Michael Carpenter leads St. Joseph past Wahconah in baseball
HINSDALE -- St. Joe's Michael Carpenter was spectacular at the plate, going 3 for 5 with two runs and two RBI in an 11-5 win over Wahconah on Sunday.
Carpenter had seven total bases on the day, finishing with two doubles and a triple at the Duquette Sports Academy.
"They hit the fastball well," said Warriors coach Jared Shannon. "He just ate up the fastball. He was locked in. He hit the ball real well."
Matt Schneider was 1 for 4 with an RBI for Wahconah while teammate Andrew Kowalczyk was 2 for 3 with a run scored. Jon BIanchi added a double for St. Joe.
St. Joe 11, Wahconah 5
St. Joe 340 120 1 -- 11 10 3
Wah 200 012 0 -- 5 4 6
Zach Neary (4 2/3), Bullock and Nate Stump; Ethan Wells (5), Matt Schneider and Lane Grogan. W -- Neary. L -- Wells. 2B -- SJ 3 (Mike Carpenter 2, Jon Bianchi) 3B -- SJ 1 (Mike Carpenter).
College baseballWilliams swept
WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Williams baseball team couldn't keep visiting Bowdoin from reaching the 20-win mark, as the visiting Polar Bears swept a Sunday doubleheader.
Bowdoin (20-9) won the first game 4-1 and then took the nightcap 3-2.
In the second game, Bowdoin scored single runs in the first, fifth and sixth innings to take a 3-0 lead.
Williams answered with two runs on four hits in the home sixth. Kelso Stevens' two-run single pulled the Ephs to within a run.
It could have been a big inning, but Marco Hernandez was out at home on an unsuccessful squeeze play with the bases loaded, and then Chance Rueger grounded out to pitcher Henry Van Zant to end the threat.
Williams left a runner in scoring position in the seventh and had runners on first in the eighth and ninth, but couldn't push the tying run home.
in the opener, Beau Horan's RBI single in the bottom of the third cut the Williams deficit to 2-1. But the Ephs got no closer.
Stevens was 3 for 7 in the doubleheader with two runs batted in and a run scored. Darren Hartwell was 3 for 8 in the doubleheader for Williams (10-19).
WILLIAMSTOWN -- It was a good Sunday for the Williams tennis teams as the men and women beat Colby by identical 9-0 scores.
Brian Chow had the quickest match as he did not drop a game in a straight-set win.
Williams senior Veronica Li closed out her regular-season career at home with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 6 singles.
SOUTH HADLEY -- Williams finished second at the Jack Leamon Championship on Sunday. The Ephs picked up three strokes at The Orchards, but couldn't catch eventual champion Ithaca.
The Ephs finished with a two-day total of 644, to Ithaca's 642.
The Bombers' Sharon Li was medalist with a 1-over-par 73, and she won the individual tournament with a two-day total of 6-over 152. Elizabeth Monty was five strokes back at 157 while Williams' Georgiana Salant finished tied for third with Ithaca's Kelsey Baker at 158, six behind Li.
Shelby Shote (159) and Paige Whidbee (163) also scored top-10 finishes for Williams.
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