Monday's roundup: Pittsfield volleyball beats St. Joe's

Tuesday September 11, 2012

PITTSFIELD -- For the second full week of the volleyball regular season, things seemed right to Pittsfield High School coach Brian Lawton.

"Everything looked the way it was supposed to -- a little bit off," he said.

It was all good enough for a big city win. Karissa Kozlowski’s five aces and four kills helped PHS to a four-set win over St. Joseph’s on Monday.

Tiffany Robinson added 12 assists and six aces in the 25-13, 25-20, 25-27, 25-18 win, while Megan Bodnar picked up five kills and four digs.

"I think we executed well today," Lawton said. "We still have some issues to work out ... We have to tighten things up a little bit."

For St. Joe’s, Maddie Roulier had eight kills and four aces, while Virginia Goggins picked up nine assists and five aces.

Wahconah 3, Everett 1

SHEFFIELD -- The Eagles played well in the two middle sets, but Wahconah controlled the first and last set, which was the story, according to Mount Everett coach Dennis Sullivan. The scores were 25-11, 25-23, 23-25 and 25-7.

"Wahconah is a very good passing team, and in the fourth set especially, they passed well," he said.

Mikayla Weigel led the Warriors with four aces, five digs and six blocks, while Becca Grunow had five aces, four digs and 24 assists and Bizzy King added six assists, three digs and five blocks. Danielle Guidi had four assists and four aces for Mount Everett. Sarah Ackerman added six digs and three kills, while Kayla Klem had five kills and five digs.

Lee 3, Monument 2

LEE -- Down 0-2, the Spartans rallied with a pair of wins in the third and fourth sets before Lee closed them out. The scores were 25-22, 25-10, 24-26, 21-25 and 15-5.

"I have to give one of our freshmen, Courtney Picard, her due," said Lee coach John Warner. "She served nine consecutive service points in that fifth game, and that was pretty much the match. She was great."

Kelsey Marzotto had nine kills, four digs, two blocks and two assists to lead the visitors. Teammate Angela Russell had three kills, two assists and five digs and Nicole Keefner had 11 assists, four kills and four aces.

Lee (2-0) was led by Lauren Richardson’s 19 assists, three kills and an ace; Katie Morin’s 11 assists, four blocks, three aces and 21 kills and Vanessa Castillo’s seven kills, four digs and an assist.

Greylock 3, Taconic 2

WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Mounties rallied twice to take this thriller in five games, 22-25, 25-21, 18-25, 25-13, 15-12.

It was, essentially, the Michala Dean show, as she had 16 kills, eight digs, seven assists and three aces.

"I think overall, we played well as a team, but Mikayla stood out," said coach Phil Paul. "In my mind, she’s one of the best players in the county."

Meredith Dezieck added 11 aces, 16 assists and 15 service points for Greylock and Hope Willis turned in seven kills, three blocks and four digs. Nyanna Slaughter had six kills and an ace; Isabel George added eight digs and three aces and Kristin McNeice had four kills, two digs and an ace for the Braves.

Hoosac 168, Greylock 185

ADAMS -- Led by medalist Chad Alibozek’s 38, the Hurricanes picked up their first win of the year at the par-34 Forest Park Country Club.

"Well, we’ve been on the road for a few matches, so it was good to get home," said Hoosac coach Jay Sniezek. "Everybody shot under 50, which we haven’t had for a while."


HOOSAC (168) -- Chad Alibozek 38, Mike Barnes 41, Keith Pero 47, Matt Burdick 43, Ty Clark 46, Mike Lemanski 49.

GREYLOCK (185) -- Matt Wiseman 48, Mike Strizzi 49, Aaron St. Martin 45, Steve Jayko 43, Kyle Alvarez 49, Lilly Crolius 58.

Birdies: H -- Barnes (No. 2), Burdick (No. 9), Clark (No. 4). MG -- Wiseman No. 6, Crolius (No. 3).

Longmeadow 248,
Pittsfield 272

LONGMEADOW -- Four golfers that shot 41 and under for the Lancers gave the home side the win at the par-35 Longmeadow Country Club.


PITTSFIELD (272) -- Ryan Grande 39, Jake Matthews 41, Adam Berkel 46, Nick Martin 49, Terry McDonough 51, Ryan Jacoby 51.

LONGMEADOW (248) -- Billy Waldonse 38, Lia Dunne 39, Lisa Kamin 44, Drew Quirk 44, Tyler Gagne 39, Parker Riordan 41.

Brides: P -- Grande (No. 16), Martin (No. 1). L -- Waldonse 2 (No. 1, No. 13), Dunne (No. 1).


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