Local sports roundup: Wahconah girls soccer blanks Pittsfield 5-0
PITTSFIELD >> As hot as Amelia Dougherty has been lately, that's how cold the Pittsfield girls soccer team has been offensively.
Dougherty scored a hat trick, for her third multiple-goal game in as many contests, while Pittsfield did not score for the third straight game as the Warriors beat PHS 5-0 Saturday afternoon at Kirvin Park.
Sage Howes had six saves to record the shutout. The Generals have not scored since Lauren Daury scored at 65:56 in a 1-1 tie against Monument Mountain back on Sept. 26. That's an elapsed time of 254 minutes and 4 seconds.
On Saturday, Dougherty kick-started the Wahconah offense with two goals in the first 10 minutes. She scored at 2:50 and at 7:52, both assisted by Arden McKnight. Wahconah scored four goals in the first half. Dougherty got her hat trick at 65:07.
W—Amelia Dougherty (Arden McKnight), 2:50. W—Dougherty (McKnight), 7:52. W—Emmy Cote (UA), 20:03. W—Johanna Esko (Cote), 27:34.
W—Dougherty (Esko), 65:07.
Saves—W: Sage Howes 6. P: Haley Tobin 6.
SOUTHWICK 2, LENOX 1
LENOX >> Visiting Southwick scored a goal on either side of halftime to beat Lenox (8-3-1) on Saturday.
Tova Brown scored the lone goal for the Millionaires. Shannon Meisberger stopped nine shots in the loss.
S — Lydia Kinsman (Hannah Gerrish), 38:30. L — Tova Brown (Shelby Lynch), 38:45.
S — Aelish McGivney (UA), 65:00.
Saves — S: Gerrish 5. L: Shannon Meisberger 9.
MOUNT GREYLOCK 4, BURR AND BURTON (VT.) 2
WILLIAMSTOWN >> Mount Greylock got two goals from Brady Foehl in the final 21 minutes to see off Burr and Burton on Saturday night.
Naka O'Connor put Greylock in the lead after 10 minutes only for BBA to level the game up five minutes later. Jeffrey Bath then put Greylock up 2-1 going into halftime, but out of the break Ben Stewart tied the game up again.
That's when Foehl got in on the action and helped his team improve to 6-3-1 on the year.
MG — Naka O'Connor (Luke Swann), 10:00. BBA — Cam Hedberg (Jordan Eisenman), 15:00. MG — Jeffrey Bath (Brady Foehl).
BBA — Ben Stewart (UA), 56:00. MG — Foehl (UA), 59:00. MG — Foehl (Sam Dils), 68:00.
Saves — BBA: Garren Aberth 4. MG: Sam Edge 5.
WILLIAMS 5, BARD 0
WILLIAMSTOWN >> The top-ranked Williams women got two more goals from Allison Lu as the Ephs (9-0-1) rolled to a win over Bard (7-5) in a non-league game at Cole Field.
Lu, a freshman from Palo Alto scored in the 32nd minute and then again in the 79th minute. She has 10 goals and leads all NESCAC women.
Audrey Thomas, who scored 12 goals last year, netted her first goal of the year in the eighth minute, chipping the ball over Raptors goalkeeper Kelsey O'Brien.
Kristi Kirshe and Sarah Scire had two assists each for Williams, as the Ephs outshot Bard 31-3.
The Ephs, ranked No. 1 in New England, face No. 9 MIT Sunday at Cole Field.
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. >> The Williams women are the defending NCAA Division III soccer champions. If they get to play for a second consecutive title, they will be playing much closer to home.
The NCAA has announced that the Division III men's and women's soccer championships have been moved from Greensboro, N.C., to Salem, Va., and Roanoke College. Salem is well known as the home of the NCAA Division III football and men's basketball championships.
WILLIAMS CROSS COUNTRY
WESTFIELD >> The Williams men finished fourth in the James Earley Invitational Saturday, held at Stanley Park. The Eph women were seventh.
Williams rested its veterans, who competed last week in the Paul Short meet at Lehigh University. Brandeis finished first with 68 points, while Tufts was second at 108 and Norwich took third with 189.
On the women's side, the University of New England won with 65 points, followed by Tufts at 84 and Keene State at 208. Williams had 272.
The top Eph men's finisher was freshman Will McGovern, who finished 18th in his first-ever college race. He covered the eight kilometers in 26 minutes, 6.69 seconds. Damon Kilgore of Gordon was the men's winner in 25:10.57, and Ryan Stender of Brandeis was second in 25:19.61.
Senior Borah Lim was the top finisher for Williams. She was 23rd in 23:19.59 over five kilometers. Jess Cardin of host Westfield State won the race in 21:26.81, while Emily Bryson of Brandeis was second in 21:49.07.
High School Football
EASTHAMPTON 16, MONUMENT MOUNTAIN 14
EASTHAMPTON >> Shaamal Schoonmaker rushed for 84 yards and a score while Cam Dargie added a two-yard rushing touchdown in Monument's loss to Easthampton on Friday night.
Rallying in the fourth quarter, The Spartans made it all the way to the Eagles' 7-yard line but couldn't capitalize for the score. The Easthampton defense came up with a few plays to stop the drive, and a pair of 10-yard penalties doomed Monument (0-5, 0-2 Intercounty South). The Eagles (1-4, 1-1) ran the ball to wind the clock down.
EH — Kelly 20 yd pass from Weir (Kelly pass from Weir)
EH — Kelly 2 run (Helems pass from Weir)
MM — Schoonmaker 10 run (pass failed)
MM — Dargie 2 run (Dupont run)
Rushing — (EH) Tausendfreund 16–86, Kelly 9–57, Perrone 7–19 (MM) Dargie 17–87, Schoonmaker 20–84, Dupont 4–35, Field 4–22, Beverly 1–4
Passing — (EH) Weir 11 att, 4 cmp, 70 yds (MM) Carlson 8 att, 1 cmp, 8 yds
Receiving — (EH) Kelly 2–19, Helems 2–41, Diluzio 1–9 (MM) Field 1–8
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