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Saturday, June 14, 2014

NCSN SaturDAY Headlines

Boys Baseball: Heuvelton Falls to Hancock in Semifinal
Girls Softball: Heuv. Wins Semifinal, Falls to Fort Ann 8-2

Heuvelton baseball falls TO HANCOCK IN state semi 3-1


The Heuvelton baseball team fell to Hancock 3-1, despite a one-hit, one-walk pitching performance from hurler Mike Martin. However, the Bulldogs gave up all three unearned runs on errors, seeing their 17-game winning streak come to an end in the New York State Class D baseball semifinals in Binghamton. Mike Martin was also awarded with a state sportsmanship award before the opening pitch. The Heuvelton Bulldogs finished the season with an impressive 18-3 overall record. (NCSN Photo)

Heuvelton Softball Wins semifinal in 10 innings 7-6


Arkport Central’s Gabby Merry (10) slides into second base under the tag to advance into scoring position for the Blue Jays into the tenth inning. Paige McCormick drove in the game winning run in the 10th inning to win 7-6. The Heuvelton Bulldogs battled rallied three times to come back from the brink of elimination to beat Arkport 7-6 in the New York State semifinal. (Cody Jenne Photo) Game Gallery

Bulldogs fall to fort ann in STATE class d final 8-2


The Heuvelton Bulldogs celebrate a 21-1 season with there New York State Class D runner up plaque. Heuvelton struck first in the first inning off the double RBI from Paige McCormick but the Cardinals came back strong scoring five in the fourth inning to gain the championship victory 8-2 (Cody Jenne Photo) Game Gallery

Saturday, June 7, 2014

NCSN SaturDAY Headlines

Boys Baseball: Heuvelton Advances to Final 4, OFA Falls
Girls Softball: OFA Season ends, bows to Mechanicville

Heuvelton Nips Lake Placid 4-3; Advances To Final 4


Heuvelton’s Jack Palmer laces a line drive into rightfield for a single. The Bulldogs advanced to the New York State Final Four for the first time in eight years, with a nail-biting 4-3 victory over the Lake Placid Blue Bombers in the New York State Region II championship (state quarterfinal). But the final inning did not end without a few anxious moments and a bit of controversy. Eight Bulldogs collected a total of 11 hits in pulling out the win. Palmer tossed five scoreless innings, then gave way to Mike Martin for the final two frames. Dylan Liscum led the Bulldogs with three singles, while Martin slashed a double and a single and Palmer scored twice on a pair of singles. Heuvelton built a 4-0 lead, before Placid rallied in the late innings. With Heuvelton clinging to a 4-3 lead, one out in the bottom of the seventh inning and Lake Placid runners on second and third base, Bomber Ryan Damp looped the fly ball to the outfield. Heuvelton rightfielder Joe McDonnell raced in and juggled the ball up into the air, but managed to hang on. He then relayed the ball to the infield.  More Details  (Cody Jenne Photo)  Game Gallery

O.F.A. Bows To Schalmont in N.Y.S. Region II Final


Ogdensburg’s Kinnon LaRose (30) tags out Schalmont’s Dominic Toma (3) on the play at second base. Through five innings, the Blue Devils held a 2-1 lead over the Schalmont Sabres, before the “roof caved in” on their post-season hopes. Schalmont rallied for four runs in the sixth inning, then racked up six runs in their final at-bats to lock down and 11-2 victory in the New York State Class B Region II championship (state quarterfinal). After four perfect innings, Schalmont pitcher Greg Musk held the Blue Devils to just three hits, while overall striking out 12 batters in hurling the win. Ogdensburg gained a 2-1 lead in the fifth inning on a suicide squeeze bunt by John Rogers and an infield error. Through the first five innings, Devils’ pitcher Kinnon LaRose had allowed just one earned run and four hits. LaRose also contributed a double, while Jared Barr and Eric Pinkerton each had singles to account for the Blue Devils three hits. O.F.A. closed out its 2014 campaign at 11-5 overall. (Drew Gearsbeck Photo) Game Gallery

O.F.A. Softball Season Ends at Hands of Mechanicville


Ogdensburg’s Riley Luckie (11) makes contact and sends the ball into centerfield for one of just five hits the Blue Devils could muster. Ogdensburg suffered through 12 errors and were unable to string together enough hits to mount any scoring, bowing to perennial state contender Mechanicville 10-0 in the New York State Class B Region II championship. The Red Raiders’ Kirsten Alonso fanned seven Blue Devils and allowed just five hits in sinking O.F.A. The Devils finished with a 10-7 record overall this season. (Cody Jenne Photo) Game Gallery

Friday, June 6, 2014

NCSN FRIDAY Headlines

Boys Baseball: Massena, Heuvelton, OFA Win in States!
Girls Softball: Heuvelton Advances to NYS Final Four!

