Thursday's baseball/softball: Drury softball beats Greylock in 15


NORTH ADAMS -- Drury's Amber Iacuessa sent a pitch straight up the middle, scoring Jordan Vanuni from second base, to give the Blue Devils a 4-3 walk-off win over Mount Greylock in 15 innings.

Drury's Cat Record and Mount Greylock's Heather Tomkowicz combined to throw 318 pitches Thursday afternoon. Neither pitcher issued a walk in a marathon game that lasted more than three hours.

Tomkowicz notched 14 strikeouts and gave up nine hits. Record struck out 16 Greylock batters and gave up 13 hits. She also had three doubles.

Drury's Ingrid Olsen and Greylock's Kendal Frye caught all 15 innings.


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Heather Tomkowicz and Kendal Frye. Cat Record and Ingrid Olsen. W -- Record. L -- Tomkowicz. 2B -- Greylock 4 (Frye 2, Miranda Voller, Meredith Dezieck); Drury 6 (Record 3, Laryssa LaPointe 2, Arianna Hilchey).

Everett 1, St. Joseph 0

PITTSFIELD -- At the Doyle Complex, Alicia Bazonski scattered two hits and struck out 16, winning an extra-inning pitchers' duel with St. Joseph's Chanler Hospot.

Hospot matched Bazonski pitch for pitch. She gave up three hits and struck out 11.

The run scored in the top eighth when Sam Hoover scored on an error after stealing third base.


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Alicia Bazonski and Morgan DeGrenier. Chanler Hospot and Hannah Kibbe. W--Bazonski. L--Hospot. 3B--SJ (Hospot).

Wahconah 7, Pittsfield 4

PITTSFIELD -- Wahconah used a big five-run fifth inning to win this rematch with the Generals.

Wahconah parlayed three walks and two errors, along with hits by Gabby Lavinio and Bizzy King to feed the big inning. Trailing 7-1, PHS scored a pair of runs in the seventh inning.

"We came alive, but we came alive way too late," said Pittsfield coach Greg Marchbanks. "Walks and errors hurt us."

"The fifth was the big inning for us," said Warrior coach Dustin Belcher. "We did all our damage that inning with two outs."


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Becca Grunow and Bree Herforth. Sarah Rayner and Aoife Nester. WP -- Grunow. LP -- Rayner.

Lee 20, Monument 8

LEE -- The Wildcats socked a bunch of extra-base hits to earn this win in a mercy-rule shortened game.

Nikki Laudon had a home run and a double and Sarah Middleton and Sam Brown each hit triples. Hannah Miller had two hits, including a double.

Kristen Mead doubled for the Spartans.


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Mikala White (3), Aspen Sawyer (3) and Alex Nejaime (2), Amanda Morse (4). Nikki Laudon and Molly Carlotto. WP -- Laudon. LP -- White. 2B -- Lee 1 (Hannah Miller 1), Monument 1 (Kristen Mead 1). 3B -- Lee 2 (Sarah Middleton 1, Sam Brown 1). HR -- Lee 1 (Laudon 1).

Hoosac 8, Taconic 1

CHESHIRE -- The Hurricanes used a six-run second to put this game away.

The two big hits were an RBI single by Erin Girard and a two-run single by Caroline Tomkowicz.

Tomkowicz pitched a two-hitter with eight strikeouts and no walks.

Amanda Ely cracked a home run for the Braves' run.


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Amanda Ely and Kadie Dickson. Caroline Tomkowicz and Alexis Bushika. WP -- Tomkowicz. LP -- Ely. HR -- Taconic 1 (Ely 1).

Pittsfield 3, Wahconah 2

DALTON -- The Warriors played their fourth consecutive one-run game, losing their second in a row.

"We're in every game," said Wahconah coach Jared Shannon. "It's a matter of execution. Today, Pittsfield executed better than we did."

The Warriors had the bases loaded with no outs in the bottom of the seventh, but could score the tying run.

Ethan Wells had two hits, including a triple, while Eli Pease and Andrew Kowalczyk each had two hits for Wahconah.


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Joe Gratton and Dom Traversa. Lane Grogan and Matt Schneider. WP -- Gratton. LP -- Grogan. 2B -- Pittsfield 2 (Bobby New 1, Taylor Hanford 1). 3B -- Wahconah 1 (Ethan Wells 1).

St. Joseph 7, Everett 5

SHEFFIELD -- Jon Bianchi's two-run home run in the top of the fifth inning broke a 5-5 tie and made a winner of Connor Lein.

Everett coach Jesse Carpenter said the ball tailed away from the left fielder and rolled a long way.

"We played better. We strung five runs together," said Carpenter. "From an offensive standpoint, we had a lot of opportunities and didn't cash in."

Pat Latini pitched two scoreless innings for the save.


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Connor Lein (5), Pat Latini (2) and Zach Neary. Eli Cook (5), Zach Fife (2) and Aaron Martin. W--Lein. L--Cook. S--Latini. 2B--SJ 3 (Jon Bianchi, Latini, Mike Carpenter). 3B--SJ (Kyle Gregory). HR--SJ (Bianchi).


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