Sport Shorts 10/17

Girls Soccer

Willsboro 3, Schroon Lake 0

WILLSBORO -- The Warriors found their way to victory against Schroon Lake in MVAC girls soccer Oct. 9.

The Wildcats held Willsboro off through the first half thanks to some nice saves by goalkeeper Mindy Whitty, who finished with 15 saves.

Renee Marcotte found the net in the second half, however, and Marion James's score at the 21-minute mark soon followed. Courtney Blanchard added a third goal with just five minutes left to play.

Willsboro's Megan Jaquish notched two assists and goalkeeper Stevie Burrows had four saves for the shutout.

Westport 2, Wells 0

WESTPORT -- The Eagles continued their winning ways against Wells in MVAC girls soccer Oct. 9.

Christina Sherman put Westport on the board early off an assist from Valintia Rodriguez just five minutes into the contest. Westport played a strong possession game, outshooting Wells 16-4. Willa McKinley added an insurance goal 14 minutes into the second half.

Eagles goalie Allison Sherman collected two saves for the shutout.

AuSable Valley 5, Saranac Lake 0

SARANAC LAKE -- AuSable Valley made their shots count as they defeated the Red Storm in CVAC girls soccer Oct. 9.

Sidney Flint started off the scoring just 10 minutes into the first half. Goals by Sam Ashline and Amanda Hamilton would put the Patriots up 3-0 before intermission.

Johanna Recny found the net in the second half, then added her second assist on another goal by Ashline. Jena Finnegan grabbed 10 saves for the shutout.


Plattsburgh 7, AuSable Valley 3

PLATTSBURGH -- Turnovers once again proved costly for the Patriots as they fell to Plattsburgh in Northern Football Conference action Oct. 10.

AuSable Valley took its first lead of the season in the first quarter off a field goal by James Montefusco. They would hold Plattsburgh to just 98 yards of total offense throughout the game while amassing 195 of their own.

However, two fumbles and three interceptions gave the Hornets plenty of chances to score. Plattsburgh defensive back Anthony Bucci intercepted a throw by Austin Case late in the fourth quarter and scored the lone touchdown for the win.

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