High school roundup: Pittsfield softball defeats Mount Greylock
PITTSFIELD — Pittsfield's Emily Koldys threw a five-hit shutout, leading the Generals to a 5-0 win over Mount Greylock. Koldys was in complete control in the circle. She did not walk a batter and struck out seven. The Generals took a 1-0 lead in the second inning, and pulled away with a three-run fourth. Brittney Perkett had three hits. Erin Murphy had two RBI.
Fiona Kelley and Olivia DiNicola. Emily Koldys and Hayley Tobin. W — Koldys. L — Kelley. 2B — P 1 (Allie Hunt).
TURNERS FALLS 11, MOUNT EVERETT 1
MONTAGUE >> Turners Falls used two big innings to defeat Mount Everett. The Indians scored five times in the first inning and four times in the third inning, providing more than enough support for starter Mackenzie Phillips. Phillips struck out 16 Eagles and walked only one. Gwendolyn Carpenter and Marion Devoti had the only hits for Everett.
Chandler DeGrenier and Morgan DeGrenier. Mackenzie Phillips and N/A. W — Phillips. L — DeGrenier. 2B — ME 2 (Gwendolyn Carpenter, Marion Devoti). TF 4 (Putala, Arzuaga 2, Hersey). HR — TF (Murphy).
HOOSAC VALLEY 10, LEE 1
CHESHIRE >> Hoosac Valley's Kali Puppolo allowed only three hits, leading the Hurricanes to a big win over Lee. Puppolo struck out eight, walked two and was helped by strong defense behind her. The 'Canes committed only one error, while Lee committed five, leading to eight unearned runs. Kelsey Wohrle led Hoosac with two RBI.
Kali Puppolo and Alyssa Pause. Kendra Williams and Shannon Finnegan. W — Pupplo. L — Williams. 2B — HV 1 (Puppolo). HR — 1 (Kelsey Wohrle).
DRURY 7, PALMER 5
NORTH ADAMS >> Drury used its offense to withstand a late rally from Palmer, as the Blue Devils held on for a close win.
After scoring once in the first inning, Drury expanded its lead with a three-run second inning. Zach Yeaton scored after reaching base with a single. Hayden Bird added a two-run single as well. Palmer chipped away at its deficit, getting within one run after five innings. But the host iced the game in the sixth, as Bird drove in two more with a single and Logan Rumbolt added an RBI single.
Ryan Dubie got the win on the mound. He went six innings and strike out four.
Rimbold (5 1/3), Riel (2/3) and Walch. Dubie (6), Kody Crosier (1) and Crosier. W — Dubie. L — Rimbold. 3B — D 1 (Logan Rumbolt).
HOOSAC VALLEY 11, LEE 10
CHESHIRE >> Aubrey Rumbolt scored with three seconds remaining to lead Hoosac Valley to a one-goal victory over Lee.
Rumbolt and Alie Mendel each scored four times for the Hurricanes (4-2, 3-2 Berkshire League) while Claudia Bresett added a hat trick. Abi Disbrow recorded 11 saves for Hoosac.
For Lee (2-3, 1-3), Meryl Phair scored five goals while Mikayla DeSantis contributed a hat trick. Taryn Paul registered eight saves for the Wildcats.
Hoosac trailed 10-6 with five minutes remaining and scored five-straight goals to win.
Lee goals — Meryl Phair 5, Mikayla DeSantis 3, Emma Bartini 1, Ashley Barnes 1.
Hoosac Valley goals — Aubrey Rumbolt 4, Alie Mendel 4, Claudia Bresett 3.
Saves — L: Taryn Paul 8. HV: Abi Disbrow 11.
PITTSFIELD 17, MONUMENT MOUNTAIN 5
PITTSFIELD >> The Pittsfield boys lacrosse team moved back to .500 with a win over Monument Mountain on Wednesday.
Kevin Quinto led the Generals (3-3, 2-2 Berkshire League) with seven goals and four assists. Josh Kozlowski, Sean Baruch, De'Shane Johnson and Ryan Jacoby all had two goals in the win.
For Monument Mountain (5-3, 2-2), Joe LaBrasca had three goals in the loss.
"The kids came out ready to play, and it turned out to be a good day," Pittsfield coach Scott Aitken said.
Monument goals — Joe LaBrasca 3, Nigel Baldwin 1, Jake Parkinson 1. Monument assists — Homer Winston 2, Matt DiSilva 1, Connor Parkinson 1, J. Parkinson 1.
Pittsfield goals — Kevin Quinto 7, Josh Kozlowski 2, Sean Baruch 2, De'Shane Johnson 2, Ryan Jacoby 2, Brandon Murray 1, Tavian Bassett 1. Pittsfield assists — Quinto 4, Cam Giardina 3, Kozlowski 1, Baruch 1.
Saves — MM: N/A, P: Nikolai Pixley 5.
MONSON 12, MCCANN TECH 5
MONSON >> McCann Tech held its first lead of the season, going into halftime up 4-2 against Monson. From there, the inexperience of the Hornets gave way in a loss.
After playing out a 1-1 first quarter, the Hornets took a step forward as a team by taking a lead into the break.
"We played our best half of the season," McCann coach Paul Lange said. "We are getting better every game, and it felt great at halftime.
"We are a young team, we have to learn how to win. The first part of learning how to win is getting leads for once. Now, we just have to work on maintaining that lead."
The Hornets fall to 0-6 with the loss.
McCann Tech goals — Nick Lincoln 4, Cory Hartley 1. McCann Tech assists — Hartley 1, Mike Moreno 1.
Monson goals — Gabe Marquez 5, Christian Magill 2, Anthony Arrard 2, Dan Filla 1, Nick Ketterman 1, Peter Kierkla 1. Monson assists — Magill 2, Filla 1, Ketterman 1, Kyle Hamel 1.
