St. Joe's hockey snaps Wahconah's 27-game league win streak


PITTSFIELD -- The Wahconah hockey team bounced back from a 3-0 deficit in the third period to salvage a 4-4 tie with St. Joseph's at the Boys and Girls Club of Pittsfield. The tie snapped the Warriors' 27-game win streak in Hennessy League play. They are 8-3-1 this season.

"With our scoring power, I won't say I was confident we could come back, but I was comfortable," said Wahconah coach Don Disbrow.

Nick Montferret had a hat trick for the Warriors, whose last league blemish was a loss to St. Joe's in the next-to-last game of the 2009-10 season.


St. Joseph's 4, Wahconah 4

Wahconah 0 0 4 -- 4

St. Joseph's 0 2 2 -- 4

Second Period

SJ -- Mike Bloom (Eric Leitch, Lance McColgan) 8:43

SJ -- E. Leitch (Andy Cella, Derek Romejko) 13:20

Third Period

SJ -- Blume (Nick Lillie) 4:08

W -- Nick Montferret (Ryan Ouimet) 8:18

W -- Ouimet (Jeff Hancock) 9:21

W -- Montferret (David Senecal, Lane Grogan) 10:31

SJ -- Romejko (Bloom) 12:14

W -- Montferret (Pat Jamross, Senecal) 14:03

Saves -- Roger Stedman (W) 11, Andrew Leitch (SJ) 38.

Taconic 10, Mount Everett 2

SHEFFIELD -- Brian Bonacquisti had four goals and Connor Conant had a hat trick to lead the Braves.

"This was an opportunity for us to play a lot of kids that don't get a lot of ice time, and I thought they played well," said Braves coach Steve Terpak.

Boys basketball
Drury 72, Lenox 55

LENOX -- Nolan Bird had 21 points and Isiah Pantoja added 15 as Drury stopped Lenox 72-55 on Wednesday.

"They hit 12 three-pointers, including six in the third quarter," said Lenox coach Scott Sibley. We just didn't get out on them."

Bailey Patella scored a game-high 27 for Lenox.

Amherst 67, Taconic 65

PITTSFIELD -- The Braves trailed by 21 early in the fourth quarter, rallying to within two before falling short.

"Drew Scace was great in the fourth period," said Taconic coach Bill Heaphy. "He had 13 of his 17."

The Braves played without guard Trayvon Sims, out with a foot injury.

Girls basketball
Monument 60, Greylock 52

GREAT BARRINGTON -- The Spartans broke open a close game late in the final quarter.

"We did some good things on offense in the fourth period," said Spartan coach Chris Unsworth. "We hit our free throws and that helped."

Samantha White led the Spartans with 18 points, while Lucy Barrett's 26 led all scorers.

Hampshire 53, McCann 24

NORTH ADAMS -- The visiting Red Raiders jumped all over the Hornets in the first quarter and rolled from there.

"A very tough team," said Hornet coach Mike Dowling. "They have very tall girls, they run the floor. Hard to stop them."

Mary Nguyen led McCann with 11.

Monument, Tac. Hills split

GREAT BARRINGTON -- The Monument Mountain girls swim team finished its season at 9-1 with a narrow 85-84 win over Taconic Hills.

Maeve Wilber won the 200 individual medley in 2:22.95 and the 100 backstroke in 1:03.82. But a key win by the Spartans' 200 relay squad put the home team in position to win, according to coach Jill Svirida.

"We were down nine at that point, and I told my girls, ‘This is the only chance we have to come back. We have to win this,' " Svirida said.

The Spartans' relay squad of Lauren Richardson, Hannah Miller, Rowan Rice and Wilber won the race in 1.50.93, less than three-tenths of a second ahead of the Taconic Hills squad, who finished in 1:51.2.

On the boys side, Taconic Hills outpointed the Spartans 87-79. Will Palmer was a double winner in the 50 and 100 freestyle in 23.81 and 54.21, respectively.

Derrek Rueger won the 200 IM in 2:22.42 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:12.94 and Dominic Roy took the 100 butterfly in 1:06.38 and 100 backstroke in 1:08.8.

"I think we swam pretty well today," said Svirida. "What it came down to was that they swam a little faster than we did."


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