Monday's baseball: Wahconah holds off Northampton


NORTHAMPTON -- Wahconah's offense did just enough to squeak out a 6-5 win over Northampton on Monday.

The Warriors speed manufactured runs the entire game, stealing six bases and keeping runners in scoring position.

In the third, Matt Schneider's speed allowed him to reach base on a dropped third strike. Marco Anastasio and Collin Parrott reached after that, and Pat Jamross earned an RBI with a bases-loaded walk. Andrew Beaudoin followed with a two-run double to give Wahconah a 6-1 lead.

Northampton answered in the top of the fourth with four runs, but Ethan Wells pitched out of a seventh-inning jam, recording the last two outs for the save.

"Ethan has the best stuff of the staff," Wahconah coach Jared Shannon said. "He throws well and did his job."


Wahconah 6, Northampton 5

Northampton 001 040 0 -- 5 7 2

Wahconah 102 300 x -- 6 5 0

H. Salem (3 2/3), Landers (3 1/3) and S. Joyce. Collin Parrott (4), Marco Anastasio (2 1/3), Ethan Wells (2/3) and unavailable. W -- Parrott. L -- Salem. S -- Wells. 2B -- Wahconah 1 (Beaudoin 1).

Pittsfield 12, Minnechaug 7

MINNECHAUG -- The Generals withstood a late-inning rally to earn the win.

Nathan Killian's seventh-inning grand slam cut Pittsfield's lead to six in the bottom of the seventh. A PHS error allowed the fifth run of the inning to score. Reliever Sam Fick settled down, though, striking out the next two batters, and Anthony Jones' diving catch at third base ended the game.

Kevin Donati had three hits from the lead-off spot. Dom Traversa had three hits and two RBI.

"[The seventh] was pretty scary," Pittsfield coach Bob Moynihan said. "It was windy as heck. ... Sometimes those things start to get away from you."


Pittsfield 12, Minnechaug 7

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Minnechaug 000 200 5 -- 7 5 3

Ryan Grande (6), Sam Fick (1) and Dom Traversa. Matt Krol (3+), Shaun Krowe (4) and Dylan Pariseau. W -- Grande. L -- Krol. 2B -- Pittsfield 4 (Kevin Donati 1, Traversa 1, Joe Gratton 1, Grande 1), Chaug 1 (Kyle Trombley 1). HR -- Chaug 1 (Nathan Killian 1).

Monument Mountain 14, Hoosac Valley 0

GREAT BARRINGTON -- The Spartans scored six times in the second inning and five more times in the fourth, while James Allentuck and Christian Callahan combined to allow just four Hoosac Valley hits.

Bobby Kinne drove in five runs, three of them on a bases-loaded triple to left-center in the second inning. That triple ended a 12-pitch at-bat.

"That kind of got us rolling," Monument coach Tom Hankey said. "It was one of the better at-bats we've had all year."

Allentuck got the win on the mound to improve to 2-0. Monument is now 4-0, 3-0 in the North.

TJ Shumsky added three hits, with Kinne and Allentuck adding two each. Allentuck drove in two runs to help his own cause.

"We were just trying to stay aggressive each at-bat and take advantage of any mistakes that come our way," Hankey said. "As a team, we're having really good at-bats. We're just attacking the baseball right now."


Monument 14, Hoosac 0

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Monument 160 520 x -- 14 11 0

Ty Clark (2 1/3), Zach Albareda (2 2/3), Joey Buonemani (1) and Jake Swistak. James Allentuck (5), Christian Callahan (1), Dominic DeFelice (1) and TJ Shumsky. W -- Allentuck (2-0). L -- Clark. 2B -- Monument 3 (Bobby Kinne 1, Allentuck 1, Shumsky 1). 3B -- Monument 1 (Bobby Kinne 1).

McCann Tech 11, Franklin Tech 1

TURNERS FALLS -- McCann scored all its runs in the first four innings, rolling to its first win of the season.

Justin Schneider was 3 for 4, including two doubles, with four RBI for the Hornets (1-1, 1-0 Tri-County). Charlie Bohl added an RBI.

Sean Davis got the win on the mound, striking out eight Franklin Tech batters in five innings while scattering two hits and a run.

"He was throwing strikes," McCann coach Pat Ryan said. "Very consistent from both guys [Davis and Austin Miller], actually.

"We all came in with a different attitude. We didn't have a good hitting day the other day. Going from two to 11 shows the kids have some confidence."


McCann 11, Franklin Tech 1

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Franklin 001 000 0 -- 1 2 6

Sean Davis (5), Austin Miller (2) and Charlie Bohl. Mailloux (5), Wickline (2) and Momaney. W -- Davis. L -- Mailloux. 2B -- McCann 2 (Justin Schneider 2). 3B -- McCann 1 (Davis 1).

Housatonic Valley, Conn., 14, Mount Everett 2

FALLS VILLAGE, Conn. -- Eight errors from Mount Everett allowed Housatonic Valley's offense to run smoothly, dealing the Eagles the loss.

Sage Angell took the loss, allowing eight runs, four of them earned, on 10 hits, striking out six.

Bradley Lupiani had two hits for Everett. Malik Wilbon homered in his second career at-bat.

[Errors] contributed to [the score]," Everett coach Jesse Carpenter said. "We committed key errors at key points in the game."


Housatonic Valley 14, Mount Everett 2

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Sage Angell (4), Nick Tomich (1), Vaughn Collopy (1) and Alec Blume. Tom Larsen and Will Yaun. W -- Larsen. L-- Angell. 2B -- Everett 1 (Bradley Lupiani 1), Hous. Valley 3 (Yaun 2, Earl Dakers 1). HR -- Everett 1 (Malik Wilbon 1).


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