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Runners compete at state meet; local teams fall in regional finals

“We were hoping to get through the first 10 minutes of overtime tied,” Lions head coach Steve Denton said. “We were able to make a couple of runs, but they were able to capitalize on once chance and we weren’t.”

The Lions best chance came late in the second half, when the Lions powerful counter attack got the ball to the foot of Emily Morris, who fired a shot into the upper right portion of the Chateaugay net. Bulldog keeper Makayla Fleury made a jumping save, pushing the ball over the crossbar to keep the game scoreless.

In Class C, the AuSable Valley Lady Patriots were on the wrong end of the scoresheet and whistle, giving up four goals in the second half and having two called back by the officials in falling, 4-0, to Hoosick Falls. Bryce Douglass made 11 saves in the loss.

The Plattsburgh Lady Hornets also found it hard to break into the scoring column, as Schalmont scored three goals in the second half to defeat PHS, 3-0. Karlie Neal made seven saves for the Hornets.

Football

Three Section VII football teams had the goal of making it to the final four in Kingston this weekend, but their Section II foes were not going to let that happen.

In Class C, the Red Storm hosted another perennial power, Hoosick Falls, on the turf at AuSable Valley High School Nov. 10, where they scored the first points of the game in the second quarter when Matt Phelan scored on the ground from one yard out to give his team a 6-0 lead but eventually fell 20-12.

In Class B, Glens Falls scored first and outlasted the Peru Indians, finishing with a 36-20 edge on the scoreboard.

Zane Bazzano got the Indians on the board in the first quarter with an eight-yard touchdown run, but the Indians were unable to tie the game on a two-point conversion.

Glens Falls scored the next 14 points before Tim Remillard scored from 24 yards out and Mackenzie LaRocque added a two-point conversion, cutting the lead to 22-14.

Remillard scored the final touchdown of the season for the Indians on a three-yard run to counter a Glens Falls, who scored the final points of the game.

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