Following up on a dramatic double overtime victory over St. Lawrence on Friday, the Ogdensburg Free Academy boys lacrosse team used a fourth quarter surge to down Colton-Pierrepont, 10-7, on Saturday morning, to achieve two program milestones.
The Blue Devils posted their best NAC record ever at 7-7, earned the fourth overall seed in the sectionals which will be decided into a Class B and Class C brackets and earned the right to host the programs first sectional game on Wednesday.
After a big win on Friday, it just took us some time to settle in. But Colton-Pierrepont played very hard and their goalie made some very nice saves in the first quarter, said OFA Coach Matt Morley who honored seniors Andrew Roddy and Glynn Breen for their contribution s to the season in a halftime ceremony.
In the fourth quarter we took better shots and Austin Morley-Sloan won a series of faceoffs. We used those possessions to score some quick goals.
Andrew Roddy (2 assists) and Austin Morley-Sloan scored three goals apiece apiece to lead the winning offense which featured Aidan Putmans first varsity goal and Max Ahrens first varsity point which came on an assist.
Nate Peo added one goal and one assist, Dave Prudhomme and Austin Putman scored single goals and Taylor Richardson added an assist to back the combined goaltending of Quinton Denner (5 saves) and Glynn Breen (3 saves).
The Colts (0-12) were led by Scott Boyce with agame-high three goals and three assists and Ethan Knight with two goals and two assists. Noah Whalen and Jon Angleberger each netted solo goals and Major McKinley fielded 14 shots in goal.
OFA 9 - SLC 8 20T: A well conceived play decided a fiercely contested game on Friday as OFA won a double overtime boys lacrosse thriller 9-8 over St. Lawrence Central.
The Devils broke an 8-8 deadlock 1:12 into the second overtime on a play started and finished by Austin Morley-Sloan.
Morley-Sloan controlled the faceoff, relayed the ball to Taylor Richardson who drove to the net and passed it off to Dave Prudhomme who found Morley-Sloan breaking inside for a walkoff goal.
We scored on a set play and executed it perfectly. It was a well-played game and the guys bounced back from a loss against Saranac Lake, said Coach Morley.
Morley-Sloan finished with four goals on the day and Andrew Ruddy delivered three goals and two assists. Nate Peo passed out three assists, Austin Putman passed out two assists and Taylor Richardson and Dave Prudhomme each tallied one goal with one assist.
Lukas Arquiett (3 assists), Brody Simonds (2 assists), Marshall Burninghausen (1 assist) and Styles Arquiett all connected for a pair of goals for SLC while Jacob Sutton notched a pair of assists.
Quinton Denner made six saves working the crease for the win while Kody Kocsis handled nine shots for the Larries (7-7).
SR CLINCHES TITLE
Salmon River, the states number two ranked Class C team, clinched the NAC title outright at 13-0 with an impressive 22-6 win over second place Canton (11-3) on Saturday.
The Shamrocks, who are scheduled to host Colton-Pierrepont today, were led by Kason Tarbell (4 goals 6 assists), Skkylar Thomas (2 goals 6 assists), Trenton Tarbell (4 goals), Karonhiate Lazore (4 goals) and Kyle Lewis (3 goals). Other scoring came from Frank David (2 goals), Dalton Roundpoint (2 goals) and Lakota Square (1 goal).
In for SR Tazz Oakes made six saves and Daruis Lafrance made twos saves. Canton scoring came from Jake Facey (3 goals), Isaac Thrasher (3 goals, 1 assist), Peyton Vanbibber (2 goals), Marc Mahoney (2 goals) and Josh Huaitt (1 goal, 1 assists). Nate Gibson made 4 saves and Andrew McCormick made 4 saves for the Bears.
RAIDERS BLANK STORM
Massena earned a 16-0 shutout of Saranac Lake on Saturday as Rhoades Tarbell and Ross Driscoll each generated four goals and two assists, Sako Rourke posted two goals and two assists and Cole Allen and Dalton Mullin each tallied two goals.
Jeff Bain (two assists), John Paul Chavin each scored once with Patrick LaGrow (one assist), Nick Henrie (one assist), Ryan Thomas (one assist) aiding the attack.
Tyler Armstrong stopped six shots in the shutout.
Massena earned a 18-2 win over Saranac Lake on Saturday morning at Mike Nicholas Field.
Courtney Manley provided five goals for Massena. Ashlyn Olson generated three goals and two assists, Shannon Casey recorded two goals and one assists, Mimi Lazore cand Morgan Stump each tallied two goals and Tristen Burns added a goal and one assist leading the way. Also contributing were: Jace Lazore (one goal), Megan Morgan (one goal), Alana Pyke (one goal). Alana Leigh Beckstead stopped seven shots. Matt Fisher scored twice for SL who fell behind 11-3 at the half.