Boys' Soccer

Birlotti scores two in Cougars' NSL win


CHAMPLAIN — Jordan Birlotti picked up his first and second goals on the varsity level as Northeastern Clinton picked up a 2-1 win over Peru in boys’ Northern Soccer League action Tuesday.

“This was a big win for the Cougars against a very good Peru team,” Cougars coach Dale Hawksby said. “Garrett Begore played an outstanding game at midfield. Brent Stein, Nick Leduc, Rodney Grimshaw and Calen Deuso played solid throughout the whole game as well.”

The first of Birlotti’s two goals came with less than nine minutes gone in the first half.

His team’s lead, however, was short lived.

Two minutes and 20 seconds later, Dylon Bridges scored to help the Indians tie the game at one apiece. The assist was credited to Ian Spear.

The two teams exited the pitch for halftime tied at 1-all.

Birlotti’s game-winning goal came just 2:55 after play resumed for the second half. Ryan Parent made the assist on the play.

Brady Vassar made six saves for the Northeastern Clinton, while Guy Loveless accumulated nine for the Indians.

Northeastern Clinton 2, Peru 1

Peru 1 0 — 1

Northeastern Clinton 1 1 — 2

First half- 1, NCCS, Birlotti (Grimshaw), 8:25. 2, PCS, Bridges (Spear), 10:45.

Second half- 3, NCCS, Birlotti (Parent), 2:55.

Shots: Northeastern Clinton 12. Peru 7.

Saves: Vassar, NCCS, 6. Loveless, PCS, 9.

Chazy 3, Lake Placid 0

CHAZY — Josh Barriere registered one goal and two assists as the top-ranked Eagles blanked the No. 16 Blue Bombers, 3-0.

“We had a strong game from Josh Barriere and Zach Brothers in the midfield and Gage Ducatte and Alex Rabideau up front,” Chazy coach Rob McAuliffe said.

Ducatte opened scoring with just 56 seconds gone in the first half.

The Eagles were able to maintain a 1-0 lead at the halftime break.

Barriere helped Chazy extend its differential to two goals at 4:41 of the second half with the assist credited to Ducatte.

Rabideau put the icing on the cake less than four minutes later with a tally from Barriere.

Austin Gravelle was credited with the shutout between the pipes for the Eagles.

Chazy 3, Lake Placid 0

Lake Placid 0 0 — 0

Chazy 1 2 — 3

First half- 1, C, Ducatte (Barriere), 0:56.

Second half- 2, C, Barriere (Ducatte), 4:41. 3, C, Rabideau (Barriere), 8:25.

Shots: Chazy 16. Lake Placid 5.

Saves: Gravelle, C, 4. Kordziel, LP, 8.

Westport 2, Willsboro 1 (OT)

WILLSBORO — Schylar Kurth’s goal at 4:29 of double overtime helped the Eagles knock off the Warriors, 2-1.

“It was a fun game to be a part of because both sides gave it their best effort from start-to-finish,” Willsboro coach Andrew Lee said. “Westport was able to create a great opportunity and capitalized on it. We’ll regroup and continue to play hard.”

Jesse Hearn helped the Eagles open the game’s scoring at 26:48 of the first half. Seth Swires was credited with the assist.

Ryan Davis, however, sent the match into overtime with his unassisted tally at 27:54 of the second half.

Kurth’s game-winning goal came off a cross from the left side. Wyatt Gough crossed a ball with pace on it, and Kurth was able to cut in front for the score.

Westport 2, Willsboro 1 (OT)

Westport 0 1 0 1 — 3

Willsboro 1 0  0 0 — 1

First half- 1, WICS, Hearn (Swires), 26:48.

Second half- 2, WPCS, Davis, 27:54.

Second overtime- 3, WPCS, Kurth (Gough), 4:29.

Shots: Willsboro 21. Westport 15.

Saves: Cross, WICS, 13. Napper, WPCS, 9.

