Massena, Canton Eliminated in Opening Round of State Playoffs

 Canton’s Hannah Stevenson (7) rips a bounce shot into the bake of the net for cantons first goal of the game to slim the South Jefferson lead. South Jefferson beats Canton 15-2 in girls lacrosse stat opener. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Final Regular Season Standings

Salmon River
Saranac Lake
W-L    GB   NonLg
11-1      -        2-1
10-2      1       1-2
  8-4      3       1-0
  5-7      6       3-1
  5-7      6       0-0
  3-9      8       0-1
0-12    11       0-0


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Section X & New York State Girls Lacrosse Playoffs

THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018

NYSPHSAA Class C Opening Round - Potsdam HS
Jamesville-Dewitt (III) 18, Massena (X) 4
NYSPHSAA Class D Opening Round - Potsdam HS
South Jefferson (III) 15, Canton (X) 2


TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018

Section X Class C-D Championship - Potsdam HS
(#1) Massena 9, (#2) Canton 8


THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018

Section X Class C-D Semifinals - St. Lawrence U.
(#2) Canton 13, (#3) Salmon River 5
(#1) Massena 18, (#4) Saranac Lake 6


TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018

Section X Class C-D Quarterfinals - at Higher Seed
(#3) Salmon River 12, (#6) Heuvelton 8
(#4) Saranac Lake 14, (#5) Potsdam 13

massena beaten 18-4 by j-d red rams to close season

Massena attacker Madison Weir (16) dashes past Jamesville-Dewitt defender Riley Burns (14) as she storms her way toward the Red Rams' goal early in the first half. Jamesville-Dewitt jumped to an early 4-0 lead in the first half leading them to an 18-4 victory over the Red Raiders in the New York State Class C opener. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Jamesville-Dewitt attacker Emma Kesselring (20) fires a shot past Massena goalkeeper Gesile Todd (29) to score the first goal of the game for the Red Rams in the opening minutes.

  Canton scores early; cruises past shamrocks

Canton’s Sarah Wells (17) jukes away from her defender for an open shot on Salmon River goalkeeper Dava Thompson (30). Canton lit up the scoring early, jumping to a 7-3 halftime lead, en route to a 13-5 victory in the Section X Class C-D semifinals. (Troy O’Brien photo) Game Gallery

Salmon River’s Annabelle Mitchel (20) attempts to keep possession as she is met by Canton’s Hannah Stevenson (7) in the second half of play.  Canton pulled out to a 7-3 halftime lead, then put away the Shamrocks behind a five-goal performance from Hannah Stevenson. Paige Glasgow backstopped the victory with six saves in net. Katie Chisholm provided two goals and two assists, while Etta Coburn fired two goals and assisted once. Salmon River’s goals were spread between Kendall Jock, Jill Benedict, Jadie Burns, Meg Martin and Brycelan Sunday. The Shamrock season closed at 9-6 overall.


Salmon River’s Jadie Burns (13) runs up the right side of the field where she is met by Heuvelton’s Cyera McNamera (3) and attempts a stick check to jar the ball loose.  Burns and the Shamrocks were able to hold on for a 12-8 win against the Bulldogs in the Section X  Girls Lacrosse quarterfinals.  (Troy O’Brien photo)  Game Gallery

Salmon River’s Trysten Burns (12) splits two Heuvelton defenders and deliver a pass downfield, reversing the flow of the field to the other side. Salmon River’s precision passing and ability to keep the ball away from the Bulldogs proved crucial in closing out their 12-8 victory.  Trysten Burns scored six times in leading the Shamrock attack, while Jadie Burns and Kendall Jock drilled two goals. Emma LaFaver scored three times for Heuvelton, while Cyera McNamara added two scores. Salmon River advances to face Canton in the semifinal round. Heuvelton finished its season at 3-11 overall.

canton drops state opener to south Jefferson 15-2 

Canton’s Hannah Stevenson (7) rips a bounce shot into the back of the net for Canton's first goal of the game to trim the South Jeff lead to 5-1.  However, the Bears managed just one other goal on the night, also scored by Stevenson, falling to the South Jeff Spartans 15-2 in the New York State Class D Class D opener. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

South Jeff’s Savannah Fish (11) shoots the ball top shelf to scored the game's second goal.


