Press-Republican

December 20, 2012

Moody's buzzer beater lifts Red Storm


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SARANAC LAKE — Megan Moody had six points in Wednesday’s game, but she saved her best two for last.

Moriah missed the front end of a 1-and-1 and Saranac Lake’s Nicole Viscardo corralled the rebounds. Viscardo found a streaking Moody who took it the length of the court for a layup as time expired.



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The Red Storm captured a 39-38 victory over the Vikings in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference girls’ basketball action.

Regan Kieffer led a balanced Saranac Lake scoring attack with 10 points. Viscardo and Jennifer Ward each chipped in with seven points.

The Red Storm’s victory overshadowed a strong performance by Moriah’s Madison Stahl. Stahl, a sophomore, scored a game-high 20 points. Lauren Cross added seven points.

Saranac Lake 39, Moriah 38

Moriah (38)

Cross 2-1-7, Stahl 7-6-20, Slattery 1-1-3, K. Pelkey 1-0-3, L. Pelkey 1-1-3, Sprague 1-0-2, Wykes 0-0-0. Totals: 13-9-38.

Saranac Lake

Ward 2-3-7, Moody 3-0-6, Kieffer 4-0-10, Orticelle 1-2-4, Viscardo 3-1-7, Buckley 2-1-5, McDonough 0-0-0, Ploof 0-0-0. Totals: 15-7-39.

Moriah 5 12 13 8 — 38

Saranac Lake 8 12 8 11 — 39

3-point goals: Moriah (3) Cross 2, C. Pelkey. Saranac Lake (2) Kieffer 2.

JV: Saranac Lake won.

Mod: Moriah won.

AUSABLE VALLEY 42, PERU 28

PERU — AuSable Valley took off in the third quarter, pouring in 17 points, while holding Peru, to five as the Patriots pulled away to beat the Indians, 42-28.

“We were down 13-4, but we cut it to 13-12 with a run at the end of the second quarter,” Peru coach David Baroody said.

From there the Patriots blew it open, though, and played strong defense to build a 30-17 lead going into the fourth quarter.

“They played very well defensively,” Baroody said. “We lost to a very skilled basketball team tonight.”

The Patriots were led by Meghan Strong and Taylor Saltus, who each had eight points.

Mary Mazzella paced the Indians with 11 points, seven of which came at the free-throw line.

Linzee Wright snagged a game-high 12 rebounds for Peru.

AuSable Valley 42, Peru 28

AuSable Valley (42)

Strong 2-3-8, Knapp 0-0-0, Saltus 3-2-8, L. Snow 1-1-3, Taylor 1-1-3, Rondeau 3-0-7, S. Snow 3-0-6, Douglas 3-1-7. Totals: 16-8-42.

Peru (28)

Ma. Mazzella 2-7-11, Hackett 2-0-6, Me. Mazzella 1-1-3, Wright 3-0-6, Martin 0-0-0, Flynn 0-0-0, Spear 0-0-0, Remillard 0-0-0, Neenan 0-0-0, Major 1-0-2. Totals: 9-8-28.

AuSable Valley 9 4 17 12 — 42

Peru 4 8 5 11 — 28

3-point goals: AuSable Valley (2) Strong 1, Rondeau 1. Peru (2) Hackett 2.

JV: AuSable Valley won.

Mod: AuSable Valley won.

PLATTSBURGH 60, LAKE PLACID 25

PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh showed off a high-flying offense in the first quarter, scoring 29 points, en route to a rout of Lake Placid, 60-25.

The Hornets were 12 for 14 from the field in the first quarter, while holding the Blue Bombers to just five points.

Plattsburgh’s Marle Curle led all scorers with 19 points. Olivia Carlsson chipped in 13.

Chloe Uebrick led the Blue Bombers with 13 points.

Plattsburgh 60, Lake Placid 25

Lake Placid (25)

Matos 1-0-2, Jesmer 1-0-2, Potter 0-0-0, Taylor 1-0-2, Brandes 2-0-4, Weaver 1-0-2, Megliore 0-0-0, Uebrick 6-1-13. Totals: 12-1-25.

Plattsburgh (60)

Carper 1-0-2, Dragoon 2-0-6, Carlsson 6-0-13, Bedard 2-1-5, Marlow 3-0-6, Keyser 1-3-5, Curle 8-2-19, Reif 1-0-2, Miller 1-0-2. Totals: 24-6-60.

