HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Red Storm boys close tournament with a tie

MALONE — In a way, the Saranac Lake boys hockey team rebounded on Saturday from a lopsided defeat the day before, finishing in a 5-5 tie with St. Lawrence Central in the consolation game of the Franklin Academy Tournament in Malone.

In order to determine a third-place winner, the contest went to a shootout and the Larries came out top, but officially, the matchup was recorded as a tie.

After suffering a 9-1 blowout loss to St. Mary’s on Friday, the Red Storm pumped in five goals against the Larries, and Austen Reyell and Ben Munn led the way with two tallies and an assist apiece. Reyell, a senior captain, also netted Saranac Lake’s lone goal in Friday’s loss.

Hugo Hobson added a goal for the Red Storm in the tie.

Jayden Gladd recorded 29 saves in nets for Saranac Lake against the Larries.

Rhett Darrah, Stephen Huyck and Carter Sturgeon picked up an assist each for the Red Storm.

The tie was the third in the past five games for Saranac Lake, which currently owns a 3-3-3 record.

St. Mary’s, a team from the Buffalo suburb of Lancaster that is ranked fourth in New York State in the sports writers Division II poll, went on to win the tournament Saturday, blanking host Franklin Academy 9-0 in the championship game.

The Red Storm are next slated to play on Tuesday’ Jan. 15 against Beekmantown in a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference matchup. The game will be at SUNY Plattsburgh’s Stafford Arena starting at 6 p.m.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Brushton-Moira 65, Tupper Lake 30

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake boys basketball team was handed a tough loss at home Saturday, falling 65-30 to Brushton-Moira in a Section X matchup.

The game was part of the Lumberjacks Hall of Fame night.

Tupper Lake dropped to 1-11 overall with the setback, while the Panthers improved to 7-3.

GIRLS HOCKEY

Saranac Lake Placid 2, Beekmantown 1

BEEKMANTOWN — The Saranac Lake Placid girls hockey team fell behind early but rallied to secure a 2-1 victory over Beekmantown on Friday night.

The Eagles scored at 5:30 of the first to take a 1-0 lead, but SLP responded at 9:05 of the opening period with a goal by Lea Hill. Danaya Patterson and Rylee Preston assisted on SLP’s first goal.

Lydia Bullock scored the game-winning goal at 7:42 of the second period.

Olivia Ferebee was credited with 26 saves in goal for SLP.

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