Mount Everett boys win opener in soccer, beat Hoosac Valley 2-1

SHEFFIELD — It's taken them a while, but the Mount Everett boys finally played a soccer match — and came away with a season-opening victory.

Andrew Consolini's goal in the 46th minute broke a tie and gave the Eagles (1-0) a 2-1 win over visiting Hoosac Valley (0-2).

"For our kids to get down early and come back," Everett coach Josh King said. "This is huge."

The Hurricanes scored in the 27th minute on a goal by Ryan Walczak. Four minutes later, Everett's Anthony Lupiani tied the contest. That set the stage for Consolini's game-winning goal in the second half.


Hoosac Valley     1     0          0

Mount Everett     1     1          2

First Half

HV — Ryan Walczak (Brady Greene), 26:23. ME — Anthony Lupiani (Brendan Dempsey), 31:14.

Second Half

ME — Andrew Consolini (UA), 45:51.

Saves — HV: Jaydin Cooper 8. ME: Patrick Silk 5.

McCann Tech 2, Pathfinder

NORTH ADAMS — McCann Tech used two second-half goals to defeat Pathfinder.

The teams played a scoreless first half, before David Rancourt got the Hornets on the board. Michael Wojtaszek sent a cross from the left side to Rancourt and he sent it in. Wojtaszek added an insurance goal in the 66th minute.


Pathfinder     0     0          0

McCann     0     2          2

MT — David Rancourt (Michael Wojtaszek), 52:10. MT — Wojtaszek (Brandon Vallone), 65:30.

Saves — P: Trent Santos 10. MT: Devon Griswold 5.

Girls soccer

Lenox 4, Drury 0

LENOX — Drury goalie Alyssa Russell was a brick wall in net for the Blue Devils (1-1-1) early. However, Lenox's constant barrage of shots found the net in the second half, leading the Millionaires (2-1) to victory.

Russell, a seventh grader, made 17 saves. Julie Pehlert started the scoring early in the first, but Lenox was held off the scoreboard for the remainder of the half.

Gamberoni added an insurance goal in the 60th minute. Abby Schilling scored Lenox's third goal less than a minute later.

"In the first half we were finding it difficult to move the ball in the middle of the field," Lenox coach Kyle Zinchuk said. "Their goalie played a terrific game. Kept us out of the net for a while. In the second half we started to put some through and get some insurance goals."


Drury     0     0          0

Lenox     1     3          4               

First Half

L — Julie Pehlert (Abby Schilling), 2:40

Second Half

L — Nicole Gamberoni (UA) 59:14. L — Schilling (UA), 60:28. L — Shelby Lynch (Arianna Roberts), 64:34.

Saves — D: Alyssa Russell 17. L: Sophie Patella 2, Julianne Harwood 1.

Austin Prep 2, Hoosac Valley 1

READING — The Hurricanes (1-1) took a trip to Eastern Mass. Tuesday night and came home on the short end of the score.

"We started off slow down there," Hoosac coach Kathy Budaj wrote in an email. "Our defense played fantastic and our goalie Kelsey Bulson did a nice job. We were struggling to generate offense on the turf field."

The Hurricanes finally got on the board in the 76th minute on a goal by Alie Mendel, which tied the game at 1. But two minutes later, Dani Rick scored on a penalty kick to give Austin Prep the win.


Hoosac Valley     0     1          1

Austin Prep     0     2          2

Second Half

AP — Dani Rick (UA), 61:00. HV — Alie Mendel (Claudia Bresett, Ashley Meczywor), 76:00. AP — Rick (PK), 78:00.

Saves — HV: Kelsey Bulson 11.

High school golf

Lee 171, Taconic 181

LEE — At Greenock Country Club, Thomas Fraser's birdie on the par-4 eighth hole proved to be the difference in his battle with Taconic's Mike Kays for medalist honors.

Fraser finished with an even-par 35, while Kays shot a 1-over 36.

"It was a very good, competitive match," Lee coach Matt Carlino said. "Mike played really well. Thomas played one stroke better."


Taconic (181) — Mike Kays 36, Connor Champoux 43, Brent Arseneau 50, Nick Slocik 70, Derek Wertenberger 52.

Lee (171) — Thomas Fraser 35, Hunter Roosa 41, Colin Finnegan 45, Camden Redstone 50, Dylan Ely 52, Lucas Bombardier 50.

Birdies: Fraser No. 8, Roosa No. 8, Champoux No. 1.

McCann 23 1/2, Pathfinder 1/2

ADAMS — The Hornets (1-1) fell a half-point short of scoring a shutout at Forest Park.

"They were tight and quiet in the first match," coach Justin Kratz said. 'They had a lot more fun today."

Ryan Baran, who beat Pathfinder's Jack Moynihan 4-0, had the best round of the day, shooting 41.


McCann 23 1/2, Pathfinder 1/2

Cole Kratz (MT) def. Alex Bergeron 3 1/2-1/2. Ryan Baran (MT) def. Jack Moynihan 4-0. Dalton Tatro (MT) def. Anthony Courchesne 4-0. Logan Tower (MT) def. Connor Nevin 4-0. Matt Jette (MT) def. Charlie May 4-0. Chris Rose (MT) def. Jacob Russo 4-0.

High school volleyball

Wahconah 3, Mohawk 0

SHELBURNE FALLS — Visiting Wahconah (3-1) rolled to a 3-0 win over Mohawk. The set scores were 25-11, 25-16, 25-13.

For Wahconah, Laiken Cornwell-L'hote had 11 kills, three blocks and two aces; Emma Parkington had 15 digs to go with eight kills and four blocks, while Fran Gigliotti had 23 assists and two aces.

Lee 3, West Springfield 0

WEST SPRINGFIELD — Lee scorched the Terriers on a road trip, winning 3-0 without much contest in any set. On the strength of nine kills from Bailey Thomas, the Wildcats won 25-13, 25-13, 25-11 against a young West Side squad. Thomas and teammates Lydia Morawiec (six kills) and Ahna Schlaefer (four kills) were the beneficiaries of some excellent set-ups by Suriana Lee. The starting setter finished with 15 assists and added four aces. Libero Anna Wang was all over the court defensively, posting 15 digs in the Wildcats dominant win.

"That's a good combination," coach John Warner of Thomas and Lee said. "West Springfield was strong last year, but graduated nine girls and they weren't expecting us to come in and throttle them like that."

Minnechaug 3, Pittsfield 0

WILBRAHAM — Pittsfield went on the Massachusetts Turnpike, and came home on the short end of a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Minnechaug.

The Generals (2-1) lost 25-9, 25-9, 25-5. No other information was available at press time.

Local colleges

MCLA men 2, Cobleskill 1 (OT)

NORTH ADAMS — Romeo Grey's goal with 19 seconds left in the second overtime helped MCLA (2-3-0) defeat SUNY-Cobleskill (1-4-0).

The Trailblazers were being 1-0 at halftime, but with less than seven minutes remaining in regulation, Grey set up Oscar Castro to tie the contest at 1.

In the second OT, former Hoosac Valley player Khalil Kareh set up Grey for the winning goal. David Vostaska had scored for Cobleskill.

MCLA keeper Kamron Anderson saved the night, as the Traiblazers netmimdermade 10 saves. SUNY's Josh Mazur had three saves.


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