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March 19, 2013

Sports shorts: March 19, 2013

CVAC games rescheduled for Wednesday

PLATTSBURGH — The Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Exceptional Senior Games, scheduled for this evening, have been postponed one day due to the impending snowstorm.

The games will be played Wednesday at Seton Catholic with the girls’ basketball game at 6 p.m. and the boys at 7:30 p.m. All-star selections will be announced between games and there will be a 3-point shooting contest and slam-dunk contest

Ashley Marshall earns SUNYAC honors

CORTLAND — Ashley Marshall of the Plattsburgh State softball team has been named State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Pitcher of the Week for the week ending March 17.

Through the first three games of Plattsburgh State’s season, Marshall has picked up right where she left off in 2012 with a pair of wins in three appearances. The Malone, N.Y. native did not surrender a run and picked up a combined 25 strikeouts in 13 1/3 innings.

In a 4-1 win against Ramapo, Marshall allowed four hits and struck out 13 batters in five innings of work. She stepped in for 4 1/3 innings of relief work against Keene State, holding the Owls scoreless and racking up six strikeouts. In another 4-1 victory on Sunday against Babson, Marshall held the Beavers to just one hit in four innings while striking out six.

The Cardinals are in Clermont, Fla. for the remainder of the week at the NTC Spring Games.

ORDA meeting postponed one week

LAKE PLACID — Due to the anticipated inclement weather, The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) board meeting scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed to Tuesday, March 26.

Area girls assist in region title run

AUGUSTA, Me. — The Vermont Shamrocks, with the aid of two local players, won the USA Hockey Tier II New England Region girls U16 championship this past weekend, qualifying for the USA Hockey National Championships.

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