High school soccer roundup: Taconic boys pick up 1-0 win over Putnam
SPRINGFIELD — Visiting Taconic walked out of Putnam with a 1-0 win after Ryan Abel scored the winning goal in the 73rd minute.
Abel capitalized on a free kick from Nick Donahue. Donahue, who was roughly 50 yards out according to coach Mark Wasnewsky, lofted a ball into the box and Abel was able to get his head on it and beat the Putnam keeper.
With the win, Taconic improved to 2-4-0 on the year.
T — Ryan Abel (Nick Donahue), 73:00.
Saves — T: Cody Latimer 7, P: N/A
DRURY 5, MOHAWK 1
SHELBURNE FALLS >> Drury scored four goals in the first half to waltz to a win over Mohawk on Wednesday.
Five different Drury players scored in the win, with Connor Clark scoring the first and Reece Racette scoring the eventual game-winner in the 14th minute.
In goal, Brian Christian had five saves in the win. Drury is now 6-0-1 on the year.
D — Connor Clark (Chad Lawrence), 10:00. D — Reece Racette (Jon Boland), 14:00. D — Jonah Miles (direct kick), 21:00. D — Max Daugherty (unassisted), 31:00.
D — Bryce Webb (UA), 49:00, M — Bennett Boucias (UA), 58:00.
Saves: D — Brian Christian 5. M — Gabe Bower 11.
MOUNT GREYLOCK 1, PITTSFIELD 1
WILLIAMSTOWN >> Lauren Daury's goal in the 77th minute salvaged a tie for Pittsfield against Mount Greylock.
The Mounties (1-5-1, 0-3-1 Berkshire North) took the lead nine minutes earlier on an own goal from the Generals (2-3-1, 0-1-1). Lauren Howard's volley into the box went off a defender's head and into the back of the net.
"We've been struggling to score goals," Mount Greylock coach Tom Ostheimer said. "We had our opportunities and hopefully this is something we can build on as we continue our season."
M — Own goal, 68:00. P — Lauren Daury (unassisted), 77:00.
Saves — P: Hayley Tobin 4. M: Rachel Voller 7, Isabella Nicastro 4.
HOOSAC VALLEY 3, TACONIC 1
PITTSFIELD >> Claudia Bresett's 73rd-minute goal sealed the victory for Hoosac Valley against Taconic.
Olivia Bresett and Ellie Field put the Hurricanes (3-1) up 2-0 at halftime.
Kristen Borelli cut the lead in half in the 60th minute for Taconic (2-4) before Claudia Bresett's goal closed the scoring.
H — Olivia Bresett (unassisted), 13:00. H — Ellie Field (Olivia Bresett), 14:00.
T — Kristen Borelli (Lindsey Coe), 60:00. H — Claudia Bresett (Carah Cote), 73:00.
Saves — H: Kailynne Frederick 2. T: Jackie Boateng 14.
LEE 5, COMMERCE 0
LEE >> Five different goalscorers helped Lee get back to a .500 record.
Shannon Finnegan, Erin Cook, Brianna Hawley, Khali Zabian and Abby Brown each scored for the Wildcats (3-3). Goalkeeper Hawley scored her first varsity goal after coming out to play forward.
Mikayla DeSantis assisted twice for Lee.
L — Shannon Finnegan (Gabi Bridigan), 3:20. L — Erin Cook (unassisted), 17:37.
L — Brianna Hawley (Abby Brown), 44:06. L — Khali Zabian (Mikayla DeSantis), 46:06. Brown (DeSantis), 70:05.
LUDLOW 4, WAHCONAH 0
DALTON >> Two own goals in the first half helped Ludlow to a three-goal advantage at the break.
Marian Gondalves scored with just over a minute remaining to seal the 4-0 win for the road team.
Sage Howes registered nine saves for Wahconah (2-2).
L — Own goal, 20:12. L — Own goal, 22:06. L — Abby Anselmo (unassisted), 34:58.
L — Mariana Gondalves (Pasha Kowpowski), 34:58.
Saves — L: Abbie Telrinca 11. W: Sage Howes 9.
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