O.F.A. Beats Saranac 8-5 in Class B State Regional


Saranac Central’s Austin Stanley (37) makes contact with the ball for the base hit to start the second inning. Ogdensburg bats came alive in the last three innings to earn an 8-5 win over the Section VII Champion Saranac Central Chiefs in the New York State Class B Region II Semifinal at St. Lawrence University in Canton. Both teams capitalized on walks and wild pitches to draw to a 4-4 tie. Saranac notched four runs on consecutive walks and a two-run single Caleb Keysor to tie the contest in the top of the fourth. However, the Blue Devils answered in the bottom of the frame by rapping five consecutive hits that produced four runs off Chiefs’ reliever Nate Stanton. O.F.A.’s Dakota Brady lined an RBI single and John Tayler lasered a two-run double over the left fielder to plate game-winning scores. When Saranac loaded the bases with two out in the seventh, Kinnon LaRose came on in relief of Blue Devils starter Seth Pinkerton to lock down the victory. Ogdensburg, now 11-5 overall, advances to face Section II Champion Schalmont in the Region II Championship game (state quarterfinal) on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at St. Lawrence University.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

HEUVELTON EARNS STATE WIN

HEUVELTON 14, OPPENHEIM-EPHRATA 0
Heuvelton’s Mike Martin hurled a five-hit, nine-strikeout shutout and got plenty of run production from the Bulldog lineup in a 14-0 rout of Section II Class D Champion Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville in the New York State Class D Regional semifinal game at Shuttleworth Park in Amsterdam. Aiden Scagel, Andrew Woodard, Dylan Liscum and Cole Piercey all produced two hits each. Every batter in the lineup chipped in an RBI. With the win, the 17-2 Bulldogs return home to face Section VII Champion Lake Placid in a 1:00 p.m. game on Saturday at St. Lawrence University.

Massena Squeezes 3-2 Win vs. Peru in State Regional


Peru’s Alex Beaudette (6) sends the ball down the third-base line for a hit. With a dramatic finish in the bottom of the eighth inning, the Massena Red Raiders came from behind and downed the Section VII Champion Peru Indians in the New York State Class A Region II semifinal at St. Lawrence University in Canton. Peru got on the scoreboard first when Blake Altizer raced home on Jon Plesser-Blair’s safety squeeze bunt. Massena also played the squeeze-bunt option in the next inning, when Patrick Manning doubled, Logan Deshane sacrificed him to third and J.P. Reagan perfectly executed to bunt dribbler. The Indians restored the lead in the top of the fourth when Tristan Archambault drilled an RBI double to right-centerfield. With their backs to the wall in the bottom of the seventh, the Raiders Isaac Ward singled, Tyler Haas reached on a bunt and Cameron Marsh advanced the runners on a sac-bunt. Ward scored the crucial tying run on an infield error. Massena starter Rory Corcoran pitched 7⅓ strong innings, before giving way to reliever Jake Vierno who’s third pitch turned a much-needed double play to end the Indians’ extra-inning threat. Massena also played errorless defense to hold Peru to a 2-2 tie. In the decisive bottom of the eighth, Bailey Hewlett opened with a single and advanced to second on another throwing error. Isaiah Dillabough dug out a low fast ball and scorched an RBI single to rightfield for the thrilling walk-off victory for the Raiders who improved to 14-3. Massena advances to face Section II Champion Averill Park at 1:00 Saturday at St. Rose College in Albany.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery
 

Heuvelton Rallies To Edge Hamilton 4-3 in Extra Inning


Heuvelton’s Natalie Barr (8) beats the tag by the Hamilton second baseman to advance into scoring position. In a battle of undefeated champions, it took eight innings, but the Section X Heuvelton Bulldogs pulled off a dramatic 4-3 victory over the state’s top-ranked team Hamilton in the New York State Region II Class D Championship (state quarterfinal) at SUNY Potsdam. Paige McCormick scattered eight hits and fanned 12 batters over the first five innings. Alexis Weider, who had been in a vehicle rollover earlier in the week, pitched a crucial strikeout to stymie Hamilton’s bases-loaded threat in the sixth inning. Hannah Thornhill got the Bulldogs on the scoreboard in the bottom of the fist inning with a long towering two-run home run to leftfield. With the Bulldogs down a run, Logan Tallman got the winning rally started in extra innings when she notched her second hit of the game off Becca Rogers who also fanned 12 and surrendered just four hits. Alexis Sawyer then singled and Hannah Thornhill worked a walk. Tallman tied the game 3-3 on a wild pitch. McCormick then hit a sacrifice fly to win the contest. Heuvelton (20-0) advances to face Section V Champion Arkport-Pine Valley in the New York State Final Four on Saturday, June 14th at 9:00 a.m. in South Glens Falls. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

 

Saturday, May 31, 2014

NCSN SATURDAY Headlines

Boys Baseball: Heuvelton Repeats Class D Champions
Girls Softball: Heuvelton Repeats Class D Champions
Boys Lacrosse: Massena, Salmon River Fall in States

