Cailtin Kozak of Chazy tries to get a pass by Westport's Brendee Russell
The Westport Lady Eagles scored their third straight win in the opening weeks of the 2011-12 season, using a 27-8 run over the middle two quarter to score a 39-27 win over their namesakes from Chazy.
Willa McKinley continued her solid offensive early season with 25 points for the Eagles (3-0, 1-0), while Brendee Russell scored four points. Delany Sears, Allison Sherman, Mallory Sudduth, Emily French and Karin Dorsey each scored two points.
For Chazy (0-1, 0-1), Olivia Seymour started the season with a 12-point performance, while Megan Reynolds added six points. Katie Thibault and Andrea Mehefsky each scored two.
The Elizabethtown-Lewis Lady Lions, coming off their first loss of the season to Westport, rebounded with a 46-38 win over the Willsboro Lady Warriors.
The game was even throughout, except for the second quarter, when the Lions outscored the Warriors 14-7.
Lily Whalen scored 22 points to pace the Lions (4-1, 1-0), while Shonna Brooks scored 12 points, Savanah Graves and Kearsten Ashline scored four points, and Kylee Cassavaugh scored two points.
Kyli Swires scored 11 points for the Warriors (1-1, 0-1), with Hannah Bruno adding nine points, Renee Marcotte eight, Amanda Mahoney six, Serene Holland two and Renee Provost two.
The Tupper Lake Lady Lumberjacks suffered their first lost of the season in its Northern Athletic Conference opener against Clifton Fine by the score of 63-34.
Carley Aldridge led the team with 11 points, while Sam Sanford scored 10 points and Paige Duckett scored five points. Katie Stuart and Kelsie St. Louis each scored four points.
In hockey, the Lake Placid Blue Bombers won their third game of the season with a 4-1 win over Saranac.
Dustin Jacques became the first local player to reach double digit points, assisting on all four of the Blue Bombers goals scored by Eddie Kane (2) and R.J. Reid (2), giving him a total of nine assists to go with one lamp-lighter.
Shane McNierney and Dillon Savage also tallied assists, along with Reid, who tallied a three-point night. Jeffrey Smith stopped 18 shots in net.
For the Chiefs, Alex Sarazen scored in the third period on assists by Joey Bridgeman and Jeremy Barber, while Zach Lareau made 23 saves.
On Monday, Dec. 5, the Lady Blue Bombers suffered their first loss of the season, a 1-0 setback against Potsdam.
Tanner Stanton made 37 saves in net for the Blue Bombers, as the eight grader has made 45 saves and allowed only two goals in the early season.
Also on Dec. 5, the AuSable Valley Patriots opened their Hoops for Hope tournament with a 72-25 win over the Willsboro Warriors, as Brody Douglass scored 26 points for the Patriots (2-1).
Mike Hart added 13 points, while Nick Rhino scored eight points, Brandon brooks scored seven points, Austin Depo and Nate Casey each scored six points, Shane Douglas scored four points and Connor Manning added two points.
Brandon Bertrand had 10 points for the Warriors (0-1), while Clay Sherman added seven points, Clayton Cross and Brandon Porter scored three points and Dakota Sayward scored two.
The Seton Catholic Knights also scored a season-opening win with a 70-30 score against the Chazy Eagles.
Carson Hynes scored 19 points to pace the Knights, while Eddie LaRow scored 13 points, Carlos Alvarez 12, and Adam Tedford eight.
Haden Guay had 11 points for the Eagles, while Matt Stalker scored eight, Jacob Kennedy five, Brandon Laurin four and Cody Toohill scored two.
The Tupper Lake Lumberjacks picked up their first win of the season, beating Clifton Fine 82-33.
Morgan Stevens led the Lumberjacks (1-4, 1-0) with 18 points, while Colton Clark added 14, Tim Larkin scored 12, Garrett Planty 12, Brock Tarbox 10, Jordan Garrow six, Mitch Keniston five, Damon Cole three and Austin Dukette two.
In girls hoops, The Beekmantown Lady Eagles dropped their opener, 51-38, against Section X’s Massena.
Shannon Ryan had 19 points for the Eagles, while Katrine Fogelstroem added 11.