High school soccer roundup: Lenox girls defeat Lee
LEE — The Lenox girls soccer team kept its perfect South Division record intact with a 2-1 win against Lee on Thursday.
Abby Shilling put the Millionaires (8-2-1, 5-0) on the board with a goal in the 16th minute. Tova Brown scored the winner in the 44th minute. Mikayla DeSantis had Lee's lone goal.
"Overall great game played by both teams," Lee coach Lauren Finnegan said via email. "I was very proud of our defense and [Brianna] Hawley who played beautifully together."
Lee is 4-7, 1-4.
LX — Abby Shilling (Julie Pehlert), 15:38.
LX — Tova Brown (unassisted), 43:01. L — Mikayla DeSantis (unassisted).
Saves — Lenox: Taylor Knight 4. Lenox: Brianna Hawley 12.
MOUNT EVERETT 2, DRURY 0
SHEFFIELD >> Gwendolyn Carpenter led Mount Everett to victory over Drury. The win qualifies the Eagles for the Western Mass tournament.
Carpenter scored both goals for Everett (9-1, 4-1 Berkshire South). She started the scoring in the first half off a feed from Marion Devoti. In the second half, Carpenter gathered a long pass from Madeline VonRuden, dribbled around four defenders and scored.
Carpenter has four goals in her last two games.
"Against a league team that knows us well, Gwendolyn was marked up well," Everett coach Jess Murtagh said. "Aubrey Rumbolt shut her down for a lot of the game. They can put two to three people on her and she'll find a way to distribute or score."
Drury is 2-10, 0-5.
ME — Gwendolyn Carpenter (Marion Devoti), 18.
ME — Carpenter (unassisted), 69
Saves — Drury: Allie Brassard 31. Everett Madison Ullrich 0.
HOOSAC VALLEY 2, PITTSFIELD 0
CHESHIRE >> Second-half adjustments led Hoosac Valley to a shutout victory over Pittsfield.
Hoosac coach Kathy Budaj said her players started slowly and did not create chances in transition. In the second half, the 'Canes (7-3-1, 3-2 Berkshire North) found their offense after a nice defensive stop. Pittsfield (2-5-2, 0-3-2) looked as if it had a goal, but Hoosac's Jess Halverson cleared the ball just before it crossed the goal line, setting up a transition chance which led to a Ellie Field goal. Olivia Bresett added an insurance goal in the 74th minute.
"In the first half we seemed slow," Budaj said. "We weren't winning 50/50 ball and played a defensive first game with no transition game. [In the second half] we moved some people and it gave us the opportunity to move the ball forward."
HV — Ellie Field (unassisted),45. HV — Olivia Bresett (Jess Halverson), 74.
Saves — Pittsfield Hayley Tobin 4. Hoosac: Kailynn Frederick 3.
MCCANN TECH 5, COMMERCE 0
NORTH ADAMS >> McCann Tech (8-4, 8-2 Tri-County) used four second-half goals to defeat Commerce.
Aimee Dowling scored twice for the Hornets. Allie Gibeau and Julia Esoldi each had two assists.
Saves — C: Sabrina Martinez 12. MT: Aryian Quinones 2.
WEST SPRINGFIELD 2, WAHCONAH 0
DALTON >> West Springfield's defense was too much for Wahconah (1-6).
Wahconah coach John Kovacs said the Terriers did a good job of stopping the Warriors' counterattack. He added that West Side goal keeper Nick Albano played a strong game as well. He had two saves.
Omer Gabriel and Ali Ali scored the Terriers.
WS — Omer Gabriel (Joey Paier), 24
WS — Ali Ali (unassisted), 57.
Saves — West Side: Nick Albano 2. Wahconah: Anthony Dondiego 7.
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