Roundup: Monument Mountain girls basketball team rolls to win over Amherst
GREAT BARRINGTON — The undefeated start to the season continued for the Monument Mountain girls basketball team on Saturday as the Spartans rolled by Amherst 47-27.
Destiny Brown scored a game-high 23 points in the win and Fiona Horan added 10.
The teams were tied up at 9-all after a period, but in the second the Spartans put 19 on the board and held Amherst to just two points. Brown scored 12 of her points in the frame.
"We started the game in a half-court trap and we switched back to man-to-man," Monument coach Steve Soule said. "Our man-to-man was pretty good today, which created turnovers and forced shots for them. We were able to get rebounds and steals and get up the floor."
The 7-0 Spartans will put their perfect record on the line Wednesday with a trip to Pittsfield.
Bumgardner 0-1-1, Klaes 4-1-10, Layer 1-1-3, Lee 0-0-0, Mukimba 3-0-6, Nolan 1-0-2, Shea 1-0-2, Zabko 0-0-0, Peters 1-0-3. Totals 11-3-27.
MONUMENT MOUNTAIN (47)
Powell 2-1-5, Saporito 1-0-2, Horan 4-2-10, Luft 0-0-0, Troiano 0-0-0, Cooney 2-0-4, Brown 9-2-23, Pajeski 1-1-3. Totals 19-6-47
Amherst 9 2 7 9 — 27
Monument 9 19 9 10 — 47
3-point goals — A 2 (Peters, Klaes). MM 3 (Brown 3).
Miss Hall's 52, Millbrook 16
PITTSFIELD — Miss Hall's rode a double-double from freshman Nicole Forman to a win. Forman went for 14 points and 17 rebounds, both a career high.
Shae Daley added 13 points, and senior Emily Hunter just missed out on a double-double with nine points and 10 boards.
The Hurricanes return to action on Wednesday at Wilbraham & Monson.
Spartans go 1-2 at Wayland Quads
WAYLAND — The Monument Mountain wrestling team went 1-2 at the Wayland Quads, dropping its first two matches to Milton, 43-15, and Wayland, 57-15, before rebounding with a 53-18 win over AMSA.
Three Spartans went undefeated on the day, with John Field going 3-0 at 170 pounds, Dorian Page at 138 and Caleb Pollard at 106.
Milton 43, Monument 15
152: Chris Caputo (MIL) over Katahdin Jenen (M MT) (MD 17-9)
160: Alex Beauzile (MIL) over (M MT) (For.)
170: John Field (M MT) over Lacyre Fleurimond (MIL) (Fall 5:38)
182: Alex Caputo (MIL) over Logan Mead (M MT) (Dec 13-6)
195: Andrew Freedman (MIL) over Dylan Tinker (M MT) (Dec 2-0)
220: Micha Allen (MIL) over Sean Flanerty (M MT) (Fall 5:02)
285: Alex Merrill (MIL) over Ian Babcock (M MT) (Fall 1:42)
106: Caleb Pollard (M MT) over (MIL) (For.)
113: Double Forfeit
120: Cameron Peloquin (MIL) over (M MT) (For.)
126: Double Forfeit
132: Mark Labelle (MIL) over Sam Cormier (M MT) (Dec 6-2)
138: Dorian Page (M MT) over Xavier Fisher (MIL) (Dec 4-2)
145: Liam Kelly (MIL) over Brady Whalen (M MT) (Fall 4:45)
Wayland 57, Monument 15
160: Cameron Jones (WAYL) over (M MT) (For.)
170: John Field (M MT) over Michael German (WAYL) (Fall 5:34)
182: Dante Parseghian (WAYL) over Logan Mead (M MT) (Fall 3:00)
195: Zach Goldstein (WAYL) over Dylan Tinker (M MT) (Fall 1:25)
220: Dan Murray (WAYL) over Sean Flanerty (M MT) (Fall 0:50)
285: Brooks Jones (WAYL) over Ian Babcock (M MT) (Fall 0:25)
106: Caleb Pollard (M MT) over Tyler Gill (WAYL) (Fall 1:32)
113: Oliver Ceme (WAYL) over (M MT) (For.)
120: Zach Anzivino (WAYL) over (M MT) (For.)
