July 24, 2013

Sports Shorts: July 24, 2013


---- — Mark Rabin Memorial today

WESTPORT — The 9th Annual Mark Rabin Memorial Golf Tournament will take place today at the Westport Country Club. The 35-foot Shumway Insurance Sledgehammer Putting Contest begins at 10 a.m. A $5,000 hole-in-one prize is also being offered. The shotgun start is at 12:30 pm, and all golfers should be at the course no later than noon. Dinner and awards ceremony will be at 6:15 p.m. For more information, contact Nancy Church, tournament director, at or 564-4169.

Team Names, Team Captains, Team Members

Tee Box 1 – “Christopherson’s Chia Pets”

Bob Christopherson, Connor Christopherson, Dylan Christopherson, Albert Killian

Tee Box 2a – “Gottschall’s Gimmes”

Rich Gottschall, Phil Titherington, Chris Boule, Mike Rose

Tee Box 2b – “Velsini’s Greenies”

Jamie Velsini, Don Barber, William Orr Sr., William Orr Jr.

Tee Box 3 – “Fuller’s Fried Eggs”

Steve Fuller, Cindy Fuller, Ron LaFontane, Jennie LaFontane

Tee Box 4a – “Jacobsen’s Jumbo Drivers”

Eric Jacobsen, Rod Hill, Dan Dubonnet

Tee Box 4b – “Big Sal’s Slice ‘N Dicers”

Sassine Sassine, Rob Buck, Bob Dergham

Tee Box 5 – “The Stanley Tools”

Aaron Stanley, TJ Myers, Jagan Drowlette, Troy Collin

Tee Box 6a – “Guerin’s Got Legs”

Doug Guerin, Steve Glazier, Bob Broomfield, Polly Broomfield

Tee Box 6b - “Sklenarik’s Shag Bag”

Frank Sklenarik, Don Sorrell

Tee Box 7 – “Moffett’s Moguls”

Tom Moffett, Moose Moffet, Karen Baker, Angie Alphonso

Tee Box 8a – “Roger’s Cup Rimmers”

Roger Lorberbaum, Ron Marx, Jeanot Cao-Ba, Jeffrey Weisburgh

Tee Box 8b – “Homburger’s Burning Cash”

John Homburger, Keith Tyo, Todd Moravec, Dave Gregoire

Tee Box 9 – “Trahan’s Topspinners”

Trent Trahan, Greg MacConnell, Richard Marks, Kevin Killeen

Tee Box 10a – “Winterbottom’s Whiffers”

Bruce Winterbottom, Larry Harney, James Smith, Kayla Frenyea

Tee Box 10b – “Shumway’s Shankers”

Rob Shumway, Ryan Bennett, Floyd LaValley, Jamie Drollette

Tee Box 11 –“ Laundree’s Leader Board”

Jerry Laundree, Jim Spear, Norm Ryan, Dan Barber

Tee Box 12a – “Mesec’s Mulligans”

Bob Mesec, Craig Miner, Billy Supernaw

Tee Box 12b – “Bilow’s Bingos, Bangos, Bongos”

Donnie Bilow, Karson LaPage, Scott Hite

Tee Box 13 –“ Daniels’ Double Bogeys”

Jesse Daniels, Beth Capo, Scott Aguglia, Alan Dana

Tee Box 14a –“ Ike’s Spikes”

Ike Tyler, Laura Tyler, Ed Vogel, Dana Babcock

Tee Box 14b – “Foster’s Frog Hairs”

Clark Foster, Andy Foster, Tim Hartnett, Tom Higgins

Tee Box 15 – “The Candidate’s Constituents”

Kimberly Davis, Vicki Howard, Darryll West, Bobby Hall

Tee Box 16a – “Lisa, Let the Big Dog Out”

Lisa Newton, Mary Goddeau, Robert Newton, Wayne Marshall

Tee Box 16b –“ Van Natten’s Nineteenth Holers”

