Roundup: Wahconah hockey blanks West Springfield


NORTH ADAMS — The Wahconah hockey team picked up a 4-0 win over West Springfield on Saturday night.

The Warriors put up two goals in both the second and third periods to secure the win, which pushes the team to 5-0 on the season.

"It was our best game of the year so far," Wahconah coach Don Disbrow said. "We really decided to concentrate on our defensive responsibilities in all three zones."

Four different scorers found the back of the net for Wahconah. Mike Bloom had a hand in three goals, scoring the opener before assisting on the next two.

"They played much better than we've played all year," Disbrow said. "Every guy out there played a great game, we didn't have a whole lot of mistakes."

Wahconah is back in action on Saturday at home against South Hadley.


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Second Period

W — Mike Bloom (UA), 2:09. W — Andrew Beaudoin (Bloom), 12:46.

Third Period

W — Mike Moreno (Bloom, Logan Rumbolt), 4:38. W — Vinnie Orlandi (Kyle Bazonski), 13:14.

Saves: W—Nico Romano 20, WS—Ethan Moriarty 27.


GREENFIELD >> The Mount Everett hockey team had to settle for a tie on Saturday against Turners Falls.

The Eagles took a late 4-3 lead through Jake Corcoran — who capped off a hat trick — with 1:34 to go, but Cullen Wozniak scored the equalizer with 43 seconds left to split the spoils.

Jonah Swotes stopped 26 shots in the draw.


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First Period

TF — Ethan LaFleur (Chris Urgiel), 10:48. ME — Jake Corcoran (Brendan Dempsey), 4:49. TF — Mason Whiteman (Bryce Jordan), 3:36.

Second Period

ME — Corcoran (UA), 0:08.

Third Period

ME — Dempsey (Carly Duval), 9:49. TF — Cullen Wozniak (Eric Chaplin), 3:40. ME — Corcoran (UA), 1:34. TF — Wozniak (Ryan Lenois), 0:43.

Saves: ME—Jonah Swotes 26, TF — Nathan Pellitier 31.

College Basketball


CASTLETON, VT. >> The Williams men's basketball team opened 2016 with a win, taking down Castleton University on the road Sunday.

Coming back after a Dec. 30 loss to Catholic, the Ephs got 21 points from Cole Teal and another 11 from Kyle Scadlock to secure the win.

Williams led 47-27 at halftime.

Castleton was led by Rob Coloutti, who poured in 20 points.

Ed Flynn just missed out on a double double for Williams, finishing with 11 rebounds and nine points.

Williams improves to 8-3 on the year. The Ephs are back in action on Jan. 8 at archrival Amherst.

College Hockey


OSWEGO, N.Y. >> The Williams ice hockey team bounced back from a Saturday loss to Adrian with a 4-1 win over Castleton at the Oswego Classic.

The Ephs scored three goals in both the first and second periods to take a commanding lead.

Tyler Young finished with a hat trick and two assists for Williams. Frankie Mork and Zander Masucci each had two assists, as well.

In goal, Michael Pinios stopped 23 shots to get the win.

Williams moves to 6-3-1 on the year. The Ephs are back in action on Jan. 9 at home against Trinity.


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