High school roundup: Lenox boys soccer wins 5-0 over Monument
LENOX — The Lenox boys soccer team made it two consecutive wins to open the season after a 5-0 victory over Monument Mountain on Thursday afternoon.
The Millionaires (2-0, 1-0 Berkshire North) were led offensively by Nic Baruch's hat trick and Ian Laurin's three assists.
"I know [Monument] just had a tough game against PHS," Lenox coach Dave Pugh said. "They had a few key guys out. Overall we possessed the ball really well. Matt Heim was the MVP, he was the center back, and he really controlled the game from in front of the goalie."
Matt Tibbetts recorded a shutout for Lenox. Monument is 0-2, 0-2.
L — Nic Baruch (Ian Laurin). L — Matt Heim (unassisted). L — Baruch (Laurin). L — Baruch (Laurin).
L — Alec Jordan (Keveen Delgado).
Saves — M: Kevin Kelly 6. L: Matt Tibbetts 2.
PITTSFIELD 4, WAHCONAH 0
PITTSFIELD >> At Kirvin Park, Jackson Rich scored two goals in the first half as Pittsfield (2-0, 2-0 Berkshire North) rolled to the win over Wahconah (0-2, 0-2).
Rich, a senior midfielder, has now scored three goals in his team's first two games. He scored 10 goals all of last season. Rich also assisted on a goal by Cristian Mendez in the 78th minute.
Jon Bile had three saves for PHS, recording his second shutout in as many games.
P—Jackson Rich (Evan Dempsey) 26:22. P—Rich (UA) 31:12.
P—Dempsey (UA), 77:38. P—Cristian Mendez (Rich) 77:55.
Saves—W: Anthony DonDiego 14. P: Jon Bile 3.
HOOSAC VALLEY 4, TACONIC 2
CHESHIRE >> Taconic struck first, but Hoosac Valley scored three unanswered goals in the first half to defeat Taconic.
Keegan McGrath led Hoosac (1-1, 1-1 Berkshire South) with two goals and one assist. Steve Crouch added two goals. Colin Connors and Jason Peprah scored for Taconic (0-2, 0-2).
T: Colin Connors (Trevor Coleman) 1:25. HV: Keegan McGrath (Paolo Kareh). HV: Crouch (McGrath), HV: Crouch (Braidee Greene).
T: Jason Peprah (unassisted). HV: Keegan McGrath, (Greene).
Saves — HV; Jayden Cooper 0. T: Cody Latimer 4.
MCCANN TECH 0, WESTFIELD TECH 0
WESTFIELD >> Neither Westfield Tech nor McCann Tech could penetrate the opposing defense, playing to a scoreless tie.
Nico Moreno made six saves for McCann (0-0-1). Anatoly Suprunchuck made six saves for Westfield Tech.
Saves — MT: Nico Moreno 6. WT: Anatoly Suprunchuck 6.
DRURY 5, GREENFIELD 1
NORTH ADAMS >> Drury earned a commanding win over Greenfield as the Blue Devils moved to a 2-0 record.
Drury jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first half. The Blue Devils scored three more times in the second half, before Greenfield finally got on the scoreboard with 4 minutes and 40 seconds left in the game. Five different Blue Devils scored.
D — Connor Clark (Bryce Webb), 27:25. D — Jon Boland (Max Daugherty), 29.18.
D — Daugherty (Boland), 47:40. D — Reece Racette (Boland), 48:40. D — Jacob Brayman (Jordan Todd), 74.25. G — Anjou Kang (unassisted), 76:20.
Saves — Greenfield: Hunter Campbell 13. Drury: Brian Christian 3, Corbin Rumbolt 2.
MOUNT EVERETT 1, BERLIN (N.Y.) 0
NEW LEBANON, N.Y. >> Mount Everett picked up a one-goal win to move on to the final of the New Lebanon Tournament.
Gwendolyn Carpenter scored the game-winner in the 65th minute of the game for the Eagles (1-0). Goalie Madison Ullrich registered six saves for Mount Everett.
The championship will be played at 5 p.m. on Saturday against either Taconic Hills or New Lebanon.
M — Gwendolyn Carpenter (unassisted).
Saves — M: Madison Ullrich 6. B — Haley Maxon 15.
MONUMENT MOUNTAIN 2, WAHCONAH 1
DALTON >> Wednesday night, visiting Monument scored twice in the second half to hold off Wahconah in the season opener for both teams.
Aubrey Blanchard had the first goal for the Spartans (1-0, 1-0 Berkshire North), and she assisted on Zufan Bazzano's game-winning goal. Emmy Cote scored on a penalty kick for Wahconah.
Wahconah was scheduled to play Pittsfield Thursday in an attempt to get to .500, but the game was postponed because of lightning. It will be rescheduled.
MM—Aubrey Blanchard (Olivia Jaffe), 43:35. MM—Zufan Bazzano (Blanchard) 48:32. W—Emmy Cote (PK), 58:01.
Goalies—MM: Emily Rada. W: Sage Howes.
PITTSFIELD 3, MOUNT EVERETT 0
PITTSFIELD >> The Generals picked up a 25-14, 25-10, 25-17 victory over Mount Everett to move to 2-0 on the season.
Riley Nichols had 17 assists and five kills for Pittsfield while Anna Quinto registered five kills. Also for the Generals, Nicole LaPierre recorded three kills and two aces while Katara Mullett had seven aces and five kills.
