The Massena Central and Salmon River varsity boys soccer teams dropped NAC Central Division decisions on Friday.
Canton 2, Massena 0: At Mike Nicholas Field, the visiting Bears (8-2-1, 6-1-1) scored early goals in each half en route to bouncing back from their first divisional loss of the season.
Jake Facey finished off a play set up by Jacob Oatman just 1:31 into the game. Matt Mende added the insurance goal 3:20 into the second half assisted by Stephen Folk and Alden Slack.
We played well enough to win but we just didnt finish, noted coach Pat Henrie.
Scott Wight handled the eight shots he faced backstopping the shutout while Brendan Broderick logged seven saves for the Raiders (4-9, 2-5).
The Raiders return to action next Wednesday on the road against Potsdam.
OFA 2, Salmon River 1: At the Kennedy School field in Ogdensburg, the Blue Devils overcame an early deficit to the visiting Shamrocks (4-7, 2-5) to remain unbeaten atop the division standings at 6-0-2.
Stephen Tremblay broke through for the first goal just two minutes after the opening kick-off off an assist from Antoine Domino but OFA pulled even six minutes later when Peyton Lalone finished off a play set up by Jordan Miller.
Dillon Binion s unassisted goal eight minutes into the second half stood as the game-winner.
Jacob Sias handled six shots working the Blue Devil crease while Zach Smith made four saves for the Shamrocks.
The lone NAC varsity girls soccer game on Friday saw Massena Central knock off Franklin Academy 2-0.
After a scoreless first half, Mia Jermano broke through for the opening goal 18 minutes into the second. Chelsea Streeter made it 2-0 just 10 minutes later. Both Lady Raider goals were unassisted.
Bailey Young posted two saves backstopping the shutout as the Lady Raiders evened their records to 6-6 overall and 5-5 in the division. Jayme LaVoie handled two shots for FA (8-3-1, 7-2-1).
The Lady Raiders return to action next Thursday on the road against OFA starting at 4 p.m. at the Kennedy School field.
In the only NAC West Division boys soccer matchup Friday, Heuvelton gained a 1-0 overtime decision over Edwards-Knox.