Payton Barney & Carly Pinkowski
The Plattsburgh High Lady Hornets soccer team jumped into second place in Division I, just in time for a Friday matchup with first place Beekmantown.
The Hornets (6-5-1 overall, 5-3-1 in league) scored a 1-0 win against the Saranac Lady Chiefs Oct. 12, as Marle Curle scored the golden goal in the 58th minute of play on an assist from Madison Trombley for the lone goal of the game. Karlie Neale made four saves in the shutout for the Hornets, while Jamie Favreau had 14 saves for the Chiefs (8-4-1, 4-4-1, t-3rd).
The Lady Eagles (10-0-0, 10-0-0) kept their undefeated season intact with a 2-0 win against the AuSable Valley Lady Patriots, as Kallie Villemaire scored in the 28th (Jess Huber assist) and 62nd minutes for the two Eagle goals. Lauren O’Connor made six saves for the Eagles, while Taylor Saltus had eight saves for the Patriots, who dropped one position in the standings (7-3-1, 4-3-1, t-3rd).
Also in Division I, Mallory Honan scored four goals to help the Northeastern Clinton Lady Cougars (3-6-1, 3-6-1) score a 5-2 victory over the Peru Indians.
Honan scored in the first (Bianca Grimshaw), fourth (Grimshaw), 48th (Molly Roush) and 66th (Grimshaw) minutes for her four goals, while assisting on the fifth, which was scored by Grimshaw in the 70th minute.
Lindsey Bushey scored for the Indians in the 47th minute, while Alexis Bushey tallied a goal in the 72nd.
In Division II, the Chazy Lady Eagles continued their roll with a 4-0 victory over the Seton Catholic Lady Knights.
Four different players tallied goals for the Eagles (11-1-0, 10-0-0) with Caitlyn LaPier scoring in the 22nd minute (Christina Emery) and assisting on goals to Megan Reynolds (12th), Hannah Laurin (47th) and Amanda Kempainen (66th).
Shannon Olsen made 14 saves for the Knights (5-7-0, 5-5-0) while Katharine Tooke had a pair of saves in the shutout.
The Lake Placid Lady Blue Bombers kept pace with the Eagles, scoring a 1-0 win against the Northern Adirondack Lady Bobcats as Payton Barney scored in the 21st minute and Liz Leff made two saves in the victory for the Bombers (7-2-2, 7-2-2).
Jesslin Golovach had four saves for the Bobcats.
The Elizabethtown-Lewis Lady Lions also scored a win in Division II, as Emily Morris scored in the 20th minute and assisted on a Kylee Cassavaugh goal in the 48th minute for a 2-1 win against the Willsboro Lady Warriors.
Kyli Swires scored the lone goal for the Warriors (3-10-0, 2-9-0) on an assist from Emily Sayward, while Stephanie Blanchard had nine saves. Kearsten Ashline had six saves for the Lions (8-4-0, 7-3-0).
Currently, Chazy holds a four-point lead of Lake Placid, with the two teams scheduled to play on Monday, Oct. 17 in Chazy.
The Division II leaders, the Westport Lady Eagles, were able to score a win in the second meeting of the season against the Keene Lady Beavers, as Delany Sears scored in the ninth and 19th minutes, both on assists from Allison Sherman, to give the Eagles a 2-0 win (8-1-0, 8-1-0).
Emma Gothner scored the lone goal of the game for the Beavers (4-8-0, 4-5-0) in the 53rd minute, assisted by Sadie Stoner.
The Plattsburgh High Hornets moved into second place in the CVAC volleyball standings with a 3-0 victory against the Saranac Chiefs.
The Hornets scored game wins of 25-18, 28-26, 25-15 in improving to 7-2 on the season, while the loss dropped the Chiefs to 7-3.
Katie Cantwell had 13 kills for the Hornets, while Samantha Malcolm added 10 assists and five digs and Taylor Witkiewicz had four aces, seven kills and five digs.
Samantha Aierle netted three aces, five assists and five digs for the Chiefs, with Danielle Parker recording eight digs and Stephanie Linder combining five aces with six kills and three digs.