St. Lawrence Central, Canton Seasons in State Opening Round

Final Regular Season Standings

x-St. Lawrence Ctl.
Salmon River
Saranac Lake
W-L   GB   NonLg
11-1      -         1-0
  9-3      2        1-0
  9-3      2        2-1
  7-5      4        2-2
  4-8      7        3-0
1-11    10        2-0
1-11    10        2-1


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Jamesville-Dewitt’s Joseph Kiesa (24) fires a shot over the left shoulder of Canton’s goaltender Jacob Mattice (1) to score the first goal of the game just 45 seconds into the first quarter. The red Rams jumped to a strong 7-0 lead to end the first quarter and held off the Golden Bears to capture the 16-4 victory. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

2017 Section X & New York State Playoffs

 NCSN Boys Lacrosse Scoreboard


NYSPHSAA Class C Quarterfinal at SUNY Canton
Jamesville-Dewitt (III) 16, Canton (X) 4
NYSPHSAA Class D Quarterfinal at SUNY Canton
Syracuse CBA (III) 23, St. Lawrence Central (X) 8



Section X Championship - Potsdam HS
(#1) St. Lawrence Central 13, (#2) Canton 12



Section X Semifinals - Home of Higher Seed
(#1) St. Lawrence Central 12, (#4) Massena 11


TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017

Section X Semifinals - SUNY Canton
(#2) Canton 11, (#3) Salmon River 6


MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017

Section X Quarterfinals - Home of Higher Seed
(#3) Salmon River 10, (#6) Ogdensburg 5
(#4) Massena 11, (#5) Saranac Lake 10

salmon river pulls away in second half to BEAT O.F.A.

Salmon River’s Talon Thompson (22) battles his way through two Ogdensburg defenders after stealing the ball away to charge toward the Blue Devil goal. Ogdensburg scored two quick goals in the closing minute of the second quarter to tie the game at 5-5 at the half. However, Salmon River scored five unanswered goals in the second half to capture the 10-5 victory. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Ogdensburg’s Sean Montalvo (25) blasts a close-range shot on goal between two Salmon River defenders and past goaltender Jon Jacobs (66) to score in the closing minute of the second quarter to tie the game 5-5.  The goal erased an early 5-1 Shamrock lead.  Scoring summary: Memphis Mitchell 4g 1a, Rowisonkies Barnes 3g, Cash Mitchell 2g, Cobie Cree 2a, Treyton Mitchell 2a, Keldren King 2a, Reese Conners 1g, Trevan David 1a and Myles Jacobs 1a. John Jacobs made 8 saves. OFA Dallas Ashley 3g, Ryan Spaman 1g and Noah Strader 1g. Nick Snyder made 13 saves. 


Saranac Lake goaltender Ward Walton (15) makes a diving save late in the third quarter to preserve a 9-7 lead at the time.  Fourth-seeded Massena bounced back from two three-goal deficits in the second half to overcome upstart #5-seed Saranac Lake 11-10 in the Section X Class B/C playoffs.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

Kyran Sunday scored three goals, two critical markers later in the game -- one to tie, the other the game-winner with 3:41 remaining as the Raiders overcame an 8-5 deficit at the half to turn back the Red Storm.  The Raiders, the only team to beat St. Lawrence Central this year, will face the top-seeded Larries in the overall semifinals.  Isaiah Cree and Kainen Francis both netted two goals for Massena.  Jarrett Ashton tied the game at 10-10 for the Storm.  He and Hayden Plank each scored three goals for Saranac Lake who finished 7-9.

canton advances TO FINAL IN 11-6 win over salmon river

Canton's John Mahoney (22) breaks away from Salmon River defender Cayden Sunday (16) and fires the shot on a bounce past Shamrocks' goalie John Jacobs (66) to score the game's first goal.  The Golden Bears jumped to a quick 2-0 lead behind Isaac Thrasher's goal, following a Bears' steal on a failed clearing attempt.  Canton went on to defeat Salmon River 11-6 in the Section X overall Class B/C semifinals.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

A Salmon River attacker winds up for a open shot on the Golden Bears goal in the first quarter.  Thrasher led the Golden Bears with five goals and two assists.  Cody Sipher pitched in two goals for the Bears, while Cash Mitchell led Salmon River with four goals.  Canton will advance to the championship game against either St. Lawrence Central or Massena.  Salmon River's season ends at 11-4 overall.

