SHEFFIELD -- The Hoosac Valley girls soccer team remains undefeated in the South with a convincing 2-0 win against Mount Everett on Wednesday.
The Hurricanes (12-1-3, 8-0-1) scored early in the first when MacKenzie Robinson found the net five minutes into the game.
Lilly Kronick scored the second goal of the game, and Hoosac played tight defense to secure the shut out.
Everett coach Jess Tomich said mental mistakes led to the early goals.
"We played well despite the score. Quick mental errors led to scores in the first half of he game," Tomich said.
Coach Blair Mahar said this is a big win for his team heading into the Western Massachusetts tournament.
"Going into tournament play, it's a nice win against a solid opponent," Mahar said.
Hoosac 2 0--2
Everett 0 0--0
HV -- MacKenzie Robinson (Abby Chaput), 5:00.
HV -- Lilly Kronick (unassisted), 29:00.
Saves -- Hoosac: Megan Richardson 3. Everett: Sam Hoover 11.
Pittsfield 3, Monument 0
GREAT BARRINGTON -- The Pittsfield defense limited Monument's offense throughout the game Wednesday forcing a shutout victory.
Nicole Alfonsi scored twice for the Generals. Amanda Wright scored the opening goal for Pittsfield and dished out two assists.
The loss eliminates Monument from playoff contention. Monument coach Jess Platt said Pittsfield's speed made it difficult to generate offense.
"We started off a little slow. ...We played some good soccer but PHS is a little faster. They play a really quick-paced game," Platt said.
Pittsfield 2 1--3
Monument 0 0--0
P -- Amanda Wright (Trinity Cookis), 9:00.
P -- Nicole Alfonsi (Wright), 32:00.
P -- Alfonsi (Wright), 62:00.
Saves -- Monument: Emily Shaw 8. Pittsfield: Allie Hunt 1.
Everett 4, Hampden 0
SHEFFIELD -- Everett avenged an early season loss to Hampden on the strength of a Sage Angell hat trick Wednesday.
Angell scored all three goals in the first half. The first came off a penalty kick, and the next two came 17 and 24 minutes into the first half.
The win moves the Eagles to 7-8-1 and coach Jesse Carpenter said his team has been improving as of late.
"We've been playing well recently. We got going quickly today. ...We beat Lee in the last minutes Monday and it seemed to carry over to this game," Carpenter said.
Everett 4 0--4
Hampden 0 0--0
ME -- Sage Angell (penalty kick), 4:00.
ME --Angell (unassisted), 17:00.
ME -- Angell (Dan Litchfield), 24:00.
ME -- Alec Blume (Nick Tomich), 36:00.
Saves -- Everett: Ryan Meyer 4, Hampden: Mohammet Turan 10.
Lee 3, St. Joe 0
PITTSFIELD -- St. Joseph battled with Lee after a rough first set, but the Wildcats were too much, sweeping the Crusaders on Wednesday. Lee won 25-4, 25-10, 25-13.
Shenna Tyer led Lee with seven kills. Samantha Reynolds had nine kills and Kendra Williams added 13 assists.
Leanne Hamilton led St. Joe with five digs and 13 assists. Aileen Archanbault had three kills and four digs, and Andrea Krahforst-Lang had five assists and four digs.
St. Joe coach Peter Strack said his team had trouble facing Lee's serves.
"They're a good serving team. We were having trouble with returning them. We kept up on the first couple points, but they made a run in the third [set]."
Taconic 3, Wahconah 0
DALTON -- Taconic kept its hot streak alive ,beating Wahconah in three sets, 25-21, 25-21, 25-15.
Wahconah had the lead in the first two sets before the Braves (14-3) rallied to take them.
Alyssa Doerle led Taconic with seven kills, six aces and one dig. Nyanna Slaughter had four kills, three aces and one dig, and Angela O'Neil added nine assists, two digs and one kill.
Holly Chappell led Wahconah with two aces, three kills and four digs. Emily Jordan had five aces, four kills and three digs, and Kayla Pravia added three aces, two kills and four digs.
Despite the loss, Wahconah coach Dave Lussier said he was proud of his team's performance.
"We played well against one of the better teams in the league," Lussier said.
Lenox 3, Pittsfield 1
PITTSFIELD -- Pittsfield won a back-and-forth first set before Lenox rallied to win three straight. The Millionaires dropped the first set 28-30, then won the next three 25-21, 26-24 and 25-18.
Sam DeCarlo led Pittsfield with 23 assists. Paige Hamilton had 13 kills, 15 digs and three aces, Sienna Carpenter had 12 digs, three aces and six kills and Sarah Koldys added 12 digs and two aces. Lenox statistics were not available.
Pittsfield coach Brian Lawton said the game was well played on both sides.
"I thought we were playing with them the whole night," Lawton said.