Section X Semis: Canton Beats Heuvelton; Massena Tops Salmon

Canton’s Angelina Vecchio (31) fires the ball just over the head of Heuvelton goalie Sydney Harris (25) to score for the Golden Bears. Canton held off a late comeback attempt from the Bulldogs to capture the 7-4 victory and advance into the Section X Overall B/C Championship against Massena. (Francesco Palumbo photo) Game Gallery

Final Regular Season Standings

Salmon River
Saranac Lake
W-L    GB   NonLg
11-1     -         0-0
  9-3     2        2-1
  9-3     2        1-1
  5-7     6        2-0
  5-7     6        2-0
  3-9     8        0-0
0-12   11        1-3


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Section X Semifinals
(#3) Massena 16, (#2) Salmon River 8
(#1) Canton 7, (#4) Heuvelton 4


MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016

Section X Quarterfinals
(#3) Massena 20, (#6) Saranac Lake 8
(#4) Heuvelton 12, (#5) Potsdam 11 (OT)


Devin Kelly scored four goals and assisted on another, while Krysten Stone posted two goals and an assist as third-seeded Massena doubled up #2-seeded Salmon River 16-8 in the Section X Overall B/C semifinals. Julia Blair and Cayla Hinkley scored three goals each. Gisele Todd collected 13 saves for the Lady Raiders who will face Canton for the championship. Meg Martin and Halle Cooke paced Salmon River with two goals each. The Shamrocks finished their season at 11-5 overall.

Raiders capture playoff win past saranac lake 20-8

Massena’s Abigail Johnson (9) leaps over two Saranac Lake defenders and fires a shot over the shoulder of the Red Storm goalie Erica Swirsky (25) to extend Raiders' lead in the opening minutes of the first half.  Massena pulled away from Saranac Lake in the second half to earn the 20-8 victory in the opening round of the Section X playoffs.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Saranac Lake defender Meghan Byrne (12) battles the ball away from Massena attacker Abigail Johnson (9) to gain possession of the ball neary the Red Storm goal.  Saranac Lake gave Massena early difficulty, closing within a goal late in the first quarter, but the Raiders’ Krysten Stone and Abigail Johnson each scored six goals to lead the Lady Raiders in the quarterfinal victory. Devin Kelly added three goals, while and Julia Blair and Cayla Hinkley fired two each for the Raiders. Third-seeded Massena advances to face #2-seeded Salmon River in the semifinals. Saranac Lake, 3-10 overall to finish the season, was led by Lydia Bullock and Riley Preston who scored two goals each.

golden bears advance to title game past bulldogs

Canton’s Angelina Vecchio (31) fires the ball just over the head of Heuvelton goalie Sydney Harris (25) to score for the Golden Bears. Canton held off a late comeback attempt from the Bulldogs to capture the 7-4 victory and advance into the Section X Overall B/C Championship against the Massena Red Raiders on Tuesday, May 31st at 5pm at Potsdam High School. (Francesco Palumbo photo) Game Gallery

Heuvelton’s Sydney Mee (12) splits between two Canton defenders and fires a shot on Canton’s goalie Paige Glasgow (40).  Mimi Husinec and Laura Wells buried three goals each to lead the Bears in the Section X overall semifinals. Delaney Hayes netted the other goal. Carin Sherwood posted two goals, while Brooke Armstrong and Josie Carter fired a goal each for Heuvelton that closed its season at 8-8 overall. Paige Glasgow stopped nine shot for Canton who advances to face Massena for the overall title.

Heuvelton Bulls past Potsdam in O.T. comeback

Heuvelton's Carin Sherwood splits the Potsdam defense in an overtime playoff victory at home. Sherwood scored four goals in regulation and then the game winner in OT.  Brooke Armstrong added another four goals for HCS. Yelena Jaquith turned aside seven shots. Her Potsdam counterpart, Daysia Wagner, saved four.  The Bulldogs play again Wednesday as they advance to the semifinals.  (Francesco Palumbo photo)  Game Gallery

Yelena Jaquith of Heuvelton faces a shot from Potsdam freshman Josephine Brusso (14). Brusso scored on the shot to put Potsdam temporarily ahead. She scored twice in the game. Jaquith saved seven shots on the day. Heuvelton came from behind late in a game after trailing 10-8. The Bulldogs tied it 8-8 to force overtime, when Sherwood scored her fifth goal of the contest and the game winner. The Bulldogs advance to face top-seeded Canton in the semifinals. Potsdam was led by Kalie Grant with five goals, while Josie Brusso added three markers.  The Sandstoners finished their season at 7-8 overall.  (Francesco Palumbo photo) Game Gallery


