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High Peaks Avalanche AAU girls hoops team wraps up mini-season

June 15, 2012
By the News Staff ( , Lake Placid News

The High Peaks Avalanche AAU girls basketball team ended its mini-season Sunday in the Champlain Lakers Tournament played in the Plattsburgh area.

High Peaks won twice and lost twice. The Avalanche lost their opening game by one point to the Lady Miners, who went on to win the championship. The Avanlanche secured wins over UVAL Blizzard and VT Lightning-McCabe.

Megan Moody was the team's leading scorer with 40 points in the tournament, followed by Katie Buckley with 29 points.

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Photo by Sara Johns
The High Peaks Avalanche AAU girls basketball team won two and lost two at the Champlain Lakers Tournament last weekend. Front row, from left: Melissa Moody, Katelyn Hewitt, Julianna Matos and Megan Moody. Back row, from left: coach Frank Johns, Haleigh Morgan, Elsa Evans-Kummer, Hanna Potter, Katie Buckley and coach Jeff Potter.


Adirondack Chill win one, tie one

The Adirondack Chill 16-and-under softball team traveled to Old Forge on Saturday to play a doubleheader against the Monroe Blazers from Fairport. The Chill won the first game 11-3 and tied the nightcap 9-9.

Olivia Jacques and Serina Hayes combined to throw a four-hitter in the opener, while Sydney Battistoni went 4-for-4 with four RBI to lead the way offensively.

In the second game, Adirondack fell behind early, but rallied to score seven runs in the bottom of the sixth. The game was called after seven innings.

Battistoni went 2-for-4, while Haley Brandes and Hayes each went 2-for-3 to pace the Chill offensively. Jacques' two-run triple got the scoring started.

This year's Chill roster includes players from Lake Placid High School, Saranac Lake High School and Long Lake High School. Adirondack travels to Canton this weekend to compete in the Great Northern Challenge tournament.



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