February 23, 2014

Flashback: February 23, 2014

10 YEARS AGO (2004)

4-time champion Jason Lapham leads Beekmantown to its first Section VII wrestling championship in 18 years.

Jake Warren and Zack Zerniak lead the way as Coach Vince Ruggiero retires on top with Malone capturing the Section X wrestling crown.

AuSable Valley’s Lee Ann Peck reaches 1,000 points for her basketball career.

Beekmantown’s Craig Reyell scores 6 goals and adds 2 assists in the Eagles 11-6 win over Malone in hockey.

Abby Lambert nets 16 points and Kari Garrand, 15, as Northeastern Clinton wraps up a 17-0 season with a 55-33 win over Saranac.

Joe Akey, Mark Rabideau, Riley Houk and Kyle Stark spur Seton Catholic to a 64-53 victory over Ticonderoga, capping an 18-0 season for the Knights.

Kaylen Fessette leads Beekmantown to a stunning 3-1 upset of PHS in the Section VII Class B volleyball final while Shae Gilmore sparks NAC to a 3-0 win over Tupper Lake in Class C, giving the Bobcats their 20th straight sectional championship.

Monica Angelosanto scores 23 points and Bethany Friedrich tallies her 1,000th career point as Chazy claims the MVAC girls’ basketball title with a 55-37 win over Minerva-Newcomb. Ryan Volkmann’s 30-point effort sparks Bolton to a 51-43 triumph over Willsboro in the boys’ final.

20 YEARS AGO (1994)

Lake Placid’s Duncan Kennedy overturns on his third run in his bid to move into third place in men’s luge at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.

Former PSU standout Michel Valliere makes 40 saves for France in a 7-1 loss to Sweden in Olympic hockey.

Ann Parks scores 25 points and Christina Flick stars coming off the bench as Saranac defeats Northeastern Clinton 57-40 in a playoff for the division title in girls’ basketball.

Northeastern Clinton, led by Jen LaFleur, rebounds to beat Moriah, 64-46, in sectional play and give coach Don Sears his 200th victory.

Micki Flynn and Jen Bissonette lead Plattsburgh High to a 3-0 win over Seton Catholic, capping an undefeated season in volleyball for the Hornets.

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