Women's, Men's Soccer Leagues Set Playoffs
The North Country Women's Summer Soccer League and the the North Country Men's Summer Soccer League will both stage playoff action next week. The women's league began its playoffs on Thursday and the men's league will start its postseason action on Sunday.
The North Country Women's Summer Soccer League hold its playoff semi-finals on Tuesday after starting its postseason on Tuesday. The championship game will be played on Thursday at SUNY Potsdam.
The top three seeds: Potsdam, Akwesasne and Canton all advanced along with number five Gouverneur which eliminated number four Heuvelton 4-2 in penalty kicks.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2019
#1 Potsdam beat #8 Madrid-Waddinton by 2-0
#2 Akwesasne beat #7 Massena by 2-0
#3 Canton beat #6 Colton-Parishville by 5-3
#5 Gouverneur beat #4 Heuvelton 1-1 (4-2 kicks from the mark)
TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2019
#5 Gouverneur at #1 Potsdam, at SUNY Potsdam turf, 8 pm [note late start]
#3 Canton at #2 Akwesasne, at Generations field, 6 pm
THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2019
Semifinal winners, at SUNY Potsdam, 6 pm
Potsdam is the top-seeded team in the men's league followed by Colton, Malone, Canton, Edwards and Lisbon. The top two teams draw a by on Sunday when Lisbon travels to Malone and Edwards visits Canton.
The 4-5 winner travels to Potsdam on Wednesday while the 3-6 winner visits Colton.
The highest seed remaining will host the championship game on Sunday.
Last Wednesday Lisbon received a 3-0 forfeit win over Heuvelton, Potsdam received a 3-0 forfeit win over Colton, Canton blanked Ogdensburg Pepsi 4-0 and Malone nipped Ogdensburg AMP 4-3.
On Sunday Colton blanked Lisbon 2-0, Potsdam downed Ogdensburg Pepsi 7-1, Edwards dropped Heuvelton 5-1 and Canton downed Ogdensburg AMP.