Monument Mountain girls softball falls to St. Joseph
GREAT BARRINGTON -- The Monument Mountain softball team outhit St. Joseph, but couldn't punch enough runs across in a 5-3 loss to the Crusaders on Tuesday.
"We had people on base all day, but we couldn't get them home," said Spartan coach Sarah Mead.
Amanda Morse and Morgan Hammer each had two hits for the Spartans, while Chanler Hospot had a pair for St. Joseph, including a triple.
St. Joseph 102 011 0--5 6 7
Monument 021 000 0--3 11 2
Aspen Sawyer and Alex Nejaime. Julia Murphy and Hannah Kibbe WP -- Murphy. LP -- Sawyer. 2B: Monument 1 (Alex Nejaime) 3B: St. Joseph 1 (Chanler Hospot)
Brattleboro 6, Drury 5
NORTH ADAMS -- The Blue Devils struggled through another slow start. Brattleboro jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second inning and never looked back. Both teams had difficult defensive games, committing five errors each.
"We're not getting the timely hits, and we're not getting the early hits," Drury coach Mary Ann Maroni said. "We're two different teams right now. The team that played Taconic [Monday], was not the same team that played Brattleboro today."
Cat Record struck out four and issued just three walks as she went the distance for the Blue Devils and suffered the loss.
Amanda Ramsdell had a double in the loss.
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Drury 001 003 1--5 6 5
Rachel Smith (6), Becca Paige and Carpenter. Cat Record and Ingrid Olsen. W-- Smith. L-- Record. 2B -- Drury 1 (Amanda Ramsdell). 3B -- Brattleboro (Paige).
Monson 13, McCann 3
MONSON -- Another big inning doomed the Hornets. This time, it was a seven-run sixth that sunk them. Monson loaded the bases in the inning and had a couple of hits that drove in runs to break open a 6-2 game.
Kaylee McNeice was 2 for 2 with a walk and a double and scored all three runs. Olivia Esoldi was 2 for 4 with a triple.
Despite the result, coach Kate Galli was happy with her young pitcher, Haley Malloy.
"Haley's doing a great job," she said. "We're putting a lot of pressure on this kid. Every game she's cutting down on the walks."
McCann 001 010 1--3 9 8
Monson 103 117 x--13 9 0
Haley Malloy and Danielle Gibeau; Carly Zielinski and Zoe Chevrette. 2B -- MT 1 (Kaylee McNeice), M 2 (Hannah Colling, Rachel Gordon); 3B -- MT 1 (Olivia Esoldi).
Greylock 6, Taconic 2
WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Mounties took advantage of mistakes, scoring twice in the first inning off wild pitches.
Greylock tacked on two more runs in the next two innings to lead 4-1 after three. Kendal Frye finished 3 for 4 with three RBI while Miranda Voller had two hits and a double. Anna Penna had two hits and scored twice.
Heather Tomkowicz earned the win, striking out 12 and allowing six hits. Greylock was coming off a 5-0 loss to Mount Anthony on Monday.
Taconic 001 100 0--2 6 3
Greylock 211 002 x--6 7 1
Amanda Ely and Kadie Dixon; Heather Tomkowicz and Kendal Frye. W -- Tomkowicz. L -- Ely. 2B -- Greylock 1 (MIranda Voller).
Hoosac 13, Lee 5
CHESHIRE -- The Hurricanes broke open a close game with a six-run fourth. Alexis Bushika's two-run triple was the big hit in the inning.
Nikki Laudon cracked a home run for the Wildcats, and Stephanie Young was 2 for 3.
Bushika was 2 for 3 with three RBI for Hoosac, while teammates Caroline Tomkowicz, Carly Kondel and Jocelyn Duhamel all had two hits.
Lee 013 000 2--6 7 3
Hoosac 212 620 x--13 11 0
Alexis Bushika (3), Caroline Tomkowicz (4) and Jocelyn Duhamel (3) and Bushika (4). Nikki Laudon and Molly Carlotto. WP -- Tomkowicz. LP -- Laudon. 3B -- Hoosac 1 (Bushika). HR -- Lee 1 (Laudon).
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