Lake Placid 5 10 2 8 — 25

Plattsburgh 29 9 10 12 — 60

3-point goals: Plattsburgh (2) Carlsson 1, Curle 1.

JV: Plattsburgh won.

BEEKMANTOWN 45, TICONDEROGA 16

BEEKMANTOWN — Shannon Ryan scored 12 of her game-high 16 points in the first half and Emily Anderson added another 12, 10 of which came in the first half, as Beekmantown rolled past Ticonderoga, 45-16.

The Eagles held the Sentinels to just 10 first-half points and then to just eight in the second half.

“It was an outstanding team defensive effort,” Beekmantown coach Greg Waters said.

Kylie Austin led the Sentinels with six points.

Beekmantown 45, Ticonderoga 16

Ticonderoga (16)

Rich 2-0-4, Austin 3-0-6, Kelly 1-0-2, Campney 2-0-4, Purkey 0-0-0, Moore 0-0-0, Palandrani 0-0-0, Hamel 0-0-0, Jebb 0-0-0, Mars 0-0-0. Totals 8-0-16.

Beekmantown (45)

Barrett 0-1-1, Wilson 1-2-4, Guynup 1-0-2, Ryan 6-4-16, Kelly 2-1-6, Desrocher 1-0-2, Barcomb 1-0-2, Anderson 6-0-12, Downey 0-0-0, Waite 0-0-0, LaFountain 0-0-0, McKinnley 0-0-0. Toatls: 18-8-45.

Ticonderoga 4 6 2 4 — 16

Beekmantown 12 16 13 4 — 45

3-point goals: Beekmantown (1) Kelly.

JV: Beekmantown won.

Mod: Ticonderoga won.

MVAC

Willsboro 45, Westport 37

WESTPORT — Amanda Mahoney had a strong game inside as she totaled 17 points in leading the Warriors past the Eagles.

Westport jumped out to an 11-2 lead after the first quarter and held a 34-26 lead heading into the fourth quarter. Willsboro, though, outscored the Eagles 19-3 in the final stanza to capture the win.

Renee Marcotte added 12 points for the Warriors, while Andrea O’Hara finished with seven points.

Brendee Russell paced Westport with 12 points. Sarah Looby contributed 10 points and Felicia Kurth, eight.

Willsboro 45, Westport 37

Willsboro (45)

Belzile 1-0-2, Marcotte 5-1-12, Crowningshield 0-0-0, O’Hara 3-1-7, Swires 1-3-5, Blanchard 1-0-2, Mahoney 7-3-17, Burt 0-0-0. Totals: 18-8-45.

Westport (37)

Kurth 4-0-8, Sudduth 0-0-0, Mitchell 2-0-4, Rascoe 0-0-0, Russell 5-2-12, Looby 4-2-10, Schwoebel 1-1-3, Quaglietta 0-0-0, Viens 0-0-0, Burch 0-0-0. Totals: 16-5-37.

Willsboro 2 14 10 19 — 45

Westport 11 9 14 3 — 37

3-point goals: Willsboro (1) Marcotte.

JV: Willsboro won.

Mod: Willsboro won.

Johnsburg 37, Wells 32

NORTH CREEK — Astasia Myler scored 19 points to lead the Jaguars (2-4, 2-1) to a victory in a game close throughout.

Johnsburg led by five points after one quarter, but by only two at the half and back up by five after three.

Mikayla Glode added eight points for the Jaguars.

Brittany Woodward paced the Indians with 11 points, including seven from the foul line, while Sam Zemken contributed eight despite being in foul trouble.

Johnsburg 37, Wells 32

Wells (32)

Woodward 2-7-11, Mayer 1-0-2, Page 2-0-6, Brenan 1-0-3, Simon 1-0-2, Zemken 3-2-8. Totals: 10-9-32.

Johnsburg (37)

Amell 0-0-0, Williford 0-0-0, Knickerbocker 0-0-0, Denno 1-2-5, Gadway 0-0-0, Square 0-0-0, Glode 4-0-8, Gahan 0-0-0, Millington 2-1-5, Russell 0-0-0, Ellsworth 0-0-0, Myler 8-2-19. Totals: 15-5-37.

