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Saranac's Summer Gillespie (left) boots the ball upfield, beating Plattsburgh's Kaylia Carper to a loose ball during Wednesday's Champlain Valley Athletic Conferece girls' soccer game at the Plattsburgh Athletic Complex. The Chiefs defeated the Hornets, 4-1. (P-R PHOTO/GABE DICKENS)

Ryan stops 26 shots in Seton Catholic's victory

ELLENBURG — Northern Adirondack fired 26 shots on the Seton Catholic nets but could only get one past Kelli Ryan as the Knights knocked off the Bobcats, 2-1, in Northern Soccer League girls’ soccer Wednesday.

Ryan made 21 saves to earn the win.

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Ashley Carpenter put Seton Catholic ahead on a semi-breakaway 5:27 into the game, and Paige Spittler made it 2-0 with a high shot at 14:11 of the second half.

Juliana Gardner pulled Northern Adirondack within a goal with about 10 minutes to go.

Anna Lashway made five saves for the Bobcats.

Seton Catholic 2, Northern Adirondack 1

Seton Catholic 1 1 — 2

N. Adirondack 0 1 — 1

First half- 1, SC, Carpenter (Spittler) 5:27.

Second half- 2, SC, Spittler, 14:11. 3, NAC, Gardner (Warick), 29:28.

Shots: Seton Catholic 10, Northern Adirondack 26.

Saves: Ryan, SC, 21. Lashway, NAC, 5.


TICONDEROGA — Samantha Ida’s second-half goal proved to be the difference as the Vikings outlasted the Sentinels.

Taylor Sprague got Moriah on the board at the 8:34 mark of the first half on an assist from Sarah Slattery.

Kylie Austin, on a penalty shot, tied the game at one before the half for Ticonderoga.

Ida, with Slattery adding her second assist of the game, scored the game-winner on the lone goal of the second half.

Lauren Cross picked up the victory in net with six saves. Sadie Hamel stopped 11 shots in the loss for the Sentinels.

Moriah 2, Ticonderoga 1

Moriah 1 1 — 2

Ticonderoga 1 0 — 1

First half- 1, M, Sprauge (Slattery), 8:34. 2, , Austin, pk, 31:10.

Second half- 3, M, Ida (Slattery), 5:16.

Shots: Moriah 18, Ticonderoga 14.

Saves: Hamel, T, 11. Cross, M, 6.


OLMSTEDVILLE — It was obvious that neither the Beavers nor the Mountaineers wanted to lose Wednesday.

And, in the end neither did.

Minerva/Newcomb and Keene battled to a 3-3 tie, which included a goal for each team in the overtime periods.

Makenzie Winslow gave the Mountaineers a 1-0 lead at halftime with a goal at the 32:11 mark.

Madison Gifford tied the game midway through the second half on an assist for Hanna Whitney. Winslow then gave the lead back to Minerva/Newcomb less than three minutes later.

But, with just over five minutes left in regulation Whitney found the back of the net to force overtime.

Gifford scored her second goal of the game in the first overtime to give Keene its first lead of the game, 3-2.

But, Rachel Bush connected at the 6:41 mark of the second overtime to tie the game for the third and final time.

Tucker Geiger made 16 saves for the Beavers, while Astasia Myler turned away nine for the Mountaineers.

Minerva/Newcomb 3, Keene 3 (OT)

Keene 0 2 1 0 — 3

Minerva/N’comb 1 1 0 1 — 3

First half- 1, M/N, Winslow, 32:11.

Second half- 2, K, Gifford (Whitney), 21:47. 3, M/N, Winslow, 24:29. 4, K, Whitney, 34:16.

First overtime- 5, K, Gifford, 1:59.

Second overtime- 6, M/N, Bush, 6:41.

Shots: Minerva/Newcomb 19, Keene 9.

Saves: Myler, M/N, 9. Geiger, K, 16.

Elizabethtown-Lewis 3Willsboro 0

WILLSBORO — Jasmin Barnes tallied two goals and assisted on another in the Lions’ shutout of the Warriors.

Barnes assisted on Caitie Decker’s goal in the middle of the first half before scoring two of her own in the second half. Emma Disogra turned away 12 shots to earn the win.

