Editor’s note: Information was not received from Saranac Lake, Crown Point, Minerva-Newcomb, Wells or Schroon Lake by press time.
The Chazy Eagles will again be the talk of the town this season as they look to add a third Class D championship in as many years to their collections.
The Eagles lost some great players from last year’s team to graduation, but bring back a solid nucleus and talented newcomers to compete in the Northern Soccer League and the sectionals.
They could have some competition again this season from Lake Placid, which lost only three players off its roster from last year, and Elizabethtown-Lewis.
Beekmantown returns young goal scorer Kallie Villemaire from last year’s Section VII Class B title team. The Eagles also return their entire defensive backfield and goalkeeper Lauren O’Connor.
Division III champion Westport may have been hit hardest by graduation and currently only fields a team of 11 players. Indian Lake/Long Lake or Keene could threaten Westport’s chance of repeating as both teams return experienced players.
The Patriots had a strong season a year ago, finishing 12-4-2 overall.
Leading goal scorers Cammey Keysor, Megan Colby and Amanda Hamilton, who combined scored 28 goals and assisted on 12 others, has graduated.
Meghan Strong returns with most goals for a returning player with four. The team will also rely heavily on returning goalkeeper Taylor Saltus, who finished with four shutouts a season ago.
Bryce Allen, Hannah Baer, Jessica Baker, Tonya Bombard, Megan Colby, Amanda Hamilton, Cammey Keysor, Jessica Ormsby.
Marissa Bickford, Rachel Knapp, Maddy Rondeau, Taylor Saltus, Sumra Sikandar, Logan Snow, Sierra Snow, Meghan Strong, Olivia Worden, Deanna Dashnaw.
Allysa Baughn, Bryce Douglass, Ashlee Estes, Tiffany Evans, Marissa Prentiss, Nichole Pulsifer.
The Eagles lost a lot of talented players off of last season’s 14-1-1 Class B championship team to graduation.
Sophomore sensation Kallie Villemaire, along with newcomer Courtney Wilson, will be expected to keep the pressure on the other teams’ defense as goal scorers this season. Villemaire, as a freshman, was third in the NSL with 43 points (17 goals, 9 assists).
Another strength for Beekmantown this season is the return of its entire defense, including junior goalkeeper Lauren O’Conner.
Bailey Waterbury, Stephanie Clukey, Rebecca Lapier, Jess Huber, Amanda Frederick, Emily Raiville, Kayla Mabrey.
Kallie Villemaire, Danielle Schwartz, Kiley Regan, Alexandra Putnam, Amanda Peterson, Lauren O’Conner, Hannah Newgarden, Shanae Jodoin, Carlee Casey, Brielle Carnright, Maegan Bull, Katie Buccellato.
Alicia Barcomb, Lindsey Gonyea, Bailey LaDieu, Samantha Swiesz, Courtney Wilson.
The Cougars return many core players from last season’s 3-9-1 team.
Seniors Mallory Honan (13 goals, 2 assists) and Molly Roush return as forwards for Northeastern Clinton, and expect to continue to be very potent on offense.
Allie Cartier, Skyler Hebert and Michaela McDonough each return to anchor the Cougars’ defense. Christina Paola returns as Northeastern Clinton’s full-time goalkeeper
Bianca Grimshaw, Erica Sorell, Paige Southwick, Eliza Chevalier, Lindsey Paquette, Kourtney Rabideau.
Morgan Rabideau, Molly Roush, Mallory Honan, Skyler Hebert, Allie Cartier, Miranda Menard, Cerise Dubois, Celine Bouvier, Amanda Harvey, Christina Paola, Taylor Rabideau, Michaela McDonough, Andrea Boire, Abbie Miller, Paige Dominic.
Jenna Lavalley, Alexa Sorrell, Ashley Boire, Lexi Pero, Tianna Ledue, Maddlyn Tucker, Katie Matott.
The Indians have 12 players returning with varsity experience, including eight starters, from last season’s 7-8-1 squad.
Lindsey Bushey (9 goals, 5 assists) and Ashley Carpenter (9 goals, 6 assists) return to lead a strong offensive charge for Peru, along with Mary Mazzella and Nicole Breton.
