Malone, Canton, B-M, Harrisville Fall in N.Y. State Openers

2013 SECTION X BOYS SOCCER
Final Standings & Non League Stats

EAST DIVISION           W-L-T  Pts  Non-Lg
x-Madrid-Waddington
Chateaugay
Parishville-Hopkinton
Norwood-Norfolk
St. Regis Falls
Colton-Pierrepont
Brushton-Moira
St. Lawrence Central
12-0-2   26    1-1-0
11-2-1   23    1-1-0
  8-3-3   19    2-0-0
  6-7-1   13    1-1-0
  4-8-2   10    0-0-0
  4-8-2   10    0-2-0
  2-8-4     8    0-0-0
1-12-1     3    0-1-0
CENTRAL DIVISION     W-L-T  Pts  Non-Lg
x-Ogdensburg
Canton
Potsdam
Malone
Salmon River
Massena
Gouverneur
  9-1-2   20    2-1-0
  9-2-1   19    2-1-0
  8-4-0   16    3-1-0
  6-5-1   13    2-1-0
  4-8-0     8    2-2-0
  4-8-0     8    1-3-0
0-12-0     0    0-3-1
WEST DIVISION           W-L-T  Pts  Non-Lg
x-Harrisville
Lisbon
Morristown
Edwards-Knox
Heuvelton
Hammond
Hermon-DeKalb
Clifton-Fine
12-0-2   26    1-1-0
11-1-2   24    1-1-0
11-3-0   22    0-0-0
  6-8-0   12    1-0-1
  4-8-2   10    1-1-0
  4-9-1     9    0-2-0
  4-9-1     9    0-2-0
0-14-0     0    0-1-1

Canton’s Jacob Oatman (15) and an Icabod Crane defender look to gain possession of the ball at midfield in thefirst half of play. The Riders cut down Canton with a goal in each half, beating the Golden Bears 2-0 in the New York State Class B quarterfinals. Diego Lezema and Alex Nieman tallied the goals.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

 

Section X & New York State Boys Class A Playoffs

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013

Class A State Playoffs at Potsdam HS
Peru (VII) 3, Malone (X) 1

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013

Class A Championship at Potsdam HS
(#1) Malone 2, (#2) Massena 0

Malone beats Massena 2-0 For Class A Championship


Massena’s Devin Pale (13) comes up with the ball in a cluster of Red Raiders all going up for the ball in Tuesday’s Section X Class A Championship. Malone’s Alex Johnson broke the fiercely-played scoreless tie at 26:41 of the first half with a 40-yard direct kick that tipped off Massena goalie Cameron Marsh’s high reach and just under the crossbar. Johnson assisted on the Huskies’ second goal, feeding Kody Mulverhill on a breakaway in the 51st minute. Austin LaMay rung up seven saves in net for the shutout, including a Massena’s best goal-scoring chance on a close-range shot from Jason Hammill late in the game. Marsh stopped eleven shots on net for the Raiders.

Malone’s Alex Johnson (15) launches the game’s first goal on a long-distance blast over Massena goalie Cameron Marsh. The Franklin Academy Huskies scored a goal in each half to deliver a 2-0 victory over the Red Raiders in the Section X Class A Championship, which includes a berth in the state playoffs.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

Malone beats Massena 2-0 For Class A Championship


The Peru Indians score the third of three goals against Malone goalie Austin Lamay. Peru buried two quick back-to-back goals in the second half to seal the victory. The Huskies got a late goal, but fell to the Indians 3-1 in the New York State Region II Class A playoff at Potsdam Central. Peru moved up to play for a Class A title this year.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

 Malone’s Kody Mulverhill (10) attempts to head a second goal for the Huskies, but just misses off the top left corner.
 

