With three regular season dates pending and just a few make-ups remaining, the North Country Mens Summer Soccer Association races are tight in Division I and Division II. CJs-Chips Place maintain its hold on Division I with a 7-0 shutout over CKON-Signs and Stitches at 9-1. Ogdensburg Pepsi-The Place used a 8-2 win over St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union to remain in second at 7-4.
Massena Savings and Loan stayed atop Division II at 6-1-3 after a 2-1 decision over Ogdensburg AMP-Jrecks. Frary Funeral Home is second at 6-3-2 after a 4-0 win over Hoot Owl/North Country Savings Bank.
S&L Electric beat Massena SeaCom 5-1 in the other contest.
Frarys Funeral Home 4, Canton Hoot Owl-North Country Savings 0: Dylan Reed produced three goals and Matt Gladle added a solo goal lifting Frarys. Ricky Stevenson, Nathan Beaulieu, and Kyle Rhodes all assisted with Beaulieu making eight saves in net.
Ogdensburg Pepsi-The Place 8, SL Credit Union-Place II 2: Brek Murray and Mike ONeil each logged two goals and Aaron Charlton produced a goal and three assist for Ogdensburg Pepsi-The Place. Jordon Decker and Grant Prudhomme each scored once. Andrew Guimond, TJ Hannan, Connor Hannan logged assists as Jake Sias made five saves.
Shaun Murray and Donnie Wilhelm each scored for SL Credit Union-The Place.
CJ/Chips Place 7, CKON - Signs and Stitches 0: Tony Betrus exploded for a hattrick and one assist including a penalty kick goal in the first half for CJs-Chips Place. Tom Hobbs and Shawn Lillie each scored once while Grant Sharlow chipped in an assist. CJs Chips Place was awarded two own goal. Ben Steinberg had seven saves in the shutout.
Massena Savings and Loan 2, Ogdensburg AMP-Jrecks 1: Brandon Albert scored from David Phillips with 15 seconds left in regulation for the dramatic gamewinning goal as Alan Davis made 12 saves for Massenas Savings and Loan . Anthony Cortese scored from Robert Cameron for Massenas Savings and Loan first goal.
Colton S&L Electric 5, SeaComm 1:Jeremy Dunning had two goals and one assist, Russ Koster had a goal and an assist, and Devin Dulmage and Dan Knight each scored a goal for Colton S&L Electric against an undermanned Massena SeaCom team playing with eight players. Alex Bonno notched two assists and Mike Bonno chipped in a single helper for Colton. SeaComms goal was scored by Brad Ryanwith Rick Gilchrist logging the assist. Jordan Kendall had 14 saves in net for SeaComm.
North Country Mens Soccer Standings
Division I: CJs-Chips Place 9-1-0 27 pts, Ogdensburg Pepsi-The Place 7-4-0 21 pts, Hoot Owl-NC Savings 5-3-2 17 pts, St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union-The Place II of Lisbon 2-7-1 7 pts, CKON-Signs & Stitches 1-7-2 5 pts.
Division II: Massena Savings and Loan 6-1 3 21 pts, Frary Funeral Home 6-3-2 20 pts, AMP-Jrecks 3-5-1 10 pts, S&L Electric 3-3-3 12 pts; SeaComm 1-8-1 4 pts.