Saves — MT: Jake Tower 14, M: Nate Bruneau 6.
LEE SWEEPS PITTSFIELD
PITTSFIELD >> The Lee boys tennis team defeated Pittsfield 3-2, and the Lee girls defeated Pittsfield 4-1.
On the boys side, Lee's strong doubles play led it to victory. Pittsfield took two points and No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively. Jed Devarennes earned Lee's lone singles win, beating James Korenman 6-0, 6-0. The deciding match came at No. 1 doubles as Sam Polastri and Julian Nejaime pulled out a 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 win.
For the girls, Pittsfield's Anna Hamel won a back-and-forth match at No. 1 singles, but Lee won the remaining matches. Sarah Winston and Maddie DeSantis won in straight sets at No. 2 and No. 3 singles. Anna Wang and Kate Delsignor also won in straight sets at No. 1 singles.
Lee boys 3, Pittsfield 2
Singles — 1. Evan Dempsey (P) def. Ibz Zia 6-4, 6-0. 2. Noah Beckwith (P) def. Michael Comalli 6-1, 6-0. 3. Jed Devarennes (L) def. James Korenman 6-0, 6-0. Doubles — 1. Sam Polastri/Julian Nejaime (L) def. David Charland/Sam Heisecke 4-6, 6-4, 2-6. Lukas Loehr/Dominic Bartini (L) def. Max Whalen/Sabio Kaddoura 3-6, 2-6.
Lee girls 4, Pittsfield 1
Singles: 1. Anna Hamel (P) def. Ava Martin 7-6 (7-3), 7-6(7-5). 2. Sarah Winston (L) def. Sharanya Ganesh 6-2, 6-2. 3. Maddie DeSantis 6-1, 6-2. Doubles: 1. Anna Wang/Kate Delsignor (L) def. Juliana Catalano 6-1, 6-2. 2. Sandra Ortega/Angelique (L) def. Mallory Northrup/Katrina Hould.
MOUNT GREYLOCK AND MOUNT EVERETT SPLIT
WILLIAMSTOWN >> The Mount Greylock boys swept Mount Everett, while the Everett girls defeated the Mounties 4-1.
The Greylock boys won all five matches in straight sets. Jacob Fink had to battle against Jonas Malicky at No. 2 singles, but he pulled out a 6-2, 7-5 win.
The Everett girls also won all its matches in straight sets. Kate Pfister earned the lone Greylock win at No. 3 singles, winning 6-1, 6-2. Julia Grober settled down after a close first set to win 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2 singles.
Mount Greylock boys 5, Mount Everett 0
Singles — 1. Gray Kaegi (MG) def. Patrick Hogelin 6-2, 6-0. 2. Jacob Fink (MG) def. Jonas Malicky 6-2, 7-5. 3. Josh Narey (MG) def. Sam Webb 6-2, 6-0. Doubles — 1. Matt Wiseman/Brady Foehl (MG) def. Graham Collopy/Eduardo Rodriguez 6-0, 6-1. 2. Sam Dils/Toby Foehl (MG) def. Seth Ives/Benny Edwards 6-0, 6-0.
Mount Everett girls 4, Mount Greylock 1.
Singles — 1. Maya Neski (ME) def. Josie Dils 6-1, 6-2. 2. Juila Groeber (ME) def. Orianna Van Slycke 6-4, 6-2. 3. Kate Pfister (MG) def. Micheala Loring 6-1, 6-2. Doubles — 1. Katelyn Dawson/Anna Dupont (ME) def. Emma Stankiewicz/Cedar Keyes 6-2, 6-4. 2. Shelby Tinker/Ashley Kerzner (ME) def. Charlotte Sanford/Hannah Gilooly 6-0, 6-2.
MONUMENT SWEEPS LENOX
GREAT BARRINGTON >> The Monument Mountain boys swept Lenox 5-0 all in straight sets, and the Monument girls earned a close 3-2 win.
The Spartan boys won in straight sets, but the Millionaires made them earn every match. Rafael Guttierez needed a tiebreaker to beat Ari Yantovsky 7-5, 7-6(7-2). Jack White and Kevin Costello also had a close match at No. 1 singles, winning 6-2, 7-5.
Monument's doubles teams helped the girls defeat Lenox. Spartans' coach Jeff Caligari said his young duo at No. 2 doubles of Gabbi DeFelice and Olivia Jaffe played well, winning 6-0, 6-1.
Monument boys 5, Lenox 0
Singles — 1. Kadin Shafiroff (MM) def. Henrik Palmer 6-2, 6-1. 2. Alec Goffin (MM) def. Hugo Hale 6-2, 6-0, 3. Rafael Guttierez (MM) def. Ari Yantovsky 7-5, 7-6(7-2). Doubles — 1. Jack White/Kevin Costello (MM) def. Kevin Coakley/Noah Kalischer-Coggins 6-2, 7-5. 2. Paolo Lichtenthal/Jonathan Mack (MM) def. Herkus Urtzinskas/Alec Jordan 6-3, 6-1.
Monument 3 girls, Lenox 2
Singles — 1. Cara Freadman (MM) def. Victoria Vittori 6-1, 6-4. 2. Morgan Hayden (L) def. Lexi Shumsky 6-1, 6-4. 3. Alex Trousilek (L) def. Ava Guadette 6-2, 5-7, 6-2. Doubles — Carly Shafiroff/Hailey Higgin (MM) def. Ella King/Sara Baron 6-0, 6-1. 2. Gabbi DeFelice/Olivia Jaffe (MM) def. Izzy Conlon/Hani Chung 6-0, 6-1.
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