Gouverneur, Watertown, St. Lawrence, O.F.A., Tupper Win in Wk. 7

Final 2019 Section X Football Standings

x-Gouverneur Wildcats
Ogdensburg Blue Devils
Potsdam Sandstoners
Watertown Cyclones
St. Lawrence Larries
Canton Golden Bears
Massena Red Raiders
Malone Huskies
Eight-Man Football
Tupper Lake Lumberjacks
Div.  Class  Overall  PF    PA
7-0      2-0       7-0    319     68
6-1      1-1       6-1    270     93
5-2      1-0       5-2    218   101
4-3      2-0       4-3    188   223
3-4      0-2       3-4      93   203
2-5      1-1       2-5    151   237
1-6      0-2       1-6    117   223
0-7      0-1       0-7      32   240
3-3      0-0       3-3    113   180

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Gouverneur’s Mitchell Tyler (4) dives to make a catch as Canton’s Ashton Cloce (5) chases him  to defend. The Wildcats later scored on the drive with a touchdown by quarterback Caleb Farr to build the lead to 22-6.  Gouverneur went on to win the game 48-12 to complete its fourth consecutive undefeated regular season. (Kevin Fisher photo) Game Gallery


Games of Week 7-8: October 18-25, 2019

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Tupper Lake 7, Cooperstown 0 (F)



Gouverneur 48, Canton 12
Watertown 38, Malone 8



St. Lawrence Central 28, Massena 19
Ogdensburg 48, Potsdam 16
Section III Eight Man Football
Tupper Lake 30, Sherburne-Earlville 14


St. Lawrence’s Torran Robertson (20) is brought down by two Massena defenders.  However, Robertson scored a pair of touchdowns late in the first half to help build a 21-6 Larries' lead.  Massena closed within two points at 21-19 in the third quarter, before SLC finally put the game away on defense 28-19.  (Andrew Baker photo)  Game Gallery
St. Lawrence Central's Ethan LaRock (82 breaks a tackle from Massena’s Hunter Pryce (23) and picks up a first down.  Steven Horner opened the scoring with a nine-yard run to put St. Lawrence Central on top 7-0. Christian McSurdy scrambled end-around 14 yards to paydirt, putting theRed Raiders on the scoreboard at 7-6.  Torran Robertson's reception turned into a tackle-breaking scramble for 16 yards to the end zone to extend the Larries' lead to 14-6.  Robertson on a three-yard run provided what proved to be the game-winning score, extending the Larries' lead to 21-6.  Massena came out of halftime with two strong scoring drives to cut the lead to 21-19, before the Larries' defense closed the door on the Raiders.

Cyclone QB Deante Hall rushed eight times for 170 yards and two touchdowns, while tossing a 30-yard TD pass to Donovan Millan for a third score in Watertown’s 38-8 win over Malone. The win earned the Cyclones a 4-3 record in their first year back in Section X. Malone ran the table without a win this season. Jude Converse and Jaiden Ramsey each scored touchdowns on one-yard runs for Watertown.

cats finish 4th unbeaten regular season in row

Gouverneur’s Mitchell Tyler (4) dives to make a catch as Canton’s Ashton Cloce (5) chases him  to defend. The Wildcats later scored on the drive with a touchdown by quarterback Caleb Farr to build the lead to 22-6.  Gouverneur went on to win the game 48-12 to complete its fourth consecutive undefeated regular season. (Kevin Fisher photo) Game Gallery

The Golden Bears’ Adam Calton (2) wires a pass to Bryce Lake for a seven-yard completion as Wildcats’ defenders rush the quarterback.  Gouverneur broke away from a 14-6 second-quarter lead with 28 straight points to take command. The Wildcats whipped up 34 points in the first half. Farr dashed for two touchdowns on 83 yards rushing and five carries, plus five completions for another 112 yards. Stowell and Joe Cummings each produced a touchdown in each half. Mitch Tyler also scampered for paydirt.


