Lindsay Bruce of northern Adirondack goes for the ball along with Kristen Napper of Elizabethtown-Lewis.
The Elizabethtown-Lewis girls soccer team scored two goals in the opening 40 minutes and then held on as the Northern Adirondack Bobcats made things interesting, but could not score the equalizer in a 2-1 Lions win Sept. 20.
The Lions held an 18-6 advantage in shots, with Bobcat goalkeeper Jesslin Golovach recording 16 saves on the night. Kearsten Ashline had seven saves for the Lions.
Kylee Cassavaugh opened the scoring for the Lions in the sixth minute, with the assist going to Emily Morris. In the 27th minute, Lily Whalen connected on a direct kick to push the advantage to 2-0 in favor of the Lions.
Rachel Venne scored the lone goal for the Bobcats in the 52nd minute of play on a nice run and assist from Micala Sunderland.
Venne had an opportunity to score the equalizer in the final minutes of the game on several chances, the best coming in the 78th minute, when she was able to make a run into the penalty area, firing a shot that looked to some to be in but, in actuality, hitting the side of the net.
Chazy blanks Willsboro
Four different players found the back of the net as the Chazy Lady Eagles scored a 4-0 win against the Willsboro Lady Warriors Sept. 20.
Kirsten Doran opened the scoring for the Eagles in the 13th minute off an assist from Caitlyn LaPier, who scored three minutes later on a Hannah Laurin assist. Laurin scored in the 75th minute, with Lindsay Hack assisting.
Kinnan Latremore scored in the 65th minute off an Amber Polomsky assist.
Stephanie Blanchard had 12 saves for the Warriors, while Katharine Tooke made one save for the Eagles.
Knights defeat Vikings
The Seton Catholic Lady Knights scored four goals in the first half in a 6-2 win against the Moriah Lady Vikings Sept. 20.
Peyton Falb scored goals in the third, 19th and 60th minutes to pace the Knights offense, while Shannon Egan scored a pair of goals in the sixth and 80th minutes.
Madison Murnane scored on a direct kick in the 12th minute to cap the Knights scoresheet.
Blue Bombers shutout Sentinels
The Lake Placid Lady Blue Bombers scored a goal in each half as they shutout the Ticonderoga Lady Sentinels, 2-0, Sept. 20.
Alexa Whitney scored in the 36th minute of the opening half, and Ayla Thompson scored in the 65th minute while Lizz Leff made four saves to earn the shutout.
Second half goal gives Keene win
Sadie Holbrook scored in the 68th minute on a Victoria Patenaude assist, breaking open a 1-1 tie as the Keene Lady Beavers scored a 2-1 win over the Schroon Lake Lady Wildcats Sept. 20.
Patriots rally to beat Red Storm
The AuSable Valley Lady Patriots scored two goals in the second half to pull even and go ahead of the Saranac Lake Lady Red Storm, getting a 2-1 victory Sept. 20.
Sydney Battistoni scored the opening goal of the game for the Red Storm in the first minute of the game, with Maggie Darrah credited with an assist.
The scoresheet remained blank for the next 53 minutes, when Amanda Hamilton scored the equalizer in the 55th minute off a Cammey Keyser assist.
Keyser then scored the game-winner in the 60th minute, with Rachel Knapp assisting.
Regan Kieffer had 15 saves for the Red Storm.
Beekmantown pulls away from PHS
The Beekmantown Lady Eagles had goals from four different players, scoring three times in the second half to turn a 1-0 lead into a 4-0 victory over the Plattsburgh High Lady Hornets Sept. 20.
Kallie Villemaire scored in he seventh minute to open the scoring for the Eagles. Shanae Jodin scored the opening goal of the second half in the 56th minute, with Jess Huber scoring in the 62nd minute and then assisting on a Carlee Casey goal in the 64th minute.
Carle Neale made five saves for the Hornets.
Indians shutout Chiefs
The Peru Lady Indians were able to score two opening half goals and shut down a potent Saranac Lady Chiefs offense in scoring a 3-0 win Sept. 20.
Lindsey Bushey opened scoring in the 20th minute off an assist from Ashley Carpenter. Carpenter then scored in the 32nd minute, with Bushey returning the favor and tallying the assist.
Autumn Kelly scored the final goal of the game in the 70th minute off a Mary Mazzella assist.
Jamie Favreau had 13 saves in net for the Chiefs.
Patriots win in five against Cougars
The AuSable Valley Lady Patriots scored a five-game match win against the Northeastern Clinton Cougars Sept. 20.
The Cougars won the opening game 25-22, then rallied to win the fourth game 25-17, forcing the deciding game.
The Patriots scored 26-24 and 25-14 wins in the second and third games before scoring a 26-24 win in the final game.
While the Cougars lost the match, Stephanie LaValley was at the top of her game, as the setter lived up to her title with 50 assists in the five games. Teammates tooke advantage of LaValley’s generosity, as Tori Durpey tallied 13 kills and Brooke Seymour tallied six kills to go with seven blocks at the net.
Noelle Miller had seven aces and 12 kills for the Patriots, while Jacqueline Hoey had 10 aces and paced the team defensively with 17 digs.
Bobcats sweep Red Storm
The Northern Adirondack Bobcats scored a 25-23, 25-12, 25-18 straight games win over the Saranac Lake Red Storm Sept. 20.
