Roundup: Lenox, Hoosac Valley golf teams pick up wins
LENOX — The Lenox golf team has staked its claim as the top squad in the Southern Division. Coach Dick Salinetti's Millionaires showed why on Thursday.
Brendan Hayden shot a 1-over-par 35 to earn medalist honors, while all four of the Lenox scoring golfers shot under 40 in a 146-181 win over Monument Mountain (1-5, 1-2 South) at Cranwell. The teams played the par-34 back nine.
Hayden made two birdies, one on the par-4 11th hole and one on the par-5 15th. Max DiGrigoli, who shot a 35 earlier in the week, came back with a 36 on Thursday. Ben Haddad shot 37 and Max Shepardson shot 38. Lenox is now 6-1 on the year and 3-0 in the division.
MONUMENT MOUNTAIN (181) — Curt Wilton 44, Andrew Churchill 45, Brady Whalen 45, Bradley Danyluk 47, Ben Shultis 47, Callen Hoff 56.
LENOX (146) — Max DiGrigoli 36, Brendan Hayden 35, Max Shepardson 38, Ben Haddad 37, Devan Patel 41, Brady DiGrigoli 52.
Birdies — MM: Wilton, No. 12; Whalen, No. 10. L: Hayden No. 11, No. 15; DiGrigoli, No. 10; Shepardson, No. 11.
Hoosac Valley 164, Mount Everett 189
ADAMS — Host Hoosac Valley (7-0) stayed perfect with a victory over winless Mount Everett (0-5).
The Hurricanes got a 38 out of Luc Trombley to earn medalist honors. The four scoring Hoosac golfers all finished within five shots of each other and the highest of those scores was Henry Sniezek's 43.
"Great round from Trombley. [Colby] Rougeau had his personal best with a 41," Hoosac coach Jason Sniezek wrote in an email. "We seem to be improving with our depth over the last few matches."
MOUNT EVERETT (189) — Colby Stevens 48, Spencer Broderick 57, Cooper Rothvoss 42, Jack Seward-Dailey 42, Tucker Wilkinson 57, Kai LaRose 61.
HOOSAC VALLEY (164) — Henry Sniezek 43, Luc Trombley 38, Corben Craig 46, Justyn Cowell 42, Colby Rougeau 41, Zach Swistak 59.
Birdies — ME: Stevens, No. 8.
Franklin Tech 17.5, McCann Tech 6.5
TURNERS FALLS — Ryan Baran was medalist for McCann, but host Franklin Tech handed the Hornets their first loss of the season.
Baran shot a 45, and was one of two Hornets to win an individual matchup. Chris Rose beat Franklin Tech's Nate Sciandra for McCann's other win.
Franklin Tech 17.5, McCann Tech 6.5
MT: Ryan Baran (45) def. Mike McGoldrick (47) 3-1.
FT: Alex Sulda (46) def. Dalton Tatro (51), 3.5-0.5.
FT: Ryan Artus (48) def. Nash Morin (53) 3.5-0.5.
MT: Chris Rose (52) def. Nate Sciandra (52) 2.5-1.5
FT: Anthony Zager (46) def. Dylynn Hardee (53) 4-0.
FT: Jacob Shaw (51) def. Owen Vareschi (59) 4-0.
Hoosac Valley 2, Lenox 0
CHESHIRE — Gabby Billetz and Emily Godfrey combined for the clean sheet as host Hoosac Valley (2-2) handed Lenox (4-2) its second loss of the year.
Hoosac coach Kathy Budaj said that coming off a hard-fought 2-1 loss to Monument Mountain on Tuesday, beating Lenox built on that momentum.
"We were more hungry today, wanting the ball in the box and were able to put the ball in," she wrote in an email.
Lenox 0 0 — 0
Hoosac Valley 1 1 — 2
Hoosac goals — Shaleigh Levesque, Own goal.
Hoosac assists — Cairagan Greene.
Saves — L: Taylor Knight 15. HV: Gabby Billetz 11, Emily Godfrey 1.
Wahconah 2, Mount Greylock 0
DALTON — Wahconah broke open a scoreless tie with a pair of second-half goals, while Michaela Moncecchi had four saves to earn the clean sheet. The Warriors (3-1-1, 2-0 North) handed Greylock (5-1, 2-1) its first loss of the year.
