In their first full week of official play, local teams battled in 13 games. Two double overtime soccer matches ended in ties among Div. III boys soccer rivals Johnsburg and Indian Lake/Long Lake and between Westport and Indian Lake/Long Lake in girls soccer. Minerva\Newcomb girls soccer won their first game after a three year dry spell and Johnsburg field hockey is still undefeated.
Old Forge 4, Johnsburg 1
NORTH CREEK - Kevin Connor tallied Johnsburg's only goal as they fell to Old Forge in their non-league matchup on Sept. 14. The final score was Old Forge 4, Johnsburg 1.
Alec McKee claimed the assist for Connor's goal.
Kevin Kress scored two goals for Old Forge, while Mason Tickner and William Rockhill claimed one each.
Old Forge held the advantage in shots on goal, with 16 against Johnsburg's 9. Dylan Wolfe had 13 saves for the jaguars and William Brosemer had eight for Old Forge.
Elizabethtown 4, Minerva\Newcomb 0
NEWCOMB - Hunter Mowery scored twice to lead the Lions to the 4-0 shutout over the Mountaineers on Sept. 14. Michael Gowdy added a goal and two assists, while Ben Goff netted the final goal.
The Mountaineers were unable to get a shot off.
Dylan Saville played an exceptional game in the goal with 25 saves for the Mountaineers.
Johnsburg 2, Indian Lake/Long Lake 2
NORTH CREEK - The Div. III rivals Johnsburg and Indian Lake/Long Lake played through two punishing overtimes and ended in a standoff on Sept. 16. The final score was 2-2.
The only scoring was in the first and last five minutes of the game as Johnsburg's Kevin Conner scored to open the game and again with 1:05 left in the second overtime.
In between, Colin Farrell netted two goals for Indian Lake/Long Lake.
Orange keeper Zach Ruland stopped a penalty kick in the session.
Indian Lake/Long Lake held a 26-16 edge in shots with Zach Ruland making nine saves including a penalty kick and Dylan Wolfe with 17 for the Jaguars.
Keene 4, Minerva\Newcomb 2
KEENE - The Beavers outshot the Mountaineers 25-13 as they recorded a 4-2 victory on Sept. Sept. 18.
Jonas Unwyler tallied both goals for the Mountaineers and Dylan Seville was a standout in the net with 19 saves.
The Mountaineers ended the first half down two and netted an early goal in the second. Cody Whitney answered and put Keene ahead for remainder of the game.
Whitney scored three goals and Austin Holbrook one for Keene.
Westport 3, Indian Lake/Long Lake
WESTPORT - The Eagles shutout the Orange 3-0 on Sept. 17 with two goals by Bo McKinley early in the first half. Freshman Jack Newberry tallied his first varsity goal 25 minutes into the second half.
Westport held a 17-10 shot advantage, with Nik Reynolds making five saves for the shutout. Zach Ruland stopped nine shots for the Orange.
Crown Point 4, Johnsburg 3
NORTH CREEK - An intense second half included all the scoring to put Crown Point past Johnsburg on Sept. 18. The final score was 4-3.
Will Glebus's goal with 8:13 left in the second half broke the tie.
Alex McKee tallied two goals, one to tie it up in the second half, and Cory Gazaille one for Johnsburg.
Gabe Macey, Tony Rodriquez and Juan Mosquer also scored for Crown Point.
Wells 3, Minerva\Newcomb 2
WELLS - Lizzie Perkins scored a hat trick as Wells picked up its first win of the season by topping Minerva-Newcomb on Sept. 15. The final score was 3-2.
Charlotte Egli netted the two goals for the Mountaineers and Marlena Peter made seven saves in goal.
Emilie Michenzi made four saves for Wells.
Westport 4, Indian Lake/Long Lake 4
LONG LAKE - Murphy Farrell and Carli Reynolds each scored two goals as Indian Lake/Long Lake fought toward a double-overtime, 4-4 tie with Westport.
Allison Pine was solid in the goal with 17 saves for the Orange.
Valentina Rodrigues scored twice for the Eagle, and Allison Sherman made 18 saves.
Johnsburg 4, Schuylerville 0
JOHNSBURG - Kelly Blackhurst and Kelsey Williford each tallied a goal and an assist in Johnsburg's 4-0 non-league shutout of Schuylerville on Sept. 14.
Cassandra Prouty contributed to the shutout with two saves in goal for the Jaguars.
Aissa Murray made seven saves for the Black Horses.
Johnsburg 2, Granville 0
JOHNSBURG - Kelsey Williford and Kelly Blackhurst each scored in the first half for the Jaguars to tackle their second shutout of the week on Sept. 16. The final score was 2-0.
The Lady Jags exhausted the Granville defense with a 17-5 penalty corner advantage.
Cassandra Prouty only needed to make one save in goals to secure the shutout.
Johnsburg 2, Lake George 1
LAKE GEORGE - The Jaguars remained unbeaten as they clinched a 2-1 Adirondack League victory over Lake George on Sept. 18.
Emily Burns scored 10 minutes into the first half to help toward the win.
Sarah Phillips drove in a goal for the Warriors just before halftime and the score remained tied until Burns scored again with 1:39 left in regulation time.
Chelsea Obarowski saved 12 shots for Lake George, most of which were fired in final minutes of the game.
Phillips's goal was the only shot opportunity the Warriors had all game.