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Beekmantown's Shannon Ryan (24) and Katrine Fogelstroem (4) team to block the shot of Plattsburgh's Kianna Dragoon (10) while Emily Anderson (44) hustles down court. The Eagles defeated the Hornets, 60-50, in Champlain Valley Atheltic Conference girls' basketball Friday behind Ryan's 42 point, 19 rebound effort. Bonus photos will be available midday at www.pressrepublicanphotos.com.

PLATTSBURGH — Freshman sensation Shannon Ryan tallied 24 points for Beekmantown Friday — in the first half.

Ryan finished with a career-high 42 points, 19 rebounds and three blocks as the Eagles slipped past Plattsburgh, 60-50, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference girls' basketball.

"We played well," Ryan said. "This was a good team effort and the guards did a great job at breaking the pressure.

"Everyone did well; this was a huge team effort."

Beekmantown (2-2, 2-1) took a 32-27 lead into the half, but the Hornets roared back in the third to tie the game at 43.

The Eagles, however, stepped up the defense in the fourth quarter and outscored Plattsburgh 17-7.

"It was a good fourth quarter," Beekmantown coach Greg Waters said. "The guards turned it over a lot less and we executed our half-court sets — which means get it inside.

"This was a nice game with a good team effort."

In the first half, the Hornets (0-3) got a lot of their scoring from Marle Curle, who finished with 15 points.

In the second half, however, Curle was held in check by the smothering defense of Grace Kelly.

"I thought Grace did a good job battling Curle," Waters said. "(Curle) is probably the best guard in the league and we knew she was going to get points, but Grace made her work hard for each one."

"(In the fourth quarter) we played some good defense," Ryan said. "Our guard Grace Kelly played great defense and (Rylei) Porter did a good job getting the ball up the court."

Olivia Carlsson scored a team-high 17 points to lead the way for Plattsburgh. Kianna Dragoon finished with eight.

Kelly finished with eight points to help Beekmantown.

Emily Anderson finished with six points, nine rebounds and three blocks — she is also part of a great tandem with Ryan on the inside.

"We've played together for awhile now," Ryan said. "She's really fun to play with.

"She is also really unselfish."

"They've played a lot together,' Waters said. "And Katie Munson, the JV coach, has worked with them and it's worked out well."

Ryan's 42 points overtakes her previous career-high of 38 points earlier this season in a 56-41 victory over Northeastern Clinton.

Beekmantown 60, Plattsburgh 50

Beekmantown (60)

Fogelstroem 0-2-2, Ryan 19-4-42, Kelly 2-3-8, Anderson 3-0-6, Porter 1-0-2, Wilson 0-0-0, Ales 0-0-0, Barcomb 0-0-0. Totals: 25-9-60.

Plattsburgh (50)

Carlson 8-0-17, Rotz 1-1-3, Curle 6-1-15, Dragoon 3-2-8, Keyser 1-3-5, Menard 0-0-0, Duquette 1-0-2. Totals: 20-7-50.

Beekmantown     13     19     11     17     —     60

Plattsburgh     13     14     16     7     —     50

3-point goals: Beekmantown (1) Kelly. Plattsburgh (3) Carlson, Curle 2.

JV: Beekmantown won.

Moriah 46 Seton Catholic 41 (OT)

PORT HENRY — Hailey Chapuk hit a key basket to put the Vikings up one one in overtime and added two free throws to ice it.

The Vikings (1-1) came back from a three-point deficit in the fourth quarter to send the game into overtime. No team led by much more throughout.

"It was a nip and tuck lead the whole game," Moriah coach Steve Pelkey said. "No team really had a big lead."

Lauren Pelkey paced Moriah with 14 points, six rebounds and four assists, and Hayley Waldron added eight points and eight rebounds.

Chapuk and Jasmine Callis each finished with seven points. Lindsay Brace chipped in with seven rebounds and four points off the bench.

The Vikings led, 19-18, at the half.

Kate Schofield led Seton Catholic (2-2, 2-1) with 10 points, including two 3-pointers. Eva Zalis scored nine points and Kelli Ryan had eight.

"It was nice after the way we started the season up at AuSable," Pelkey said. "The girls recovered and showed a lot of heart. It was a well-fought game for both teams."

Moriah 46, Seton 41 (OT)

Seton Catholic (41)

Zalis 3-3-9, Schofield 2-4-10, Nephew 1-1-3, Durgan 0-0-0, Spittler 1-2-4, Murnane 2-0-4, Clark 0-0-0, Ryan 1-6-8, Egan 1-0-3. Totals: 14-16-41.

