PLATTSBURGH — Ian Spear scored four goals and Peru totaled five goals in the second half in a 7-0 win at Plattsburgh High School in Thursday’s Northern Soccer League boys’ action.
Spear gave the Indians a 1-0 lead when he laced a shot in the lower left side from 25 yards out at 32:41. Five minutes later, Spear headed in a goal off a set-piece with help from Jacob Dick.
Peru’s speed and experience took over in the second half. Dick netted a goal at 51:06 with an assist from Jonathan Plessis-Belair. Spear’s hot foot continued into the second half with two unassisted goals. Andrew Kneussle and Justin Wiley also scored for the Indians.
“Their speed really hurt us,” Plattsburgh coach Chris LaRose said. “I’m really proud of our guys, though. I thought John Fine-Lease, Jack Tolosky and Nick Dodd really played their hearts out.”
Peru’s Mike Danis stopped five shots for the shutout, and Chris Mihal had eight saves for the Hornets.
Peru 7, Plattsburgh 0
Peru 2 5 — 7
Plattsburgh 0 0 — 0
– 1, Peru, Spear (Plessis-Belair), 32:41. 2, Peru, Spear (Dick), 37:53.
– 3, Peru, Dick (Plessis-Belair), 51:06. 4, Peru, Spear, 56:41. 5, Peru, Kneussle, 65:21. 6, Peru, Spear, 66:16. 7, Peru, Wiley (Dick), 88:35.
Peru 15, Plattsburgh 5.
Danis, Peru, 5. C. Mihal, PHS, 8.
Seton Catholic 2, Westport 1
WESTPORT — Adam Tedford and James Mulligan scored the goals in the Knights’ win over the Eagles.
Tedford opened the scoring at 7:08 of the first half, and Mulligan made it 2-0 at 4:04 of the second. Keegan Frenyea assisted on both goals.
Anderson Gay brought Westport to within 2-1 at 32:13 of the second, with Gabe Schrauf assisting.
Keagen Briggs made 11 saves in net for Seton Catholic while freshman Sam Napper had 17 saves for Westport.
“Tedford was tough to handle,” Westport coach Mike Davis said. “Our goalie made some phenomenal saves to keep us in it.
“It was a good game.”
Seton Catholic 2, Westport 1
Seton Catholic 1 1 — 2
Westport 0 1 — 1
1, SC, Tedford (Frenyea), 7:08.
2, SC, Mulligan (Frenyea), 4:04. 3, West, A. Gay (Schrauf), 32:13.
Seton Catholic 21, Westport 17.
Briggs, SC, 11. Napper, West, 17.
BEEKMANTOWN 6, SARANAC 3
BEEKMANTOWN — Adam Goldfarb scored two goals and picked up three assists as the Eagles beat the Chiefs.
Beekmantown jumped on the board first after Austin Burl scored with an assist from Goldfarb at 15:55. Ryan Waterbury extended the lead with a goal at 23:42. Zach Brockway rounded out the scoring for the first half less than two minutes later. Goldfarb assisted on all three first-half goals.
“Adam played a good game, but this game was more about our team being able to finish,” Beekmantown coach Ryan Loucy said. “We’ve been struggling to finish, and tonight we fixed that.”
The second half turned into a scoring frenzy with six total goals. Skye Dominy stretched the Eagles’ lead to 4-0 with help from Brenden Carnright at 56:02. Down by four, the Chiefs began making a rally with back-to-back goals from Austin Myers and Matt Bouyea. Beekmantown, however, stifled the comeback attempt with two Goldfarb goals. Kyle Erikson buried a shot for Saranac to round out the second-half scoring.
“I’ve got to give (Saranac) credit. They were down 4-0, and they put a lot of pressure on us,” Loucy said. “They just kept coming and never quit.”
Beekmantown 6, Saranac 3
Beekmantown 3 3 — 6
Saranac 0 3 — 3
– 1, Beek, Burl (Goldfarb), 15:55. 2, Beek, Waterbury (Goldfarb), 23:42. 3, Beek, Brockway (Goldfarb), 25:37.
– 4, Beek, Dominy (Carnright), 56:02. 5, Sar, Myers (Christopherson), 68:51. 6. Sar, Bouyea (Lees), 74:19. 7, Beek, Goldfarb (Burl), 76:24. 8, Beek, Goldfarb (Munson), 78:18. 9, Sar, Erikson (Bouyea), 79:26.
:Beekmantown 15, Saranac 8
LaClair, Beek, 1. Wright, Tedford, Sar, combined for 5.
NORTHERN ADIRONDACK 2, WILLSBORO 0
ELLENBURG — Nolan Ferguson and Darian Velasquez netted goals as the Bobcats beat the Warriors.