PERU 3, MALONE 1
After a scoreless game through intermission, the Section VII Peru Indians took the lead against Section X’s Malone Huskies in the fourth minute of the second half in the New York State Region II Class A opening round. Jacob Dick dumped in a goal on a setup from Russell LaFave. However, the back breaker for the Huskies came when the Indians (10-4-2) netted two back-to-back goals within a 40-second span midway through the half. Dick assisted on Peru’s second marker when he connected with Ian Spear. Jonathan Plesis-Belair scored an unassisted goal just seconds later to extend the lead to 3-0. Alex Johnson netted the lone goal for the Huskies, preventing the shutout with an unassisted marker with less than four minutes remaining. Peru goalie Guy Loveless collected 10 saves, while Malone’s Austin Lamay scooped up 22 saves. The Huskies closed their season at 9-7-1 overall.

 

Section X Boys Class B Playoffs

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2013

Class B State Playoffs at SUNY Canton
Ichabod Crane (II) 2, Canton (X) 0

 

MONDAY. NOVEMBER 4, 2013

Class B Championship at SUNY Canton
((#2) Canton 2, (#1) Ogdensburg 0

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Class B Semifinals
(#1) Ogdensburg 4, (#5) Gouverneur 0
(#2) Canton 1, (#3) Potsdam 0

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013

Class B Play-In Game
(#5) Gouverneur 1, (#4) Salmon River 0

Gouverneur Upsets Salmon River in Class B Play-In


Salmon River’s Antoine Domino (8) takes a shot on net, while facing heavy pressure from Gouverneur defenders Curt LaPlant (2) and Dylan Gibson (12) in the opening round of Class B playoffs. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Gouverneur’s Aaron Stevens (3) and Salmon River’s Kahatiron Perkins (22) leap for control of the ball on a header, following a Gouverneur corner kick toward goal.  Tom Andrews drove a direct kick, headed by LaPlant, was tucked home by Jase Briggs to give the Wildcats their first win of the season in the Class B play-in.  The fifth-seeded Wildcats won their first game of the season in the play-in round of the Section X Class B playoffs, pulling out a 1-0 upset victory on a Jase Briggs coal in the 27th minute. The Wildcats advance to face the top seed, Ogdensburg Blue Devils. Salmon River outshot Gouverneur 25-2.  Wildcat goalie Seth Carr hauled in 18 saves in the shutout.

O.F.A. OUSTS GOUVERNEUR IN CLASS B SEMIFINAL GAME 4-0


Ogdensburg’s Matt Piercy (21) and Dakota Brady (23) leap over three Gouverneur defenders for of a Nate Peo corner kick. The Blue Devils went on to down the Wildcats 4-0 in the Section X Class B semifinals and advance to the title game against Canton.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Gouverneur’s Curt LaPlant (blue) and an Ogdensburg forward both get a foot on the ball in Wildcat territory.
 

OGDENSBURG 4, POTSDAM 0
The Ogdensburg Blue Devils advance to the Section X Class B championship game with a 4-0 win over the Gouverneur Wildcats in the semifinal round. The top-seeded Devils grabbed an immediate lead when defender Dakota Brady worked upfield, collective the corner kick from Peyton Lalone and buried the opening goal. O.F.A. – ranked 20th in the latest New York State Sportswriters Class B Boys Soccer Poll, swept to a 3-0 halftime lead and a 21-1 shots-on-goal margin. Nate Peo connected on two other first-half goals, one from Matt Piercey and Rudy Binion in the 30th minute, then the second goal on across from Connor Hannan in the 36th minute. Ogdensburg scored the lone goal of the second half when Hannan launched a corner kick which Piercey headed across and David Prudhomme headed into the net. Jacob Sias needed just one save to collect his ninth shutout of the season. Gouverneur goaltender Seth Carr scooped up 15 shots for the Wildcats. The Blue Devils advance to face #2-seeded Canton for the Class B championship. Gouverneur ends its season at 1-16-1.

Canton Boys Season Ends in 2-0 Loss to Ichabod crane


An Ichabod Crane forward heads the ball toward the Canton goal while facing defense from Canton’s Francesco Palumbo (24).  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery
 

ICHABOD CRANE 2, CANTON 0
Brushton-Moira’s Jonathan Planty (2) races in to put direct pressure on a Lake George forward who is angling for a shot on Panthers’ goalie Taylor Tallman. The Warriors drilled a pair of first-half goals, just five minutes apart, to capture a 2-0 victory over the Panthers in the New York State Class C quarterfinal at SUNY Canton. Kyle Jones scored in the 25th minute, then John Rubado provided an insurance marker for the win. Goalkeeper Jeff Naftaly needed five saves for the shutout victory for the 20-1-1 Warriors. Brushton-Moira phased out its season at 4-9-4 overall.

