SOUTH COLTON - Reaching midseason on a three-game winning streak, Ogdensburg Free Academy downed Colton-Pierrepont 6-1 on Saturday morning. The 3-6 Blue Devils won their third game in three days and upped their their Northern Conference record to 3-5 heading into games against Potsdam and Canton on Tuesday and Thursday.
We really had some nice possession today. We controlled and passed the ball very well, said OFA Coach Matt Morley.
Their goalie (Craig Miller) had an outstanding game and Spencer Lawrence made big saves for us when we needed him to. Miller stopped 18 shots on the day and Lawrence collected nine saves allowing only a goal by Kyle Dominie off a pass from Jake Engleberger.
They had some good chances and played very well.
Drew Hilborne scored three times to lead the OFA finishing and Trey Lawrence scored one goal and set up tallies by Nick Perrigo (1 goal, 1 assist) and Dave Prudhomme.
Jake Garrison didnt score today but did a very nice job keeping the flow of the offense going and we had some young midfielders in Ian Roddy, Daved Middlemiss, Jack Montroy and Justin Feldt do some nice things.
INJURY UPDATE: OFA played a little shorthanded because of injuries suffered in Fridays win over the Blessed Virgin Mary Academy of Syracuse. Chris Axtell (sprained ankle) and Joe Kiah (sprained) should return in the next two weeks. Drew Costigan, who was sidelined in the first game of the season, will miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury which will require an orthroscopic procedure.
Massena 13, Saranac Lake 3: The Raiders expanded a 6-2 halftime lead to 11-3 after three in the win at Saranac Lake. Rhoades Tarbell scored three goals, Zach Hopps connected three goals and one assist, and Grayson Phillips tallied two goals and drew an assist for Massena. Other contributions came from: Ross Driscoll (1-0), Josh Blair (1-0), Tyler Simms (1-0), Ryan Chauvin (1-0), Sako Rourke (1-0), Ron LaFrance (0-1), and Jordy Mitchell (0-1). Kyle Cook stopped six shots allowing three goals in three quarters. Dillon Stone stopped two shots in the fourth quarter.
Canton 8 - Potsdam 3: The Golden Bears outscored Potsdam 4-0 in the fourth quarter to up their NAC record to 6-1. Brandon Rodee (1 assist), Eb Foote and Mike Mathews all scored two goals for Canton and Jesse Gilbert passed out three assists.
Tanner Sanderson added a single goal and Cody Moore passed out an assist to the support of goaltender Jeff Hammond who finished with five saves.