The Massena Central and Parishville-Hopkinton varsity girls soccer teams both pulled away to convincing wins against NAC rivals on Wednesday.
Massena 5, Salmon River 0: In a Central Division matchup at Fort Covington, Dominique Valancius struck for a pair of goals while Erin Francis tallied a goal and assist as the visiting Lady Raiders went ahead 2-0 by halftime and never looked back. Marissa Manley opened the scoring with an unassisted goal in the fifth minute while Hanna Siddon finished off a play set up by Mia Jermano and Serena Hall in the late stages of regulation for the final goal of the game. Carlie Leary and Nicole Morgan also contributed solo assists toward the win while Courtney Manley handled the three shots she faced backstopping the shutout.
Sam Ghostlaw had nine saves in the losing cause.
P-H 5, Colton-Pierrepont 0: In Parishville, the Kodi Perkins helped set up the first four goals as the host Lady Panthers worked their way to a commanding 3-0 halftime lead before closing out the win with a pair of unanswered second-half goals.
Emily Sloan netted the only goal P-H would need in the 12th minute to earn Perkins her first assist of the game. Eighth-grader Alyssa Sloan added the first insurance goal, the first of her varsity career, 12 minutes later assisted by Perkins and Brianna Hayes, who netted the third goal of the game in the 28th minute.
Michaela Cole pushed the Lady Panthers lead to 4-0 10 minutes into the second half from Perkins and Nicole White before Oliva Collins closed out the scoring with an unassisted goal in the 79th minute.
Marlee Wilson worked the crease for nine saves to earn the shutout while Kathryn Miller recorded 17 stops in the losing cause.