Potsdam & Massena Fall To Section III Opponents in States

Potsdam’s Kalie Grant (8) swipes the ball from Massena’s Courtney Hart (17) behind the net. The teams traded goals in the opening minutes and were knotted at 2-2. Massena took a 5-2 into the break and outscored Potsdam 5-1 in the second half to win the Section X Girls Lacrosse Overall title 10-3.  (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

Final Regular Season Standings

Salmon River
Saranac Lake
W-L    GB   NonLg
11-1     -         1-3
10-2     1        2-1
  8-4     3        0-0
  7-5     4        1-3
  4-8     8        1-2
2-10     9        0-0
0-12   11        0-1


Section X Girls Power Ratings
N.Y. State Girls Class A Ratings
N.Y. State Girls Class B Ratings
N.Y. State Girls Class C Ratings
N.Y. State Girls Overall Ratings
National PowerLax Website


Section X Class C Playoffs & Overall Championship

 NCSN Girls Lacrosse Scoreboard

THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014

NYS Class C Opening Round - at Liverpool HS
Skaneateles (III) 22, Potsdam (X) 2
NYS Class B Opening Round - at Liverpool HS
amesville-Dewitt (III) 20, Massena (X) 4


TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014

Section X Overall Championship at SUNY Canton
(B) Massena 10, (C) Potsdam 3


THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014

Section X Class C Championship - SUNY Canton
(#1) Potsdam 7, (#2) Canton 4
Section X Class B Championship
Massena - Automatic Class B Champions


TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014

Section X Class C Semifinals - Home Higher Seed
(#2) Canton 12, (#3) Heuvelton 11
(#1) Potsdam 12, (#4) Ogdensburg 6


MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014

Section X Class C Quarterfinals
(#3) Heuvelton 14, (#6) Saranac Lake 4
(#4) Ogdensburg 14, (#5) Salmon River 12 (OT)

Early Surge lifts Potsdam To Class C Championship

While facing heavy pressure from Canton’s Kelly Cougler (2) and Mimi Husinec (8), Potsdam’s Annette Rishe (18) scoots past them for a shot on goal. Potsdam carried a 5-3 lead into the half. Both teams locked down defensively, but Potsdam outscored Canton 2-1 in the second half to win the Class C crown 7-4.  Game Gallery

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 and Potsdam led 5-3 at the half. In the second half, Potsdam’s ball control and defense kept the Bears at bay, allowing just four possessions and one goal after intermission. Potsdam goalie Katelyn Bloom stopped 10 shots in the win and, for the Sandstoners (14-3), their third title in four years. Canton got on the scoreboard first when Emily Pinckney was left open to cut to the net, change direction and score. Potsdam answered just two minutes later when Kalie Grant drove the slot and buried a low shot, tying the score 1-1. Potsdam’s Annette Rishe scampered from behind the net and scored to give Potsdam a 2-1 lead. Canton answered just seconds later when Rachel Huntley jetted down the right side and hit the mesh. Potsdam’s Hannah Dreschel went top shelf to put Potsdam up 3-2. Abby Gruneisen bounced in the close-range shot for the Stoners’ fourth goal. Grant then took a pass in the slot and opened up a 5-2 lead. But the scoring would be limited over the final 40 minutes with just two goals for each team. Rishe finished with two goals and four assists, Grant registered two goals and one assist, Dreschel, Gruneisen and Kiona Loran each scored goals. Emily Pinckney, Rachel Huntley, Courtney Marsh and Claire Bartlett scored for the Bears. Canton goalie Meg Howard also logged 10 saves. Potsdam will meet Class B champion Massena for the overall Section X crown on May 27th at 6:00 p.m. at SUNY Canton. Canton closed out its season at 9-5.

Heuvelton Eliminates Saranac Lake in Playoff

A Heuvelton player attacks the goal, but Saranac Lake goalie Emily Eaton comes up with the save. Heuvelton was led by Jackie Sovie (14) who fired in seven goals. Heuvelton dominated the first half, scoring 12 times and allowing only one ball to reach the back of their net. The Bulldogs defeated the Storm 14-4. (Shonn Surber photo) Game Gallery

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. Heuvelton advances to face Canton in the Section X semifinals on Tuesday at Canton High School.