126: Double Forfeit
132: Ramazan Attasauov (WAYL) over Sam Cormier (M MT) (Fall 0:32)
138: Dorian Page (M MT) over Damien Parseghian (WAYL) (Dec 14-8)
145: Robert Kashian (WAYL) over Brady Whalen (M MT) (Fall 1:42)
152: Duncan Stephenson (WAYL) over Katahdin Jenen (M MT) (Dec 11-6)
Monument 53, AMSA 18
170: John Field (M MT) over (AMSA) (For.)
182: Logan Mead (M MT) over (AMSA) (For.)
195: Dylan Tinker (M MT) over (AMSA) (For.)
220: Sean Flanerty (M MT) over Thomas Machesy (AMSA) (Fall 1:05)
285: Allen Smith (AMSA) over Ian Babcock (M MT) (Fall 1:20)
106: Caleb Pollard (M MT) over (AMSA) (For.)
113: Double Forfeit
120: Harry Brooks (AMSA) over (M MT) (For.)
126: Double Forfeit
132: Sam Cormier (M MT) over Alan Skinner (AMSA) (TF 15-0 0:00)
138: Dorian Page (M MT) over Joey Bonina (AMSA) (Fall 2:32)
145: Brady Whalen (M MT) over (AMSA) (For.)
152: Gavin Pucholu (AMSA) over Katahdin Jenen (M MT) (Fall 0:39)
160: Micha Loy (M MT) over (AMSA) (For.)
MCLA men's basketball
NORTH ADAMS — The MCLA men snapped a 16-game MASCAC losing streak Saturday afternoon. Noah Yearsley had a team-high 23 points and was one of five Trailblazers to score in double figures in a 91-76 win over Worcester State.
MCLA (4-9, 1-2) last won a conference game when it beat Framingham State on Feb. 10, 2016.
Corey Jackson's jumper with 2:18 left in the first half put the Trailblazers ahead for keeps.
Mike Demartinis came off the bench to score 16 points for MCLA, while Joe Wiggins had 13 points and Keiland Cross 12. Adam Conquest had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Worcester (1-15, 0-3) was led by Shaun McCarthy's 27 points and 10 boards.
Williams women's basketball
LEWISTON, Maine — Amanni Fernandez was an assist away from her first triple-double as Williams beat Bates 56-44 on Saturday afternoon.
Fernandez finished with 11 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists for the Ephs (10-6, 2-2 in NESCAC). She was one of three Ephs to score in double figures. Kristen Fechtelkotter had a game-high 17 points, while freshman Mikaela Tobber chipped in with 11 points.
The Ephs jumped out to a 20-11 lead after one quarter and never relinquished the advantage. Williams did go cold in the third quarter as the Bobcats outscored the Ephs 13-4, but the home team could not catch up.
Bates (6-11, 1-3) was paced by Melanie Binkhorst's 13 points.
Williams gets back into action Wednesday night, traveling to top-ranked and defending NCAA Division III champion Amherst. It's a Little Three game, but not a NESCAC conference game.
"We'll enjoy this win tonight," Williams coach Pat Manning said after the game, "but we'll start getting ready for Amherst tomorrow."
Williams women's hockey
WATERVILLE, Maine — Friday night, Williams goalie Marissa Anderson just missed out on a shutout. Saturday afternoon, Anderson got it.
The sophomore goaltender registered her third shutout of the season on Saturday, stopping 21 shots as Williams beat Colby 3-0.
Amanda Reisman's power-play goal at 18:21 of the first period was the game-winning tally for the Ephs (8-3-3, 3-2-3).
Anderson had a huge day between the pipes for the Ephs, making 41 saves. That included seeing 25 shots in the second period by the Mules (4-6-3, 1-4-3).
For the second time in as many days, Williams had more than 40 shots on goal. After turning away 46 shots Friday, Colby keeper Cierra San Roman had 42 on Saturday.
Olivia Stokes and Candace Liu had third-period goals for Williams.
MCLA women's basketball
NORTH ADAMS — In the first game of a MASCAC doubleheader, MCLA's Courtney Pingelski had 13 points and 10 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as the Trailblazers dropped a 63-52 decision to Worcester.
Kylah Langston added 10 points for MCLA (4-11, 0-3).
Kaitlyn Berkel led the way with 14 points and 11 rebounds while Catherine Sweeney had 13 points and 13 boards for Worcester 97-8, 1-2).
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