High school roundup: Lee volleyball records sweep over Wahconah
DALTON — Visiting Lee swept a close match against Wahconah on Sunday, 3-0.
Lee won by set scores of 25-18, 25-20, 25-20.
"In the first set, Lee pretty much controlled [the game]," Wahconah coach Dave Lussier said. "The second and third sets we had the lead in both sets, we just gave up a series of service runs by them which we weren't handling.
"That easily made the difference in those final two sets."
Kendra Williams had 21 assists to aid Lee (17-2, 11-2 Berkshire North) in the win. Haleigh Richardson added six kills and Bailey Thomas had five kills.
For Wahconah (11-9, 6-7), Jessica Warren had 10 digs and an ace. Lucy Sears had 10 assists, six digs and an ace, and Emma Parkington chipped in with eight kills, five digs and one ace.
Wahconah wrapped up its regular season with the loss and will now wait to find out its playoff seed in the Western Mass. tournament. Lee plays its final regular season game tonight at home.
"Even though it was a loss in three sets, we played well against a team that is probably going to get a high seed in the tournament," Lussier said. "It was a good step for us going into the tournament."
MOUNT GREYLOCK 3, WESTFIELD 2
WESTFIELD >> Mount Greylock rallied from two one-goal deficits to record a road win on Saturday night.
Gabriella Orpin leveled the game up at 1-1 with a penalty kick in the second half, then after Westfield re-took the lead in the 64th minute Orpin served up a pass for Madison Ross to bury and tie the game up again.
Ross scored the game winner in the 72nd minute.
With the win, Greylock improves to 8-8-1. The Mounties need just one point from their final regular-season game, which is on Tuesday against Pittsfield, to secure a spot in the Western Mass. tournament.
"Our backs were against the wall and we knew that," Greylock coach Tom Ostheimer said. "I was really impressed with the team in terms of how many girls stepped up and had the best game of their season. In particular Gabriella Orpin, who has been a defender for us this year, created a lot of offense."
W — Erin McDermott (Camille McKenzie), 9:16.
MG — Gabriella Orpin (penalty kick), 53:41. W — Kaela Mochak (Lindsey Kiltonic), 63:04. MG — Madison Ross (Orpin), 66:15. MG — Ross (unassisted), 71:18
Saves — MG: Rachel Voller 6. W — Lindsay Cousins 9.
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