Canton Beats Ogdensburg 2-0 For "B" Championship


Canton players celebrate after Jake Facey (22) scored the Bears’ second goal midway through the first half in the Section X Class B Championship. In their third meeting of the season, the Bears finally prevailed over Ogdensburg in a 2-0 title win. Keeper Scott Wight made several critical saves among 13 stops.   (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Canton’s Kegan Sovay (12) boots the ball out of harm’s way with Ogdensburg’s Nate Peo (8) attacking the Bears’ net.
 

CANTON 2, OGDENSBURG 0
The third time was the charm for the Canton Golden Bears who failed to collect a victory in the first two regular-season meetings with the Ogdensburg Blue Devils. However, two of the league’s top boys soccer teams met on the pitch again at SUNY Canton in the Section X Class B title game and the Bears not only gained a victory, but a championship. Canton scored both of its goals in the first half. At 11:42, Josh Huiatt dashed in from the left flank and buried a ball that was headed by Shawn Rodee. Ogdensburg had a golden opportunity to tie the contest on a penalty shot two minutes later, but Blue Devil marksman Connor Hannon missed the shot wide left. After fending off several O.F.A. chances to tie, Canton got a crucial second goal six minutes later, when Jake Facey rolled onto a ball in the 18-yard box and went top shelf over O.F.A. goaltender Jacob Sias (three saves). Despite being outshot19-5, the Bears’ defense closed ranks around goalie Scott Wight who made several spectacular saves among his 19 stops to keep the swarming, but frustrated Blue Devils off the scoreboard. Canton will advance to the New York State Class B opening round.

FACEY SCORES LONE GOAL TO SEND CANTON TO "B" FINALE 


Canton’s Jake Facey (right) leans in to head the ball to the back of the net behind Potsdam keeper Jack Byrnes off a corner kick from the Bears’ Tanner Sanderson (9). Scott Wight would make it stand up with six saves in Canton’s 1-0 Class B semifinal win.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

Potsdam’s Ian Vitak (7) heads the ball up the field over a pack of Golden Bears as The Sandstoners try an equalizer.
 

CANTON 1, POTSDAM 0
Canton’s Jake Facey scored the game’s only goal, assisted by Tanner Sanderson, to propel the Golden Bears into the Section X Class B championship game with a 1-0 victory over the Potsdam Sandstoners. Canton goalie Scott Wight made a spectacular diving save with just 12 seconds left in regulation to preserve a three-save shutout and victory. Canton advances to face Ogdensburg in the Class B title game. Potsdam goalkeeper Jack Byrnes stop six shots. The Sandstoners ended their season at 11-6 overall.

 

Section X Boys Class C Playoffs

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2013

Class C State Playoffs at SUNY Canton
Lake George (II) 2, Brushton-Moira (X) 0

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Class C Championship at SUNY Canton
(#2) Brushton-Moira 2 (#1) Norwood-Norfolk 0

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013

Class C Semifinal
(#2) Brushton-Moira 1, (#3) St. Lawrence Central 0

BURKE LEADS B-M PANTHERS TO CLASS C TITLE VS. FLYERS


Norwood-Norfolk’s Brandon Palmer (8) battles the ball away from Brushton-Moira’s Austin Tavernia (15) at midfield to start a push toward the Panthers' goal looking to get on the board in the first half.  The B-M Panthers defeated the Flyers 2-0 to capture the Section X Class C Championship.

