High School Sports

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Malone's Rachel Lamica (14) gets the jump on Northeastern Clinton defenders Jordan Dominic (15) and Skyler Hebert (4) in Section VII-X Girls' Basketball Challenge in Champlain Saturday. Malone won 43-21 to go 2-0 for the weekend. (P-R PHOTO/ROB FOUNTAIN)

FA girls up to hoop Challenge

CHAMPLAIN — Marle Curle had a double-double with 31 points and 10 steals Saturday as the Plattsburgh High School girls’ basketball team recorded a 55-43 win over Massena in the Section VII vs. X Challenge.

Curle also had five rebounds for the Hornets (4-2), who held a 23-16 lead at the half.

Olivia Carlsson chipped in with 12 points for Plattsburgh and Brin Keyser contributed a team-high 11 rebounds.

Marissa Manley paced the Red Raiders with 20 points and Bailie Young followed with 14.

“We were up by close to 20 points in the second half,” said PHS coach Jim Manchester. “But Massena was missing two starters and they played hard.

“We played better than we did yesterday, but still have some things to clean up.”

Plattsburgh 55, Massena 43

Massena (43)

Curran 0-1-1, Valencius 1-0-2, Manley 7-6-20, Young 5-2-14, Villnave 3-0-6, Peets 0-0-0, Boudreau 0-0-0. Totals: 16-9-43.

Plattsburgh (55)

Dragoon 1-0-2, LaBarge 0-1-1. Carlsson 5-1-12, Keyser 2-1-5, Curle 11-7-31, Duquette 2-0-4, Bedard 0-0-0, Cantwell 0-0-0, Reif 0-0-0, Miller 0-0-0. Totals: 21-10-55.

3-point goals: Massena (2): Young 2. Plattsburgh (3): Curle 2; Carlsson.

Halftime: Plattsburgh, 23-16.

Franklin Academy 43, NCCS 21

CHAMPLAIN — The Huskies jumped out to a 20-9 first-half lead against the cold-shooting Cougars (1-5).

Janelle Heden played a strong game for Franklin Academy with 10 points, while Morgan Fountain, Kristin Barrett and Emily Marshall all followed with eight apiece.

Skyler Hebert led Northeastern Clinton with nine points and Allie Cartier played a strong game on the boards in addition to her six points.

“Franklin Academy played well defensively, but we were very cold,” said NCCS coach Frank Dumas. “The girls played their hearts out and we had plenty of good looks. We shot just six-of-15 from the foul line.”

Franklin Academy 43, NCCS 21

Franklin Academy (43)

Fountain 3-1-8, Scott 0-0-0, O’Conner 0-0-0, Lamica 2-1-5, McDonald 0-0-0, LaPage 2-0-4, Heden 5-0-10, Barrett 3-2-8, Marshall 3-2-8. Totals: 18-6-43.

NCCS (21)

Roush 0-0-0, Menard 0-0-0, Hebert 3-2-9, Arless 0-0-0, Babbie 0-0-0, Dominic 1-0-2, Cartier, 1-4-6, Paola 0-0-0, Sample 0-0-0, Rabideau 1-0-2, Miller 1-0-2. Totals: 7-6-21.

3-point goals: Franklin Academy (1): Fountain. NCCS (1): Hebert.

Halftime: Franklin Academy, 20-9.

Moriah Holiday Tournament

Moriah 57, Westport 27

PORT HENRY — For the second consecutive day, the Vikings (4-3) suffocated their opponents on the defensive side of the basketball en route to winning the Moriah Holiday Tournament.

Madison Stahl fired 20 points and dished five assists. Sisters Caitlin Pelkey and Lauren Pelkey combined for 17 points in the winning effort.

“We knew we had to contain (Brendee Russell) because she had played extremely well Friday night,” Moriah head coach Steve Pelkey said. “Sarah Slattery did a good job defensively and limited opportunities. It was another team effort and we continue to get better every game.”

Taylor Sprague grabbed 10 rebounds, while Stahl added five assists.

Russell totaled 11 points for the Eagles (3-5), while teammate Danielle Schwoebel accumulated five points in the loss.

Moriah 57, Westport 27

Westport (27)

Kurth 0-1-1, Sudduth 2-0-4, Mitchell 0-0-0, Rascoe 1-0-2, Russell 4-3-11, Looby 2-0-4, Schwoebel 2-1-5, Quaglietta 0-0-0, Viens 0-0-0, Burch 0-0-0. Totals: 11-5-27.

Moriah (57)

Wykes 1-0-2, Cross 4-0-8, Stahl 10-0-20, Slattery 2-2-6, C. Pelkey 3-0-7, L. Pelkey 5-0-10, Snyder 0-1-1, Sprague 1-1-3. Totals: 26-4-57.

Halftime: 30-10, Moriah.

3-point goals: Moriah (1): C. Pelkey.

Willsboro 40, Schroon Lake 21

PORT HENRY — The Warriors (3-4) jumped out to a 27-point halftime lead, while senior center Amanda Mahoney (11) and forward Renee Marcotte (8) combined for 19 markers.

“We committed turnover after turnover, but came out strong in the second half,” Schroon Lake head coach Rich Hall said. “(Mahoney) was strong on the glass and Willsboro controlled the boards all game. We were missing two post players and a guard, and without them in our lineup, we’re young. Hopefully, it’s a learning experience.”

Lindsay Reynolds led the Wildcats (4-4) in scoring for the second straight day, totaling eight points and 10 rebounds.

Willsboro 40, Schroon Lake 21

Willsboro (40)

Belzile 1-0-2, Marcotte 3-0-8, Crowningshield 1-0-2, O’Hara 3-1-7, Swires 1-2-4, Blanchard 0-0-0, Mahoney 4-3-11, Burt 3-0-6. Totals: 16-6-40.

Schroon Lake (21)

Jarrell 1-0-2, Hall 1-5-7, Lanoue 0-1-1, DeZalia 1-1-3, Reynolds 4-0-8. Totals: 7-7-21.

Halftime: 30-3, Willsboro.

3-point goals: Willsboro (3): Marcotte 2, O’Hara.

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