The Blue Devils’s MeSean Johnson (15) runs wide up the field to gain the first down Friday night.  In a matchup of two previous 5-1 teams, Ogdensburg got the jump in scoring quickly, while the defense held Potsdam to just one offensive touchdown and one kick return for a touchdown in a 48-16 victory.  (Kevin Fisher photo)

A second-quarter, Blue Devil scoring fest broke open an otherwise close game against the Potsdam Sandstoners, propelling Ogdensburg to a 48-16 win. The O.F.A. defense held the Potsdam running game in check, allowing just a touchdown and a two-point conversion in the second quarter and another in the fourth. Both teams started the game with identical 5-1 records. Stephen Morley’s nine-yard run was the only scoring in the first quarter, allowing the hosts to edge out to a 6-0 lead. In the 24-point Blue Devil explosion in the second quarter, Harry Powers scored on a 12-yard pass from Jackson Jones, then scampered 16 yards to paydirt to open a 22-0 lead. On the ensuring kickoff, Logan McCargar answered for Potsdam with a dazzling, zigzag 90-yard punt return to put up six points, plus the conversion 22-6. But that’s as close as Potsdam would come. MeSean Johnson’s four-yard TD rush capped the first half, followed by a 65-yard run to the House for the only score of the third quarter. The Blue Devils put the game away in the fourth frame with a 12-yard Jones-to-Morley TD pass, then Drew Costello’s 80-yard sprint to paydirt. Potsdam closed out the night on Matt Phippen’s one-yard plunge and two-point conversion. Ogdensburg will host St. Lawrence Central in the Section X Class C semifinal next week. Potsdam has a bye before hosting Malone in the Section X Class B championship.


Games of Week 6: October 11, 2019

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Gouverneur 54, Massena 0
Ogdensburg 38, Watertown 8
Potsdam 36, Canton 14
St. Lawrence Central 7, Malone 0 (F)
Section III Eight Man Football
Tupper Lake 32, APW 14

Potsdam stands tall downing Canton 36-14

Canton’s Ashton Cloce (5) gets racked by Potsdam’s Bobby Voss (10) ends the play with the hit, but Cloce holds on to the ball to complete the first down. Canton later scored on the drive with a Trey Bessette touchdown.  Potsdam outscored Canton 36-14 for the victory. (Kevin Fisher photo) Game Gallery

Sandstoners’ Logan McCargar (44) runs around the Golden Bears’ Jordan Foster (12) to score a touchdown in the Potsdam victory.  Potsdam got second half "Will Power" from Will Varney who rambled into the end zone on a three-yard TD play; and Will Roda who carried Zach Kirka's pass over the middle to paydirt from the four-yard line. 


The rash of injuries this season have taken its toll on the Franklin Academy Huskies of Malone.  The school announced Friday that it was forced to cancel and forfeit its Friday night game at St. Lawrence Central, due to a lack of healthy, eligible players.  The Larries record improved to 2-4, while the Huskies went to 0-6 on the season.  Malone has not decided the fate of the team for the balance of the season and playoffs.  The Huskies still have one remaining regular-season game next week, on Friday night at Watertown, then due to return to Potsdam for the Section X Class B championship game.  Potsdam blanked Malone 42-0 in the Week 4 to earn home field advantage for the game.


Ogdensburg’s Stephen Morley (14) gets popped hard at the five-yard line, but withstands the hit and scores the opening touchdown, launching O.F.A. to an 8-0 lead.  The Blue Devils opened a 16-8 lead at the half. but went on to win 38-8 over Watertown.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

Watertown’s Deante Hall (30) bulls his way into the end zone for a touchdown, cutting the O.F.A. lead in half, 16-8, early in the second quarter.  Quarterback Jackson Jones wired a mid-range pass to MeSean Johnson for the Devils' second TD.  Johnson and John Powers scored fourth quarter touchdowns and blew the game open.