Tessa King had eight kills for the Bobcats, while Ariel Filion had a balanced offensive game with nine kills and 15 assists from the setter position. Shoni Velasquez added nine digs defensively.
Kylie Sapone had six assists for the Red Storm, while Abigail Smith had four digs and Shannon Stevens had four aces.
Chiefs beat Indians in five
The Peru Indians took two of the first three games, but the Saranac Chiefs rallied in the final two games to win its match against Peru Sept. 20.
Peru won the opening game 25-15 and the third game 25-21, while the Chiefs scored wins in the second (25-23), fourth (25-23) and fifth games, where they went to a 28-26 score.
Ali Parker had 11 kills for the Chiefs offense, while Stephanie Linder added 10 kills and Sara Wood had seven. Danielle Parker added 16 digs for the Chiefs defense.
Paige Moore had 16 kills and Sam Banker had 17 digs for the Indians.
Indians defeat Vikings
The Peru Indians swim team scored a 128-41 victory over the Moriah Vikings Sept. 20, with Paige Vaccaro and Amber Geddes each winning four times in the pool.
Vaccaro scored wins in the 200 free (2:21.79) and the 500 free (6:23.5), along with the 400 free relay (4:47.75, Kaitlin LeClair, Rachel Senecal and Ellie Silverman,) and the 200 free relay (2:09.06, Amber Geddes, Amanda Geddes and Alyssa Szczypien).
Geddes scored win in the 100 breaststroke (1:26.44) and the 50 free (29.54), along with team wins in the 200 free relay and 200 medley relay (2:24.18, LeClair, Mary Barkla and Britney Bridges).
Barkla (100 butterfly, 100 backstroke) and Silverman (200 IM, 100 freestyle) scored double wins for the Indians.
Beekmantown bests Hornets
The Beekmantown Eagles gymnastics team scored a narrow 152.15 - 146.75 victory over the Plattsburgh High Hornets to open the 2012 season Sept. 20.
Alyssa Leonard scored wins in the uneven parallel bars (8.6), balance beam (8.8) and floor exercise (9.2), earning her the all-around individual title. Plattsburgh’s Dalen Keswick scored an 8.5 to win the vault competition.
Emy Russell scored runner-up points in each event for the Hornets, finishing second in the overall standings. In the vault, Russell tied with Leonard with an 8.45 score.
Keswick finished third on the balance beam (7.0).
Chief boys, Indian girls sweep
The Saranac boys cross country team needed a tiebreaker to score a sweep of the Sept. 20 meet against Peru (28-28) and Saranac Lake (15-49), with the Chiefs scoring the tiebreaker win over the Indians, who defeated the Red Storm, 15-47.
Josh Wade paced the Chiefs and the field, crossing the line in a time of 15:13, 20 seconds ahead of Peru’s Jared McLean.
James Downs and Kyler Agoney finished in the next two spots for the Indians, while the next three spots went to Saranac’s Davey Dormann, Heath Andre and Sean Tyrell.
Evan Klein finished 15th for the Red Storm.
In the girls meet, the Peru Lady Indians scored a 17-36 win over the Chiefs and a 16-44 win over the Red Storm, while the Chiefs beat the Red Storm, 19-42.
Ashley Leta won the race for the Indians in a time of 17:57, followed by teammates Meghan Mazzella, Cheyanne Dobozy and Maria Remillard to sweep the top five places. Lexi Blockson and Morgan Kelly finished in sixth and seventh, while Elena Beideck finished in eighth for the Red Storm.
Eagles, Knights earn sweeps
The Beekmantown boys and Seton Catholic Lady Knights girls cross country teams both scored a pair of wins in a Sept. 20 meet with each other and Northeastern Clinton.
In the boys meet, Mitchell Ryan and Barrett Walling finished with times of 17:10 and 17:41 to earn the top two individual spots for the Knights, with Matt Simpson finishing third for the Eagles in a time of 17:54, while Colin Quackenbush finished with a time of 18:22 and Jordan West finished with a time of 18:22 in fourth and fifth place.
Neil Miller finished in ninth for the Cougars with a time of 19:10.
The Eagles scored a 27-29 win against the Knights and a 15-42 win agains the Cougars, while the Knights beat NCCS, 20-35.
In the girls meet, the Lady Knights scored wins of 15-50 and 20-35 over the Eagles and Cougars, respectively, while the Cougars scored a 15-50 victory over the Eagles.
Margaret Champagne (20:16), Phoebe Christopher (20:55) and Maddy Munn (21:02) swept the podium for the Knights, while Maile Sapp finished in fourth for the Eagles in 21:08 and Samantha Smith (21:47) and Justine Rabideau (21:50) finished fifth and sixth for the Cougars.
Hornets win meet
While four schools and two teams ran in Clintonville Sept. 20, the only runners with points on their minds were the Plattsburgh High and Ticonderoga boys cross country teams.
The Hornets captured a 21-34 victory over the Sentinels, with Borge Wiik crossing the line in 18:47 to pace the team. Jeriqho Gadway finished second for the Hornets (18:48).
Paul Ford finished in 15th for the AuSable Valley Patriots (22:35), who were not scored.
In a girls race that was not scored for team points, the Hornets Emma Deshaies crossed the line in 22:18, beating Lake Placid’s Nina Armstrong by 14 seconds.
Maddie O’Connell finished in third for the Hornets, while Melissa Bacon finished in 12th for the Patriots.