Brushton-Moira Canton Chateaugay Clifton-Fine Colton-Pierrepont Edwards-Knox Gouverneur Hammond Harrisville Hermon-DeKalb Heuvelton Lisbon Madrid-Waddington Malone Massena Morristown Norwood-Norfolk Ogdensburg Parishville-Hopkinton Potsdam St. Lawrence Central Salmon River St. Regis Falls Tupper Lake Section VII Teams Section III Teams Clarkson University North Country Community College St. Lawrence University SUNY Canton SUNY Plattsburgh SUNY Potsdam
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Sat.-Sun., April 25-26, 2015

N.C. BLAZERS TOURNAMENT AT BRUSHTON HOSTS 56 TEAMS


Varsity level boys (12 & under) at North Country Blazers Tournament at Brushton-Moira this weekend.  A total of 56 teams from throughout the North Country and Ontario are participating in seven divisions.  (Gearsbeck photo)

CLARKSON LOCKS UP PLAYOFF BERTH ON SENIOR DAY 13-9

Senior Matthew Gold scored a game-high four goals to highlight a strong outing by the Class of 2015 on Senior Day at Hantz Turf Field as the Clarkson University Lacrosse team locked up a berth in the Liberty League playoffs by defeating Vassar 15-11 on Saturday. The Golden Knights, who closed out the regular season with a 7-7 overall record and a 4-3 Liberty League mark, are the fourth seed in the conference postseason tournament. RIT is the number-one ranked team in the country with a perfect 16-0 record, including a 7-0 Liberty League mark. Senior Mark Nortz and sophomore Ryan St. Croix both scored three goals. St. Croix also added three assists for a game-high six points. Gold, who also recorded an assist in the win, pushed his career point total over 100 with 73 goals and 29 assists through 57 games. After battling the Brewers to a 1-1 tie through the opening 15 minutes, Clarkson would score nine of the next 12 goals to hold a commanding 10-4 lead early in the second half. The Knights outscored Vassar 6-3 in the second quarter and then tallied three quick goals to start the third stanza for a six-goal lead less than three minutes into the half. Clarkson led 12-7 through three quarters. The Knights will face RIT for the third time in the past four years in the Liberty League playoffs. The two teams play in Potsdam this regular season with the Tigers gaining a 16-7 win on March 21.

NCSN WEEKEND Headlines

Boys Baseball: O.F.A. Beats Gouv.; Heuvelton Wins 6th
Girls Softball: N-N Wins Tourney; Heuvelton, Larries Win
Men's Baseball:Clarkson Splits, Plattsburgh, Canton Fall
Women's Softball: Local Teams All Drop Doubleheaders
Boys Lacrosse: Massena, Salmon River Nip Opponents
Men's Lacrosse: Clarkson, S.L.U. Earn Playoff Berths
Women's Lacrosse: SLU Wins; Clarkson, Potsdam Bow

SAINTS IN LIBERTY LAX SEMIS

Conor Healey scored three goals and added two assists as the St. Lawrence University Men's Lacrosse team scored the most goals against RIT this season but it was not enough as the Tigers, ranked No. 1 in the country according to the latest USILA poll, scored an 18-12 victory over the Saints Saturday in a Liberty League game in Rochester. The Saints played even with the Tigers in the first quarter with a 3-3 tie after the first 15 minutes of action. RIT pushed ahead in the second quarter breaking a 5-5 tie with three straight goals.The win secured the top seed in the upcoming Liberty League Tournament for RIT (16-0 Overall, 7-0 Liberty League). The Tigers will face Clarkson in a semifinal matchup while No. 2 seed St. Lawrence (9-7, 5-2) will host Union College in the other semifinal game. Both semifinal games will be Friday afternoon while the championship game will take place at the site of the highest remaining seed Sunday afternoon.

Friday, April 24, 2015

CANTON TOPS CLARKSON 6-4; KNIGHTS WIN NIGHTCAP 8-7


SUNY Canton's Shannon Dowling (14) drives the ball into rightfield to earn a double.  The Golden Knights split the doubleheader with the Kangaroos dropping the first game 6-4, but capturing the victory in the nightcap 8-7. The Golden Knights moved to 18-9 overall, tripling their win total from last season, while SUNY Canton saw its record go to 10-17. Clarkson jumped on top in its first at bat, but the Knights lead would be short-lived as Dowling ripped a two-run double to give the Roos the lead.(Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Norwood-Norfolk downs Lumberjacks in 6-0 win