John Van Natten, Ralph Boire, Pat Russell, Peter Ensel

Tee Box 17 – “Art’s Got Smarts”

Art Momot, Paul Dingman, John Momot, Soham Patel

Tee Box 18a – “Richie’s Pitch ‘n Putters”

Rich Knight, Kevin Burns, Ernie Guerin, Guest

Tee Box 18b – “Ballard’s Birdies”

Jeremy Ballard, Warner Houth, Alec Odnoha, Guest

“ForeFathers” win Northern Insuring/Chamber Classic

PERU — The Northern Insuring/Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic was held July 19 at Adirondack Golf and Country Club. “ForeFathers” Michael Bousquet, David Abernathy, Glen Coupal and Travis Zedick won the $500 prize for Low Net Team with a score of 60. The Carriage House team of Brandon Jaquish, Eric McCauliffe, Pat McCauliffe, and Mike McCauliffe won the prize for Low Gross Team with a score of 60.

Other winners

Second Low Net Team- X-Plo/E-Z Sto: Carrie LaDuke, Kristine Nuzzo, Calvin Hamel, Larry Wilson (score: 61)

Second Low Gross Team- Empire BlueCross: Jack Murray, Matt Eckler, Joe Center, Matt Burkhard (score: 64)

Third Low Net Team- CDC Real Estate: Matt Boire, Ralph Boire, Stacey Soucey, Jerry Rosenbaum (score: 62)

Third Low Gross Team_ NFI Distribution: Cheryl Reynolds, Joy LaPorte, Dennie LaPorte, Dave Reynolds (score: 64)

Ladies’ Long Drive: Cheryl Reynolds

Men’s Long Drive: Brandon Jaquish

AC North offering skating Sunday

PLATTSBURGH — The AmeriCan North Sports Center will hold public skating from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday followed by stick-n-puck from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Little League All-Stars win tournament

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Little League 11-12 All-Stars captured the 2013 Plattsburgh All-Star Tournament title by defeating the Nyack Valley Cottage All-Stars 14-6 in the championship game Sunday.

The Plattsburgh team went 5-0 in the tournament and outscored its opponents by a combined score of 72-12. Plattsburgh used a very potent offense, solid pitching and a stingy defense to claim the crown. Seven different players pitched throughout the weekend, and all 11 players recorded multiple hits. Plattsburgh will next compete in the Peru tournament this weekend.

Thursday: Plattsburgh 11, Northern Pirates 0

Saturday: Plattsburgh 13, Massena 1

Sunday: Plattsburgh 6, Montreal Lakeshore Braves 0; Plattsburgh 28, Malone 5; Plattsburgh 14, NVC 6

Storm the Course Trail Run Aug. 10

SARANAC LAKE — The Storm the Course Trail Run will be held at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 10 at Saranac Lake High School. There will be a 2.9-mile run/walk and a 10k run. Partipants can run as individuals or as part of three-person teams. Registration forms can be found at All proceeds will benefit the Saranac Lake cross country program.

Preseason soccer camp/6V6 tournament offered

ROUSES POINT — Friends of NCCS Soccer will be sponsoring a free preseason combination workout/6V6 tournament for students entering grades 8 through 12 beginning July 29. The camp will consist of eight sessions held July 29 to Aug. 1 and Aug. 6 to Aug. 9. Sessions will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Rouses Point Recreation Center.

The format will include a 30-minute workout, 10-minute stretch and tournament-style 6V6 small field play consisting of games of two 20-minute halves. All players will be assigned to a team prior to the start of the camp and designated by a team color. All participants must take part in the workout sessions to be eligible to play in the 6V6 games. Anyone interested must register by emailing Tim Matott at or by calling 297-2437. Space will be limited to the first 32 players who register by July 27.

