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Peru Nighthawks Vs Saranac Chiefs December 28th 2021

Clinton Community College Girl's Basketball Holiday Classic
from the wing
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Kyle Coryea

Saranac's Layla Pellerin (20) with the jumper from the wing over Peru's Kortney McCarthy (3). It would be the final game of the Clinton Community College Holiday Classic and would feature the Saranac Chiefs and the Peru Nighthawks. The game would start off great for the Chiefs as their offense would explode out of the gate and build up a lead of 24-2 by the end of the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Chiefs would go cold and the defense would step up for the Nighthawks as it would be a low-scoring 7-4 quarter and the Chiefs would have a 31-6 lead at the intermission. In the third quarter, the Nighthawks would be able to stay with them and actually have a 9-8 quarter and make it a 39-15 game headed to the fourth. In the fourth quarter, the Nighthawks would win the quarter but their slow start of the gate would be their undoing as they win the quarter 13-11 but the Chiefs would hold on for the 50-28 win. In the winning effort, the Chiefs go to 7-2 while the Nighthawks fall to 5-4 on the season. Gallery

Peru Nighthawks Vs Beekmantown Eagles December 27th 2021

Clinton Community College Girl's Basketball Holiday Classic
layup over defender
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Kyle Coryea

Beekmantown's Payton Parliament (13) with the layup in the lane over Peru's Mia Marino (2). It would be the second game of the night in the Clinton Community College Holiday Classic and it would feature long-time rivals the Beekmantown Eagles and the Peru Nighthawks and after the first quarter, Nighthawks would have a slim 9-8 lead. In the second quarter, the Eagles would find their offense and take the 19-17 lead at the break on the strength of an 11-8 quarter. When the teams came back for the third quarter the Eagles would keep up their hot offense with a 17-6 quarter and take the 36-23 lead into the fourth quarter. In the fourth quarter, the Eagles would keep scoring and take the quarter 9-8 and secure the 44-32 victory and go to 4-5 on the season while the Knighthawks fall to 5-3 on the season. Gallery

Peru Nighthawks Vs Beekantown Eagles Clinton Community College Holiday Classic Girl's Basketball December 27th 2021

block
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Kyle Coryea

Peru's Ashley Brousseau (44) with the block on Saranac's Molly Denis (10) as she took the jumper in the lane. It would be the second game of the night in the Clinton Community College Holiday Classic and it would feature long-time rivals the Beekmantown Eagles and the Peru Nighthawks and after the first quarter, Nighthawks would have a slim 9-8 lead. In the second quarter, the Eagles would find their offense and take the 19-17 lead at the break on the strength of an 11-8 quarter. When the teams came back for the third quarter the Eagles would keep up their hot offense with a 17-6 quarter and take the 36-23 lead into the fourth quarter. In the fourth quarter, the Eagles would keep scoring and take the quarter 9-8 and secure the 44-32 victory and go to 4-5 on the season while the Knighthawks fall to 5-3 on the season. Gallery

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Kyle Coryea

Beekmantown's Faith Whitney with the three from the wing for the score. Gallery

#1 Peru Nighthawks Vs #2 Plattsburgh Hornets Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Football Class B Championship November 5th 2021

fighting through the tackles
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Kyle Coryea

Peru's Jack Hansen (33) fights through the tackles and hits the gap for the big gain and first down. It would be the start of football championship weekend for the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference with the Class B title on the line between the #1 Peru Nighthawks and the #2 Plattsburgh Hornets at the Beekmantown High School. In the classic rivalry between the Peru Nighthawks and Plattsburgh Hornets, the defenses would be the stars of the game for the most part. As the Nighthawks would not get on the board till the 8:53 mark of the second quarter when Landen Duprey would score on the touchdown pass from Zach O'Connell. That is where the score would style through the remainder of the half. The Nighthawks would get their second score of the game from Zach O'Connell with 1:30 left in the third quarter on a one-yard quarterback keeper to make it 14-0 Peru. Then in the final minutes of the game, the Nighthawks would tack on a 41-yard field goal from Keegan Smith to give them the 17-0 victory and the 2021 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Class B Championship. With the win, they improve to 6-2 on the season and advance to the NYSPHSAA Tournament and will play the Massena Red Raiders in the opening round while the Plattsburgh Hornets season comes to end at 4-4. Gallery

fend off defender
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Michael Phillips (2) fends off the Peru defender and takes it around the corner for the big gain. Gallery

#1 Peru Nighthawks Vs #2 Plattsburgh Hornets Nobember 5th 2021

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Playoffs Class B Championship
champions
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Kyle Coryea