Norwood-Norfolk's Peter Jarvis (7) sends the ball into center field for a base hit. The Flyers put together four runs in the fourth inning to take a 5-0 lead over the Lumberjacks. Norwood-Norfolk captured the East Division victory over Tupper Lake 6-0.  N-N pitchers Cody Munson and Zach Benware combined in pitching the Flyers’ second shutout in three games so far this season, while spoiling the Lumberjacks’ season debut. Zeb Brown cracked two hits for the Flyers. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

NCSN Friday Headlines

Boys Baseball: St. Lawrence, N-N Flyers, Morristown Win
Girls Softball: St. Regis Nips SLC; Canton, Massena Win
Women's Softball: Canton, Clarkson Split; Bears Beaten
Boys Lacrosse: Massena Pounds Storm; Canton Falls
Girls Lacrosse: Massena Downs Northwood Prep 9-4
Women's Lacrosse: Clarkson Cruises Past Bard 19-6
Boys Golf: Heuvelton Sweeps Clifton-Fine 5-0 in Opener

Canton pitching holds down tupper lake in 4-1 win


Canton's Aubrey Thompson (18) hustles onto second base beating the throw to Tupper Lake's Sidney Kulzer (20). The Canton Golden Bears held the Lady Jacks to just one run in their opener in a 4-1 win.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Gouverneur nips potsdam IN 3-2 CENTRAL DIVISION WIN


Gouverneur's Maddison McIntosh (7) drives the ball down into center field for a base hit. The Wildcats took the broke the 2-2 tie in the fifth inning and held on to defeat the Sandstoners 3-2.  Ben Sitts’ double drove in Braden Fenlong with the game-winning run. Wildcat pitcher Aaron McEathron fanned 14 Sandstoners in the win. Potsdam’s Aaron Besaw was virtually as dominant on the mound with 13 strikeouts.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery
 

LIsbon comes back from five RUNS DOWN to win 13-11


Lisbon's Jake Kiah (2) makes contact with the ball and drives the ball into right field. he Cougars took a strong 5-2 lead at the end of the first inning. The Golden Knights came back to win 13-11.  Adam Kelley laced three hits and earned the mound save in leading Lisbon past E-K. Kane Jordan also delivered three hits, while Logan Matthews and Donald Sequin cranked two hits each. The Cougars were led by Devin Sharlow who produced a triple and a single.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

NCSN THURSDAY Headlines

Boys Baseball: Lisbon Rallies Past E-K; Wildcats Win
Girls Softball: E-K Edges Lisbon 5-3; Gouverneur Wins
Men's Baseball:SUNY Canton Falls To Utica College 6-2
Women's Softball: Canton, SLU Split Two Close Games
Boys Lacrosse: St. Lawrence Central, Canton Win
Girls Lacrosse: Massena, Potsdam, Heuvelton Win

Cougars defeat Golden Knights 5-3 in comeback win


Lisbon's Claire McCormick (27) sends the ball along the third baseline for a single and to advance a runner into scoring position. Makayla Bacon, Dakotah Bacon, Kelsey White and Katrina Moore delivered two hits each, while Bacon struck out nine Knights in a tight 5-3 win at Lisbon. Sierra Ashley also had a strong game on the mound for Lisbon, striking out 14 Cougars in taking the mound loss. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

NCSN WEDNESDAY HeadlineS

Boys Baseball: H-D Edges Hammond 8-6; Malone Wins
Girls Softball: Ogdensburg, Hammond, CP, Malone Win
Men's Baseball: Clarkson Outduels SUNY Canton in 6-2
Girls Lacrosse: Northwood Edges Canton 6-5; OFA Falls
Men's Lacrosse: S.L.U. Nips Clarkson; Plattsburgh Wins
Women's Lacrosse: SUNY Canton Tramples Bard 16-1
Boys Track: Canton, Malone Sweep 2015 Opening Meets
Girls Track: Canton, Malone Sweep 2015 Opening Meets

ST. LAWRENCE fends off golden knights for 8-6 win


St. Lawrence attacker Charlie Jennings (11) rushes through two Clarkson midfielders storming his way toward the Golden Knights goal. The Saints held off Clarkson's rally in the first quarter to win the Liberty League matchup 8-6.  The Saints improved to 9-6 overall and 5-1 in league clinching a league playoff spot heading into a game at national #1 and league leader RIT on Saturday. Clarkson 6-7 and 3-3 in league play is tied with RPI for the fourth and final playoff spot and hosts Bard on Saturday. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

COlts down P-H Panthers
29-1 in east division matchup


Colton- Pierrepont's Kendra Glibert (9) slides onto home plate scoring the eighth run in a nine-run third inning.  The Colts put together a four-run second inning and a nine-run inning third inning to give them a commanding 13-1 lead over the Panthers. Colton-Pierrepont defeated Parishville-Hopkinton 29-1. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

