PITTSFIELD -- Andrea Krahforst-Lang had 12 kills, 14 assists and three aces to lead St. Joseph to its first volleyball win of the year, a thrilling 3-2 win over New Lebanon, 15-25, 20-25, 25-23, 25-19, 15-8. The Crusaders trailed 0-2 to rally.
"We kept playing, and the momntum swung to us in that third game," said Crusader coach Peter Strack. "I thought our defense picked up, especially in the third game."
Trailing 6-1 in the final contest, the Crusaders ran off six consecutive points to take a lead they never lost.
In addition to Krahforst-Lang, Leanne hamilton had five aces, five kills and 10 assists and Aileen Archambault added three aces, four kills and five digs.
New Lebanon was led by Geanie Smith, with 11 aces and Brianne Springstead with five aces.
Easthampton 3, Wahconah 2
EASTHAMPTON -- The Warriors took the first game of this match, but couldn't hold on against the hometown Eagles, who won 14-25, 25-21, 26-24, 21-25 and 15-6.
The third set was tied, 24-24, but the Eagles got a side out point to take the lead and scored a final point to win.
Emily Jordan had two aces, nine kills and five digs for the Warriors, while Faith Pudlo had five aces and four digs and Chloe Warren had three aces, eight assists and five digs.
Pittsfield 161, Taconic 162
PITTSFIELD -- The Braves shot very well, five golfers shooting between 39 and 43, but Pittsfield High was just a shot better. The Generals' Ryan Grande was medalist with a two-over-par 37 at the Berkshire Hills Country Club.
"Usually, 162 gets you a win," said Taconic coach Mike Hillman. "And we wanted to beat Pittsfield after they beat us by three strokes in our first match, but they were just a little bit better today."
PITTSFIELD (161) -- Ryan Grande 37, Nick Martin 47, Jerry McDonough 42, Justin Martin 38, Austin O'Neill 49, Dennis Cooney 44.
TACONIC (162) -- Mitch Omelenchuck 39, T-Bone Lingebach 40, John Keegan 40, Ross Omelenchuck 46, Matt Ferris 43, Brett Murphy 43.
Birdies -- Taconic: M. Omelenchuck (No. 8), Langebach (No. 4). PHS: Grande (No. 4).
Greylock 172, Hoosac 203
WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Mounties (5-9) may not be moving on to Western Mass. Division II tournament play, but coach Luke Polidoro is feeling pretty good about his team.
After dropping a heartbreaker at Drury to knock the Mounties out of tourney contention, they came back to post a 31-stroke victory over Hoosac Valley on the par-36 front nine at Waubeeka. Polidoro said that his team is average score is 14 strokes lower than it was a year ago.
"The kids have been working hard," he said. "To get a win this week was a good thing."
Greylock's Nick Dastoli shot a 3-over-par 39 to earn medalist honors. He was the only player on either team to break 40.
MOUNT GREYLOCK (172) -- Matt Wiseman 42, Kyle Alvarez 55, Steve Jayko 47, Nick Dastoli 39, Aaron St. Martin 50, Lilly Crolius 48.
HOOSAC VALLEY (203) -- Keith Pero 49, Ty Clark 54, Matt Burdick 57, Mike Lemanski 45, Eric Sniezek 55, Jack Sniezek 55.