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12 3-Pointers Lift Lisbon past Hermon-DeKalb in boys basketball


DEKALB JUNCTION - Lisbon took rang measures to break out of a scoring drought in recent boys basketball action. The Golden Knights buried 12 three-pointers in posting 62-36 NAC West win on Wednesday.

Potsdam and Massena won interdivision boys wins while Potsdam earned a interdivision girls win.

On the ice, Canton and Massena skated to a 2-2 tie while Potsdam topped Tupper Lake and Malone edged Saranac Central in boys action.

Canton fell 5-4 to Lake Placid in girls play while St. Lawrence Central fell 4-0 to Albany.


Lisbon 62, Hermon-DeKalb 36: Adam Felt and Jake Putney each drained five three-pointers as the Golden Knights (3-3 West, 4-4) rebounded from a setback at the Al Gutterson Memorial Championship game. The Knights opened up a 19-13 first quarter lead and followed a 20-6 second quarter advantage.

Felt finished with 20 points while Putney logged 17. Jimmy Robinson added 15 points while Matt Willard chipped in five. Cody Merritt scored 12 points for H-D (2-3, 2-7) and Macaulay Snell added 11. Zach Robinson and Steve Gilbert added six and five.

Potsdam 103, N-N 23: Thee visiting Sandstoners (5-2) reeled off the first 36 points of the game. Konnor Bigwarfe sparked the Potsdam offense, firing through five of the 12 three-pointers generated by Potsdam in finishing with a career-high 31 points. Dan Stone and William Coleman contributed 12 points apiece. Brandon Sawyer and Dan Devine paced the Flyers with five points.

Massena 54, St. Lawrence 26: Zack Rusaw anchored the Massena (3-2) scoring with 19 points and Joey LaBelle tallied 15. Zane Ramsdell led the Larries (2-5) with 14 points.


Potsdam 42, N-N 35: Bre Sapp scored a game-high 13 points for the 1-6 Lady Sandstoners. Cadence Hunkins led N-N (1-6) with a career-high 18 points.


Potsdam 6, Tupper Lake 1: At Tupper Lake, Logan Ford scored a pair of second period goals to complement an assist and Chad Varney finished with three goals and one assist to lift visiting Potsdam. Jake Crary made 12 saves for Potsdam (5-2, 2-0). Tyler Nilsson had 25 saves for Tupper Lake (0-7-2, 0-6).

Malone 6, Saranac Central 5: At Malone, Cameron Daniels goal with 1:02 left in the second period lifted the Huskies. Kyler Head and Tanner Studlack each scored twice and Joey Brown made 34 saves.

Matt McCasland scored three times for Saranac while Zack Lareau had 31 saves.

Canton 2, Massena 2: Massena’s Dylan Stone tied the game at 2-2 at the 13:10 mark of the third period. Ian Wilson and Dalton Mullin assisted on the tieing goal.

The Bears tied the game at 1-1 in the second period on a goal from Andrew McCormick assisted by Matt Mende and went ahead 2-1 at 10:39 in the second on a power play when Josh Parker scored from Brandon Rodee to answer Massena’s first period goal from Anthony Cortese which was assisted by Zack Kozsan and Mullin.

Connor Paquin made 20 saves for Massena (5-3-1, 3-1-1). Jacob Watson stopped 38 shots for Canton (2-5-1, 0-1-1).


Lake Placid 5, Canton 4: At the Canton Pavilion, the visiting Lady Bombers built a 4-0 lead in the second period before turning back the Lady Bears.

After a scoreless opening period, Kendra Manning got Lake Placid on the board just 38 seconds into the middle frame assisted by Samantha Barney. Barney then assisted on the second goal three minutes later by Karissa Kennedy and then made it 3-0 at the 8:23 mark assisted by Manning before Morgan Myers closed out the second-period scoring surge for the Bombers off an assist from Paydon Barney just 16 seconds later.

Taylor Marcellus sparked the Canton comeback with a natural hattrick that began with 4:27 left in the second period off an assist from Natalie Giglio and continued 56 seconds later when she finished off a play set up by Nikki Holmes. Marcellus pulled the Lady Bears to within 4-3 with 6:26 left in the game assisted by Blake Orosz before Samantha Barney broke through for what would stand as the game-winner at the 9:52 mark assisted by Manning.

Margret Troiano cut the deficit to 5-4 with 1:11 left in regulation with an unassisted goal.

Elizabeth Burke made 19 saves for Canton while Tanner Stanton worked the Lake Placid crease for 23 saves.

Albany 4, SLC 0: Hannah Tullchinsky scored twice and Marlene McHale and Martha Crowley each connected once for Albany.

The Lady Bears return to action on Friday on the road against Massena Central at the Massena Arena starting at 5 p.m.

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