MALONE OPENS DOMINATING NORWOOD-NORFOLK, TUPPER

Malone’s Zach Raymond stretches out to get every last inch of the triple jump. Malone would beat Norwood-Norfolk 159-81 and Tupper Lake 182-45. Norwood-Norfolk would get the win against Tupper Lake 135½-79½ in the opening meet of the season. (Jason Aubrey photo)  Meet Gallery

MALONE EDGES N-N FLYERS; BOTH SWEEP TUPPER LAKE

   A Tupper Lake long jumper hits the pit at Franklin Academy in Malone. Malone beat Norwood-Norfolk 162½-156½ and Tupper Lake 198½-78½. Norwood-Norfolk cruised past Tupper Lake 188-89 in the 2015 spring track season opener.  (Jason Aubrey photo)  Meet Gallery

MALONE Huskies take down POTSDAM sandstoners 11-1


Potsdam’s Jake Keleher (6) drills a single against Malone. The pitch was delivered by the Huskies' Jared Moody (13) who relinquished only one run to gain the mound win. The Huskies won 11-1. (Jason Aubrey photo) Game Gallery

canton beats massena, salmon river in first meet


Hurdlers from Massena, Canton and Salmon River are still nearly stride-for-stride at the third hurdle.  Canton went on to defeat Massena 126½-107½ and Salmon River 141-79. Massena defeats Salmon-River 214-102 in the opening meet of the season.  (Brock Simons photo)  Meet Gallery

CANTON RACES TO WINS OVER MASSENA, SALMON IN OPENER


Runners from Massena and Salmon-River compete in the 1500- meter run. Canton defeats Salmon-River 163-81 and Massena 158-125. Massena defeats Salmon-River 172-84.  (Brock Simons photo)  Meet Gallery
 


Tuesday, April 21, 2015

St. Lawrence Central downs Ogdensburg 10-4


St. Lawrence Central's Luke Collins (21) and Ogdensburg's Austin Putnam (23) battle for possession of the ball at midfield. St. Lawrence Central's surge in the third quarter lifted the Larries to a 10-4 victory over the Blue Devils. St. Lawrence Central pulled away from a 5-3 lead with less than two minutes remaining in the half. The Larries notched a goal just before intermission, then three in a row to start the second half develop a six-goal advantage. The Larries’ Drew Rose collected four goals and two assists. Brody Simons and Lukas Arquiett ripped two goals each, while Isaiah Lyon and Jake Sutton pitched in a goal each. Ogdensburg was led by Austin Putman’s two goals, while Taylor Richardson and Austin Morley-Sloan tallied single scores.(Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery
 

Panthers strong second inning lifts past Larries


On a steal attempt, Parishville-Hopkinton's Garrett Hayes (11) dives into second base, beating the throw from home.  The Panthers erupted for seven runs on seven hits in the second inning, lacing three hits into the gaps and dropping several hits into the shallow outfield. Wyatt Snell legged out an inside-the-park home run to lead off the inning, then drove in two runs with a hit in the same inning. He contributed four hits to lead the Panthers, while Justin Frank and Garrett Hayes added three hits apiece and Jake Pullano delivered two hits. Hayes, who survived a rocky first inning which ended 2-2, then worked his way out of a minor jam in the second inning and gave up just one run the rest of the way. Pitcher Brian Waite struck out 12 for the Larries. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery
 

NCSN Tuesday Headlines

Boys Baseball: Chateaugay, P-H, Heuvelton Score Wins
Girls Softball: Larries, Colton-Pierrepont, Heuvelton Win
Women's Softball: Potsdam Sweeps Canton 8-4, 10-2
Boys Lacrosse: Massena Nips Canton; SLC Larries Win
Girls Lacrosse: Potsdam Squeezes Win Over Heuvelton
Men's Lacrosse: Canton Swarms Past Medaille 12-4
Women's Lacrosse: Potsdam OutscoresOswego 15-10

niles' two doubles send bulldogs past saints 24-2


Chateaugay's Nick Ashline (6) watches a high pitch go by against St. Regis Falls. Ashline singled in the at bat to knock in Zach Cowan (2).  Chateaugay broke open the contest with seven runs in the second inning, when the Saints were plagued by three errors. The Bulldogs tacked on four runs in the third and threatened more, but left the bases loaded. Chateaugay pounded out six more runs in the each of the fourth and fifth innings to pile up, to back starting pitcher Nick Ashline who gained the mound win.  (Jason Aubrey photo)  Game Gallery