The Peru Nighthawks pose for their team photo as they are crowned the 2021 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Class B Champions. It would be the start of football championship weekend for the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference with the Class B title on the line between the #1 Peru Nighthawks and the #2 Plattsburgh Hornets at the Beekmantown High School. In the classic rivalry between the Peru Nighthawks and Plattsburgh Hornets, the defenses would be the stars of the game for the most part. As the Nighthawks would not get on the board till the 8:53 mark of the second quarter when Landen Duprey would score on the touchdown pass from Zach O'Connell. That is where the score would style through the remainder of the half. The Nighthawks would get their second score of the game from Zach O'Connell with 1:30 left in the third quarter on a one-yard quarterback keeper to make it 14-0 Peru. Then in the final minutes of the game, the Nighthawks would tack on a 41-yard field goal from Keegan Smith to give them the 17-0 victory and the 2021 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Class B Championship. With the win, they improve to 6-2 on the season and advance to the NYSPHSAA Tournament and will play the Massena Red Raiders in the opening round while the Plattsburgh Hornets season comes to end at 4-4. Gallery

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Football Week 7 Moriah Vikings @ Peru Nighthawks October 28th 2021

catch over the middle
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Kyle Coryea

Moriah's Bryce Sprague (7) with the catch over the middle and would turn and take it into the endzone for one of his two scores on the night. It would be the final week of the regular season and the conference title would be up for grabs between a pair of unbeaten as the Peru Nighthawks would host the Moriah Vikings. With the regular-season crown on the line, the game would start out very tight as the Vikings would get the opening score of the game in the final minute of first on a 49 yard run by Blake Swan and take the 6-0 lead. The Nighthawks would answer right back 30 seconds into the 2nd on a 33 yard run by Jack Hanson and take the 7-6 lead. Although the Vikings would answer back on the following drive on the 29 yards run by Riley Demarais at the 5:11 mark and regain the lead at 12-7. Then at the 8:14 mark of the second quarter, the Vikings would extend their lead to 20-7 on a 7 yard run by Blake Swan. Although the Nighthawks would get back into it by cutting the difference in half on Jack Hanson's second score of the game with two minutes left in the half at 20-14. Although the Vikings would answer right back and make it a two-score again in the final minute of the half on Blake Swan's third score of the game and take the 28-14 lead into the locker room. When the teams would return for the second half Vikings would look to take control of the game as they strike in the first minute on a 31-yard pass to Bryce Spraque and take the 34-14 lead. The Nighthawks would have a small answer at the 3;25 mark when Keegan Smith would hit a 36-yard field goal to make it 34-17. The passing attack would have another answer by the Vikings as they would find Bryce Spraque again this time for 49 yards and take a 40-17 advantage. The Nighthawks would get it within two scores at 40-24 with 1:27 left in the third on an 18 yard run by Sawyer Schlit. Although the Vikings would answer back on their next offensive play on a 53-yard run to take the three-score lead back at 46-24. In the fourth quarter, the Nighthawks would get an alone score on Sawyer Schlitt's second score of the game although it wouldn't be enough as the Vikings win 46-31. In the winning effort, the Vikings finish the regular season at 7-0 and are crowned champions, and now what the winner Ticonderoga and Ausable Valley for the Section D Championship next weekend. While the 5-2 Nighthawks know they are facing the Plattsburgh Hornets next weekend for the Section VII Class B title.

through the hole
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Kyle Coryea

Peru's Sawyer Schlitt (4) slices his way through the hole and takes it in for one of his two scores on the game.

Moriah Vikings @ Peru Nighthawks October 28th 2021

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Week 7
with tight coverage
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Kyle Coryea

Moriah's Riley Demarais (8) with the catch along the sidelines with the tight coverage from Peru's Landen Duprey (44). It would be the final week of the regular season and the conference title would be up for grabs between a pair of unbeaten as the Peru Nighthawks would host the Moriah Vikings. With the regular-season crown on the line, the game would start out very tight as the Vikings would get the opening score of the game in the final minute of first on a 49 yard run by Blake Swan and take the 6-0 lead. The Nighthawks would answer right back 30 seconds into the 2nd on a 33 yard run by Jack Hanson and take the 7-6 lead. Although the Vikings would answer back on the following drive on the 29 yards run by Riley Demarais at the 5:11 mark and regain the lead at 12-7. Then at the 8:14 mark of the second quarter, the Vikings would extend their lead to 20-7 on a 7 yard run by Blake Swan. Although the Nighthawks would get back into it by cutting the difference in half on Jack Hanson's second score of the game with two minutes left in the half at 20-14. Although the Vikings would answer right back and make it a two-score again in the final minute of the half on Blake Swan's third score of the game and take the 28-14 lead into the locker room. When the teams would return for the second half Vikings would look to take control of the game as they strike in the first minute on a 31-yard pass to Bryce Spraque and take the 34-14 lead. The Nighthawks would have a small answer at the 3;25 mark when Keegan Smith would hit a 36-yard field goal to make it 34-17. The passing attack would have another answer by the Vikings as they would find Bryce Spraque again this time for 49 yards and take a 40-17 advantage. The Nighthawks would get it within two scores at 40-24 with 1:27 left in the third on an 18 yard run by Sawyer Schlit. Although the Vikings would answer back on their next offensive play on a 53-yard run to take the three-score lead back at 46-24. In the fourth quarter, the Nighthawks would get a lone score on Sawyer Schlitt's second score of the game although it wouldn't be enough as the Vikings win 46-31. In the winning effort, the Vikings finish the regular season at 7-0 and are crowned champions, and now what the winner Ticonderoga and Ausable Valley for the Section D Championship next weekend. While the 5-2 Nighthawks know they are facing the Plattsburgh Hornets next weekend for the Section VII Class B title.

