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LAKE PLACID – You never want to start a game with a big difference, but that’s the task of a Lake Placida baseball on Thursday night.

They were seven runs behind in the first inning, the Blue Bombers scoring 12 rounds and finishing a 12-11 comeback against the Chazy Eagles at home.

Lake Placid scored six runs combined in the second and third innings, before amassing six more runs during the final two innings to seal his fourth win of the season.

The Blue Bombers had a strong night as a team, attacking 14 goals in the win.

Lake Placida freshman Van Morelli had a great game, hitting four for four on the board, with two doubles and three rounds scored. Morelli threw in the relief of the Blue Bombers starter and made five substitutions as he hit six hitters.

JJ Ledwith, Jon Caito, Foster Wood and Jarrett Mihill had two goals each for Lake Placid.

Caito performed the last two innings and earned the Blue Bombers victory. He fired five of the six hitters he faced.

After the win, Lake Placid beat Johnsburg / Minerva 17-3 on Friday and improved to 5-3 this season.


Lake Placid 16,

Chazy 13

A strong offensive night led Lake Placida softball team to a 16-13 win over the Chazy Eagles on Thursday at home.

Danaya Patterson of the Blue Bombers scored three home run races to lead her team. Patterson also recorded a single in the win.

Hailey Buysse and Megan Quinn of Lake Placid had a remarkable performance. Buysse went four to five from the board, while Quinn hit three to five. Emma Adragna recorded two hits, including a triple. The team finished with a total of 12 goals.

Brooklyn Huffman earned a win on the embankment for the Blue Bombers. Huffman made five substitutions and allowed just four rounds. Adragna came in during the fifth inning and picked up the defense.

On Friday Lake Placid could not keep the ball and fell 12-11 to Johnsburg / Minerva on the road. The team is at 3-3 in the season.



Plattsburgh 3,

Lake Placid 2


Plattsburgh 5,

Lake Placid 0

Lake Placida boys and girls tennis teams fell Thursday from the Plattsburgh Hornets. The Blue Bomber boys had a better result with a 3-2 defeat, while the girls were defeated 5-0 at home on Thursday.

Lake Placid’s two wins came from the boys ’doubles team. Harrison and Nash Carlisto defeated Hornets Ben Lambert and Simon Meyer 6-3, 6-4, and Owen Keal and Parker Scanio beat Joel Avos and Jacques Gervich 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.

The Blue Bombers’ best single player, Sonja Toishi, narrowly missed out on her match. Toishi lost to Sebastien Bonnabase 6-2, 2-6, 6-3.

Tristan Spotts of Lake Placid was defeated by Andrew Bule 6-1, 6-3, while Blue Bomber’s third singles player, Kenny Lawless, fell to Nick Bule 6-0, 6-0.

The closest match on the girls ’side came from their best single player, Reagan Levitt, who was ultimately beaten by Tessa Bonnabase, 6-3, 6-4.

Elsie Fitzsimmons of Lake Placid lost in her singles match to Olivia Nowosielski 6-0, 6-1, and Melanie Megliore lost to Rebecca Coursen of the Hornets 6-1, 6-2.

Blue Bombers’ number one pair Grace Ericson and Julia Crawford were defeated 6-1, 6-0. Other pairs Madison Tyler and Bailey Smith fell 6-2, 6-1 in their match.

Lake Placida girls coach Jon Fremante said Thursday’s game had a great game on both sides with long overtime and a good number of doubles games.

The Blue Bomber tennis teams travel to their next match in the AuSable Valley today at 3:30 p.m.


The boys and girls of Lake Placid in athletics suffered a defeat by the Peru Central Nighthawks at home on Thursday night. The boys were defeated 95-35, while the Blue Bomber girls fell 95-36.

As for the girls, Ellen Lansing was a two-time winner. She won both the long jump and the triple jump.

The other two Blue Bomber victories came from Sam Damic and Clare Boutelle. Damico won the 1600-meter dash, while Boutelle won the 100-meter dash.

The boys from Lake Placid had three individual winners on Thursday. Will Douglas won the 400 meters, Jesse Marshall won the long jump and Landon Lopez won the high jump.

The Blue Bombers will try to turn things around on Tuesday when the two teams meet Ticonderoga Sentinels at 4:30 p.m.


Peru 95, LP 36

Winners of individual events

4 × 800 meters relay – Peru: Breen, E. Garrow, Davey, M. Garrow, (11: 05.0).