Schroon Lake 4, Indian Lake/Long Lake 2

SCHROON LAKE — Alex Shaughnessy registered three second-half goals to help the Wildcats knock off the Orange in come-from-behind fashion.

Branden Hall, Bobby Rose and Tanner Stone were all credited with assists in Shaughnessy’s hat-trick performance.

Shane Short paced Indian Lake/Long Lake with each of its two goals in the first 34:22 of play.

Schroon Lake’s Justin Lough also scored in the match.

Schroon Lake 4, Indian Lake/Long Lake 2

Indian Lake/Long Lake 2 0 — 2

Schroon Lake 1 3 — 4

First half- 1, IL/LL, Short (Frederick), 20:19. 2, IL/LL, Short (Fredericks), 34:22. 3, SL, Lough, 35:21.

Second half- 4, SL, Shaughnessy (Hall), 21:49. 5, SL, Shaughnessy (Rose), 30:45. 6, SL, Shaughnessy (Stone), 38:53.

Shots: Schroon Lake 36. Indian Lake/Long Lake 12.

Saves: Maisonville, SL, 8. Geissen, IL/LL, 14.

Keene 2, Minerva/Newcomb 0

KEENE — Gabe Warner and Justin Haverlick each scored, while goalkeeper Brandon Dumas preserved the shutout in the Beavers’ two-goal defeat of the Mountaineers.

Warner opened the game’s scoring with just seven minutes gone in the first half.

After receiving a one-time feed from Colton Venner, Warner sent home a shot into the back of the net to make it 1-0.

With Miles Warner being tripped up inside the 18-yard box, Haverlick capitalized on a penalty-kick opportunity at 22:00 of the second half.

“Mickey Johnson worked hard in the midfield for Minerva/Newcomb,” Keene coach Charlie Platt said. “Brandon Dumas, Draf Boonrut and Justin Haverlick had strong games for Keene.”

Keene 2, Minerva/Newcomb 0

Minerva/Newcomb 0 0 — 0

Keene 1 1 — 2

First half- 1, K, Warner (Venner), 7:00.

Second half- 2, K, Haverlick, PK, 22:00.

Shots: Minerva/Newcomb 13, Keene 11.

Saves: Dumas, K, 10. Galusha, M/N, 11.

Plattsburgh 5, Saranac 0

SARANAC — Dan Mihal scored two goals to lead the Hornets past the Chiefs.

Garrett Frady put Plattsburgh ahead 9:08 into the game. In the last five minutes of the first half, Brady Channell tallied a goal and then assisted on Mihal’s first goal to send the Hornets into halftime with a 3-0 lead.

Mihal added another goal in the middle of the half, and then the Chiefs put the ball in their own net.

Mike Stetz made seven saves for Plattsburgh, and Jarrett Wright had 18 for the Saranac.

Plattsburgh 5, Saranac 0

Plattsburgh 3 2 — 5

Saranac 0 0 — 0

First half- 1, PHS, Frady (Side), 9:08. 2, Channell (Tolosky), 35:09. 3, Mihal (Channell), 37:48.

Second half- 4, PHS, Mihal, 20:51. 5, PHS, own goal, 26:20.

Shots: Plattsburgh 29, Saranac 7.

Saves: Stetz, PHS, 7. Wright, Sar, 18.

Beekmantown 6, AuSable Valley 0

CLINTONVILLE — Alex Price, Jake Wyand, Ian Pummell and Kyle Constanty all scored in the Eagles’ 6-0 blanking of the Patriots.

Price scored two of Beekmantown’s five first-half goals, while Constanty registered back-to-back tallies in a five-point performance.

Ryan Munson and Skye Dominy were also credited with assists in the match.

The Eagles led the shots on goal department, 21-3.

Beekmantown 6, AuSable Valley 0

Beekmantown 5 1 — 6

AuSable Valley 0 0 — 0

First half- 1, BCS, Price (Munson), 9:55. 2, BCS, Wyand, 19:03. 3, BCS, Pummell (Constanty), 24:58. 4, BCS, Price (Munson), 31:05. 5, BCS, Constanty (Dominy), 37:53.

