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Salmon River Shamrocks @ Plattsburgh Hornets - High School Girls Hockey - January 25th 2020
Salmon River's Charlie Cartier (31) reaches completely across to break up the scoring chance from Plattsburgh's Avery Holland as part of an 18 save night. It would be senior day at the Amer-Can North Arena and the Plattsburgh Hornets would honor there two senoirs before the game against the Salmon River Shamrocks. The road Shamrocks would get the opening goal of the game in the final two minutes of the first period as Karahkwenhawe White would score for the 1-0 game. When the teams back for the second the Hornets wouldn't take long and tie the game up on the McKenzie Brown goal to make it 1-1 3:30 into the period. The game would stay there till the 2:21 mark of the second period when the Shamrocks would regain the 2-1 lead on the Kayla Cunningham goal. Although the Hornets wouldn't give up and keep fighting and tie the game at 2 on the Reylyn Giroux goal halfway through the period. Although the Shamrocks would take the lead back for good on Kayla Cunningham's second goal of the game with 4 minutes left and get the 3-2 win. In the losing effort, Ava Julian would make 19 saves as the Hornets go to 11-8 and get set for the playoffs next week. Gallery.
Oswego State Lakers @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals - Janaury 25th 2020
Plattsburgh State's Lytrell Walker (4) drives to the basket for the layup attempt as part of a four-point game. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Oswego State Lakers in SUNYAC Women's Basketball at Memorial Hall. The game would start off good for the home Cardinals as they would have a ten-point lead after the first quarter 15-6. Although in the second quarter the Lakers would come for revenge and win the quarter 18-8 and take the slim 24-23 lead at the intermission. When the teams would come back from the break for the third quarter the Cardinals would take control and win the quarter 19-13 and have a 42-37 lead headed to the fourth. In that fourth quarter it would be more of the same for the Cardinals as they win it 20-14 and get the 62-51. In the winning effort, Taylor Durnin would lead the way with 15 points as the Cardinals go to 6-10 on the season. Gallery.
West Seneca East Trojans @ Saranac Chiefs - High School Boys Hockey - January 25th 2020
Saranac's Macen Mero (31) with the pad save as part of 34 on the night. The Saranac Chiefs would host the West Seneca East Trojans in NYSPHSAA Boy's Hockey action. The game would be tight throughout the first period as there would be no scoring. The Trojans would get the opening goal of the game at the 5:25 mark on the Colin Schmatz would score for a 1-0 game. Although the Chiefs would answer back two minutes later to tie the game at 1 on the Nikolas Hamel goal. The Chiefs would take the 2-1 lead at the 5:55 mark of the third period on Nikolas Hamel's second goal of the game. The Chiefs would start to put the nail in the coffin as Austin Carpenter would score 54 seconds later to extend the lead to 3-1. Then in the final minute of the game, Hayden Buckley would score on the empty net to secure the 4-1 victory. In the winning effort, Macon Mero would make 34 saves and Nikolas Hamel would score twice as the Chiefs go to 8-5 on the season. Gallery.
#13 Arizona State Sun Devils @ #8 Clarkson Golden Knights - January 24th 2020
It would be a battle of top 15 teams at the Cheel Arena in Potsdam. As the #7 Clarkson Golden Knights would host the #13 Arizona State Sun Devils in the first of a pair of games on the weekend in front of 2900 fans. The game would start off good for the home Golden Knights as they would take the quick 1-0 lead three minutes into the game on a goal from Anthony Romano. The game would stay there till the 12-minute mark of the second period when the Sun Devils would tie the game up on the James Sanchez goal. The game would stay there through the rest of regulation as there would be no more scoring. The game would go to overtime and the Golden Knights would send the home crowd home early with a winner just a minute in from Jack Jacome. In the winning effort, Frank Marotte would 23 saves as the Golden Knights go to 17-5-2 on the season and look for the weekend sweep. Gallery.
Cortland State Red Dragons @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals - Janaury 24th 2020
Plattsburgh State's Axel Rodriquez (2) splits the defenders and lays it in for two of his twelve points. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Cortland State Red Dragons in SUNYAC Men's Basketball. The game would not start off good for the home Cardinals as the Red Dragons would run out to a 40-29 lead by the intermission. Although when the teams would come back for the second half the Cardinals would bring there game and win the half 47-25 for the come from behind 76-72 victory. In the winning effort the Cardinals would go to 6-9 on the season and Travis Cox would lead the way with 20 points. Next up for the Cardinals would be home game against the Oswego State Lakers. Gallery.
West Seneca East Trojans @ Beekmantown Eagles - High School Boys Hockey - January 24th 2020
Beekmantown's Alex Briezena (18) with the shot from the slot going for the opening goal of the game. The Beekmantown Eagles would host the West Seneca Trojans in a nonconference affair. It would be a very tight game throughout and there would be no scoring in the first period. It would actually take till the last minute of the second period before there would be a goal and that would be the Trojans getting on the board with a Jacob Bily goal for a 1-0 Trojans lead. When the teams came back for the third period the Eagles would keep up the fight through the period going for the game-tying goal but it wouldn't happen. The Trojans would add a late empty-net goal from Hunter Kashuba to secure the 2-0 victory. In the losing effort, Riley Hansen would make 24 saves as the Eagles would fall to 3-4-1 on the season. The Eagles will be right back in action the next day as they travel to Potsdam to take on the Sandstoners as they look to get back to 500 on the season. Gallery.
