Canton blanked St. Lawrence Central 5-0 in non-league girls soccer action while the Madrid-Waddington Girls Soccer and Volleyball teams posted shutouts on Wednesday in Northern Athletic Conference action.
Madrid-Waddington 4, St. Regis Falls 0: Madrid-Waddington opened up the game with control of the ball in the SRF zone and kept the Saints pinned inside their half of the field for most of the first half.
The SRF girls managed a few break-out runs late in the first half and finished with two solid scoring chances against Madrid-Waddington goalie Marlaina Bush.
SRF keeper Sara Brockway wasnt as fortunate. The Yellowjackets swarmed the SRF zone several times, solving the Saints keeper three times during the first half.
Hannah Marcellus capitalized twice for M-W, which improves to 2-3 in league play and 2-4-1 overall.
Marcellus captured a pass from Tessa Knight on the far side, dribbled to the outside of the box, and scooted a low, sharp-angled shot that rolled inside the post to Brockways left, nine minutes, 11 seconds in.
Marcellus struck again, exactly 15 minutes later, beating Brockway to a bouncing ball just inside the 18 and had little trouble finding the wide-open goal.
Olivia Parmeter made a nice defensive steal in the Yellowjackets offensive zone and went one-on-one against Brockway, scoring with 11 minutes, 40 seconds left in the first half to put the visitors in front 3-0.
Madrid-Waddington extended its lead to four goals midway through the second half and withstood an all-out push by the Lady Saints as time was winding down.
Bush, the freshman goalie for Madrid-Waddington, turned aside all six St. Regis Falls shots while Brockway was credited with making 17 saves between the pipes.
Canton 5, SLC 0: Natalie Giglio bookended the Canton offense scoring from Tori Daley in the first half and rifling home a direct kick from 30 yards out with 15 minutes to play.
Natalies direct kick was one of the best shots I have ever seen, said Canton Coach Greg Kiah. It was an absolute laser.
Mimi Husinec netted a penalty shot for the Bears (6-1-0) in the nonleague contest and Lauren Smith and Lindsay Proulx netted unassisted goals.
Katie Clemmer handled seven saves in the shutout and Haleigh Agans fielded 19 saves for SLC (1-6).
Harrisville 1, Clifton-Fine 0: Lauryn Smith scored from MaKenzi LaPlatney two minutes before halftime for the only goal of the game. Abby LaFaver handled four shots in the Harrisville (2-5-1, 2-3-1 NAC) shutout and Dallas Crane stopped 11 shots for C-F. (0-5-0, 0-5-0).
Madrid-Waddington 3, Tupper Lake 0: Good serving and ball movement helped the Jackets sweep the Lumberjacks at Tupper Lake by 25-16, 25-21, 25-20.
Hannah Austin (10 points), Jasmine Trombley (10 points, three digs), Dia Richards (10 points, two kills), Jen King (eight points, six kills), Janelle Trombley (seven kills), and Brittani Dawley (12 assists) paced Madrid-Waddington which improved to 3-4 overall.
Tupper Lake fell to 0-7.
Malone 3, Gouverneur 0: The Huskies (6-1) prevailed 25-14, 25-16, 25-7 in what Chris Dashnaw called the Wildcats best outing of the season.
Alisha Way (3 kills, 5 blocks, 4 points, 1 assist) had a great defensive night and the my backline defenders Shaylen Adams and Briana Bush did great jobs with six and four digs, said Dashnaw.
We had a great match which could turns things around for us. In the third game we just couldnt handle Malones top servers who are outstanding.
Other leadership efforts for Gouverneur (0-7) came from Raenelle Durham (3 kills, 2 blocks, 3 points, 1 dig), Autumn Ashley (1 kill, 2 points, 2 assists) and Mallory Austin (2 kills, 9 points, 2 assists, 1 ace).
OFA 3, Brushton-Moira 0: Carrying the impetus of a second game comeback throughout game three, the OFA Girls Volleyball team (6-1, 4-1 NAC West) won its sixth straight match in a 25-21, 25-23, 25-11 NAC interdivisional victory at Brushton-Moira on Wednesday.
Brushton-Moira is much improved and made us work for everything, said OFA Coach Sue McLean.
After we rallied from a 23-20 deficit in the second game, we just put everything together and Taylor Fisher was dominant at the serving line scoring 11 straight points.
Fisher finished with 13 points and six aces on a night when the Devils received leadership efforts from several players in Sky Hoover (8 points, 5 aces, 4 kills), defensive dynamo Adrianna Compo (10 points, 6 aces, 2 kills, 7 digs), Taylor Perry (16 assists, 7 points, 3 aces, 4 kills, 2 digs) and Emma Hart (9 assists, 1 kill, 11 points, 1 ace).
Rounding out a balanced effort were: Paige Perry (5 kills), Shaunice Wallace (2 points), Grace Mashaw (1 point, 1 ace, 1 dig) and Kiana Zulauf (1 assist).