Fast start carries Lumberjacks hoops
MADRID – The Tupper Lake boys basketball team raced out to a 22-1 first quarter lead Tuesday and never looked back on the way to a 68-36 victory over Heuvelton.
Ten different players scored points for the Lumberjacks, who were playing in their first game of the season. Tupper Lake led 36-10 at halftime.
Mitch Keniston connected for 12 points and Roger Delair had 11 to lead the Lumberjacks’ scoring attack. Morgan Stevens and Vondel Wesby each hit for eight points.
Wesby hit two 3-pointers during the first quarter surge.
Jeff Arquitt paced Heuvelton (0-1) with 12 points.
Minerva/Newcomb 64, Lake Placid 23
MINERVA – The Lake Placid girls basketball team opened its season with a 64-23 Northern Basketball League loss to Minerva/Newcomb.
Cheyenne Blair scored 15 points and Eric Weaver chipped in 10 to lead the way for the Blue Bombers.
Makenzie Winslow led all scorers with 18 points for the Mountaineers. Teammate Astasia Myler contributed 16 points and nine rebounds.
Massena 4, Lake Placid 1
Katie MacCuaig scored three goals Monday night to lead the Massena girls hockey team to a 4-1 non-league victory over Lake Placid.
It was the first loss of the season for the Blue Bombers, who outshot Massena 21-20 in the game.
Liz Bimonte scored Lake Placid’s lone goal late in the second period. Tanner Stanton registered 16 saves for the Blue Bombers.
MacCuaig scored twice in the first period and completed the hat trick with a power play goal 7:56 into the second. Massena took a 4-0 lead with a goal at 9:27 of the second period.
Krysten Stone turned away 20 of the 21 shots she faced in net for the Red Raiders.