Norwood-Norfolk’s Jake Mathie (20) and Brushton-Moira’s Nathan Niles (21) chase down the ball from a deflected header near the Norwood-Norfolk goal. Niles dented the mesh with the second goal to secure the Panthers a 2-0 win and the Class C title.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery
 

BRUSHTON-MOIRA 2, NORWOOD-NORFOLK 0
“We’ve been competitive all season and were in most of our games, but our record didn’t reflective it,” Brushton-Moira Coach Adam Britton told North Country SportsNet. However, the Panthers finished when it counted, in the playoffs, including a 2-0 victory over top-seeded Norwood-Norfolk in the Section X Class C championship. Brushton-Moira’s Roland Burke buried what would proved to be the game-winner on a quick shot in the 11th minute of play on a cross by Patrick McKernan. With 14 minutes remaining in the second half, Burke sent off another blast that ricocheted off the Flyer defense and directly to Nathan Niles whose shot sailed across the crease and into the opposite right corner of the net. Panther keeper Taylor Tallman protected the victory with five stops between the pipes, while Norwood-Norfolk’s Garrett Waite turned out seven shots. The Panthers will draw an opening-round bye in the New York State Class C playoffs, then will host the Region II Championship on Friday at SUNY Canton against the winner of the Section II vs. Section VII opening-round contest. The Flyers closed their improved season at 7-9-1 overall.

Canton Boys Season Ends in 2-0 Loss to Ichabod crane


Brushton-Moira’s Patrick McKernan (7) takes a dribble move around a Lake George defender on his way toward the Warriors’ goal. Lake George scored two first-half goals, about five minutes part in the first half, to down the Brushton-Moira Panthers 2-0 in the New York State Class C quarterfinal at SUNY Canton.   (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Brushton-Moira’s Jonathan Planty (2) races in to put direct pressure on a Lake George forward who is angling for a shot on Panthers’ goalie Taylor Tallman.
 

LAKE GEORGE 2, BRUSHTON-MOIRA 0
The Lake George Warriors drilled a pair of first-half goals, just five minutes apart, to capture a 2-0 victory over the Panthers in the New York State Class C quarterfinal at SUNY Canton. Kyle Jones scored in the 25th minute, then John Rubado provided an insurance marker for the win. Goalkeeper Jeff Naftaly needed five saves for the shutout victory for the 20-1-1 Warriors. Brushton-Moira phased out its season at 4-9-4 overall.

Brushton-Moira "LeBlancs" St. Lawrence Central 1-0


Brushton-Moira’s Adam Martin (3) attempts to get a head on the corner kick, but St. Lawrence Central goalie Hadyn St. Hilaire swats it away. Darren LeBlanc poked in the game’s lone goal from Patrick McKirnan in the second half to lift the Panthers to a 1-0 win. B-M advances to the Class C final vs. Norwood-Norfolk.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

Brushton-Moira’s Adam Martin (3) takes a shot on goal, but misses just wide. Panthers’ goalie Taylor Tallman squeezed 13 saves to protect a 1-0 shutout victory over the Larries in the Section X Class C semifinal. St. Lawrence Central goalie Hadyn St. Hilaire reeled in 18 saves. The Panthers’ win sets the stage for a third meeting with the Norwood-Norfolk Flyers on Saturday for the Section X Class C Championship. The Larries closed out their season at 1-14-1.

 

Section X Boys Class D Playoffs

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2013

Class D State Playoffs at SUNY Plattsburgh
Chazy (VII) 10, Harrisville (X) 0

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2013

Class D Championship at Potsdam HS
(#2) Harrisville 1, (#5) Morristown 0 (2OT)

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013

Class D Semifinals at Potsdam HS
(#2) Harrisville 1, (#3) Chateaugay 0
(#5) Morristown 1, (#9) Heuvelton 0

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Class D Quarterfinal
(#3) Chateaugay 2, (#6) Lisbon 0
(#2) Harrisville 1, (#7) Edwards-Knox 0
(#5) Morristown 2, (#4) Parishville-Hopkinton 1
(#9) Heuvelton 1, (#1) Madrid-Waddington 1 (OT/Tie)
    (Heuvelton wins in second shootout 9-8)