Anna Hogan and Samantha Martin both return to give the Indians a powerful defense. Shannon Bombard looks to take over in goal after the loss of Dani Dayton to graduation.
Raelyn Passino, Kenna Agoney, Sonja Brown, Hayden Daugherty, Dani Dayton, Alexis Bushey, Ashley Leta, Autumn Kelley, Elizabeth Uliva.
Hallie Lashway, Mary Mazzella, Samantha Martin, Ashley Sardella, Nicole Breton, Shannon Bombard, Madeline Barber, Jordan Favreau, Ashley Carpenter, Lindsey Bushey, Anna Hogan, Emily Larsen.
Katelynn Monostori, Kaely Laporte, Maddison Flynn, Katie Uliva, Kristin Houle, Kelly Neenan.
The Hornets have a slew of returning starters off of last season’s 9-7-2 team, including 12 players overall with varsity experience.
Marle Curle (6 goals, 4 assists) is already off to a huge start this season with five goals in two games this season. Senior Madison Trombley returns to help control the midfield for Plattsburgh.
Goalie Karlie Neale returns between the posts after four shutout wins last season, and will have four defensive players with varsity experience in front of her.
Lauren Latinville, Kelly Menard, Nicole Noelting, Justine Rotz, Kiley Wilkins.
Karlie Neale, Cierra Duquette, Molly LeClair, Olivia Carlsson, Kolbi Lyon, Madison Trombley, Hailey Mclaughlin, Kelsey Senecal, Alexis LaMora, Brooke Knight, Marle Curle, Cayley Boire.
Adrienne Nye, Anna Hewitt, Ashley Carper, Kaylia Carper, Kelly Cantwell, Hannah LeClair.
The Chiefs will have to overcome the loss of leading scorer Ellen Thew (24 goals, 5 assists) to an injury that will cost her this season.
Jamie Favreau returns in net for Saranac to help anchor the defense, which returns four players with experience from last year’s 10-6-1 squad.
Amelia Jenks (4 goals, 7 assists), who was last season’s player with the second most points, will be looked to find the back of the net this season with the loss of Thew.
Olivia Furnia, Korynn Guynup, Sara LoTemplio, Morgan Maye, Tawnia Provost, Maddy Seller, Alexis Bruno.
Jamie Favreau, Summer Gillespie, Amelia Jenks, Jaelyn Johnston, Brooke Layhee, Amy LoTemplio, Miranda Marnes, Lena Menia, Kristen Napper, Kayla Napper, Ellen Thew.
Rebecca Heywood, Lindsey Harris, Alicia Bedard, Emily Heywood, Amie Eggleston, Kelly Drollette.
It’s tough to win a single championship and even tougher to go back-to-back. But, the Eagles will be looking for a three-peat this season after claiming the Class D championship a year ago.
Chazy (19-1) has 10 players returning from last year’s title squad, but will need to have many players fill some talented shoes that were lost to graduation, including Div. II MVP Caitlyn LaPier and starting goalie Katharine Tooke.
Rachel Pombrio, Hannah Laurin (11 goals, 4 assists) and Abbey Snide will look to pick up some of the scoring lost from last season.
Miranda Oshier, Jori Cooper, Christina Emery, Kirsten Doran, Amanda Kempainen, Kathryn Gravelle, Katharine Tooke, Katie Thibault, Caitlyn LaPier, Alexis Guay, Michaela Cahoon, Caitlyn Kozak, Victoria Lyons.
Lindsay Hack, Kinnan Latremore, Amber Polomsky, Megan Reynolds, Hannah Laurin, Rachel Pombrio, Abbey Snide, Stephanie Gonyo, Courtney Gilmore, Cailee LaPorte.
Logan Baker, Paige Barcomb, Kailee Bechard, Olivia Blais, Shelby Gonyo, Heidi Kreckel, Gwen LaPier, Bailey Pepper, Christine Pilon, Bailey Stalker, Martiza St. John-Lester.
The Lions may not have a large roster in terms of numbers, but they certainly have a lot of experience returning from last season’s 12-6 team.