100m Hurdles – Swyers, 17.9 (PC)

100 yards – Boutelle, 14.1 (LP)

1,600 meters – Damico, 5: 40.1 (LP)

4 × 100m Relay – Peru: E. Garrow, Davey, Arnold, Swyers (55.7)

400 meters – M. Garrow, 1: 06.84 (PC)

400m Hurdles – Breen, 1: 18.16 (PC)

800 meters – LaHart, 2: 46.9 (PC)

200 meters – E. Garrow, 28.79 (PC)

3,000 meters – Breen, 12: 44.1 (PC)

4 × 400 meters relay – Peru: Breen, E. Garrow, Arnold, M. Garrow (4: 48.3)

High Jump – M. Garrow, 4’8 ″ (PC)

Long Jump – Lansing, 13’6 ″ (LP)

Triple Jump – Lansing, 30’10 ”(LP)

Throwing Ball – Whitehurst, 25’9.5 ″ (PC)

Discus – Ashline, 79’3 PC (PC)


Peru 95, Lake Placid 35

Winners of individual events

4 × 800 meters Relay – Peru: Squire, Tedesco, Eagle, Recore (9: 27.6)

110m Hurdles – Matthews, 17.8 (PC)

100 meters – sled, 11.47 (PC)

1,600 meters – Recore, 5: 11.0. (PC)

4 × 100 meters Relay – Peru: Crawford, Hansen, Schlitt, Hunter (48.5)

400 meters – Douglas, 55.1 (LP)

400m Hurdles – Matthews, 1: 02.37 (PC)

800 meters – Recore, 2: 22.6 (PC)

200 meters – sledding, 24.25. (PC)

3,200 meters – Recore, 11: 27.6 (PC)

4 × 400 meters relay – Peru: Eagle, Tedesco, Fuller, Squire (3: 59.7)

High jump – Lopez, 5’2 ″ (LP)

Long Jump – Marshall, 17’3 LP (LP)

Troskok – Lancto, 36’11 ”(PC)

Throwing Ball – Hunter, 37’3.5 ″ (PC)

Discus – Hunter, 96’2 PC (PC)


Lake Placid 6,

Seton Catholic 0

The Lake Placida golf team passed the Seton Catholic Knights 6-0 at the Bluff Point Golf Resort in Plattsburgh on Thursday. The match marked the team’s third break of the season.

Brady Tremblay led the Blue Bombers with two less than a pair of 34 and beat Thane Shalton, who hit 61.

Grady Draper of Lake Placid scored 42 – the second-lowest score of the day – beating Evan Waldron (61).

Chris Byrne, Sebil Cecunjanin, CJ Ericson and Carver Bell picked up the wins for the Blue Bombers.

Byrne beat Oliver Hughes 48-66, Cecunjanin defeated Liam Battige 49-71, Ericson defeated Isabella Spiegel 46-66, and Bell defeated Wyatt Trzaskos 45-65.

Despite winning their third straight game of the season, Lake Placida’s undefeated season ended on Friday when the team lost 3.5-2.5 to Beekmantown Central away.

Šaranac 6,

Carp Lake 0

SARANAC LAKE – Saranac Lake golf team fell 6-0 to Saranac Central Chiefs last Tuesday in their second home game of the season.

Red Storm’s Colin Rutgers scored a team low of 52, but was eventually overtaken by Dax Lashway, who scored Saranac’s lowest score of 43.

Playing in the highest position for Carp Lake, junior Evan Hochwald had a close match. Hochwald was defeated 49-53 by Nathan Hamel.

Seventh-graders Cooper Patnode, David Rascoe, Knaullyn Durfee-Thompson and Ryan McGinnis-Theis had strong performances for Red Storm, but the youngsters failed to come away with the win.

Patnode fell to Cole Dingman 54-63, Rascoe lost to Leah Hamel 53-60, Durfee-Thompson lost to Gage Corye 50-83, and McGinnis-Theis lost to Noah Terry 61-67.

Saranac Lake achieved its first victory of the season on Wednesday when the team beat Ticonderoga Sentinels 6-0.


Massena 16,


It was a tough night for the Saranac Lake Placida lacrosse team on Thursday. The girls fell 16-3 from Massena Central Red Raiders at North Country Community College in Saranac Lake.

SLP was strong in the first half of the game and limited the Red Raiders to just seven goals in the first half, while scoring all three goals early.

In the second part of the game Massena made some adjustments, which forced SLP to multiple lost balls.

Senior Alex Ladue scored all three goals for SLP on Thursday.

On Saturday, SLP turned things around by beating Heuvelton Central 14-7. The team moved to 2-5 in the season.

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