Canton bows out to jamesville-dewitt 16-4

Jamesville-Dewitt’s Joseph Kiesa (24) fires a shot over the right shoulder of Canton goaltender Jacob Mattice (1) to score the first goal of the game just 45 seconds into the first quarter. The Red Rams jumped to a 7-0 lead to end the first quarter and held off the Golden Bears 16-4 in the State Class C quarterfinal.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

Canton’s John Collins (17) steals the ball from Jamesville-Dewitt attacker Casey Platenik (21) at midfield and charged his way toward the Red Rams' goal.  The Rams charged to a 7-0 lead at the quarter and 12-1 at the half. Kiesa fired in six goals with one assist, while Griffin Cook chipped in five goals to lead the Rams. Isaac Thrasher paced Canton with two goals, while Cody Sipher netted a goal and an assist. Jacob Guyette also scored for the Bears who closed out their season at 12-6 overall.


After Syracuse raced out to an 8-2 lead in the first quarter, the Larries trimmed the margin to 9-5. That was as close as it would get. Christian Brothers Academy rocked the Larries 14-3 in the final 28 minutes to beat the St. Lawrence Central 23-8 in the New York State Class D quarterfinal contest. The Brothers were led by Ben McCreary with five goals and five assists, Alex Calkins with five goals and three assists, and Augustus Bonacci who tallied four goals and three assists. Isaiah Lyon led the Larries with three goals, while Drew Rose pitched in two goals and two assists and Zach St. Hilaire posted two goals and one helper. Goalkeeper Parker Hornung piled up 27 saves for the Larries who closed out the season at 14-2 overall.

LARRIES fends off canton in 13-12 victory FOR LAX TITLE

The St. Lawrence Central Larries celebrate with their championship trophy and banner after holding off a late comeback by the Canton Golden Bears to capture a 13-12 victory in the Section X boys lacrosse championship. The Larries were led in scoring by Zach St. Hilaire with five goals and one assist. Teammate Drew Rose had two goals with four assists. Canton's Cody Sipher netted four goals and one assist.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Canton's Louden Porter (22) leaps up and fires over St. Lawrence Central's goal keeper Eli Kocsis (15) to score and chip into the Larries 6-0 lead in the first quarter.  The Bears trimmed the lead to 6-3, before the Larries pushed the lead open again to 10-4.  But in a span of just over four minutes in the fourth quarter, Bears roared back, finally tying the game 12-12 with 1:30 remaining on a goal by Isaac Thrasher.  St. Hilaire then drove home the Larries' winning goal with 30.3 seconds left; and goalie Park Hornung (13 saves) stopped two point-blank shots in the final 10 seconds to seal the victory.  The Canton Golden Bears advance to the NYSPHSAA Class C State Tournament and will face Section III's Jamesville-Dewitt, while the St. Lawrence Central Larries will compete in the NYSPHSAA Class D State Tournament against Section III's Christian Brothers Academy of Syracuse.

lyon scores game winner as LARRIES EDGE massena

St. Lawrence Central’s Isaiah Lyon (12) fires a shot past the Massena defense and goaltender to score the game-winning goal with just over a minute remaining in the fourth quarter. The Larries battled back after being down 8-3 to the Red Raiders, to capture the 12-11 victory and will advance to the Section X Championship vs. the Canton Golden Bears. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Massena’s Mitchell Terrance (21) battles St. Lawrence Central’s Isaiah Lyon (12) over possession of the ball in the faceoff to begin the third quarter. Lyon led the Larries with four goals, while Luke Collins chipped in two goals and three assists.  Massena, the only team to beat the Larries this season, finished up at 10-8 overall.  The Raiders were led by Isaiah Cree with three goals and one assist, while Kainen Francis contributed two goals and two assists.