Local roundup: Mount Everett baseball picks up first win
SHEFFIELD — Dan Litchfield and Tim Robitaille combined to pitch a one-hitter as Mount Everett beat St. Joseph 8-1 on Tuesday. It was the Eagles' first win of the season.
Everett (1-2) was led by freshman catcher Patrick Silk, who had two hits in his first varsity start. Brendan Dempsey also had two hits for the Eagles.
Litchfield pitched five innings of no-hit baseball, and was relieved in the sixth by Robitaille. St. Joe's Mike Gingras broke up the no-hitter with a leadoff single in the sixth.
"It was a cold day. [Litchfield] was pretty much done after five. He did a good job," said Eagles coach Jesse Carpenter. "He did a good job of throwing strikes. He had only one inning where he got himself in trouble."
Mike Gingras (3), Robert Patterson (2), Joey Maynard (1) and Cam Winters. Dan Litchfield (5), Tim Robitaille (2) and Patrick Silk. W—Litchfield. L—Gingras. 3B—ME: Anthony Consolini.
High school tennis
GREYLOCK SWEEPS LEE
LEE >> Visiting Mount Greylock split with Lee in the season opener for both teams.
The defending Western Massachusetts Division III champion Greylock boys beat Lee 5-0, while the Wildcat girls defeated the Mounties 5-0.
The Greylock boys won all five matches in straight sets. Gray Kaegi had a battle at No. 1 singles, beating Lee's Ibz Zia 6-2, 6-4.
On the girls side, Sarah Winston won first singles for Lee against Greylock's Oriana van Slyke 6-0, 6-1.
Greylock boys 5, Lee 0
Singles — 1. Gray Kaegi (MG) def. Ibz Zia 6-2, 6-4; 2. Josh Narey (MG) def. Michael Comalli 6-0, 6-0; 3. Jacob Fink def. Jed DeVarennes 6-2, 6-0.
Doubles — 1. Matt Wiseman/Brady Foehl (MG) def. Sam Polastri/Julian Nejaime 6-0, 6-2; 2. Toby Foehl/Sam Dils (MG) def. Dominic Bartini/Christopher Petrescu 6-1, 6-1.
Lee girls 5, Greylock 0
Singles — 1. Sarah Winston (L) def. Oriana van Slyke 6-0, 6-1; 2. Suriana Lee (L) def. Josie Dalsin 6-1, 6-3; 3. Ava Martin (L) def. Kate Pfister 6-1, 6-0.
Doubles — 1. Kate Delsignor/Anna Wang (L) def. Emma Stankiewicz/Cedar Keyes 6-1, 6-0; 2. Angelique Nejaime/Sandra Ortega (L) def. Charlotte Sanford/Hannah Gilooly 6-2, 6-2.
High school boys lacrosse
MONUMENT MOUNTAIN 12, TACONIC 11
GREAT BARRINGTON >> Connor Parkinson's overtime goal gave host Monument a hard-fought first league victory over Taconic.
The Spartans led 7-5 at halftime, but the Braves fought back and sent the game into overtime by outscoring Monument 3-2 in the fourth quarter.
Parkinson had five goals for Monument, while his brother Jake had two goals and two assists. Joe LaBrasca also had two goals and two assists.
Kevyn Harris had a game-best six goals for Taconic and Bradley Cobb added a hat trick.
Taconic goals — Kevyn Harris 6, Bradley Cobb 3, Cody Latimer 1, Hunter Johnston 1. Taconic assists — Sal Amaral 4, Tyler Coelho 1.
Monument goals — Connor Parkinson 5, Jake Parkinson 2, Joe LaBrasca 2, Homer Winston 1, Matt DiSilva 1, Walter Boyko. Monument assists — J. Parkinson 2, LaBrasca 2, Winston 2, DiSilva 1.
Saves — T: Troy Schwatzer 7. MM: Jonah Swotes 6.
WILLIAMS MEN'S LACROSSE
WILLIAMSTOWN >> Riley Hoffman's goal with 3:32 left in the game broke a tie and gave the Williams men a 10-9 win over NESCAC foe Hamilton. The win ended a two-game losing streak for the Ephs (6-5, 3-4).
Thomas Fowler had four goals to lead Williams, while Hoffman and Michael Fahey each had a goal and an assist. Hamilton (3-8, 1-7) was paced by Joe Ricciuti's three goals.
Williams goalie Miles McCarthy had 12 saves, while Hamilton's John Schisler had 14.
WILLIAMSTOWN >> Williams (17-6) scored early and often in the nightcap of a doubleheader against RPI (18-5) Tuesday, salvaging the nightcap with an 8-3 win. That followed RPI winning the opener 7-6 in eight innings.
Freshman Alejandra Magana gave up one run in the first inning on a home run by Stephanie Caudle. But Magana settled down and only gave up two more runs, one earned, on four hits.
The Ephs tied the game in the second inning and then took the lead for keeps with three runs in the third. Priscilla Pino's two-run double keyed the rally.
In the opener, the Engineers scored a run in the sixth and two in the seventh to send the game into extra innings.
Morgan Kollmeyer untied the game with an RBI ground out and Taylor Van Eck made it 7-5 with an RBI double.
Williams scored an unearned run in the home eighth and had the tying run on second with one out, but Alison Michalik lined into a game-ending double play.
AMSTERDAM, N.Y. >> Two hit batters, a sacrifice bunt and a ground out in the bottom of the 11th inning spoiled the day for Williams.
Mike Fitzsimmons' ground out plated Harrison Glatt from third base giving host Union a 7-6 win over the Ephs.
Williams (6-12) had rallied from a three-run deficit with three runs in the top of the ninth inning. David Rosas' RBI single tied the game at 6.
Williams stranded two runners in the top of the 10th, and the Dutchmen struck two frames later.
Eph reliever Arnie Capute, who had pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth inning hit Glatt and Joe Ganim to open the 11th. Michael Cassidy came on in relief for Williams. Sam Kirschenbaum sacrificed the runners up and Glatt came home when Fitzsimmons grounded to Eph second baseman Jackson Parise. Parise's throw home was late.
WILLIAMS WOMEN'S LACROSSE
CLINTON, N.Y. >> Host Hamilton (8-3, 4-3) scored six unanswered goals in the first half en route to a 14-4 win over Williams (4-7, 2-5).
It was 6-0 before Williams' Natalie Gill got her team's first goal. Gill finished with two goals for the Ephs. Casey File and Jackie Cuddy had hat tricks for the Continentals.
MCLA WOMEN'S LACROSSE
NORTH ADAMS >> The Trailblazers (3-6) gave up five unanswered goals midway through the first half and dropped a 17-8 decision to Becker (5-8).
Courtney Gabrus scored off a free position shot with 18:23 left, putting the Trailblazers on the board as they trailed 2-1. But Becker scored the next five goals, two by Kailee Ruyack, and the Trailblazers could not catch up.
Natalie Caney had a hat trick for MCLA. Rachel Welling had six goals and two assists for Becker, while Ruyack and Victoria Belcher each had four goals.