Beekmantown Eagles @ Peru Nighthawks October 15th 2021

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Week 6
around the edge
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Kyle Coryea

Peru's Jack Hayes (7) takes it around the edge and bust it out for a first down. It would be week 6 of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference and it would be the classic rivalry as the Peru Nighthawks would host the Beekmantown Eagles. It would take long for the first score of the game as the Nighthawks would score in the first minute of a 57-yard quarterback keeper as Zach O'Connell would keep it for the score and 7-0 lead. It would only be a minute and a half later and the Nighthawks would double up their lead on a 17-yard pass to Keegan Smith to make it 14-0. The game would stay there till there were four minutes left in the half when the Eagles would cut the deficit in half at 14-7 on the 30-yard pass to Peyton Viau. Although the Nighthawks wouldn't want to be outdone as they would score in the closing seconds of the half as Keegan Smith would get his second score of the game to make it 21-7 at the half. In the second half, both of the defenses would step up their games and there would be just one score. As Peru's Keegan Smith would get his third score of the game this time on the ground for 8 yards and secure the 28-7 victory. In the winning effort, the Nighthawks go to 5-1 and will finish off their season at Saranac Lake next week. While the Eagles fall to 1-5 on the season and finish of there season next week against Ticonderoga.

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Football Week 6 Beekmantown Eagles @ Peru Nighthawks October 9th 2021

catch along the sidelines
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Kyle Coryea

Peru's Riley Hebert (8) with the catch along the sidelines and turns it upfield for the gain. It would be week 6 of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference and it would be the classic rivalry as the Peru Nighthawks would host the Beekmantown Eagles. It would take long for the first score of the game as the Nighthawks would score in the first minute of a 57-yard quarterback keeper as Zach O'Connell would keep it for the score and 7-0 lead. It would only be a minute and a half later and the Nighthawks would double up their lead on a 17-yard pass to Keegan Smith to make it 14-0. The game would stay there till there were four minutes left in the half when the Eagles would cut the deficit in half at 14-7 on the 30-yard pass to Peyton Viau. Although the Nighthawks wouldn't want to be outdone as they would score in the closing seconds of the half as Keegan Smith would get his second score of the game to make it 21-7 at the half. In the second half, both of the defenses would step up their games and there would be just one score. As Peru's Keegan Smith would get his third score of the game this time on the ground for 8 yards and secure the 28-7 victory. In the winning effort, the Nighthawks go to 5-1 and will finish off their season at Saranac Lake next week. While the Eagles fall to 1-5 on the season and finish of there season next week against Ticonderoga.

fighting for yards
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Kyle Coryea

Beekmanrown's runner fighting for the extra yards as the Nighthawks try to bring him down.

Peru Nighthawks @ Plattsburgh Hornets March 1st 2021

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Boy's Basketball
splits defenders
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's (40) slices down the paint through a pair of defenders for the hoop. It would be the classic section vii rivalry as the Plattsburgh Hornets would host the Peru Nighthawks in Boy's Basketball action. It would be a game that you could tell was an early-season tilt as the offense would have some miscues and the Hornets would have a low scoring 12-5 lead after the first quarter. In the second quarter, the scoring would even be less as the defenses would step up as the Nighthawks would win the quarter at 5-4 but the Hornets would still have the lead at 16-10 at the half. When the teams would come back for the third quarter it would be tight with some extra scoring as the Hornets would win the quarter at 10-9 and extend their lead to 26-19. In the fourth quarter, the Hornets would get hot and pull away with an 18-9 quarter and secure the 44-27 victory. In the winning effort, Carter King would lead the way with 14 points and will be back in action Wednesday against Northeastern while Peru will be at home against Northern Adirondack. Gallery.

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