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February 21, 2013

Sports Shorts: February 21, 2013

Peru’s Kesterman takes gold

LAKE PLACID — Ken Kesterman of Peru, and Steve Conklin of Saratoga Springs, took home the gold medals for the 2013 Besting Club Mates at the Adirondack Bobsled Combined Masters Championships.

The race had two categories of speed and consistency. Each team was allotted three runs, with the slowest of the three being thrown out. Kesterman posted the fastest time for the competition at 46:42, but was unable to use that run as it was his fourth of the day.

“The sled was running well on the fast ice and I felt good about my chances,” Kesterman said. “It was just one of those good days that every bobsledder looks forward to.”

NCCS BC basketball tournament results

CHAMPLAIN — The third annual Northeastern Clinton Booster Club Rising Stars Youth Basketball Tournament was held on February 16 and February 17 at Northeastern Clinton High School and Middle School.

The Plattsburgh Kings defeated Massena 31-17 in the Boys Championship, while Massena defeated Mooers CTC, 22-14 in the Girls Championship. Tyler Phillips and Soloman Neuhaus of Plattsburgh, Tyler Bacon of Massena, Andy Lebeau of Saranac, and Jacob Shipman of Saranac Lake made the All-Tournment team for the boys. As Octavia Viskovich of Massena, Kya McComb and Olivia Gonyo of Mooers, Dakota Mousseau of Peru, and Madison McCormick of Heauvelton were named to the All-Tournament team for the girls.

Alex Lawliss of Peru and Emily Peryea of Ellenburg won the “Hot Shot” contest with 27 points each.

Snowshoe, ski race held March 2

PAUL SMITHS — The Ultra VIC Team and solo snow shoe and ski race competition will take place March 2. Races will include an individual competition on a 10K freestyle, 10K Classic, and 5K Snowshoe course. If you are interested in putting together a three person team, or be an “Ultra Competitor,” pre-registration is appreciated. A team entry fee is $20 per person, or $15 for season pass holders. It will be a $40 entry fee for any Ultra Solo competitors. Contact Brian McDonnell, at 327 6241, for more information.

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