Roundup: McCann Tech golf team qualifies for Western Mass. with win over Mohawk
ADAMS — Dalton Tatro shot a 2-over par 36 to earn medalist honors and the McCann Tech golf team earned its way into the Western Massachusetts Division III tournament by beating Mohawk 22 1/2-1 1/2 on Thursday.
Tatro, who birdied the par-3 fifth hole, beat Mohawk's Tristan Lacross 4-0. The Hornets, now 7-2, won all six matches.
"It's all just tuning up now," McCann coach Justin Kratz said of qualifying for Western Mass. "The guys are starting to get the scores where I want them. We're definitely coming along."
The Hornets will now go to The Orchards in Hadley on Oct. 23.
McCann Tech 22 1/2, Mohawk 1 1/2
Cole Kratz (40) def. Andy Robertson (50) 4-0; Ryan Baran (45) def. Will Guyette (50) 3 1/2-1/2; Dalton Tatro (36) def. Tristan Lacross (57) 4-0; Matt Jette (53) def. Tristan Keyser-Parker (54) 3-1; Chris Rose (46) def. Anthony Moffat (69) 4-0; Nash Morin (45) def. Ben Thompson (58) 4-0.
Pittsfield 226, Drury 239
PITTSFIELD — Liam Fitzgibbons shot a 43 on the front nine at the Country Club of Pittsfield, leading the Generals past visiting Drury.
Fitzgibbons had birdies on the par-3 fourth and par-5 eighth holes.
Liam Fitzgibbons 43, Dakota Brazee 55, A.J. Moore 64, Dan Fitzgibbons 64.
Justyn Cowell 53, Seth Dupee 59, Jonathan Cornell 63, Owen Vareschi 64, Aidan Roberts 96.
Birdies — Fitzgibbons No. 4, No. 8. Cowell No. 6.
Hoosac Valley 169, Mount Everett 190
GREAT BARRINGTON — At Egremont Country Club, Derek Alibozek shot a 39 to earn medalist honors as Hoosac Valley went on the road and beat Mount Everett.
All four of Hoosac's scoring golfers shot 46 or less. Only Spencer Broderick, who shot 46, reached that mark for the Eagles. Hoosac's Hayden Grimes birdied the par-3 sixth hole.
Hoosac Valley (169)
Derek Alibozek 39, Henry Sniezek 42, Hayden Grimes 42, Corbin Craig 61, Luc Trombley 46, Colby Rougeau 59.
Mount Everett (190)
Cooper Rothvoss 51, Kolby Bleau 48, Tucker Wilkinson 49, Colby Stevens 47, Luke Bleau 49, Spencer Broderick 46.
Birdies — Grimes No. 6.
Lee 174, Monument Mountain 198
GREAT BARRINGTON — At Wyantenuck Country Club, Thomas Fraser shot 40 and was the medalist in Lee's win over Monument Mountain.
Lee's Hunter Roosa had the only birdie, shooting a four on the par-5 fifth hole.
Thomas Fraser 40, Hunter Roosa 45, Colin Finnegan 44, Camden Redstone 50, Dylan Ely 45, Lucas Bombardier 57.
Monument Mountain (198)
Max Joyner 49, Brady Whalen 64, Jackson Cunningham 53, Curt Wilton 47, Matthew Iemolini 52, Noah Helmke 50.
Birdies — Roosa No. 5.
Lenox 172, Taconic 180
LENOX — At Cranwell, Taconic's Mike Kays had a pair of birdies and shot a 39 to earn medalist honors. But the Millionaires had five golfers finish within four strokes of each other to earn the team win.
"What I like is we don't have any one kid who can score in the mid to high 30s yet," said Lenox coach Dick Salinetti. "We have to be consistent thru the lineup, which we were today."
Max DiGrigoli and Noah Hunter shot 42s, Brendan Hayden and Ricky Armstrong shot 44 and Ben Haddad shot 46 for Lenox.
Mike Kays 39, Connor Champoux 40, Derek Wurtenberger 60, Andrew King 58, Brent Arseneau 43, Mike Slocik 64.
Max DiGrigoli 42, Brendan Hayden 44, Noah Hunter 42, Ricky Armstrong 44, Ben Haddad 46, Cliff Flynn 49.
Birdies — Kays, No. 2, No. 4; DiGrigoli, No. 9; Hunter No. 4.
Mount Greylock 185, Wahconah 208
DALTON — Mount Greylock tamed the back nine at the Wahconah Country Club, earning a win over Wahconah (6-7).
