Tuesday September 25, 2012

PITTSFIELD -- Taconic scored first in its boys soccer game with Monument Mountain on Monday afternoon. The Spartans, however, got the last word.

Nick Masiero scored twice in the second half to break a 1-1 tie and lead the Spartans to the win.

Taconic scored first in the 37th minute thanks to Dominic Nda before Eitan Kiin equalized for Monument a minute later. Braves coach Mark Wasnewsky said his team just couldn't keep pace. Taconic had just two bench players.

"We kind of hang with teams but I think the fatigue gets us after a while," Wasnewsky said.

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Monument 1 3 -- 4

Taconic 1 0 -- 1

First Half

T -- Dominic Nda (Faisal Braimah), 37:00.

M -- Eitan Kiin (UA), 38:00.

Second Half

M -- Nick Masiero (Curt Rathbun), 51:00.

M -- Masiero (UA), 70:00.

M -- Henri Morrison (UA), 72:00.

Saves -- M: Aaron House 0; T: Kevin Squires 7.

Hoosac 3, St. Joe's 0

PITTSFIELD -- Hoosac Valley scored three goals in the first half to grab the win.

Shaun Knapp got the Hurricanes on the board 10 minutes in. Matt Bresett and Nick Ryan added a goal and an assist each for Hoosac.

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Hoosac 3 0 -- 0

St. Joseph's 0 0 -- 0

First Half

H -- Shaun Knapp (Nick Ryan), 9:22.

H -- Matt Bresett (Steven Crouch), 27:48.

H -- Ryan (Bresett), 30:39.

Keepers -- H: Tom Galisa; SJ: Shaun Parzick.

Girls Soccer
Pittsfield 2, Hoosac 1

CHESHIRE -- The Hurricanes played tough defense and got a goal on their only shot of the game but it wasn't enough against the Generals.

Kara Alfonsi and Aleah Sangiovanni scored first-half goals to power Pittsfield to the win. Danielle Beauchemin's breakaway goal in the 45th minute broke the Generals' shutout streak of more than 500 minutes dating back to the season opener.

"We were thrilled with the way we played," said Hoosac coach Blair Mahar.

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Pittsfield 2 0 -- 2

Hoosac 0 1 -- 1

First Half

P -- Kara Alfonsi (Courtney McLaughlin), 13:24.

P -- Aleah Sangiovanni (Allie Supranowicz), 18:31.

Second Half

H -- Danielle Beauchemin (UA), 44:59.

Saves -- P: Allie Hunt 0; H: Megan Richardson 11.

Lenox 2, Drury 0

LENOX -- The host Millionaires (4-1) forced Drury keeper Ali Tatro to make 22 saves. The two Tatro didn't get did the Blue Devils in.

Jen Delasco's 25-yard blast at the 15-minute mark put Lenox up 1-0. Eighth grader Tova Brown scored an insurance goal in the 72nd minute.

"I expected a slower start, to be honest," Lenox coach Matt Cote said of his team's early-season success. "Everyone gave me a good effort [Monday]. Our bench players are giving me good minutes."

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Drury 0 0 -- 0

Lenox 1 1 -- 2

First Half

L -- Jen Delasco (UA), 15:00.

Second Half

L --T ova Brown (UA), 72:00.

Saves -- D: Ali Tatro 22. L: Kathy Prescott 5.

Monument 2, Lee 1

GREAT BARRINGTON -- Monument earned the win over Lee. No other information was available.