Ferguson gave the Bobcats a 1-0 lead when he connected on a pass from Hunter Favereau in the 23rd minute. Velasquez provided an insurance goal in the 65th with a Ryan Paiser assist.
The Warriors’offense put up a fight but was unable to solve the Northern Adirondack defense. Northern Adirondack keeper Dan Burger collected four saves for the shutout while his Willsboro counterpart, Dakoda Latford, finished with seven saves.
Northern Adirondack 2, Willsboro 0
Northern Adirondack 1 1 — 2
Willsboro 0 0 — 0
1, NAC, N. Ferguson (Favereau), 23:00.
2, NAC, D. Velasquez (Paiser), 65:00.
NAC 10, Willsboro 6.
Burger, NAC, 4. Latford, Wil, 7.
Chazy 5, Elizabethtown-Lewis 0
ELIZABETHTOWN — Five Chazy players scored a goal each as the Eagles blanked their longtime rivals.
Derek Drake, Nathan Reynolds and Craig Botten tallied in the first half to give Chazy a 3-0 lead. Brandon Laurin picked up two assists, and Hayden Guay added one.
Zach Brothers, with Drake assisting, and Justin Brothers, on a penalty kick, closed out the scoring in the second stanza.
Kyle Bisonette recorded the shutout in net with four saves. Cortland White, filling in for the injured Justin Lapier, made six stops for the Lions.
Elizabethtown-Lewis coach Paul Buehler credited Laurin and Reynolds with playing an exceptionally strong game for Chazy. Sweeper Zac Noka Bailey, Charlie Huttig, Will Tomkins and Isaiah Turner played well for the Lions.
Chazy 5, E’town-Lewis 0
Chazy 3 2 — 5
E’town-Lewis 0 0 — 0
1, C, Drake (Laurin), 14:00. 2, C, Reynolds (Laurin), 14:40. 3, C, Botten (Guay), 26:16.
4, C, Z. Brothers (Drake), 13:03. 5, C, J. Brothers pk, 30:00.
Chazy 13, E’town-Lewis 5.
Bisonette, C, 4. White, E-L, 6.
NORTHEASTERN CLINTON 6, SARANAC LAKE 0
CHAMPLAIN — Kyle McCarthy tallied three first-half goals and one more in the second half as Northeastern Clinton ran away from Saranac Lake.
The Cougars jumped on the board at 17:57 when McKenna Hunter buried an unassisted goal. Fourteen minutes later, McCarthy connected on a pass from Patrick Parent to extend the lead. McCarthy then scored at 34:31 with another helper from Parent. Four minutes later, McCarthy and Austin Tetreault hooked up to give McCarthy his third goal in just seven minutes.
“We just couldn’t shut him down,” Saranac Lake coach Bill Wilson said. “There were a lot of good through balls and nice clean plays for their offense.”
The second half didn’t get much better for the Red Storm as McCarthy continued to shine with his fourth goal of the game in the 46th minute on an assist from Marcus Lefebvre. Colby Provost rounded out the scoring with a goal from Calen Deuso.
Northeastern Clinton keeper Josh Rabideau had five saves for the shutout. Oliver Holmes turned away 14 shots in a losing effort.
Northeastern Clinton 6, Saranac Lake 0
Northeastern Clinton 4 2 — 6
Saranac Lake 0 0 — 0
– 1, NCCS, Hunter, 17:57. 2, NCCS, McCarthy (Parent), 31:31. 3, NCCS, McCarthy (Parent), 34:31. 4, NCCS, McCarthy (Tetreault), 38:30.
– 5, NCCS, McCarthy (Lefebvre), 46:17. 6, NCCS, Provost (Deuso), 63:45.
: NCCS 13, Saranac Lake 6.
Rabideau, NCCS, 5. Holmes, Saranac Lake, 14.
Minerva/Newcomb 4, Keene 0
OMSTEDVILLE — Jorge Bertomeu scored two goals and assisted on another to power the Mountaineers (2-1).
Bertomeu and Adam McCall tallied in the first half, while Wesley LaBar and Bertomeu added second-half markers. LaBar also had an assist.
Minerva/Newcomb held a 28-6 shot advantage, and Alex Ruzbacki made six saves for the shutout. Colton Venner stopped 15 shots for the Beavers.
Minerva/Newcomb 4, Keene 0
Keene 0 0 — 0
Minerva/Newcomb 2 2 — 4
1, M/N, Bertomeu, 17:24. 2, M/N, McCall (LaBar), 19:41.
3, M/N, LaBar (Bertomeu), 17:43. 4, M/N, Bertomeu, 19:23.
Minerva/Newcomb 28, Keene 0.
Saves: Ruzbacki, M/N, 6. Venner, K, 15.