May 20, 2013

Sports shorts: May 20, 2013


---- — Depo, Schermerhorn reach NCAAs

INDIANAPOLIS — After some great performances throughout their respective outdoor track & field seasons, seniors Ben Depo and Amanda Schermerhorn found out they will have one final meet to compete in before their collegiate careers come to a close.

The pair will represent Plattsburgh State at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which will be held on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on Thursday.

Schermerhorn, who hails from Scotia, will be competing in the outdoor championships for the first time in her career. She earned the 16th seed in the 1,500-meter run by way of her school-record performance at the SUNYAC Championships back on May 4.

Her runner-up time of 4:33.90 in the race broke a school record that had been standing for nearly a quarter century and ensured her a spot on the All-SUNYAC Second Team. The senior will line up in the starting blocks at the championships and compete among the nation’s best at roughly 5:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon.

No stranger to excelling in the decathlon, Depo earned his first-ever berth to the national meet by earning the 19th seed with point tally of 6,277. That total occurred at the Cortland Classic back on April 20 when Depo put together a first-place finish at the event.

At the SUNYAC Championships, Depo took home his third individual title in the decathlon en route to being named the SUNYAC’s Outstanding Male Field Athlete of the Year. With his first-place point tally of 6,176 points, he was also named to the All-SUNYAC First Team.

Depo will make a run at the national title over the course of two days. The first five events of the decathlon begin at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday while the second quintet of events will occur at 3 p.m. on Friday.

ChasmRiders mountain bike series results listed

AUSABLE CHASM — The ChasmRiders mountain bike race series was held Sunday. Races continue every Sunday, with registration at 9:45 a.m.


Kids’ one lap- 1, Elise Beauharnois, 7:21.

Kids’ two lap- 1, Kaylee Amoriell, 7:19; 2, Luke Moffett, 7:20; Remi Beauharnois, 9:30; 4, Sean Rose, 9:33.

Intermediate one lap- 1, Matt Rugar, 9:09; 2, Jeff Rugar, 9:12; 3, Dylan C., 9:23; 4, Mike Williams, 9:31.

Men’s one lap- 1, Logan Graves, 26:21; 2, Brayden Martin, 37:41; 3, Quintin Lacey, 37:48.

Women’s two lap- 1, Robin Garrow, 45:38.

Men’s two lap- 1, David Mazalauski, 54:55.

Women’s three lap- 1, Nicole LaPlante, 1:02:12.

Men’s three lap- 1, Chris Rose, 50:17; 2, Tom Moffett, 56:46; 3, Jason Amoriell, 56:54. 4, Jim Kobak, 58:04.

Section VII sets postseason baseball schedule

PLATTSBURGH — Section VII has announced dates for its post-season baseball schedule. They are as follows.

Wednesday, May 22- Class D preliminary games.

Friday, May 24- Class B quarterfinals; Class D quarterfinals; Class C semifinals.

Monday, May 27- Class B semifinals.

Tuesday, May 28- Class C finals, at Plattsburgh State’s Chip Cummings Field, 4:30 p.m.; Class D semifinals.

Wednesday, May 29- Class B finals, at Plattsburgh State’s Chip Cummings Field, 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 30- Class D finals, at Plattsburgh State’s Chip Cummings Field, 4:30 p.m.

Regional and state championship dates

Monday, June 3- Class B regional; Section II at Section VII, at Plattsburgh State’s Chip Cummings Field, 4 p.m.; Section X-bye.

Monday, June 3- Class C regional; Section X at Section II; Section VII-bye.

Monday, June 3- Class D regional; Section VII at Section X; Section II-bye.

Tuesday, June 4- Class B regional; Section X at winner of Section II/Section VII, 4 p.m.

Tuesday, June 4- Class C regional; Section VII at winner of Section X/Section II.

Tuesday, June 4- Class D regional; Section II at winner of Section VII/Section X, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 8- state finals in Binghamton

“Another 18 With Mike” slated for July 6

PLATTSBURGH — The annual “Another 18 With Mike” golf outing, in memory of Michael John Carpenter, will be held Saturday, July 6 at The Barracks Golf Course. Tee times will begin at 7:15 a.m.

The format is an 18-hole, four-person scramble with prizes being given in men’s, mixed and women’s divisions. There will also be prizes for men’s and women’s closest to the pin and a $20 team skins game.

New this year will be a raffle, with all proceeds being donated to Folds of Honor, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities to families of deceased or disabled veterans.

The entry fee of $60 for non-members and $45 for members includes golf and cart, lunch, gift and food provided by Pasquale’s Restaurant at the Green Room in downtown Plattsburgh. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the awards presentation will follow at 6:30 p.m.

There is a maximum of 40 teams. Registration deadline is June 20 and entry forms are available at The Barracks or can be downloaded at For more information, contact Hillary Engstrom on FB or at 726-6343, or Tracy Sherman on FB or at 201-394-7299.

Algonquin Chapter of ADK to hold events

PLATTSBURGH — On Monday, May 27, the Algonquin Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will hold its annual Lost Pond lean-to clean up and hike to Weston Peak. This is considerate a moderate hike. The leader is Anne Bailey, 563-5794.

On Saturday, June 1, as a National Trails Day project, the Algonquin Chapter of the ADK will hold a Saranac River Trail clean-up from 10 a.m. to noon. Wear work gloves. Call Nancy Olsen, at 561-0189, for more information.

Seton Catholic hoop camp lists boys’ first session

PLATTSBURGH — Seton Catholic will be holding the first week of its FUNdaMENTAL Boys’ Basketball Camp from June 24 to 28. Prices will remain the same as last year. The cost for new campers is $130 for one week and $110 for returning campers.

Coaches will include Chris Castine, Ryan Loucy, Mike Castine and Gary Castine.

Camps will again be available for students entering grades four to 12 and will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with doors opening at 8:15 a.m. Campers will receive a basketball, t-shirt and camp evaluation.

Camp forms have been sent to area schools. For more information, call Gary Castine, at 298-5536 (home) or at 565-5949 (school), or at Forms can also be picked up online at Seton