Monday, April 20, 2015

MASSENA RACKS UP 13-5 WIN IN NON-LEAGUER VS. POTSDAM

MaMassena’s Cole Allen (17) winds up to shoot on goal against Potsdam’s goalie Chase Palmer (14). Massena would end the first quarter with a 3-1 lead, en route to a 13-5 non-league win.  Massena’s Kendrick Angus led all scorers with three goals and three assists, as the Raiders improved to 4-1 overall. Also scoring a trio of goals were Sako Rourke and Hunter Pyke. Max Warden tallied two goals to lead Potsdam. (Jason Aubrey photo) Game Gallery   

salmon river gets big win over potsdam 19-5

Potsdam’s Allie Compeau (12) gets tangled up with uses a screen set by her teammate Hannah Drechsel (19) as she moves the ball up the field. The Shamrocks would lead at half-time with a 7-3 lead. In the second half it would be much of the same as salmon would win against the Sandstoners 19-5.In a game of the last two previous unbeatens in the division, Jacelyn Lazore fired off five goals, with four goals from Kiana Thompson.  (Jason Aubrey photo) Game Gallery

NCSN MONDAY Headlines

Boys Baseball: Weaver Tosses No-Hitter For Harrisville
Girls Softball: Clifton-Fine Gains First Win vs. Harrisville
Boys Lacrosse: Massena Racks 13-5 Win Over Potsdam
Girls Lacrosse: Salmon Tops Potsdam; O.F.A. Wins First

HARRISVILLE'S NATE WEAVER TOSSES NO-HITTER, FANS 17

By Bob LaRue, North Country SportsNet
Harrisville pitcher Nate Weaver tossed the season’s first no-run, no-hitter, behind a 17 strikeout performance in leading the Pirates to a 13-0 romp over the Clifton-Fine Eagles in a West Division matchup. Weaver also anchored the Pirate offense with four hits and an RBI in four trips to the plate. Jake Hartle, Ryan Weaver and Jared Dreythaler each produced two hits for Harrisville. Hartle also had two RBIs. The Pirates improved to 2-0, while the Eagles fell to 0-3.

SOFTBALL: CLIFTON-FINE 20, HARRISVILLE 17
The Clifton-Fine Lady Eagles notched their first win of the season, outlasting the Harrisville Pirates 20-17 in a slugfest at Star Lake.  The win marked the first for the Eagles this season, as they improved to 1-4.  Harrisville slipped to 0-3.

Sat.-Sun., April 18-19, 2015

NCNCSN WEEKEND Headlines

Boys Baseball: O.F.A. Splits at Rome; H-D Falls To A.Bay
Girls Softball: Alexandria Bay Rolls Past Hermon-DeKalb
Men's Baseball: Clarkson, Canton Split; SLU Drops Pair
Women's Softball:Plattsburgh Sweeps;SLU, Canton Split
Boys Lacrosse: OFA Outlasts Indian River; Canton Bows
Girls Lacrosse: Salmon River Falls To Watertown 19-4
Men's Lacrosse: Clarkson, Plattsburgh, Potsdam Win
Women's Lacrosse: S.L.U., Clarkson, Potsdam Beaten

SUNY POTSDAM MEN GROUND BROCKPORT EAGLES 16-7

The SUNY Potsdam men's lacrosse team's (7-5, 3-1 SUNYAC) offense continued to roll as it defeated the College at Brockport (7-6, 2-2) 16-7 for its second straight SUNYAC victory. Freshman attackman Eric Soderquist (Watertown, N.Y./Watertown) scored a career and game-high four goals to lead the Bears. Junior midfielder Matt Kennedy (Clay, N.Y./Cicero-North Syracuse) had three goals and junior attackman Ed Doherty (Amherst, N.Y./Amherst) and sophomore attackman Matt Moran (Watertown, N.Y./Immaculate Heart) each finished with two goals and an assist.


CLARKSON RALLIES TO GAIN SPLIT SATURDAY VS. R.P.I.