McDonald Tournament slated for Aug. 2

WESTPORT — The Mountain Lake Services Foundation will hold its 12th-annual Helen F. McDonald Memorial Golf Classic Aug. 2 at the Westport Country Club. Registration for the four-person scramble will begin at 9 a.m. with a 10 a.m. tee time. The tournament is dedicated to the memory of Ms. Helen F. McDonald, an Essex County social worker who was a founding board member of Mountain Lake Services. Limited team space is available. To register your team, contact Ms. Roxanne Burns at 546-3051 ext. 314.

Summer Outdoor Adventure Program has openings

The Clinton County Youth Bureau and Town of Plattsburgh Recreation Department have openings for Session 2 of their Outdoor Summer Adventure Program Aug. 7 to 9. This free three-day program will introduce youth age 10 and older to such skills as hiking, flat-water kayaking, environmental and historical issues, teamwork and outdoor leadership skills. Previous hiking and/or paddling skills are not required, ability to swim is required.

All equipment will be provided. Register by July 29 by calling the Clinton County Youth Bureau at 565-4750.

Aug. 7, noon to 2 p.m.: Paddle. Group will flat-water kayak on the Saranac River on Cadyville Beach. The group will learn basic flat-water kayaking skills as well as individual and team rescues.

Aug. 8, 1:30-4 p.m.: Paddle. Group will flat-water kayak approximately 6.3 miles down the Saranac River from Saranac to the Cadyville Beach. River paddling skills and how they differ from open water (lake) paddling will be discussed.

Aug. 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Hike. Group will be bussed to Silver Lake Mountain and have the choice to hike up the mountain or walk through the bog.

Old House, Old Course, Old Brewery Golf Tournament

PLATTSBURGH — Plans are well underway for the first Kent-Delord House Museum Golf Tournament Aug. 1 at Bluff Point Golf Resort.

The deadline to sign up a foursome to win prizes, get a tax deduction, eat a bag lunch on your cart, and help preserve the 200-year-old landmark and its irreplaceable collection of family heirlooms is July 25.

There will be a putting contest, 50/50 raffle and mulligans.

Cobble Hill to host Memorial Tournament

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Annual Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Sept. 7 and 8 at the Cobble Hill Golf Course. There will be two starting times: 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. The format will be a two-person scramble/best ball. Flights will be established following Saturday’s round.

Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. both days. Entry fee is $100 per player and includes greens fees, contests, food and beverages. Cart fees are not included, and carts can be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be an optional skins competition.

The deadline to register is Sept. 4. Registration can be done by calling Kevin at 873-2520 (home) or 563-5230 (work), by mailing in a registration form, obtainable at the Cobble Hill Golf Course, to: PO Box 425, Elizabethtown, NY 12932, or by emailing Indicate preferred Saturday time and whether or not a cart is desired.

NCTA Doubles Tournament Aug. 3-4

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Tennis Association will host its annual Summer Doubles Tournament Aug. 3 and 4 at the Plattsburgh High School courts. Events will include a Men’s Open and Women’s Open draw with consolation rounds for both.

Entry fee is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. To enter, contact Claire Cutaiar at 561-6790 or 572-2528 or email ronclare Entry deadline is July 31 at noon. Starting times will be posted in the Press-Republican.

Men’s summer hoops results announced

PLATTSBURGH — Scores and stats from the July 18 games in the City of Plattsburgh Adult Men’s Summer Basketball League at the City Recreation Center are as follows:

Game 1: T. Malinak Masonry/Castine Pro. 96, The Lakers 72.

T. Maliniak- Mayberry 21 points; Mike Castine 18 points; Hartmann 18 points; J. Moore 13 points; Andrew Castine 13 points; Gratto 8 points; Maliniak 2 points.

The Lakers- A. Maknani 21 points; T. Bucci 15 points; T. Maknani 10 points; Fout 10 points; N. Lucia 7 points; T. Connors 4 points; N. Hughey 3 points.

Game 2: Peabody’s 73, 4th Ward 36er’s 67

Peabody’s- M. Farbotko 29 points; J. Douglass 20 points; K. Golkhe 15 points; Davison 9 points.

