Local roundup: Pittsfield girls hold off Northampton, 56-52
PITTSFIELD >> Peyton Steinman led the Pittsfield girls basketball team to a close 56-52 win over out-of-county opponent Northampton on Wednesday.
Steinman's free-throw shooting in the fourth quarter helped Pittsfield (15-4, 8-2 Berkshire North) maintain its late lead. She hit four straight free throws, giving the host a 52-50 lead with 1 minute and 32 seconds remaining. Northampton got a tying basket, but Allie Hunt found Toni Satrape for the winner. Steinman hit two more foul shots to ice the game.
McCarthy 10-4-24, Bryan-Babot 1-0-2, Tanner 2-0-5, Rivera-Laurtt 1-0-2, Jonsen 4-9-17, Kerwood 1-0-2. Totals: 18-13 52
Steinman 7-11-27, Cookis 1-0-2, Perkett 0-1-1, Aline-Wright 2-1-5, Aitken 3-2-8, Satrape 2-1-5, Shade 2-0-4, Hunt 1-2-4. Totals: 18-18-56
NOTRE DAME 50, LEE 24
WARREN >> In the opening round of the Quaboag Tournament, Notre Dame Academy defeated Lee.
Notre Dame had eight different players score, while Lee struggled to find its offense. The Wildcats managed just 11 first-half points, taking a 15-point deficit into the second half.
Karli Retzel led Lee with nine points. Brianna Hawley and Mikayla Desantis had four points each.
Lee will play in the consolation game tonight at 6 p.m.
Williams 0-0-0, Walker 1-0-2, Bartini 0-0-0, Retzel 4-0-9, Fera 1-0-3, Finnegan 1-0-2, Hawley 1-2-4, Desantis 1-2-4, Sands 0-0-0. Total: 9-4-24.
NOTRE DAME (50)
Potvin 2-2-6, Perry 7-0-15, Smiley 0-0-0, Potvin 1-0-2, Stellane 2-0-4, Streeter 0-2-2, Ransaran 3-0-6, Wickstrom 1-0-3, Smiley 2-0-4, Foley 3-0-6. Total: 20-4-50
3-point goals — L 2 (Retzel, Fera). ND 2 (Perry, Wickstrom)
MOUNT EVERETT 57, ST. MARY'S 21
WESTFIELD >> Parker Snyder scored 21 points leading Mount Everett (15-3) over St. Mary's of Westfield.
Gwen Carpenter added 15 points and nine assists. Carpenter did a good job of finding Snyder in position to score down low, leading to easy baskets.
"We've been working on getting [Parker] inside more and Gwen did a nice job of penetrating and dumping off to her," Everett coach Scott Rote said.
Seward 0-0-0, Coon 1-0-2, Carpenter 7-1-15, Hill 1-0-2, Devoti 0-0-0, Ullrich 4-0-8, Robitaille 0-0-0, Abbott 2-0-4, Snyder 9-2-21, Von Ruden 1-0-2, Netzer 0-0-0, Parsons 0-1-1, Beckwith 0-2-2. Totals: 25-6-57
ST. MARY's (21)
Crosby 2-0-4, Hannoush 2-0-4, Allen 1-0-2, Kosinski 1-0-2, Depergola 2-1-5, Donais 2-0-4. Totals: 10-1-21.
PIONEER 39, MCCANN TECH 30
NORTH ADAMS >> Pioneer held off a fourth-quarter rally from McCann Tech, earning the victory.
McCann finished on a 12-3 run, but the Hornets' 11 points in the first half made the deficit too big to overcome.
Aimee Dowling led McCann with eight points.
Budaj 1-0-2, Dobbert 2-3-7, Dowling 3-2-8, Tassone 1-3-5, Gibeau 3-0-7, Malloy 0-1-1. Totals: 10-10-30.
Anderson 1-0-3, Smlaroski 0-0-0, Vergobbe 0-0-0, Sconille 4-1-9, Llewelyn 2-2-6, Jobst 3-0-6, Marchand 0-0-0, Merkle 4-2-10, Rowe 0-1-1, Alden 2-0-4. Totals: 16-6-39.
3-point goals — MT 1 (Gibeau). P 1 (Anderson).
SHEFFIELD >> Cavan Brady and Damontti Conaway led Mount Everrett to a win over St. Joseph on Tuesday. Brady led the Eagles with 17 points. Conaway added 16 points. Everett took a six-point lead into the final quarter and closed out the Crusaders with a 21-14 run.
Joey Maynard led St. Joe with 18 points.
ST. JOE (39)
Maynard 8-2-18, Gingras 3-0-9, Beda 2-0-4, Tynan 1-0-2, Fox 2-2-6, Liang 0-0-0. Totals: 16-4-39
Litchfield 3-2-8, Conaway 8-2-16, Carpenter 0-0-0, Brady 5-7-17, Gulotta 0-0-0, Rodriguez 0-0-0, Twing 1-1-3, Greenberg 1-0-2, Robitaille 1-0-2, Behne 2-0-4, Totals: 19-12-52
3-point goals — SJ: 3 (Gingras). ME 2 (Conaway).
High School Hockey
WAHCONAH SWEEPS TACONIC
NORTH ADAMS >> Wahconah defeated Taconic, 10-4, on Tuesday evening before completing the remainder of a game that had been postponed from Saturday. The Warriors also won that game, 11-4.
Play had been stopped when a hole formed in the ice during the second period at the Pittsfield Boys and Girls Club on Saturday, and the game was rescheduled to be finished.
In the 10-4 win, Logan Rumbolt scored twice and added an assist for Wahconah (12-3-1) while Vinny Orlandi and Mike Bloom each registered two goals.
For Taconic, four different goalscorers contributed. Kevin Quinto, Brandon Peaslee, Brian Henault and Shane Tierney all scored for the Braves (3-14).
In the 11-4 win that followed, Andrew Beaudoin recorded a hat trick for Wahconah while Orlandi had two goals and an assist.
For Taconic, Henault scored twice while Quitno recorded a goal and contributed two assists.
Taconic's Tierney also received the annual Don Troy, Sr. Sportsmanship Award. This is an award that is voted on by the Berkshire County ice hockey officials. A $500 scholarship is also awarded to the student.