Press-Republican

March 13, 2012

Flashback: March 13, 2012


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10 YEARS AGO (2002)

▶ Middlebury College's Ryan Constantine, a former Beekmantown standout, joins Plattsburgh State's Niklas Sundberg, Peter Ollari and Jason Kilcan on the College Division hockey All-American team.

▶ The Mac Attack, coached by Vicki McMillan and Ilene Fessette, wins the U16 Gold Division at the 11th-Annual Bay State Volleyball Invitational. Team members include Kaylen Fessette, Lindsey Wilfore, Kim Bezio, Ashley Denny, Katrina Staves, Elizabeth Tregan and Sabrina Morris.

▶ Former NCCS standout Lisa Marlow hurls a 4-hit shutout while ex-Saranac star Jenny Reyell goes 3-for-3 in leading Plattsburgh State to a 10-0 victory over Mercy, L.I. in the Sun West softball tournament in California.

▶ Top-seeded and unbeaten Blind Brook defeats Seton Catholic 65-36 in the state boys' Class C semifinals in basketball. Dan Willette leads the Knights with 7 points.

20 YEARS AGO (1992)

▶ Salem scores 4 points in the last 20 seconds to defeat Westport 52-50 in a girls' regional basketball final. Julie Moore scores 22 points and grabs 22 rebounds before fouling out in her final high-school game.

▶ Caroline Casey, a fifth-grader at St. John's, finishes first in the Kandahar Giant Slalom in Laconia, N.H.

▶ Port Henry's Dale Sprague coaches the Western Maryland College football team to a 47-7 victory over a team of Russian All-Stars in Moscow.

▶ Former Plattsburgh High standout Jeff Holmes coaches Shaker High School to the Section II Class A title in boys' basketball.

▶ Jay Shepard puts together a 1,222 score for the boys' high 6-game scratch series at the state bowling tournament.

▶ Patty McCormick finishes eighth in the two-mile run at the National Scholastic Indoor Track & Field Championships with a time of 11:13.

25 YEARS AGO (1987)

E Mark Leclair, Jeff Gonyo and Mike Cleveland step up to help St. John's defeat MAI 6-2 in the state Div. II semifinals in hockey. Albany Academy ends the Irish run with a 3-2 win in the championship game.

▶ Shannon Andrews scores 17 points and Liz Pearl adds 13 as St. John's downs previously unbeaten Red Hook 48-37 to become the first Section VII girls' basketball team to win in the state playoffs. Hoosick Falls then tops St. John's 53-43 in the regional final, despite Sara Johnson's 14 points.

▶ Joe Rabideau bowls the high scratch series for the boys with a 620 at the state tournament while Amy Pepper (565) and Angel Zwart (223) earn silver medals for second high scores among the girls.

▶ Former St. John's star Kevin O'Connor scores 33 points to set a new single-game scoring record for The College of Saint Rose junior-varsity basketball team.

30 YEARS AGO (1982)

▶ AuSable Valley's Kim Fountain posts the high series of 1,119 to become the first Section VII bowler to take top honors at the state tournament.

▶ Peru's Darryl L'Heureux (250) and John Barrett (132) come in third at the state wrestling tournament.

▶ Plattsburgh State's Gaetan D'Anjou, with 51 goals and 43 assists in 38 games, earns All-America honors in hockey.

▶ Betsy Trombley tosses in 23 points and Jenny Johnson adds 19 as Northeastern Clinton completes a perfect CVAC season by beating Moriah 54-46 in the conference championship game. Darcy Gilbo nets 16 points and Laurie Wojewodzic, 14, for the Vikings. NCCS goes on to beat Peru 49-32 in the Section VII Class B final with Johnson leading the way with 24. Alyssa Harkness hits for 10 points for Peru.

▶ Kelly Rabideau tallies 14 points to lead Moriah to a 41-30 win over St. John's in the Class C title game. Carol Pearl nets 7 for the Irish.

▶ Jodi Marcotte hits for 18 points to lead Willsboro past Newcomb 54-34 in the Class D final. The Warriors play without star Meg Schneider who suffered a knee injury prior to the final.

40 YEARS AGO (1972)

▶ Peru's Tom Everett battles his way through wrestlebacks to take third at 135 pounds at the state championships.

▶ The Plattsburgh Swim Club's Tom Tobin, Dan Brazeel, Geoff Spear, Leslie Tobin and Gail Ralph earn first-place finishes in the Plattsburgh Invitational.

▶ Tom Welch pours in 30 points, Steve White adds 28 and Roger Long, 19, as Oneida Chemical defeats The Store Tavern 113-100 to win the Men's City Basketball League championship. Joe Schillinger leads The Store with 26 points while Jim Lacey hits for 25.

▶ Pete Proctor and Brian Trombley lead Beekmantown to the team title in the St. Alexander's basketball tournament. Casey Flynn of Notre Dame School is named tourney MVP while Mike O'Brien of Northeastern Clinton is the leading scorer.

50 YEARS AGO (1962)

▶ Plattsburgh High and Beekmantown reach the Class A final in Section VII boys' basketball. George Stetz scores 20 points to lead PHS past Keeseville 69-64 while Jack Glasgow nets 24 in Beekmantown's 49-27 victory over Port Henry. The Porters are without star Tom Gebo (ankle sprain). Wayne Patnode leads Keeseville with 19 points.

▶ Schroon Lake and Lyon Mountain advance to the Class B title game. John Beck tallies 19 points and David Rowe, 18, to lead the Wildcats to a 75-61 win over Westport, despite Rick Frisbie's 26 points. Lyon Mountain beats Ellenburg 54-36 with Joe Olivan scoring 16 and Marshall Dubray, 14, for the Miners.

▶ Altona moves on to the Class C final after beating Dannemora 58-48. Jim Lacey scores 15 and Eldon Burdo, 13, for Altona. Richie Daul leads Dannemora with 13 points.

60 YEARS AGO (1952)

E Ron Lambert nets 14 points and Ray Watkins, 13, to lead MAI to a 44-39 win over IHA of Watertown in the North Country League semifinal playoffs at Champlain College. Augustinian of Carthage, led by Jerry O'Neill with 17 points, tops St. John's 42-40 in the other semifinal. Tom Cronin scores 15 points and John Ryan, 12, for the Irish. Augustinian then downs MAI in overtime, 48-40, to win the Catholic League championship. Watkins and Tom Ryan each score 10 for the Mount.

▶ Fran Horne tallies 15 points and Wayne Benson, 11, to lead Plattsburgh High over Keeseville 66-55 in the Section VII Class A semifinals. McNierney scores 11 points and Bennett, 10, for Keeseville.

▶ Powers, Defayette and Durnin pace Lyon Mountain to a 59-53 win over North Creek in the Class B semifinals.

▶ Ron McDougal scores 20 points as Willsboro defeats Crown Point 55-42 in the other Class B semifinal.

70 YEARS AGO (1942)

E The Champlain Valley League sweeps the North Country League in the championship playoffs. Toms scores 11 points to lead Port Henry to a 24-20 win over Plattsburgh High in the Class A final while Crown Point defeats Dannemora 48-37 for the Class B crown. Trainer scores 16 and Stanley, 12, for Crown Point.

▶ Les Bouyea sinks 32 of 40 free-throw attempts to win the special contest prior to Morrisonville's 32-18 win over the Champlain All-Stars.

▶ Amlaw and Bouyea each score 13 points to lead Home Circle to a 58-38 triumph over P.B.I. in the City Basketball League championship game. Feltman leads PBI with 14.