Roundup: Lee boys basketball tops Mount Everett at South County Tournament

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LENOX — Lee used its fast-paced attack and Matt Reynolds' sweet shooting to pull away from Mount Everett, winning 72-56 in the first round of the South County Tournament. The Wildcats advance to face Monument Mountain in championship game tonight at 7 p.m.

The two teams played three back-and-forth quarters, before Reynolds overpowered the under-manned Eagles in the fourth. He out-scored his opponents by himself, scoring 11 of his 32 points in the final quarter.

Josh Sampson had 18 points. Kenny Krom led Everett with 17 points.

"We wore down their defense [in the fourth quarter]," Lee coach Tom Finnegan said. "We started getting out in transition and wore them down. We also started playing solid man-to-man defense."

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EVERETT (56)

C. Conaway 6-1-14, D. Conaway 6-1-15, Greenberg 1-0-3, Benhe 3-1-7, Krom 7-3-17, Litchfield 0-0-0, Gulotta 0-0-0, Twing 0-0-0. Atchinson 0-0-0. Totals: 23-6-56

LEE (72)

Finnegan 1-0-3, Harding 2-4-8, Sampson 6-4-18, Buratto 5-1-11, Reynolds 10-9-32, Castegnaro 0-0-0, Pichardo 0-0-0. Johnson 0-0-0.

3-point goals — ME 3 (C. Conaway 1, D. Conaway 1, Greenberg 1). L 6 (Finnegan 1, Sampson 2, Reynolds 3).

Everett 20 11 15 10 — 56

Lee 18 12 16 26 — 72

RUTLAND 71, HOOSAC 47

CHESHIRE >> Rutland (Vt.) duo Kyle Cassarino and Nathaniel Kingsley carried the visiting Raiders to a win over Hoosac Valley on Tuesday.

They combined for 48, out-scoring Hoosac's total as a team.

Hoosac (2-3) played well in the first half, taking a 32-32 tie into the third quarter. But Kingsley found his range after halftime, scoring 16 of his 22 points. Cassarino had 26 points.

Jameson Coughlan led Hoosac with 25 points.

"They came with pressure and that bothered us," Hoosac coach Bill Robinson said. "We just didn't make shots [in the second half]. Kinglsey had 16 off 22 in second half. He got hot and beat us by himself. ... We don't know how to size up our opponents and identify their shooters."

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RUTLAND (71)

Cassarino 8-8-26, Tyson 2-4-8, Johnson 1-2-4, Slade 1-1-3, Mee 3-2-8, Kingsley 9-0-22. totals: 24-17-71.

HOOSAC (47)

Hall 2-0-5, Koperkniak 5-0-11, Sistrunk 2-0-4, Barrow 1-0-2, Coughlan 10-5-25. Totals: 20-5-47.

3-point goals — R 6 (Cassarino 2, Kinglsey 4). HV (Hall 1, Koperniak 1).

Rutland 13 19 18 21 — 71

Hoosac 11 21 6 9 — 47

MONUMENT MOUNTAIN 42, LENOX 35

LENOX >> Monument Mountain forced 28 turnovers, using its defense to beat Lenox in the first round of the South County tournament. Monument advances to face Lee tonight at 7 p.m.

The Spartans held the Millionaires (1-3) to single-digit scoring for the first three quarters of the game. Lenox did not shoot well from the field or the free throw line, making just nine of 24 attempts from the stripe.

Conor Prince led Monument with 12 points. Mike Downer led Lenox with 11 points. Tom Hedges added 16 rebounds.

"Monument played very good," Lenox coach Scott Sibley said. "They pressured us, created turnovers and we just didn't respond well."

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MONUMENT (42)

Perry 3-0-7, Riegel 1-0-2, Prince 3-5-12, Troiano 2-1-5, Piepho 2-1-5, Aberdale 4-1-11, Peretti 0-0-0, Newey 0-0-0, Amestead 0-0-0, Brownson 0-0-0, Tinker 0-0-0. Totals: 15-8-42

LENOX (35)

Reynolds 2-0-4, Hurley 1-2-4, Sheppard 0-2-2, Coakley 3-1-7, Steinman 1-0-3, Hedges 1-2-4, Downer 4-2-11, Parkinson 0-0-0, Ellrodt 0-0-0, Crea 0-0-0. Totals: 12-9-35

3-point goals — MM 4 (Perry 1, Prince 1, Aberdale 2). L 2 (Downer 1, Steinman 1).

Monument 14 6 10 12 — 42

Lenox 7 8 6 14 — 35

High School Swimming

PITTSFIELD >> The St. Joseph swim team picked up a sweep over Wahconah on Tuesday at the Boys & Girls Club. The girls won 66-28, while the boys won 38-16.

Jessie Tobin and Emma Whitney led the Crusader girls with two event wins each and a pair of relay wins together. Tobin won the 200 freestyle and the 100 freestyle, while Whitney won the 200 individual medley and the 100 backstroke.

