High school roundup: Mount Greylock boys lacrosse picks up win
NORTHAMPTON — Sean McCormack scored with 2:41 remaining to seal a 6-5 victory for the Mount Greylock boys lacrosse team over Northampton.
The Mounties entered the fourth quarter trailing 5-4, but Owen Politis tied it for Greylock with 6:08 remaining.
Reilly Parker scored twice and added two assists for the Mounties while Cal Filson registered seven saves.
Greylock goals — Reilly Parker 2, Pat Storie 1, Michael Wellspeak 1, Sean McCormack 1, Owen Politis 1. Greylock assists — Parker 1, Storie 1, Wellspeak 1, Thomas Astle 1.
Saves — MG: Cal Filson 7. N: Bryce Wall 6.
WAHCONAH 13, TACONIC 4
DALTON >> Wahconah's offense led it to victory over Taconic. Five Warriors scored goals, with Jeremy Girard leading the way with four goals and one assist. Connor Washburn had three goals and three assists. Dart Jaggi added three assists as well. Kevyn Harris led Taconic with three goals.
"Great balanced offense and ball movement," Wahconah coach Zach Sondrini said via email. "We won the ground ball and wing-play game which was our downfall versus Hoosac two days earlier."
Taconic goals — Kevyn Harris 3, Brad Cobb 1. Taconic assists — Cody Latimer 1, Cobb 1
Wahconah goals — Wyatt Schliecher 2, Jeremy Girard 4, Connor Washburn 3, Dart Jaggi 3, Cullen Harrington 1. Wahconah assists — Schliecher 1, Girard 1, Washburn 3, Kyle Gazzillo 3, Harrington 1, Matt Cedar 1.
Saves — T: Troy Schweitzer 9. W: Vinny Orlandi 8. Joe Whitaker 1.
HOOSAC VALLEY 18, MCCANN TECH 3
CHESHIRE >> Brenden Ellsworth and Tyler Jayko each scored five goals for Hoosac Valley in its victory over McCann Tech.
Vance Eugene and Bailey Trumble each scored twice for the Hurricanes while Cam Alibozek registered eight saves.
For McCann, Nick Lincoln scored twice and Mike Moreno also scored.
McCann goals — Nick Lincoln 2, Mike Moreno 1. McCann assists — Lincoln 1.
Hoosac goals — Brenden Ellsworth 5, Tyler Jayko 5, Vance Eugene 2, Bailey Trumble 2, Nick Waterman 1, Matt Hall 1, Casey Meczywor 1, Austin Mendel 1. Hoosac assists — Waterman 2, Ellsworth 1, Eugene 1, Hall 1.
Saves — MT: Jake Tower 6. HV: Cam Alibozek 8.
MOUNT ANTHONY 10, PITTSFIELD 6
BENNINGTON, VT. >> Ryan Jacoby registered a hat trick for Pittsfield, but Mount Anthony pulled out the victory.
Kevin Quinto scored twice and added an assist for PHS while Nikolai Pixley recorded 14 saves.
Pittsfield goals — Ryan Jacoby 3, Kevin Quinto 2, Sean Baruch 1. Pittsfield assists — Quinto 1, Baruch 1.
Saves — P: Nikolai Pixley 14.
POPE FRANCIS 3, TACONIC 2
PITTSFIELD >> In a matchup of two of the top teams in Western Mass. so far this season, Pope Francis eked a victory out over Taconic.
Jake McNeice pitched six innings for the Braves, striking out four and walking none while allowing four hits and one earned run.
Ryan Abel contributed two hits for Taconic, including a double while McNeice also doubled.
The Braves had second and third with one out in the bottom of the seventh with a chance to tie the game, but they couldn't get a run across.
Taconic had just played the night before in Troy, N.Y., before a quick turnaround to Saturday's game, but coach Kevin Stannard didn't use that as an excuse.
"We didn't execute," he said. "Mentally, we weren't into the game. I expect the kids will rebound and regain their focus and be ready to go this week."