The Massena Red Raiders beat the Canton Lady Bears 9-8 to capture the Section X overall girls lacrosse championship and will advance to state play.  Raider sophomore Claire Tyo produced the game winner, assisted by Meg Wilmshurst with 3:53 remaining to break an 8-8 tie.  Canton held the ball for over two minutes seeking the equalizer that did not come, thanks to the sharp goalkeeping of Gisele Todd, who made 17 saves, including a pair of crucial point-blank stops to preserve the win.  (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Canton’s liz Christy lasers a right sid of the net to ti the game at seven in the second half   Massena bounced out to a 3-0 lead, then led 6-4 at halftime, before the Bears tied the contest 7-7 and 8-8 in the fourth frame.  Claire Tyo and Julia Blair each scored three goals, while Aryssa Hopps scored two goals and an assist, and Cayla Hunkley added a goal and an assist.  For Canton, Hannah Stevenson produced five goals and an assist, Liz Christy added two goals and Carly Mattice netted a goal.  Paige Glasgow stopped 24 shots.

red raiders BLAST red storm with scoring surge

Massena Red Raider Katelyn Kennedy (21) is chased by two defenders as she looks for an open teammate downfield. Massena found open lanes that led to their quick scoring, including seven unanswered goals to open the game. The Red Raiders went on to win 18-6 in the Section X Class C-D semifinal.  (Troy O’Brien photo) Game Gallery

Massena’s Julia Blair (14) finds herself one-on-one with Saranac Lake’s goalie.  Top-seeded Massena blasted 13 goals in the first half, enjoying an 11-goal lead at the break, in cruising to the 18-6 win in the Section X Class C-D semifinal. Aryssa Hopps sprayed four goals. Katelyn Kennedy, Julia Blair and Abigail Johnson each pitched in three markers. Meg Wilmshurst added two goals and an assist. Raiders goalie Gisele Todd stopped 11 shots in net. The Storm closed its season at 6-8.


Games of Weeks 1-6: March 23-May 19, 2018

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018

Saranac Lake 13, Ogdensburg 4


FRIDAY,  MAY 18, 2018

Canton 11, Heuvelton 4
Massena 19, Saranac Lake 1
Salmon River 21, Ogdensburg 0



Saranac Lake 11, Salmon River 8
Massena 19, Ogdensburg 3


TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018

Canton 16, Heuvelton 3


MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018

Saranac Lake 14, Potsdam 11
Heuvelton 11, Ogdensburg 4
Massena 16, Salmon River 10


SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018

Non League
Massena 18, Indian River 4


FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018

Saranac Lake 11, Ogdensburg 1
Non League
Watertown 12, Canton 5
Potsdam 13, Indian River 10


THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018

Salmon River 14, Heuvelton 7
Canton 14, Ogdensburg 3



Canton 12, Saranac Lake 7
Massena 15, Potsdam 11


TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2018

Salmon River 11, Heuvelton 5


MONDAY, MAY 7, 2018

Canton 7, Salmon River 6
Potsdam 18, Heuvelton 13
Massena 14, Saranac Lake 7



Non League
Canton 12, Indian River 0
Watertown 13, Massena 7



Saranac Lake 11, Heuvelton 10
Canton 10, Potsdam 7
Ogdensburg at Salmon River, ppd. to 5/18



Massena 11, Canton 4
Heuvelton 10, Saranac Lake 9


TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018

Massena 19, Heuvelton 1
Salmon River 12, Canton 7

Potsdam 12, Ogdensburg 2


MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2018

Canton 17, Saranac Lake 7
Salmon River 11, Potsdam 9
Massena 15, Ogdensburg 2



Salmon River 13, Potsdam 7



Massena 13, Salmon River 3
Non League
Potsdam 18, Northwood 3
Immaculate Heart 16, Heuvelton 5


MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018

Salmon River 12, Saranac Lake 5


FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018

Heuvelton 8, Ogdensburg 6
Potsdam 18, Saranac Lake 8
Non League
General Brown 15, Canton 4



Canton 12, Massena 6



Canton 17, Ogdensburg 5



Massena 16, Potsdam 8



Non League
Massena 8, Immaculate Heart 7 (OT)
Carthage 20, Salmon River 2
Watertown at Ogdensburg, canceled



Salmon River 12, Ogdensburg 2



Canton 11, Potsdam 2



Massena 17, Heuvelton 3
Non League
Potsdam 15, Indian River 5



Potsdam 13, Ogdensburg 5



Non League
General Brown 17, Potsdam 5


FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018

Potsdam 13, Heuvelton 5

  Massena pulls away from salmon river in 13-3 win

Massena’s Abigail Johnson (9) whips the ball in the bottom right cornier, increasing the Red Raiders' lead to 4-0 over Salmon River.  Massena took a 5-2 lead into the half, but erupted for eight scores in the second half.  Massena beat Salmon River 13-3.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

Salmon River’s Gracie King (22) curves the ball left side for the Shamrocks' first goal of the game, making it 4-1.  Julia Blair scored five goals and Claire Tyo chipped in three goals in the Raiders' win.  Trysten Burns and Gracie King scored first-half goals for the Shamrocks to cut the lead to 4-2.

early scores lift potsdam past indian river 15-5

Potsdam's Caroline Bergan (21) drills a shot over the Indian River defender and goaltender to score the fifth unanswered goal of the game midway through the first half. The Sandstoners carried a strong 7-1 lead into the half and held off the Warriors to capture the 15-5 victory. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Indian River's Abigail Smith (14) fires a shot past Potsdam goalie Daysia Wagner (23) to score the lone goal for the Warriors to chip at the lead in the first half.