HEUVELTON UNLEASHES 7-RUN THIRD TO BEAT HARRISVILLE


Harrisville’s Kevin Kapfer (11) drives the ball into the hole in centerfield for a base hit.  Kapfer lead Harrisville with two hits.  The Heuvelton Bulldogs piled up seven runs in the third inning to back the combined nine-strikeout pitching performances of Jack Palmer and Mike Martin in defeating the Harrisville Pirates 10-3 in the Section X Class D Championship. Martin gained the save by fanning five batters over the final three scoreless innings. The Heuvelton defense also did its job with errorless baseball. “We had one bad inning early. That’s all it takes,” said Harrisville Coach Shane Countryman. “They got some big plays. We had chances and just didn’t get it done. We had a good season.” The key to Heuvelton’s win included five runs before the first out in the third inning. Jordan Macaulay had two hits, while Chris Sullivan registered a double and scored a run. Heuvelton advances to the Region II semifinal next Friday against Section II champion Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville. The Pirates closed out at 15-2 overall and a regular-season co-championship.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

HEUVELTON OUTLASTS COLTS 3-1 IN CLASS D CHAMPIONSHIP


Colton-Pierrepont’s Mikayala Reed (2) sends the ball deep into leftfield, but the ball is caught to record the final out of the game. Colton-Pierrepont scored first, but top-seeded Heuvelton answered with three runs and a shutout pitching performance the rest of the way to beat the Colts 3-1 to successfully defend their Section X Class D championship at SUNY Potsdam. It was the sixth title for the Bulldogs. Heuvelton pitcher Paige McCormick held the second-seeded Colts to just three hits and two walks, while striking out 10 Colts batters and keeping their aggressive running off the base paths. Colton-Pierrepont closed out its season at 13-4. For the second year in a row, the Bulldogs will advance to state playoff action.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

 

Cazenovia Holds To Beat Salmon River 7-4 in States


Cazenovia Jacob Maxwell (24) drills a shot on goal, but the ball just bounces off the crossbar. The Cazenovia Lakers outdueled the Salmon River Shamrocks 7-4 on a pair of fourth-quarter goals by Cole Willard. The loss was the first for the Shamrocks.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

J-D's Solid First Half Sinks Massena in State Playoffs


Massena’s Jordan Robert (12) looks to steal the ball from Jamesville-Dewitt's Ryan MeKee (4) at midfield. Jamesville-Dewitt unleashed 10 second-period goals, en route to an 18-4 win over Massena.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Friday, May 30, 2014

NCSN FRIDAY Headlines

Boys Baseball: LaRose Grand Slam Lifts O.F.A. To Title
Girls Softball: Major Rally Lifts O.F.A. To Class B Title
Boys Track: Malone Repeats Sectional Title; Flyers 2nd
Girls Track: Canton Wins 2014 Track Title; Malone 2nd

Malone Repeats Track Title; n-n 2nd, Wildcats 3rd


Ogdensburg’s Taylor Bouchard explodes off the line in the triple jump event. The Malone Huskies captured the Section X Division I Championship. The Norwood-Norfolk Flyers places second and took home the Section X Division II title. Dylan Lavoie won the steeplechase and Tehatakenta Boots captured both the shot put and the 3,200 relay in helping guide the Huskies to the title. Norwood-Norfolk’s Kyle Fulk was the winner of the 1,600 and 3,200 meter events, while Connor Levison captured the 110 hurdles and 400 hurdles in the Flyers’ wins. Ebuka Ononye won the 100 and 400 meter events for Potsdam.  (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Meet Gallery

 


Canton Reclaims Track Title; Huskies 2nd, n-n 3rd


The Canton Golden Bears captured the Section X Division II Spring Track championship banner. The Bears also won the Sectional meet, finishing with 201 points overall. Malone finished in a distant second with 117 points, while Norwood-Norfolk (52 points), Potsdam (48 points), and Tupper Lake (47 points) rounded out the top five.  Canton athletes dominated the points positions. Laura Pierce wrapped up the title in the 1,500 and 3,000-meter run. Claire Olin swept the long jump and 100 meters. Lindsay Proulx captured the 110 hurdles, Gemma DelRossi bested the 800 meters and Morgan Rosser claimed the triple jump. Malone’s Rebekkah Bond was the lone three-event winner with victories in the steeplechase, 400 and 400 hurdles.
(Cody Jenne photo)  Meet Gallery

 

LaRose's Grand Slam Lifts O.F.A. Past Potsdam 5-3


Potsdam’s Connor Prosper (23) bunts for a base hit in the fourth inning. O.F.A. defeated Potsdam 5-3 for the Section X Class B Championship. (Shonn Surber photo) Game Gallery

16-Run Outbursts Launches O.F.A. Class B Crown


Ogdensburg’s Riley Luckie (11) raps a line drive RBI double over Canton third baseman Jen Wilcox. The Blue Devils sent 19 batters to the plate in the third inning and scored 16 runs, capped by Jillian Lincoln’s grand slam. The Devils went on to defeat the Golden Bears 21-1 for the Section X Class B championship.  (Camron Waters photo)  Game Gallery

Thursday, May 29, 2014

NCSN THURSDAY Headlines

Boys Baseball: B-M Wins C Title; Pirates, Bulldogs Win
Girls Softball: Larries Win C Title; Heuvelton, Colts Win
Girls Lacrosse: Massena, Potsdam Fall In State Playoffs

