Local roundup: Mount Greylock volleyball wins against Wahconah
DALTON >> The Mount Greylock volleyball team extended its winning streak to seven in a row with a 3-0 victory over Wahconah on Saturday.
Wahconah held tough, but the Mounties pulled out the 25-23, 25-23, 25-21 win.
Wahconah led for a majority of the first set, but a strong scoring run by the Mounties allowed them to comeback and win. The Mounties (12-2, 10-1 Berkshire North) served well throughout.
Autumn Delorey and Jenna Benzinger had 11 kills each. Dagny Albano had 30 assists.
Emma Parkington led Wahconah (10-5, 7-5) with 12 kills and three blocks. Lucy Sears had 12 assists, two kills and, one block. Fran Gigliotti had eight assists and one ace.
"In the first set we had the lead throughout, but they had a couple serving runs that we didn't handle," Wahconah coach Dave Lussier said.
WACHUSETT 5, PITTSFIELD 1
HOLDEN >> Wachusett scored four first-half goals in a commanding win over Pittsfield.
Katie Quinn scored twice for the Mountaineers. Ilana Albert scored the Generals lone goal in the 51st minute.
Pittsfield is 2-8-2.
W — Victoria Steffon (unassisted), 17:41. W — Katie Quinn (Monica Pallotta), 22:41. W — Ava Ricciardi (UA), 28:16. W — Quinn (UA), 32:14.
P — Ilana Albert (Lindsey Schnoop), 50:11. W — Maddie Witt (Nichole Vernon), 78.39.
Saves — P: Hayley Tobin 8. W: Lyne Lauren and Emma Trudeau 6.
SOUTHWICK 3, HOOSAC VALLEY 2
SOUTHWICK >> Southwick scored twice in the second half in its win over Hoosac Valley.
The teams were tied after the first 40 minutes. Maddie Vigna's goal in the 44th minute put the Hurricanes up 2-1.
Lydia Kinsman scored the equalizer for the Rams two minutes later. Emily Giancola added the winner in the 51st minute.
"Today we played a great game of soccer, but came up on the wrong side of the column," Hoosac coach Kathy Budaj said via email. "Sometimes in the game of soccer, it comes down to converting your chances and they were able to convert on theirs and we did not convert enough to get the win."
Hoosac is 9-4-1.
H — Ellie Field (Maddie Vigna), 2:00. S — Lydia Kinsman (unassisted), 31:00.
H — Vigna (Olivia Bresett), 44:00. S — Kinsman (Sam Perusse), 46:00. S — Emily Giancola (Kinsman), 51:00.
Saves — H: Kailynne Frederick 4. S: Tori Richburg 6.
SABIS 4, TACONIC 2
PITTSFIELD >> Avalon Mateo's four goals lifted Sabis over Taconic.
Mateo scored three times in the first half and once in the second half. Kristen Borelli had both of Taconic's goals.
The Braves are 5-9-1.
S — Avalon Mateo (unassisted), 6:40. T — Kristen Borelli (UA), 21:00. S — Mateo (UA), 26:00. S — Mateo (UA), 39:00
T — Borelli (UA), 56:01. S — Mateo (UA), 79:00.
Saves — Sabis: Kayla Brown 8. Taconic: Jackie Boateng 6.
GATEWAY 3, LENOX 0
LENOX >> Taylor Knight had four saves and Abby Schilling contributed two stops for Lenox in its loss to Gateway.
Rachel LeBarron scored twice for the Gators while Jessican Van Heynigen also scored.
The Millionaires are 8-4-1.
G — Rachel LeBarron (Erin Harris), 30:45.
G — Jessica Van Heynigen (Samantha Bellardo), 42:30. G — LeBarron (unassisted), 49:30.
Saves — G: Becca Herman 5. L: Taylor Knight 4, Abby Schilling 2.
BRATTLEBORO 3, TACONIC 0
BRATTLEBORO, VT. >> Cody Latimer made 13 saves in Taconic's loss to Brattleboro.
Jasper Reed, Matt Dulmaine and Tanner Bell scored for Brattleboro.
The Braves are now 3-9-1.
B — Jasper Reed, 12:00.
B — Matt Dulmaine, 72:00. B — Tanner Bell, 74:00.
Saves — T: Cody Latimer 13. B: Jacob Bailey 3, Emmett Dews 6.
PIONEER VALLEY 3, MCCANN TECH 0
NORTHFIELD >> Pioneer Valley earned a shutout win over McCann Tech. McCann falls to 4-7-2 on the season.
GREYLOCK COMPETES AT BURNT HILLS
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> The Mount Greylock boys won the Division I race at the Burnt Hills Cross Country Invitational at Saratoga Spa State Park.
The Greylock girls finished second in the D-I race, only behind Greenwich Central.
Evan Arthur finished third for the boys with a time of 16:24 while Sam Culver was 12th (16:52), Jacob Fink was 14th (16:57) and Cameron Casonguay was 15th (16:58). Owen Brandriss was 16th, Josh Cheung was 17th and Jesse Seid was 21st.
For the girls, Margo Smith was ninth with a time of 19:26. Niku Darafshi was 20th, Miriam Bakija was 22nd, Hannah Locklear was 24th, Helen Greenfield was 25th, Emily Lescarebeau was 30th and Emma Polumbo was 40th.
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