Baseball roundup: McCann Tech tops Smith Vocational
NORTH ADAMS — McCann Tech's Mike Ferrara had a strong all-around game, leading the Hornets to a 2-1 win over Smith Vocational on Tuesday.
Ferrara hit a walk-off double in the seventh inning for the Hornets. Rob Pecor started the inning reaching base on a hit by pitch. Eathan Heller couldn't move the runner up on a sacrifice, but hit a two-strike pitch for a single. Ferrara then hit a one-out double, scoring Pecor. Ferrara earned the win on the mound as well, going the distance, striking out four and walking one.
"He's our No. 3 [starter], and he issued his first walk in 16 innings today," McCann coach Pat Ryan said. "He pounds the strike zone. He allows the team to put the ball in play and our defense makes the play."
Kevin Wackerbarth and Wendoloski. Mike Ferrara and Charlie Bohl. W — Ferrara. L — Wendoloski. 2B — MT 1 (Ferrara)
MOUNT EVERETT 4, TWIN VALLEY 3
SHEFFIELD >> Mount Everett's Nick Tomich regrouped from early control issues and some Eagle defensive mistakes to earn the win.
Tomich issued four walks in the first two innings, allowing Twin Valley to take a 3-1 lead. The Eagles kept chipping away at the deficit, however, and Cavan Brady drove in Nolan Dupont for the winning RBI double in the sixth inning.
Tomich struck out six and allowed one earned run. Brady went 2 for 3 with 3 RBI.
"Nick Tomich did a great job," Everett coach Jesse Carpenter said. "He gutted one out. ... He really limited the damage and got an impressive win."
Chris Robinson (1), James McGovern (1), Rafus (2), Kyle Murdock (2) and Logan Pack. Nick Tomich and Tim Robitaille (4), Patrick Silk (3). W — Tomich. L — Murdock. 2B — ME 2 (Brenden Dempsey 1, Cavan Brady 1).
PITTSFIELD 6, MONUMENT MOUNTAIN 0
GREAT BARRINGTON >> Pittsfield's Isaiah Provencher led the Generals to victory with a two-hit shutout over Monument Mountain.
Provencher struck out five and walked two. He went 2 for 3 at the plate as well. Matt Newton added two hits.
Isaiah Provencher and Austin Houghtaling. Jared Henry (5 2/3) Nate Cormier (1/3), Graham Herrick (1) and Branden Perry. W — Provencher. L — Henry. 2B — MM 1 (Dominic DeFelice).
MOUNT GREYLOCK 24, ST. JOSEPH 1
PITTSFIELD >> Mount Greylock used its 17-hit outburst to defeat St. Joseph. Eight of the 24 hits were for extra bases. Six Mounties had two-hit performances.
Eli Osthiemer had a home run and four RBI. Zach Condon had two hits and three RBI. Josh Jezouit hit a grand slam. Cam Winters led St. Joe with two hits.
Adam Petricca (3), Alex Backiel (2) and Eli Osthiemer. Cam Winters (2), Joey Maynard (0+), Luis Ortiz (1), Robert Patterson (2) and Patterson (3) Winters (2).
W — Petricca. L — Winters. 2B — 5 (Jack Milne, Nick Rondeau, Cal Messina, Phil Guest, Cole Wojkowski). HR — MG 3 (Josh Jezouit, Zach Condon, Eli Osthiemer).
WAHCONAH 6, LEE 1
DALTON >> The Warriors (8-6) bounced back from Monday's loss to Taconic with a big win over Lee.
Ben Schmitt pitched the first five innings and did not give up a run.
Matt Schneider had a double and a two-run home run in the fifth to lead the Warriors, who still need two wins to qualify for Western Mass.
"I was pleased with how they bounced back," said Wahconah coach Rob Cowdrey. "We didn't let [the loss] linger the entire game."
Devyn Olds (5), Zack Wilson (1) and Bryce Whalen. Ben Schmitt (5), Ty Cowdrey (1), Shane Sinopoli (1) and Matt Schneider (5), Tanner Campbell (2). W—Schmitt. L—Olds. 2B—W 2 (Austin Cancilla, Schneider). 3B—W 2 (Cam Taylor, Noah Bracci). HR—W (Schneider).
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