Weekly sports wrap


Moriah 34, AuSable Valley 8

CLINTONVILLE - The Vikings' running attack proved too much for AuSable Valley in Northern Football Conference action Oct. 1.

Moriah totaled 414 yards on the ground against the Patriots, including 236 yards from backup tailback Tom Ida, who broke loose for two long touchdown runs in the third quarter to put the Vikings out of reach. Nate Gilbo added 86 yards on 15 carries with two touchdowns.

The Patriots did slow Moriah's passing game, however, and Austin House nabbed an interception in the second quarter. AuSable Valley finished with only 85 yards of total offense, however. A late fourth-quarter drive capped by a John Sikandar run prevented the shutout.

Saranac Lake 49, Beekmantown 0

BEEKMANTOWN - The Red Storm looked unstoppable once again, shutting out Beekmantown in Northern Football Conference play Oct. 2.

Austin McDonough logged four touchdowns for Saranac Lake: two receiving, one rushing, and one on a punt return, and quarterback Mike Phelan threw 7-of-11 for 98 yards with three touchdowns and one interception. The Red Storm amassed a total of 235 yards rushing on 20 carries, led by Forrest Morgan with 57 yards on five carries.

Meanwhile, Saranac Lake's defense held the Eagles to just 42 yards of total offense, most of it coming through the air. Beekmantown quarterback Zachary Myers threw 5-of-14 for 39 yards.

Saranac Lake has outscored its opponents by a margin of 225-8 so far this season.

Boys Soccer

Beekmantown 5, Saranac Lake 1

SARANAC LAKE - The Eagles controlled the ball and gave Saranac Lake more than they could handle in CVAC boys soccer Sept. 29.

Jordhan Verin logged a hat trick for Beekmantown after assisting Chris McIlroy to open the scoring 15 minutes into the first half. Keon Jahanbakhsh added a goal and an assist as the Eagles finished with a 28-6 shot advantage.

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