Sectionals are right around the corner and local teams picked up the pace this week for one last surge before championships are awarded. The lady Orange of Indian Lake/ Long Lake secured a Division III championship as well as winning the Autumn Leaves Tournament in Old Forge. The lady Jags field hockey team went undefeated in the Adirondack League to secure a League Championship. Their overall record is only blemished by one loss.
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MINERVA -- Jordan Wallace scored twice to lead the Orange to a league win over Minerva Newcomb on Oct. 6.
Ben Black and Kris Bain also netted goals for IL-LL. Tatsuki Miyazato recorded both goals for the Mountaineers.
Mountaineers goalie Dylan Saville made 14 saves in the goal.
KEENE - Keen maintained a 13-8 shot advantaged as they topped Johnsburg in a shutout on Oct. 8.
Luke Andrews scored midway through the first half for the Beavers.
Austin Holbrook added their second goal with just three minutes remaining in the game.
James Bell recorded made 8 saves in goal for Keene to secure the shutout.
Dylan Wolfe stopped seven shots in goal for the Jaguars.
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INDIAN LAKE - Carli Reynolds had a goal and three assists to lead the Indian Lake/Long Lake to a shutout victory over Crown Point on Oct. 5.
Murphy Farrell netted two of Reynolds' assists in the first half. Farrell finished with three goals for the Orange and Morgan King chipped in two goals and Sierra Olbert had two assists.
Olbert and Colleen Nerny both contributed with strong performances at midfield.
Crown Point goalie Ashley Anderson tallied 22 saves.
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SCHROON LAKE - Charlotte Egli lead Minerva\Newcomb to a win over Schroon Lake on Oct. 5.
After a two year losing streak, the Lady Mountaineers are finally attracting some attention in the Mountain & Valley Athletic Conference.
Egli, a junior from Switzerland, scored twice and added an assist. Egli has totalled 16 goals and six assists for the season, putting her among the MVAC leaders.
Larissa Roy also scored twice for the Mountaineers.
Briana DeZalia tallied the lone goal for Schroon Lake of an assist from Ashley Subra.
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INDIAN LAKE - Carli Reynolds scored a goal and assisted on another as Indian Lake/Long Lake secured the Division III title on Oct. 7.
Sierra Olbert and Emma Gray tallied in the second half to contribute to the shutout over Minerva\Newcomb.
Allison Pine made a lonely two saves for the Orange and both Kaylie Miller and Karisa Giessen led the defense.
Marlena Peter made 10 saves in goal for Minerva\Newcomb, but the Mountaineers were outshot 15-4.
Lady Orange defeat Old Forge in tournament, take home the title
OLD FORGE - Icing on the cake of the Division III title, Indian Lake/Long Lake defeated both Old Forge and Adirondack to win the Autumn Leaves Classic Tournament on Oct. 10 and 11.
Against Old Forge, Sierra Olbert, Murphy Farrell and Carli Reynolds scored in the shootout to lift Indian Lake/Long Lake.
The Orange and Old Forge battled through two sudden-death overtimes on 1-1 tie until the Orange guaranteed a victory in a shootout.
Indian Lake/Long Lake held a 16-14 advantage in shots.
Oranges's Allison Pine and Ada Rannels of Old Forge each recorded 10 saves.
Pine stopped all the shots she faced in Orange's game against Adirondack on the following day.
Sierra Olbert scored on a corner kick to lead the Indian Lake/Long Lake girls' soccer team to a 1-0 win and to secure the Tournament title.
Olbert's corner kick with four minutes left in the first half deflected off an Adirondack defender and went into the goal for the only score of the game.
Pine had 10 saves in net for the shutout victory.
Indian Lake/Long Lake sweeper Elizabeth Hamden was named the tournament's most valuable player.
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JOHNSBURG - Kelly Blackhurst guaranteed the Lady Jags no worse than a tie in the Adirondack League in their victory over Lake George on Oct. 7.
Blackhurst scored two goals and assisted on another.
Hailey West and Emily Burns also added goals for the Jaguars. They outshot Lake George 19-1.
Jenna Bechard and Erika Laplante netted goals for the Warriors and Chelsea Obarowski contributed 11 saves.