Larries Outlast Panthers
6-3 For Class C Title


 St. Lawrence Central’s Chelsea Savage (13) slides into third base and beats the throw to Brushton-Moira third baseman Paige DeBeer (18). St. Lawrence Central pitcher Lindsay Thayer struck out 13 batters, while surrendering just one walk and five hits in guiding the Larries to a 6-3 victory over top-seeded Brushton-Moira for the Larries’ third straight Section X Class C championship. Thayer also delivered three hits including a double, one RBI in three runs scored. After a scoreless game through two innings, St. Lawrence Central scored a pair of runs in the third. However, the Panthers tied the game in the bottom of the inning. SLC restored the lead in the fifth inning, then added to their lead with another pair of runs in the sixth. Brushton-Moira pitcher Emily O’Connor struck out 11, but gave up seven hits in the loss. The Panthers closed out their season at 13-4, in its first year in the Central Division of the Northern Athletic Conference. St. Lawrence Central advances to face Section VII champion Ticonderoga on June th5 at 4:30 PM at SUNY Plattsburgh.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

COLTON-PIERREPONT WINS "d" SEMIFINAL VS. HAMMOND 15-0


Colton-Pierrepont’s Haley Hennessey drives the ball through the hole into centerfield for a single. Another strong pitching performance from Colton-Pierrepont’s Sabrina Johnson, stellar defense and aggressive base running led second-seeded Colton-Pierrepont over the #3-seeded Hammond Red Devils 15-0 in the Section X Class D semifinals. After failing to score on three hits in the first inning, the Colts plated five runs in the second inning, four more in the fourth and closed out the game with six runs in the fifth inning. Johnson struck out seven while allowing just three hits. Morgan Burns reached base four times, with three singles and a fielder’s choice. Dhe also scored two runs and collected five RBIs. Eve Whalen, Morgan Doyle and Haylee Hennessy each collected two hits for Colton-Pierrepont. The Colts advance to face top-seeded Heuvelton for the Class D championship on Saturday at 10:30 AM at SUNY Potsdam. Hammond season ended at 12-5 overall.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Heuvelton Squeezes By M-W Jackets 6-5 in Semifinal


A Heuvelton runner is out trying to steal second base on a laser throw from the Madrid-Waddington catcher. The Heuvelton Bulldogs escaped their second straight close encounter with a 6-5 victory over the Madrid-Waddington Yellow Jackets in the Section X Class D semifinals. Heuvelton’s Mike Martin fanned 11 batters in pitching the victory. Andrew Woodward delivered two hits and an RBI, while Dylan Viscum had an RBI double. Mike Thew led Madrid-Waddington with a pair of doubles. Heuvelton advances to face top-seeded Harrisville in the Class D championship game on Saturday at 10:30 AM at St. Lawrence University. Madrid-Waddington drew is season to a close at 10-6.  (Camron Waters photo)  Game Gallery

HEUVELTON SCORES EARLY TO BEAT LISBON 14-1 IN SEMIFINAL


A close play at first base, but the Lisbon defense gets a Heuvelton runner at the bag. Heuvelton pitchers Paige McCormick and Alexis Weidner combined for a one-run, two-hitter in guiding the Bulldogs to a 14-1 victory over the Lisbon Golden Knights in the Section X Class D semifinals. Heuvelton scored the bulk of its runs in the first three innings. Weidner also chipped in three hits, while Alexis Sawyer rapped four singles and Hannah Thornhill laced three hits. Shelby Williams and Kristi Donnelly each contributed a pair of singles for the Bulldogs. Heuvelton will advance to face second-seeded Colton-Pierrepont in the Class D championship at 11:30 AM on Saturday at SUNY Potsdam. Lisbon ended its season at 10-6 overall.  (Camron Waters photo)  Game Gallery

 

Brushton-Moira Captures Class C Baseball Title 7-2


Brushton-Moira catcher Bryan Aubrey watches the pop up fall into his glove as he makes a spectacular sliding catch into the backstop. A strong pitching performance by Brushton-Moira’s Jacob St. Mary help guide the Panthers to a 7-2 victory over the Norwood-Norfolk Flyers in the Section X Class C championship. St. Mary surrendered just five hits. Jon Kennedy smacked three hits, while Brian Aubrey chipped in two hits in leading the Panther attack. Second-seeded Norwood-Norfolk scored the game’s first run, but the Panthers scored seven consecutive runs in the fourth and fifth innings to secure the win. The top-seeded Panthers will draw first-round bye in the New York State playoffs, then will face either Ticonderoga or Hoosic Valley in the state quarterfinals on June 7th in Amsterdam, NY. Norwood-Norfolk closed its season at 11-4 overall.  (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