Games of Weeks 1-7: March 30-May 21, 2016

FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016

Saranac Lake 9, Heuvelton 8


THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016

Canton 7, Saranac Lake 5



Heuvelton 11, Salmon River 10
Massena 8, Potsdam 4
Canton 13, Ogdensburg 4


MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016

Potsdam 14, Heuvelton 12
Canton 7, Salmon River 5
Massena 18, Ogdensburg 7


FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016

Canton 9, Saranac Lake 3
Massena 9, Salmon River 5
Non League
Immaculate Heart 13, Ogdensburg 5


THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016

Canton 9, Potsdam 6
Salmon River 8, Saranac Lake 6
Heuvelton 14, Ogdensburg 2


TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016

Potsdam 11, Saranac Lake 4


MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016

Salmon River 14, Ogdensburg 4
Massena 14, Heuvelton 4



Non League
Salmon River 16, Northwood 6


FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016

Potsdam 9, Ogdensburg 3
Salmon River 14, Saranac Lake 2
Canton 13, Heuvelton 7



Canton 9, Massena 4
Saranac Lake 7, Ogdensburg 6
Salmon River 17, Potsdam 12



Non League
Heuvelton 6, Northwood 4


TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016

Massena 12, Saranac Lake 4
Salmon River 15, Ogdensburg 6
Non League
Heuvelton at Thousand Islands, canceled


MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016

Heuvelton at Canton, ppd.
Non League
Massena 11, Indian River 6
Potsdam 12, Northwood 5



Massena 15, Potsdam 10


MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016

Salmon River 15, Heuvelton 5
Non League
Ogdensburg 10, Northwood 6 


FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016

Massena 15, Ogdensburg 2



Salmon River 9, Canton 8
Heuvelton 16, Potsdam 9



Heuvelton 13, Ogdensburg 3



Canton 17, Potsdam 4


MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016

Non League
Indian River 11, Ogdensburg 5



Non League
Burnt Hills 15, Salmon River 5


FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016

Potsdam 9, Saranac Lake 6
Canton 16, Ogdensburg 2
Massena 10, Heuvelton 6
Non League
Salmon River 12, Scotia-Glenville 9



Canton 15, Heuvelton 8
Non League
Potsdam 15, Thousand Islands 5



Salmon River 18, Potsdam 11
Canton 5, Massena 4 (2OT)
Saranac Lake 7, Ogdensburg 2


MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2016

Non League
Indian River 17, Ogdensburg 3



Massena 6, Saranac Lake 2
Salmon River at Ogdensburg, ppd.



Heuvelton 14, Saranac Lake 13



Salmon River 11, Massena 10 (OT)
Potsdam 9, Ogdensburg 6



Non League
Indian River 12, Massena 9



Non League
Heuvelton 22, Thousand Islands 2

SHamrocks pull away from sandstoners for 18-11 win

Salmon River’s Kyrsten Thompson (8) steals the ball from Potsdam’s Hanna Butterfield (22) and storms her way toward goal. The Shamrocks went on a 5-0 scoring run late in the second half to capture the 18-11 win and move into first place.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Potsdam’s Kalie Grant (8) battles over possession of the ball with Salmon River defender near the Shamrocks goal.   The Shamrocks' Chrissy Benedict poured in six goals, while Trysten Burns added four goals.  Keeper Dava Thompson stopped six shots.  Potsdam's Kalie Grant racked up seven goals, while Caroline Bergan produced a pair of markers.  Goalie Daysia Wagner had four saves.


Massena attacker Devin Kelly (24) drives the ball past Indian River goalie Juliet Mauer to score the fourth goal for the Red Raiders to take a 4-3 lead over the Warriors in the second quarter of play.  Massena gained a 5-3 lead, before Indian River chipped away to a 7-7 halftime tie.  The Warriors won 12-9.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Indian River’s Megan Lynch (11) wraps around the goal to fire a shot past Massena goalie Abby LaClair (18) in a seesaw battle in the first half.  Indian River overcame a first-half Massena lead to capture a 12-9 non-league victory in the Red Raiders’ season opener. The Warriors opened the scoring with a pair or quick markers – one from Lynch, the other by Brynne LaFave – both to the same lower left-hand corner of the Massena net to open a 2-0 lead. Massena countered with two similar goals, as Devin Kelly and Krysten Stone both dashed to the net for direct shots. Indian River regained the lead at 3-2 when LaFave found an open slot and picked the same low corner. The Raiders began a three-goal surge on a penalty restart. Instead of driving directly, Kelly fed Stone who advanced unchecked from an angle and buried the point-blank shot. The Raiders opened a 5-3 lead over the next two minutes, but the Warriors clawed their way back to tied the game 7-7 at the half, then outscored Massena 5-2 after the break. LaFave finished with six goals and an assist, while Lydia Berge and Alexzha Garcia each scored twice for IR. Stone led Massena with four goals and two assists. Kelly registered two goals and two assists.