Andrea O’Hara made nine saves for Willsboro, and Trina Bigelow and Amanda Henrichs both played a strong game in the field.

“We played pretty evenly with them for most of the game,” Willsboro coach Mike Douglas said. “They did a better job of capitalizing on their opportunities.”

Elizabethtown-Lewis 3, Willsboro 0

Elizabethtown-Lewis 1 2 — 3

Willsboro 0 0 — 0

First half- 1, EL, Decker (Barnes), 23:19.

Second half- 2, EL, Barnes, 4:26. 3, EL, Barnes, 30:13.

Shots: Elizabethtown-Lewis 14, Willsboro 13.

Saves: Disogra, EL, 12. O’Hara, Willsboro, 9.


PLATTSBURGH — The Hornets jumped out to a 1-0 lead, but the Chiefs pounced back for four unanswered goals in the victory.

Brooke Knight scored at the 4:18 mark of the first half to give Plattsburgh an early 1-0 lead.

“The game started out the way we wanted,” Hornets coach Tim Mulligan said. “We had lots of pressure and got a nice goal.”

But, that was all Saranac would allow.

Jamie Favreau and the Chiefs’ defense held Plattsburgh to just the one goal and the offense took care of the rest.

Kayla Napper tallied two goals, while Summer Gillespie scored one and assisted on two, to give Saranac a 3-1 lead at halftime.

Amy LoTemplio tallied in the second half with an assist from Ellen Thew.

“Saranac has too many players who have stepped up and are playing good soccer,” Mulligan said. “We created a few chances in the second half, but couldn’t beat Favreau.

“It will take something extra to knock Saranac off when they are clicking like they were (Wednesday).”

Favreau finished with 12 saves in goal for the Chiefs to capture the win. Alyssa Salls stopped 13 shots in the loss for Plattsburgh.

Saranac 4, Plattsburgh 1

Saranac 3 1 — 4

Plattsburgh 1 0 — 1

First half- 1, PHS, Knight (K. Carper), 4:18. 2, Sar, Napper (Gillespie), 13:23. 3, Sar, Napper (Gillespie), 20:57. 4, Sar, Gillespie, 29:27.

Second half- 5, Sar, LoTemplio (Thew), 15:28.

Shots: Saranac 17, Plattsburgh 13.

Saves: Salls, PHS, 13. Favreau, Sar, 12.

Beekmantown 4AuSable Valley 1

BEEKMANTOWN — Kallie Villemaire set up all four of the Eagles’ goals, two of them scored by her sister Kirsten, in a win over the Patriots.

The teams were tied at halftime after Kirsten Villemaire gave Beekmantown a lead and Madison Rondeau answered for AuSable Valley just over three minutes later.

But the second half was all Beekmantown. Kim Ratliff netted her first varsity goal 3:47 in to put the Eagles in front, and later Kirsten Villemaire scored again and Bethany Simpson added the first goal of her varsity career.

“I thought we came out flat in the first half,” Beekmantown coach Peter Bursik. “In the second half we played much better, possessing and controlling the center of the field.

“AuSable Valley played a great first half, and I thought they played hard and never quit.”

Lauren O’Connor had nine saves in the Beekmantown nets.

Bryce Douglass made a couple of excellent saves for AuSable Valley in the second half and finished with 15. Rachel Knapp also played a strong game.

Beekmantown 4, AuSable Valley 1

AuSable Valley 1 0 — 1

Beekmantown 1 3 — 4

First half- 1, Beek, Ki. Villemaire (Ka. Villemaire), 7:55. 2, AV, Rondeau, 11:07.

Second half- 3, Beek, Ratliff (Ka. Villemaire). 3:57. 4, Beek, Ki. Villemaire (Ka. Villemaire), 32:17. 5, Beek, Simpson (Ka. Villemaire), 37:00.

Shots: AuSable Valley 14, Beekmantown 22.

Saves: Douglass, AV, 15. O’Connor, Beek, 9.


LAKE PLACID — The Blue Bombers and Eagles battled for over 50 minutes in a scoreless game.

That is until Amber Polomsky scored at the 10:01 mark of the second half. Then, the Eagles scored two more goals over the final 10 minutes.

“The first half was evenly played,” Lake Placid coach Heather Brewer said. “It was back and forth until the first goal was scored.

