Bombers top Storm in volleyball

LAKE PLACID – The Lake Placid volleyball team picked up its first win of the season Tuesday, shooting down rival Saranac Lake in three straight games.

The Blue Bombers won just their second game of the season with a 25-16 victory in the opening set Tuesday. They kept it going with a 27-25 second game and 25-18 third.

Brenna Garrett put down eight kills to lead the way for Lake Placid. She also racked up 13 service points, four aces and four assists.

Taylor Maiorca did her part for the Blue Bombers with nine assists, three aces, two kills and seven points. Teammate Ally Wallace chipped in four kills, while Jordyn Santana contributed two aces, two digs and one block and Melissa Rath had three kills and one dig. Georgia O’Leary served one ace and six points.

Katie Burgess had a strong match defensively for Saranac Lake. The junior recorded 10 digs to go along with two aces and three kills. Teammate Ellen Miner chipped in three kills and two assists and Brittany Woodruff had an ace and three digs.

Lake Placid improved to 1-9 on the season with the win, while Saranac Lake fell to 1-8.



Plattsburgh 15, Lake Placid 50

Northeastern Clinton 15, Lake Placid 50

Plattsburgh 15, Northeastern Clinton 48


Plattsburgh 15, Lake Placid 50

Northeastern Clinton 15, Lake Placid 50

Plattsburgh 20, Northeastern Clinton 43

PLATTSBURGH – The Armstrong sisters occupied the top two spots in the girls race Wednesday as the Lake Placid cross country team took on Plattsburgh and Northeastern Clinton in dual meets.

Lake Placid junior Nina Armstrong crossed the line first with a time of 20 minutes, 2 seconds. Her sister Gabby, a freshman, was hot on her heels with a finishing time of 20:26.

Samantha Smith of Northeastern Clinton took third with a time of 20:50. Erin Skufca of Lake Placid finished 14th in 26:35.

The top Blue Bomber in the boys race was Forest Ledger, who placed sixth in 19:06. Teammate Curtis Rissberger took ninth in 19:24, while Scott Schulz was 10th in 19:29 and Nick Saulpaugh was 12th in 20:02.

Plattsburgh runners took the top five spots in the boys race, led by Jeriqho Gadway, who won the race in 16:14.

The Blue Bombers dropped all their team scoring matchups 15-50.


Beekmantown 16, Saranac Lake 47

Seton Catholic 22, Saranac Lake 33

Beekmantown 21, Seton Catholic 38


Saranac Lake 19, Beekmantown 39

Seton Catholic 19, Saranac Lake 36

Seton Catholic 16, Beekmantown 39

BEEKMANTOWN – Johanna Mohrs placed fifth and Sophie Theron was sixth to lead the Saranac Lake girls cross country team to a 19-39 victory over Beekmantown on Tuesday.

Mohrs completed the course in 21:08, while Theron crossed the line in 21:22. Other Saranac Lake point-scorers were Grace Sullivan (eighth, 21:40), Jacinda Riggs (ninth, 21:47), Jackie Garso (12th, 23:37) and Caroline Dodd (13th, 24:02).

Margaret Champagne of Seton Catholic won the girls race in 18:50, followed by teammates Mellisa Whyman (18:58), Ashley Leta (19:02) and Sofia DeJordy (20:25).

Zane Pelletieri was the Red Storm’s top boys finisher, taking seventh in 17:59. Teammate Max Paul placed 15th in 19:33.

Evan Page of Seton Catholic won the boys race in 15:53.

Seton Catholic is undefeated in dual meets this season.


Chazy 2, Lake Placid 0

CHAZY – The Lake Placid girls soccer team kept things close Tuesday, but eventually relented during a 2-0 loss to state-ranked Chazy.

Rachel Pombrio accounted for both Chazy goals. She scored the first goal in the 20th minute of the first half, then put the game away with a marker at 34:06 of the second half.

Lake Placid goalkeeper Laura Stanton kept the Blue Bombers in contention by turning away 14 shots. The Eagles held a 20-4 shooting advantage in the game.

Chazy is ranked No. 7 in the latest state Class D rankings and has a 10-2-1 overall record. Lake Placid is 3-6-2.