October 4, 2012

Curle sends Hornets past Red Storm


---- — PLATTSBURGH — Marle Curle scored a goal in each half to provide the margin of difference as Plattsburgh defeated Saranac Lake, 2-0, in girls’ Northern Soccer League action Wednesday.

Brooke Knight assisted on the first and Cierra Duquette on the second.

Karlie Neale turned away three shots in net for the shutout. The Hornets got strong defensive play in the back from Duquette, Molly LeClair, Olivia Carlsson and Kolbi Lyon.

Regan Kieffer played a solid game in net for the Red Storm with 16 saves. Plattsburgh held a 22-3 shot advantage.

Plattsburgh 2, Saranac Lake 0

Saranac Lake 0 0 — 0

Plattsburgh 1 1 — 2

First half- 1, PHS, Curle (Knight), 13:32.

Second half- 2, PHS, Curle (Duquette), 10:44.

Shots: Plattsburgh 22, Saranac Lake 3.

Saves: Neale, PHS, 3. Kieffer, SL, 16.



ELIZABETHTOWN — The Sentinels and the Lions went scoreless through two overtimes as both teams played to a 1-1 tie.

Ticonderoga’s Kylie Austin sent a corner kick into the box that Jaelyn Granger buried for the game’s first goal at 28:59.

With 10 minutes left in the game, Elizabethtown-Lewis tied the score when Emily Morris sent a shot into the upper right corner from 20 yards out.

During overtime, shutdown defense and stellar goalkeeping kept either team from scoring the go-ahead goal.

“This game was evenly matched,” Lions coach Steve Denton said. “We missed on some opportunities and couldn’t capitalize when we needed to.”

Kearsten Ashline and Emma Disorga combined for 14 Elizabethtown-Lewis saves, while Megan Campney made 10 saves for Ticonderoga.

Elizabethtown-Lewis 1

Ticonderoga 1 (OT)

Elizabethtown-Lewis 0 1 0 0 — 1

Ticonderoga 1 0 0 0 — 1

First half – 1, T, Granger (Austin), 28:59.

Second half – 2, ELCS, Morris, 29:28.

Shots: Elizabethtown-Lewis 15, Ticonderoga 15

Saves: Campney, T, 10. Ashline (11), Disorga (3), ELCS, 14.


Moriah 3, Willsboro 3, OT

WILLSBORO — The Vikings’ Lauren Brace scored the game’s final goal as the two teams battled to an overtime tie in a see-saw contest.

Bridget Moran opened the scoring for the Warriors before Lauren Pelkey pulled the Vikings even after 40 minutes.

Taylor Sprague put Moriah back on top early in the second half. But goals by Morgan Murphy and Amanda Mahoney rallied Willsboro into a 3-2 advantage.

Brace, however, scored three minutes after Mahoney’s goal to put the contest into overtime.

Lauren Cross made 12 saves in net for the Vikings and Stephanie Blanchard 16 stops for the Warriors.

Sprague and Halie Snyder were standouts on the Moriah side, while Alyson Arnold, Renee Marcotte and Kyli Swires played well for Willsboro.

Moriah 3, Willsboro 3 (OT)

Moriah 1 2 — 3

Willsboro 1 2 — 3

First half- 1, Wills, Moran (Mahoney), 3:28. 2, Mor, L. Pelkey (K. Pelkey), 9:42.

Second half- 3, Mor, Sprague (Snyder), 4:17. 4, Wills, Murphy, 7:18. 5, Wills, Mahoney, 21:51. 6, Mor, Brace (Sprague), 24:53.

Shots: Moriah 35, Willsboro 22.

Saves: Cross, Mor, 12. Blanchard, Wills, 16.



PERU — Despite holding a 24-12 shot advantage, Peru was unable to solve Beekmantown’s goalkeeper Lauren O’Connor as the Eagles took the victory.

O’Connor made 15 saves and the offense executed when it needed to.

Beekmantown’s Kallie Villemaire scored the first of her two goals with a strike 14 minutes into the first half.

Peru then knotted the score with a Mary Mazzella goal from Ashley Carpenter just 40 seconds into the second half.

Shanae Jodoin then gave the Eagles back the lead four minutes later and Villemaire provided an insurance goal a few minutes afterward to cap the scoring.

“Beekmantown did a nice job defending our passing,” Peru coach Jackie Sullivan said. “We also just ran into a great keeper in O’Connor. Our girls got frustrated because she was just stopping everything.”

Beekmantown 3, Peru 1

Beekmantown 1 2 — 3

Peru 0 1 — 1

First half – 1, B, Villemaire (Regan), 14:30.

Second half – 2, P, Mazzella (Carpenter), 0:40. 3, B, Jodoin (Villemaire), 4:57. 4, B, Villemaire (Regan), 6:13.

Shots: Beekmantown 12, Peru 24

Saves: O’Connor, B, 15. Bombard, P, 8


NCCS 5, AuSable Valley 0

CLINTONVILLE — Five Northeastern Clinton players scored a goal each and Molly Roush assisted on the first three as the Cougars blanked the Patriots.

Maddy Tucker and Katie Matott tallied in the first half, while Mallory Honan, Miranda Menard and Michaela McDonough scored in the second stanza.

Christina Paolo recorded the shutout with 11 saves as Northeastern Clinton held a 20-12 shot advantage.

