10 YEARS AGO (2003)
Matt McCormick passes for 2 touchdowns and Jason Remillard runs for 2 scores and catches a TD pass to lead Peru past Beekmantown 47-3 in the Class B championship game.
Dan Chilton’s goal lifts Seton Catholic to a 1-0 win over Northeastern Clinton in the Class C boys’ soccer final while AuSable Valley defeats Ticonderoga 3-2 in the penalty-kick shootout in the girls’ final. Jennifer Whisher gets the winning score while Marissa Martin stars in goal for the Patriots.
Chazy sweeps the Class D crowns with Nolan Ryan and Nathan Russell scoring for a 2-0 victory over Willsboro in the boys’ final. Jessie Trombly’s goal lifts the girls to a 3-2 win over Elizabethtown-Lewis.
Anna Case’s goal 35 seconds into the first overtime gives PHS a 1-0 triumph over Massena in Class A regional play.
Peru (Class B) and Saranac Lake (Class C) sweep in Section VII cross country with Charles Taylor and Micaela Klaus leading the Indians and Matt Zaunbrecher and Lisa Reyell pacing the Red Storm. Eddie Bevins, Jesse Berube and Lee Gabler spur Ticonderoga to the boys’ Class D title while Suliaka Lindemann leads the Seton Catholic girls.
20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Peru’s Sara Facteau captures an unprecedented fifth straight Class B title in Section VII cross country. Lake Placid’s Arien Baker, Chris Wheeler of Ticonderoga, and Seton Catholic’s Patrick Larkin also win individual honors.
Goaltender Mike Mondello is most valuable player as Plattsburgh State defeats Wisconsin-River Falls 9-4 in the championship game of the 12th Pepsi Classic. Chris Fess, Lenny Pereira, D.J. MacPhail and Rex Engle also make the all-tournament team.
Ben Sabourin’s last-minute interception preserves Peru’s 19-18 victory over Potsdam in the North Country Super Bowl. Chris Garrow is the Defensive Player of the Game and Sam Godfrey, the Offensive Player of the Game.