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Elizabethtown-Lewis 2, Willsboro 1

LEWIS - The Lions came away with a hard-earned win on their home field against Willsboro in MVAC boys soccer Sept. 30.

Both defenses shined in a contest with limited shooting, but it was Elizabethtown's offense that proved too much for the Warriors.

Elizabethtown midfielder Andrew Kerr scored the opening goal near the 14-minute mark of the first half. The Warriors came out strong in the second half, however, when Clay Sherman pounded it in off a nifty assist from Lucas Strong just 27 seconds in.

Brody Hooper's goal at the 15-minute mark proved to be the game winner for the Lions. Both ELCS goals were assisted by Michael Gowdy.

AuSable Valley 0, Saranac 0

SARANAC - The Patriots settled for an overtime tie in a back-and-forth game against Saranac in CVAC boys soccer Sept. 30.

Each team notched 14 shots on goal and 12 saves. Jeremy Wood filled in for starting Patriots goalie T.J. Burl, who left the game with an injury; both collected six saves.

Westport 3, Johnsburg 2

WESTPORT - The Eagles nearly saw victory slip away before overcoming Johnsburg in MVAC boys soccer Sept. 30.

Two goals by Nathan Gay in the first eight minutes put Westport up 2-0, a lead that stuck through the first half.

Johnsburg answered in the second half, however, capitalizing on their shots to score goals at the 1:30 and 32-minute mark and even the score. Kevin Conner notched a goal and an assist for the Jaguars.

Nine minutes into the first overtime, Westport's Bo McKinley was tackled inside the box, leading to a penalty kick that proved to be the game winner. Overall, Westport held a 23-12 margin in shots.

Elizabethtown-Lewis 5, Schroon Lake 1

LEWIS - Elizabethtown proved too much for the Wildcats as they cruised to victory in MVAC boys soccer Oct. 2.

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