Dooley leads Lee to girls basketball win at Wahconah


DALTON -- Eileen Dooley scored a game-high 18 points to lead Lee High School to a 38-33 win over Wahconah in a game involving two tournament-bound squads.

The game was tight throughout, and the Wildcats led, 36-33 with 40 seconds left.

"But we couldn't convert, and Dooley got a transition basket," said Warrior coach June Blake. "It was a close game all the way."

Maddie Sprague led Wahconah with 10 points.

Pittsfield 60, Taconic 30

PITTSFIELD -- The Braves trailed only 23-17 at halftime, but the home team turned up the pressure in the second half.

"Angela [O'Neil] hit three 3-pointers in the first half, and [Taconic] kept it close," said Pittsfield coach Joe Racicot. "But in the second half, we began to play a little better, especially defensively."

O'Neil led Taconic with 17, while Courtney McLaughlin added 17 for the Generals.

Lenox 67, Greylock 32

LENOX -- The Millionaires controlled this contest almost from the opening tip.

"We did what we needed to do," said Millionaires' coach Nicole Patella. "Everybody played and all but two of our players scored."

Lucy Barrett's 17 was tops for the Mounties, while Hayden Zinchuk had 23 and Liz Mitts 20 for Lenox.

Drury 52, Monument 25

GREAT BARRINGTON -- The Blue Devils raced out to a quick 17-2 lead after one quarter, holding Monument scoreless from the field. Both points came on free throws from Hannah Rolf.

Danielle Racette led the charge offensively, scoring a game-high 12 points. Shannon Garvey also continued her hot shooting, despite playing just four minutes in the first half due to foul trouble. She finished the game with 10 points.

The win extends Drury's streak to eight games. It will finish a game behind Lee in the North Division race.

Vanessa Troiano led the Spartans with 10 points.

McCann 47, Pathfinder 35

NORTH ADAMS -- The Hornets put an end to the season by playing sound offense and defense.

Josh Superneau led the way scoring a game-high 11 points.

Toby Alves also contributed solid playing time. The senior got the start on senior night for the Hornets. He contributed four points and added sound defense.

"We played really well," coach Mike Nykorchuck said. "It's a pretty satisfying win for us to end the year, especially the way the last month has been."

The Hornets end the season at 8-12 and 7-7 in the Tri-County.

Wahconah 9,
Chicopee Comp 4

CHICOPEE -- The Warriors, after this win, have scored 22 goals in their last two victories. Clearly, going into the Western Mass. tournament, the offense does not concern Wahconah coach Don Disbrow.

"We kind of knew [it was good] all season," he said. "Right now, we're trying to work on tightening up our defense."

And how did that go Wednesday?

"It was OK," Disbrow said. "There were some good things out there that we saw. We've got a big test Friday against East Longmeadow. We're trying to get ramped up for the speed which we'll be playing against [in Western Mass.]."

Ryan Ouimet had a hat trick for the victors, with Nick Montferret and Lane Grogan adding two goals each. Roger Stedman made 16 saves for Wahconah.


Wahconah 2 5 2 -- 9

Chicopee Comp 1 3 0 -- 4

First Period

W--Senecal (Ouimet), 14:25

C--Travis Seymour (Jeremy Long), 5:49

W--Ouimet (Senecal, Jamross), 4:50

Second Period

C--David Stearly (UA), 14:13

C--Seymour (Stearly), 12:52

W--Jamross (Ouimet), 11:48

W--Montferret (Ouimet), 10:10

W--Montferret (Jamross, Grogan), 6:21

W--Ouimet (Grogan, Montferret), 3:45

C--Stearly (Luke Downey), 2:28

W--Grogan (Ouimet), 1:59

Third Period

W--Ouimet (Grogan), 14:13

W--Grogan (Ouimet), 1:17

Saves: W--Roger Stedman 16. C--Jamie Hannah 34.


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