TUPPER LAKE - The Colton-Pierrepont softball team continued its hot play Thursday with a doubleheader sweep of Tupper Lake in Northern Athletic Conference East Division action.
The Colts (7-1 NAC, 10-1 overall) have won eight games in a row with their only loss of the season coming against undefeated Chateaugay. Colton-Pierrepont is in second place in the East Division, behind the Bulldogs (4-0, 6-0).
Tupper Lake is 4-4 in league games and sits in fourth place with three games left on the regular season schedule. The Lumberjacks lost to Chateaugay twice and Colton-Pierrepont twice.
On Thursday, Tupper Lake dropped the opening game 9-1 and the nightcap 14-10.
The Lumberjacks scored their lone run of the first game in the first inning as Sam Sanford recorded an RBI single. Carley Aldridge also singled in the inning.
Brianna Beaulieu racked up eight strikeouts to earn the pitching win for Colton-Pierrepont. Kelsie St. Louis took the loss for the Lumberjacks.
In the second game, Tupper Lake scored four runs in the first inning and five more in the third, but the Colts answered each time to hold onto the advantage.
Tupper Lake sophomore Jesse Weigand had two singles and an RBI in the second game, while Allison Richards had two RBI. Aldridge, St. Louis and Sanford each had an RBI.
Franklin Academy 26, Lake Placid 14
LAKE PLACID - The Franklin Academy softball team scored 15 runs in the fourth inning to take command of a 26-14 non-league victory over Lake Placid on Monday at the North Elba Show Grounds.
Hailey Trim went 4-for-5 and Janel Heden, Whitney Legacy, Katie Lavoie and Alison Poupore had three hits apiece to lead Franklin Academy (6-4).
Canton 11, Saranac Lake 2
SARANAC LAKE - The Canton boys lacrosse team cruised to an 11-2 victory over Saranac Lake on Monday at Schroeter's Field.
Seth Pickreign had a goal and an assist and Josh Tremblay scored once to account for the Red Storm's offense. Saranac Lake goalie Michael Burpoe made 13 saves.
Jesse Gilbert netted five goals and Eb Foote had two to lead Canton, which improved to 10-3 with the victory.
Saranac Lake is 1-9.
TRACK AND FIELD
Ticonderoga 71, Saranac Lake 50
Saranac Lake 93, Ticonderoga 16
TICONDEROGA - Nickie Trudeau and Blair Moody each won three events Thursday to lead the Saranac Lake girls track and field team to a 93-16 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference victory over Ticonderoga.
Ben Monty, Cole Hyde and Jamaal Tuthill each won twice for the Red Storm boys, who lost their meet 71-50.
Trudeau won the 100-meter race in 12.7 seconds, the 400 hurdles in 1:11.1 and the high jump with a jump of 4 feet, 9 inches.
Moody won the long jump (13-2), the triple jump (28-3) and was part of the winning 400 relay team that recorded a 58.2-second run.
On the boys' side, Monty won the 100 in 11.6 seconds and was part of the winning 400 relay team that finished in 47.5 seconds.
Hyde was part of both of Saranac Lake's winning relays. He was joined by Tuthill, Craig Leahy and Antonio Lascavio on the 1,600 relay team that finished in 3:57.
Peru 8, Lake Placid 4
LAKE PLACID - The Peru baseball team scored five runs in the top of the fourth inning Thursday on the way to an 8-4 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference victory over Lake Placid.
Only four of the Indians' eight runs were earned.
Mario Gonzalez had two hits and J.P. Morrison tripled to lead the Blue Bombers offensively. Ryan Damp and R.J. Reid each hit a double for Lake Placid, which fell to 3-9 with the loss.
Dom Delillo had two hits and earned the complete-game win on the mound for the Indians.
AuSable Valley 3, Saranac Lake 2
AUSABLE FORKS - The Saranac Lake baseball team was on the losing end of a pitcher's duel Thursday as AuSable Valley scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to lock up a 3-2 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference victory.
John Ladeau doubled then came around to score to clinch the win for the Patriots.
Grant Strack went the distance on the mound for the Red Storm, striking out three and allowing five hits.
Sawyer Taro earned the victory after striking out seven and giving up just three hits. Dylan Gunther had two of the Red Storm hits, while Logan Wood accounted for the other.
Saranac Lake tied the game with a run in the top of the seventh, but couldn't quite hold on in the bottom of the frame.