Cortland State Red Dragons @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals - Janaury 24th 2020
Plattsburgh State's Taylor Clare (21) off-balance as she goes up for the layup as part of a 14 point night. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Cortland State Red Dragons in NCAA Division III SUNYAC Women's Basketball. The game would not start off good for the home Cardinals as they would be doubled up in the first quarter and trail 16-8. In the second quarter, the Cardinals would do there best to get back in the game and win the quarter but would trail 24-20 at the intermission. When the teams came back for the second half it would stat tight and the Dragons would win the third quarter 12-10 and the Cardinals would trail 36-30 as the head to the fourth. In that fourth quarter, there would be no change as they tie the quarter at 20 and the Cardinals would lose 56-50. In the losing effort, Taylor Clare would lead the way with 14 points as the Cardinals fall to 5-10 on the season and are right back in action against Oswego State Saturday. Gallery.
#2 Middlebury Panthers @ #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals - January 21st 2020
Plattsburgh State's Sara Krauseneck’s (28) shot from just above the goal line finds its way behind the far post to open the scoring in the matchup between the top two teams in DIII Women’s Ice Hockey. The Plattsburgh State women’s ice hockey team avenged its only loss so far this season with a 4-1 victory over the Middlebury Panthers Tuesday at the Ronald B. Stafford Ice Arena. The No. 1 Cardinals entered the contest on a nine-game winning streak since losing in the final of the Panther/Cardinal Classic Dec. 1, while the No. 2 Panthers boasted an undefeated 10-0-2 record. Plattsburgh had to weather a storm early on, as Middlebury maintained offensive zone possession for nearly all of the first eight minutes of the game. A strong defensive performance by the team, including several blocked shots, meant that this territorial advantage resulted in only one shot on goal for the Panthers. Momentum swung in favor of the Cardinals at the 8:01 mark, when Middlebury defenseman Anna Zumwinkle was called for body checking. Reigning NEWHL player of the week Sara Krauseneck took advantage, putting a shot from just above the goal line behind the far post. Plattsburgh scored the eventual game-winner in the final minute of the first period when Madison Walker won the quick battle for a rebound in the slot and passed it to a wide-open Nicole Unsworth, putting Middlebury goaltender Lin Han out of position and unable to make another save. The only goal of the second period came at the 18:02 mark after Han made a spectacular shoulder save on a goal-bound shot from the high slot by Kaitlin Drew-Mead. As the Middlebury defense scrambled to clear the rebound, the puck found its way to Drew-Mead. She passed it to Walker, who hit the top glove-side corner with a quick wrist shot. A penalty in the dying seconds of the second period gave Middlebury a powerplay entering the final frame, and Eva Hendrickson scored her first of the season to get the Panthers on the board, but the Cardinals’ advantage was too much. Unsworth capped off the night with an unassisted empty-netter after forcing the turnover at the blue line and skating the puck up the ice herself. Han made 30 saves in the losing effort, while Plattsburgh’s Ashley Davis stopped 21 of the 22 shots she faced on the evening. Gallery.
Northeastern Clinton Cougars @ Beekmantown Eagles - High School Boys Hockey - January 20th 2020
Northeastern Clinton's Ethan Garrand (24) with the paddle save on the breakaway attempt by Colin Latinville (19) as part of a 25 save night. It would be a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference matchup between the Northeastern Clinton Cougars and the Beekmantown Eagles in a battle for second in the conference. It would be a game that would live up to the hype as there would be no scoring in the first and second periods of these two evenly matched teams. Then the third period would come around and it would be a different story. It would start off good for the Eagles as they score two goals in the first 2:22 from Dalton Kane and Alex Brienza and have a 2-0 lead. Then at the six minute mark the Cougars would score and break up the shutout on the Jon Bulson goal for a 2-1 game. Then at the nine-minute mark, the Cougars would score again this time on the power play from Zachary Miller to make it 2-2. Then at the 11:19 mark, the comeback would be complete as the Cougars would get a second powerplay goal this time from Lucas Bedard for a 3-2. From there on the Cougars would hold on for the 3-2 depict a firey attempt from the Eagles for the equalizer. In the winning effort, the Cougars go to 5-5-1 on the season and have a matchup coming up against the Malone Huskies while the Beekmantown Eagles fall to 5-4-1 on the season and play West Seneca next. Gallery.
Hanover Marauders @ Beekmantown Eagles - January 20th 2020
Beekmantown's Leah Coloumbe (15) looks to put in the rebound in front of the night on the scoring chance. The Beekmantown girls’ ice hockey team earned another victory Monday, defeating the Marauders of Hanover High School 4-2 in non-league action. The game, played on a Monday afternoon because of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, began with a senior day ceremony recognizing Madison Tetreault, Bryan Walsh, and Bailey Carter. Once the puck dropped though, the Lady Eagles didn’t waste much time. At the 2:17 mark, Carter’s pass from behind the goal line found Brooke Ruest out in front for a quick shot and a goal. Beekmantown’s lead doubled about four minutes later, as Ruest returned the favor by assisting on Carter’s goal before Sage McGinley-Smith scored unassisted to put Hanover on the board. The second period saw the Marauders apply sustained offensive pressure the first several minutes, but it was the Lady Eagles who took the puck up the ice on a counterattack for a quick score. A pass from Tetreault sprung Leah Coulombe loose, and Coulombe did not miss. Brooke Ruest largely put the game to rest early in the third period, tapping in a goal at the back door off assists from Janna Ruest and Sophia King. Hanover’s Meredith Morhun scored late in the game to narrow the gap, but the Lady Eagles held on to their 4-2 to the end. Brianne Knight made 22 saves for Beekmantown, while Marauders goaltenders Rebekah Rudd and Katie Smith made 16 and 17, respectively. Gallery.