Greylock's Ben Gilooly and Wahconah's Nate Dos Santos shared medalist honors, shooting 40s.
The loss gives Wahconah one last chance at qualifying for the Western Mass. tournament. The Warriors final match of the regular season is Tuesday at Lee.
"We played the tougher back nine," Wahconah coach Pete Terpak said. "We're trying to sneak into Western Mass. ... Ben and Nate played well. I'm sure you'll see those guys at the [Berkshire County] Classic battling it out [Sunday]."
Ben Gilooly 40, Tenley Smith 47, Brayden Smith 48, Connor Daley 50, Bennett Zimmerman 52, Lilly Defreites 60.
Nate Dos Santos 40, Victoria Orlandi 56, John-Michael Kowalczyk 56, Daniel Wilson 56, Caden Frazier 57, Darin Cluran 58.
Birdies — MG: (Gilooly No. 15)
Monument Mountain 0, Lenox 0
LENOX — Lenox coach Kyle Zinchuk said that it was not a day for offenses.
"Great defensive effort and organized play from both sides today led to a scoreless draw," he wrote in an email "I thought in the first half, we played a little tentatively and Monument took advantage and held possession for much of the half. However, I was pleased with our response in the second half, as we were able to play more aggressively."
Sophie Patella had 13 saves for Lenox and Helen Pajeski had eight saves for Monument.
Pittsfield 4, Taconic 0
PITTSFIELD — At Kirvin Park, host Pittsfield scored four times in the first half in a shutout win over city rival Taconic.
Britney Perkett and Julia Eline-Wright each had a goal and an assist for PHS. Nicole Brindle scored her first varsity goal with three minutes left in the first half.
Hayley Tobin made seven saves to get the shutout.
Taconic 0 0 — 0
Pittsfield 4 0 — 0
P — Julia Eline-Wright (Britney Perkett), 2:41. P — Lizzie Swanson (Makailey Cookis), 3:59. P — Perkett (Sadie Supranowicz), 32:01. P — Nicole Brindle (Eline-Wright), 36:51.
Saves — T: Jackie Boateng 15. P: Hayley Tobin 7.
Drury 2, Mount Everett 0
SHEFFIELD — Visiting Drury scored once in each half, as the host Eagles continued to have difficulty in their offensive zone.
"We dominated the game," Everett coach Jess Murtagh wrote in an email, "we just couldn't convert a goal."
Mackenzie Dobbert had nine saves for the shutout for the Blue Devils.
Drury 1 1 — 2
Mount Everett 0 0 — 0
D — Julia Albright (Hayley Shook). 42:00.
D — Alison Felix (unassisted), 69:00.
Saves — D: Mackenzie Dobbert 9. ME — Madison Ullrich 2, Madeline Soudant 2.
Mount Greylock 4, Lee 1
LEE — Visiting Mount Greylock (8-3-1) scored three times in the first half and held the host Wildcats at bay to qualify for the tournament.
"It feels good, especially we didn't qualify the last two years by one point" in each season, Greylock coach Tom Ostheimer said. "It's really good to get it done and get it done early."
The Mounties last made the Division III field in 2014, losing in the quarterfinals.
"Greylock capitalized on opportunities in the box in that first half," Lee coach Lauren Finnegan wrote in an email. "We talked about things to fix for the second half, and my girls responded very well."
Shannon Finnegan's goal at 42:36 ended the shutout bid of Greylock goalkeeper Isabella Nicastro.
Lee keeper Brianna Hawley had 11 saves, giving her 493 career saves.
Greylock 3 1 — 4
Lee 0 1 — 1
MG — Livia Morales (unassisted), 18:19. MG — Karen McComish (Caroline Flynn), 18:51. MG — Clara McWeeny (Flynn), 35:48.
L — Shannon Finnegan (UA), 42:36. MG — Charlotte Rauscher (Kristen Aliberti), 54:22.
Saves — MG: Isabella Nicastro 4. L: Brianna Hawley 11.
West Springfield 3, Mount Greylock 2
WILLIAMSTOWN — A last-minute goal by West Springfield's Wai Yan Aung ended Mount Greylock's five-game unbeaten streak.
"We did well to tie it up after conceding two to a very quick and strong West Springfield team," Greylock coach Blair Dils wrote. "The intensity on both sides was very high for an independent game."
