Saturday Sports: States play in football, soccer and cross country

Saturday Sports: States play in football, soccer and cross country

HOMER, N.Y. (WWNY) - The Girls’ State Class D soccer semifinals took place Saturday at Homer High School with the Hammond Lady Red Devils looking to advance to the title game on Sunday as they faced Avoca.

Avoca's Delaney Stowe got loose behind the Hammond defense but Red Devils goalie, Alyvia Crosby comes up with the save.

Hammond had a scoring chance but Kylie Vaughan's shot was stopped by the Avoca netminder. Hammond had another chance in close but Avery Kenyon's shot is scooped up. Kelsey Bennett unloads a blast, but a diving stop keeps the game scoreless.

Avoca was looking to get on the board off the direct kick but Crosby makes the stop on the shot. This game was scoreless at the half but Avoca goes on to beat Hammond 3-0.

On the gridiron, the Lowville Red Raiders met Susquehanna Valley in the State Class C Regionals at Vestal High School.

Chad Bach hits Gavin MaCaulay for the touchdown: Lowville down 14-12. Then it was Bach with the deep ball to Colton Friedersdorf for 6, tying the game at 36.

Logan Haskell takes it in from 12 yards out to put Susquehanna Valley up 44-36.

Lowville had one last chance but Jareed Isles picks off the Bach pass. Final score: 44-38 Susquehanna Valley.

The Beaver River boys continued their dominance in the State Cross Country Championships at SUNY Plattsburgh Saturday.

Colton Kempney, Cory Demo and Josiah Evan finished 2nd, 3rd and 4th to lead the Beavers to the State Class D title with 26 points. It is the boys' 18th state championship.

On the girls' side in Class C, there was a strong showing for South Lewis as Brynn Bernard finished 2nd, Lexi Bernard finished 4th and Hannah Ielfield finished 6th.

Norwood Norfolk's Madelyn Dineen finished 8th and South Jeff's Alexa Doe placed 10th.

Norwood Norfolk finished 8th as a team in Class C.

The NCAA Division 3 Atlantic Region Cross Country Championship took place at St. Lawrence University Saturday.

Dadley Ogetii finished 10th, and teammate Vean Page placed 12th, Patrick Mortensen was 24th, and Nicholas Vielhauer was 27th as St. Lawrence finished 3rd out of 42 teams.

Ogetii, Page, Mortensen and Vielhauer all earned region honors.

In the second round action of the Women's NCAA Division 3 Volleyball Championships Saturday at Clarkson, the Lady Golden Knights met Wellesley in the Potsdam Regional.

The Lady Golden Knights defeated Wellesley 3-1 by scores of 25-23, 15-25, 25-13 and 25-16.

Kristin Werdine had 16 kills for Clarkson and Kate Isaksen had 27 digs in the win. Clarkson moves on to the Elite 8 where they will meet Ithaca Sunday at 1 PM with a trip to the Final 4 on the line.

In men's college hockey, Clarkson hosted Colgate. Harolds Egle dented the back of the net, increasing the Golden Knights lead to 3-1. Then it was Devin Brusso with the shot that was tipped in by Josh Dunne, 4-1. Clarkson beats Colgate 5-1.

SUNY Potsdam hosted SUNY Fredonia Saturday. With 24 seconds remaining in the first period, SUNY Potsdam's Joey Sollazo comes from behind the net and sneaks the wrap-around shot past the SUNY Fredonia keeper.

The goal would stand up as the lone score of the game. Potsdam captures its first win of the season win a 1-0 victory.

Turning to the women's side, 5th ranked Clarkson met Mercyhurst. In the 1st period, Elizabeth Giguere dented the back of the net to put the Lady Golden Knights on top 1-0.

In the 3rd period, Brooke McQuigge splits the pipes, increasing the Clarkson lead to 2-0. With time winding down, Mercyhurst thinks they've tied the game off the scramble in front, but the officials rule it was after the final horn. Final score: 2-1 Clarkson.

Saturday Sports Scores

College Football

  • St. Lawrence 31, Buffalo State 26

Men’s Basketball

  • SUNY Canton 95, Bridgewater 86
  • Clarkson 73, Alfred State 71
  • J.C.C. 94, Schenectady 43

Women’s Basketball

  • Hamilton 97, SUNY Canton 24
  • Wisconsin Superior 67, Clarkson 50
  • Colby Sawyer 63, St. Lawrence 58

Men’s College Hockey

  • Cornell 6, St. Lawrence 1

Women’s College Hockey

  • St. Lawrence 4, Syracuse 3
  • SUNY Plattsburgh 5, SUNY Canton 0

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