Local athletes tabbed all-state

ELIZABETHTOWN - Several athletes have been named to the New York State Sportswriters Associations' high school all-state teams:


Three members of the Red Storm football squad were named to the third team by the NYSSWA.

On offense, placekicker Forrest Morgan, whose 34-yard field goal in overtime sent the Red Storm past the vaunted Hoosick Falls club out of Section II, was named to the third team.

He was joined by defensive lineman Brian Fortune and defensive back Austin McDonough on the third team.

Saranac defensive back Dylan Everleth was also selected to the fourth team defense for Class B.

Girls Soccer

Three members of he Chazy Lady Eagles state championship girls soccer team were named to the first team in Class D, including state player of the year Astrid Kempainen, who was joined by coach Karin Sherman-Trombley, who was named coach of the year in Class D.

Senior goalie Katharine Tooke and junior midfielder Kirsten Doran were also named to the first team, while senior striker Caitlyn LaPier was named to the second team.

In Class B, Peru freshman Lindsey Bushey was named to the first team, while seniors Charisse Abellard and Emily Schultz of Plattsburgh were named to the fifth team.

Boys Soccer

Kaleb Snide helped lead the Chazy Eagles to the state championship, and was rewarded with a mention on the first team for Class D. Jordan Barriere was named to the fifth team from Chazy, along with Willsboro standout Clay Sherman.

Jordan Knight of Plattsburgh was named to the Class C second team in the state, while Northeastern Clinton's Jamie Davison was named to the third team.

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