LAKE PLACID - The Potsdam girls hockey team scored late in the second period and added another in the third to secure a 5-3 victory over Lake Placid on Monday night.
The Sandstoners opened the scoring 53 seconds into the first period when Kalie Grant took a pass from Sierra Gagnon for a 1-0 lead. Kady Hart extended the lead to 2-0 a minute later.
Lake Placid battled back with two goals to end the first period. Samantha Barney scored the first goal on a feed from Kendra Manning at the 8:02 mark. Barney tied the game 11:29 into the period.
Potsdam regained the lead six minutes into the second period with another Grant goal. Manning answered for Lake Placid after taking a pass from Barney at the 13:00 mark.
Megan Stevenson gave Potsdam a 4-3 lead with 16 seconds remaining in the second period and teammate Ally Miller scored the insurance goal late in the third period to seal the win.
Lake Placid goaltender Tanner Stanton stopped 28 of the 33 shots she faced, while Sidney Molar had seven saves for the Sandstoners.