Local roundup: Lee girls lacrosse battles back to top Hoosac Valley
CHESHIRE — Lee used a second-half rally to earn a 14-13 comeback win over Hoosac Valley on Tuesday.
The Hurricanes (5-5) were going for their third win of the season over the Wildcats, but the 'Cats had other ideas.
Mikayla Desantis helped spark a 8-2 second-half rally for the visitors. She led Lee with eight goals. Emma Bartini added four goals. Claudia Bresett and Aubrey Rumbolt had four goals each for Hoosac.
"We turned the ball over," Hoosac coach Molly Mecyzwor said. "We didn't take care of the ball and we weren't aggressive for ground balls."
Lee goals — Emma Bartini 4, Meryl Phair 2, Mikayla Desantis 8.
Hoosac goals — Sara Tomkiewicz 1, Ally Tanguay 1, Claudia Bresett 4, Alie Mendel 3, Aubrey Rumbolt 4.
Saves — L: Taryn Paul 12. HV: Abi Disbrow.
WAHCONAH 18, PITTSFIELD 9
PITTSFIELD >> Host Pittsfield was down 8-3 at halftime, which pretty much decided the contest. But Wahconah coach Kathy Budaj said the Generals gave her side all it could handle in the second half, as Wahconah outscored PHS 10-6.
"Today, Pittsfield played a great game against us. They came out in the second half and worked hard," said Budaj. "We worked hard for the goals we got and our midfield transition was very good."
Emmy Cote led Wahconah with seven goals and an assist.
Wahconah goals — Emmy Cote 7, McKenna McIlquham 3, Hannah Reuger 2, Perin Genaway 2, Jordan Budaj 2, Meg Francese 1, Brittney Quinn 1. Wahconah assists — Cote, Budaj.
Pittsfield goals — Jacie Salvie 2, Mya Wiles 2, Ashley Rufo 1, Lauren Curry 1. Pittsfield assists — Curry, Salvie, Emily Kestyn 1.
Saves — W: Katie Bachli 4. P: Anna Quinto 8.
HOOSAC VALLEY 9, GRANBY 6
CHESHIRE >> The Hurricanes (7-6) closed to within a game of a Central-Western Massachusetts tournament berth with the win over Granby.
The Hurricanes were tied with the Rams at 2 after one quarter, but Hoosac outscored the visitors 3-1 in the second quarter, and Granby never caught up.
"We managed to keep it in the offensive half and kill a lot of time," said Hoosac coach John Alibozek. "They couldn't get the ball back from us."
Brendan Ellsworth led the way with three goals and two assists, while Nick Waterman had three goals for the winners.
Granby goals — Sawyer Mahan 3, Nick Roberts 1, Colin Stearns 1, Anthony Gaj 1. Granby assists — Jack Sarnecki.
Hoosac goals — Brendan Ellsworth 3, Nick Waterman 3, Bailey Trumble 1, Matt Hall 1, Tyler Jayko 1. Hoosac assists — Ellsworth 2, Hall 1, Dave Critelli 1.
Saves — G: Nick Albers 10. HV: Cam Alibozek 7.
MOUNT GREYLOCK, PITTSFIELD SPLIT
WILLIAMSTOWN >> Pittsfield visited the Williams College courts, and got a split with Mount Greylock. The PHS girls and Greylock boys won by identical 5-0 scores.
In the girls match, all but one of the Pittsfield wins was in straight sets. The Generals' No. 1 doubles team of Juliana Catalano and Zhen Mei Huang dropped the second set against Cedar Keyes and Charlotte Sanford before winning 6-2, 4-6, 6-0.
The Greylock boys, meanwhile, won all five matches in straight sets.
The battle of the day came at No. 1 singles, as Greylock's Gray Kaegi beat Evan Dempsey 6-3, 7-5.