Kris Alvarado and Kevin Murphy. Jake McNeice (6), Jake Flynn (1) and Brett Murphy. W — Alvarado. L — McNeice. 2B — T 2 (Ryan Abel, McNeice).
EAST LONGMEADOW 9, MOUNT GREYLOCK 6
WILLIAMSTOWN >> East Longmeadow capitalized on Mount Greylock's errors, leading to a road victory. The Spartans scored three unearned runs on four errors and those proved to be the difference. Danny Miller led East Longmeadow with three hits and three RBI. Eli Ostheimer led Greylock with two hits and three RBI. Brandon Condon had two hits and a run scored. Brodie Altiere took the loss, allowing four runs in four innings.
Andrew Smith (3 2/3), Alden Baxter (2 1/3), Joe Baxter (1) and N/A. Brodie Altiere (4), Brandon Condon (3) and Eli Ostheimer.
BURR AND BURTON 5, WAHCONAH 0
DALTON >> Errors plagued Wahconah's defense leading to five unearned runs in a loss to Burr and Burton (Vt.).
In addition to poor defense, the Warriors could not get the timely hit when necessary. They had the bases loaded with one out in the third, but could not produce a run. The host left eight men on base total.
Jon Iris and W. Palmer. Gage Frasier (6 1/3), Trevor Salvini (2/3) and Matt Schneider. W — Iris. L — Frasier.
HOOSAC VALLEY 30, ST. JOSEPH 1
CHESHIRE >> Hoosac Valley's offense was firing on all cylinders, leading to a big win over St. Joseph.
The Hurricanes had 23 hits total, scoring 18 times in the second inning. Noah Matrigali led Hoosac with five hits and five RBI. Matt Koperniak had five hits. Jake Swistak had three hits and three RBI.
Brent Arseneau (2), Luis Ortiz (2) and Hunter Fox. John Krol (3), Kevin Kogut (2) and Jake Swistak. W — Krol. L — Areseneau. 2B — HV 1 (Swistak), 3B — 3 (Matrigalli 3).
SOUTHWICK 4, MONUMENT MOUNTAIN 1
SOUTHWICK >> Jake Goodreau's fifth inning two-run homer run lifted Southwick to victory over Monument Mountain. Branden Perry took the loss for the Spartans. Andrew Mitchell struck out four in the winning effort. Tyler Wade had two hits for Monument.
Branden Perry (4), Jared Henry (1), Nate Cormier (1) and Dominic DeFelice. Andrew Mitchell and Jake Goodreau. W — Mitchell. L — Perry. 2B — S 1 (Bart Shea). HR — S 1 (Goodreau).
PITTSFIELD 7, DRURY 2
PITTSFIELD >> Pittsfield used a four-run second inning to defeat Drury.
With one out, Simon Nassif hit a triple and scored on a Chris Tracy sacrifice fly. Griffin Manns reached on an error. Gabe Coyne hit a single and Shane Tierney got hit by a pitch, loading the bases. Quinn Matthews capped the rally with a two RBI single. Sam Fick earned the win, striking out seven. He did not walk a batter.
Connor Clark and Kody Crosier. Sam Fick and Austin Houghtaling (6), Isaiah Provencher (1). 2B — P Jordan Nassif. 3B — D 1 (Logan Rumbolt). P 1 (Simon Nassif).
MILLIS SWEEPS LENOX
LENOX >> Millis put together two strong performances in its doubleheader sweep of Lenox. Carly Wenzel pitched a perfect game for the Mohawks in the first, winning 7-0. The offense carried them in the second game, winning 17-0. Wenzel struck out 14 in the perfect game. She added a hit and two RBI as well. In the second game, Lenox's Kasey Valle drove in one run, but that was not enough. The Mohawks used a 19-hit effort to generate 17 runs.
Wenzel and N/A. Anna Lynch and Morgan Levesque. W — Wenzel. L — Lynch. 2B — M 2 (Wenzel, Whelan).
Wine and N/A. Anna Lynch and Morgan Levesque. W — Wine. L — Lynch. 2B — M 3 (Whalen, Cullen, Dibona).
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