Monument gets strong results

Sunday January 6, 2013

SOUTH HADLEY -- Monument went 1-3 at the South Hadley duals, falling to Dean Tech (56-22), Hampshire (48-33) and Northampton (43-33) before beating Frontier (52-30).

The Spartans had several wrestlers with strong days however. Mark Leon-Duque went 4-0 at 170 pounds while Craig Cooley won three matches at 160 pounds. Sebastian Zapata was 3-1 at 138 and 145 pounds. Jonah Christianson (220), Stephen Cormier (132) and Nate Bradbury (120) won two matches each.

"The kids wrestled hard," said Spartans coach Gordie Soule. "It was a long day. The kids hung in there and wrestled tough. ... I really feel like, Mark, Craig and Sebastian are really stepping up. I think those three are doing really well, leading us."

High School Hockey

St. Joe's 7, Everett 0

PITTSFIELD - Eric Leitch scored a hat trick and brother Andrew had 15 saves as St. Joseph's shut out Mount everett 7-0 on Saturday night.

The Crusaders jumped out to a 2-0 lead after a period and controlled play after that in improving to 4-3-1.

Men's College Basketball

Williams 80, Bates 69

LEWISTON, Maine -- The Williams men's basketball team beat Bates 80-69 on the strength of 30 points from Taylor Epley.

Three other Ephs hit double figures, with Michael Mayer adding 22 and Daniel Wohl and James Klemm scoring 11 each.

Women's College Basketball

Williams 71, Bates 36

LEWISTON, Maine -- The Ephs held the hosts to just 12 points in the second half to cruise to the victory.

Grace Rehnquist led the rout, scoring 32 points for Williams. Jennie Harding added 13.

Women's College Hockey

Williams 2, Trinity 0

WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Ephs won behind a pair of first-period goals.

Hadley DesMeules got Williams on the board just 2:06 into the game. Sam Weinstein made it 2-0 at 17:41.


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