High school golf roundup: Mount Greylock takes down Taconic
PITTSFIELD — Mount Greylock got consistent play from its entire lineup, allowing the Mounties to negate a strong round from Mike Kays and earn a 172-180 win over Taconic on Tuesday at the Berkshire Hills Country Club. The win moves Greylock (8-3, 8-3) into a tie for first in the North Division with Taconic (8-3, 8-3).
Kays earned medalist honors with a 38, but Kyle Alvarez and Ben Gilooly shot 40s to pace the Mounties. Only two Greylock golfers shot over 50. The Braves top three of Kays and Ross Omelenchuck (43) and Brent Arseneau (46) led the host.
"They played well. Their No. 5 had a 45 and the middle part of our lineup struggled," Taconic coach Mike Hillman said. "180 is a higher score for us, but we'll regroup."
Kyle Alvarez 40, Ben Gilooly 40, Bennett Zimmerman 58, Hunter Sarkis 47, Mark Hayden 45, Connor Daley 53.
Mike Kays 38, Ross Omelenchuck 43, Tim Curry 53, Connor Champoux 53, Brent Arseneau 46, Derek Wurtenberger 65.
Birdies — Greylock: Gilooly (No. 6 ). Taconic: (Kayes No. 8).
MONUMENT MOUNTAIN 193, MOUNT EVERETT 220
GREAT BARRINGTON >> The Monument Mountain (4-6, 4-6 Berkshire South) golf team kept its Western Massachusetts tournament hopes alive with a win over Mount Everett.
Max Joyner earned medallist honors with a 47. Colby Stevens led Mount Everett with a 51. Everett falls to 1-10, 1-10.
"The win keeps our Western Mass. hopes alive," Monument coach Rick Iemolini said. "We need to win three of four, hopefully when can play a little better and pull it out."
Colby Stevens 51, Tucker Wilkinson 52. Kolby Bleau 53, Cooper Rothvoss 57, Spencer Broderick 59, Adam Pickert 65.
Lexi Shumsky 50, Max Joyner 47, Matthew Iemolini 48, Dylan Ticker 48, Jackson Cunningham 50, Graham Herrick 52,
LENOX 185, ST. JOSEPH 217
LENOX >> Lenox's Noah Hunter led the Millionaires to a win over St. Joseph.
Hunter and St. Joe's Mike Gingras led all golfers with 46s. The Millionaires' No. 2 and 3 golfers made the difference, however, as Matt Shields and Max DiGrigoli came in with 47s.
"It wasn't our best performance of the year, but it was good enough for a win," Lenox coach Dick Salinetti said. "At this time in the season, every win is important."
Lenox is 6-4 overall and 6-4 in the Berkshire South. St. Joseph is 1-11, 1-11.
ST. JOE (217)
Mike Gingras 46, Jacob Felix 53, Dakota Brazee 53, Connor Thurston 65, Mike Lasardo 71, Joseph Wong 76.
Noah Hunter 46, Matt Shields 47. Max DiGrigoli 47, Ricky Armstrong 50, Ben Haddad 52, Max Kittridge 52.
WAHCONAH 165, PITTSFIELD 170
PITTSFIELD >> Wahconah's top three golfers led the Warriors to a close win over Pittsfield.
Jon Dos Santos, Colette Basiliere and Nate Dos Santos all shot 40s for the Warriors. Kevin Quinto led all golfers with a 37, but it was not enough.
"Wahconah played very well. Their top three scorers were consistent," Pittsfield coach Chris Polidoro said. "That put us on the edge. We had to get low numbers in the end and we came up short."
Jon Dos Santos 40, Colette Basiliere 40, Nate Dos Santos 40, Vinnie Orlandi 52, Sam Clayton 46, Noah Bracci 45.
Kevin Quinto 37, Ricky Berrian 43, Justin Martin 47, Jake Driscoll 43, Alex Parsons 49, Tino Burns 49.
Birdies — Wahconah: (Quinto No. 5 and 7).
MCCANN TECH 13.5, GREENFIELD 10.5
GREENFIELD >> McCann's bottom three golfers led the Hornets to victory over Greenfield.
Ryan Boudreau (No. 4), Jake Tower (No. 5) and Dalton Tatro (No. 6) all earned wins. Boudreau and Tatro earned 4-0 sweeps. Jake Tower defeated Gabe LaRouche 3-1.
McCann is 7-2 overall and 6-2 in the Bi-County North.
MCCANN TECH (13.5)
Brad Tatro 45 (.5), Cole Kratz 43 (2), Ryan Baran 45 (0), Brian Boudreau 46 (4), Jake Tower 47 (1), Dalton Tatro 48 (4).
Tyler Boissaneault 40 (3.5), George Balis 47 (2), Christian LaPlante 40 (4), Hunter Roberts 52 (0), Gabe LaRouche 52 (1), Ross Akey 55 (0).
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