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#5 Northeastern Clinton Cougars Vs #2 Plattsburgh Hornets March 5th 2022

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Boy's Basketball Class B Championship
2022 Class B Champions
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Kyle Coryea

The Plattsburgh Hornets have been crowned the 2022 Section VII Class B Champions at Clinton Community College. It would be the last Section VII championship of the weekend as the upset-minded #5 Northeastern Clinton Cougars would do battle with the #2 Plattsburgh Hornets. The Cinderella season would like would continue for the Cougars as they would have the 15-11 lead after the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Hornets offense would come alive with an 18-10 quarter and have a 29-25 lead at the intermission. When the teams came back for the third quarter the offense would stay hot as they would put together a 20-11 quarter and take the 49-36 lead into the fourth quarter. In that fourth quarter, the Hornets would put the final touches on the game with a 16-8 quarter and secure the 66-44 victory and the 2022 Section VII Class B championship. With the win, the Plattsburgh Hornets will enter the NYSPHSAA Class B Tournament and will advance to the quarterfinals on March 12th against the winner of the sections x and ii winners. With the loss, the dream season for the Northeastern Clinton Cougars comes to an end at 9-14. Gallery

#5 Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers @ #4 Plattsburgh Hornets Champlain Valey Athletic Conference Boys Hockey Play in Game February 22nd 2022

captains battle
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Hayden Colburn (20) and Saranac Lake/Lake Placid's captain battle for the puck along theside boards for control. It would be the start of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Boy's Hockey playoffs and it would begin with the play in-game as the #4 Plattsburgh Hornets would host the #5 Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers with the winner getting the #1 Beekmantown Eagles in the semi-finals on February 24th. The upset-minded Lakers would get the opening goal of the game just 3:02 into the game from Brady Tremblay for the 1-0 lead. The Hornets would keep up the fight and tie the game at the 6:38 mark of the period on the Bostyn Duquette goal. and that is where the first period would end. In the second period, the Hornets would take the lead at 2-1 at the 3:41 mark of the second period on the Hayden Colburn goal. The game from there would get very physical til the end of the game the Lakers would have many good opportunities to get the equalizer but just couldn't get there. In the closing seconds of the game, the Hornets would add the empty netter from Drew Knowles to secure the 3-1 victory. In the winning effort, Ty Calkins would make 20 saves as the Hornets advance to the Semi-finals of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference and face off with the #1 Beekmantown Eagles Gallery

to his seat
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Kyle Coryea

Saranac Lake/Lake Placid attacker with the hard shot on Plattsburgh's Drew Knowles behind the net that drops him to the seat of his pants. Gallery

#5 Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers @ #4 Plattsburgh Hornets February 22nd 2022

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Boys Hockey Play in Game
into the glass
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Dylan Pachter (11) pancakes the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid attacker into the glass as they battle for the puck in the corner. It would be the start of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Boy's Hockey playoffs and it would begin with the play in-game as the #4 Plattsburgh Hornets would host the #5 Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers with the winner getting the #1 Beekmantown Eagles in the semi-finals on February 24th. The upset-minded Lakers would get the opening goal of the game just 3:02 into the game from Brady Tremblay for the 1-0 lead. The Hornets would keep up the fight and tie the game at the 6:38 mark of the period on the Bostyn Duquette goal. and that is where the first period would end. In the second period, the Hornets would take the lead at 2-1 at the 3:41 mark of the second period on the Hayden Colburn goal. The game from there would get very physical til the end of the game the Lakers would have many good opportunities to get the equalizer but just couldn't get there. In the closing seconds of the game, the Hornets would add the empty netter from Drew Knowles to secure the 3-1 victory. In the winning effort, Ty Calkins would make 20 saves as the Hornets advance to the Semi-finals of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference and face off with the #1 Beekmantown Eagles Gallery

Beekmantown Eagles @ Plattsburgh Hornets Boys Hockey February 8th 2022

breakaway goal
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Josh Painter

Beekmantown's Zachary LaPier (19) breaks and puts the goal over the top of Plattsburgh's Ty Calkins (31) for the score. It would be a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference between crosstown foes as the Plattsburgh Hornets would host the Beekmantown Eagles at the Ameri-can Arena. It would be a hard-hitting affair from the beginning and with that, the Eagles would get on the board first at the 12:15 mark of the first period on the Luke Moser goal. The game would stay there till the last 45 seconds period when Zachary LaPier would break in and score to extend the lead to 2-0. When the teams return for the second period it would be more of the same with the lone goal of the period coming from Quinn Brandell with 4:02 left to make it a 3-0 Eagles lead/ In the third period the Eagles would keep up the pressure and extend the lead to 4-0 at the 11:10 mark on the DJ Gonyo goal. Then to leave no doubt in the outcome they would add one more from James Burnham with under three minutes left to secure the 5-0 win and in that winning effort, Austin Dosier would stop all 15 shots for the shutout victory. Gallery

hit into the boards
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Bostyn Duquette (4) with the hard hit into the boards on Beekmantown's Sam Bingel (11) that pancakes him on the glass. Gallery

Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers @ Plattsburgh Hornets Champlain Valey Athletic Conference Boys Hockey February 2nd 2022

hard hit
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Dylan Pratcher (11) with the hard hit on the Saranac Lake-Lake Placid defender that he pancakes to the glass as they battle for the puck. It would be the third meeting of the season between the Plattsburgh Hornets and the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers in the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference action. The game would start off good for the visiting Lakers as they would get on the board in the first minute of the game. The Hornets would answer back quickly at the 2:10 mark on the goal by Braeden Calkins and tie the game at one, The game would stay there till the 13:20 mark on the Lakers would regain the one-goal lead at 2-1. Although the Hornets would have answered with under two minutes left in the first period when Bostyn Duquette would light the lamp to tie the game at two. The Hornets wouldn't waste long in the second period and take the 3-2 lead at just 1:44 into the second period on the Jace Lacey goal. The Hornets would strike again and quickly just two minutes later when Jackson Kain would score on the power play and make it a 4-2 game. Then to close a fast five minutes the Hornets would strike again this time again from Braeden Calkins for his second of the night to make it a 5-2 game. Then early in the third period, the Hornets would put the icing on the cake with a goal by Drew Knowles to make this a 6-2 game. In the closing stages of the game, the Lakers would get one from Tyler Hinckley to make it a 6-3 game and that's where the game would end. In the winning effort for the Hornets, Ty Calkins would make 19 saves as they go to 3-2-1 on the season. Gallery

fliping hit
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Kyle Coryea

Saranac Lake-Lake Placid's Noah Munn-Jennings (4) with the hit on the Plattsburgh attacker that flips him to the ice behind the net. Gallery

Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers @ Plattsburgh Hornets February 1st 2022

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Boys Hockey
goal
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Braeden Calkins (12) with the rebound goal that he stuffs in the corner pass the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid goal. It would be the third meeting of the season between the Plattsburgh Hornets and the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers in the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference action. The game would start off good for the visiting Lakers as they would get on the board in the first minute of the game. The Hornets would answer back quickly at the 2:10 mark on the goal by Braeden Calkins and tie the game at one, The game would stay there till the 13:20 mark on the Lakers would regain the one-goal lead at 2-1. Although the Hornets would have answered with under two minutes left in the first period when Bostyn Duquette would light the lamp to tie the game at two. The Hornets wouldn't waste long in the second period and take the 3-2 lead at just 1:44 into the second period on the Jace Lacey goal. The Hornets would strike again and quickly just two minutes later when Jackson Kain would score on the power play and make it a 4-2 game. Then to close a fast five minutes the Hornets would strike again this time again from Braeden Calkins for his second of the night to make it a 5-2 game. Then early in the third period, the Hornets would put the icing on the cake with a goal by Drew Knowles to make this a 6-2 game. In the closing stages of the game, the Lakers would get one from Tyler Hinckley to make it a 6-3 game and that's where the game would end. In the winning effort for the Hornets, Ty Calkins would make 19 saves as they go to 3-2-1 on the season. Gallery

Saranac Chiefs @ Plattsburgh Hornets Champlain Valey Athletic Conference Boys Hockey January 27th 2022

down he goes
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Kyle Coryea

Saranac's (16) with the crunching open ice hit on Plattsburgh's Drew Knowles (7) that drops him to the ice. The Saranac Chiefs would meet up with the Plattsburgh Hornets for the third and deciding game of the regular season at the Amer-Can North Arena. It would be a very physical game throughout and it would take till the 11:05 mark of the first period for the opening goal from Hornets Jackson Kain for the 1-0 lead. The Hornets would extend their lead to 2-0 two minutes later on the Hayden Colburn goal. The Chiefs would answer back and cut the defect in half at 2-1 on the Buckley goal. The Saranac Chiefs would fight back and get the tie at 2-2 on the Hunter Provost goal. The game would stay there till the 10:37 mark of the period when the Hornets Jace Lacey would light the lamp for the 3-2 Hornets lead. Then in the final three minutes of the period, the Hornets would get their three-goal lead back on the Jackson Kain 2nd and third goal and make it 5-2 at the end of the second period. In the third period, the Hornets would have two unanswered goals from Jackson Kain (4th of the night) and Jace Lacey (second of the night) to secure the 7-2 win. Gallery

glove save
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Ty Calkins (31) with the glove save on Saranac's Landon Duprey (26).Gallery

