Canton Repeats Section X Title; Massena 2nd, N-N Flyers 3rd

Final NCSN Girls Team Rankings

Tupper Lake
Salmon River
Indian River
Pts  1st   2nd  3rd
60      6      0      0
 49      0      3      2
 45      0      2      1
 44      0      1      3
 36      0      0      0
 36      0      0      0
 21      0      0      0
 17      0      0      0
 13      0      0      0
 10      0      0      0
Based on season meets. (Points given weekly in descending order of finish:
1st place = 10 pts; 2nd = 9 pts, etc.

Hurdlers from Ogdensburg, Malone and Norwood-Norfolk leap past the first set of hurdles in the 60-meter hurdle event, won by Canton's Sidney Lorenc.  She also won the 300 meters.  The Canton Golden Bears captured the 2019 Section X Championship scoring 124 points in the meet. The Bears were followed by Massena (80) Norwood-Norfolk (78), Potsdam (78) and Gouverneur (59) to round out the top five. (Donnie King photo) Meet Gallery


Indoor Track Championship - February 14, 2019

 NCSN Girls Indoor Track Scoreboard


Section X Championship at St. Lawrence Univ.
Canton 124
Massena 80
Norwood-Norfolk 78
Potsdam 78
Gouverneur 59
Malone 52
Ogdensburg 34
Tupper Lake 23
Salmon River 8
Indian River 4
Complete Championship Results

Runners from Canton, Gouverneur and Potsdam pace around the third corner in the 1600-meter run.  The Golden Bears won the 2019 Section X Indoor Track and Field Championship scoring 124 points in the meet, followed by the Massena Red Raiders who scored 80. Norwood-Norfolk (78), Potsdam (78) and Gouverneur (59) rounded out the top five team finishes.

canton captures section x championship; massena 2nd

Hurdlers from Ogdensburg, Malone and Norwood-Norfolk leap past the first set of hurdles in the 60-meter hurdle event, won by Canton's Sidney Lorenc.  She also won the 300 meters, while teammate Ariana Whitaker topped the 3000-meter run. Potsdam's Sophia Janoyan won the 55 meters and long and triple jumps -- and was Field MVP. Norwood-Norfolk's Madeleine Dineen with the 600 and 1500 meters; the Flyers Alana Elliott won the shot put. Dineen and Lawrence were named Co-Track MVPs. Gouverneur' s Grace Cummings captured the 1000 meters. Ogdensburg's Rose Jenault won the high jump. Canton won the 3200 relay, 800 relay, while Massena won the 1600 meter relay.  (Howard King photo) Meet Gallery


Indoor Track Meet #6 - February 8, 2019

 NCSN Girls Indoor Track Scoreboard


Week 6 at St. Lawrence University
Canton 116
Massena 89
Gouverneur 80
Malone 66
Potsdam 63
Norwood-Norfolk 55
Ogdensburg 42
Tupper Lake 17
Salmon River 6
Indian River dnp

Complete Week 6 Track Results


The Canton girls track team completed a season-long sweep with its sixth straight finish at the top of the leaderboard.  With 116 points, the Golden Bears also established their biggest margin over the rest of the field for the season at 27 points.  For the third time this season, Massena finished second, giving the Red Raiders second place for the season, their best finish in years.  Gouverneur finished third for the week and the season.  Malone finished fourth, its best position since Week 1.  Potsdam finished in fifth for the week, but fourth overall for the season.


Indoor Track Meet #5 - February 2, 2019

 NCSN Girls Indoor Track Scoreboard


Week 5 at St. Lawrence University
Canton 104
Plattsburgh 80
Massena 64
Potsdam 55
Saranac Central 53
Gouverneur 39
Norwood-Norfolk 33
Malone 30
Chittenango 29
AuSable Valley 15
Seton Catholic 15
Beekmantown 10
Salmon River 6
Tupper Lake 5
Ogdensburg 4
Indian River 3
Complete Week 5 Track Results

The Canton girls track team swept to its fifth-straight competition victory, despite an expanded field of 16 teams at the annual NAC Invitational.  Teams from Section VII  --Plattsburgh, Saranac Central, AuSable Valley, Seton Catholic and Beekmantown -- along with Section III's Chittenango joined the 10 teams from the Northern Athletic Conference.  With one week remaining, Canton captured enough points in the NCSN standings to capture the regular-season title.  While Plattsburgh captured second place overall, Massena was second-best and Potsdam third-best in Section X for the second-straight week.  Section X-NAC captured six of the top eight positions at the invitational, with Section VII recording the other two spots. 

canton placed 1st in track meet, and Plattsburg  2nd.

Runners from Ogdensburg, Indian River and Tupper Lake compete in the girls 60 meter hurdles. Massena’s Violet Reyes won the event at the Section X Invitational.  Among the 16 schools, Canton finished first, followed by Plattsburgh and Massena.  (Josh Wangerin photo)  Meet Gallery

A competitor from Canton clears the bar in a successful high jump attempt. The event was won by Canton’s Amy Seager.


