Salmon River, Massena Bow in New York State Playoff Openers

Final Regular Season Standings

x-Salmon River
St. Lawrence Ctl.
Saranac Lake
W-L   GB   NonLg
14-0     -        1-0
12-2     2       0-1
10-4     4       0-0
  8-6     6       2-0
  6-8     8       1-0
4-10   10       0-1
2-12   12       0-0
0-14   14       0-1


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Cazenovia’s Henry Mann (2) zeroes in for the shot while Salmon River’s Cody Lazore (25) rushes to him to try to stop the shot. The Lakers overcame an 8-7 Salmon River lead in the final quarter with dominance on faceoffs and five unanswered goals to win 12-8 in the New York State Class C Region II semifinal.  (Tyler Perry photo)  Game Gallery

2013 Section X & New York State Playoffs

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N.Y. State Region II Semifinal - Potsdam HS
Jamesville-DeWitt (III) 22, Massena (X) 2
N.Y.S Class C Playoff - Potsdam HS
Cazenovia (III) 12, Salmon River (X) 8


THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013

Section X Class C Championship - SUNY Canton
(#1) Salmon River 15, (#2) St. Lawrence Central 8


TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013

Section X Class C Semifinals
(#2) St. Lawrence Central 8, (#3) Canton 4
(#1) Salmon River 18, (#4) Potsdam 3


MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013

Section X Class C Quarterfinals
(#4) Potsdam 10, (#5) Saranac Lake 7
(#3) Canton 11, (#6) Ogdensburg 2
(#2) St. Lawrence Ctl. 14, (#7) Colton-Pierrepont 1

Lacrosse Semifinal: Larries Surge Sinks Canton 8-4

St. Lawrence’s Blake Baldwin slips the ball past Canton goalie Nate Gibson for a score, despite being tackled by two Canton defensemen. The Larries went on beat the Golden Bears 8-4 in the Section X Class C semifinals. The Larries advance to take on Salmon River for the championship Thursday at SUNY Canton.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Canton’s E.J. Curtis (11) sprints past a St. Lawrence Central defender after stealing the ball at midfield. The Canton Golden Bears notched the game’s first goal, but the St. Lawrence Central Larries scored five consecutive goals before the half, en route to an 8-4 victory in the Section X Class C boys semi finals. The Larries advance to the Class C title game on Thursday against defending champion Salmon River. Ian Lynch led the Larries with three goals and one assist. Marshall Berninghausen added one goal and two assists. Blake Baldwin had two goals and won 11 of 15 face-offs. Styles Arquiett and Cody Burns scored the other goals for St. Lawrence Central. Cody Koscis hauled in nine saves in net. For Canton, Jake Facey produced two goals, while Cody Moore had a goal and an assist and Payton VanBibber scored a goal. Nate Gibson halted 12 shots between the pipes for the Bears who close their season at 10-5 overall.

"C" Quarterfinal: Canton's Quick Start Beats O.F.A. 11-2

Canton’s Josh Pierson (4) rips a shot past Ogdensburg defender Andrew Putman and goalie Christian Simmons (8). The Golden Bears jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the first quarter and went on to down the Blue Devils in the Section X Class C quarterfinals 11-2. Canton advances to play St. Lawrence Central Tuesday.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Ogdensburg’s Andrew Ruddy (21) is successful in lining a hard shot on goal against Canton in the Section X Class C playoffs.  Roddy had both goals for the Ogdensburg Blue Devils who ended their 2013 campaign at 2-13 overall. Peyton VanBibber led the Golden Bears with three goals, while Garrett Glasgow added two goals and two assists and Jacob Facey buried two other markers in Canton’s 11-2 win over the Ogdensburg Blue Devils in the Section X Class C quarterfinal. Josh Pierson, Issac Thrasher, Ryan Huiatt, Jack Elberty and Cody Moore all scored.

Quarterfinal: #4 Potsdam Beats #5 Saranac Lake 10-7

Potsdam’s Hayden Hart (26) and Saranac Lake’s Jeff Stevens (1) battle for possession of the ball near the Sandstoners’ goal. Fourth-seeded Potsdam netted five straight goals to take an 8-4 lead at intermission, then survived a late-game surge by #5-seeded Saranac Lake to win the Section X quarterfinal 10-7.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Saranac Lake’s Jeff Stevens (1) winds back to take a shot past Potsdam defender Josh Laing (5), resulting in a goal to bring the Red Storm back to within an 8-5 margin. Fourth-seeded Potsdam scored five straight goals to end the first half and parlayed the surge into a 10-7 win, in holding off the Storm’s attempt to rally in the fourth quarter in the Section X Class C quarterfinal. Potsdam’s surge began when they faced a 4-3 deficit in the second quarter. Hayden Hart led Potsdam with a goal and six assists. Garrett Kilgore buried three goals and dished an assist. Steve Lewis pitched in two goals and a helper. Chris Stone added a goal and an assist and Sam Woods had a goal. Goalie Jason Cardinal stopped 10 shots for Potsdam, now 8-8 overall. Saranac Lake, closing its season at 4-12, was led by Seth Pickereign with five goals. Jeff Stevens contributed two goals and one assist. Goalie Mike Burpoe made 13 saves in the net. 