Second half- 6, Constanty (Price), 13:48.

Shots: Beekmantown 21. AuSable Valley 3.

Saves: LeClaire, BCS, 2. Provost, AVCS, 13.

NONLEAGUESaranac Lake 1, Northwood 1

SARANAC LAKE — Devin Cowan scored for the Red Storm, but Saranac Lake settled for a draw against the Huskies in nonleague play.

Cowman’s goal, which was unassisted, occurred at 31:42 of the first half. 

Northwood’s Josh Girieveson tied the game at one apiece with a tally in the second half of play. 

Oliver Holmes registered four saves for the Red Storm, while Parker Bishop totaled seven for the Huskies. 

Saranac Lake 1, Northwood 1

Northwood 0      1     —      1

Saranac Lake 1      0     —      1

First half- 1, SLCS, Cowan, 31:42. 

Second half- 2, N, Girieveson. 

Shots: Saranac Lake 38. Northwood 9. 

Saves: Holmes, SL, 4. Bishop, N, 7.


COLTON — Hannah Cook and Danielle Charland each finished with a goal and two assists as the Bulldogs defeated the Colts.

Charland opened scoring at the 8:06 mark with Cook grabbing the assist. Charland returned the favor by setting up Cook with just over seven minutes remaining for the game’s third goal.

Haley Tower and Brianna Cook also tallied goals for Chateaugay (4-0). All four goals came in the first half.

Abby Barnes, Taylor Winch, Emily Dwyer and Courtney Yando were solid defensively for the Bulldogs. Kennedy Boyea turned away four shots for the shutout.

Kathryn Miller made 11 saves in the loss for Colton-Pierrepont (2-2).

Chateaugay 4, Colton-Pierrepont 0

Chateaugay 4 0 — 4

Colton-Pierrepont 0 0 — 0

First half- 1, C, Charland (H. Cook), 8:06. 2, C, Tower (H. Cook), 28:19. 3, C, H. Cook (Charland), 32:22. 4, C, B. Cook (Charland), 36:45.

Shots: Chateaugay 22, Colton-Pierrepont 11.

Saves: Boyea, C, 4. Miller, C-P, 11.


SARANAC LAKE — Amy LoTemplio was in a giving mood Monday night.

LoTemplio set up four goals, all in the first half, as the Chiefs rolled past the Red Storm in Northern Soccer League girls’ soccer.

Ellen Thew netted a hat trick as Saranac scored the first four goals of the game before Saranac Lake’s Maggie Darrah scored to make it 4-1 with eight minutes remaining in the half.

Summer Gillespie, though, tallied just 58 seconds later to give the Chiefs a 5-1 lead at halftime. It was her second goal of the game.

Kayla Napper opened scoring at the 2:53 mark of the second half, before Kaitlyn Bowman and Amelia Jenks took turns setting each other up to finish the scoring.

Kelly Drollette also finished with an assist for Saranac.

Jamie Favreau made 12 saves in net to capture the win for the Chiefs. Jenny Ward (6) and Katy Hunt (6) combined for 12 saves in the loss for Saranac Lake.

Saranac 8, Saranac Lake 1

Saranac 5 3 — 8

Saranac Lake 1 0 — 1

First half- 1, Sar, Thew (Drollette), 4:58. 2, Sar, Thew (LoTemplio), 10:43. 3, Sar, Gillespie (LoTemplio), 21:40. 4, Sar, Thew (LoTemplio), 24:38. 5, SL, Darrah (Hewitt), 32:00. 6, Sar, Gillespie (LoTemplio), 32:54.

Second half- 7, Sar, Napper (Gillespie), 2:53. 8, Sar, Bowman (Jenks), 29:19. 9, Sar, Jenks (Bowman), 30:18.

Shots: Saranac 20, Saranac Lake 13.

Saves: Favreau, Sar, 12. Ward (6), Hunt (6), SL, 12.