Three Gouverneur defenders, including Matthew Turner (38) and Brock Cox (55) surround and grab ahold of Massena’s Christian McSurdy (22) to bring him down. Gouverneur blanked Massena 54-0 to remain undefeated and capture their fourth-consecutive Northern Athletic Conference regular-season title. (Kevin Fisher photo) Game Gallery

With a six-yard run up the middle. the Wildcats’ Mitchell Tyler (4) gets brought down in the end zone by the Red Raiders’ Ryan Avery (5).  The Wildcat defense pinned Massena deep, forcing a safety.  On the ensuing kick, Kyle Savage returned the ball 45 yards for another score.  On a keeper, quarterback Caleb Farr rumbled five yards to the house.


Games of Week 5: October 4-5, 2019

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Gouverneur 15, Potsdam 14 (2OT)
Canton 40, Massena 22
Ogdensburg 48, Malone 6



Watertown 28, St. Lawrence Central 24
Section III Eight Man Football
South Lewis 64, Tupper Lake 14


Massena’s Ty Page (8) breaks free from Canton’s Hunter Blauvelt (85) for a 20-yard gain.  Massena scores its first touchdown later in the drive to inch closer to Canton 7-6.  However, the Golden Bears prevailed, breaking the game open by scoring the final 16 points of the contest in a 40-22 victory. (Kevin Fisher photo)  Game Gallery

The Golden Bears’ Connor Ramsey (1) finds the gap for a six-yard gain on the play.  Ramsey rushed 17 times for 85 yards, scored two touchdowns and carried a two-point conversion in leading Canton.  Trey Bessette scored a TD and toted another conversion.  Adam Calton and Zach VanBrocklin also scored touchdowns.  Calton completed 11 passes for 196 yards.  Massena was led by Christian McSurdy who carried 14 times for 100 total yards.

watertown's "hail mary" beats larries on final play

Watertown scored on a “trick play” Hail Mary on the final play of the game, with quarterback Deante Hall firing off a 60-yard touchdown score to Kalub Conway, giving the Cyclones a 28-24 win over St. Lawrence Central. The Larries had led much of the first three quarters, forcing Watertown to engineer two touchdowns in the final quarter for the win. Hall also scored on a three-yard keeper and snagged a pass from Conway to add another score. Jaiden Ramsey struck paydirt in the first and second quarters to account for Watertown’s first two touchdowns. Details for the Larries scores were not immediately available.

Wildcats edge Potsdam in
battle of undefeated 15-14

Gouverneur quarterback Caleb Farr (5) gets rushed by Nathan Green (60) late in the fourth quarter as Potsdam stopped the Wildcats to send the game into overtime. Gouverneur would squeeze out a 15-14 win over the Sandstone, while as Potsdam suffered its first loss of the 2019 season. (Kevin Fisher photo) Game Gallery

The Sandstoners’ Will Varney (23) stiff arms the Wildcats' Cayden Stowell (10) for first-down yardage.  Varney put Potsdam on the scoreboard first with a touchdown in the second quarter.  Gouverneur almost immediately answered when Tyler Stowell scrambled to paydirt.  Both teams converted for two points and an 8-8 tie through regulation.   After neither team scored in the first overtime, Potsdam took the lead on a two-yard plunge for a 14-8 lead.  Gouverneur's offensive line pushed the pile six yards, with Farr carrying, to drive their quarterback over the end line to tie the game 14-14.  Kyle Savage replaced the Cats' injured kicker and booted the game-winning extra point to secure Gouverneur's 26th consecutive regular-season NAC victory.


MeSean Johnson reeled in two touchdown pass and returned a 64-yard punt for another score in leading the Ogdensburg Blue Devils to a 48-6 win at Franklin Academy in Malone. Quarterback Jackson Jones piloted four touchdown passes, on a day when he completed nine passes for 172 yards. John Powers hauled in an 85-yard catch-and-dash for one of the touchdowns. Stephen Morley carried 10 times and racked up 108 yards, including a 42-yard touchdown sprint. Michael Reed also scored on a 29-yard scamper.