For the third consecutive doubleheader, the Clarkson University Baseball team took one out of the two games. This time it was against Rensselaer and the Golden Knights dropped the first game by the score of 3-0, but came back to win the second game 4-1. Clarkson now has a 15-4 overall record and is 9-3 in the Liberty League while RPI is 15-11 overall and 14-4 in conference games. The first game was a pitcher's duel with junior Ian Castle for Clarkson and Jared Jenson for RPI pitching shutouts through the first six innings. The Engineers would finally break through with three runs in the top of the seventh on three hits. That would be all Jenson needed as he got three straight outs in the bottom of the inning to complete the shutout. Castle would finish with seven innings pitched, giving up three runs on eight hits and three strikeouts. RPI would open the second game just like they had finished the first, with the Engineers picking up a run in the top of the first on one hit. Clarkson would get their first run of the day in the bottom of the frame. Sophomores Paul Ludden and Chris Miller hit consecutive singles and then an RPI error on a ball hit by freshman Will Coleman drove in Ludden to tie the game. The Green and Gold would take their first lead two innings later. Consecutive singles by senior John Coleman and Ludden opened the inning and one out later a groundout by junior Greg Jasek scored Coleman. Will Coleman followed that up with a single of his own to score Ludden and give Clarkson a 3-1 lead. Clarkson would tack on one more in the fourth inning when consecutive RPI errors allowed junior Anthony Padrazo to score. That would be the last of the scoring as sophomore Dom Pirro and Will Coleman did not allow an RPI run in the final eight innings. Pirro pitched the first seven innings, scattering six hits while only allowing the single run and Coleman pitched the final two frames and did not give up a single hit. The two teams will play two more games tomorrow starting at 12:00 noon. 

CANTON BEATS BROCKPORT IN DOUBLEHEADER SWEEP

The SUNY Canton baseball team swept host Alfred State College 3-1 and 9-5 on Saturday afternoon. Game 1: Chris Roenbeck (Plattsburgh, NY) doubled to right field to score Seth Douglas (Reedsburg, WI) in the top of the fourth. The Roos would add two more runs in the fifth to spot the pitching staff a 3-0 lead. Wilson Matos (Brooklyn, NY) reached on an error in the fifth to score Chris Jones (Deerfield  Beach, FL) and Douglas used a base hit to bring Matos across.  The Pioneers would bring across a run in the bottom half of the fifth but John Mancini (Scotia, NY) came on to close the door throwing two innings of one hit ball to earn his first save of the season. Travis Bigelow (Ottawa, ON) earned the win on the mound tossing five innings surrendering just four hits and one earned run. Game 2: The Roos jumped out to a quick start in the nightcap plating three in the top of the first on a Douglas three-run homer scoring Matos and Christian Nazario-Cruz (Naguabo, Puerto Rico).  Alfred State scored four runs plating one in the second, two in the third and one in the fourth to take a 4-3 lead. SUNY Canton knotted the game at four in the top of the fifth with a solo shot from Matos.  The teams would take the 4-4 tie into extra innings as neither team could score a run in the sixth or seventh. The Roos came through with their biggest inning of the day scoring five runs in the eighth. Vinny Bondinello (Egg Harbor, NJ) bunted home Jesse Barton (Belle Glade, FL). Jones followed with a base hit to left plating Bondinello. Matos doubled home a pair of runs and Douglas rounded out the scoring with a single to score Matos.  Alfred State would bring one run across in the bottom of the inning Mancini closed out the game for the win.  Mancini finished off a solid day earning a save and win in two appearances on the day. He threw one inning giving up two hits and one earned run. Derek Harkin (Ottawa, ON) earned the no-decision.

Friday, April 17, 2015

POTSDAM CAPTURES FIRST WIN IN BEATING SARANAC LAKE 8-3


Saranac Lake midfielder Taylor Murray (9) fights for possession of the ball surrounded by Potsdam defensemen in front of the Sandstoners goal.  Potsdam edged out to leads of 2-1 after the first quarter and 3-2 at the half, before taking control with three straight markers to open the third frame. Billy Bergan posted a pair of goals and an assist, while Cameron Talcott and Keenan O’Gorman and Cameron Talcott added two goals apiece in lifting Potsdam to its first win of the season, beating Saranac Lake 8-3. Sam Woods and Max Warden also scored single goals for the Sandstoners. D.J. Morgan scored for Saranac Lake (0-4). (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Canton beats potsdam in season opener 15-9


Potsdam’s Connor Prosper (23) takes a big swing to try and put the ball into play. The Sandstoners would fight from behind by knocking three runs in the bottom of the first, after giving up six runs to Canton earlier in the inning.  In the Bears' season opener, Canton would move on to beat the Sandstoners 15-9. (Jason Aubrey photo)  Game Gallery

NCNCSN friday Headlines

Boys Baseball: P-H Sweeps Pair; B-M, N-N, Canton Win
Girls Softball: Wildcats, SLC Win in 9th; Malone Wins 4-3
Women's Softball: Potsdam, Plattsburgh Drop Twinbills
Boys Lacrosse:Potsdam Wins First;Canton, Salmon Win
Girls Lacrosse: Salmon Beats Massena, Ties For First
Women's Lacrosse: Union Nips SLU, Clarkson Falls

