Emily Morris and Kylee Cassavaugh start a corner kick for ELCS.
Photo by Keith Lobdell.
continued “We work hard to stay on out marks and be aggressive,” sweeper Lily Whalen said. “We have to continue to do that against Chazy and play hard, stay on our marks and we have to know what to do with the ball when we are getting pressured.”
“We have to be aggressive to the ball,” Denton said. “Chazy is such a good team, and we need to be able to take advantage of any opportunity we can get.”
“We have to stay focused and work to get to the 50/50 balls,” Morris said. “When we have the chance, we need to get come goals.”
“We need to work really hard and be serious about what is in front of us,” Cassavaugh said.
The Lions and Eagles will square off for the Section VII/Class D title on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Plattsburgh High School with a 5 p.m. start time.
In the Class B boys soccer playoffs, MaCullen Cope netted the lone goal in the game as the third-seeded Beekmantown Eagles pulled off a 1-0 upset victory over the Northeastern Clinton Cougars, spoiling the potential third meeting of the year between the Cougars and the Plattsburgh High Hornets.
The Hornets advanced to the Friday night final as Ethan Votraw and David Carpenter each scored goals in 1 2-0 win over the Peru Indians.
The Eagles will face the Hornets at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, at Chazy Central Rural School.
Also in Class B, the Peru Indians volleyball squad swept past the Saranac Chiefs to secure a spot in the sectional finals.
The Peru Indians captured a 3-0 victory over Saranac in the Section VII Class B semifinals Tuesday with games of 25-17, 25-19 and 25-18.
Abby Higgins tallied eight aces, 10 kills and 14 digs for the Indians, while Paige Moore added six aces, seven kills and nine digs with Callie Garcia adding six kills and 12 digs.
Danielle Parker had 11 digs for Saranac, while Stephanie Linder added nine kills and eight digs.
The Indians will face the undefeated Beekmantown Eagles, who dropped only one game in the 2011 season, on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 5 p.m. at Clinton Community College.