Local volleyball, golf, XC roundup: Greylock defeats Lenox


LENOX — Mount Greylock volleyball played a strong all-around game, leading to a 25-8, 25-14, 25-18 win over Lenox.

The loss is Lenox's first of the season.

Lenox coach Bessena Cabe said the Mounties' attacked their front row, putting the ball in the right places to score.

Dagny Albano led the way with five aces and 18 assists for Greylock (3-1). Marley Buffis had eight digs. Jenna Benziger added seven kills and two blocks, and Autumn Delorey had six kills.

Anna Lynch had nine digs and one ace for Lenox (2-1). Victoria Vittori had seven kills, Casey Valle had three digs and Bombee Lahart had two kills and three digs.

"They distributed and moved the ball well," Cabe said. "We got into position for digs, and we put up a good fight."


GREAT BARRINGTON >> Monument Mountain rallied back from a first-set loss to defeat Mount Everett 22-25, 25-14, 25-22, 25-16.

Monument coach Kyle Henry said the team's defense improved as the game progressed, helping fuel the comeback.

Maria Tucker led Monument (2-1, 2-0 Berkshire South) with one ace and 12 assists. Danielle Sweet had three aces, four kills, two blocks and three digs.

Kayla Krom had eight kills for Everett (0-3, 0-2). Chandler DeGreneier had five aces and seven assists, Alyssa Rathbun had three aces and one kill and Maria DeManby added two aces and one kill.

"We've been working on communication a lot and tonight it played a huge role," Henry said. "We communicated well, our defense responded and our offense built off the defense. It was really great to see."


BENNINGTON, VT. >> Taconic earned a 25-21, 25-22, 25-17 sweep of Mount Anthony. The Patriots were without two key players, but they battled with the Braves throughout. Jasmine Rodriguez led Taconic with seven aces, two kills and two digs. Rachel Williams had five aces and Roselyn Vega added fives kills.

"They've really improved," Taconic coach Jenn Doerle said of second-year varsity team Mount Anthony. "We were able to work on our serving and we hurt them with that, but they've improved over last year."

Taconic is 1-2. Mount Anthony is 0-3.


DALTON >> Wahconah used its strong serving to sweep St. Joseph 25-8 25-14, 25-12.

Kathryn Beaudoin led Wahconah (2-1) with four aces and one kill. Emma Parkington had nine aces and two kills. Michaela DeFoe had two aces and three kills. Corinna Carroll had four digs and one ace for St. Joe (0-2). Rebekah Baker added four digs.

Wahconah coach Dave Lussier said the commanding win allowed his players to work on their fundamentals.

"We were able to get bench players into the game and work on our defensive passes," he said.



DALTON >> The Wahconah boys team swept its opponents, while the Monument Mountain girls just edged out Wahconah to complete its sweep on Wednesday. The Taconic boys put five runners in the top 10, giving the Braves a 15-47 win over Mount Everett. Drury's Connor Meehan was the top finisher for the boys, placing first in 17 minutes and 17.89 seconds.

Monument's Grace Phair was the top finisher for the girls, finishing in 20:24.74. The Spartans put four runners in the top 10.


Boys Team Scores

Wahconah 15, Drury 50. Monument Mountain 15, Drury 50. Wahconah 15, Hoosac Valley 42. Taconic 15, Mount Everett 47. Mount Everett 15, Drury 50

Girls Team Scores

Monument Mountain 25, Wahconah 30. Monument Mountain 15, Drury 46. Hoosac Valley 27, Taconic 30. Taconic 15, Mount Everett 50. Wahconah 15, Taconic 44. Drury 18, Mount Everett 37

Boys Top 10

1. Connor Meehan (D), 17:17.89; 2. Ryan Serre (T), 17:56.62; 3. Trevor Pelkey (T), 18:06.193; 4. Jared Henry (MM), 18:42.87; 5. Zabion Powell (T), 18:46.12; 6. Brandon Pelkey (T), 18:46.12; 7. Dan Brainerd (W), 18:50.14; 8. Nick Gray (MM), 18:51.75; 9. Gabe Carrington (T), 19:00.79; 10. Grayson Duval (ME), 19:01.89.