4th Ward- R. Earle 18 points; O’Meara 16 points; Puerto 16 points; Bouyea 11 points; Bujold 6 points; Vliege 2 points.

Lynch wins Fun Run 5K

CLINTONVILLE — Phil Lynch won the 5K race at the third of six AuSable Valley Fun Runs held July 22. The series will continue on Mondays through Aug. 12. Registration at 5:30 p.m., and the first race is at 6 p.m. All are welcome. Visit for more.

Quarter Mile

1, Jenna Stanley, 1:30. 2, Madeleine Woodward, 1:31. 3, Kiara Maggy, 1:36. 4, Madison Campbell, 2:05. 5, Savannah Pray, 2:10. 6, Santino DeBella, 2:15. 7, Abbey Light, 2:24.

8, Anthony Semeraro, 2:25. 9, Chase Ganter, 2:26. 10, Ben Ford, 2:34. 11, Katie LaBombard, 3:03. 12, Abigail Carter, 3:05.

Half mile

1, Thomas Ford, 3:34. 2, James Lynch, 5:10.


1, Tyler Mary, 6:22. 2, Jacob Ashline, 6:42. 3, Amanda Smith, 6:52. 4, Liz Smith, 8:17. 5, Carrie Woodward, 10:36.


1, Phil Lynch, 20:52. 2, Tom Semeraro, 23:33..3, Noah Lawrence, 25:47. 4, Scott Carter, 30:08. 5, Jamie Manning, 34:37.

North Country Cancer Fund tourney Aug. 17

ROUSES POINT — The North Country Cancer Fund has rescheduled its Annual Golf Tournament that was to be held in June to Aug. 17. The tournament will have a noon shotgun start at North Country Golf Club. The cost is $70 for non-members and $55 for members and includes golf, cart, meal after play and refreshments on the course.

Team registration form and payment must be submitted by Aug. 13. Make checks payable to: North Country Cancer Fund. Mail Entries and check to: Steve LeFevre, 50 Akey Road, Morrisonville, NY 12962.

Entry forms can be picked up at the golf course or by contacting Mike Dodds (593-2792 or, Steve LeFevre (293-1111), Tom Douglas (572-1099), or Rod Provost (593-5602). They’re also available on Facebook.

Ti medical clearance dates set

TICONDEROGA — Physical exams for all Ticonderoga athletes for the 2013-14 school year were completed in June. However, many of those exams are incomplete as the student failed to return a signed Health History form before the physical. No student will be cleared to participate in tryouts without a completed Health History form, Health Update form and physical exam. Athletes who did not have a physical exam this spring or who have any other questions should contact Mr. Sutphen at 585-7400 ext. 1159.

The Health History form and the Update form must be completed and turned in to the nurse for medical clearance at the dates and times specified below. The forms can be found on the Ticonderoga High School web page and are available in the main office at the High School. Athletes with questions about preseason practices should contact their head coach.

Medical clearance at High School Nurses Office

7-9 a.m. Aug. 16

7 a.m.– JV & varsity football

7:30 a.m.– JV & varsity soccer

8 a.m.– Boys’ & girls’ cross country

The High School Nurse will also be available from 7 to 8 a.m. Aug. 19.

Medical clearance at Middle School Nurse’s Office

5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 21- Modified sports: Football, soccer, cross country

The school nurse will also be available from 9 to 10 a.m. Aug. 22 from at the Middle School Nurses Office.

Cook, Morrow top finishers at Race 4 Care

POTTERSVILLE — Joshua Cook of Putnam Station and Olivia Morrow of Saratoga Springs were the top male and female finishers, respectively, at the first-annual Race 4 Care 5K held June 20. Thirty-six runners and walkers participated in the 3.1-mile race at Word of Life Bible Institute. Astri Roemischer of Westport received the Top Money Raised award for raising $305.