Moriah (46)

Callis 3-1-7, Chapuk 2-3-7, Brace 2-0-4, Mauran 0-0-0, Sheffer 1-0-2, Pelkey 4-6-14, Martinez 1-0-2, Wykes 1-0-2, Waldron 4-0-8. Totals: 18-10-46.

Seton Catholic     8     10     11     11     1     —     41

Moriah     10     9     7     14     6     —     46

3-point goals: Seton Catholic (3) Schofield 2, Egan.

NCCS 38 Saranac Lake 35

SARANAC LAKE — Bianca Grimshaw tallied 14 points to lead the Cougars over the Red Storm.

Northeastern Clinton (2-1) took a 21-14 lead at the half.

"In the third quarter we were down by as many as 14," Saranac Lake coach David Zerrahn said. "We battled back to get within one with under a minute left.

"We had two chances to take the lead. They took it to down and scored to go up three and that's how it ended."

Paige Southwick chipped in with 11 points for the Cougars.

Rean Kieffer led the charge for the Red Storm (0-5, 0-3) with 10 points. Jazzmyn Tuthill finished with nine.

NCCS 38, Saranac Lake 35

Northeastern Clinton (38)

M. Rabideau 0-0-0, Southwick 5-0-11, Hebert 0-2-2, Roush 1-0-2, Menard 0-0-0, Grimshaw 7-0-14, J. Rabideau 3-1-7, Cartier 0-0-0, Favro 0-0-0, Paola 0-2-2. Totals: 16-5-38.

Saranac Lake (35)

McDonough 1-0-2, Moody 3-2-8, Kilroy 2-0-4, Kieffer 5-0-10, Tuthill 4-1-9, Viscardo 1-0-2, Orticelle 0-0-0. Totals: 16-3-35.

NCCS     10     11     9     8     —     38

Saranac Lake     6     8     10     11     —     35

3-point goals: Northeastern Clinton (1) Southwick.

JV: NCCS won.

Mod: NCCS won.

Ticonderoga 34 Lake Placid 29

LAKE PLACID — Andrea Rich finished with 15 points to lead the Sentinels past the Blue Bombers.

Keely Cooper chipped in with 10 points for the Sentinels (1-2, 1-1).

Lake Placid took an 8-4 lead after the first quarter, but Ticonderoga captured each quarter after that to pick up the victory.

Dani Balestrini scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds to pace the Blue Bombers (0-4, 0-3). Ayla Thompson pulled down 15 rebounds.

Ticonderoga 34, Lake Placid 29

Ticonderoga (34)

Purkey 2-1-5, Moore 0-0-0, Cooper 5-0-10, Rich 7-1-15, Austin 1-0-2, Kelly 0-0-0, Campney 0-0-0, Bush 1-0-2. Totals: 16-2-34.

Lake Placid (29)

Smith 0-0-0, Potter 0-0-0, Taylor 0-0-0, Brandes 1-0-2, Kaltenbach 0-0-0, Balestrini 4-7-15, Thompson 3-0-6, Uberick 2-2-6. Totals: 10-9-29.

Ticonderoga     4     12     8     10     —     34

Lake Placid     8     5     7     9     —     29

JV: Ticonderoga won.

Mod: Ticonderoga won.

Saranac 52, Peru 29

SARANAC — Alisha Ducatte led the Chiefs (3-0) with 14 points.

Stephanie Linder added 10 points and six steals, and Victoria Phaneuf scored eight and grabbed nine rebounds.

"It was a pretty solid team win. We did well defensively," Saranac coach Tim Newell said. "Peru only dressed seven — they had four players out with injuries. I expect probably a different game next time we play them.

"We gotta cut down on turnovers a little bit. But we did an excellent job with free throws and got good senior leadership and balanced scoring."

Brianna Hackett tossed in nine for the Indians (3-2, 2-1), and Mary Mazzella had eight.

Saranac 52, Peru 29

Peru (29)

Martin 0-0-0, Ma. Mazzella 3-1-8, Me. Mazzella 1-0-3, Dayton 3-0-6, Wright 0-2-2, Hackett 3-1-9, Major 0-1-1. Totals: 10-5-29.

Saranac (52)

Ka. Knapper 0-0-0, Kr. Knapper 0-0-0, Maye 2-2-7, Newell 0-1-1, Ducatte 5-4-14, Andre 0-0-0, Layhee 0-0-0, Marge 1-1-3, Gates 4-1-9, Linder 3-3-10, Phaneuf 3-1-8. Totals: 18-13-52.

Peru     8     2     8     11     —     29

Saranac     13     13     13     13     —     52

3-point goals: Peru (4), Hackett 2, Ma. Mazzella, Me. Mazzella. Saranac (2), Maye, Linder, Phaneuf.

JV: Saranac won.

Mod: Saranac won.

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