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2013

Class D Opening Round
(#4) Parishville-Hopkinton 4, (#13) Clifton-Fine 0
(#5) Morristown 3, (#12) Hammond 0
(#6) Lisbon 4, (#11) Hermon-DeKalb 1
(#10) Colton-Pierrept. 0, (#7) Edwards-Knox (OT/Tie)
     (Edwards-Knox wins shootout 4-3)
(#9) Heuvelton 2, (#8) St. Regis Falls 1 (2OT)

HARRISVILLE NETS QUICK GOAL TO EDGE CHATEAUGAY IN SEMI


Chateaugay’s Derek LaBare (14) and Harrisville’s Taylor Sale (5) battle for possession of the ball near the Chateaugay goal late in the Section X Class D semifinal. The Pirates captured the 1-0 win to advance to Thursday’s championship game against the Morristown Green Rockets.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Game Broadcast

Chateaugay’s Darek LaBare (14) breaks away from the Harrisville defense near midfield in the semifinal game.
 

HARRISVILLE 1, CHATEAUGAY 0
The Harrisville Pirates netted a goal just 2:26 in the first half, then held off the Chateaugay Bulldogs for a 1-0 victory in the Section X Class D semifinals. Tim Fowler tickled the twine on the Pirates’ first shot on net, following a set up from Jared Dreythaler. Both teams played such tight defense that Chateaugay managed only a light 5-4 edge in shots on goal for the game. Harrisville keeper Zane Mono made two diving saves among his five stops. Chateaugay netminder Josh Trombley stopped three shots. Harrisville advances to face Morristown in the Section X Class D championship on Thursday at Potsdam High School. Chateaugay folded up its season at 13-4-1.

#5 MORRISTOWN DEALS #4 P-H PANTHERS OUT OF PLAYOFFS


Parishville-Hopkinton goalie Kobe Wells tries in vain to stop a shot from Morristown’s James Richard (20) to give the Rockets a 2-1 lead and what became the winning goal. The fifth-seeded Rockets upended the #4-seed Panthers to advance.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Morristown’s Devin Dulmage (23) heads the ball upfield and rolls into scoring position against P-H's Preston Frank (5).
 

MORRISTOWN 2, PARISHVILLE-HOPKINTON 1
In a hotly-contested battle between Class D’s fourth and fifth seeds, the Morristown Green Rockets upended the Parishville-Hopkinton Panthers 2-1 in the section’s quarterfinal round. The Rockets’ Jake Van Arnum shot the Rockets onto the scoreboard in the 19th minute with a blast from 15 yards away. Wyatt Snell tied the game for the Panthers with an unassisted goal, nine minutes later. Morristown scored the only goal of the second half when Zach Kanaly fed a breaking James Richards on a lead pass in the 63rd minute to register the game-winning goal. Morristown keeper Lucas King collected 12 saves, while the Panthers’ Kobe Wells stopped 10 shots. Morristown advances to face the ninth-seeded upset winner Heuvelton in the semifinal round. Parishville-Hopkinton finished its season at 11-4-3. 

CHATEAUGAY'S LATE GOALS TURN BACK LISBON KNIGHTS


Chateaugay’s Dylan LaBare (15) gets a foot on the ball to block Lisbon’s Adam Kelley (10) from his drive to the goal. The Bulldogs scored twice in the final 16 minutes to down the Lisbon Golden Knights 2-0 in the Class D Quarterfinal matchup.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Lisbon’s Tristen Vine (9) battles the ball away from Chateaugay’s Zack Cowan (16) near the Chateaugay goal.
 

CHATEAUGAY 2, LISBON 0
The Chateaugay Bulldogs scored two times in the final 16 minutes of play – the score on the trickling shot over the line and the other on a blast from 15 yards out – to beat the Lisbon Golden Knights 2-0 in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. Chad Stalter assisted on both goals, first setting up Tyler Jones with a blast that was initially stopped by Lisbon goalkeeper Jimmy Robinson. However, the ball trickled over the goal line with just under 16 minutes remaining. Seth Young then took a Stalter past and, from the front corner of the penalty area, went top shelf past Robinson with nine minutes remaining. Bulldog goalkeeper Josh Trombley turned away three shots for the shutout. Robinson also had three saves for Lisbon. Chateaugay advances to face Harrisville in the Section X semifinals. Lisbon’s season closed at 13-3-2.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Cougars Survive Shootout To Advance Past Colts