Games of Week 4: September 27-28, 2019

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Section III Eight Man Football
West Canada Valley 66, Tupper Lake 30



St. Lawrence Central 34, Canton 28
Gouverneur 42, Ogdensburg 14
Potsdam 42, Malone 0
Watertown 36, Massena 21

St. Lawrence Central earns 34-28 win over canton

St. Lawrence Central Torran Robertson (20) catches the ball in the end zone as the Larries jumped out to a 13-0 lead over Canton in the first quarter.  While, Canton kept the game close, Larries held off the Golden Bears to earn the 34-28 victory on the night that the Larries dedicated the new turf field in honor of Randy Riggs. (Kevin Fisher photo)  Game Gallery

On a counter, Canton's Zachary VanBrocklin (30) dashes through a hole to the right late in the first quarter to score a 21-yard touchdown cut St. Lawrence Central's lead to 13-6.  The Golden Bears held the Larries to within six points with under two minutes remaining.  On a potential game-winning drive, the Larries intercepted with just 42 seconds left and killed the remaining clock for their first win of the season.  Both teams emerged with 1-3 records.

Watertown pulls away from massena in 36-21 WIN

Massena Christian McSurdy (27) gets driven out of bounds at the 9-yard line for a first-and-goal.  McSurdy would scored on the next play to give Massena a 7-0 lead after the extra-point kick.  The Cyclones rallied and pulled away from Red Raiders in the second half to capture the 36-21 victory.  (Kevin Fisher photo)  Game Gallery

Massena running back Michael Kuhn (22) tries to push through Watertown’s defense in the second quarter.  Both teams went scoreless in a hard-hitting first quarter.  Trailing 7-0, Watertown quarterback Dante Hall scored on a sweeping 21-yard touchdown run to cut the lead to 7-6.  Watertown took the lead 12-10 on another rush led by Hall.  Watertown would outscore Massena 24-11 the rest of the way. 

Gouverneur RUNS AWAY FROM Ogdensburg 42-14

Gouverneur kicker Brock Cox (55) boots the ball away after a touchdown against the Ogdensburg Blue Devils, in a matchup of previous unbeaten.  The Wildcats beat OFA 42-14 to earn top seed in the upcoming Section X Class C playoffs.  (Jacob McNamara photo)  Game Gallery

Gouverneur's Mitchell Tyler (4) runs the ball in for a touchdown. Gouverneur opened the game with two first-quarter touchdowns, both by Cayden Stowell, one of 34 yards, the other for 17. Ogdensburg was able to cut the margin briefly in the second quarter when Harry Powers rumbled into the end zone from the three-yard line, then Jackson Jones connected on the two-point conversion to trim the lead to 12-8. Gouverneur’s Mitch Tyler took the pitch for a 51-yard sprint that generated an 18-8 lead. Jones aerialed MeSean Johnson with a 54-yard TD pass that again cut the lead to four points. But then came the game changers were two big-yardage plays for the Wildcats. Stowell’s 87-yard kick return, followed by a 54-yard Pick Six just two plays later (plus two-point conversions) thrust Gouverneur into a sizeable 34-14 lead at the half. The defenses kicked in during the third quarter, with both teams unable to each the end zone. The lone score of the score of the second half came late in the fourth quarter when Joe Cummings pounded into the end zone from the three-yard line. Stowell produced a team-best 119 yards on nine carries, while Wildcat quarterback Caleb Farr rushed 12 times for 79 yards. Johnson paced the Devils with nine carries for 114 yards, while Jones passed 10 times for 110 yards. The win put Gouverneur (4-0) in the driver’s seat for home-field advantage in the Class C playoffs at the end of the season, with C rival OFA at 3-1.