HARRISVILLE ADVANCES PAST MORRISTOWN IN SEMIFINAL 5-1


Harrisville’s Tim Fowler (3) awaits the throw as Morristown’s Karter VanArnum (11) slides safely into second base. Harrisville’s Jared Dreythaler lined four hits, while Byron Evans delivered two singles as the top-seeded Pirates dished out a 5-1 victory over the Morristown Green Rockets in the Section X Class D semifinals. Pirate pitcher Nathan Weaver fired eight strikeouts in the victory. Harrisville advances to the Class D championship game against Heuvelton on Saturday at 10:30 AM at St. Lawrence University. Morristown wrapped up its season at 10-7 overall.   (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery
 

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

NCSN WEDNESDAY Headlines

Boys Lacrosse:Massena, Salmon River Win Class Titles
Boys Baseball: Massena Wins "A"; Potsdam, O.F.A. Win
Girls Softball: Malone Wins A"; Canton, O.F.A. Advance

Massena Captures Class B Title in 15-5 Win vs. Potsdam


Potsdam’s Dylan Gruneisen (9) attempts to break free from Massena’s Dylan Stone (10) as he charges toward goal. The Massena Red Raiders exploded for nine goals in the first quarter, then cruised to a 15-5 victory over the Potsdam Sandstoners in the Section X Class B championship at SUNY Canton. The Raiders’ Nick Henrie anchored the strong start with three goals and four assists in the first 12 minutes of the contest. Henrie finished with six assists overall. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery
 


Salmon River Beats Canton for 7th Class C Title in row


Canton’s Isaac Thrasher (10) looks for an open shot on Salmon River goalkeeper Tazz Oakes (1). The Shamrocks forged their seventh straight Section X Class C title with a 22-8 victory over the Canton Golden Bears. Salmon River rolled out to an 8-2 lead after the first quarter and 13-6 at the half, before stretching the lead to 20-7 after the third frame. Allen Jacobs anchored the Shamrock attack with five goals and an assist, while Russ Oakes collected four goals and four helpers. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery


Massena Wins Pitchers' Duel 2-1 in Class A Finale


The Malone Huskies rally for a run in the top of the seventh inning, but are unable to score the equalizer.  Massena pitcher Rory Corcoran held the Malone Huskies to just four hits and relinquishing just one run in the seventh inning in engineering a 2-1 win in the Section X Class A Baseball Championship. (Bob LaRue photo)  Game Gallery

OGDENSBURG OUTLASTS CANTON 4-2 IN SEMIFINALS


Ogdensburg’s Jordan Miller (12) safely steals second base before Canton’s Dylan Scanlon (4) can slap the tag on him. Ogdensburg’s Cody Rolfe stroked a two RBI single and Dakota Brady smacked a home run in powering the Blue Devils to a 4-2 victory over the Canton Golden Bears in the Section X Class B semifinals. (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

fox's one-hitter leads rockets past cougars 12-1


Morristown’s Tyler Delosh (13) connects with the pitch, but flies out to rightfield. Morristown’s Jacob Fox pitched a one-hit gem in delivering the Green Rockets to a 12-1 victory over the Edwards-Knox Cougars in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

Malone Beats Massena 12-7 in Class A Championship


A pivotal four-run fourth inning broke open a two-run game and carried the Franklin Academy Huskies of Malone to a 12-7 victory over the Massena Red Raiders in the Section X Class A championship at SUNY Potsdam. The Huskies were led by Erin McDonald’s two-hit performance. Chelsea Streeter pace the Red Raiders with three hits.  (Bob LaRue photo)  Game Gallery

SALMON RIVER ADVANCES, POTSDAM OUSTED IN PLAY-IN


Canton’s Beth Pierson (17) creeps towards home, while keeping an eye on the Gouverneur defense. Pearson surrendered just five hits and struck out seven Wildcats as the Golden Bears shut out Gouverneur 5-0 in the Section X Class B semifinals. Canton’s Ciarra Wilmart made the best of two hits with two RBIs. Wildcat hurler Mackenzie Rowe countered by fanning 17 Golden Bears, but Gouverneur failed to capitalize on runners in all seven innings. (Camron Waters photo)  Game Gallery

LISBON OUTBURST SINKS E-K COUGARS IN QUARTERFINALS


A Lisbon base runner Clare Donaldson (14) beats the throw to third base (4). The Lisbon Golden Knights earned a berth in the Section X Class D Final Four, by knocking off the Edwards-Knox Cougars 14-5 in the quarterfinal round.  (Camron Waters photo)  Game Gallery

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

NCSN TUESDAY Headlines

Girls Lacrosse: Massena Wins Section X Championship
Boys Baseball: Harrisville, Heuvelton, M-W, B-M, N-N Win
Girls Softball: B-M, SLC, Heuvelton, C-P, Hammond Win

M-W Jackets Advance Past Lisbon in "D" Quarterfinal


Lisbon’s Joe Pellorin (7) slides back onto first base, beating the throw from Madrid-Waddington pitcher Zack Brock (18) to first baseman Collin Peacock (17). Brock twirled a three-hit shutout leading the Jackets to a 6-0 victory over Lisbon in the Class D quarterfinals. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

 

