FORT COVINGTON - A 10-goal barrage in the third quarter boosted the Salmon River Central varsity boys lacrosse team to an 18-8 NAC win at home over Massena Central on Tuesday.
Dalston Day generated seven goals and three assists as the Shamrocks worked their way to a 7-2 halftime lead before breaking the game open with a 10-3 scoring edge in the third frame. Ky Tarbell fashioned three goals and two assists while Seth Oakes tallied two goals and two helpers. Austin Cavender and Kamm David added a goal and two assists each. Russ Oakes, Oakley Thomas, Mason Hemlock and Lawrence Jock struck for the other Salmon River goals.
Grayson Phillips logged four goals and three assists in the losing effort. Zack Hopps had the other three goals for the Raiders to go along with an assist.
Kobi Johnson (4 saves) and Roweren Lazore (2 saves) shared crease duties for the Shamrocks while Kyle Cooke turned aside six shots in the losing cause.
The Shamrocks (7-0, 6-0) are slated to host Saranac Lake Thursday starting at 4:30 p.m. while the Raiders (6-3, 4-3) play host to Potsdam.
In the other two NAC boys lacrosse games on Tuesday, Potsdam Central outlasted OFA 7-6 and St. Lawrence Central beat Saranac Lake 19-4 while Canton outscored Colton-Pierrepont 10-2.
Potsdam 7, OFA 6: At the Kennedy School Field in Ogdensburg, the team were tied at 5-5 heading into the fourth quarter before the Sandstoners were able to deny the Blue Devils.
Kyle Kingsley netted two goals and heled set up two others to lead the Potsdam offense. Kyle Grant also scored twice while Nate Carey (2 assists), Sam Miller and Hayden Hart struck for the other goals.
David Prudhomme (1 assist), Andrew Roddy and Nick Perrigo tallied two goals apiece to pace OFA. Jordan McCormick recorded a solo assist.
Jason Cardinal made six saves backstopping the win while Spencer Lawrence stood tall turning aside 19 shots working the Blue Devil crease.
OFA held a 6-5 lead after scoring the first goal of the fourth quarter but the Sandstoners pulled even with just five minutes remaining when Grant finished off an assist from Kingsley, who went on to score the eventual game-winner less than a minute later assisted by Carey.
The Sandstoners are slated to play at Massena on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
SLC 19, Saranac Lake 4: At Saranac Lake, the Larries scored seven unanswered goals in the first quarter and never looked back to raise their NAC record to 4-2.
Nate Cole sparked the winning attack with six goals and four assists. Dalton Lottie fashioned four goals while Ian Lynch (2 assists), Lukas Arquiett (2 assists), Blake Baldwin (2 assists) and Marshall Burninghausen generated two goals apiece. Cody Burns accounted for the other SLC goal while Zach Arquiett, Hayden Beaulieu and Brody Simmons each tallied an assist.
Lance Ackerson paced the Red Storm with three goals. Oliver Holmes and Jeff Stevens each netted singletons.
Kody Kocsis had nine saves working the Larries crease. Michael Burpore (5 saves) and Jacob Merrill (2 saves) combined to backstop the losing effort.
The Larries were coming off a weekend split on the road against a pair of non-league squads from Section 2.
On Saturday, they outlasted Glens Falls 10-9. Cole had two goals and three assists along with Lukas Arquiett. Baldwin and Lottie chipped in two goals each while Lynch (1 assist) and Burninghausen added solo helpers and Kocsis made 10 of his 19 saves in the fourth quarter.
At Queensbuy on Sunday, the Larries dropped a 15-6 decision. Burninghausen netted three goals while Cole had two goals and three assists. Lottie struck for the other goal. Arquiett and Baldwin each finished with solo assists while Kocsis stopped 10 shots.
Now 5-3 overall, the Larries host Colton-Pierrepont on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
Canton 10, C-P 2: In Colton, the Bears opened a 9-0 lead with a five-goal surge in the third quarter to come away with the win.
Jack Elberty anchored the Canton attack with three goals and two assists. Jesse Gilbert added four goals and one helper. Eb Foote, Cody Moore and Ryan Caldwell netted the other goals for the Bears. Brandon Rodee, Tanner Sanderson and Cody Ladison each finished with solo assists.
Gyle Dominy had a goal and assist for the Colts. Jake Angleberger scored the other goal while Dan Knight earned an assist.
Jeff Hammond, Alexander Sosebee and Nathan Gibson combined to make seven saves in the win. Craig Miller had 18 stops for the Colts, who are slated to play at St. Lawrence Central on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
In the lone NAC girls lacrosse game played on Tuesday, Canton stopped Saranac Lake 18-6. Alicia Jones and Kate Lumbard led the way offensively for the Lady Bears (5-2, 4-2) with four goals and an assist each. Katie Lapinski added two goals and two assists while Megan Howard made 11 saves goaltending the win.
Rita Munn scored three times in the losing cause.