MASSENA - An overtime lead faded into the fifth tie in eight NAC Central Division games for the Massena Central varsity boys soccer team on Tuesday against Canton at Mike Nicholas Field.
In their first meeting this season, the teams settled for a scoreless tie in a game that was called after regulation due to thunderstorms. Mondays contest went into overtime after 80 minutes of regulation without a goal but the Raiders were able to break through just 1:59 into the first 10-minute OT when Dalton Mullin finished off a play set up by freshman Jesus Hernandez.
Jake Facey erased the 1-0 deficit for the Golden Bears with a breakaway goal midway through the second overtime and the teams walked off the field having settled for the 1-1 draw.
Ian Wilson handled 11 shots for the Raiders (4-2-5, 2-1-5) and Scott Wight did likewise for Canton (6-2-4, 4-1-4).
The Raiders are slated to play at Potsdam on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Salmon River 6, Gouverneur 0: In the lone other varsity boys soccer matchup on Tuesday, the host Shamrocks rolled out to a 4-0 lead by halftime en route to posting their first Central Division win of the season.
Brady Mitchell led a balanced Salmon River (3-7-3, 1-6-2) offense with two goals and an assist. Antoine Domino and Nick Hynes contributed a goal and assist each. Stephen Tremblay and Naylen Laffin struck for the other goals while Connor Walrath, Justin Bigness and Josh Hynes each contributed solo assists toward the win.
Zach Smith had six saves in posting the shutout while Seth Carr fielded 15 shots for the Wildcats (1-9-2, 0-8-2).
In a pair of NAC varsity girls soccer games on Tuesday, Norwood-Norfolk netted a 4-0 North Division win over St. Lawrence Central while Chateaugay blanked East Division rival St. Regis Falls 6-0.
N-N 4, SLC 0: At Brasher Falls, Alexis Sweet broke through for the only goal the Lady Flyers would need in the 14th minute then helped make it 2-0 with 10 minutes left in the first half when she assisted on a goal by Emily LaRoe.
Aleah Palmer finished off a play set up by Ashley Lafleur midway through the second half for the third N-N goal before LaRoe closed out the scoring off an assist from Megan Stevenson with 13 minutes remaining.
Mickey Frego made 10 saves backstopping the shutout as the Lady Flyers improved to 5-5-1 overall while Haleigh Agans handled 12 shots for SLC (1-8-1).
Chateaugay 6, SRF 0: In Chateaugay, the Lady Bulldogs fashioned three goals in each half in raising their record to 12-0 overall.
Courtney Boyea (1 assist) and Alexis Beach struck for two goals apiece in the winning effort. Hannah Cook and Sarah Gardiner netted the other goals while Katie Beach drew a pair of assists.
Makalya Fleury (0 saves) and Holly Zeldenrush (1 save) combined to work the crease for the shutout while Kiana Stowell fielded 17 of the shots she faced for the Lady Saints (0-11).