Wells 3 13 8 8 — 32

Johnsburg 8 10 11 8 — 37

3-point goals: Wells (3): Page 2; Brenan. Johnsburg (2): Denno; Myler.

Mod: Johnsburg won.

Keene 52, Minerva/Newcomb 27

KEENE — Taylor Geiger connected on 19 points as the Beavers controlled the Mountaineers.

Tucker Geiger added 14 points and 11 rebounds for Keene. Naomi Peduzzi chipped in with 10 points and 12 rebounds, while Sadie Holbrook dished out 10 assists.

Makenzie Winslow paced Minerva/Newcomb with 14 points. Gabby McNally tallied eight points.

Keene 52, Minerva/Newcomb 27

Minerva/Newcomb (27)

Bennett 0-0-0, Makenzie Winslow 5-1-14, E. Mara 0-0-0, Gabby McNally 3-0-8, Miller 1-0-2, Bush 0-0-0, McCall 0-0-0, D. McNally 0-2-2, Teders 0-1-1, R. Mara 0-0-0. Totals: 9-4-27.

Keene (52)

Fabiano 0-0-0, Peduzzi 5-0-10, Goff 0-0-0, Hall 2-0-4, Dumas 0-0-0, Parolin 0-0-0, Ruud 1-0-2, Ta. Geiger 8-1-19, Holbrook 1-0-3, Tu. Geiger 6-0-14. Totals: 23-1-52.

Minerva/Newcomb 6 4 7 10 — 27

Keene 23 5 13 11 — 52

3-point goals: Minerva/Newcomb (5) Winslow 3, G. McNally 2. Keene (5) Ta. Geieger 2, Holbrook, Tu. Geiger 2.

Mod: Keene won.

SCHROON LAKE 26, CHAZY 16

SCHROON LAKE — Molly Wisser led all scorers with eight points as Schroon Lake beat Chazy in a low-scoring game, 26-16.

The Wildcats jumped out to an early 12-3 lead after the first quarter, but did not score double digits again in the game. However, Chazy managed just six points in a quarter at most.

Lindsay Reynolds scored seven points and Megan Hall contributed five points for the Wildcats. Reynolds also had nine rebounds.

Allison Tatro led the Eagles with five points.

Schroon Lake 26, Chazy 16

Chazy (16)

A. Gilmore 1-1-3, Tatro 1-3-5, Rotella 0-0-0, Pilon 0-0-0, C. Gilmore 0-0-0, Gonyo 1-0-2, Cahoon 1-2-4, Meshefsky 0-0-0, Barcomb 0-0-0, Kozak 1-0-2, Stalker 0-0-0. Totals: 5-6-16.

Schroon Lake (26)

Jarrell 2-0-4, Whitney 0-0-0, Hall 1-2-5, Lanoue 0-0-0, DeZalia 1-0-2, Reynolds 3-1-7, Wisser 4-0-8, Garland 0-0-0. Totals: 11-3-26.

Chazy 3 3 6 4 — 16

Schroon Lake 12 4 8 2 — 26

3-point goals: Schroon Lake (1) Hall.

Indian Lake/Long Lake 47, Crown Point 9

LONG LAKE — Meg Smith scored a game-high 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Orange (4-1, 3-1).

Shannon Farrell followed with 15 points, five assists and three steals, while Jessica Bain did a good job distributing the ball with seven points, five assists and three steals.

The outcome was never in doubt, with Indian Lake/Long Lake jumping to to a 16-3 lead in the first quarter.

Brittany Foote led the Panthers with four points.

Indian Lake/Long Lake 47

Crown Point 9

Crown Point (9)

Ryan 0-1-1, Kiely, 0-0-0, Macey 0-0-0, Meacham 1-0-2, Wolfe 1-0-2, Foote 2-0-4. Totals: 4-1-9.

Indian Lake/Long Lake (47)

Farrell 7-1-15, King 0-0-0, Wilder 0-0-0, Darling 1-0-2, Bain 3-1-7, Walters 0-0-0, Moore 2-0-4, Hinckley 0-0-0, Smith 9-1-19, Seery 0-0-0, Foster 0-0-0. Totals: 22-3-47.

Crown Point 3 2 2 2 — 9

Indian Lake/Long Lake 16 12 13 6 — 47