Teams heated it up last week with several close games including a soccer shutout for the Johnsburg boys and two shutouts for the Lady Orange. The Mountaineers and the Orange delivered a close battle in boys soccer to give Minerva\Newcomb an impressive win in overtime. The Lady Jags remain perfect and boast a 7-0 overall record.
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JOHNSBURG - Thom Pereau recorded a hat trick to push North Warren toward a win over Johnsburg on Sept. 21.
Garth Griffen and Will Jay each tallied an assist for the win.
Evan Richards scored the lone goal for Johnsburg off an assist from Kevin Conner.
Kristian Seeley made 10 saves for the Cougars and Dylan Wolfe finished with 10 for the Jaguars.
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LONG LAKE - Jonas Unwyler scored two goals, including the unassisted game winner with 1:21 left in sudden-death overtime as Minerva-Newcomb downed Indian lake/Long Lake on Sept. 22. Patsuki Miyazato and Tim Fabin also netted goals for the Mountaineers.
Jordan Wallace recorded two goals and an assist for the Orange, while Dalton Aldous tallied the remaining goal.
After a quiet first half, both teams picked up the pace in the second scoring three apiece. Wallace put the Orange on the board with an unassisted goal.
Unwyler responded six minutes later to put the Mountaineers ahead 3-1. The Orange fought back on consecutive goals from Wallace and Aldous to tie the game in the 22nd and 24th minutes.
The remainder of the second half and most of the overtime went scoreless until Unwyler took advantage of a loose ball deflected off an Orange defender with 1:21 remaining.
JOHNSBURG - Sean O'Neill and Alec McKee split goals in the Jaguars' shutout over Minerva-Newcomb on Sept. 24.
Dylan Wolfe deflected nine Mountaineer shots to keep them scoreless and Minerva-Newcomb's Dylan Saville made 10 saves.
O'Neill tallied off a Taylor Ordway assist in the first half. The 1-0 remained until Nick Porter fed a goal to McKee with 2:33 left in the second half.
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INDIAN LAKE - The Sept. 24 contest between Willsboro and Indian Lake/Long Lake stretched into a double overtime.
Lucas Strond tallied a goal in the second overtime to give Willsboro the victory.
Pat Wells and Clay Sherman scored in the first half to give Willsboro a 2-0 lead.
Indian Lake/Long Lake made a solid effort in the second half to tie up the game on goals by Hank Evatt and Kris Burk.
It stayed tied until Sherman assisted on Strong's game-winner in the last few minutes of extended play.
Justin Drinkwine made seven saves for Willsboro and Zach Ruland 10 stops for Indian Lake/Long Lake.
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MINERVA - Both Murphy Farrell and Carli Reynolds each finished with a goal to push the Orange to a shutout over Minerva-Newcomb on Sept. 23.
Karisa Giessen also scored a goal for the Orange while Reynolds tallied an assist.
Allison Pine secured the shutout with two saves in the net. The Mountaineers were outshot 18-6 despite Marlena Peter's 13 saves.
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WELLS - Emma Gray secured the shutout for the Orange off a deflected shot from the post that found the goal.
Allison Pine finished with four saves for Indian Lake-Long Lake and Emily Mikenzi made 11 saves for Wells.
JOHNSBURG - Keri Cleveland scored on an assist by Kelsey Williford off a penalty corner early in the game. The early shot clinched the victory over Corinth on Sept. 23.
Johnsburg outshot Corinth 18-0. Celeste White made 12 saves for the Tomahawks, who couldn't get a shot off on the Jaguar net.
WARRENSBURG - The Johnsburg Jaguars remain perfect in the Adirondack League after edging Warrensburg on Sept. 25.
Emily Burns secured the victory with a goal midway through the second half.
The Burghers tied the game after Burns' first goal of the game with a shot by Whitney Galusha off an assist from Abby Roth, on a corner.
Burns responded with another goal. Both Jaguar scoring efforts were assisted by Kelly Blackhurst.
"We had some opportunities, but we didn't capitalize," said Warrensburg head coach Mary ann Bump. "It was A great game, mostly between the 25s. It was exciting play. They would get an advantage and we would work hard to get it back."
Johnsburg has rose to 4-0 in the league and is still undefeated overall with a 7-0 record. The Lady jags outshot the Burghers 7-5, but Warrensburg held a 8-6 penalty corner advantage.
Cassandra Prouty had three saves for the Jaguars, while Drew Lamy finished with five saves.
JOHNSBURG - Megan Erickson of North Warren assumed the rank of top female at the finish line as the Cougars won the girls end of a five-team Adirondack League meet on Sept. 22 in Johnsburg. Jenna Akerley of Corinth was second.
Corinth was the top team in the boys meet. Curt Thompson and Travis Beayon of Whitehall led the boys and was followed by Sean Curtis of Corinth.
Johnsburg and Fort Ann also took part in the meet.
Johnsburg's Matt Hayden made the boys individual top ten with a time of 21:09 for 3.1 miles.