PHS wins golf tiebreaker over Monument Mountain


GREAT BARRINGTON -- For the second time this season, the Monument Mountain golf team found itself tied with an opponent at the end of a match. They won the first time, over Mount Greylock.

This time, at Wyantenuck Country Club, they were not so fortunate.

After the first four golfers on each team tied at 191, the fifth score for each team would be the tiebreaker. That turned out to be Denis Cooney's 51 for PHS. Monumnt's Dylan Buffoni and Jack Ryder both carded 52s.

"We won the last one, we lost this one," said Spartan coach Tom Kinne. "But I have faith these kids will get better."


PITTSFIELD (242) -- Ryan Grande 47, Nick Martin 50, Jerry McDonough 48, Justin Martin 46, Austin O'Neill 55, Denis Cooney 51

MONUMENT (243) -- Owen Hunter 42, T.J. Shumsky 49, Jeff Spratt 48, Kevin Murray 54, Dylan Buffoni 52, Jack Ryan 52.

St. Joseph 172, Hoosac 182

PITTSFIELD -- The Crusaders' Danielle LaPierre carded a 40 to take medalist honors at Pontoosuc Lake and lead the Crusaders.

"Danielle drove the ball very well," said St. Joseph coach Fran Brilliant. "I've been very pleased with our scores the last few matches."

Lapierre scored the day's only birdie on the 12th hole.


ST. JOSEPH (172) -- Danielle Lapierre 40, Andy Cella 41, Tim Jones 48, Tim Wiles 43, Cody Tynan 49, Michael Gingras 49.

HOOSAC VALLEY (182) -- Keith Pero 43, Ty Clark 47, Matt Burdick 47, Mike Lemanski 45, Eric Sniezek 49, Tyler Carpenter 52.

Birdies -- St. Joseph: Lapierre (No. 12)

Girls soccer
Greylock 2, Wahconah 1

DALTON -- Sophie Leamon scored a pair of goals to lead the Mounties past Wahconah.

"We actually had the edge in play," said Warrior coach Pat West. "But all year, we've had trouble scoring. That didn't change tonight. We struggled to put the ball in the net."


Greylock 0 2 -- 2

Wahconah 0 1 -- 1

G -- Sophie Leamon (UA) 37:24

W -- Bethany Houle (Hannah Brennan) 65:16

G -- Leamon (UA) 68:57

Saves -- G: Charlotte Rand 8; W: Jamie Downer 3, Kayla Kowalczyk 3.

Taconic 3, Drury 1

PITTSFIELD -- Under the lights at Berkshire Community College, the Braves increased their undefeated streak to four games. Taconic is now 3-2-1.

Taconic went in front just five minutes in when Gillian Campbell crossed the ball into the middle of the box, and the ball deflected off a Drury defender and into the net.

It was 2-1 at halftime, but Lisa Laughnane gave Taconic an insurance goal with 15 minutes left.

"Drury played a really nice first half," said Taconic coach John Flynn. "In the second half, we played the way we wanted to. We are getting closer to playing the way we want for 80 minutes."


Drury 1 0 -- 1

Taconic 2 1 -- 3

First Half

T -- Own goal, 7th minute.

T -- Angela Pannesco (Gillian Campbell), 22nd minute.

D -- Morgan Lamarre (UA), 35th minute.

Second Half

T -- Lisa Laughnane (Rachael Donahue) 65th minute.

Saves -- D: Allison Meehan 8. T: Brooke Mangiardi 4.

Hoosac 6, Everett 1

CHESHIRE -- Cecily Malloy and Maddie Vigna each had a goal and an assist to lead the Hurricanes past the Eagles at home.

"Mount Everett is playing better and better, but we controlled the game, fo the most part," said Hurricane coach Blair Mahar.

Taylor Kline had a pair of assists for Hoosac, now 3-0-1.


Everett 0 1 -- 1

Hoosac 3 3 -- 6

First half

H -- Jen Gale (UA) 24:22

H -- Megan Rodowicz (UA) 30:00

H -- Cecily Malloy (Marissa Felter) 35:00

Second half

H -- Malloy (Taylor Kline) 41:00

H -- Maddie Vigna (Kline) 46:00

H -- Fallon Field (Vigna) 52:00

M -- Brooke Morehouse (UA) 78:00

Saves -- H: Megan Richardson 3; E: Sam Hoover 10.

Boys soccer
McCann 7, St. Joseph 0

NORTH ADAMS -- Shane Fuller had a hat trick and Damon Couture had two goals and three assists to lead the unbeaten Hornets (5-0).

"They're a good team," said McCann coach Tom Bona of the Crusaders. "But they don't have a lot of depth. They came down here with 13 players. I used 26. We just wore them down."

The score was 1-0 with 10 minutes left in the first half, and the Hornets punched in four quick goals to take command in the first half.


St. Joseph 0 0 -- 0

McCann 5 2 -- 7

First half

M -- Shane Fuller (Damon Couture) 2:28

M -- Couture (Evan Lemire) 31:02

M -- Fuller (E. Lemire) 38:08

M -- Josh Budaj (UA) 38:00

M -- Couture (Steven Lemire) 39:20

Second half

M -- Jon Leal (Couture) 45:40

M -- Fuller (Couture) 52:09

Saves -- M: Chris Gajda 11; SJ: Reilly Balcom 16.


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