Canton tops potsdam 17-1

Potsdam’s Kelsey Green (12) tosses a pitch against Canton.  Canton jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the first inning, then outscored Potsdam 9-1 over the final four innings in a 17-1 victory. (Jason Aubrey photo) Game Gallery

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Green Demons win thriller over e-k cougars 11-10


Edwards-Knox's Thomas White (6) tags a Hermon-DeKalb runner at second base for the out. With the Cougars up 10-4, the Green Demons rallied for seven runs in their final at bat, winning 11-10 on a walkoff  to earn their first win in three years.  H-D's Hunter Woodrow had a two-run homerun in the 5th inning and an RBI double in the 7th frame to tie the game.  Patrick Woodrow sprinted home on a passed ball to provide the game-winning walk-off run. Devon Sharlow and Tyler Jandreau notched two hits for the Cougars in their season opener.  (Brock Simons photo) Game Gallery

wildcats down red raiders in season opener in 8-3 win


Massena's Devin Page (10) launches a ball into rightfield for a base hit. Gouverneur earned key runs early in the game to defeat the Red Raiders 8-3 and open their season with a victory. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

TAVERNIA NO-HITTER LEADS
B-M PANTHERS PAST sALMON 


Salmon River's David Roundpoint (6) tags Brushton-Moira's Austin Tavernia (24) to record the second out of the third inning.  The Panthers scored quickly in delivering 14-1 interdivisional victory over Salmon River. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

NNCSN THURSDAY Headlines

Boys Baseball: H-D Upsets E-K; Wildcats Trip Massena
Girls Softball: Larries, E-K, Lisbon, Heuv.,Hammond Win
Women's Softball:SLU Beats Canton 7-3;Clarkson Splits
Girls Lacrosse: Heuvelton Nips Canton; Salmon Wins
Women's Lacrosse: Canton Tops Alfred University 15-6

Cougars RACE to 14-3 win over h-d green demons


Hermon-DeKalb’s Danielle Kerr (24) connects with the ball.  The Cougars opened up their 2015 season with a solid 14-3 victory in West Division action. Edwards-Knox pitcher Mikayla Bacon kept the Green Demons off balance and collected 12 strikeouts in the Cougars’ season debut. On the offensive side, Mackenzie Hall delivered four hits including two triples in the Cougars’ road win.  (Brock Simons photo)  Game Gallery

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Sandstoners pull away from red raiders for win


Massena's Devin Kelley turns and rips a shot through three Potsdam defenders to tie the game at 8-8 in the second half.  Potsdam's Kalie Grant continued to wield the hot stick for Potsdam with seven goals.  Hannah Drechsel added three goals and Matisyn Beamer tallied twice.  Devin Kelly and Kyrsten Stone scored four goals each for Massena.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

St. Lawrence Central downs sandstoners 13-4


Potsdam's Billy Bergan (21) and St. Lawrence Central's Brody Simons (5) battle for possession of the ball on the midfield line.  Jake Sutton blasted four goals, while Drew Rose and Isaiah Lyon each tallied twice for the Larries.  Sam Woods produced three goals to lead Potsdam.  St. Lawrence Central beat Potsdam 13-4 in a non-league matchup on Wednesday.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

CLARKSON splits double with r.i.t. in 7-5 loss, 3-1 win


Clarkson's Will Coleman (8) sends the ball into center field to earn a single and place a runner onto third base. The Golden Knights dropped the first game to the RIT Tigers 7-5 then came back to claim victory in the nightcap 3-1. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery
 

A dominant pitching performance in the second game helped the Clarkson baseball team split a doubleheader with RIT at Jack Phillips Stadium. The Tigers won the first game by the score of 7-5, while the Golden Knights came away with a 3-1 victory in the second game. Clarkson is now 14-3 overall on the year and has an 8-2 Liberty League record while RIT is 13-5 and is 7-2 in conference play. Clarkson looked like they had the first game won after a double by senior John Coleman put the Green and Gold ahead 5-2 heading into the bottom of the seventh. However, three straight RIT singles to start the inning loaded the bases. After a Clarkson pitching change, RIT scored a run on a hit batter and then their left fielder, Will Gorman hit a grand slam to give RIT a 7-5 lead. RIT would retire three straight hitters in the bottom of the seventh to take the win. The Golden Knights would take the lead in top of the third in the second game when a single by sophomore Chris Miller drove in the first two runs of the game. RIT got one run back in the bottom of the fourth . But freshman Will Coleman was able to strike out Gorman and get the next hitter to line out to left to snuff out the threat. Clarkson added an insurance run in the top of the seventh when a double by Miller scored sophomore Paul Ludden and Coleman closed the door with three straight strikeouts in the bottom half of the frame. Junior Joe Rooney started the second game for Clarkson, giving up just a single run in five innings with six strikeouts. Coleman pitched the final two innings, racking up five strikeouts in route to his first collegiate save. 