West Side's Tyler Alstede scored twice in the first 16 minutes. Greylock's Quinn Johnstadt made it 2-1 at the 18-minute mark, and Emi Soza-Foias tied the game in the 66th minute.
West Springfield 2 1 — 3
Mount Greylock 1 1 — 2
WS — Tyler Alstede (Ryan Cassidy), 6:00. WS — Alstede (Quinn Serafino), 16:00. MG — Quinn Johnstadt (unassisted), 18:00.
MG — Emi Soza-Foias (Brady Foehl), 66:00. WS — Wai Yan Aung (Cassidy), 79:00.
Saves — WS: Shane Wilkinson 2. MG: Sam Edge 1, David Falk 3.
McCann Tech 1, Franklin Tech 1
TURNERS FALLS — Josh Favre's unassisted goal with 4:19 remaining in the contest helped the Hornets earn a draw with host Franklin Tech.
The contest was scoreless at halftime, but Franklin Tech took the lead on an own goal in the 58th minute.
McCann Tech 0 1 — 1
Franklin Tech 0 1 — 1
FT — Own goal, 57:27. MT — Josh Favre (unassisted), 75:41.
Saves — MT: Devon Griswold 5. FT: Grayson Funk 10.
Mount Everett 3, Taconic 1
PITTSFIELD — Brendan Dempsey's hat trick led Mount Everett over Taconic.
Dempsey found the net twice in the first 17 minutes. He added his third goal in the 43rd minute off a feed from Jack Carpenter.
Everett 2 1 — 3
Taconic 0 1 — 1
ME — Brendan Dempsey (Anthony Lupiani), 8:00. ME — Dempsey (Lupiani), 17:00
ME — Dempsey (Jack Carpenter),43:00. T — Colin Connors (Kyle Stasiewski), 65:00
Saves — ME: Patrick Silk 6. T: Colby Sherman 12.
Drury 5, Hoosac Valley 0
ADAMS — At Renfrew Field, the Blue Devils came out after their Division IV tournament-clinching win at Wahconah with a solid performance in beating Route 8 rival Hoosac Valley.
Drury led 3-0 at halftime.
No other information was available at deadline.
Taconic 3, Mount Everett 0
PITTSFIELD — Two days after picking up a big win over Monument Mountain, Mount Everett traveled to Valentine Road on Thursday. Unfortunately for the Eagles, Taconic scored a 3-0 win. The set scores were 25-22, 25-13, 25-17.
For the Braves, Delaney Ivas had seven kills, three aces and a dig; Rachel Williams had 12 assists and five digs, while Mikayla Moss had four kills and two digs.
Devan Galli had eight assists, two aces and three digs, while Ashley Atwood had five aces and two kills.
Pittsfield 3, Wahconah 0
PITTSFIELD — Pittsfield put together a strong all-around performance for a 25-12, 25-22, 25-18 sweep of Wahconah.
Mya Manson led Pittsfield with 11 assists. Kamea Quetti had 11 kills and three blocks. Aimee Boulais had six kills and Lauren Mazzeo added seven digs.
Laiken Cornwell-L'Hote led Wahconah with five kills and one block. Fran Gigliotti had nine assists and three aces. Emma Parkington had three kills and nine digs.
"Everybody played great," Pittsfield coach Brian Lawton said. "We got hitting from every position. ... We struggled with passing but we've been coming along strong and that was the difference tonight."
Lee 3, Mount Anthony 0
LEE — Lee picked up its 11th win in a row with a 25-7, 25-9 and 25-12 win over Mount Anthony.
Aliyah Noel led Lee with four aces and eight assists. Jayla Speers had five kills and one dig.
Amber Metcalf had three kills for Mount Anthony. McKenzie Mayhew added four assists.
Lenox 3, Monument Mountain 0
LENOX — Lenox (11-1) made quick work of Monument Mountain, earning a 25-18, 25-12, 25-11 sweep.
Anna Lynch led the Millionaires with four aces and 12 digs. BomBee Lahart had eight kills, two aces and one dig. Kianna Black added 10 kills and two digs.
Alexa Troiano had two aces, seven digs, four kills and one block for Monument. Alyssa Mack had one ace, nine digs and four kills. Grace VanSant had three aces and five assists.
MCLA volleyball 3, Castleton 0
NORTH ADAMS — Host MCLA beat Castleton in three sets. The scores were 25-10, 25-13, 25-12.
Alyssa Keegan had 10 kills to lead the Trailblazers, while Tayler Wiese had 17 assists and Natasha Stewart had 15 assists.
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