The event was put on by High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care, and total gross money raised was $1,701.

1, Joshua Cook,19:34. 2, Nate Cousins, 19:53. 3, Levi Lovell, 23:17. 4, Olivia Morrow, 24:05. 5, Paul Stevens, 24:38. 6, James Cook, 25:17. 7, Cecilia Poulin, 25:34. 8, Kayla Tyrel, 28:28. 9, Cam Brown, 28:37. 10, Linda Sherman, 28:40. 11, Nick DeFlora, 29:29. 12, Joan Lilly, 29:32. 13, Edward Mundoz, 29:38. 14, Jamie Manning, 31:12. 15, Shawn Hayes, 31:13. 16, David Manning, 31:14. 17, Shelly Young, 31:15. 18, Amy DeFlora, 31:32. 19, Jen Frasier, 33:24. 20, Raymond Thatcher, 33:25. 21, Kathryn Zelinski, 33:43.

22, Dustina (Dusti) Pratt, 33:44. 23, Amber Frasier, 36:15. 24, Lizbeth Ordway, 38:34. 25, Astri Roemischer, 44:08. 26, Thomas Murphy, 44:20. 27, Sue Frasier, 44:37. 28, Nellie R. Halloran, 48:12. 29, Joseph J. Donaldson, 48:12. 30, Rose Hayes, 49:30. 31, Laura L. Donaldson, 50:01. 32, Carol Whitford, 53:29. 33, Tonya Condon, 53:29. 34, Heather Walker, 57:38. 35, Alli Rand, 57:38. 36, Devann Murphy, 60:08:23.

Gondek named NCAA D-III National Chairman

Fredonia State men’s soccer coach since 2000, P.J. Gondek, a graduate of Chazy Central Rural School, has been named chairman of the committee responsible for ranking and selecting the field for this year’s 2013 NCAA Division III men’s soccer national championship tournament. A member of the selection committee since 2010 (East regional advisory committee since 2008), Gondek will serve a one-year term and will oversee the selection/ranking of the championship field. He will also serve as tournament site chairman for two weeks and games committee chair for the semifinals and championship games in San Antonio, Texas Dec. 6 and 7.

Big Boy’s team wins AuSable softball tourney

AUSABLE FORKS — The Big Boy’s team from Plattsburgh took first place in the AuSable Forks Fire Department’s 23rd Softball Tournament. Doug’s, also from Plattsburgh, finished second in the 15-team tournament, and Tupper Lake Supply placed third.

Saranac sports review dates set

SARANAC — Saranac Central School has schedule sports reviews for all students intending to play a fall sports. Students must bring a completed preseason sports questionnaire (NCR Form) that has been signed by the student and his or her parent. Students must have a sports review prior to attending their first practice. NCR forms can be picked up at any of the Saranac schools or the District Office. The reviews will be held in the Health Office at Saranac High School.

If your child is unable to attend the scheduled review time or you have questions, call the High School Main Office at 565-5800. There will be a limited number of physicals available Aug. 16, starting at 8:30 a.m. on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please make every effort to have your child’s physical completed by the below dates.

Review schedule

Aug. 12

8: 30 a.m.- varsity football; 10:30 a.m.- JV football; 12:45 p.m.- varsity volleyball; 1:45 p.m.- JV volleyball

Aug. 13

8:30 a.m.- girls’ varsity soccer; 9:45 a.m.- girls’ JV soccer; noon- boys’ varsity soccer; 1:30 p.m.- boys’ JV soccer

Aug. 14

8:30 am.- boys’ varsity and modified cross country; 9:45 a.m.- girls’ varsity and modified cross country; noon- gymnastics, cheering, swimming; 1 p.m.- modified football A-L; 2 p.m.- modified football M-Z

Aug. 15

8:30 a.m.- girls’ modified soccer; 10 a.m.- boys’ modified soccer; 12:30 p.m.- modified volleyball