 

NCSN WEDNESDAY eadlineS

Boys Baseball: Eight-Run Second Inning Spurs Flyers
Girls Softball: Brushton-Moira Rolls Past Colts 10-0
Men's Baseball: Clarkson, Canton Split; SLU Shut Out
Women's Softball: St. Lawrence Splits With R.I.T. 1-0, 0-5
Boys Lacrosse: St. Lawrence Rises To Down Potsdam
Girls Lacrosse: Potsdam Stops Massena in 13-9 Victory
Men's Lacrosse:Plattsburgh Tops Clarkson;Canton Falls

Norwood-Norfolk downs
PP-H panthers in opener


Parishville-Hopkinton’s Garret Hayes (11) looks to get a secondary lead at first base during their game against Norwood-Norfolk.  Zach Benware laced four hits in leading the Flyers.  Tristan St. Andrews, Tristen Harvey and Peter Jarvis all cracked two hits for the Flyers in their season opener. (Jason Aubrey photo)  Game Gallery
 


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

NCNCSN tuesday Headlines

Boys Baseball: Heuvelton Sweeps; Larries, Salmon Win
Men's Baseball: Plattsburgh Splits; Canton Falls 3-2
Girls Softball: Colts Nip Saints in 9th; O.F.A, Rockets Win
Women's Softball: Plattsburgh Tops Potsdam 3-1, 12-4
Boys Lacrosse: O.F.A., Salmon River, Massena Win
Men's Lacrosse: Potsdam Roars Past Oswego 16-5
Women's Lacrosse: Potsdam Drops 14-8 Decision

Huskies rally late TO BEAT MASSENA 7-2 IN 2015 OPENER


Malone’s Brooke Reville (16) launches a ball deep into center field to earn a double.  Malone scored for runs in the sixth inning for a 7-2 win.  Alissa McCauley tossed a three-hitter and struck out seven, but it was the Huskies’ sixth inning rally that blew open the game for a 7-2 Malone win in the season opener at Massena. Malone led 3-2 before the key sixth-inning rally. Brooke Reville led the Huskies’ attack with two hits – a single and a double. McCauley and Brittany Streeter each doubled for the Raiders, while Abbey Paduano had an RBI single.(Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery




Massena's quick scoring downs huskies 8-4 in opener


Massena second baseman Bailey Hewlett (2) leaps to snag the high throw from home plate, but was unable to stop Malone’s Jordan Boyea (1) from reaching second base in time. The Red Raiders put together a strong fourth inning, racking up four runs to take a 5-1 lead over the Huskies. Massena held on, despite a late Malone rally to capture an 8-4 win in the season opener. (Jenne photo) Game Gallery

plattsburgh sweeps bears in double header 3-1, 12-4


SUNY Plattsburgh’s Hope VanBrocklin (11) slides into second base after SUNY Potsdam second baseman Alexis Lerman has the ball slip from her glove.  Plattsburgh swept Potsdam 3-1, 12-4.(Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

MASSENA Raiders THWART larries' rally for 6-5 win


St. Lawrence Central attacker Drew Rose (16) drives a shot on goal, but the blast bounces off the post.  Rose led all scorers with two goals. The Larries rallied late, but just fell short in a 6-5 loss at Massena. The Red Raiders built a 4-2 lead, then had to fend off St. Lawrence Central’s late surge for a 6-5 win. Nick Henrie tossed in one goal and assisted on three others in helping keep Massena undefeated at 2-0 league, 3-0 overall. Seko Rourke, Brendan Broderick, Hunter Pyke, Evan Kassian and Kenrick Angus netted also netted single scores. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

b-m panthers pounce on bulldogs in opener 17-0


Chateauguay pitcher Caitlyn McCillicuddy (2) tosses the ball to first basemen Emily Dwyer (7) for an out.  The Panthers’ Emily O’Connor tossed a five-inning no-hitter in a game shortened by the 15-run mercy rule, in the season opener. The game also marked the return of the Panthers to the East Division, after a year in the Central Division as part of the Section X division-balancing rotation. (Jason Aubrey photo)  Game Gallery

 