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. Potsdam, the Class C Champions, received goals from Annette Rishe, Kalie Grant and Kiona Loran. Both teams will advance to represent Section X in New York State playoff opening-round games on Thursday in Liverpool.  (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

Canton Rallies in Final 34 Sec. To Win Semifinal

Canton’s Angelina Vecchio (31) attempts a wraparound shot on goal, but is stopped by Heuvelton’s Rachel Couglar (24). The Golden Bears trailed 11-10 with 34 seconds left in regulation, but two quick goals vaulted #2-seeded Canton to a 12-11 victory over third-seeded Heuvelton in the Section X Class C semifinal. (Cody Jenne Photo) Game Gallery

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.

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

Potsdam’s Hannah Drechsel (19) curls around the Ogdensburg goal for a successful shot past Blue Devils’ goalkeeper Marissa Foster (29) for the game's third goal. The Sandstoners jumped to a 3-0 lead, just five minutes into the game and led 5-1 at the half. Potsdam went on to beat O.F.A. 12-6 in the Class C semifinal. (Cody Jenne Photo) Game Gallery

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.


Games of Week 1-6: March 25-May 17, 2014

 NCSN Girls Lacrosse Scoreboard

SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014

Massena 18, Saranac Lake 2


FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014

Heuvelton 13, Ogdensburg 8
Massena 13, Canton 8


THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014

Ogdensburg 14, Saranac Lake 7
Potsdam 12, Salmon River 4



Massena 16, Heuvelton 9
Canton 14, Ogdensburg 5
Non League
Potsdam 9, Indian River 6


TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014

Massena 17, Salmon River 3


MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014

Ogdensburg 16, Salmon River 11
Potsdam 13, Canton 6
Non League
Indian River 11, Heuvelton 10
Carthage15, Massena 3


SATURDAY, MAY 10, 2014

Massena 19, Saranac Lake 3


FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014

Heuvelton 12, Salmon River 1
Ogdensburg 18, Saranac Lake 6
Non League
Indian River 10, Potsdam 9 (OT)



Canton 16, Heuvelton 12
Potsdam 8, Ogdensburg 3



Massena 15, Salmon River 13
Non League
Northwood Prep 10, Saranac Lake 4


TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014

Salmon River 15, Saranac Lake 5


MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014

Massena 8, Potsdam 4
Heuvelton 17, Saranac Lake 3
Canton 8, Ogdensburg 5



Non League
Watertown 18, Massena 4



Massena 18, Ogdensburg 3
Canton 10, Saranac Lake 4
Non League
Heuvelton 9, Northwood Prep 4



Potsdam 14, Saranac Lake 3
Non League
Massena 18, Northwood Prep 4



Heuvelton 17, Salmon River 13
Non League
Ogdensburg 10, Northwood Prep 8


MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014

Massena 19, Canton 8
Salmon River 16, Saranac Lake 3
Heuvelton 13, Potsdam 5
Non League
Indian River 16, Ogdensburg 2



Potsdam 11, Massena 6
Non League
Indian River 11, Heuvelton 9


FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014

Heuvelton 13, Ogdensburg 5
Canton 15, Salmon River 10
Non League
Potsdam 11, Northwood Prep 8



Massena 17, Ogdensburg 3



Massena 15, Heuvelton 7
Potsdam 18, Salmon River 4
Indian River 14, Ogdensburg 3



Non League
Immaculate Heart 13, Heuvelton 5



Potsdam 9, Canton 3



Potsdam 13, Ogdensburg 0
Canton 10, Heuvelton 7
Salmon River at Massena. postponed



Canton 15, Salmon River 9
Heuvelton 16, Saranac Lake 1
Non League

South Jeff 14, Massena 2



Ogdensburg 11, Salmon River 4
Ogdensburg at Canton, postponed
Massena at Potsdam, postponed
Saranac Lake at Heuvelton, postponed



Canton 16, Saranac Lake 4
Ogdensburg at Massena, postponed


FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014

Potsdam 13, Heuvelton 4
Saranac Lake at Salmon River, postponed
Massena at Canton, postponed

Non League
Indian River at Ogdensburg, postponed



Potsdam 16, Saranac Lake 0
Canton at Salmon River, postponed
Heuvelton at Ogdensburg, postponed

