POTSDAM — Potsdam took a three-goal lead, then barely hung on for a 3-2 Northern Athletic Conference Central Division boys soccer win over visiting Malone on Thursday.
The Sandstoners got off to a fast start when freshman David Caamona finished off a play set up by Dan Stone just 2:52 into the game.
Nnaebuka Ononye then put Potsdam (7-2-1 overall, 6-1-1 division) ahead 3-0 with back-to-back goals just six minutes apart.
The Huskies (7-3-1, 4-2-1) received second-half goals from Aaron Sharlow and Brady Monette.
Ashler Herrick made four saves for the Sandstoners.
CANTON 4, SALMON RIVER 0
The host Bears scored all four goals in the second half during a Central Division win at Canton.
Ryan Caldwell, Matt Mende, Jacob Oatman and Francesco Palumbo notched goals for Canton (6-2-3, 4-1-3). Scott Wright made three saves to record the shutout.
Zach Smith recorded six saves for the Shamrocks (1-7-2, 0-6-2).
GOUVERNEUR 2, OFA 2
The visiting Blue Devils built a 2-0 lead 12 minutes into the game before the Wildcats battled back to gain the overtime Central Division draw.
Gian Rufa opened the scoring from Peyton Lalone in the ninth minute before David Prudhomme connected from Conor Hannan in the 12th to give OFA (6-2-3, 4-1-3) the early lead.
Matt Waugh cut the deficit to 2-1 when he converted on a direct kick with 10 minutes left in the first half. He then tied the game 10 minutes into the second with another unassisted goal for Gouverneur (1-8-2, 0-7-2).
Parishville-Hopkinton 2, St. Lawrence 2
Lukas Arquiett scored six minutes into the second overtime to give the Larries an Eastern Division tie at Parishville.
Nate McLaughlin also scored for St. Lawrence Central (2-7-1, 2-6-1). Wyatt Snell and Anthony Pullano had goals for the Panthers (6-2-1, 5-1-1).
Lisbon 4, Clifton-Fine 0
Adam Kelly scored three times and added an assist as the Golden Knights earned a West Division win at Star Lake.
Cody Jones also scored for Lisbon (7-1-1, 6-1-1).
Goalie Jimmy Robinson produced the shutout with three saves.
Hermon-DeKalb 2, Heuvelton 1
Macaulay Snell scored twice, including the game-winner in the 51st minute, as the Demons (3-8, 3-6) earned a West Division win at Heuvelton.
Jeff Arquitt scored for the Bulldogs (7-3-1, 6-3-0).
Harrisville 6, Edwards-Knox 0
Jake Fowler’s three goals paced the Pirates to a West Division home victory.
Joe Butts scored twice for Harrisville (9-3, 9-1), and goalie Zach Mono made just four saves.
Morristown 4, Hammond 0
Bobby Simmons figured in three of the four goals to pace the Green Rockets to a West Division win at Morristown.
Simmons scored the first two goals and assisted on the third by Jake VanArnam for Morristown (3-3-1). Devin Dulmage also scored, and Luke King handled just two shots for the shutout.
HAMMOND 7, MORRISTOWN 0
Alyssa Crosby scored a goal and added four assists to spark the Red Devils to the West Division home win.
Courtney Bova scored a goal, had an assist and shared in the 21-save shutout with Brianna Langtry for Hammond (5-5, 5-4).
HEUVELTON 6, HERMON-DEKALB 0
Two goals apiece from Hannah Thornhill and Alexis Weidner led the Bulldogs to the West Division shutout at DeKalb Junction.
Weidner also contributed two assists, while sisters Maddie and Olivia St. Pierre also scored. Morgan Keenan recorded the shutout with seven saves.
Hermon-DeKalb dropped to 5-4, 4-4.
HARRISVILLE 4, EDWARDS-KNOX 1
The Pirates built a 3-0 halftime lead and Chelsea Pierce had a hand in all four goals during a West Division game at Russell.
Pierce finished with a goal and three assists, while Janel Swanson, Jena Soper and Malerie Baker also had goals for Harrisville (8-3, 7-2).
Haleigh LaBarge scored for Edwards-Knox (2-8, 2-6).
POTSDAM 4, MALONE 0
Potsdam parlayed a 3-0 halftime lead into a Central Division shutout of the Huskies at Malone.
Kalie Grant struck for the only goal the Sandstoners (6-3-2, 4-3-1) needed just 4:20 into the game. Kate Hildreth made it 2-0 in the 14th minute, and Erika Dillon closed out the first-half scoring with an unassisted goal in the 36th minute. Nettie Rishe connected late in the second half.
CANTON 5, SALMON RIVER 1
At Fort Covington, the Bears put the game out of reach with three goals in the second half during a Central Division game.
Emily Rexford tied the game in the 26th minute before Emily Pinckney generated the eventual game-winner with five minutes left in the half. Katie Christy, Katie Lapinski and Alison Noble netted the second-half goals for Canton (5-4, 4-2).
Sam Ghostlaw stopped seven shots for the Shamrocks (1-7-1, 0-5-1).
OFA 0, GOUVERNEUR 0
The host Blue Devils and Wildcats played to a double-overtime scoreless tie in a Central Division game.
Both Ogdensburg Free Academy (4-2-4, 3-2-2) and Gouverneur (1-5-4, 1-4-3) have been involved in four ties this season.
Erica Chase finished with 11 saves in the OFA net and Taylor Andrews had nine stops for the Wildcats.
CHATEAUGAY 2, TUPPER LAKE 0
Alexis Heath scored both goals for the Bulldogs in an interdivision win at Tupper Lake.
Chateaugay improved to 10-0, while Tupper Lake fell to 6-4.
MASSENA 59, EDWARDS-KNOX 33
The Red Raiders bounced back from their first loss in three years by pulling away to a NAC interdivision win at home.
Emily Hurlbut and Baylee Carroll led the way for the Raiders with two individual wins apiece. Hurlbut paced the 200-yard freestyle and the 500 freestyle, while Carroll claimed the 50 freestyle and the 100 backstroke. Both also swam on winning relays.
MALONE 56, POTSDAM 38
The Sandstoners were limited to just two wins in falling to the Huskies in Malone.
Ari Frascatore posted the lone individual win for Potsdam, leading the 200 free. Frascatore was also part of the fastest 200 freestyle relay.
OFA 67, ST. LAWRENCE 27
Susie Morrow delivered four first-place performances, and Cynthia Buscemi and Hunter Shaver collected three wins each as the Blue Devils won all 11 events at Brasher Falls.
Morrow won the 100 butterfly and 100 back and swam on the 200 medley and 200 free relays for OFA (6-2).
BRUSHTON-MOIRA 3, MADRID-WADDINGTON 1
The host Panthers picked up their first victory of the season, dropping the Yellow Jackets. The Panthers (1-10) won 25-22, 22-25, 25-13, 25-16.
Emily O’Connor led the win with a 25-point, 10-ace, three-kill effort, and Courtney Holcomb added 11 points, three aces and five kills.