Kylee Cassavaugh (14 goals, 6 assists) and Emily Morris (8 goals, 10 assists) were two of the top point scorers in the NSL last season and both return to the frontline.
Shonna Brooks and Caitie Decker both return to control midfield, while Lily Whalen will lead the way on defense.
Clare Harwood, Kristy Napper, Caitlyn Coats.
Kylee Cassavaugh, Emily Morris, Kearsten Ashline, Crystal Grady, Jenny McGinn, Sierra Wimett, Lily Whalen, Caitie Decker, Shonna Brooks.
Sage Allott, Jasmine Barnes, Emma Disogra, Shannon Canavan.
The Blue Bombers lost only three players from last year’s 10-4-4 team that finished second in Div. II.
Four-year varsity starter Liz Leff returns to net for Lake Placid. Kendra Manning (5 goals, 4 assists) and Brooke Reid have been key players in the midfield, while Haley Brandes will provide leadership defensively.
Sophomore Payton Barney will lead the way from the forward position.
Ayla Thompson, Natalia Smith, Mackenzie Kemmerer, Emily Godin, Rachael Ashley, Trisha Lavery, Greta Lautenschuetz.
Payton Barney, Haley Brandes, Adele Jesmer, Carissa Kennedy, Liz Leff, Kendra Manning, Brooke Reid, Laura Stanton, Kelsey Taylor, Alexa Whitney.
Tricia Auer, Sam Barney, Sarah Kaltenbach, Liza Marinis, Julie Matos, Hanna Potter, Marina Waldy, Erin Weaver, Jahnee Huber.
The Vikings lost nine players to graduation from last season’s 4-8-4 team.
Newcomer Lauren Cross will look to replace talented goalkeeper Hayley Waldron this year.
Sarah Slattery, Marissa St. Pierre and Halie Snyder will look to control both the defense and the midfield for Moriah
Val Wykes and newcomers Reagan Pratt and Caitlin Pelkey take over at forward this season and hope to provide plenty of scoring opportunities.
Hayley Waldron, Jasmine Callis, Sara Rancour, Santana Martinez, Stephanie Mauran, Amanda French, Natasha Pratt, Whitney Salerno, Emily Cutting.
Sarah Slattery, Halie Snyder, Marissa St. Pierre, Lauren Pelkey, Val Wykes, Ariel White, Nikki French, Heather Curran.
Lauren Cross, Reagan Pratt, Caitlin Pelkey, Michaila Callis, Morgan Meachem, Katie DeSimone, Lauren Brace, Taylor Sprague.
The Bobcats bring back eight players from the 5-10-2 team from a year ago.
Depth is a concern for Northern Adirondack again this season, with only 17 players on the current roster.
Those returning will be looked at to provide leadership and help the younger players, who bring good talent, gain varsity experience.
Alisa Baker-Burdo, Jesslin Golovach, Jamie Harrigan, Sarah Page, Chelsea Senecal.
Amanda Campbell, Kourtnee Smith, Maegan Brunelle, Jillian Scott, Elle Warick, Anna Lashway, Magan Magee, Rachael Venne
Bekah Hynes, Irene Wilson, Tylar Lafountain, Amanda Wilson, Kayla Messier, Stephanie Snide, Alexis Boulrice, Taylor Durnin, Makenna Magee.
The Knights lost six players from last year’s 8-10 team, including starting goalkeeper Shannon Olsen.
Seton Catholic continues to have a lack of depth, with only 14 players currently on the roster.
Peyton Falb (14 goals, 4 assists), Maddy Murnane (3 goals, 10 assists) and Paige Spittler (11 goals, 4 assists) all return to provide excellent scoring opportunities this season.
Kelli Ryan will look to take over for Olsen in goal.
Shannon Olsen, Kate Schofield, Lyndale Nephew, Eva Zalis, Katherine Tipton, Mallory Favreau.
Peyton Falb, Christina Durgan, Maddy Murnane, Paige Spittler, Lauren Richter, Caitlin Rasmussen, Kelli Ryan, Shannon Egan, Alyse Clark.
Clara Giroux, Sam Bashaw, Hailey Moore, Olivia Nachbauer, Emily Nachbauer.