Edwards-Knox’s Darion Deon (6) goes up for a header against Colton-Pierrepont’s Noah Whalen (8). After a scoreless tie through regulation and two overtimes, Edwards-Knox outscored Colton-Pierrepont 4-3 in the penalty-kick shootout to win the Section X Class D opening round playoff.  (Tyler Perry photo)  Game Gallery

Colton-Pierrepont’s Ethan Knight (9) tries to win possession of the ball against Edwards-Knox’s Kyle Gotham (7). The goalies – Edwards-Knox’s Kaden Dandrow (seven saves) and Colton-Pierrepont’s Bruce Avery (10 saves) – held the opposition scoreless through 110 minutes of regulation and overtime, forcing their Section X Class D opening round game into a shootout for advancement. Dandrow, Hunter Tuttle, Derrick Clark and Abe White tallied four penalty shots, while the Colts got just three from Avery, Riley Doyle and Noah Whalen in a thrilling 4-3 shootout. The seventh-seeded Cougars earned the right to advance against #2-seeded Harrisville in the quarterfinal. The Colts polished off their season at 4-10-3.

Heuvelton Triumphs in 2-1 Sudden Victory Over Saints


Heuvelton’s Luke Brown (17) gets a shot at the corner of the net against St. Regis Falls’ goalkeeper Mike Smith. Brown scored a sudden-victory goal with three minutes left in the second overtime lifting Heuvelton to a 2-1 win over the Saints in the Section X Class D opening-round game, played at St Regis Falls.  (Shonn Serber photo)  Game Gallery

Chaos around the net as St. Regis Falls’ goalie Mike Smith (red) skies up to block the ball and secure it. Heuvelton’s Lucas Brown made a left-to-right move, beat a defender, then buried his shot in the lower-right corner of the net to touch off a sudden-victory celebration for the Bulldogs with three minutes left in the second overtime. Ninth-seeded Heuvelton edged #8-seeded St. Regis Falls 2-1 in the opening round of Section X Class D playoffs. Will Tennant also scored for Heuvelton on a direct kick in the first half to tie the game, after Ryan Duquette netted the opening goal for the Saints. The Bulldogs advance to tangle with top-seeded Madrid-Waddington in the quarterfinals on Saturday. St. Regis Falls closed its season at 4-9-2 overall.

MORRISTOWN TURNS BACK HAMMOND IN CLASS D OPENER


Hammond keeper Nic Jewett makes a save with Morristown’s Ryan Vollmer crashing the net looking for a rebound. The Green Rockets got unassisted goals from Vollmer, James Richards, and Devin Dulmage to stack up a 3-0 win over the #12-seeded Red Devils in the Section X Class D opener.  Game Gallery

Hammond’s Zach Cunningham (2) chases after the loose ball along with a Morristown defender. Lucas King collected 10 saves in the shutout for the fifth-seeded Rockets who face Parishville-Hopkinton in the Class D quarterfinals. Hammond finished its season at 4-12-1. (Eric Foote photo)

HARRISVILLE PUMMELED BY CHAZY IN N.Y.S. QUARTERFINAL

CHAZY 1, HARRISVILLE 0
Only two days after surviving an overtime defensive battle in the Section X Class D Championship, the Harrisville Pirates suffered from a brutal start, pummeled with eight goals in the first 25 minutes of play, en route to suffering a 10-0 defeat at the hands of the Section VII Champion Chazy Eagles in the New York State Region II Class D soccer quarterfinal. Harrisville closed its season at 16-2-2.

Class D Boys O.T. Tangle: Pirates Tip Rockets 1-0


A cluster of players gather to get control of the ball near the Rockets’ goal. Morristown’s Devin Dulmage (23), while Harrisville’s Nate Weaver (7) tries to get a head on the ball as well. Chris Sullivan’s sudden-victory goal in the first overtime clinched the Section X Class D title for the Pirates who defeated then Green Rockets 1-0.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery  Awards Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Including wheelchair-bound Jared Dreythaler who broke his ankle in the semifinal contest, Harrisville boys flood the field to celebrate after clinching the Class D championship. The Pirates defeated the Morristown Green Rockets 1-0.
 

