Last-minute goal sends Saranac past NCCS

KAYLA BREEN/STAFF PHOTOSaranac keeper Payton Couture slides to make a save against Northeastern Clinton’s Audrianna Hollister (11) during the Saranac Preseason Invitational championship Saturday in Saranac.

SARANAC — Sydney Myers found sister Kayla for the game-winning goal in the final minute of Saranac’s 2-1 win over Northeastern Clinton in the Saranac Preseason Invitational championship Saturday.

“It was exciting to get the win on a goal with only 54 seconds left,” Chiefs coach Mary LoTemplio said. “It was a great goal by Kayla Myers set up nicely by her sister.”

The Cougars’ Marlie Sample evened the score at 1-1 on a penalty kick at the 29:30 mark of the first half.

Saranac’s Olivia Davis opened scoring on an unassisted tally 13 minutes, 30 seconds earlier.

The Chiefs’ Payton Couture totaled three saves, and Abby Racine tallied eight saves for Northeastern Clinton.

“It was a well-played game by two evenly-matched teams with a lot of momentum shifts throughout,” LoTemplio said.

Saranac 2, Northeastern Clinton 1

Saranac 1 1 — 2

Northeastern Clinton 1 0 — 1

First half- 1, SCS, Davis, 16:00. 2, NCCS, Sample, 29:30 (PK).

Second half- 3, SCS, K. Myers (S. Myers), 39:06.

Shots: Saranac 10, Northeastern Clinton 5.

Saves: Couture, SCS, 3. Racine, NCCS, 8.




CLINTONVILLE — The Patriots’ Addie Stanley, Jenna Stanley and Lilley Keysor led the way to victory, as Addie recorded a hat trick and Jenna and Keysor notched two goals apiece.

The trio was a force up front, as all of them came through with a least one assist as well.

AuSable Valley’s Sophie Rennie put one in the back of the net at the 7:24 mark of the second half.

The Patriots’ Koree Stillwell kept a clean sheet with three saves.

Abby Monty turned away eight shots for the Griffins.

AuSable Valley 8, Boquet Valley 0.

AuSable Valley 3 5— 8

Boquet Valley 0 0— 0

First half- 1, AVCS, J. Stanley (Keyser), 2:37. 2, AVCS, A. Stanley (J. Stanley), 7:58. 3, AVCS, Keyser (Knapp), 25:00.

Second half- 4, AVCS, A. Stanley (Bruno), 4:26. 5, AVCS, J. Stanley, 6:47. 6, AVCS, Rennie (J. Stanley), 7:24. 7, AVCS, Keyser (A. Stanley), 19:00. 8, A. Stanley, 33:22.

Shots: AuSable Valley 20, Boquet Valley 3.

Saves: Stillwell, AVCS, 3. Monty, BVCS, 8.





CHAZY — Patrick Dwyer’s go-ahead penalty kick against Beekmantown determined Chazy the champion of the Frankie Garrow Memorial Tournament.

Cole Nephew notched Beekmantown’s sole goal at the 17:32 mark of the first half.

Chazy’s Joey DeOndarza responded in the 32nd minute to even the score.

Beekmantown’s Matt Wood and Chazy’s Cage Huchro both collected four saves.

Chazy 1, Beekmantown 1 (OT)

Chazy won PKs, 4-3

Chazy 1 0 0 0 — 1

Beekmantown 1 0 0 0 —1

First half- 1, BCS, Nephew, 17:32. 2, CCRS, DeOndarza (Lucas), 32:48.

Shots: Chazy 10, Beekmantown 9.

Saves: Wood, BCS, 4. Huchro, CCRS, 4.



CHAZY — The Hornets scored six times before the Golden Bears could answer.

Riley Channell put Plattsburgh on the board with the first two goals of the game at 10:34 and 38:04, respectively.

Four of Channell’s teammates followed him to each produce a comfortable lead over Canton by the midway mark of the second half.

Plattsburgh dominated shots, 25-10.

The Hornets’ Alex Tuller produced eight saves.

Plattsburgh High 6, Canton 2

Plattsburgh High 3 3 — 6

Canton 0 2 — 2

First half- 1, PHS, Channell (Brown), 10:34. 2, PHS, Channell (King), 38:04. 3, PHS, King (Brown), 39:00.

Second half- 4, PHS, Kavanaugh, 4:55, (PK). 5, PHS, Bray (Savastano), 17:43. 6, PHS, Ryan (Garrow), 19:11. 7, C, Haycook (Downs), 24:18. 8, C, Downs, 29:37.

Shots: Plattsburgh 25, Canton 10.

Saves: Tuller, PHS, 8. Franklin, C, 19.




SARANAC — Bryson Mariano’s goal, assisted by Colter Cheney-Seymour, lifted the Red Storm to the Saranac Preseason Invitational title.

“We knew that this was going to be a tough game,” Chiefs coach Calvin Hamel said. “We had some quality chances that we didn’t capitalize on.”

Mariano’s goal came at the 28:47 mark of the first half.

“I thought our defense played very well (Saturday),” Hamel said. “We are a young team, and I thought we played solid against a senior led team.”

Saranac Lake 1, Saranac 0

Saranac Lake 1 0 — 1

Saranac 0 0 — 0

First half- 1, SLCS, Mariano (Cheney-Seymour), 28:47.

Shots: Saranac Lake 6, Saranac 4.

Saves: Ashley, SCS, 4. Churco, SLCS, 2.



SARANAC — The Bobcats came back to defeat the Patriots in the second half.

“We showed good character to come back and win the game after going behind in the second half,” Northern Adirondack coach Damien Nevader said.

Troy Labarge’s decisive goal was assisted by Nolan Knight.

Down 2-1, the Bobcats bounced back with goals from Lucas Smart and Labarge.

AuSable Valley’s Zane Moussa and Wyatt Hackett put the Patriots ahead early in the second half.

Northern Adirondack 3, AuSable Valley 2

Northern Adirondack 1 2 — 3

AuSable Valley 0 2 — 2

First half- 1, NAC, Labarge (Smart), 33:15.

Second half- 2, AVCS, Moussa (Lattrell), 12:12. 3, AVCS, Hackett, 18:16. 4, NAC, Smart (Labarge), 22:08. 5, NAC, Labarge (Knight), 35:10.

Shots: Northern Adirondack 18, AuSable Valley 9.

Saves: Stickney, NAC, 4. Fournier, AVCS, 10.





PERU — Tanner Spear’s goal at 4:58 of overtime sent the Indians past the Huskies.

Results of this game were not made available to the Press-Republican in time for print Friday.

Spear was assisted by Bryn Reynolds.

Peru had 15 shots, and Franklin Academy tallied five of its own.

The Indians’ Michael McBride posted three saves to preserve a clean sheet. 

Peru 1, Franklin Academy 0

Peru 0 0 1 — 1

Franklin Academy 0 0 0 — 0

Overtime- 1, PCS, Spear (Reynolds), 4:58.

Shots: Peru 15, Franklin Academy 5.

Saves: McBride, PCS, 3. Barkman, FA, 9.

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