For the boys, Wahconah's Miles Cramer won the 50 freestyle and the 100 freestyle, while Noah Schweitzer won the 500 freestyle and 100 breastroke for the Warriors. St. Joseph, though, won five non-contested events to grab the win.

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Girls Results

200 medley relay — 1. Whitney, K. Bernardy, Kirsimagi, Tobin (SJ), 2:07.87; 2. Ellsworth, Defoe, Daley, Cramer (W), 2:26.55; 3. Wilson, E. Bernardy, Czarnecki, Therrien (SJ), 2:31.25.

200 freestyle — 1. Tobin (SJ), 2:07.49; 2. Defoe (W), 2:24.61; 3. Doane (W), 2:49.25.

200 individual medley — 1. Whitney (SJ), 2:29.16; 2. Bartlett (SJ), 2:42.09; 3. Austin (W), 3:06.26.

50 freestyle — 1. Kirsimagi (SJ), :30.44; 2. K. Bernardy (SJ), :31.56; 3. Wilmot (W), :31.87.

100 butterfly — 1. Bernardy (SJ), 1:11.31; 2. Daley (W), 1:15.65; 3. Gregory (W), 1:32.47.

100 freestyle — 1. Tobin (SJ), :57.82; 2. Defoe (W), 1:02.93; 3. Kirsmigi (SJ), 1:08.72.

500 freestyle — 1. Bartlett (SJ), 6:25.42; 2. Cramer (W), 7:07.12; 3. Wilson (SJ), 7:13.34.

200 freestyle relay — 1. Gallagher, Bartlett, E. Bernardy, Tobin (SJ), 1:58.35; 2. Daley, cramer, Austin, Defoe (W), 2:05.51.

100 backstroke — 1. Whitney (SJ), 1:06.94; 2. Wilson (SJ), 1:24.03; 3. Ellsworth (W), 1:25.38.

100 breaststroke — 1. E. Bernardy (SJ), 1:15.19; 2. K. Bernardy (SJ), 1:27.82; 3. Daley (W), 1:27.99.

400 freestyle relay — 1. K. Bernardy, Kirsimagi, Bartlett, Whitney (SJ), 4:34.51; 2. Austin, Daley, Ellsworth, Gregory (W), 5:50.32.

Boys Results

200 medley relay — 1. Tassion, Morehouse, DiSanti, Hartley (SJ), 2:19.60.

200 freestyle — 1. Hartley (SJ), 2:32.16.

200 individual medley — 1. DiSanti (SJ), 2:46.15; 2. Tassone (SJ), 2:56.06.

50 freestyle — 1. Cramer (W), :25.17; 2. Hartley (SJ), :33.13; 3. Sarto (SJ), :28.22.

100 freestyle — 1. Cramer (W), :57.33; 2. DiSanti (SJ), 1:01.25; 3. Sarto (SJ), 1:13.27.

500 freestyle —1. Schweitzer (W), 6:09.12.

200 freestyle relay — 1. Sarto, Hartley, Tassone, DiSanti (SJ), 2:04.97.

100 backstroke — 1. Tassone (SJ), 1:20.53.

100 breaststroke — 1. Schweitzer (W), 1:27.37; 2. Morehouse (SJ), 1:30.25.

Women's College Basketball

WHITMAN 70, WILLIAMS 56

NASHVILLE, TENN., >> Whitman used an aggressive defense to force Williams' turnovers, snapping the Ephs' eight-game winning streak during the first game of the Music City Classic.

Whitman led by one point at halftime, and used its tight defense to expand the lead in the second half. The Whitties forced 21 turnovers, converting them into 19 points.

Casey Poe carried Whitman offensively in the fourth quarter, scoring 11 of her game-high 23 points. She scored the final five points from the free throw line, sealing the win.

Amanni Fernandez led Williams (8-1) with 23 points. Devon Caveney had 13 points. Oge Uwanaka added 13 rebounds.

Williams plays its second and final game in the Classic today at 3 p.m. against Meredith College.

Men's College Basketball

WILLIAMS 77, URSINUS 64

WASHINGTON, D.C. >> Williams' Cole Teal scored 20 of his 23 points in the second half, helping the Ephs overcome a slow start and earn the victory in the first game of the Catholic University Tournament.

Williams trailed by 10 at halftime, but the Ephs put together a 13-2 run in the second half to take the lead. Teal's back-to-back 3-pointers gave them a one-point lead with 14 minutes and 34 seconds left in the game. James Heskett followed with another 3-pointer, stretching the lead to four.

Ursinus battled back, however, as Eric Williams four straight points gave the Grizzly Bears a one-point lead with 10:32 left.

Daniel Aronowitz answered with a layup, and the Ephs did not trail for the remainder of the game.

Matt Knowles led Ursinus with 19 points. Heskett added 14 points.

Williams will face Catholic University today at 7 p.m.


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