HARRISVILLE 1, MORRISTOWN 0 (OT)
While Morristown had more shots on goal, it was Harrisville’s Chris Sullivan who pulled the trigger on a wide-angle shot from the Pirates’ left bow that found its way into the net. The medium-level volley ripped across the Rockets’ crease, ricocheted off the far goalpost and spun over the goal line. At 8:21 of overtime, Harrisville pulled out a 1-0 sudden victory over the Green Rockets in the 2013 Section X Class D Championship, spoiling Morristown’s bid for their first boys soccer title, following their first appearance in the championship game since 1994. Both teams had nearly a dozen scoring chances during regulation. Morristown held a 4-3 advantage in shots at halftime and 7-5 at game’s end. The Rockets’ best chance to score an upset came late in the first half, when right winger Ryan Vollmer blasted a running shot through the crease, just out of the one-handed diving reach of Harrisville goalie Zane Mono and zipped just inches wide of the far goalpost. Mono collected seven saves in the shutout. Morristown goalie Luke King stopped four shots. The Rockets ended their best season in more than a dozen years with a 14-4 record. Harrisville advances to the New York State Region II Class D opening round against Section VII Champion Chazy on Saturday, 11:00 a.m., at Plattsburgh High School.

richards thrusts rockets past heuvelton in "d" Semis


Heuvelton’s Dylan Liscum (10) rushes his way past Morristown’s Devin Dulmage (23) through midfield for a breakaway on goal. The Rockets won a scramble in front of the Heuvelton net and scored the lone goal with 7:45 left to reach the Section X Class D championship for the first time since 1994.   Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Morristown’s Michael Preston (36) breaks around two Heuvelton defenders to attack the Bulldogs' goal during second-half action.  (Cody Jenne photo)
 

MORRISTOWN 1, HEUVELTON 0
In this postseason, the Morristown Green Rockets finally broke through with a playoff win for the first time since 2002. And now, in this same season, they have three postseason wins and a berth in the Section X Class D Championship, following a late goal and a 1-0 victory over the Heuvelton Bulldogs in the Class D semifinals. After a header from Jake VanArnum, James Richards connected for the lone goal of the game with 7:45 left in regulation to lift the Rockets to their first appearance in the Section X Class D title game since 1994. Morristown outshot Heuvelton 11-6. Both teams had near misses on net earlier in the contest, including a Bulldogs’ shot that rang off the upper right corner of the net. Morristown keeper Lucas King stopped six shots, while Heuvelton goalie Zach LaShomb collected 10 saves. Morristown advances to the championship contest to face second-seeded Harrisville on Thursday at Potsdam High School. Heuvelton closes its season at 7-9-3 overall.

#9 HEUVELTON STUNS #1 M-W JACKETS IN LONG SHOUTOUT


The ball is seen flying past Madrid-Waddington goalkeeper T.J. Gagnon on a long shot from Heuvelton’s Will Tennant tying the game. After a 1-1 tie through regulation and OT, Heuvelton edged the Jackets 8-7 in a penalty kick shootout for the right to advance. (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

Heuvelton goalie Zach LaShomb kneels to make the save on the last penalty kick in the second series of an 8-7 shootout, ending the game with the Bulldogs advancing.
 

