The Salmon River, St. Lawrence Central and Potsdam varsity boys lacrosse teams all notched NAC wins on their home fields on Thursday.
Salmon River 19, Massena 6: In Fort Covington, the Shamrocks got off to an overwhelming start outscoring the Raiders 11-2 in the first quarter en route to raising their undefeated record to 12-0.
Kason Tarbell netted five goals and helped set up two others while Kyle Lewis fashioned three goals and four assists to lead a balanced Salmon River attack. Skylar Thomas added three goals and three helpers while Dalson Day generated a goal and five helpers. Frank David and Trenton Tarbell chipped in two goals apiece. Sky Sunday, Russ Oakes and Karonhiate Lazore each netted singletons.
For the Raiders, Grayson Phillips logged three goals and one assist while Dalton Mullin, Ross Driscoll and Jordy Mitchell all finished with solo tallied.
The duo of Kobi Johnson (7 saves) and Taz Oakes (2 saves) shared crease duties in the win while Kyle Cooke (4 saves) and Troi Benedict (10 saves) combined to backstop the the Massena effort.
The Shamrocks are slated to play at OFA on Monday at 7 p.m. while the Raiders travel to Potsdam for a 10:30 a.m. game against the Sandstoners.
SLC 15, Colton-Pierrepont 3: At Brasher Falls, the Larries steadily pulled away from a 4-1 first-quarter led by Marshall Burninghausen with four goals and three assists. Styles Arquiett (2 assists) and Cody Burns (1 assist) netted three goals apiece. Blake Baldwin tallied two goals and two assist. Breaking through for their first varsity goals in the win were Isaac Jandreau, Todd Ramsdell and Nick Randall while Eric Lynch logged a solo assist.
Gyle Dominy struck for two goals in the losing cause. Jake Angleberger netted the other goal and Noah Whalen notched an assist.
Kody Kocsis turned aside 11 of the shots he faced in the winning effort while Craig Miller recorded 20 saves for the Colts.
The Larries are slated to play at Potsdam next Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. while the Colts return to action on Saturday with a non-league game in Philadelphia against Indian River starting at 10 a.m.
Potsdam 9, OFA 8 (OT): In Potsdam, the Sandstoners worked their way to a 4-2 lead by the end of the first quarter but OFA battled back to tie the game 5-5 by halftime and then again at 8-8 when Jake Harrison connected with 1:08 left in regulation.
Hayden Hart thwarted a complete Blue Devil comeback when he finished off a pass from Chad Varney just 26 seconds into the four-minute overtime session.
Stephen Lewis paced the Potsdam offense with three goals. Varney (2 assists) and Hart (1 assist) finished with two goals apiece along with Kyle Grant. Cody Compeau and Garrett Kilgore both drew a pair of assists while Adam Lewis logged a solo helper.
Garrison anchored the Blue Devil offense with three goals and two assists. Nick Perrigo (1 assist) and Andrew Roddy netted two goals apiece while Nate Peo fashioned a goal and assist.
Chase Palmer made four saves working the Potsdam crease through the first half. Jason Cardinal stopped another six shots through the second half and overtime in helping to preserve the win. Spencer Lawrence posted 15 stops for OFA.
The Sandstoners, now 6-6 overall, continue their busy week this afternoon when they play host to Northwood Prep in a non-league game at 5 p.m. They will then play their fourth game in five days on Saturday at home against NAC rival Massena starting at 10:30 a.m.
Canton 5, Saranac Lake 0: In Saranac Lake, Jack Elberty scored two goals with single goals going to Tanner Sanderson, Peyton VanBibber, and Ryan Caldwell. Nate Gibson had eight saves and shared the shutout with Andrew McCormick, who fielded two shots.