Bryce Douglass (nine) and Nichole Pulsifer (four) combined for 13 stops in the AuSable Valley nets.

NCCS 5, AuSable Valley 0

NCCS 2 3 — 5

AuSable Valley 0 0 — 0

First half- 1, NCCS, Tucker (Roush), 15:42. 2, NCCS, Matott (Roush), 19:31.

Second half- 3, NCCS, Honan (Roush), 17:18. 4, NCCS, Menard, 23:49. 5, NCCS, McDonough dk, 36:29.

Shots: NCCS 20, AuSable Valley 12.

Saves: Paola, NCCS, 11. Douglass (9), Pulsifer (4), AVC, 13.



CROWN POINT — The Panthers won the physical battle in a win against the Eagles.

Ellen Kiely scored a goal 31 minutes into play from Hunter Spaulding.

Westport then tied the game at 1-1 with a strike from Brendee Russell. Brittany Foote put the Panthers ahead with a goal with six minutes left in the game.

“This was a very physical game,” Crown Point coach Jayna Andersen said. “We were evenly matched and I was impressed with our team because we’re playing with five freshmen in the lineup.”

Amanda Wolf picked up three saves to earn the win in net while Hannah Looby stopped four shots for Westport.

Crown Point 2, Westport 1

Crown Point 1 1 — 2

Westport 0 1 — 1

First half – 1, CP, Kiely (Spaulding), 31:51.

Second half – 2, W, Russell (Mitchell), 24:25. 3, CP, Foote (Booth), 33:55.

Shots: Crown Point 6, Westport 4

Saves: Wolf, CP, 3. Looby, W, 4.



LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid scored two second half goals and Liz Leff posted nine saves as the Blue Bombers beat the Knights.

Kendra Manning opened the scoring at 1:44 of the first half with an unassisted strike.

In the second half, Brooke Reid and Liza Marinis each scored to give the Blue Bimbers the extended lead.

“Seton definitely made runs against our defense,” Lake Placid coach Heather Brewer said. “Our goalie made some big saves for us, though.”

Seton Catholic’s Kelli Ryan made 12 saves in net.

Lake Placid 3, Seton Catholic 0

Lake Placid 1 2 — 3

Seton Catholic 0 0 — 0

First half – 1, LP, Manning, 1:44.

Second half – 2, LP, Reid, 2:50. 3, LP, Marinis (Auer), 18:45.

Shots: Lake Placid 14, Seton Catholic 9.

Saves: Leff, LP, 9. Ryan, SC, 12.



CHAZY — Hannah Laurin scored three goals with two assists and Megan Reynolds had two goals with one assist as the Eagels cruised against the Bobcats.

Reynolds put the Eagles up early with a strike less than two minutes into the game. Laurin then reeled off two goals to give Chazy a 3-0 lead just five minutes into play. Laurin added one more score and Kinnan Latremore found the back of the net as the Eagles buried five first-half goals.

“I was really happy with our offensive play today,” Chazy coach Karin Sherman-Trombley said. “We scored three quick goals and things are finally clicking.”

The clicking continued in the second half as the Eagles had goals from Reynolds and Amber Polomsky. Nothern Adirondack got on the board with a Taylor Durnin goal.

Logan Baker had three saves in net for Chazy and Stephanie Snide had nine saves for the Bobcats.

Chazy 7, Northern Adirondack 1

Chazy 5 2  — 7

Northern Adirondack 0 1 — 1

First half – 1, C, Reynolds (Laurin), 1:49. 2, C, Laurin (Polomsky), 2:49. 3, C, Laurin (Latremore), 5:34. 4, C, Laurin (Reynolds), 26:37. 5, C, Latremore (Laurin), 30:00.

Second half – 6, NAC, Durnin, 6:53. 7, C, Reynolds (Gilmore), 10:54. 8, C, Polomsky, 13:26.

Shots: Chazy 16, Northern Adirondack 5

Saves: Baker, C, 3. Snide, NAC, 9.



INDIAN LAKE — Morgan King netted three goals and an assist while Shannon Farrell and Jill Miller scored two goals apiece as the Orange blanked the Wilcats.

The first half saw Indian Lake/Long Lake reel off eight goals in 24 minutes. Farrell scored the first two goals, King netted the next three and Miller scored two while Emma Gray registered one goal.

The second half continued to favor the Orange. Emily Waters, Jessica Bain, Cheyenne Wilder and Victoria Moore each scored a goal.

The Orange held a 23-4 shot advantage and Madison Miller made three saves for the win.

Indian Lake/Long Lake 12

Schroon Lake 0

Indian Lake/Long Lake 8 4 — 12

Schroon Lake 0 0 — 0

First half – 1, ILLL, Farrell (Bain), 15:10. 2, ILLL, Farrell (Miller), 16:49. 3, ILLL, King (Farrell), 20:40. 4, ILLL, King (Miller), 27:43. 5, ILLL, King, 30:40. 6, ILLL, Miller, 36:48. 7, ILLL, Gray (King), 37:38. 8, ILLL, Miller, 39:20.

Second half – 9, ILLL, Waters, 13:38. 10, ILLL, Bain (Darling), 16:59. 11, ILLL, Wilder, 30:57. 12, ILLL, Moore, 39:55.

Shots: Indian Lake/Long Lake 23, Schroon Lake 4

Saves: Miller, ILLL, 3. Schroon Lake, 9.