May 24, 2012

Flashback: May 24, 2012

10 YEARS AGO (2002)

Saranac Lake's Adam Van Nortwick and Peru's Chris Henderson lead the Section VII state qualifiers in track & field.

Karissa Fuller strikes out 14 and Tara Vilardo belts a 2-run homer to lead Ticonderoga to an 8-1 win over Seton Catholic, giving the Knights their first Section VII Class C softball title.

Casey Gajewski pitches a 2-hitter with 12 strikeouts as Moriah thumps reigning champion Crown Point 13-1 to win the Section VII Class D softball crown. Megan Brace and Julie Walter each score 3 runs while Sarah Bezon drives in 2 runs with 2 hits.

Kelly Gordon turns in 7 strong innings on the mound and AuSable Valley stuns top-seed Ticonderoga 4-2 in the Section VII Class C baseball final.

Jared Hammond and Bryan Popp deliver 2-run singles in the bottom of the seventh to give Moriah a 5-4 triumph over Bolton in the Class D baseball title game.

Erica Buckley tosses a one-hitter with 12 strikeouts and Alexandra Brown drives in 3 runs with a pair of doubles to lead Saranac to a 9-0 win over Northeastern Clinton in the Section VII Class B softball final.

20 YEARS AGO (1992)

Bryan Law, Alex Wiseman and Fred Hughes lead the boys while Laura Werner, Kerry Harwood, Alison Hastings and Ginger Otis pace the girls as the Malone Huskies sweep the Section X track & field track crowns.

Laura LaHart claims 4 firsts and Levander Choplin, 3, to lead Peru to a sweep of the Section VII track titles. Peru's Sara Facteau nips Patty McCormick of Seton Catholic in a record-setting 1,500-meter run.

Alvin Nolette gets the win in relief and helps his cause with 2 hits as Elizabethtown-Lewis downs Crown Point 10-7 in the MVAC baseball final.

Brandy McDonald pitches a 2-hitter with 15 strikeouts and Geoff Duquette collects 3 hits in Plattsburgh High's 8-0 win over Beekmantown in the Section VII Class B baseball final.

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