Lacrosse and tennis roundup: Pittsfield boys lacrosse blows out Belchertown
PITTSFIELD — Pittsfield has the Central-Western Massachusetts Division II tournament in its sights, and is looking for a higher seed than last year's No. 16 in a 16-team field.
The Generals may have helped their cause somewhat on Monday afternoon, breaking open a one-goal game against Belchertown and routing the Orioles 15-2.
Belchertown, a Division III bubble team entering the game, might have had its bubble burst when Pittsfield broke open a 2-1 game by outscoring the Orioles 6-0 in the second quarter.
"We controlled the midfield. They all played pretty well," said PHS coach Scott Aitken. "The offense controlled the game and the defense did a nice job shutting them down."
Kevin Quinto led Pittsfield with a four-goal, five-assist day, while Ryan Jacoby had three goals and three assists.
Belchertown goals — Ben Mogarian 1, Grant Irving 1. Belchertown assists — Adam Wordsworth 1.
Pittsfield goals — Kevin Quinto 4, Ryan Jacoby 3, De'Shane Johnson 2, Sean Baruch 2, Josh Kozlowski 1, Cam Giardina 1, Trey Salvie 1, Mitch Stechmann 1. Pittsfield assists — Quinto 5, Jacoby 3, Johnson 1, Logan Higuera 1.
Saves — B: Christian Assimus 14. P: Nikolai Pixley 8.
MOUNT GREYLOCK 20, MONUMENT MOUNTAIN 1
WILLIAMSTOWN >> The Mounties celebrated Senior Night with a win that improved their county record to 10-0. Greylock is 15-1 overall, while Monument falls to 9-7 and 4-6.
Greylock led 9-1 after one quarter, and the Mounties scored 10 more in the second quarter.
Patrick Storie had 5 goals and an assist to lead Greylock, while Michael Wellspeak had three goals and two assists. Matt DiSilva had the lone goal for Monument.
Monument goals — Matt DiSilva. Monument assists — Joe LaBrasca.
Greylock goals —Patrick Storie 5, Sean McCormack 3, Michael Wellspeak 3, Taylor Cummings 2, Cam Hadley 2, Reilly Parker 2, Zach Armet 1, Kyle Bazonski 1, John Pfister 1. Greylock assists — Thomas Astle 3, Parker 3, Owen Politis 2, Wellspeak 2, Storie 1, Kyle Alvarez 1.
Goalies — MM: Jonah Swotes 8, Jack Gibson 5. MG: Cal Filson 2, Cole Seaman 2.
HOOSAC VALLEY 15, ST. MARY'S 10
CHESHIRE >> Hoosac Valley wrapped up its regular season with a win over St. Mary's on Monday.
The Hurricanes (9-7) had eight different players score in the win, with Nick Waterman leading the way with five goals and one assist. Brendon Ellsworth added a pair of goals and a pair of assists, and Tyler Jayko had a hat trick.
Cam Alibozek stopped four shots in the win. St. Mary's was led by Matt Wurster, who scored a game-high seven goals.
St. Mary's goals — Matt Wurster 7, Padreag Smith 2, Reilly Srart 1. St. Mary's assists — Smith 1, John Spear 3.
Hoosac Valley goals — Nick Waterman 5, Tyler Jayko 3, Brendon Ellsworth 2, Casey Meczyor 1, Vance Eugene 1, Matt Hall 1, Zac LaRocque 1, Austin Mendel 1. Hoosac Valley assists — Ellsworth 2, Meczyor 1, Eugene 1, Hall 1, Dylan Martin 1.
Saves — SM: Devon Ugolik 9. HV: Cam Alibozek 4.
CHICOPEE COMP 12, TACONIC 3
CHICOPEE >> Sal Amaral, Sean Soper and Josh Coleman each scored for Taconic in its loss to Chicopee Comp.
Amaral added two assists and Troy Schweitzer recorded 20 saves for the Braves (3-13).
Quinn Wesolowski registered four goals for the Colts.
Taconic goals — Sal Amaral, Sean Soper, Josh Coleman. Taconic assists — Amaral 2.
Chicopee Comp goals — Quinn Wesolowski 4, Griffin Imelio 2, Max Rivera 2, Jordan Croteau 1, Jeff Barthelette 1, Tim Harrington 1, Noah Hennessey 1. Chicopee Comp assists — Imelio 3, Wesolowski 1, Kevin Bonyan 1.
Saves — T: Troy Schweitzer 20. CC: Barthelette 5, Cole Lemay 5.
PITTSFIELD 14, HOOSAC VALLEY 13
CHESHIRE >> The Pittsfield girls lacrosse team picked up its first win in the Berkshire County league with a decision over Hoosac Valley on Monday.
The Generals (4-12, 1-11) got six goals from Clare Sheedy and five from Lauren Curry to snatch the win. PHS led 7-6 at halftime.
"It was a back and forth game the entire game," Hoosac coach Molly Meczywor said in an email. "Both teams played well and fought hard. This was our third game with them and each time the score was 14-13. Even teams on offense and defense."
Claudia Bresett and Alie Mendel each had five goals in the loss for Hoosac (6-8, 4-8).
In goal, Kristen Borelli stopped four shots in the win while Abi Disbrow had seven in the loss.
Pittsfield goals — Clare Sheedy 6, Lauren Curry 5, Ashley Rufo 2, Jacey Salvie 1.
Hoosac Valley goals — Claudia Bresett 5, Alie Mendel 5, Sarah Tomkiewicz 1, Faith Hall 1, Aubrey Rumbolt 1.
Saves — P: Kristen Borelli 4, Abi Disbrow 7.
LEE 9, CHICOPEE 4
LEE >> The Wildcats kept their shot at a postseason spot alive with a shutout win over Chicopee on Monday.
The Wildcats (7-7) must win two of their remaining three games to make the tournament cut.
In the win, Mikayla DeSantis scored five goals and dished out an assist in the win. Grace Phair added a hat trick.
In goal, Bridey Nicotra made three saves and Taryn Paul made six for the Wildcats.
Gabby Hicks led Chicopee with two goals.
Chicopee goals — Gabby Hicks 2, Kayla Calaf 1, Taina Slaughter 1. Chicopee assists — Joclyn Deome 1, Ashlyn Parrow 1.
Lee goals — Mikayla DeSantis 5, Grace Phair 3, Annie Macchi 1. Lee assists — DeSantis 1, Emma Bartini 1.
Saves — C: Nadia Miller 9. L: Bridey Nicotra 3, Taryn Paul 6.
LEE 3, BELCHERTOWN 2
BELCHERTOWN >> The Lee girls tennis team snapped a 43-game regular-season win streak for Belchertown.
The Wildcats (13-2) swept the two doubles matches en route to victory.
"This was a great win because they had the 43-game win streak," Lee coach Norma Comalli said.
Lee finishes up its regular season against Lenox on Wednesday.
1. Meghan Bernard (B) def. Suriana Lee 6-0, 6-1. 2. Ava Martin (L) def. Jordyn Paul 6-4, 0-6, 6-1. 3. Julia Tan (B) def. Angelique Nejaime 6-3, 6-2.
1. Maddie DeSantis/Sarah Winston (L) def. Maddie Hamparian/Angela Grabazs 2-6, 6-4, 6-3. 2. Anna Wang/Kate Delsignor (L) def. Brooke O'Neill/Emily Hamparian 6-0, 6-0.
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