Jackie Boateng gets a shutout as Taconic beats Lee to end losing streak

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PITTSFIELD — Jackie Boateng made eight saves to record her second shutout and Taconic ended its four-game losing streak with a 2-0 win over Lee on Tuesday afternoon.

Boateng made eight saves in the game.

She was backstopped by goals from Rianna Gittens and Sydnie Sherman. Gittens got credit for the game winner when Shayla Fitzgerald set her up at 20:48.

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Lee     0     0          0

Taconic     1     1          2

First Half

T — Rianna Gittens (Shayla Fitzgerald), 20:48.

Second Half

T — Sydnie Sherman (Jenna Bateman), 70:00.

Saves — L: Brianna Hawley 12. T: Jackie Boateng 8.

Pittsfield 1, Rutland (Vt.) 0

PITTSFIELD — At Kirvin Park, the Pittsfield girls tasted victory for the first time in eight games, beating visiting Rutland.

The contest was scoreless until the 57th minute, when Sadie Tierney assisted on a goal by Britney Perkett.

The Generals, who were 0-4-3 in their last seven, were on the attack most of the day and forced Rutland goalkeeper Elise Magro to make 10 saves. Hayley Tobin had five saves to earn the shutout for Pittsfield.

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Rutland     0     0          0

Pittsfield     0     1          1

Second Half

P — Britney Perkett (Sadie Tierney), 56:55.

Saves — R: Elise Magro 10. P: Hayley Tobin 5.

Mount Greylock 5, Drury 0

WILLIAMSTOWN — Clara McWeeny scored two first-half goals, leading Mount Greylock to a commanding win over Drury.

McWeeny found the net twice in the first four minutes of the game. Livia Morales scored her first varsity goal in the 59th minute. Briana Dowling made three saves for the clean sheet in her first varsity start.

"Great to take a look at some of the younger players," Greylock coach Tom Ostheimer said. "Good match against a much improved Drury side."

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Drury     0     0          0

Greylock     2     3          5

First Half

MG — Clara McWeeny (unassisted), 2:51

MG — McWeeny (Caroline Flynn), 3:23

Second Half

MG — Flynn (Ella Dudley), 44:49

MG — Dudley (Talia Cappadona), 57:40

MG — Livia Morales (UA), first varsity goal 58:40

Saves — D: Mackenzie Dobbert 8. MG: First varsity game Briana Dowling 3.

Boys soccer

Lenox 5, Sabis 0

SPRINGFIELD — Matt Tibbetts and Jacob Munch combined to shutout Sabis in a dominant Lenox (6-3-1) road-win.

The duo combined for five saves and they got more than offense from their teammates in the field.

Alec Jordan and Ian Laurin scored two goals each. Nic Baruch added a goal off a penalty kick late in the first half.

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Lenox     3     2          5

Sabis     0     0          0

First Half

L — Alec Jordan (Mike Abdalla), 19:26.

L — Ian Laurin (Nic Baruch), 25:30.

L — Baruch (Penaly Kick).

Second Half

L — Laurin (Zach Suffish), 56:55.

L — Jordan (Laurin), 79:45.

Hopkins Academy 1, Monument Mountain 0

GREAT BARRINGTON — Noah Scanlon-Dean scored 19 minutes into the match at Monument, and Hopkins Academy goalkeeper Adam Yahman made it hold up.

Yahman had six saves on the day, shutting down the usually-potent Spartan offense.

Kevin Kelly had four saves for Monument.

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Hopkins     1     0          1

Monument Mountain     0     0          0

First Half

H — Noah Scanlon-Dean (Ben Anderson), 19:00.

Saves — H: Adam Yahman 6. MM: Kevin Kelly 4.

McCann Tech 0, Mohawk 0

BUCKLAND — Try as they might, visiting McCann Tech could not put the ball past Mohawk goalkeeper Matt Taylor on Tuesday.

Taylor stopped 14 shots in the scoreless draw. Devon Griswold only had to make six saves to earn his shutout.

College soccer

Williams men 2, Coast Guard 1

NEW LONDON, Conn. — The Williams men scored twice in a 31-second span during the second half to break a scoreless tie and give the Ephs (6-1-3) a hard-fought win.

Mark Sisco-Tolomeo broke the tie on an assist from Kyle Brady. The play started off a Williams corner kick. Nick Ranieri took the corner and Brady headed the ball to Sisco-tolomeo for the goal.

On the ensuing kickoff, Bobby Fabricant came up with a loose ball and sped through the Coast Guard defense, to score his first goal of the year.

Williams keeper Bobby Schneiderman lost his shutout bid at 65:48 on a goal by Greg Burnham. Schneiderman finished with three saves.

Williams women still fourth

WILLIAMSTOWN — The Williams women hung onto the fourth spot in the United Soccer Coaches national Division III rankings.

The Ephs, who beat Farmingdale State and nationally ranked MIT, are 10-0-1, and trail No. 1 Chicago, Washington-St. Louis and The College of New Jersey.

MIT is still ranked 13th. Connecticut College, losers in overtime at Williams earlier in the season, are 9-1-1 and moved from 16th to 14th nationally. Williams and Conn. College are the only NESCAC schools in the Top 25.


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