October 2, 2013

Whitney's goal send Keene past Crown Point in girls' NSL


KEENE — Hanna Whitney’s goal at 1:05 of double overtime helped Keene slip past Crown Point in girls’ Northern League Soccer action Tuesday, 1-0.

“Both Keene and Crown Point played a tough game,” Beavers (6-1-1) coach Brittany Purdy said. “My girls gave me 100 percent and that is all I can really ask for. Our defense was ready to play (Tuesday). Hanna Whitney had a tough goal going one-one-one with a Crown Point defender.”

Fie Tims was credited with the assist on Whitney’s game-winning tally.

Amanda Wolf accumulated 13 saves between the pipes for the Panthers (6-3).

Tucker Geiger registered six saves for Keene, recording her fourth shutout of the season.

Keene 1, Crown Point 0 (OT)

Crown Point 0 0 0 0 — 0

Keene 0 0 0 1 — 1

Second overtime- 1, K, Whitney (Tims), 1:05.

Shots: Keene 14. Crown Point 6.

Saves: Geiger, K, 6. Wolf, CP, 13.


Beekmantown 3, Plattsburgh High 1

BEEKMANTOWN — The tandem of Kallie Villemaire and Kirsten Villemaire worked well in the Eagles’ (9-2) win.

The two siblings combined for three goals and two assists for No. 17 Beekmantown.

“I thought we really didn’t play our game in the first half,” Eagles coach Pete Bursik said. “Plattsburgh controlled the game for the first 20 minutes of the first half. Plattsburgh came out strong to start the game.”

Shae Frady helped the Hornets (6-5) to a 1-0 lead at 3:53 of the opening half. Hailey McLaughlin was credited with the assist on the play.

Then, Kallie Villemaire and Kirsten Villemaire scored three unanswered tallies, giving the Eagles their ninth win on the year.

“In the second half, I thought we played a lot better,” Bursik said. “We had some good scoring opportunities that we needed to finish, though. We need to play 80 minutes of soccer. Plattsburgh is a tough team. They play hard and never give up.”

Alyssa Salls made 14 saves for Plattsburgh High, while Beekmantown’s Lauren O’Connor got the win in a 10-save performance.

Beekmantown 3, Plattsburgh High 1

Plattsburgh High 1 0 — 1

Beekmantown 1 2 — 3

First half- 1, PHS, Frady (McLaughlin), 3:53. 2, B, Ki. Villemaire, 19:42.

Second half- 3, B, Ka. Villemaire (Ki. Villemaire), 8:45. 4, Ki. Villemaire (Ka. Villemaire), 31:25.

Shots: Beekmantown 20. Plattsburgh High 13.

Saves: O’Connor, B, 10. Salls, PHS, 14.


Saranac 4, Peru 1

PERU — Ellen Thew managed a hat-trick performance, while Kayla Napper finished with one goal and two assists for the Chiefs (11-0) in their victory.

“Saranac has an all-around good team — from the goalie position to the fast-footed Ellen Thew,” Indians (3-6-1) coach Tim Harrigan said. “We would have liked to have a better game and make it a close game, but with five starters out and Saranac’s well-balanced team, we found it difficult to keep up with them.”

Saranac, who was ranked No. 6 in Class B by the New York State Sportswriters Association Sept. 30, scored two goals in the first half and added two more in the final 40 minutes of play.

Lindsey Bushey scored Peru’s lone goal at 25:18 of the first half.

Saranac 4, Peru 1

Saranac 2 2 — 4

Peru 1 0 — 1

First half- 1, SCS, Thew (Napper), 3:20. 2, SCS, Thew, 19:47. 3, PCS, Bushey (Sheldrick), 25:18.

Second half- 4, SCS, Thew (Napper), 4:26. 5, SCS, Napper (Eggleston), 16:17.

Shots: Saranac 15. Peru 10.

Saves: Favreau, SCS, 9. Larsen, PCS, 11.


Seton Catholic 3, Lake Placid 2

LAKE PLACID — Paige Spittler’s hat-trick goal with 1:22 remaining in regulation helped the Knights (8-2) to a one-goal win over the Blue Bombers (3-4-1).

“It was a back-and-forth game, but Seton finished out the game well,” Lake Placid coach Heather Brewer said.

Ashley Carpenter was credited with an assist on each of Spittler’s three tallies.

Payton Barney and Liza Marinis each scored for the Blue Bombers.

Seton Catholic’s Kelly Ryan and Emily Barney of Lake Placid made 10 saves in net, respectively.

Seton Catholic 3, Lake Placid 2

Lake Placid 1 1 — 2

Seton Catholic 1 2 — 3

First half- 1, SC, Spittler (Carpenter), 24:21. 2, LP, P. Barney, 35:00.

Second half- 3, LP, Marinis (Kennedy), 33:45. 4, SC, Spittler (Carpenter), 35:53. 5, Spittler (Egan, Carpenter), 38:38.

Shots: Seton Catholic 13. Lake Placid 12.

Saves: E. Barney, LP, 10. Ryan, SC, 10.


Westport 2, Indian Lake/Long Lake 0

WESTPORT — Brendee Russell and Sydney Mitchell each recorded goals in the Eagles’ (3-4) two-goal blanking of the Orange (2-5).

