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Red Storm volleyball falls in four

High School Roundup

October 1, 2012
By staff ( , Adirondack Daily Enterprise

SARANAC LAKE - The Saranac Lake volleyball team won the second game but dropped the third and fourth on the way to a 3-1 loss to Plattsburgh on Friday night.

The Hornets opened the match with a 25-17 win in the first game, then Saranac Lake evened the count with a 25-20 win in game 2. Plattsburgh put the match away with a 25-23 victory in the third game and a 25-16 score in the fourth.

Shannon Stevens had six kills, eight digs and four aces to pace the Red Storm. Emily Fountain chipped in nine assists, three kills and three aces, while Kylie Sapone had seven assists and two aces. Sam Martin racked up eight aces, 13 serving points and four digs and Sarah Parker had four digs.

Plattsburgh was led by Taylor Witkiewicz who served 26 points with four aces, to go along with her five kills and one block. Deanna LaBarge racked up 13 kills for the Hornets.

Saranac Lake fell to 2-6 with the loss.



Beekmantown 1, Saranac Lake 0

BEEKMANTOWN - The Saranac Lake boys soccer team had a strong game Friday, but had to settle for a 1-0 loss to the Beekmantown Eagles.

Adam Goldfarb scored the only goal of the game in the 23rd minute of the first half on a pass from Nick Danussi. Saranac Lake coach Bill Wilson said the ball bounced over Red Storm goalie Oliver Holmes' hands and was headed in by Goldfarb.

"This was positively the best display of passing and control (I've) seen all season," Wilson said. "Our defense was on the money and did not allow many scoring opportunities. On the flip side, our midfield to forward press was much stronger.

"We can't wait for our next game at home on Tuesday. The boys are hungry."

The Red Storm will bring a 1-6 record into Tuesday's home game against Plattsburgh.

Holmes stopped 10 shots in goal for Saranac Lake on Friday, while Beekmantown goalkeeper Matt LaClaire turned away six. Saranac Lake outshot the Eagles 18-14.

The Red Storm are slated to take on Northeastern Clinton on the road Thursday at 4:30 p.m.



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