LEE — It was a clean sweep for the young Wildcats against Mount Everett on Wednesday, 5-0.
Lee won four of the five matches in straight sets, while Chris Petrescu survived a battle with Cole Duval at first singles to set the tone 6-1, 3-6, 6-2.
At first doubles, Marc Gogel and Matt Kane forced the issue from the get-go, but Lee's Gabe Kelley and Carter Geoghan staved off defeat 7-5 in the first set. The Wildcats duo cleaned up 6-3 in the second.
The Lee boys (1-0) also placed second at the round robin Maple Hill tournament last weekend in New York.
Singles — 1. Chris Petrescu (L) def. Cole Duval 6-1, 3-6, 6-2; 2. Matt Petrescu (L) def. Gray Duval 6-1, 6-2; 3. Sammy Banga (L) def. Mickey Masters 6-3, 6-1.
Doubles — 1. Gabe Kelley/Carter Geoghan (L) def. Marc Gogel/Matt Kane 7-5, 6-3; 2. Josh Hartman/Mason Mihler (L) def. Noah Williams/Morgan Long 6-2, 6-1.
Lee girls 4, Mount Everett 1
LEE — The Lee girls have now won three straight after defeating Mount Everett. The loss was the first of the season for the Eagles (2-1).
Anna Wang and Ava Martin took care of business in singles to help the Wildcats (3-0) to an early 2-0 lead.
"This was a tough week with vacation," Lee coach Norma Comalli said. "It was nice to see younger players step in and perform well."
Everett's Madison Tinker took the final singles match to get the Eagles on the board.
Rachel Wendling and Paige Barry, along with Emilia Johnson and Sophie Herman took care of business in doubles, winning both matches for the Wildcats.
Singles — 1. Ana Wong (L) def. Madeline VonRuden 6-2,6-3; 2. Ava Martin (L) def. Shelby Tinker 6-0, 6-0; 3. Madison Tinker (ME) def. Anna Martin 3-6, 6-4, 6-3.
Doubles — 1. Rachel Wendling/Paige Barry (L) def. Carly Duval/Laynie Mullen 6-0, 6-0. 2. Emilia Johnson/Sophie Herman (L) def. Emma Nardi and Maile Handy 6-0, 6-1.
Mount Everett 5, Lenox 3
SHEFFIELD — The Eagles improve to 3-1 with a tight win over the Millionaires. Alek Zdziarski allowed just one run to score while striking out six in five innings of work for host Mount Everett.
Nikos Casivant pitched the final two innings to seal the win, and added a double at the plate.
"Defense has been key in the last two games," first-year coach of the Eagles Dan Lanoue said. "Our pitchers have also done a good job cutting down on walks."
Trevor Sweener pitched all six innings for Lenox (0-1).
Lenox 010 001 1 — 3 5 1
Everett 102 101 x — 5 9 1
Trevor Sweener and Cooper Shepardson. Alek Zdziarski (5), Nikos Casivant (2) and Jack Carpenter. WP — Zdziarski. LP — Sweener. 2B — ME: 1 (Casivant). 3B — ME: 1 (Charlie Grace).
Hoosac Valley 17, Drury 3
CHESHIRE — Henry Sneizek had a big day at the plate for Hoosac Valley, as the Hurricanes (1-1) picked up their first win of the season with a strong outing against Drury.
Sneizek ended the afternoon with a game-high three hits and knocked in two runs. Joe Degere also had two runs batted in for the Hurricanes.
John Krol pitched four scoreless innings for Hoosac and struck out four on the afternoon. Devin Kogut pitched the final thee innings and struck out five.
Corbin Rumbolt and Ben Moulton each knocked in a run for the Blue Devils (0-2)
Drury 000 020 1 — 3 6 5
Hoosac 234 350 x — 17 12 4
Justin Cowell (3), Payton Barnes (3), and Dylan Crockwell. John Krol (4), Devin Kogut and Zachary Swistak. WP — Krol. LP — Cowell. 2B — D: Corbin Rumbolt.
Monument Mountain 29, Commerce 7
SPRINGFIELD — Just 24 hours after suffering its first loss of the season, Monument Mountain bounced back in a big way.
The Spartans racked up 20 hits and 29 runs on host Commerce, while Rhiana Louw was on her A-game in the circle.
Louw struck out nine and walked one in four-plus shutout innings. She was also on fire with the stick, batting 4 for 5 with a pair of doubles and a three-run home run that highlighted a 10-run second inning for Monument (3-1). Youngster Takia Brown also shined bright for coach Scott Annand's crew, batting 3 for 4 with a double.
"Pretty much everybody got in there and got a hit," said Annand. "It was good to bounce back from getting knocked around yesterday, and that matches the win total from last year, so we're getting better."
Monument 5(10)6 08 — 29 20 0
Commerce 000 34 — 7 1 0
Rhiana Louw and Grace Fosser. W — Louw. 2B — MM (3) Louw 2, Takia Brown. HR — MM: Louw.
Wahconah boys 18, Belchertown 5
BELCHERTOWN — The Wahconah boys lacrosse team improved to 5-0 with a dominant win over Belchertown.
With the 18-goal performance, the Warriors have netted double-digit goals in every game this season.
It was a team effort as 10 different players scored for the Warriors.
Dart Jaggi led the way with three goals and two assists. Dayton Kozlowski added three goals as well.
Ernie Lampron, Matt Mathers, Tim Clayton and Billy O'Neill had two goals each.
Goals — W: Dart Jaggi (3), Dayton Kozlowski (3), Billy O'Neill (2), Ernie Lampron (2), Matt Mathers (2), Tim Clayton (2), Connor Noyes, Nick Astore, Jonah Smith and Logan Newsome. B: N/A
Assists — W: Mathers (3), Jaggi (2), Clayton (2), Kozlowski (2), Lampron, Noyes, O'Neill. B: N/A
Saves — W: Dom Orlandi (4), Joe Massaro (5). B: N/A
Southern Vermont 9, Williams 6
WILLIAMSTOWN — It may have taken 10 innings, but Southern Vermont left Williams College with a win.
The Ephs (16-7) jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the bottom of the third with the help of a triple from Doug Schaffer, who had three runs batted in, but Southern Vermont (9-14-1) answered with four runs of its own in the top of the fourth.
Schaffer reached on an error in the bottom of the seventh, allowing Eric Pappas to score, tying the game at six and forcing extra innings.
Nick Guajardo's sacrifice fly in the top of the tenth was the game's deciding run. With that in mind, Southern Vermont added two insurance runs in the frame.
Mount Anthony 5, Mount Greylock boys 0
WILLIAMSTOWN — The Mounties fell to 0-2 after being swept by the Patriots on Tuesday
Greylock's Jacob Fink won the second set against Mike Niemi, however, Niemi would take the other two by a score of 6-4.
The Mount Greylock boys will have another shot at their first win of 2019 as they travel to Mount Everett on Monday. The match is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.
Singles — 1. Mike Niemi (MAU) def. Jacob Fink 6-4, 3-6, 6-4; 2. Nick Pappas (MAU) def. Ryan Narey 6-1, 6-0; 3. Mount Greylock forfeit.
Doubles — 1. Sam Chaney/Matt Carey (MAU) def. Troy Michalak/Finn Carothers 6-1, 6-4; 2. Jack Drew/Jason Li def. Altan McIntosh/Ryan Keating 6-4, 6-2.