Massena opens with 17-3 win over heuvelton bulldogs

Massena attacker Julia Blair (14) drives the ball past the Heuvelton defense for a goal past Bulldogs' netminder Alexa Kiah (13) for the first goal of the game in the opening minutes of their season opener. Massena jumped to a quick 3-0 lead in the first half, leading them to a 17-3 victory. Blair led the Raiders' scoring, while Claire Tyo, Meg Wilmshurst and Lindsay Ladue also scored. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Heuvelton's Emily Martin (6) and Alyssa Johnson (9) combine to steal the ball away from a Massena attacker in front of the Bulldogs' goal.






Massena’s Julia Barr (14) dashes past Ogdensburg defender Maria Pelusi (11) and charges her way toward the Blue Devils' goal.  The Raiders jumped to a quick 5-0 lead in the opening minutes of the game, setting the stage for a 19-3 win over the Blue Devils. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery 

Ogdensburg midfielder Elizabeth Peo (24) steals the ball from a Massena attacker and storms her way toward the Red Raiders' goal in the first half.

potsdam rallies LATE, BUT MASSENA holds on 15-11

Potsdam’s Jacke Butler (15) fights for the ball with Massena’s Margaret Wilmshurst (8).  Butler was able to come away with the possession.  Wilmshurst found the back of the net twice during the first half.  Massena got out to an early lead, then held strong as Potsdam rallied back.  Massena held on to win 15-11. (Troy O’Brien photo) Game Gallery

Massena’s Aryssa Hopps (17) curls around Potsdam’s Natalie Stone (13) for a shot on goal.  Hopps was able to snipe the shot top shelf over Potsdam’s goalkeeper for the score.  Abby Johnson and Julia Blair netted three goals each to lead Massena.  Goalie Gisele Todd made 10 saves. For Potsdam, Joeie Brusso led all scorers with four goals, while Alana McDonald contributed three scores. Potsdam's keepers Julia Basford collected  nine saves and Olivia Scott five stops.

 POTSDAM captures 10-2 victory over ogdensburg

Potsdam attacker Josie Brusso (white) wraps around Ogdensburg defender Olivia McRoberts and blasts a shot past Ogdensburg goalkeeper Ellie Foster (34) to score the first goal of the game in the opening minutes. Potsdam squared its league record at 4-4 in cruising past the O.F.A. Blue Devils 10-2.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

McRoberts (7) tries to counter a full-length charge toward the Ogdensburg goal. 

  salmon river storms past potsdam for victory

Salmon River attacker Krysten Thompson (8) takes a shot over the shoulders of Potsdam defender Natalie Stone (13) and goaltender Julia Basford to score the Shamrocks' fourth unanswered goal of the first half.  The Shamrocks' quick scoring lifted Salmon River past the Sandstoners 11-9. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Salmon River midfielder Morgan Jock (5) surges between two Potsdam defenders after regaining possession of the ball at the beginning of the first half. 


Canton’s Morgan Whitman (12) slings a shot into the left side of the net extneding the Golden Bears' lead to 16-5 in the second half.  Canton would go on to beat the Red Sorm 17-7.  Whitman and Sara Sieminski each scored four goals to lead the Golden Bears.  For Canton, Trysten Burns scored five goals, while Jadie Burns added two marks.  Potsdam was led by Josie Brusso with four goals and Maddie Tremper with two goals.(Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery 

Saranac Lake’s kylee Clark (16) drops the ball in the back of the net making it 16-6 in the second half. 


Canton’s Catherine Chisholm (3) cuts through the Potsdam defense and blasts a shot past Sandstoners goalkeeper Julia Basford (24) to extend the Golden Bears' lead over Potsdam late in the second half. Canton jumped to a 7-2 lead at the half and captured the 11-2 victory over the Sandstoners.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Potsdam’s Emma Thomas (18) dashes past Canton midfielder Nika Husenic (8) as she charges her way toward the Golden Bears' goal midway through the second half. Canton's Morgan Whitman scored six goals for the Bears, followed by teammate Hannah Stratton with four goals. Thomas and Alana McDonald each scored a goal for the Sandstoners.