Monday, April 13, 2015

NCSN Monday Headlines

Boys Baseball: Heuvelton Opens With 9-2 Win vs.Lisbon
Girls Softball: Hammond Raps Eagles; Heuvelton Wins
Women's Softball: Clarkson Sweeps Canton: 6-4 & 9-0
Boys Lacrosse: Ogdensburg Outlasts Indian River 12-10
Girls Lacrosse: Canton,Potsdam,Massena Pick Up Wins

CLARKSON sweepS CANTON
6-4, 9-0 in double HEADER


SUNY Canton’s Annie Sharlow (22) hits a shot to rightfield in the Roos doubleheader against Clarkson. The Golden Knights won both games in the twinbill against the Roos. The first game was a 6-4 victory.  The second game was 9-0. (Jason Aubrey photo)  Game Gallery
 




Heuvelton scores four in second inning for first win


Heuvelton's second baseman Josh Trathen (20) tags out a Lisbon base runner at second to record the first out of the second inning.  Heuvelton pitcher Mike Martin fanned 11 Lisbon batters in leading the Bulldogs to a 9-2 win on opening day.  Ben Jacobs and Jordan Macaulay each rapped two singles for Heuvelton. Logan Matthews singled three times for Lisbon.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Heuvelton'S tough defense ANCHORS WIN OVER lisbon


Lisbon's Amanda Mae (catcher) throws the ball to first base where the runner is caught off base to end the fourth inning.  Heuvelton's Paige McCormick drilled a home run and twirled a no-hitter with 15 strikeouts in guiding the Bulldogs to a 5-0 win. Katie Palmer stroked three hits for the Bulldogs in the season opener.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Potsdam scores eight quick goals in win vs. o.f.a.


Potsdam's Courtney DiTullio (10) and Ogdensburg's Taylor Smith (10) battle for possession of the ball near the Sandstoners net. Potsdam's Kalie Grant logged eight goals in powering Potsdam to a 14-7 victory.  Hannah Drechsel pitched in five goals and three assists, while Matisyn Beamer buried the other goal.  O.F.A. was led by Danielle Guimond who produced four goals and two assists. Sky Hoover tallied twice.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

CANTON ROLLS PAST SARANAC LAKE IN 12-2 LEAGUE VICTORY


Players from Canton and Saranac Lake scramble for the ground ball near the sideline.  Mimi Husinec scored give times as Canton rolled over Saranac Lake.Angelina Vecchio also scored two goals and provided three assists as the Bears improved to 1-1.  (Jason Aubrey photo)  Game Gallery

Saturday, April 11, 2015

st. lawrence women top clarkson with home run 2-1


St. Lawrence University's Aisha O'Connor (10) just beats the throw to first base to earn a single and advance a runner into scoring position on second.  St. Lawrence edges Clarkson 2-1 in a tight opener, but Clarkson pounded S.L.U. 9-1 in the nightcap.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery


NCSN WEEKEND HeadlineS

Men's Baseball: Clarkson Sweeps, S.L.U., Canton Split
Women's Softball: Clarkson, SLU Split; Bears,Cards Fall
Boys Lacrosse: Salmon River, Massena, Canton Wina>
Girls Lacrosse: Shamrocks Open With Win; O.F.A. Falls
Men's Lacrosse: Clarkson, SLU Win; Cards, Roos Bow
Women's Lacrosse: SLU, Canton Win; CU, Potsdam Fall

salmon river OPENS WITH BIG WIN VS. HEUVELTON 18-4


Heuvelton's Olivia St. Pierre (21) breaks free to score the lone first-half goal for the Lady Bulldogs late in the half.&n  Salmon River was able to control possession of the ball for most of the game, opening with a 10-1 run, en route to an 18-4 win over Heuvelton. The Shamrocks demonstrated a heightened scoring prowess to open the season behind the five-goal performance of Jacelyn Lazore. Mirabella Lazore added three goals, while Chrissy Benedict, Trysten Burns and Morgan Thompson hit the mesh twice. Heuvelton was led by Olivia St. Pierre with two goals, while Carin Sherwood and Alex Steele scored once each.(Brock Simons photo) Game Gallery

roos top saints in 1st game 8-3; SAINTS WIN NIGHTCAP 4-0


St. Lawrence University's Andrew Schrevack(28) snags the ball that just beats SUNY Canton's Brandon Welch (42) for the out at first base.  The Kangaroos came back to win the first of two games 8-3.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

massena storms past sandstoners with 16-1 win


Potsdam's Max Warden (23) tangles with a Massena midfielder to regain possession of the ball after a faceoff.  The Red Raiders defeated the Sandstoners 16-1.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery