Tomkowicz pitches Hoosac softball past Pittsfield


ADAMS -- Caroline Tomkowicz tossed a two-hitter as Hoosac Valley beat Pittsfield 5-1 on Tuesday afternoon.

The right-hander had a shutout until the seventh inning.

"She kept their batters from hitting as they can. Our defense did a good job today," Hoosac coach Morgan Shafer said.

Tomkowicz did not walk a batter and struck out nine.


Pittsfield 000 000 1 -- 1 2 5

Hoosac Valley 300 200 x -- 5 5 2

Emily Koldys and Aoife Nester. Caroline Tomkowicz and Alyssa Pause. W--Tomkowicz. L--Koldys. 3B--HV 1 (Tomkowicz).

McCann 11, Ware 8

NORTH ADAMS -- The Hornets broke open a tie game with a five-run sixth inning. Haley Malloy's bases-clearing double was the big hit of McCann's big inning.

Malloy also got the complete-game win, striking out eight. Cheyenne Alcombright was 2 for 3 with a walk, a double, a triple and three runs scored for the Hornets, while catcher Alanza Quinones threw out a potential base stealer in the fifth.

"Alanza continues to impress and keep baserunners close to the bags," McCann coach Kate Galli said in an email.

Kayla Martin doubled and scored three runs for the Hornets.


Ware 200 220 2 -- 8 10 6

McCann 211 025 x -- 11 9 2

Simons and unknown; Haley Malloy and Alanza Quinones. W -- Malloy. L -- Simons. 2B -- Ware 1 (Simons 1), McCann 3 (Cheyenne Alcombright 1, Kayla Martin 1, Haley Malloy 1). 3B -- McCann 2 (Alcombright 1, Lexi Andrews 1).

Mount Everett 3, Drury 0

SHEFFIELD -- Alicia Bazonski threw a one-hit shutout, striking out 16 Blue Devils and facing three batters over the minimum. She allowed only a second-inning single by Mya Howland.

"The change-up was working well," Everett coach Kurt DeGrenier said. "They fouled off a lot of balls, so she had to mix it up to keep them off balance."

Sam Hoover drove in two runs, on an RBI triple in the third and an RBI double in the fifth. Natasha MacLeay had an RBI groundout in the first for the Eagles.

Drury's Cat Record struck out four Eagles in the loss.


Drury 000 000 0 -- 0 1 0

Everett 101 010 x -- 3 8 2

Cat Record and Amber Iacuessa; Alicia Bazonski and Morgan DeGrenier. W -- Bazonski. L -- Record. 2B -- Everett 2 (Morgan DeGrenier 1, Sam Hoover 1). 3B -- Everett 1 (Hoover 1).

Wahconah 14, Lenox 0

LENOX -- Allie Borowsky allowed no hits in five innings, and three Warriors combined for five home runs.

Chloe Warren and Bree Herforth hit two homers each for Wahconah, while Bridget Lussier added a homer for the victors. Borowsky struck out four in the win.

"Wahconah came to play and was on [its] game," Lenox coach Peggy Steuerwald said in an email. "We weren't ready today and made some key errors that cost us runners that turned into runs."

Makayla White took the loss on the hill for Lenox, striking out four.

Taconic 10, Monument 5

GREAT BARRINGTON -- Visiting Taconic scored seven runs in the first three innings in a win over the Spartans.

Kirsten McNeice hit a two-run home run in the first inning for Taconic and Amanda Ely hit a two-run homer in the third. Monument's Erin Stalker hit a solo home run in the fourth inning and was a double away from hitting for the cycle.


Taconic 241 102 0 -- 10 9 1

Monument 000 210 2 -- 5 8 6

Carly Decker (4), Ashley Keegan (3) and Kadie Dickson. Aspen Sawyer and Alexa Nejaime. W--Decker. L--Sawyer. 2B--T (Jillian Campbell). 3B--MM 1 (Erin Stalker). HR--T 2 (Amanda Ely, Kirsten McNeice), MM 1 (Stalker).

Greylock 11, Lee 0

LEE -- Meredith Dezieck was 4 for 5 for the Mounties, driving in two runs. Greylock scored all its runs in the second and third innings.

Kendal Frye tossed a three-hit shutout for the Mounties.

