DALTON -- Pittsfield's volleyball team regrouped from Tuesday's tough loss to rival Taconic to pull out a five-set victory against Wahconah on Thursday, 25-18, 21-25, 22-25, 25-9, 15-10.
The Generals took the first set 25-18 before dropping the next two. Needing a win to force a fifth set, Pittsfield played its best game of the match, winning 25-9.
Pittsfield followed the fourth set with a 15-10 victory to clinch the win.
Pittsfield's coach, Brian Lawton, said his team knows what to do in pressure situations.
"We have a lot of experience in five set matches so I had a lot of confidence heading into that final game," Lawton said.
Sam DeCarlo led the Generals with 35 assists and four aces. Sienna Carpenter and Michaela Leblanc each had 10 kills.
Emily Jordan led Wahconah with three assists, six kills and eight digs. Eliza Petithory had five aces, four kills and five digs, and Chloe Warren added 11 digs.
Both coaches said it was the best game on offense that they've seen from their teams all year.
Lawton said he credits Wahconah's solid defense for making the game difficult for his team.
"The way that Wahconah played defense -- there was at least 35 balls we hit that got dug by them. Both teams played very well," Lawton said.
Taconic 3, St. Joseph 0
PITTSFIELD -- Taconic volleyball continued its strong play with a sweep of St. Joseph, 25-4, 25-15 and 25-14. The win against the Crusaders makes the Braves the Pittsfield city champions this season.
Kate Troudy led the Braves with three kills and three aces. Sam Morse added eight assists and Kristi Stedman had four aces.
Andrea Krahforst-Lang led St. Joe with two aces, three kills and four digs and Aileen Archambault had two and kills four digs.
Taconic coach Jennifer Doerle said she gives credit to St. Joe for a strong second game.
"They were having a hard time in the first game. But they started coming back in the second. Then we got it together and got the win," Doerle said.
Lee 3, Mount Greylock 1
LEE -- The Wildcats dropped the first game to the visiting Mounties, 25-21, before bouncing back to sweep the next three games. The scores were 21-25, 25-12, 25-17, 25-22.
"I'll tell you, they are a very scrappy team," said Lee coach John Warner of Greylock. "They kept digging at everything we threw at them, and they pass really well. They pressed us all night."
Freshman setter Kendra Williams had 34 assists, a kill and two aces to lead the Wildcats. Katie Morin added 15 kills, an ace and three blocks, while Courtney Picard had 10 kills and four aces.
For Greylock, Hope Willis had 10 kills and nine blocks, Jenna Markland added 21 digs and Josie Verter added six aces.
Lenox 3, Everett 0
SHEFFIELD -- Suzanne Woller's 19 digs led Lenox to the sweep, 25-15, 25-13, 25-23.
"We had a lot of trouble with their serving, especially in the first two games," said Eagles coach Dennis Sullivan. "We played a little better in the third game, but Lenox is a good team."
Woller also had nine aces and two kills, while Lauren Carey added seven kills and five digs and Liz Mitts had nine kills and two aces for the winners.
Everett was led by Kayla Krom's six kills and three aces and Parker Snyder's four aces and three digs.