Heuvelton Staves Off P-H Panthers Upset Bid 8-6


Heuvelton’s Mike Martin slides safely into second base before Parishville-Hopkinton’s Lucas Snell (1) can apply the tag. After Parishville-Hopkinton posted a 4-1 lead in the third inning, the #2-seeded Heuvelton Bulldogs rallied for an 8-6 victory in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. Heuvelton pitcher Mike Martin struck out seven batters, in keeping the Panthers close. Dylan Viscum led the Bulldogs with two singles. Heuvelton will advance to face Madrid-Waddington in the Class D semifinals at 4:30 PM on Thursday. Parishville-Hopkinton closed its season at 6-9 overall.   (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

Massena Pulls Away To Win Section X Overall Title 10-3


Massena’s Devin Kelly (24) fires a shot at net, but Potsdam’s Katelyn Bloom (25) gets a piece of the ball to deflect the shot wide. The Red Raiders successfully defended their Section X overall championship with a 10-3 victory over the Potsdam Sandstoners in the 2014 title game at SUNY Canton. Trystan Burns led the Class B Champion Raiders with four goals, while Courtney Manley chipped in three goals and Mimi Lazore, Jacelyn Lazore and Shannon Casey posted a goal apiece.(Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

Fri.-Sat., May 24-25, 2014 - Memorial Day Weekend

TUPPER LAKE CAPTURES 2014 DIVISION II CHAMPIONSHIP


The Tupper Lake Lumberjacks were crowned the Section X Division II Champions, led by Riley Smell who shot 85, fourth best overall.   (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Meet Gallery 1    Meet Gallery 2     Meet Gallery 3    Golf Awards Gallery
 


DELISLE & DELISLE LEAD B-M EFFORT; DEVIN LEADS FIELD


Brushton-Moira’s Matt Delisle chips a shot toward the green. Matt and brother Devin Delisle fired the top two scores for the Panthers. Devin also carded the low score for the championship round on Friday at 79, one stroke ahead of O.F.A.'s Conor Hannan.  (Shonn Surber photo)

NCSN FRIDAY Headlines

Boys Golf: O.F.A., Tupper Win Divisional Golf Crowns
Boys Baseball:Potsdam Tops Massena 7-4 Non League

OGDENSBURG CAPTURES 2014 DIVISION I GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP


The Ogdensburg Blue Devils were crowned the Section X Division I Champions, receiving both the Division I regular-season and championship trophies. O.F.A. shot a meet-best 446 on Day 1 of the Section X Golf Championships at Potsdam Town and Country Club. Brushton-Moira’s Devin Delisle shot a 79 to lead the field.  (Drew Gearsbeck photo)

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Flyers Outlast Wildcats For CLOSE Win in Final Dual


Norwood-Norfolk’s Kim Stewart leaps off the board in her second attempt at the long jump event. The Flyers’ Kaycie Saucier pulled down first-place finishes in the 800, 1,500 and 3,000-meter races, while Breanna Hayes topped the 400, long jump and high jump in guiding Norwood-Norfolk to a tight 169-155 win on the road at Gouverneur. The dual determined third place in the division. The Flyers closed the regular season at 8-2 overall and a third-place finish. Ciara Spicer led Gouverneur by capturing wins in the 100 and 200-meter races. Gouverneur finished the season at 7-3 and fourth place in the 11-team standings.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Meet Gallery

Wildcats Gone Wild: First Reg. Season Title Since 1997


Norwood-Norfolk’s Connor Levison leaps over the third hurdle in the 110-meter hurdles in the final regular-season meet at Gouverneur. Three Wildcats were two-event winners – just enough to edge Norwood-Norfolk 123½-117½ and capture the first Gouverneur regular-season spring track-and-field title since 1997. The unbeaten Wildcats (10-0) were led by Adrian McShane who won the high jump and long jump, Alex Prespare who flung for distance in the shot put and discus, and Jose Flores who sprinted first in the 100 and 200-meter dashes. For the Flyers, Levison won the 110 and 400 hurdles. Norwood-Norfolk also had a shot of a share of the regular-season title, but finished at 8-2 overall.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Meet Gallery

NCSN THURSDAY Headlines

Girls Lacrosse: Potsdam Beats Canton For Class C Title
Boys Baseball: Flyers Sweep; SLC,Massena,Malone Win
Girls Softball: SLC, Canton Win; Chateaugay, N-N Split
Boys Track: Gouverneur Captures First Title Since 1997
Girls Track: N-N Flyers, Ogdensburg, M-W Jackets Win

Early Surge LIFTs Potsdam To Class C Championship


Potsdam’s Haley Clark (6) sprints down the sideline while Canton’s McKaylee Boak (17) attempts to poke the ball away. The Potsdam Sandstoners defended their Section X Class C Championship with a 7-4 win over the Golden Bears. Eight goals were scored within the first 10 minutes of play   (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

NCSN WEDNESDAY Headlines

Boys Lax Semis: Potsdam, Canton, Salmon, Mass. Win
Boys Baseball: Potsdam, Harrisville, Heuvelton Clinch
Girls Softball:Hammond, Malone Sweep;Harrisville Wins