“Chazy has quick transitions, which are difficult to defend.”

Rachel Pombrio and Skyler Thomas each found the back of the net after Polomsky’s score to give the Eagles a 3-0 win.

Pombrio, Bailey Stalker and Cailee LaPorte each finished with an assist. Hannah Laurin played well for Chazy.

Logan Baker (6) and Gwen LaPier (2) made eight saves to combine for the shutout. Emily Barney turned away nine shots in the loss for the Blue Bombers.

Chazy 3, Lake Placid 0

Chazy 0 3 — 3

Lake Placid 0 0 — 0

Second half- 1, C, Polomsky (Pombrio), 29:58. 2, C, Pombrio (Stalker), 37:57. 3, C, Thomas (LaPorte), 39:49.

Shots: Chazy 14, Lake Placid 8.

Save: Baker (6), LaPier (2), C, 8. E. Barney, LP, 9.


CROWN POINT — Brittany Foote and Hunter Spaulding each scored a pair of goals as the Panthers defeated the Jaguars.

Foote tallied twice in the first half, while Spaulding had a goal in each half. Christy McGuinness and Logan Harrington each finished with two assists. Torri Vradenburg added one assist.

Eighth-grader Kayli Stone scored her first career varsity goal to close scoring at the 20:44 mark of the second half.

Amanda Wolf made five saves in the shutout victory. Jamie Bruce made 20 stops in the loss of Johnsburg.

Crown Point 5, Johnsburg 0

Johnsburg 0 0 — 0

Crown Point 3 2 — 5

First half- 1, CP, Spaulding (Harrington), 21:10. 2, CP, Foote (McGuinness), 23:18. 3, CP, Foote (McGuinness), 30:24.

Second half- 4, CP, Spaulding (Vradenburg), 4:00. 5, CP, Stone (Harrington), 20:44.

Shots: Crown Point 28, Johnsburg 5.

Saves: Wolf, CP, 5. Bruce, J, 20.


LONG LAKE — Jazmin Piraino and Shannon Farrell combined for three goals and two assists as the Orange defeated the Wildcats.

Piraino scored a pair of second-half goals, while Farrell finished with a goal and two assists.

Maria Black opened scoring to give Indian Lake/Long Lake a 1-0 lead at halftime. It was Black’s first career varsity goal. Rebecca King was a standout for the Orange.

Madison Miller captured the shutout in net with four saves. Molly Wisser stopped 10 shots in the loss for Schroon Lake.

Indian Lake/Long Lake 4, Schroon Lake 0

Schroon Lake 0 0 — 0

Indian Lake/Long Lake 1 3 — 4

First half- 1, IL/LL, Black (Farrell), 25:20.

Second half- 2, IL/LL, Farrell, 0:21. 3, IL/LL, Piraino, 22:31. 4, IL/LL, Piraino (Farrell), 37:52.

Shots: Indian Lake/Long Lake 17, Schroon Lake 6.

Saves: Miller, IL/LL, 4. Wisser, SL, 10.


CHATEAUGAY — Chad Stalter scored four goals in the Bulldogs’ win over the Saints in Northern Athletic Conference boys’ soccer.

Stalter had a hat trick before halftime, then tallied the first goal of the second half to help Chateaugay improve to 3-0.

Reed LaPlante added a goal and an assist, while Dylan LaBare, Seth Young and Nick Ashline each had an assist for the Bulldogs.

Louis Goodrow broke through for St. Regis Falls for a goal with 6:27 left in the game. Tyler Frasier had the assist.

Josh Trombley made four saves in the victory. Mike Smith stopped five in the loss.

Chateaugay 5, St. Regis Falls 1

St. Regis Falls 0 1 — 1

Chateaugay 3 2 — 5

First half- 1, C, Stalter (LaPlante), 11:18. 2, C, Stalter, 16:36. 3, C, Stalter (LaBare), 35:11.

Second half- 4, C, Stalter (Ashline), 13:35. 5, C, LaPlante (Young), 19:06. 6, SRF, Goodrow (Frasier), 33:33.

Shots: Chateaugay 22, St. Regis Falls 6.

Saves: Smith, SRF, 5. Trombley, C, 4.