Mount Greylock boys 5, Pittsfield 0
Singles — 1. Gray Kaegi (MG) def. Evan Dempsey 6-3, 7-5; 2. Jacob Fink (MG) def. Noah Beckwith 6-1, 6-0; 3. Josh Narey (MG) def. Thomas Rindfuss 6-0, 6-3.
Doubles — 1. Matt Wiseman/Brady Foehl (MG) def. Nick Simonds/Dave Charland 6-0, 6-0; 2. Sam Dils/Toby Foehl (MG) def. Sam Heisecke/James Korenman 6-2, 6-0.
Pittsfield girls 5, Mount Greylock 0
Singles — 1. Anna Hamel (P) def. Orianna Van Slycke 6-3, 6-0; 2. Sharanya Ganesh (P) def. Kate Pfister 6-0, 6-0; 3. Kaytlin Barcus (P) def. Emma Stankiewicz 6-2, 6-3.
Doubles — 1. Juliana Catalano/Zhen-Mei Huang (P) def. Cedar Keyes/Charlotte Sanford 6-4, 4-6, 6-0; 2. Abbey Fick/Mallory Northrup (P) def. Hannah Gilooly/Mia VanDeurzen 6-2, 6-3.
MONUMENT BOYS BEAT LEE
LEE >> The Monument boys beat host Lee 4-1. No information on the girls match was available at deadline.
Three of Monument's four wins were in straight sets. The battle came at No. 2 doubles as Noel Powell and Caleb Calrson dropped the first set to Lukas Loehr and Dominic Bartini before coming back to win 3-6, 6-2, 6-3.
Monument Mountain boys 4, Lee 1
Singles — 1. Kadin Shafiroff (MM) def. Ibz Zia 6-1, 6-0; 2. Alec Goffin (MM) def. Michael Comalli 6-2, 6-0; 3. Rafael Guttierez (MM) def. Jed Devarennes 6-0, 6-2.
Doubles — 1. Sam Polastri/Julian Nejaime (L) def. Jonathan Mack/Paolo Lichtenthal 6-4, 7-5; 2. Noel Powell/Caleb Carlson (MM) def. Lukas Loehr/Dominic Bartini 3-6, 6-2, 6-3.
LENOX SWEEPS MOUNT EVERETT
LENOX >> Lenox defeated Mount Everett in dominant fashion, as the both the boys and girls teams' earned sweeps of the Eagles.
The Lenox girls defeated Mount Everett 5-0, and the Lenox boys won 5-0 as well.
Both teams won all five matches in straight sets. On the girls side, the Eagles put up their best effort at No. 2 doubles, as Ella King and Rose Pehlert pulled out a 6-4, 6-3 win over Ashley Kerzner and Shelby Tinker. Alec Jordan needed a second set tiebreaker to beat Eduardo Rodriguez at No. 3 singles.
Lenox boys 5, Mount Everett 0.
Singles — 1. Henrik Palmer (L) def. Patrick Hoegelin 6-2, 6-2. 2. Hugo Hale (L) def. Sam Webb 7-5, 6-3. 3. Alec Jordan (L) def. Eduardo Rodriguez 6-4, 7-6(7-2). Doubles — 1. Kevin Coakley/Paul Curtil (L) def. Kenny Edwards/Marc Goggel 6-1, 6-0. 2. Noah Kalischer-Coggins/Jimmu Chassi (L) def. Seth Ivas/Grey Duval 6-2, 6-3.
Lenox girls 5, Mount Everett 0
Singles — 1. Victoria Vittori (L) def. Maya Neski 6-4, 6-0. 2. Liz Jarck (L) def. Madeline VonRuden 6-3, 6-2. 3. Morgan Hayden (L) def. Julia Grober 6-0, 6-3. 1. Alex Trousilek/Sarah Baron (L) def. Anna Dupont/Katelyn Dawson 6-3, 6-3. 2. Ella King/Rose Pehlert (L) def. Ashley Kerzner/Shelby Tinker 6-4, 6-3.
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