The Salmon River and Massena Central varsity boys lacrosse teams both pulled away to convincing wins at home over NAC rivals on Wednesday.
Salmon River 23, OFA 4: In Fort Covington, the Shamrocks raced out to a commanding 15-2 halftime lead as they subdued the Blue Devils in their home debut.
Skkylar Thomas led the Salmon River attack with five goals and four assists. Iothore Lazore generated six goals and two helpers. Kason Tarbell delivered three goals and three assists. Skye Sunday (3 assists) and Kyle Lewis (1 assist) added two goals apiece. Bryton Burns (1 assist), Alan Jacobs, Trenton Tarbell, Lakota Square and Dante David closed out the Shamrocks scoresheet with solo goals.
David Prudhomme, Austin Morley-Sloan, Nate Peo and Taylor Richardson struck for the OFA goals.
Tazz Oakes and Darius LaFrance made two saves each sharing crease duties for the Shamrocks (4-0) while Quinton Denner turned aside 10 shots for the Blue Devils.
The Shamrocks are slated to play a non-league game at South Burlington High School in Vermont on Saturday before hosting NAC rival St. Lawrence Central next Monday.
Massena 16, Colton-Pierrepont 3: At Mike Nicholas Field, the Raiders ran out to a 6-0 lead by the end of the first quarter before steadily pulling away for the win. Ross Driscoll struck for six goals to lead the Massena offense. Sako Rourke netted four goals and helped set up another. Henrick Angus (3 assists), Nick Henrie (2 assists), Hunter Pyke (1 assist), Rhoades Tarbell (1 assist), Josh Blair and Jeff Bain connected for the other goals. Jordan Robert logged a pair of assists while Evan Kassian and Dawson George each recorded solo helpers.
Ethan Knight, Noah Whalen and Scott Boyce broke through for the Colts goals.
Tyler Armstong had one save tending the Massena goal through the first quarter before giving way to Troi Benedict, who stopped seven shots over the other three frames. Major McKinley logged 12 stops for C-P.
The Raiders (3-1) will be hosting Canton today starting at 4:30 p.m. while the Colts (0-4) are due to play at Potsdam starting at 6:30 p.m.