Russell opened scoring at 23:28 of the first half on an unassisted tally.

Mitchell helped Westport extend its lead to 2-0 at 23:55 of the second half, sending home an Ellie Schwoebel one-time feed.

Hannah Looby made one save for the Eagles, while Madison Miller fended off eight shots for Indian Lake/Long Lake.

Westport 2, Indian Lake/Long Lake 0

Indian/Long Lake 0 0 — 0

Westport 1 1 — 2

First half- 1, W, Russell, 23:28.

Second half- 1, W, Mitchell (Schwoebel), 23:55.

Shots: Westport 13. Indian Lake/Long Lake 10.

Saves: Looby, W, 1. Miller, IL/LL, 8.


AuSable Valley 6, Saranac Lake 1

CLINTONVILLE — Rachel Knapp, Dru Gravelle, Hillary Drake and Logan Snow combined for six goals in the Patriots’ (3-5) win.

The tallies were Drake and Gravelle’s first on the varsity level.

“We got great defense from Brianna Savage, Kourtney Keenan and Tiffany Evens,” Patriots coach Bruce Bourgeois said. “Jenny Ward played a strong overall game in net and on the field for Saranac Lake.”

Logan Hochwald scored the Red Storm’s (0-9) lone goal of the match at 12:09 of the second half.

AuSable Valley 6, Saranac Lake 1

Saranac Lake 0 1 — 1

AuSable Valley 2 4 — 6

First half- 1, AVCS, Knapp (Snow), 15:39. 2, AVCS, Knapp (Garrow), 39:41.

Second half- 3, AVCS, Gravelle (Niemann), 1:22. 4, AVCS, Drake (Snow), 5:49. 5, SL, Hochwald (Decker), 12:09. 6, AVCS, Drake (Garrow), 14:39. 7, AVCS, Snow (Drake), 34:30.

Shots: AuSable Valley 21. Saranac Lake 8.

Saves: Douglass, AVCS, 4. Ward (12), Hunt (3), SL, 15.



ELIZABETHTOWN — The Vikings scored five unanswered goals to knock off the Lions.

Jasmin Barnes put Elizabethtown-Lewis ahead 1-0 with a goal at the 11-minute mark.

But, two goals by Reagan Pratt before the end of the first half gave Moriah the lead for good. Pratt also had an assist in the game.

Taylor Sprague and Jordan Speshock each had a goal and an assist for the Vikings. Halie Snyder added a goal, while Katie DeSimone finished with an assist.

Lauren Cross made three saves for the victory. Emma Disogra suffered the loss, making eight saves.

Catie Decker finished with an assist for the Lions.

Moriah 5, Elizabethtown-Lewis 1

Moriah 2 3 — 5

E’town-Lewis 1 0 — 1

First half- 1, E-L, Barnes (Decker), 11:00. 2, Mor, Pratt (Speshock), 23:32. 3, Mor, Pratt (Sprague), 32:50.

Second half- 4, Mor, Snyder, 18:16. 5, Mor, Sprague (Pratt), 24:37. 6, Mor, Speshock (DeSimone), 34:40.

Shots: Moriah 15, Elizabethtown-Lewis 6.

Saves: Cross, Mor, 3. Disogra, E-L, 8.



TICONDEROGA — Tiffany Purkey and Savannah Bezon each tallied goals as the Sentinels shut out the Warriors.

Purkey gave Ticonderoga a 1-0 lead at 27:00. Bezon found the back of the net with just 12 seconds remaining in the first half.

Kyle Austin supplied the assist on Bezon’s goal.

Stephanie Blanchard suffered the loss in goal for Willsboro, making four saves. Sadie Hamel need to stop just one shot of the shutout.

Ticonderoga 2, Willsboro 0

Willsboro 0 0 — 0

Ticonderoga 2 0 — 2

First half- 1, T, Purkey, 27:00. 2, T, Bezon (Austin), 39:48.

Shots: Ticonderoga 17, Willsboro 1.

Saves: Blanchard, W, 4. Hamel, T, 1.



Chateaugay 1, Parishville-Hopkinton 1 (OT)

PARISHVILLE — After Seth Young tied the game at 1-all, the Bulldogs (6-1-1) settled for a draw against the Panthers in boys’ Northern Athletic Conference play Tuesday.

The two teams went to overtime, with No. 15 Chateaugay out chancing Parishville-Hopkinton 12-4 in the first 10-minute session.

“We missed so many chances,” Bulldogs coach Bob Ouimet said. “After they scored, we dominated from there. We just kept going at them, but we just missed some golden chances.”

Jordan Martin was credited with the assist on Young’s game-tying goal.

Chateaugay finished with a 23-12 advantage in shots on goal in the match.

Chateaugay 1, Parishville-Hopkinton 1 (OT)

Chateaugay 0 1 — 1

Parishville-Hop. 0 1 — 1

Second half- 1, P-H, Snyder (Pullano), 14:37. 2, C, Young (Martin), 17:24.

Shots: Chateaugay 23. Parishville 12.

Saves: Trombley, C, 3. Wells, P-H, 10.