Canton Pulls Away in 4th QTr. To Eliminate Larries


Canton's Cody Moore (25) attempts to attack the net, but get tangled up by St. Lawrence Central defender Ben Clark (18).  After leading 7-6 late in the third quarter, the Golden Bears broke open a four-goal lead, then held off the St. Lawrence Central Larries for a 12-8 victory in the Section X Class C semifinals in Canton. (Bob LaRue photo)  Game Gallery

Salmon River Jumps On Saranac Lake in Semifinal


Saranac Lake’s Blake Barnstein (11) races past Salmon River defender Bryston Burns (6) and charges toward the goal. A fast start for the Salmon River Shamrocks set the stage for an 18-3 victory to eliminate the Saranac Lake Red Storm in the Section X Class C semifinals. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Potsdam Rallies To Upset O.F.A. 10-9 in Semifinal


Ogdensburg’s Austin-Morley Sloan (1) drills a low shot on net, but the drive is kicked out by Potsdam goalie Chase Palmer (14). Potsdam overcame a 7-2 deficit in beating the Blue Devils 10-9 in the Section X Class C semifinals.  (Bob LaRue photo)  Game Gallery

Massena Drops Colton-Pierrepont 17-2 in Semifinal


Massena’s Zach Koszan (19) takes a shot and scores a goal over three Colton-Pierrepont defenders. The Red Raiders racked up an early 11-1 lead, then cruised to a 17-2 win over #4-seeded Colton-Pierrepont in the Section X Class B semifinals.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Heuvelton Earns Share of West Title With Pirates


Lisbon’s Logan Mathews (4) skies to pull down the throw and lands on second to secure the force out, before Heuvelton’s Josh Trathen (20) can reach the base. Heuvelton’s Mike Martin struck out six batters in pitching the Bulldogs to a 9-1 victory over Lisbon.  (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

West Champ Heuvelton Belts Lisbon in 16-0 Win


Heuvelton’s Logan Tallman (23) snares the throw and slaps the tag on Lisbon’s Rileigh Mee (5) for the out. Hannah Thornhill belted a grand slam and pitched a no-hitter as the Heuvelton Bulldogs defeated the Lisbon Golden Knights 16-0.  (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

NCSN TUESDAY Headlines

Girls Lacrosse Semifinals: Canton & Potsdam Advance
Boys Baseball: B-M Clinches East; Canton Trips Malone
Girls Softball: Malone Clinches Ctl.; Massena, M-W Win 2
Boys Golf: Ogdensburg Sweeps M-W Jackets, Potsdam
Boys Track: Tupper Sweeps Pair; Salmon Wins First
Girls Track: Canton Clinches Regular Season Title

Canton Girls EARN SECTION X Regular Season Title


Madrid-Waddington’s Megan McCall takes her first attempt in the triple jump. The Golden Bears continued their dominance with a 190-105 win over the Yellow Jackets, capping an undefeated campaign (10-0) with a regular-season league title.  (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Meet Gallery

M-W Jackets Capture 126-105 Win Over Canton Bears


Canton’s Tyler Trahan springs into the air during his long-jump attempt.  The Yellow Jackets also pulled away for a 126-105 victory over the Golden Bears. The Jackets improved to 5-4, while the Bears slipped to 5-5.  (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Meet Gallery

STATE TO DETERMINE PLANS, RULES FOR CHEERLEADING

From New York State Public High School Athletic Assn.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association conducted a Cheerleading Committee meeting today at the NYSPHSAA Office to discuss and evaluate all aspects of the sport. Recently, the State Board of Regents approved cheerleading as a sport.  Numerous topics were discussed at length and proposals were developed to bring forward for action at the NYSPHSAA Central Committee meeting July 29-31 in Lake Placid. Among them: coaching requirements for 2014-2015 winter season; practice requirements proposed to be 10 for team and 8 for individual.  Representation requirement: To be an eligible participant in at least two competitions during the defined season. The maximum number of competitions will be proposed as 12 with at least one night’s rest between competitions.  Two Divisions for competition based upon enrollment numbers. The committee also voted to continue to host regional invitational events during the 2014-2015 school year and consider a State Championship event to be held during the 2015-2016 school year.  The future of the State Championship event will be determined in the Fall of 2014.

Canton Rallies in Final 34 SecONDS To Win Semifinal


Heuvelton’s Renee Berut (11) cuts through two Canton defenders as she charges her way toward the goal. Canton’s Rachel Huntley scored four goals, including the game-winner with 20.4 seconds remaining to break an 11-11 tie to lift Canton to a 12-11 victory in the Section X Class C semifinals. Angelina Vecchio, Emily Pinckney and Tessa Knight supported the win with two goals each. Corine Sherwood and Olivia St. Pierre scored four goals each for Heuvelton.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Potsdam Fends Off O.F.A. Rally in 12-6 Semifinal Win


