Local roundup: Lenox baseball wins with walk-off in eighth

LENOX — Mike Downer helped Lenox inch closer to a Western Massachusetts tournament berth with a 6-5 walk-off, two-run double in extra innings against Drury to lift the Millionaires to a 6-5 win.

Ryan Dubie put the Blue Devils (2-12) ahead in the top of the eighth with a sacrifice fly.

Zach Zurin started the comeback with a single. Drury got two force outs at second, leaving Jake Corcoran on first with two outs. Corcoran stole second and moved to third on a Michael Hurley single. Hurley stole second and Noah Hunter reached base with an infield single, setting up Downer's winning double down the right field line.

David Beebee led Drury with three hits. Thaylen Harrison had three hits. Hunter, Downer and Jett Steinman had two hits each. Connor Hanson got the win in relief. He threw 3 2/3 innings, allowing one earned run and striking out five. Lenox improves to 8-7.


Drury     001     021     01          5     7     1

Lenox     020     001     12          6     9     6

Nate Hillard (7), Thaylen Harrison (1) and Ryan Dubie. Noah Hunter (4 1/3), Connor Hanson (3 2/3) and Mike Downer. 2B — D: 2 Beebe, Harrison. L: Mike Downer. 3B — D: Harrison.

Mount Greylock 19, St. Joe 2

PITTSFIELD — Mount Greylock (14-3, 8-0 Berkshire South) scored 16 runs in the first inning of a mercy-rule shortened win against St. Joseph (3-9, 0-7). 20 batters took to the plate in the first.

Bennett Zimmerman had a grand slam in the first. He finished with five RBI. Five Mounties had two hits. Eli Ostheimer had a three-run home run. Phil Guest had two hits and three RBI.


Greylock     (16)00     30          19     15     2

St. Joe     020     00     — 2     5     5

Bennett Zimmerman (2), Cal Messina (2), Brandon Condon (1) and Eli Ostheimer. Dan Bullock (1/3) Michael Gingras (3 1/3), Cam Winters (1 1/3) and Winters. W — Zimmerman. L —Bullock. 2B — MG 2: Phil Guest, Tyler Marten. HR — MG 2: Zimmerman, Ostheimer.

Monument Mountain 10, Southwick 3

GREAT BARRINGTON — Monument Mountain's offense provided plenty of support for starter Kenny Zucco.

Zucco got the win, going 4 1/3 innings. He did not strike out a batter, but his offense took the pressure off him early with a three-run first. Joe Aberdale added an RBI triple, sparking a six-run fourth. Aberdale had had two hits and three RBI. Jared Henry had two hits and three RBI. Graham Herrick and Tyler Wade had two hits each for Monument (5-8).


Southwick     000     201     0          3     7     2

Monument     310     600     x          10     13     0

Sam Parker (4 1/3), Josh Silvia (1 2/3) and Brandon Seymour. Kenny Zucco (4 1/3), Dylan Tinker (2 2/3) and Mike Goretti. W — Zucco. L — Parker. 2B — MM: Jared Henry. 3B — MM: Joe Aberdale.

Boys Lacrosse

Pittsfield 14, Taconic 2

PITTSFIELD — Pittsfield (6-11, 2-8 Berkshire League) used its defense to smother city rival Taconic (1-13. 0-9).

The Braves scored twice in the first quarter, but the Generals kept them off the scoreboard for the remainder of the game. Kevin Quinto led Pittsfield with six goals and two assists. Marky Perras had three goals and one assist. Mitch Stechmann had two goals and three assists. Ethan Beach made 13 saves.

"We picked up our defensive pressure," Pittsfield coach Scott Aitken said. "We started off slow, but we caused turnovers to get more possessions and get more shots off."


Taconic     2     0     0     0          2

Pittsfield     5     3     5     1          14

Goals — T: Tim Carrol 1, Cody Latimer 1. P: Marky Perras 3, Kevin Quinto 6, Mitch Stechmann 2, Trey Salvie 2, Zach Brazeau 1.

Assists — T: Sal Amaral 1. P: Stechmann 3. Quinto 2, Salvie 2, Perras 1, Sean O'Shea 1.

Saves — T: Justin Thompson 8. P: Ethan Beach 13.

Pope Francis 11, Wahconah 8

DALTON — Pope Francis scored five times in the fourth period to defeat Wahconah (11-4).

The teams were tied at 6-6 before the Cardinals' strong finish.

Dart Jaggi led Wahconah with four goals.


Pope Francis     3     2     1     5          11

Wahconah     4     1     1     3          8

Goals — PF: Trevor Crawford 5, Brian Wiles 3, Makem Demers 1, Rob Hollander 1, John Aubin 1. W: Dart Jaggi 4, Kyle Gazzillo 2, Jeremy Girard 1, Connor Washburn 1. Assists — PF: Cam Pertiz 5, Wiles 2. W: Washburn 3, Wyatt Schleicher 1, Girard 1. Saves — PF: Kyle Wolanski 3, Beck Avery 5. W: Vinny Orlandi 10.

Hoosac Valley 19, McCann Tech 2

CHESHIRE — Ten different Hoosac Valley players found the net against McCann Tech.

The Hurricanes led 12-0 at halftime. Nick Waterman led Hoosac with five goals and one assist.


McCann     0     0     1     1          2

Hoosac     5     7     3     4          19

Goals — MT: Darian Tovani 1, Jason Delisle 1. HV: Nick Waterman 5, Casey Meczywor 3, Liam Feeley 3, Vance Eugene 2, Josh Paree 1, Bradee Green 1, Bailey Trumble 1, Austin Mendel 1, Matt Hall 1.

Assists — Eugene 5, Meczywor 2, Waterman 1, Hall 1, Paree 1.

Saves — MT: Joshua Pettit 15. HV: Cam Alibozek 2, Brady Larkin 1.


Mount Greylock 3, Taconic 2

PITTSFIELD — Olivia DiNicola's RBI single in the fifth inning proved to be the winner for Mount Greylock (7-8, 1-6 Berkshire North) against Taconic (12-6, 4-3).

Grace Dodig started the fifth with a single. Fiona Kelley moved her to second with a sacrifice bunt and DiNicola brought her home, putting the Mounties up 3-2.

Kelley got the win. She struck out three and walked one. Ashley Keegan took the loss. She allowed two earned runs and struck out nine.

DiNicola went 2 for 3. Hailey Guest went 2 for 4 with a RBI. Aubrey Lazits led Taconic with four hits. Rebecca Herbert went 2 for 3.

"We've got to stay positive," Taconic coach Kevin Harrington said. "We played five games in fours days. We'll get back to work on Monday against Mount Anthony."


Greylock 200     010     0          3     5     1

Taconic     011     000     0          2     9     0

Fiona Kelley and Olivia DiNicola. Ashley Keegan and Kailey Bell. W — Kelley. L — Keegan. 2B — MG: Guest. T: Rebecca Herbert

College Golf

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. — The Williams men's golf team finished 16th out of 42 teams at the NCAA Division III championships. Wittenburg took home the national championship with a 28-over par at the end of the four-day tournament. Guilford College finished second with a 30-over par. Williams shot an 84-over par. Grant Raffel and Ross Hoffman paced the Ephs on the final day with 2-over par efforts. Sam Goldenring had the best overall score with a 13-over par.


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