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April 30, 2013

Sports shorts: April 30, 2013

Hughes golf tourney slated for May 25-26

PORT HENRY — The Moriah Country Club will host the annual Art Hughes Sr. and Jr. Golf Tournament on May 25-26. The format is a 36- hole scramble. Flights will be established after Saturday’s play.

Entry fees are $65 for members and $85 for non-members and include continental breakfast both days, dinner and entertainment Saturday night, and a practice round on Friday.

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Paul Tom shoots hole-in-one

WESTPORT — Paul Tom recorded a hole-in-one Sunday with his son, Andrew, the witness. Tom aced the 152-yard fourth hole using an 8 iron.

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Cards’ Lawrence lacrosse Playerof Week

CORTLAND —Tim Lawrence of the Plattsburgh State men’s lacrosse team has been named State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Player of the Week for the week ending April 28.

A Kings Park native, Lawrence contributed eight points in a 2-0 week for Plattsburgh State to help the Cardinals secure the No. 2 seed in the SUNYAC Tournament. He began the week notching a hat trick and adding two assists in Wednesday’s 15-9 win against Potsdam. On Saturday against Geneseo, Lawrence scored three points and picked up a team-high eight ground balls in the 14-5 victory. Lawrence is one of four Plattsburgh State players with 40 or more points, entering the postseason with 26 goals and 15 assists for 41 points.

The nationally ranked No. 19 Cardinals host their first home playoff game Wednesday in the SUNYAC Semifinals. Second-seeded Plattsburgh State will take on third-seeded Brockport at 4 p.m. at the Field House Lacrosse Complex with the winner advancing to the SUNYAC Championship Game on Saturday.

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Ashley Marshall earns 4th weekly honor

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 April 28. The honor marks the fourth of the 2013 season for the Plattsburgh State standout.

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