Indoor Track Meet #4 - January 25, 2019

 NCSN Girls Indoor Track Scoreboard


Week 4 at St. Lawrence University
Canton 100½
Gouverneur 89
Massena 82
Norwood-Norfolk 72
Malone 68
Potsdam 61
Ogdensburg 38½
Salmon River 10
Indian River dnp
Tupper Lake dnp
Complete Week 4 Track Results

An competitor from Gouverneur takes her second attempt in the shot put event.


Competitors from several Section X teams run around the bend in the early moments in the 1500-meter run. Canton completed its fourth meet victory this season with 100½ points, but their margin of victory closed to just 11½ points as Gouverneur (89)move back into second place ahead of Massena (82).  Norwood-Norfolk (72) pushed dup to fourth place, just ahead of Malone (68) and Potsdam (61).  (NCSN file photo by Cody Jenne)


Indoor Track Meet #3 - January 18, 2019

 NCSN Girls Indoor Track Scoreboard


Week 3 at St. Lawrence University
Canton 97
Massena 81
Potsdam 73
Norwood-Norfolk 73
Malone 65
Gouverneur 64
Tupper Lake 29
Ogdensburg 28
Indian River 19
Salmon River 7
Complete Week 3 Track Results

Runners from across the Section get off to a fast start in the girls 300-meter run.  The first six teams all provided tight competition, with Canton topping the final leader board for the third straight week with 97 points. Massena climbed to second, while Potsdam and Norwood-Norfolk finished next with 73 points each. Malone edged out Gouverneur 65-64 for the fifth and sixth spots.

canton wins 3rd straight; massena 2nd, potsdam 3rd

A Gouverneur competitor in the girls shotput event.  Canton’s Sydney Lorenc dashed to victory in the 300 meters. Canton won all three relays. Norwood-Norfolk’s Maddie Dineen won the 600 and 3000 meters, while teammate Sydney Levison claimed the 1500 meters and Alaina Elliott topped the shot put. Potsdam’s Sophia Janoyan won the 55-meter dash and the triple jump. Massena’s Hayley Castagnier topped the 60-meter hurdles. Malone’s Bethany Poirier won the 1000 meters, while teammate Alexis Borman won the long jump. OFA’s Rose Jenault leapt to the win in the high jump.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Meet Gallery 


Indoor Track Meet #2 - January 11, 2019

 NCSN Girls Indoor Track Scoreboard


Week 2 at St. Lawrence University
Canton 97
Potsdam 84
Massena 83½
Gouverneur 79½
Norwood-Norfolk 65
Malone 62
Ogdensburg 26
Indian River 22
Tupper Lake 18
Salmon River 7

Complete Week 2 Track Results

Runners from Canton and Gouverneur stay stride-for-stride throughout the girls 60-meter hurdles.  Following three heats, Massena ninth grader Hayley Castagnier clocked the best time at 10.90 seconds, just 0.07 seconds ahead of Raider teammate Violet Reyes.  Tupper Lake's Sandra Kwasniak was  third just 0.15 off the pace, while Canton's Sydney Lorenc was just 0.17 behind in a very tight race.


Norwood-Norfolk's Sydney Levison has an early lead with teammate Maddie Deneen and runners from Salmon River and Gouverneur in the girls' 1000-meter run.  Deneen (3:25.00) outlegged Levison by by just 3.03 seconds to finish first and second in the event.  Gouverneur's Grace Cummings finished a close third, just 5.10 seconds off the lead pace.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Meet Gallery
For the second week this season, the Canton Golden Bears took top team honors with 97 points.  However, Potsdam and Massena surged into the next two positions and tightened the leaderboard, challenging the Bears at the top.  Potsdam with 84 points trimmed Canton's win to just 13 points.  Massena jumped from fifth to third place, just a half-point behind Potsdam.  While Gouverneur finished fourth at 79½, the Wildcats also trimmed its margin behind the leading Bears.  Norwood-Norfolk moved up a notch to fifth, edging ahead of Malone by just three points. 


Indoor Track Meet #1 - December 14, 2018

 NCSN Girls Indoor Track Scoreboard


Week 1 at St. Lawrence University
Canton 111
Gouverneur 90½
Potsdam 74½
Malone 70
Massena 64½
Norwood-Norfolk 45
Ogdensburg 35½
Tupper Lake 20
Salmon River 14
Indian River 13
Complete Week 1 Track Results

A competitor from Gouverneur takes her third and final attempt in the Shot Put.  The event was won by Salmon River's Logan Lazore.  Alex Pinkerton also tossed for the best distance of the night at 28 feet four inches.


Runners from Malone, Norwood-Norfolk, Gouverneur, Tupper Lake, Canton and Potsdam dash into the third turn of the fast-paced 300-meter run. Canton junior Sydney Lawrence (46.9 seconds) emerged through the pack to claim a 1.63 second win over Gouverneur sophomore Kaydence Spicer by just 1.63 seconds.  Canton won the meet with 111 points, with Gouverneur second and Potsdam third.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Meet Gallery