Saranac Chiefs @ Plattsburgh Hornets January 27th 2022

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Boys Hockey
crunch along the boards
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Bostyn Duquette (4) with the crunching hit along the boards of Saranac's Roy (7) breaks up the play. The Saranac Chiefs would meet up with the Plattsburgh Hornets for the third and deciding game of the regular season at the Amer-Can North Arena. It would be a very physical game throughout and it would take till the 11:05 mark of the first period for the opening goal from Hornets Jackson Kain for the 1-0 lead. The Hornets would extend their lead to 2-0 two minutes later on the Hayden Colburn goal. The Chiefs would answer back and cut the defect in half at 2-1 on the Buckley goal. The Saranac Chiefs would fight back and get the tie at 2-2 on the Hunter Provost goal. The game would stay there till the 10:37 mark of the period when the Hornets Jace Lacey would light the lamp for the 3-2 Hornets lead. Then in the final three minutes of the period, the Hornets would get their three-goal lead back on the Jackson Kain 2nd and third goal and make it 5-2 at the end of the second period. In the third period, the Hornets would have two unanswered goals from Jackson Kain (4th of the night) and Jace Lacey (second of the night) to secure the 7-2 win. Gallery

Plattsburgh Hornets @ Beekmantown Eagles Boys Hockey January 25th 2022

pinned along the boards
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Josh Painter

Beekmantown's James Burnham (29) pins the Hornets defender along the boards as they battle for the puck. It would be the 8th annual Hannah's Hope Charity game at the Plattsburgh State Fieldhouse between the Plattsburgh Hornets and Beekmantown Eagles. The teams would be feeling each other out for the first of the period until the Hornets would get the scoring going at the 7:52 mark to give the visiting Hornets the 1-0 lead., The lead would last about four minutes when the Eagles would get the equalizer at the 11:05 mark from Sam Bingel. Then just a minute later the Eagles would take the lead at the 12:05 mark on the Luke Moser goal and make it 2-1 Eagles. The Eagles would waste little time in the second period and extend their lead to 3-1 at the 1:49 mark of the period. The Eagles would start pulling away at the 8:16 mark of the period as they would make it a 4-1 game on Keegan Seamone's goal. The Hornets wouldnt give up the fight though and get it back to 4-2 on Dylan Patcher's goal. Although the Eagles would regain the three-goal lead at 5-2 with under two minutes left in the period on the James Burnham goal. Then in the third period, the Eagles would put the icing on the cake with 2 goals from Louis Sweenor and Sam Bingel (second of the game) to secure the 7-2 win. Gallery

scramble goal
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Kyle Coryea

The Plattsburgh Hornets would get the opening goal of the game on a scramble play in front of the net. Gallery

Saranac Chiefs @ Plattsburgh Hornets Boys Hockey January 15th 2022

paddle save
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Kyle Coryea

Saranac's Mason Patnode (31) with the paddle save that he sends to the corner as part of a 20 save game. It would be the second time in three days the Plattsburgh Hornets and Saranac Chiefs would meet up at the Amer-can North Arena. The Hornets would be looking for revenge from the last game they lost in overtime and would take the quick 1-0 lead on the Jace Lacey goal 1:57 into the game. Although the Chiefs would fight back and get the equalizer 8:10 into the period on the Ethan Barnes goal. Then with 33 seconds left in the period, the Chiefs would take the 2-1 lead on the Landon Giroux goal. The Hornets would keep fighting and eventually tie the game back up at two on Jace Lacey's second goal of the game at the 9:26 mark. The Hornets wouldn't quite till they got the lead and they would on the powerplay goal by Jace Lacey for the hat trick with just under five minutes left in the period. From there the teams would play even the rest of the night until the Hornets in the last minute of the game put in the empty netter from Hayden Colburn for the 4-2 victory. Gallery

goal one
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Jace Lacey (21) with the quick wrister on the net for his first of three goals on the day. Gallery

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