Highlights & scores: 8-man football & high school volleyball

Updated: Apr. 2, 2021 at 6:35 AM EDT
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CAPE VINCENT, N.Y. (WWNY) - It was a light night on the local high school sports scene Thursday night.

In eight-man football from Cape Vincent, it was the Thousand Islands Vikings hosting South Lewis.

First quarter: The Vikings get on the board first when Emmet Baker goes 36 yards for the touchdown. Vikings on top 6-0.

South Lewis would go up 8-6 but T.I. regains the lead on Connor Mackay’s 11-yard touchdown run. That makes it 14-8 Thousand Islands.

Late in the first, it’s Mackay calling his own number from 7 yards out, making it 22-8 T.I.

After one quarter, the only scoring in the 2nd quarter coming from T.I. Mackay goes 31 yards for the touchdown -- 30-8 T.I. at the half.

The Vikings beat South Lewis 54-28.

Massena and Potsdam faced off Thursday in high school volleyball.
Massena and Potsdam faced off Thursday in high school volleyball.(WWNY)

In girls’ Northern Athletic Conference volleyball, it was Potsdam hosting Massena.

Massena’s Arianna Thompson with the hard serve, but Potsdam’s Luca Pecora gets the dig for the point.

Olivia Morrell sets up Juggo David for one of her 5 kills on the night.

It’s Potsdam’s Hailey Varney with the block at the net for one of her 8 points.

Pecora comes up with the slam for Potsdam.

Massena beats Potsdam in 3 straight sets: 25-11, 25-16, and 25-18

The Jefferson Community College baseball team is back in action Friday afternoon when they travel to Cayuga Community College for a doubleheader, with game one set for 1 p.m.

Brandon Noble’s team has played six games so far this season and had their first home games of the season on Tuesday, when they dropped a doubleheader to Mohawk Valley at the Alex Duffy Fairgrounds.

JCC is off to an 0-6 start and have had a rough time producing any offense, scoring only 4 runs in their first 6 games.

While the roster is a little thin, with only 15 players on the roster this season, Noble says that the players are glad to be back on the diamond after losing their entire 2020 season to COVID-19.

“It’s a great learning experience for us, being a new coaching staff, you know,” he said. “We’ve been practicing for a long time so we felt pretty confident there but it’s just nice now to get some games in, get some experience under our belt and be able to grow from here. Being able to play these early games is a big advantage so we can get the wrinkles out early and then be able to be ready to go for the long haul.”

Thursday’s local scores

8-man high school football

Thousand Islands 54, South Lewis 28

High school volleyball

Massena 3, Potsdam 0

Girls’ high school swimming

Massena 96, Potsdam 73

Canton 106, OFA 64

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