heuvelton spoils t.i. vikings all-time debut in 22-2 win

Heuvelton’s Brooke Armstrong (3) drives the ball past a Thousand Islands defender and the Vikings' goalie to extend their lead midway through the first half.  Heuvelton captured their first win of the season with a 22-2 non-league victory over Thousand Islands in the Vikings' first-ever game.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

A Thousand Islands attacker scoops up the ball against Heuvelton attackers to gain possession at midfield.   Heuvelton piled up a 12-0 lead in the first 15 minutes of the game, to set the tone for the non-league, season-opening win.



Raiders earn key victory  past sandstoners 8-4

Massena attacker Kyrsten Stone (7) fires the close range chip shot past Potsdam goalie Daysia Wagner (23) to extend on the Raiders lead midway through the second half. After being tied up 2-2 at the half, Massena scored four unanswered goals and lifted the Raiders to a 8-4 victory over the Sandstoners (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Potsdam’s Kaile Grant (8) leaps over some Massena defenders to drill a shot on the Massena goal but the shot is blocked by the Raiders goalie Giesle Todd (29) to keep Massena in the lead in the second half.


Potsdam’s Hannah Butterfield (22) busts around a crowd of Heuvelton defenders, after stealing the ball away at midfield and she storms her way toward the Heuvelton goal.  After battling to a 4-4 tie midway through the first half, the Sandstoners edged out the Bulldogs in a 14-12 victory. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Heuvelton’s Paige Weston (13) fires a shot past the Potsdam goalie for the Bulldogs' fourth goal to tie the game 4-4.  Kalie Grant’s six goals provided enough of a margin for Potsdam to outlast Heuvelton. Josephine Brusso pitched in three goals, while Caroline Bergan and Peyton Wagner each popped in two goals. Heuvelton was led by Carin Sherwin with five goals. Brooke Armstrong added markers and Josie Carter scored two.

Bears storm away with 9-3 win over saranac Lake

Canton senior Samantha Mace (11) drives to the net around the Saranac Lake defense.  Mimi Husinec led Canton with three goals in guiding the Bears past the Red Storm 9-3.  Delaney Hayes and Ashlee Marsh scored two goals apiece for Canton.  (Francesco Palumbo photo)  Game Gallery

Canton's Samantha Mace (11) uses the screen to dash through the slot, en route to a shot on goal.  Canton improved to 8-1, to move within a half-game of first-place Salmon River that lost its first league game to Massena.

Sandstoners pull away from blue devils in 9-3 win

Potsdam’s Daysia Wagner (23) rips a shot past Ogdensburg defender Claire Bush and goalie Marissa Foster (29) to score late in the second half and to extend the Sandstoners' lead over the Blue Devils. Potsdam pulled away in the second half to pick up the 9-3 victory over Ogdensburg.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Ogdensburg’s Margaret Peo (23) drives a shot toward the Potsdam goal, after wedging her way between two Sandstoner defenders.  

Massena pulls away from potsdam to gain 15-10 win

Massena’s Aleesha Smoke (8) fires a shot over a Potsdam defender and past Sandstoner goalie Hannah Butterfield (22) to extend the Red Raider lead at the beginning of the second half.  The Red Raiders held off Potsdam's late comeback attempt to capture a 15-10 victory and climb to third place.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Potsdam’s Erica Sloan (6) dashes past Massena defender Erika Ramskov (16) and storms her way toward the Raiders' goal.  Massena's Devin Kelly tallied four goals and an assist, while Krysten Stone added three goals and an assist.  Gisele Todd made five saves for the win.  Kalie Grant netted four goals for the Sandstoners, while Josephine Brusso scored twice.

Canton captures overtime win over red raiders 5-4

Canton’s Samantha Mace (11) fires a shot past Massena defender Devin Kelly (24) and over the Red Raider goalie Gisele Todd (29) to score the first goal of the game and give the Golden Bears an early 1-0 lead.  The Golden Bears earned a 5-4 victory over the Red Raiders in double overtime. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Massena’s Rebecca Castleman (2) and Canton’s Delaney Hayes (2) battle over possession of the ball on the midfield faceoff.  Hayes scored the game winner, her only goal of the game, to break a longstanding 4-4 tie in the second overtime.  Mimi Husinec led Canton with three goals, while Paige Glasgow worked the net for eight saves for the Bears. Massena was led by Kyrsten Stone with one goal and two assists, while Devin Kelly provided one goal and one assist.  Gisele Todd made ten saves in the Raider net.