High school roundup: Mount Everett softball blanks Lenox
LENOX >> The Mount Everett softball team earned its second win in as many days with a dominant 12-0 victory over Lenox in five innings.
Chandler DeGrenier pitched five innings of two-hit ball for the Eagles, striking out 10. Gwendolyn Carpenter led the offense with four hits. Morgan DeGrenier added three RBI. Everett took an 11-0 lead after two innings. The visitors scored their final run in the fourth. Anna Lynch led Lenox (0-2) with two hits.
Chandler DeGrenier and Morgan DeGrenier. Anna Lynch and Molly O'Brien. W — C. DeGrenier. L — Lynch. 2B — ME 3 (Carpenter 2, C. DeGrenier).
LEE 8, MCCANN TECH 3
LEE >> McCann Tech jumped out to a quick lead, but Lee answered, tying the score in the third and using a four-run fourth to ice the game. Alanza Quinones, Aimee Dowling and Michaela Malloy had one RBI each for McCann.
Courtney Picard led Lee with two hits including a home run, driving in four runs. Kendra Williams drove in two runs on two hits. Shannon Finnegan added two hits and scored three runs. Williams picked up the win in the circle as well, scattering four hits while striking out five.
Haley Malloy and Aubrey Tetlow. Kendra Williams and Shannon Finnegan. W — Williams. L — Malloy. 2B — L 1 (Williams). 3B MT — 1 (Alcombright). HR — 1 L (Picard).
MOUNT GREYLOCK 20, MOUNT EVERETT 1
SHEFFIELD >> Mount Greylock used 17 hits to generate 20 runs in a rout of Mount Everett. The Mounties scored seven runs in the first, three in the third and 10 runs over the last three innings. Two Mounties combined to allow two hits. Brodie Altiere threw three scoreless innings, striking out six and allowing no hits. Brandon Condon relieved Altiere. In addition to surrendering 17 hits, nine Mount Everett errors doomed the Eagles, allowing Greylock to build its lead.
"A combination of pitching and fielding," Everett coach Jesse Carpenter said of his team's struggles. "We struggled with control. We walked five in the first and we had trouble fielding. Untimely errors extended innings."
Brodie Altiere (3), Brandon Condon (3) and Hunter Abriel (4), Nick Rondeau (2). Brendan Dempsey (1), Matt Morehouse (3) and Jimmy Gulotta (2) and Patrick Silk (3), Nick Tomich (3). 2B — MG (Ostheimer).
MOUNT GREYLOCK 15, PITTSFIELD 4
WILLIAMSTOWN >> Lauren Aliberti and Emma Polumbo each scored four times for Mount Greylock in its win over Pittsfield.
Sarah Stripp added a hat trick for the Mounties (2-0) while Julia Whitney registered nine saves.
Pittsfield drops to 0-2 with the loss.
Mount Greylock goals — Lauren Aliberti 4, Emma Polumbo 4, Sarah Stripp 3, Ari Walden 2, Maggie Rorke 1, Caroline Flynn 1. Mount Greylock assists — Karen McComish 1, Walden 1.
Saves — MG: Julia Whitney 9.
WAHCONAH 9, POPE FRANCIS 3
CHICOPEE >> Emmy Cote recorded a hat trick and added two assists for Wahconah in its six-goal victory against Pope Francis.
Perin Genaway and Kenna McIlquham each scored twice for the Warriors (2-0) while Katie Bachli had four saves.
Julia Talbot scored and added an assist for Pope Francis.
Wahconah goals — Emmy Cote 3, Perin Genaway 2, Kenna McIlquham 2, Hannah Rueger 1, Lily Howes 1. Wahconah assists — Cote 2, Genaway 1, Becky Steele 1.
Pope Francis goals — Julia Talbot 1, Cady Tyburski 1, Meg Goncalves 1. Pope Francis assists — Talbot 1.
Saves - W: Katie Bachli 4. P: Lexis Dufault 5.
LEE TENNIS SWEEPS TURNERS FALLS FOR THE SECOND DAY IN A ROW.
MONTAGUE >> For the second day in a row, the Lee boys tennis team defeated Turners Falls, winning 4-1. The girls also won 4-1. Ibz Zia won in straight sets at No. 1 singles 6-3, 7-5. Jed Devarannes needed three sets to pull out a 6-1, 3-6, 6-4 win over Ricky Craver at No. 3 singles. Avery Palmer notched the Indians' lone win at No. 2 singles.
Alysha Wozniak earned the Turners girls team's lone win at No. 1 single beating Sarah Winston 6-3, 6-2. Suriana Lee pulled out a tough win at No. 2 singles, battling back after dropping the first set for a 3-6, 6-0, 6-1 win. Lee coach Norma Comalli said Lee worked on keeping her shots in play, taking some velocity off her shots while putting more topspin on the ball. Comalli said the first-year singles player showed a lot of mental toughness during the match.
Lee boys 4, Turners Falls 1
Singles — 1. Ibz Zia (L) def Jimmy Vaugh 6-3, 7-5. 2. Avery Palmer (TF) def. Michael Comalli 7-6, 6-4. 3. Jed Devarennes (L) def. Ricky Craver 6-1, 3-6, 6-4. Doubles — Sam Polastri/Julian Nejaime (L) def. Mason Whiteman/Nick Morin 7-5, 6-3. Lukas Loehr/Dominic Bartini (L) def. Jovanni Ruggiano/Will Turn 6-4, 7-5.
Lee girls 4, Turners Falls 1
Singles: No. 1 Alysha Wozniak def Sarah Winston 6-3, 6-2 2. Surianna Lee (L) def. Kortney Thurber 3-6, 6-0, 6-1. 3. Ava MArtin (L) def Hailey Trott 6-0, 6-0. Doubles: 1. Kate Del Signor/Anna Wanna Kali Lynch/Carlie Kretchman 6-0, 6-0, 2. Angelique Nejaime Erin Brisbee (L) Emily Sevrens/Isabella Ferrick 6-0, 6-1.
BELCHERTOWN 9, TACONIC 5
BELCHERTOWN >> Taconic took a one-goal lead after the first period, but mistakes and the inability to string passes together on offense allowed Belchertown to comeback and get the win. Belchertown scored four unanswered goals in the second period, taking a 4-1 lead into the third. The Braves cut the deficit to two heading into the fourth, but they did not have enough offense to find the equalizer. Ray Langevin led Belchertown with three goals. Tim Curry and Brad Cobb had two goals each for Taconic.
"We were flat in the second period and we did not play well in the third," Taconic coach Bill O'Brien-Garvey said. "We couldn't get the offense going. I was pleased with the defense, but too many mistakes [on offense]. Too many bad passes and dropped balls."
Taconic — Goals: Brad Cobb 2 goals, Tim Curry 2 goals, Kevyn Harris 1 goals. Assists: Sal Amaral 2 assists, Ez Stone 1 assists.
Belchertown — Goals: Ray Langevin 3 goal, Nick Makiyua 1 goal, Christian Assinus 1 goal, Jack Mecling 1 assists, Ben Merrigan 3 goals Adam Wadsworth 1 goal, Assists: Makiyua 2, Wadsworth 1, Assinus 1, Mecling 1. Saves — T: Troy Schweitzer 14 saves. B: Ryan McCarthy 12.
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