January 27, 2013

NCCS blanks Red Storm; Eagles fall

ROUSES POINT — Alex Duffy and Jordan LaMere scored goals and Cody Young recorded a shutout in net Saturday afternoon as Northeastern Clinton skated to a 2-0 win over Saranac Lake in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys’ hockey at the Rouses Point Civic Center.

The first period was scoreless, and Duffy gave the Cougars (6-7, 3-2) the lead with 31 seconds gone in the second. The assists went to Zac Guay and Dayton Roberts.

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It stayed that way until the 12:46 mark of the third when LaMere tallied off a Nick Palmer assist.

Young turned away 21 shots in net for the shutout. Northeastern Clinton held a 30-21 advantage in shots, and Justin Farmer made 28 stops for the Red Storm.

“It was a great game for us, and Cody played real well in net,” said Northeastern Clinton coach Rob Francis. “Defensively, we were able to control the puck.

“We were able to get our cycle going and made the most of a couple of opportunities. We played three solid periods.”

NCCS 2, Saranac Lake 0

Saranac Lake 0 0 0 — 0

NCCS 0 1 1 — 2

Second period- 1, NCCS, Duffy (Guay, Roberts), :31.

Third period- 2, NCCS, LaMere (Palmer), 12:46.

Shots: NCCS 30, Saranac Lake 21.

Saves: Young, NCCS, 21. Farmer, SL, 28.


Shaker-Colonie 3, Beekmantown 2

PLATTSBURGH — Sean Phillips’ second goal of the game, at 5:31 of the third period, lifted the Jets past the Eagles in a nonleague encounter at the Ameri-Can North Sports Center.

Following a scoreless first period, Austin Bradish gave Beekmantown the lead at 2:43 of the second, with Brenden Carnright and Cole Carter assisting.

Phillips then tallied a power-play goal at 11:27 to bring Shaker-Colonie even. But Carter’s power-play goal, off a Kyle Bisonette assist, put the Eagles back in front at the 12:15 mark.

The Jets, however, tied it on Mike Mineau’s power-play goal with 1:32 remaining in the second, setting the stage for Phillips’ game-winning marker.

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