Potsdam blanks malone for 42-0 victory in class b

 Potsdam’s Nolan Anderson (12) jumps to reach for the ball versus the Huskies.  Kirka handed off the Dante MacAloon for the final touchdown of the night.  Anderson kicked the extra points as Potsdam improved to 4-0 and is on a collision course with the league's other unbeaten, Gouverneur, next week.
Potsdam's Matthew Phippen (20) pounds his way through three Huskies to gain 21 yards and a first down in the Sandstoners first drive of the second half.  That led to a Zack Kirka TD keeper just moments later.  The Sandstoners, who rolled out to a 28-0 lead at the half, downed the Huskies 42-0.  (Kevin Fisher photo)  Game Gallery


Games of Week 3: September 20-21, 2019

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Ogdensburg 51, Canton 8
Gouverneur 50, St. Lawrence Central 0
Massena 41, Malone 6



Potsdam 44, Watertown 16
Section III Eight Man
Morrisville-Eaton 22, Tupper Lake 0

Ogdensburg Blue Devils SMACK Canton Bears 51-8

Canton's Tanner Close (8) defender pulls down Ogdensburg’s Tristan Richardson (7) to prevent first-down yardag.  The OFA Blue Devils defeated the Golden Bears 51-8 in Canton. (Jacob McNamara photo)  Game Gallery

Canton’s Connor Ramsey (1) dashes past Ogdensburg’s John Powers IV (22) towards the end zone. All Blue Devil scoring in the first half. Jackson Jones pitched to Drew Costello for the four-yard-touchdown. The extra point was good. Canton's lone touchdown came later in the game.  Hunter Vlauvelt muscled in from the two-yard line.  Connor Ramsey scrambled for the extra two points.

Wildcats blank slc Larries 50-0 TO IMPROVE TO 3-0

Gouverneur’s Cayden Stowell (10) breaks a tackle from St Lawrence Central’s Ryan LaPage and marches into the end zone on a two-point conversion.  The Wildcats shut out St Lawrence 50-0 in a matchup of Class C rivals.  (Jacob McNamara photo)  Game Gallery

Gouverneur’s (5) Caleb Farr downs St Lawrence Central’s Ethan LaRock (82). Kyle Savage pounded the ball in from the eight-yard line for a touchdown that thrust the Wildcats into a 24-0 lead in the first quarter. On the quarterback keep, Caleb Farr added the two-point conversion. Farr on a 21-yard aerial, completed to Cayden Stowell to extend the lead to 34-0. Savage scrambled for the extra two points.


Potsdam’s Will Varney (23) dives into the end zone while being dragged down by Watertown’s Dominic Gist (10).  After leading 22-16 at the half, Potsdam defeated Watertown 44-16.  (Jacob McNamara photo)  Game Gallery

Watertown’s Jaiden Ramsey (5) fumbles the ball to Varney during a pass in the second half. Going into the second half Potsdam led . The Sandstoners added tthree more touchdowns after the break, with scores by Varney, quarterback Zach Kirka and extra points by Bobby Voss.


Games of Week 2: September 13-14, 2019

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Gouverneur 50, Malone 6
Potsdam 30, Massena 8



Ogdensburg 42, St. Lawrence Central 7
Watertown 40, Canton 28

  Sandstoners ROLL PAST MASSENA Red Raiders 30-8

Massena Central’s Nathan Eastwood (7) slips past Potsdam’s Zach Kirka (2) to pick up a first down before being gang-tackled by the Potsdam defense. The Sandstoners bested the Red Raiders 30-8. (Jacob McNamara photo) Game Gallery

Potsdam’s Anthony Zoanetti (7) tries to crash through Massena’s defensive line. In the first half Potsdam scored two unanswered touchdowns. Opening the second Will Varney racks up another TD to the Sandstoners. The Red Raiders answer with a 11 yard touchdown from Ethan Miller and Nathan Eastwood running it in for the extra point.