"We were kind of disappointed in our passing in our first match," Pittsfield coach Brian Lawton said. "We were much happier with our passing tonight."
For Mount Everett (0-1), Kayla Krom had seven kills and an ace while Maria DeManby registered two aces. Chandler DeGrenier recorded two assists and two kills for the Eagles.
LEE 3, WAHCONAH 0
LEE >> The Wildcats (1-1, 1-1 Berkshire North) evened their record with a three-set win over Wahconah (1-1, 1-1). The scores were 25-12, 25-22, 25-8.
Wildcat coach John Warner said he was much more pleased with his squad's performance than he was in the opener, a loss to Mount Greylock.
"The offense came alive," he said. "That was the message I had given them."
For the Wildcats, Kendra Williams had two kills, an ace and a game-high 19 assists. Shenna Tyer had five kills, an ace and two assists, while freshman Suriana Lee had a team-high seven kills.
Wahconah was led by Emma Parkington's six kills, seven digs and four blocks. Francesca Gigliotti chipped in with seven assists, two blocks and a kill for the Warriors.
LENOX 3, TACONIC 2
PITTSFIELD >> Taconic let a two-game lead slip away, as Lenox rallied back for the 21-25, 20-25, 25-21, 25-14, 15-12 win.
BomBee Lahart led the Millionaires (1-0, 1-0 Berkshire South) with 17 kills, three aces and four digs. Victoria Vittori had 16 kills and five digs, Morgan Levesque had five aces, four kills and 22 assists.
Jasmine Rodriguez led Taconic (0-1, 0-1) with 10 kills and two digs. Roselyn Vega had 14 kills. Julia Kalinowsky added two aces, 34 assists and four kills.
"I think we let our guard down," Taconic coach Jenn Doerle said on losing the lead. " We played our hearts out, we just lost a little steam."
HOOSAC 172, ST. JOE 232
PITTSFIELD >> Hoosac Valley's Luc Trombley earned medalist honors, leading the Hurricanes over St. Joseph on the front nine of the Pontoosuc Country Club.
Trombley paced the Hurricanes (1-1) with a 39. Derek Alibozek shot a 43 and Jack and Henery Sniezek shot 45s. Jacob Felix led St. Joe (0-4) with a career-low 45.
"We're coming along," St. Joe coach Fran Brilliant said. "We have two beginners and they're starting to play better."
Jack Sniezek 45, Derek Alibozek 43, Henry Sniezek 45, Luc Trombley 39, Hayden Grimes 49, Colby Rougeau 58.
ST JOE (232)
Michael Gingras 52, Jacob Felix 45, Connor Thurston 68, Dakota Brazee 67, Michael Losardo 83.
Birdies — HV: Trombley (No. 1).
MOUNT GREYLOCK 186, MONUMENT MOUNTAIN 192
GREAT BARRINGTON >> Mount Greylock got solid scores from its entire team, allowing it to pull out a close win over Monument Mountain at Wyantenuck Country Club.
Greylock's Ben Gilooly earned medalist honors with a 41. Max Joyner led Monument with a 44. Monument had the lead coming into the clubhouse, but Hunter Sarkis' 48 allowed the Mounties to pull it out.
"When our last foursome came in we were leading, but their last man came in with a 48 and that's what did it," Monument coach Rick Iemolini said. "We were happy to be that close, but we'd like to win."
Greylock is 3-0 while Monument is 1-2.
Klye Alvarez 46, Ben Gilooly 41, Tenley Smith 60, Connor Daley 51, Bennett Zimmerman 51, Hunter Sarkis 48.
Lexi Shumsky 47, Max Joyner 44. Matthew Iemolini 56. Dylan Tinker 47, Graham Herrick 54, Kataden Jenen 65.
Birdies — MM: Tinker (No. 6).
LENOX 192, MOUNT EVERETT 232
GREAT BARRINGTON >> Noah Hunter and Matt Shields shared medalist honors in Lenox's victory over Mount Everett at Egremont Country Club.
The duo shot 46s. Colby Steves led Mount Everett with a 52.
"We just need to work on our chipping and putting," Everett coach Fred Finkle said. "That was where we struggled today."
Lenox is 1-1 overall and 1-0 in the Berkshire South. Mount Everett is 1-4, 1-2.
Noah Hunter 46, Matt Shields 46, Ricky Armstrong 50, Max DiGrigoli 54, Zach Zurrin 50, Ben Haddad 53.
Colby Stevens 52, Kolby Bleau 57, Cooper Rothvoss 62, Spencer Broderick 65, Jack Seward-Dailey 61, Tucker Wilkenson 71.
Birides — Hunter (No. 3).
LEE 183, WAHCONAH 185
DALTON >> Thomas Fraser shot a 3-over-par 36 on the back nine at Wahconah Country Club to help the undefeated Wildcats (3-0) hand Wahconah (0-1) its first loss of the year.
Fraser birdied the 16th hole, the only birdie of the day.
Fraser's score was really the difference in the match, as no other golfer — on either team — shot lower than 44. That score was turned in by Lee's Hunter Roosa. Wahconah's Jon Dos Santos shot 45.
Lee (183) — Thomas Fraser 39, Bryce Whalen 46, Hunter Roosa 44, Colin Finnegan 54, Sean McLaughlin 60, Camden Redstone 57.
Wahconah scores were not reported.
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