chip in with 12 apiece as Willsboro wraps up the MVAC title with an 89-47 triumph over Lake Placid.
Mark Boule gets 3 goals and 3 assists as MAI, trailing 2-0, rallies to beat PHS 7-5. Eric Brown scores twice for the Hornets.
30 YEARS AGO (1983)
Peru quarterback standout Pete Ewald signs a letter of intent to attend Syracuse University. Ewald finishes his Peru football career with 1,558 yards passing and 23 touchdowns and 1,331 yards rushing and 16 touchdowns.
Tournament MVP Dan Magee, Tom Graf and Brian Dumesnil score goals within a 3-minute span to lead Northeastern Clintoon to a 5-0 victory over Malone in the championship game of the Malone Winter Carnival Hockey Tournament. Tim Tetreault makes 20 saves in posting the shutout. Mike McDonald makes 35 saves for the Huskies.
Tod Fobare scores twice as Union College defeats Plattsburgh State 5-2 for its fifth straight victory. Keith Wright and Steve Plaskon score for the Cardinals.
Tim Sparks tosses in 19 points and Peru wins its fifth straight, beating Saranac 58-50.
West Genesee overcomes 39 saves from Adrian Strack to beat Lake Placid 3-2 in double overtime in the final of the 40th Lake Placid Winter Carnival Hockey Tournament. Greg Fisher and Tony Patterson score for the Blue Bombers.
Steve LaDuke tallies 31 points in Dannemora’s 70-67 upset of Schroon Lake. Chris Speziali nets 27 for the Wildcats.
40 YEARS AGO (1973)
Mickey Carpenter scores 27 points as St. John’s regains the division lead with a 53-46 victory over PHS before 1,500 fans at the PSUC Field House. Mark Garrow leads the Hornets with 15 points.