STATE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS
OFA vs. Saranac Lake
When, where: 7 p.m., tonight, Massena High School.
Outlook: The Blue Devils (8-1) avenged their only loss of the season when they defeated Potsdam 28-26 in overtime in the Section 10 championship game. OFAs quarterback, Josh Liebstein, has thrown for 626 yards, including 12 touchdowns. He also has 10 rushing touchdowns. Jordan McCormick leads the team in rushing with 789 yards. OFAs top receivers have been Jon Tayler (21 catches-262 yards) and Nick Sweeney (19-192). ... Saranac Lake (5-4) edged Saranac Central 30-28 in the Section 7 championship game. Quarterback Tristan Fitzgerald has thrown for 879 yards, including 12 touchdowns. His main target has been Dylan Gunther, who has 34 receptions for 377 yards. Lance Ackerson is the teams leading rusher with 547 yards.
Tupper Lake vs. Moriah
When, where: 7 p.m., tonight, AuSable Valley High School.
Outlook: The Lumberjacks (4-5) are the only Class D school in Section 10 so they had no playoff games. Quarterback Morgan Stevens has thrown for 1,326 yards, including 17 touchdowns. Jeremy Roussel has rushed for 985 yards. Mitch Keniston is the leading receiver with 37 catches for 622 yards. Cody LaPierre (203 yards) and Roger Delair (197) each have 21 catches. ... Moriah (5-4) edged Ticonderoga 6-0 in the Section 7 title game, with C.J. Raymond scoring the only touchdown on a 48-yard run. Raymond has rushed for 553 yards this season. The teams leading rusher is Troy Welch, with 797 yards, including 690 int he last five games. Cole Gaddor has thrown for 1,172 yards, including 13 touchdowns. Rainier Garcia leads the team with 22 receptions for 351 yards and Tyler Pratt has caught 20 passes for 473 yards.
Malone vs. Beekmantown
When, where: 1 p.m., Saturday, AuSable Valley High School.
Outlook: The Huskies (5-4) defeated Gouverneur 27-7 in the Section 10 championship game. Zach Raymond leads the offense with 1,020 yards. He has gained 764 of those yards in the last four games of the season. Raymond also has 14 receptions for 270 yards and has scored 14 total touchdowns. Quarterback Camron Gallagher has passed for 606 yards and six touchdowns, which have all come in the last four weeks. Jordan Yando is the teams top receiver with 20 receptions for 271 yards. ... Beekmantown (5-4) upset Peru 33-28 in the Section 7 championship game. Quarterback Jacob Remchuk has thrown for 999 yards, including 12 touchdowns, but also has 13 interceptions. The top running backs are Devin Fessette (642 yards) and Justin Stevens (584). Cameron Garceau is the top receiver with 20 catches for 413 yards.
BOYS STATE SOCCER PLAYOFFS
Where: SUNY Canton.
Brushton-Moira vs. Lake George
When: 5 p.m.
Outlook: The Panthers (4-8-4) upset Norwood-Norfolk 2-0 in the Section 10 championship game. Brushton-Moira has only scored 12 goals this season. The squads leading scorer is Alex Burnett, who has four goals. Roland Burke has three goals with two assists and Patrick McKirnan has two goals and two assists. Goalie Taylor Tallman has allowed 17 goals this season. ... Section 2s Lake George (19-1-1) beat Section 7s Lake Placid 1-0 in overtime when sophomore defenseman Noah Prime scored his first career goal on a corner kick in the 86th minute. The Warriors top offensive player is Craig Keenan, with 28 goals. John Diego has scored nine and Ian Quillinan has six goals and 16 assists. Lake George goalie Jeff Naftaly made five saves for the shutout on Wednesday.
Canton vs. Ichabod Crane
When: 6:45 p.m.
Outlook: The Golden Bears (14-3-1) knocked off top-seeded Ogdensburg Free Academy 2-0 in the Section 10 championship game. Cantons top offensive player is Jake Facey, with 10 goals and four assists. Josh Huiatt has scored nine goals with one assist and Matt Mende has six goals and seven assists. Goalie Scott Wight has 11 shutouts and the team has given up only 10 goals. ... Section 2s Ichabod Crane (20-0) knocked off Section 7s Beekmantown 2-0 on Wednesday. The Riders have outscored their opponents 110-5 this season. Seth Scarano leads the team with 31 goals and 24 assists and Heriberto Gomez has 20 goals. Neither player scored Wednesday as the Riders were led by Diego Lezema, who scored both goals to increase his season total to eight. Goalie Pierce Reilly made five saves for the shutout.
STATE CROSS COUNTRY
When, where: Saturday, Queensbury HS
Class C (9 a.m.)
Team: Gouverneur (Jake Erdman, Luke Dunkelberg, Fred Nentwick, Dan Sweet, Mark Dunkelberg, Devin Breckenridge, Matt Shippee-Monica)
Individuals: Donovan Smith (OFA), Darren Ricalton (Canton), Ben Miller (Potsdam), Joe Grizzuto (OFA), Nick Vielhauer (OFA).
Class D (9:25 a.m.)
Team: Norwood-Norfolk (Kyle Fulk, Adam Saucier, Deven Grant, Gage Orologio, Connor Levison, Ben Gushlaw, Tyler Harder).
Individuals: Anson Gagnier (Tupper Lake), Broyce Guerette (TL), Daniel Shaheen (TL), Elliot Fletcher (TL), Tyler Nimz (Brushton-Moira).
Class B (10:15 a.m.)
Team:Malone (Mitchell Marlow, Will Bronner, Dylan LaVoie, Ryan Tober, Joe Tracy, Curtis Landry, Josh Bordeaux).
Individuals: Brandon LaVoie (Malone), Bach Schanck (Malone), Zach Davis (Malone), Jamiel Stapleton (Malone), Tom Garland (Malone).
Class C (10:40 a.m.)
Team: Canton (Laura Pierce, Maria Ricalton, Rebecca DelRossi, Gemma DelRossi, Carly Whiteford, Claire Bartlett, Cassidy Scott).
Individuals: Margeaux Simmons (Gouverneur), Gabby Dunkleberg (Gouverneur), Kurstyn Macaulay (OFA), Madie Dow (Potsdam), Marie Amell (Potsdam).
Class D (11:10 a.m.)
Team: Norwood-Norfolk (Kaycie Saucier, Hannah Gray, Leah Livernois, Skylar Fetter, Natasha Dominique, Maddie Stewart, Brooke Newton).
Individuals: Tess Klossner (Tupper Lake), Carly Taylor (Brushton-Moira), Alexis Snyder (Brushton-Moira), Ari Bishop (Tupper Lake), Veronica Stauffer (Brushton-Moira).
Class B (12:10 p.m.)
Team: Malone (Carrie Pomainville, Emily Pomainville, Bekkah Bond, Madeline Champagne, Morgan Bronner, Rinn Schanck, Sarah-Margaret Cowart).
Individuals: Jackie Miller (South Jefferson), Morgan Yando (Malone), Brooke Bronner (Malone), Annika Campbell (Malone), Alissa McCauley (Malone), Karlee Martin (Malone).