The Chazy Eagles and Willsboro Warriors will cap the 2011 Section VII championship weekend when they meet on the PHS athletic field at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5.
Photo by Keith Lobdell.
Elizabethtown While Beekmantown captured the first Section VII title with a gymnastics victory, the remainder of teams will start their championship games, meets and matches Thursday, Nov. 3, opening with a pair of Class C soccer crowns to be determined in Clinton ville.
The 5 p.m. game at AuSable Valley High School will feature the top two teams in Class C girls soccer, as the top-seeded Lake Placid Lady Blue Bombers (10-4-2) will play the second-seeded Seton Catholic Lady Knights (8-9-0).
The Blue Bombers are led by goalie Liz Leff, who has recorded eight shutouts and 101 saves in the 2011 campaign. The team scored a 0-0, 2-1 penalty kick win over the Moriah Lady Vikings to advance to the championship match, and get balanced offense from Ayla Thompson, Brook Reid, Carrissa Kennedy and Kendra Manning.
For the Knights, Paige Spittler has 11 goals, her latest coming as Seton defeated the Northern Adirondack Lady Bobcats 1-0 to advance to the finals. Peyton Falb leads the team with 14.
In the 7 p.m. title game, the No. 1 seed Northern Adirondack Bobcats (6-8-0) will face the Lake Placid Blue Bombers, the second seed that scored a 2-1 win against the Seton Catholic Knights to advance to the final.
The Bobcats are led by striker Justin Kellett and midfielder David Miller, while the Blue Bombers will rely on Haile Thompson, Keegan Barney and Eddie Kane pace to help pace the team.
The Section VII boys and girls cross country titles will be on the line at the Cobble Hill Country Club on Friday, Nov. 4, with the boys race at 1:15 p.m. and the girls race following at 2:25 p.m.
In the boys event, the Beekmantown Eagles come into the meet as the CVAC champions, while Dan Lennon of Peru was the CVAC individual champion, beating second-place Jeriqho Gadway of Plattsburgh High by 37 seconds at the Oct. 29 meet.