By Bob LaRue, North Country SportsNet
The #2-seeded St. Lawrence Central Larries rolled through the quarterfinal round of the Section X Class C playoffs with a 14-1 victory over the seventh-seeded Colton-Pierrepont Colts. Cody Burns scored two goals and added four assists in helping guide the Larries’ win. Luke Arquiett also generated two goals and five assists for the 13-2 Larries who now host Canton in the semifinal game. Cody Green scored the lone goal for the Colts who closed their season at 0-16.

Cazenovia Rallies in 4th Quarter To Beat Shamrocks

Salmon River’ Cody Lazore (25) tries to defend against Cazenovia’s Joe Colligan (24) who rushes in for a goal. A slim two-goal lead slipped away from the Shamrocks in the final 6:25 of the fourth quarter when the Lakers netted five straight goals in a 12-8 victory in the New York State Class C regional semifinal game.  The Shamrocks had led for much of the first 36 minutes of the game, but were unable to win faceoffs in the closing 12 minutes, allowing Cazenovia possession for the onslaught of goals. Shamrock goaltender Kobi Johnson made 14 saves in keeping Salmon River in the contest.  Caz's Chris Cannizzaro persisted with four goals and two assists to help enable the comeback.  Dalston Day led the Shamrocks with a goal and two assists.  (Tyler Perry photo)  Game Gallery

Red Raiders Bow to Rams in State Lacrosse Opener

Massena’s Tyler Simms (4) and Sam Gerber (15) battle Jamesville-DeWitt’s Colin Stone for possession of the ball in the New York State Class B Region II semifinal at Potsdam High School. The Section III Red Rams jumped on the Section X Champion Red Raiders early in the game to rack up a 22-2 victory.  (Tyler Perry photo)  Game Gallery

Jamesville-DeWitt’s Joseph Shapiro lines himself up for a shot on net against Massena Kyle Cook.  Jamesville-Dewitt opened with nine unanswered goals in the first quarter and a 19-1 lead at the half, en route to the win.  The Massena Red Raiders closed their 2013 season with an 8-7 overall record.

Salmon River Pulls Away To Win 6th Lacrosse "C" Title

Salmon River’s Kason Tarbell (24) rips a hard shot for a goal past St. Lawrence Central goalie Kody Kocsis (15) to score the game’s first goal. After a 9-7 seesaw battle through three periods, the Shamrocks pulled away from the Larries 15-8 to repeat as Section X Class C Champions in the title game at SUNY Canton.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

St. Lawrence’s Todd Ramsdell (23) and Salmon River’s Dalton Day (14) race to the loose ball to gain possession late in the first period.   The Salmon River boys lacrosse team completed its sixth consecutive undefeated Section X season, by pulling away from the St. Lawrence Central Larries 15-8 in the Class C Championship game at SUNY Canton. The Shamrock win streak surpassed the 90-game mark, but not before the Larries battled to take the lead 3-2 and tied the game 5-5 through intermission. Salmon River held a two-goal edge early in the fourth quarter, before pulling away with six straight scores in an 11-minute span. Kyle Lewis led the Shamrocks with six goals and three assist. Kason Tarbell registered four goals, while Skylar Thomas added two goals and an assist. Dalston Day pitched in a goal and three assists. Trenton Tarbell added a goal and two helpers, while Sky Sunday also scored a goal. Keeper Kobi Johnson gathered 17 saves. St. Lawrence Central was led by Ian Lynch’s three goals and two scored each from Cody Burns and Luke Arquiett (two assists). Marshall Bernhusen contributed a goal. Larries goalie Kody Koscis made eight saves. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Lacrosse Semifinal: Salmon River Eliminates Potsdam

Salmon River’s Frank David (2) whips the ball past Potsdam goalie Jason Cardinal just before the half. The top-seeded Salmon River boys varsity lacrosse team defeated the Potsdam Sandstoners 18-3 in the Section X Class C semifinals. Dalston Day led the Shamrock barrage with six goals and two assists.

Potsdam goalie Jason Cardinal makes the quick save off the snipe by Salmon River’s Frank David (2).  Top-seeded Salmon River defeated the Potsdam Sandstoners 18-3 in the Section X Class C semifinals. Salmon River jumped to a 6-2 first quarter lead, then produced four unanswered goals in the second period to take a commanding 10-2 halftime advantage. Salmon River will advance to play the St. Lawrence Larries for the Class C championship on Thursday. Dalston Day led the Shamrock barrage with six goals and two assists. Sky Sunday produced three goals and two assists, Russ Oakes generated two goals and three assists and Trenton Tarbell knocked in three goals. Kason Tarbell pitched in a goal and four assists. Kyle Lewis added a goal and three assists. Frank David added two goals and Skylar Thomas offered three assists. Kobi Johnson made five saves, then was relieved by Taz Oakes for one save in the final quarter. Potsdam received two goals from Kyle Grant. Stephen Lewis had the other goal. Hayden Hart chipped in the three assists. Potsdam keeper Jason Cardinal made 13 saves. Potsdam closed the 2013 campaign with an 8-9 record.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery