Tyler Pratt had a pair of big kick returns — one for a 76-yard touchdown and another for 74 yards to set up a score — during Moriah’s lost to Peru in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference football action Oct. 12.
Ticonderoga posted a gridiron victory this weekend, while Moriah lost in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference action.
Ticonderoga 34, Plattsburgh 6
Ticonderoga’s defense dominated the game as the Sentinels beat Plattsburgh, 34-6, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference football play Oct. 13.
The Ti defense held the Hornets to 27 yards rushing on 26 carries. Plattsburgh mustered just 176 yards in total offense and turned the ball over twice.
The Sentinels dominated from the start, scoring three touchdowns in the opening period to take a commanding lead.
Miles Austin scored from a yard out, Jarryn Granger plunged to pay dirt from three yards away and Mike Graney scored from a yard as Ti streaked to a 20-0 advantage.
Granger hit Garrison Hughes with a 28-yard scoring pass in the second period and Ti held a 27-0 lead at the intermission.
Hughes then threw a five-yard TD pass to Jacob Crowe in the third period as Ti concluded its scoring.
Peru 52, Moriah 16
Peru rolled over Moriah, 52-16, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference football play Oct. 12.
Blake Altizer threw four touchdown passes as the 6-1 Indians dominated play.
Moriah, which relies on a powerful running game, was held to just 99 yards on the ground and 152 yards in total offense. Cameron Wright the league’s leading rusher, was held to 29 yards on 10 carries. Peru also forced five Moriah turnovers.
Cole Gaddor led Moriah, running for 39 yards and completing 5-of-11 passes for 53 yards and touchdown.
After Peru had taken a 15-0 lead, the Vikings got on the score board when Tyler Pratt returned a kick off 76 yards for a TD. Ryan Shpur scored the two-point conversion on a pass from Gaddor.
With the score 22-8, Pratt again sparked Moriah. This time he returned a kick off 74 yards to the six yard line. From there Gaddor hit Rainier Garnica with a TD pass. The pair connected again on the two-point conversion.
Crown Point 3, Westport 2, OT
Crown Point edged Westport, 3-2, in overtime in Northern Soccer League girls play Oct. 12.
Hunter Spaulding netted the game-winner in the second extra session for the Panthers.
Brittany Foote and Ellen Kiely scored for Crown Point in regulation. Spaulding assisted on Foote’s goal. Foote returned the favor, assisting on Spaulding winning score.
Amanda Wolf made 19 saves in goal for Crown Point.
Keene 2, Schroon 0
Schroon Lake lost to Keene, 2-0, in Northern Soccer League girls play Oct. 12.
Hannah Whitney and Elaina Smith scored for the Beavers.
Molly Wisser recorded 19 saves for Schroon Lake.
Lake Placid 2, Ticonderoga 0
Ticonderoga was shut out by Lake Placid, 2-0, in Northern Soccer Lague girls play Oct. 12.
Adele Jesmer and Liza Marinis scored second-half goals for the Blue Bombers.
Megan Campney made eight saves for Ti in goal.
Seton 4, Moriah 2
Moriah lost to Seton Catholic, 4-2, in Northern Soccer League girls action Oct. 12.
Paige Spittler and Peyton Falb scored two goals each to lead the Knights.
Halie Snyder scored twice for Moriah. Taylor Sprague and Lauren Pelkey assisted for the Vikings.
Lauren Cross made seven saves for Moriah.