Canton, St. Lawrence Central Beaten in Opening Round of States

Final Regular Season Standings

x-St. Lawrence Ctl.
Salmon River
Saranac Lake
W-L   GB   NonLg
11-1      -         1-1
  8-4      3        2-1
  8-4      3        1-1
  6-6      5        3-0
  5-7      6        1-1
  4-8      7        0-1
0-12    11        2-2


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St. Lawrence Central’s Isaiah Lyon (12) rips the ball left corner to biring the score to 7-6 for Johnson City in the first round of state play. Johnson City would win 20-14 over St. Lawrence Central. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

2018 Section X & New York State Playoffs

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NYSPHSAA Class C Quarterfinal - Potsdam HS
Johnson City (IV) 20, St. Lawrence Central (X) 14
NYSPHSAA Class D Quarterfinal - Potsdam HS
Chenango Forks (IV) 16, Canton (X) 2


THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018

Section X Class C-D Championship - Potsdam HS
(#2) Canton 11, (#1) St. Lawrence Central 6


TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018

Section X Class C-D Semifinals - Massena HS
(#1) St. Lawrence Central 17, (#4) Salmon River 9
(#2) Canton 12, (#3) Ogdensburg 8


MONDAY, MAY 21, 2018

Section X Class C-D Quarterfinals - Higher Seed
(#4) Salmon River 18, (#5) Massena 4
(#3) Ogdensburg 6, (#6) Saranac Lake 2

Canton falls to Chenango forks 12-2 with a 10-0 half

Canton’s Cody Sipher (3) takes a falling shot blocked by Chenango Forks Guari Reyer (11) . Canton fell to Chenango Forks 16-2 in the first round of the New York State Class D playoffs. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery 

Chenango Forks Brad Wiley (25) whips a the ball in the left side of the net.  After six scoreless minutes to open the game, the Blue Devils erupted for six goals over the final six minutes of the first period.  Canton broke through late in the third period, finally getting goals by Aiden Knight and Tim Farns.

s.l.c. nets 12 unanswered to beat salmon river 17-9  

St. Lawrence Central’s Jayden Ashley (3) fires in the goal, snapping a 9-9 tie in the third quarter.  In lightning speed, the Larries emerged from a 9-6 deficit with three quick goals to tie the game early the third period.  Ashley, an 8th grader, also scored the next goal.  St. Lawrence Central scored the final 12 goals of the game to eliminate Salmon River 17-9 in the Section X Class C-D semifinals.  ( Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Salmon River’s Tahnaokats Elijah (6) whips a shot from the side stopped by St. Lawrence Central’s goalie Parker Hornung (15).  Carter Rose led the Larries with four goals and seven assists. Jayden Ashley netted four goals, while Matthew Burg chipped in three goals and two helpers, while Zach St. Hilaire fired off two goals. Salmon River was led by Trevan David’s six goals and Tahnaokata Elijah’s two markers, all in the first half. St. Lawrence Central will face #2 Canton in the championship.

O.F.A. WINS first playoff game, DOWNING RED STORM

Ogdensburg’s Isaac Testani rips the ball into the back of the net, one of his two goals in the game, as the #3 Blue Devils defeated #6-seeded Saranac Lake 6-2 in the Section X Class C-D and overall quarterfinals, advancing to face Canton.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

Saranac Lake’s Remi Borgnon (8) lasers the ball top shelf to tie the game at 1-1 late in the first half.  After scoring the first goal, Noah Strader broke the tie with a goal less than a minute later.  Eddie Swan extended the lead to 3-1, just before the half.  Swan and Testani scored twice to lead the Blue Devil offense.  Goalie Nick Snyder stopped six of eight shots in net to backstop the quarterfinal victory.

Salmon River Advances past massena in 18-4 win

Salmon River attacker John Jacobs (66) dashes his way past Massena defender Michael Gardner (6) and fires a shot past the Red Raiders' goalie to score early in the second quarter.  The Shamrocks jumped to an early 6-2 lead over Massena midway through the second quarter, then held off the Raiders in capturing an 18-4 victory in the Section X C-D and overall quarterfinals.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Massena's Blake Premo (5) storms past a Salmon River defender charging his way toward the Shamrocks' goal in the closing moments of the first quarter.  Salmon River's Trevan David led all scorers with five goals and assisted on two others in pacing the win.  Cobie Cree chipped in three goals and three helpers.  For Massena, Montana Pierce netted three goals, while Caleb Darienzo added a goal.



