Red Storm fall to Plattsburgh

SARANAC LAKE – The Saranac girls soccer team took an early lead but were unable to hold on as Plattsburgh scored all its goals in the second half on the way to a 4-1 victory on Wednesday.

Saranac Lake freshman Logan Hochwald scored the game’s first goal unassisted at the 9:14 mark of the first half.

The Red Storm held the lead until just after halftime when Brooke Knight tied it up 2:31 into the second. Knight then connected for three more goals to set the final score.

Plattsburgh outshot Saranac Lake 25-10. Sheila Decker made 21 saves in goal for the Red Storm.

Moriah 4, Lake Placid 1

PORT HENRY – The Moriah girls soccer team used three second-half goals to secure a 4-1 victory over Lake Placid on Wednesday.

Adele Jesmer put the Blue Bombers on the board early with an unassisted score three minutes into the game. Halie Snyder tied the game up for Moriah with a goal five minutes later.

The second half belonged to the Vikings, as Caitlin Pelkey, Snyder and Regan Pratt each tallied to secure the win.

Moriah held a 16-10 advantage in shots. Laura Stanton made nine seves for Lake Placid.


The Saranac Lake football team will hit the road for its final regular season game Friday, Oct. 25, according to Section VII football coordinator and Saranac Lake High School Athletic Director Mark Farmer.

The Red Storm will take on Moriah under the lights with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m. Saranac Lake beat Moriah 20-14 in the first meeting of the two teams on Sept. 13.

The Red Storm are 4-2 and will face Saranac Central at home on Saturday.


OLD FORGE – The Northwood boys soccer team finished its season with a shootout victory over Old Forge in the championship game of the Columbus Day Tournament.

Northwood goalkeeper Parker Bishop sealed the victory when he made a save in the sudden-death penalty shootout. Bishop was named as the tournament’s most outstanding player.

Old Forge scored the game’s first goal in the first half, but Northwood senior captain Josh Greiveson tied it up in the 73rd minute. The teams were even through two five-minute overtime periods, sending it to penalty kicks.

The Huskies advanced to the title game with a 1-0 win over Adirondack Central in the semifinals. Mathew Headland scored the game’s only goal.

Northwood finished the season with a 7-3-1 record. It was the Huskies’ 15th-straight winning season and 11th visit to the Columbus Day Tournament final in the last 13 years.