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Sports Shorts: February 5, 2014

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Posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 2:23 am

Tickets on sale for Chazy championship banquet

CHAZY — Tickets are now available for the 2013 Chazy boys’ soccer NYSPHSAA championship banquet at the Rainbow Banquet Hall March 15.

Tickets are $20. Contact Mary at 572-7185 or Lisa at 420-5184 to purchase.

ECAC West names weekly women’s hockey honors

CENTERVILLE, Mass. — Shannon Stewart and Katelyn Turk of the Plattsburgh State women’s hockey team have been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) West Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, for the week ending Feb. 3.

Stewart figured in on five of Plattsburgh’s 10 goals in the Cardinals win over Potsdam Saturday. The Pickering, Ont., native tallied three assists in the first period before adding her fourth of the night in the second period on Plattsburgh’s ninth goal. Stewart capped off her night with her team-leading 14th goal of the season with 2:32 left in the second period. The Cardinals’ junior forward leads the offense with 25 points.

Turk contributed two goals and an assist in Plattsburgh’s 10-0 victory against Potsdam. Turk picked up the primary assist on the Cardinals’ first goal before netting her second goal of the season with 0.5 seconds left in the first period. The rookie forward out of Mississauga, Ont., scored her second of the night at the 3:35 mark of the second period to help Plattsburgh earn the win.

The top-ranked Cardinals travel to Elmira College this weekend for a pair of crucial ECAC West games. The two-game set opens Friday night at 7 p.m. before the series wraps up Saturday at 3 p.m.

Skaters compete in Watertown

WATERTOWN — Four local skaters competed at the Figure Skating Club of Watertown Snow Town Invitational Competition Jan. 25.

Lizzy Roberts of the Skating Club of the Adirondacks (SCA) took first place in the Pre-Juvenile Compulsory Jump Event and fourth place in the Juvenile Test Track Free Skate Event. Jack Crotty of the SCA took second in the No Test Compulsory Jump Event and fifth in the No Test Well Balanced Free Skate Event.

The SCA’s Ariadna Foshag placed seventh in the Preliminary Test Track Free Skate B Event, while Allyson Duprey of the North Country Skating Club finished ninth in that event.

A total of 184 skaters from the United States and Canada competed.

Outdoor Adventure Program starts Feb. 18

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Youth Bureau and Town of Plattsburgh Recreation Department will co-host a Family Winter Outdoor Adventure Program. This free program will introduce youth and their families to snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Participants will also have the opportunity to play snowshoe Disc Golf and many other outdoor games. Previous snowshoeing/skiing experience is not required, and all equipment will be provided. The program will run from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 18 to 21 at the Cadyville Recreation Park. Participants may register for any days offered and are welcome to participate each day. Pre-registration is required. Participants should dress for the weather.

For more information or to pre-register, call the Youth Bureau at 565-4750 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.


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