Heuvelton Captures First Win Beating Saranac Lake

>Heuvelton’s Brooke Armstrong (23) wraps around Saranac Lake’s Laura Straton (14) for an open shot past Red Storm goalkeeper Amalina Cecujanin (28). The Heuvelton Bulldogs surged early in the game to take a commanding 8-0 lead and went on to capture their first win of the season, 15-1 over the Red Storm.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Saranac Lake’s Meg Tubridy (4) scoops up the ball after knocking it loose but is quickly chased down by four Heuvelton defenders. Jackie Sovie racked up nine goals, while Olivia St. Pierre chipped in four goals for the Bulldogs who improved to a 1-1 record overall.  Kylie Piercey, Maddie St. Pierre and Renee Breault all pitched in a goal.  Heather Thompson needed just one save to lock up the victory.

Second-Half Surge Carries Massena Past Canton 19-8

Massena’s Devin Kelley (8) scores the fourth goal of the game for the Raiders past Canton goaltender Megan Howard (34). Massena jumped to an early 4-1 lead before the Bears staged a rally, netting three goals to draw within one before the half. The Raiders romped in the second half for a 19-8 win.  (Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Massena’s Shannon Casey (19) spins around Canton’s Allie Compeau (22) to advance toward the goal. Courtney Manley fired home six goals, while Jacelyn Lazore tallied five times and an assist, and Shannon Casey netted three goals and an assist for the Red Raiders in a 19-9 victory. Rachael Huntley paced Canton with two goals, while six other scored a goal each for the Bears. Both goalies, Massena’s Felicity Love and Canton’s Megan Howard, stopped eight shots each.

Battle of Unbeatens: Potsdam Downs Canton 9-3

Potsdam’s Hannah Dreschel (19) fires a shot that beats Canton goaltender Megan Howard (34), but ricochets off the crossbar. The Sandstoners got a quick start by scoring the first four goals. In a battle of previous unbeatens, Potsdam’s strong defense held Canton to only four total shots on net, en route to a 9-3 win.  (Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

Canton’s Emily Pinckney (18) attempts to scamper around the tough defense of Potsdam’s Allie Compeau (22). The Sandstoners defeated the Golden Bears in a battle of two previously-unbeaten teams. Potsdam tallied the first four goals. Kalie Grant led Potsdam with five goals, while Hannah Dreschel and Annette Rishe each found the back of the net twice. Tess Knight scored two goals and Emily Pinckney added one tally for Canton. With a strong defensive effort in front of her, Katelyn Bloom needed to make only one save. Megan Howard made three stops in net for the Bears. With the win, Potsdam moved to 4-0. Canton dropped to 3-1.

 O.F.A. Girls Open Season Beating Shamrocks 11-4

Ogdensburg’s Hunter Shaver (blue) cuts around a Salmon River defender to attack the Shamrock net. The Devils ran out to a 9-2 halftime lead, then battled heavy rain and the Shamrocks to prevail 11-4. O.F.A. was led by Mackenzie Bresett's three goals. The Shamrocks were led by Shawnee Oakes’ two goals.  (Alex Brock photo) Game Gallery

Salmon River’s Morgan Thompson (4) escapes pressure against an Ogdensburg defender (blue) in the league opener for both teams. Mackenzie Bresett led the way for the Blue Devils with three goals. Carly Garrison, Sky Hoover and Taylor Smith contributed two goals each in the winning effort. Marissa Foster stopped 10 shots for the O.F.A.. Shawnee Oakes led the Shamrocks with two goals.

Potsdam Opens With 16-0 Shutout Win vs. red storm

Potsdam’s Annette Rishe (18) takes a screen shot over the shoulder of Saranac Lake defender Olivia Hunt (8) and past goal keeper Amalina Cecunjia (28) to build the Sandstoners’ seven-goal lead in the first half. The Sandstoners went on to beat the Red Storm 16-0 in the season opener for both teams.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Saranac Lake’s Macy Ficher (9) takes a long shot, but is blocked by two Potsdam defenders.  The Sandstoners opened the season with a flurry.  Annette Rishe paced the Potsdam attack with six goals and an assist.  Kiona Loran added four goals and two assists, while Matisyn Beamer pitched in two goals and Paige McCabe added a marker and two helpers.  Potsdam;s defense held Saranac Lake to just three shots on goalkeeper Katelyn Bloom in the shutout.