"We moved the ball around. We were finding our midfielders," Wahconah coach Meg Smith said. "We were defending as a unit, starting from the forwards down to the back."
Maria Gamberoni had a goal and an assist for the Warriors.
Mount Greylock 0 0 — 0
Wahconah 0 2 — 2
W — Maria Gamberoni (Hannah Bowlby), 53:40. W — Noelle Furlong (Gamberoni), 66:23.
Saves — MG: Delaney Babcock 15. W: Michaela Moncecchi 4.
Lee 2, Drury 1
LEE — Caroline Maloney found the back of the net twice as the Wildcats improved to 3-0-1 with a win over visiting Drury (0-5).
"It was a hard fought game right to the end by both teams," Lee coach Lauren Finnegan wrote in an email. "Incredible team play and beautiful passing allowed Maloney the space she needed."
Drury's Kayla McGrath tied the game at one a piece in the 34th minute. However, Maloney's second goal, which came in the 64th minute, gave Lee the lead for good.
Bella Lovato had 12 saves in net to help the Wildcats ice the game.
"Lovato was outstanding in goal, not showing her freshmen status at all," Finnegan added. "Defense was solid, especially within the last 10 minutes of the game."
Drury 0 1 — 1
Lee 1 1 — 2
L — Caroline Maloney, 2:25.
D — Kayla McGrath, 54:29, L — Maloney, 64:48.
Saves — D: McKenzie Dobbert 7; L: Bella Lovato 12
Mount Everett 2, Taconic 1
PITTSFIELD — Julia Devoti and Emily Steuernagle did the heavy lifting for the Eagles in a win against the Braves. Devoti's goal came in the second half as she cashed in an assist from Hudah Nguy-Nkulu to put Taconic away for good. Everett's first goal came in the game's 30th minute off the leg of Seuernagle. Emma Goewey had 14 saves for the Eagles (1-3-1). Sydnie Sherman had the lone goal for the Braves (0-7).
Mount Everett 1 1 — 2
Taconic 0 1 — 1
ME — Emily Steuernagle (unassisted), 30:00.
ME — Devoti (Hudah Nguy-Nkulu) 67:42; T — Sydnie Sherman (unassisted), 74:30.
Saves: ME — Emma Goewey 14; T — Natalia Agrelo 11.
McCann Tech 5, St. Mary's 5
WESTFIELD — The Hornets (4-0-2, 3-0-2) jumped out to a 4-1 halftime lead, only to have the Gaels turn the tables with an identical 4-1 second half as the match ended in a draw.
McCann's Izzy LaCasse had two goals in the first half, got the hat trick in the second half, and added an assist.
McCann Tech 4 1 — 5
St. Mary's 1 4 — 5
McCann goals — Izzy LaCasse 3, Gabby Schneider 2.
St. Mary's goals — Emma Goodreau 2, Emma Bialas, Allie Goodreau, Own goal.
McCann assists — Boyer 2, Canales, LaCasse.
St. Mary's assists — Olearcek.
Saves — MT: Savannah Reynolds 16. SM: Leahy 15.
McCann Tech 5, Commerce 0
NORTH ADAMS — Five different Hornets scored in the shutout win.
"We played really well and passed the ball around well too," McCann coach John Bresett wrote in an email. "I was very pleased to see some of the things we worked on in practice come into play especially with us scoring on some header goals."
Michael Harris kept the clean sheet in goal. The Hornets are now 3-3-0 on the year.
McCann Tech 5, Commerce 0
Goals — MT: Nick LaForest, Andrew Levesque, Carter Foucher, Connor Griswold, Matt Bailey.
Saves — MT: Michael Harris, N/A.
Lenox 2, Mount Everett 1
LENOX — Spencer Villinski broke the deadlock in the 61st minute, and Isaac Tabakin added the insurance tally as the Millionaires (3-1-0) held off the Eagles.
Mount Everett (2-1-0) got a goal back through Eduardo Rodriguez in the 74th minute, but the Eagles couldn't find an equalizer.
Michael Devoti stopped 12 shots in the loss, while Daniel Munch stopped seven in the win.
Everett 0 1 — 1
Lenox 0 2 — 2
L — Spencer Villinski (Andre Collins), 61:00. L — Isaac Tabakin (Max Keator), 68:00. L — Eduardo Rodriguez (unassisted), 74:00.
Saves — ME: Michael Devoti 12. L: Daniel Munch 7.
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