Canton led Watertown 28-26 at the half, but the Cyclone defense shut down the Golden Bears in the second half, to square both team’s record at 1-1. Watertown quarterback Deante Hall stacked up 238 yards on 13 rushes and scored five touchdowns in leading the Cyclone’s first win back in Section X. Touchdown runs were 17, 20, 28, 43 and 44 yards. Jaiden Ramsey also rushed for 150 yards on 14 totes and contributed the other TD run of four yards. For Canton, Zack VanBrocklin dashed for 168 yards on 23 carries and one touchdown, Conner Ramsey rambled for 129 yards and another TD.


Ogdensburg running back Tristan Lovely (23) rushed for three touchdowns against S. Lawrence Central on the Larries' opening night on its new lighted turf field.  The Blue Devils defeated the Larries 42-7.  (Cody Hartle photo)  Game Gallery

St. Lawrence Central's Ryan LaPage (10) covers the fumble, but the Larries suffered five turnovers in the first half.  The opening night for the new Randy Riggs lighted turf field at St. Lawrence Central did not go the way of the Larries. Ogdensburg took almost immediate command and dominated the first half 42-0, en route to a 42-7 win. Ogdensburg's Blake Wright-Ashley went four yards up the middle for the first touchdown. Jackson Jones wired Stephen Morley on the conversion, then the two hooked up again on a 35-yard reception to boost the O.F.A. lead to 14-0. Tristan Lovely scored the first of his three touchdowns on a jet sweep to the left. Michael Reed took over at quarterback and aerialed Jones on a five-yard scoring pass. Lovely on a delayed handoff escaped wide open up the middle. Lovely then caught a 30-yard pass to up the score to 42-0 at the break. Jayden Ashley scored the only touchdown for St. Lawrence on a six-yard run in the fourth quarter.


Games of Week 1: September 6-7, 2019

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Canton 21, Malone 6
Gouverneur 60, Watertown 22



Ogdensburg 29, Massena 6
Potsdam 36, St. Lawrence Central 0

Potsdam OPENS blankING
St. Lawrence Central 36-0

 Potsdam's Will Varney (23) gets blocking from lineman Torran Robertson (20) to get past St Lawrence Central’s Jayden Ashley (3). in an end-around run to the end zone for a touchdown in the third quarter.  It was Varney's second touchdown of the night, in guiding Potsdam to a 36-0 win. (Jacob McNamara photo) Game Gallery

Varney (23) runs in a touchdown in the fourth quarter, with Ansen Weegar (7) and Brady Benware (40) in pursuit for St. Lawrence Central.   The touchdown came after Varney intercepted the ball five plays earlier.  Varney racked up three touchdowns on 159 yards, while Nate Green returned fumble 31 yards for a Pick Six in the fourth quarter.


O.F.A. PULLS away with a 29-6 victory in season opener

Ogdensburg's MeSean Johnson (15) makes a leaping catch on a two-point conversion in the back of the end zone completing the Blue Devils' first scoring drive and establishing an 8-0 lead.  The Blue Devils went on to beat Massena 29-6 in the season opener for both teams. (Jacob McNamara photo)  Game Gallery

 Massena’s Dominic Monacelli (9) fires off a last-second pass, while OFA's Tristan Lovely (23) is bearing down in pursuit.  After OFA's initial touchdown, Massena responded with a successful grind-it-out drive that culminated in Monacelli's quarterback sneak for a two-yard touchdown.  The Blue Devils led 14-6 at the half when MeSean Johnson dashed in from four yards out.  OFA capitalized on three punt returns for 73 yards, and set up another drive with a fumble recovery in Massena territory.  Johnson's 35-yard TD scamper put the game out of each in the second half.  John Powers also had a three-yard touchdown run.

  Wildcats ROAR BACK OVER cyclones IN OPENER 60-22

The Gouverneur Wildcats and the Watertown Cyclones meet with officials before the start of their season opener and Watertown's return to Section X action.   After giving up the first touchdown to the Cyclones, Gouverneur roared back to capture a 60-22 win.  Video Highlights