St, Lawrence central slides to Johnson city 20-14

St. Lawrence Central’s Isaiah Lyon (12) rips the ball left corner to draw the Larries within a goal, 7-6 for Johnson City in the second quarter.  Johnson City won 20-14 over St. Lawrence Central in the opening round of the New York State Class C quarterfinal. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Johnson City’s Billy Kozloski (33) lasers a shot right side of the net to bump up to 10-7 at the half.  The Larries trailed 4-1, then cut the lead to 5-4, 6-5, 7-6, and 8-7, before the Wildcats began to pull away 11-7 at the half.  Johnson City tacked on four goals to open the second half to get separation in the turning point of the game. 

Canton captures section x title over st. lawrence

After an epic comeback performance, the Canton Golden Bears celebrate their 11-6 victory over the St. Lawrence Larries in the Section X Boys Lacrosse Championship. During the action, Cody Sipher led Canton with five goals, helping his team climb back from a 4-1 deficit to start the game. Canton’s defense proved to be the difference, holding the Larries to just two goals in the last three periods. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Canton Golden Bear John Mahoney (22) rockets a shot on goal from midair, defended by St. Lawrence Central goalkeeper Parker Hornung.  St. Lawrence Central went on the scoring prowl in the first quarter, tracking a 4-1 lead at the end of the first quarter. But a swing in faceoff wins for Canton, a scrappy defense, and the Larries’ struggle to hit the mark on offense over the final three quarters, allowed the second-seeded Golden Bears to overcome St. Lawrence Central 11-6 in the Section X overall championship. Both teams will advance to state play with a host game on Wednesday at Potsdam High School. St. Lawrence Central takes on Section IV’s Johnson City at 4:00 p.m., then Canton will face Section IV Champion Chenango Forks at 6:30 p.m. The Larries poked holes in the Canton defense, allowing Hayden Ashley to score twice and Carter Rose to deliver a goal in the first 12 minutes. For the Golden Bears, who faced an up-and-down season and for many were looking for their first sectional title in any sport, the frustration was blown away by a major turnaround in the final three quarters. The pesky Canton defense stifled the Larries attack with relentless pursuit and body contact. The Bears outscored their opponents 3-0 in the second quarter, including a pair of Markers from Cody Sipher and a goal by Sam Martin to even the score 4-4 at the half. Canton developed its first lead midway through the third quarter when Eben Thrasher dented the twine. Rose tied the game 5-5 three minutes later. Sipher’s third goal of five on the night, assisted by Bobby Wells, put the Bears in the lead for good. Relentlessly attacking, Canton racked up a 9-5 lead, while allowing just one other goal with just 6:19 left. Kiernan LaFaver and Sipher put the game out of reach with final goals with three minutes remaining. Rose led the Larries with two goals and three assists.

Canton takes bake the lead for 12-8 win over o,f,a,

Canton’s Aiden Knight (6) blasts the Golden Bears' first goal of the game early in the first quarter.  After trailing 6-4 to O.F.A. at the half, Canton dominated a majority of faceoffs and possession in rallying to beat Ogdensburg 12-8 in the Section X Class C-D boys lacrosse overall semifinal.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

Ogdensburg’s Brody Sheppard (7) spins past the defense and fires a hot shot to score in the first quarter and cut Canton's lead to 3-2.  The Blue Devils outscored Canton 4-1 in the second quarter to build a two-goal lead at the half.  However, now playing their seventh game in nine days, the Blue Devils appeared to run out of gas in the second half, able to get just two goals.  Cody Sipher and Kiernan LaFaver led the Bears with four goals each, while Bobby Wells added two goals and four assists for the Bears.Ogdensburg’s Noah Strader tallied three goals, while Broc Morley added a pair of scores. O.F.A.’s best season ever came to a close at 10-6 overall.