Potsdam’s Kalie Grant (8) and Ogdensburg’s Kelsi Donaldson (7) battle over possession of the ball at midfield. Hannah Dreschel fired four goals, while Grant racked up three goals and Kiona Loran scored twice in Potsdam’s 12-6 win in the Section X Class C semifinals. The Sandstoners had to weather third-quarter Blue Devils’ scoring spurt to gain the win. Sky Hoover tallied three goals for O.F.A. that ended its season at 6-11 overall. Potsdam’s Katelyn Bloom made three saves and Ogdensburg’s Marissa Foster stopped seven shots in net. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Monday, May 19, 2014

Heuvelton Eliminates Saranac Lake in Playoff


Saranac Lake gets a final shot and a goal to close out its 2014 campaign at Heuvelton. The bulldogs blew out to an 11-1 halftime lead, en route to a 14-4 win in the Section X Class C semifinals. Jackie Sovie racked up seven goals, while Olivia St. Pierre and Kylie Piercey each tallied twice in the Bulldogs’ win. Maddie St. Pierre. Corine Sherwood and Brooke Armstrong contributed single markers. Heuvelton goalie Heather Thompson turned aside five shots.  Third-seeded Heuvelton advances to face #2 seed Canton in the Section X semifinals on Tuesday at Canton High School. (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

Massena's Haas Deals Potsdam's First Lg. Loss 6-1


Massena's Tyler Haas (9) is out by a whisker at first base, after laying down a bunt.  The fire-balling Massena ace subdued the Sandstoners on just three hits while striking out five batters in a 6-1 Central Division win at Potsdam. Haas also had a pair of hits. The two teams split their season series 1-1. The loss was the first in league play for Potsdam (10-1 Central, 10-2 overall). Massena improved to 7-1 Division, 9-1 overall and stayed in contention for the division’s regular-season crown. Isaac Ward had the hot bat with three hits, including a double for the Raiders. Pitcher Will Coleman struck out 11 Raiders and delivered two of Potsdam’s three hits.  (Bob LaRue photo)  Game Gallery

NCSN MONDAY Headlines

Girls Lacrosse: O.F.A. Tips Salmon OT; Heuvelton Wins
Boys Baseball: Massena & Tupper Win, P-H Rallies
Girls Softball: Massena Sweeps; Lisbon, E-K, Colts Win
Boys Golf: Ogdensburg & Norwood-Norfolk Sweep
Boys Track: Norwood-Norfolk Downs Massena 162-69
Girls Track: Norwood-Norfolk Tops Massena 214-91

Colts Jump on St. Regis Falls For 22-0 East Victory


Colton-Pierrepont bats were hot, scoring 11 runs in the first inning, three in the second and eight in the third, en route to a 22-0 win over St. Regis. (LaRue photo)  Game Gallery

Fri.-Sun., May 16-18, 2014

Malone Wins VanDusen; Gouverneur & O.F.A. Tie 2nd


 Massena’s Andrew Brush takes his first attempt during the triple jump event.  Malone won the event with 119 points. Gouverneur and O.F.A. tied for second at 95 points. Brush won the long jump. Watertown's Matt Olney won the Pentathlon. Potsdam's Ebuka Onone won both the 100 and 400 meters. Norwood-Norfolk's Kyle Fulk won the 1600 and 3200 meters, while N-N's Connor Levison won the 110 and 400 hurdles. Tyler Bouchard of Ogdensburg won the high jump and triple jump. (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Meet Gallery

Canton Wins VanDusen; Malone 2nd; Indian River 3rd


Massena’s Allison Dix springs off the line during the long jump event. Among the multiple event winners: Rebekka Bond of Malone won the steeplechase, 200 and 400 meters. Canton's Morgan Rosser won the high jump and triple jump. Tupper Lake’s Katie Zurekwon the shot put and discus. Canton’s Laura Pierce took the 1600 meters, while the Bears’ Maria Ricalton won the 3200-meter run.  (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Meet Gallery

NCSN FRIDAY-SUNDAY Headlines

Boys Baseball: Brushton-Moira, Lisbon Post Sweeps
Girls Softball:
Lisbon Sweeps; Mass. Splits; Canton Wins
Boys Lacrosse: Salmon River, O.F.A., Massena Win
Girls Lacrosse: Massena Earns Regular-Season Title
Boys Track: Malone Wins VanDusen; Gouv. & O.F.A. Tie

Girls Track: Canton Wins VanDusen Meet; Malone 2nd

SALMON RIVER EARNS SEASON TITLE BEATING CANTON 22-11

The Salmon river boys varsity lacrosse team defeated Canton 22-11. Kason Tarbell 4 goals 6 assists. Skkylar Thomas 2 goals 6 assists, Trenton 4 goals, Karonhiate Lazore 4 goals, Kyle Lewis 3 goals, Frank David 2 goals, Dalton Roundpoint 2 goals and Lakota Square 1 goal.  The Shamrocks' Tazz Oakes made six saves and Daruis Lafrance made two saves. Canton scoring: Jake Facey 3 goals, Isaac Thrasher 3 goals 1 assist, Peyton Vanbibber 2 goals, Marc Mahoney 2 goals and Josh Huaitt 1 goal 1 assist. Nate Gibson made 4 saves and Andrew McCormick made 4 saves in the Canton net.