"They hit the ball pretty well," said Lee coach Alicia Campbell of Greylock's 14-hit attack. "Kendra [Williams] pitched well for us, but they hit them into some gaps. Nice, hard line drives. We just had a tough second inning in particular."

Monday's softball: Monson 13, McCann 1

MONSON -- The Hornets had a tough Monday, committing seven errors in a loss to the Mustangs.

Carly Zielinski gave up four hits for Monson, walking one and striking out nine.

Jess Sunn had two of McCann's four hits.


McCann 000 010 1 -- 1 4 7

Monson 031 423 x -- 13 8 2

W--Carly Zielinski. L--Haley Malloy. 2B--M 3 (Zielinski 2, Madi DiSanti). 3B--MT 1 (Alanza Quinones).

Baseball: Taconic 14, Sci-Tech 3

PITTSFIELD -- The Braves (7-4) rolled to an easy victory.

Abdiel Cotto had the big day at the bat for the Braves, as the sophomore had a double, a triple and three runs batted in. Andrew Winston chipped in with a 3-for-3 day, scoring four runs and driving in two.


Sci-Tech 000 102 0 -- 3 6 9

Taconic 063 032 x -- 14 11 3

Juan Garcia (2), Kevin Morales (3), Justin Torrez (1) and Johan Arias. Joe Dewey (3), Steve WitkowskI (2), Jake McNeice (1) and Kevin Squires. W--Witkowski. L--Garcia. 2B--T 3 (Abdiel Cotto, Alex Carusotto, Andrew Winston). 3B--T 1 (Cotto).

Mount Greylock 15, Mount Everett 2

WILLIAMSTOWN -- Perhaps falling behind 2-0 in the first inning was the best thing to happen to the Mounties.

Greylock responded with five runs in the bottom of the frame, followed by a three-run second and a six-run third.

"It was maybe a little bit of a wake-up call," Greylock coach Steve Messina said. "I think the focus was greater in the bottom of the first. They had some good at-bats early; they hit the ball hard and moved runners around."

Nick DiSanti drove in three runs for Greylock, including a two-run homer to left center in the third. Ian Brink was 3 for 3 with two RBI, and Jack Thistle and Nick Bolognia had two hits each.


Everett 200 000 0 -- 2 7 4

Greylock 536 001 x -- 15 14 1

Graham Collopy (3), Nick Tomich (2), Vaughn Collopy (1) and Alec Blume. Robby Buffis (4), Andrew Rickus (2), Jake Benzinger (1) and Nick DiSanti (6), A. Rickus (1). W -- Buffis. L -- G. Collopy. 2B -- Everett 2 (Sage Angell 1, Jon Ovitt 1), Greylock 3 (Jack Thistle 1, Delaney Pudvar 1, J. Benzinger 1). HR -- Greylock 1 (Nick DiSanti).

McCann 12, Franklin Tech 4

NORTH ADAMS -- The Hornets scored 11 runs on seven hits in the second inning, sending 17 hitters to the plate.

"I think it's the first time we've batted around in my three years" as coach, said Hornets coach Pat Ryan.

Sean Davis and Charlie Bohl both hit two-run triples in the second inning.


Franklin 012 000 1 -- 4 5 4

McCann 0(11)0 100 x -- 12 13 3

Mitch Mailloux (5), Austin Burdick (3) and Cooper Grace. Austin Miller (6), Nate Biron (1) and Charlie Bohl. W--Miller. L--Mailloux. 2B--MT 2 (Miller, Tim DeBlois). 3B--FT 1 (Ethan Wickline), MT 2 (Bohl, Sean Davis).

St. Joseph 15, New Lebanon 0

PITTSFIELD -- At Benedict Field, the Crusaders scored eight times in the second inning and ensured the mercy-rule win when Brandon Peaslee hit a grand slam in the fourth inning.

Devon Johnston and Paul Bullock combined on the five-hit shutout for St. Joe (3-5).


New Lebanon 000 00 -- 0 5 0

St. Joseph 082 5x -- 15 16 2

Tynan (3), Odell (1) and Severlein. Devon Johnston (3), Paul Bullock (2) and Nate Stump (3), Brandon Peaslee (2). W--Johnston. L--Tynan. HR--SJ 1 (Peaslee).


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