HEUVELTON 1, MADRID-WADDINGTON 1 (OT/Tie)
(Heuvelton advances on shootout 8-7)

Madrid-Waddington outshot the Heuvelton Bulldogs 9-2 early in the game, but the defending Section X Class D champions managed to weather the early storm and pull off an overtime and shootout victory over the top-seeded Yellow Jackets in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. Madrid-Waddington got a first-half goal when Kyle Pickering scored from Jeff Mott. Heuvelton countered with the equalizer in the second half when Will Tenant buried the ball on an unassisted goal. Heuvelton keeper Zach Lashomb arrested 11 shots, while and Jackets goalie T.J. Gagnon flagged to eight shots. After two scoreless overtimes for an official 1-1 tie, the teams tied 4-4 on the first round of penalty kicks for the right to advance. Shane Cryderman, Kaden Pickering, Jacob Barney and Tyler Robinson scored for the Jackets, while Heuvelton countered with goals from Aiden Scagel, Noah Steele, Dylan Liscum and Andrew Streeter. In the second round of penalty kicks, Heuvelton got four consecutive scores from Joe McDonell, Ben Jacobs, Ethan Burwell and Mike Martin. However, Madrid-Waddington connected on only their first three shooters: Harrison VanBuren, T.J. Gagnon and Aaron Armstrong. Heuvelton advances to play West neighbor Morristown in the Class D semifinals. Madrid-Waddington closed a spectacular 13-2-2 season.

HARRISVILLE SURVIVES PESKY E-K COUGARS IN 1-0 Q-FINAL  

 Edwards-Knox’s Darion Deon (6) looks to cut back for an opening past Harrisville’s Chris Sullivan (6). The Pirates grabbed a hard-fought 1-0 victory over the Cougars to advanced to the Section X Class D semifinals against Chateaugay.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Harrisville’s Chris Sullivan (6) and Edwards-Knox’s Jordan Janette (3) both chase down the ball, following a Harrisville throw-in near the Cougars’ goal.
 

HARRISVILLE 1, EDWARDS-KNOX 0
The second-seeded Harrisville Pirates got a late first-half goal, then fended off the Edwards-Knox Cougars for a 1-0 victory in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. Tylor Sales connected on a Jared Dreythaler pass with nine minutes remaining in the first half for the game’s only goal. Pirates’ goalkeeper Zane Mono backstopped the victory with nine saves. Edwards-Knox netminder Kaden Dandrow kept his team close with nine saves. Harrisville advances to the Class D semifinals to meet #3-seeded Chateaugay. Edwards-Knox closed its season at 8-9-1 overall.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

P-H PANTHERS SHUT DOWN CLIFTON-FINE IN "D" OPENER


Parishville-Hopkinton’s Lucas Snell (9) lifts a solid shot on goal over Clifton-Fine keeper Jordan Panty for a 1-0 lead. The fourth-seeded Parishville-Hopkinton Panthers scored a pair of goals in each half to defeat the #13-seeded Clifton-Fine Eagles 4-0 in the Section X Class D opening round playoff contest.  (Shonn Serber photo)  Game Gallery

Clifton-Fine’s Donavan Tebo (2) sails up for a header and redirect the ball towards a teammate near the Parishville-Hopkinton net. On Preston Frank’s corner kick, Parishville-Hopkinton’s Wyatt Snell buried the opening goal by going top shelf over Clifton-Fine keeper Jordan Planty who kept the Eagles in the game with 15 saves. Frank added an unassisted marker to build a 2-0 lead by intermission. Snell set up Frank for the third goal, then tallied an unassisted goal himself. Kobe Wells made one save in the shutout. The Panthers advance to face Morristown in the quarterfinals. Clifton-Fine finished 0-16-1.

LISBON TRIMS H-D DEMONS 4-1 IN CLASS D OPENING ROUND


Lisbon’s Adam Kelley has his shot scoot between the legs of Hermon-DeKalb goalie Zach Robinson and just wide of the net.  Lisbon’s Adam Kelley struck two goals just 56 apart, the Kolby Jordan and Ryan Mason added insurance markers as the sixth-seeded Golden Knights downed the 11th-seeded Hermon-DeKalb Green Demons in a Section X opening-round game at Lisbon.   (Eric Foote photo)  Game Gallery

Lisbon’s Tristen Vine (9) controls the ball, while being marked by Hermon-DeKalb’s Ryan Matthews (18). Kane Jordan assisted on his brother’s goal, while Coleman Smith picked up an assist on Mason’s tally. Lisbon moves forward to face Chateaugay in the quarterfinal round on Saturday. Cameron Hance scored the lone goal for the Demons, who closed their season at 4-12-1.