Tuesday October 9, 2012

Berkshire Eagle Staff

LENOX -- Jen Delasco’s strike in the 50th minute propelled Lenox to a narrow 1-0 win over Taconic on Monday.

Delasco scored just about a minute after she had a similar shot just outside the box. The second time around she got a little more space and made the Braves pay.

"Overall the play was pretty even," said Millionaires coach Matt Cote. "It was a good team we played. We played a better second half than we did a first half. Overall, I’m real pleased."

Kathy Prescott made six saves to earn the shutout.

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Lenox 1, Taconic 0

Lenox 0 1 -- 1

Taconic 0 0 -- 0

Second Half

L -- Jen Delasco (UA), 50:00.

Saves -- L: Kathy Prescott 6; T: Kristina Walser 5.

Drury 1, Lee 0

LEE -- It was a rough day for the Lee girls soccer team.

The Wildcats missed on a penalty kick, had two direct kicks off the posts and forced Drury goalkeeper Ali Tatro to make 18 saves.

While the Wildcats couldn’t find the net, Drury’s Cori Ghidotti did in a 1-0 win for the Blue Devils Monday morning.

"I thought we had more control" of the game, said Lee coach Lauren Finnegan. "We just couldn’t find the net today -- but not for a lack of trying."

Ghidotti’s goal came in the 29th minute as she deflected a bouncing ball past Wildcat goalie Sara Middleton.


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Drury 1 0 -- 1

Lee 0 0 -- 0

First Half

D -- Cori Ghidotti (UA), 29:00.

Saves -- D: Ali Tatro 18. L: Sara Middleton 12.

St. Joe’s 6,
Hampden Charter 0

PITTSFIELD -- The Crusaders had no trouble scoring, even getting a tally from regular goalkeeper Kendall Smith in the second half.

"Today I was able to move a lot of girls in different positions," said St. Joe’s coach Betsy D’Agostino.

St. Joe’s led 2-0 at halftime. Smith capped the game with a bullet from about 15 yards beyond the box.

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St. Joe’s 2 4 -- 6

Hampden 0 0 -- 0

First Half

SJ -- Reagan Smith (Hannah Dargie), 12:21.

SJ -- Keegan McCauley (UA), 17:01.

Second Half

SJ -- Bailey Vinette (Kaitlyn Amuso), 49:00.

SJ -- Hannah Dargie (UA), 66:08.

SJ -- Emma Peplowski (UA), 69:36.

SJ -- Kendall Smith (UA), 71:48.

Saves -- SJ: Camilla Gomez 3; HC: Jamesica Valcihord 20

Monson 3, Monument 1

GREAT BARRINGTON -- The Spartans dropped this home game. No other information was available.

Golf
Lenox 163, Wahconah 191

LENOX -- At Cranwell, Kris Vahle and Cam Besse shared medalist honors as Lenox (9-1) beat Wahconah Regional.

Lenox’s four scoring golfers were all within five strokes of each other.

"We’ve been pretty consistent," Lenox coach Dick Salinetti said. "Our fourth and fifth men are improving. We’re goig to need four scores in [the Western Massachusetts Division III Tournament]."

Salinetti said that Wah conah’s young players are continuing to improve. He said it’s one of the youngest teams Wahconah coach Pete Terpak has fielded.

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LENOX (163) -- Thomas Villetto 41, Kris Vahle 39, Cam Besse 39, C.J. Meczywor 44, Patrick Conlon 44, Ben Epstein 51.

WAHCONAH (191) -- Cam Collins 43, Trevor Salvini 58, Andrew Beaudoin 49, Joe Szczepaniak 48, Nick Cervone 55, Sebastian Babeu 51.

Birdies -- Besse (No. 9), Babeu (No. 1).

Drury 163, Taconic 181

CLARKSBURG -- At the North Adams Country Club, Alex Boulger was medalist in the win for Drury (10-4).

Boulger shot a 38 and beat teammate Matt Lawrence by a stroke. They were the only two golfers to break 40.

"It was a very solid effort by my team," Drury coach Don Dagnoli said. "It’s the first time since I’ve been coach that we beat Taconic."

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DRURY (163) -- Matt Lawrence 39, Alex Boulger 38, Nick Bator 43, Jeff Hancock 48, Nick Trombley 47, Nick Boulger 43.

TACONIC (181) -- Liam Nolan 41, Matt Ferris 48, John Keegan 47, Kyle Nutting 47, Brian Bonacquisti 46, Matt Duane 52.

Birdies -- Lawrence (No. 9), A. Boulger (No. 9), Nutting (No. 4).

Cross country
Greylock girls are 7th

ORLANDO -- The Mounties traveled south for The Walt Disney World Cross Country Classic and came in second place in Saturday’s race.

Emily Kaegi was the top Greylock finisher, she placed fourth overall with a time of 20:36. Kat Chenail finished sixth in 20:58. Laura Galib placed 11th overall, Jenna Phelps was 15th, Stephanie Adamczyk was 26th, and Sophia Dastoli also got into the top 50 with a 35th place finish.

Greylock competed against seven other schools in the event.

Local colleges
MCLA volleyball

BUZZARDS BAY -- MCLA beat MASCAC rival Mass. Maritime 3-0 and Becker 3-1 on Monday.

Sam Barbarotta and An gelica Perfido each notched 10 kills on the day for the Trailblazers (7-14, 1-3 in MASCAC). Kelley Bryant had 36 digs in the two matches for MCLA.

The Trailblazers beat Becker 25-15, 25-19, 13-25 and 25-20. MCLA downed Mass. Maritime 25-9, 25-15, 25-15.

MCLA women’s tennis

NORTH ADAMS -- Freshman Danielle Wiencek earned two of MCLA’s points in a 5-4 home victory over Becker.

Wiencek, from Hoosac Valley, combined with Megan Holmes to beat Anna Pilip and Shauna Buckley 8-3 in doubles. Wiencek dropped the first set to Kerry Saltvick, but rallied for a 0-6, 6-3, 6-1 victory.

Stephanie Giardina of Pittsfield and Taconic fell to Buckley at No. 5 singles 6-1, 6-2.