The Sentinels only lose three players from last year as they look to improve upon the 2-11-2 record.
Andrea Rich and Chelsea Kearns will be looked at to provide the scoring punch this season, while Katie Palandrani and Logan Mars hope to anchor the defense.
Senior Megan Campney returns to as Ticonderoga’s goalkeeper.
Autumn Olcott, Paige Hughes, Sam McLaughlin.
Megan Campney, Andrea Rich, Jaelyn Granger, Katie Palandrani, Chelsea Kearns, Grace Ginn, Logan Mars, Tiffani Purkey, Nicole Trudeau, Maura Jebb, Kylie Austin, Lexi Moore.
Kelly Cooper, Mckenna Kelly, Brianna Morse, Ashley Trudeau, Haley Kohl, Sadie Hamel.
The Warriors have 18 returning players from the 3-13-1 team from last season.
Experience will be one of Willsboro’s biggest strengths this season, and will rely on Alyson Arnold, Kyli Swires and Renee Marcotte will be looked to for scoring opportunities again this season.
The Warriors will need to replace two all-stars on defense with the loss of Serene Holland and Emily Sayward to graduation.
Serene Holland, Emily Sayward, Hannah Bruno, Renee Provost.
Renee Marcotte, Alyson Arnold, Amanda Mahoney, Taylor Crowningshield, Kathryn Belzile, Gabi Yeager, Bridget Moran, Stephanie Blanchard, Andrea O’Hara, Tiffani Tromblee, Kyli Swires, Morgan Murphy.
Rachael Burt, Kelsey Sloper, Amanda Henrichs, Tory Wade, Lindsey Lane, Lizzie Daly.
INDIAN LAKE/LONG LAKE
The Orange will have plenty of depth this season as 15 players, including eight seniors, return from last year’s 5-10 team.
Kaylyn Bennett and Jessica Bain will anchor Indian Lake/Long Lake’s defense this season, while Jillianna Miller and Morgan King (9 goals, 4 assists) will be the key to the offense.
Emily Waters, Emma Gray and Shannon Farrell (8 goals, 3 assists) will look to control the midfield, while sophomore Madison Miller returns in net.
Jessica Bain, Kaylyn Bennett, Abigail Darling, Emma Gray, Sydney Hinckley, Morgan King, Jillianna Miller, Meg Smith, Emily Waters, Shannon Farrell, Ranya Hamdan, Jazmin Piraino, Madison Miller, Victoria Moore, Cheyenne Wilder.
The Beavers lose just three players from last season’s 5-8-2 team.
One big loss will be leading scorer Emma Gothner, who was lost to graduation.
Sadie Holbrook and Tucker Geiger return to handle defensive responsibilities this season, while Megan Hall will look to provide the scoring punch.
Keene has talent returning, but will rely heavily on underclassman as they have just five players who are currently juniors and seniors.
Emma Gothner, Anna Kowanko, Brittany Guerin.
Bailey VanNess, Hannah Whitney, Elaina Smith, Heather Abbott, Amanda Bruha, Madison Gifford, Sodie Stoner, Ciarra Ashe, Vanessa Heald, Grace Sturges, Taylor Geiger, Rachelle Goff, Naomi Peduzzi, Tucker Geiger, Katie Woltner, Megan Hall, Sadie Holbrook, Hannah McCabe.
The Eagles were hit hard by graduation as they lose nine players from last season’s 10-3-1 team that captured the Div. III title.
Depth will be a huge factor for Westport this season as it has only 11 players currently on its roster.
Emily Rascoe and Megan Sudduth return on the front line for the Eagles, while Sarah Looby and Felicia Kurth will be looked at to supply the defense.
Alissa Sherman, Willa McKinley, Alexa Mitchell, Emily French, Delaney Sears, Dorie Souris, Mallory Sudduth, Karin Doesey, Karlee McGee
Brendee Russell, Emily Rascoe, Eliie Schwoebel, Ashley Quaglietta, Megan Sudduth, Sarah Looby, Felicia Kurth.
Sydney Mitchell, Talite, Malafa, Chyenne Cramer, Hannah Looby.