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Massena gains first place in Section 10 lax standings while Lady Shamrocks down Canton; SRC boys take first loss while MCS beats Glens Falls


Meg Martin defies a group of Canton defenders on May 1.

Massena and Salmon River boys and girls lacrosse teams continued their 2018 seasons by adding wins over Ogdensburg, Heuvelton, Canton and other teams.

Meanwhile, Massena girls lacrosse Coach Jeffrey Slack struck a career milestone with his 100th win.

Massena is leading the Section 10 girls lacrosse standings with a 6-1 record, but the Lady Shamrocks are one game behind surpassing or tying them at 5-1. On April 30, Massena trounced the Ogdensburg Lady Blue Devils 15-2. It was Coach Slack's 100th victory at the helm, having took over from his father, the elder Jeff Slack, in 2011. Julia Blair led the offense with two goals and two assists. Meg Wilmshurst connected for three goals. Abigail Johnson scored twice. Cayla Hinkley and Claire Tyo scored and notched a helper apiece. Anna Thompson, Sophia Mitchell, Katelyn Kennedy, Maddie Weir and Gisele Todd fashioned one goal each. Todd played goalie in the first half for three saves, then gave way to Hinkley who notched two. Julia L'Orange and Kelsey Sherwin each scored for Ogdensburg. Ellie Foster made 13 saves.

The same day, Salmon River defeated visiting Potsdam 11-9. Trysten Burns scored five goals and made one assist. Jadie Burns had two goals and three assists. Jill Benedict scored once with two helpers. Joryan Adams and Rylee Garrow each scored once and assisted one play. Taylor Swamp netted a singleton. Dava Thompson made 18 saves. Josie Bruno led Potsdam with four goals. Olivia Scott and Julia Basford combined goaltender efforts for 11 saves.

The next day, Massena took a blowout win over Heuvelton 19-1. Aleesha Smoke led the offense with three goals and an assist. Blair (1 assist), Hinkley (1 assist), Abigail Johnson, Kennedy and Emma Kenny each scored twice. Aryssa Hopps (2 assists), Tyo, Meagan Morgan, Mitchell, Jenna Oakes and Arianna Thompson all contributed single goals. Todd made eight saves. Gabrielle Kroeber scored for Heuvelton and Luna Kirby made 14 saves.

The same day in Fort Covington, the Lady Shamrocks beat Canton 12-7. Jadie Burns netted a trio of goals. Jill Benedict and Trysten Burns each scored twice. Iekwenienstha Mitchell, Meg Martin (three assists), Geena Terrance, Joryan Adams and Taylor Swamp all scored once. Rylee Garrow assisted one play. Thompson made 18 saves. For Canton, Morgan Whitman led the offense with two goals and two assists. Paige Glasgow made eight saves. Salmon River managed seven goals in the first half and five more in the second.

On May 2, Massena met up with visiting Canton where they worked their way to a 4-1 lead at the half and went on to down them 11-4. Blair led the Lady Raiders scoresheet with three goals. Johnson had two goals with one helper. Kennedy scored twice. Wilmshurst (one assist), Aryssa Hopps, Tyo and Lindsey LaDue each netted singletons. Todd denied 15 scoring attempts. For Canton, Hannah Steveson scored three goals and Whitman one. Glasgow turned aside seven shots.

On May 5, Massena traveled to play Watertown, where they lost 13-7. Blair led Massena with a hat trick. Kaitlyn Burr scored four times for the Cyclones.

The Salmon River boys lacrosse team sits in third place in Section 10 with a 3-1 record, while the Massena squadron is in fifth with a 2-3 record.

The Shamrocks took their first loss of the year at home on April 30 to St. Lawrence Central by a 15-9 final tally. Trevan David led SRC scorers with four goals. Rowisonkies Barnes and Keldren King each scored twice. Stone Chubb scored once and Kyren Lazore assisted two plays. Ryan Oakes manned the crease for nine saves. Zach St. Hilaire led the Larries offense with six goals and two helpers. Parker Hornung turned aside 13 shots.

Two nights later on May 2, Massena fell to SLC 9-6. Kainen Francis-Thompson led Massena's offensive efforts with three goals. Gage Fiacco had a goal with two helpers. Nick Morrell and Jack Campbell each netted singletons. Montana Pierce and Blake Premo fashioned solo assists. Hayden Hoerner made 13 saves. St. Hilaire and Zach Rose led SLC with three goals and an assist each. Hornung made 17 saves.

Trysten Burns fires at the Canton net but is denied the goal.

The same day, Salmon River fashioned a 15-8 win over Plattsburgh. The Shamrocks led 5-3 going into the second quarter and then connected for nine more goals before halftime. Treyton Mitchell paced Salmon with six goals. King scored three with a helper. David scored twice and assisted three plays. Cobie Cree (one assist), Memphis Mitchell (one assist), Tehnaokata Elijah and Reese Conners each netted singletons. Ryan Oakes and Falcon Cook split netminder detail for eight combined saves. For Plattsburgh, Alex Sharon led the scoresheet with four goals and Joey Jameson denied seven scoring attempts.

On May 5, Massena met Glens Falls on their home turf for a 10-7 win. Montana Pierce and Gage Fiacco led the offense with three goals each. Hoerner blocked 14 shots. Howard Fox led GF with three goals and a pair of helpers.


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