Girls Top 10

1. Grace Phair (MM), 20:24.74; 2. Danielle Orlando (W), 20:47.28; 3. Gabrielle Orlando (W), 20:52.69; 4. Meryl Phair (MM), 21:12.68; 5. Maeven Broderick (MM), 21:22.90; 6. Jasmin Johannsdottir (MM), 21:29.13; 7. Katerina Bruce (W), 21:32.30; 8. Jamie Barthe (HV), 21:39.65; 9. Nataya Cilli (HV), 21:49.97; 10. Paige Barrow (HV), 22:54.47.


PITTSFIELD >> The Pittsfield boys went 2-0 against Lee and Lenox, while the Lenox girls put four runners in the top 10 to defeat Pittsfield.

Mount Greylock dominated the top five spots, claiming four of five en route to a 15-50 win over Lee. Greylock's Sam Culver was the top boys finisher, placing first in 18 minutes and 11,01 seconds. Emma Jourdain finished first for Lenox (18:25.93).


Boys Team Scores

Mount Greylock 15, Lee 50. Pittsfield 15, Lee 50. Pittsfield 15, Lenox 50

Girls Team Scores

Mount Greylock 15, Lee 50. Pittsfield 18, Lee 45. Lenox 17, Pittsfield 46

Boys Top 10

1. Sam Culver (MG), 18:11.01; 2. Owen Brandriss (MG), 18:15.03; 3. Cameron Castonguay (MG), 18:16.03; 4. Josh Cheung (MG), 18:28.33; 5. Greg Fournier (P), 18:36.93; 6. Lucas Godwin (P), 18:48.48; 7. Jacob Fink (MG), 18:48.84; 8. Jesse Seid (MG), 18:59.56; 9. Jakin Miller (MG), 19:11.34; 10. Paul Wales (P), 19:13.16.

Girls Top 10

1. Emma Jourdain (LX), 18:25.93; 2. Margo Smith (MG), 18:56.11; 3. Alice Najimy (LX), 20:21.62; 4. Marion Huth (LX), 20:30.31; 5. Alice Glab (MG), 20:33.82; 6. Lessley Columna (P), 20:49.09; 7. Ellen Huth (LX), 20:49.41; 8. Niku Darafshi (MG), 20:55.49; 9. Emily Lescarbeau (MG), 20:58.89; 10. Hazel Scullin (MG), 21:00.86



GREAT BARRINGTON >> Thomas Fraser led Lee to victory over Monument Mountain.

Fraser earned medalist honors with a 39. He did a good job navigating Wyantenuck and he would've shot even better, but he triple bogeyed the last hole. Hunter Roosa shot a 42 for Lee (4-0, 2-0 Berkshire South). Max Joyner led Monument (1-3, 1-1) with a 47.


LEE (173)

Thomas Fraser 39, Bryce Whalen 47, Hunter Roosa 42, Colin Finnegan 46, Sean Mclaughlin 46, Camden Roosa 52


Lexi Shumsky 53, Max Joyner 47, Matthew Iemolini 57, Dylan Tinker 52, Jackson Cunningham 53, Graham Herrick 51.

Birdies — Fraser (No. 2, 5, 8); Roosa (No. 8).


SHELBURNE FALLS >> The Hornets picked up their first win of the season at Edge Hill Golf Course on Tuesday.

Brad Tatro and Cole Kratz secured 4-0 victories for McCann (1-1, 1-1 Bi-County North).

Brian Boudreau and Matt Jette each won 3-1 for the Hornets.


Brad Tatro (MT) 4, Riley Dupree (M) 0. Seth Donovan (M) 3, Jake Tower (MT) 1. Cole Kratz (MT) 4, Will Guyette (M) 0. Brian Boudreau (MT) 3, Andy Robertson (M) 1. Matt Jette (MT) 3, Tristan Lacross (M) 1. Danny White (M) 2.5, Ben Chesboro (MT) 1.5.


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