Roundup: Mount Everett, Hoosac Valley boys soccer teams earn razor-thin Berkshire South victories
Nathaniel Von Ruden scored the only goal of the game in the 24th minute.
"I think they stepped up. It's always a good match between us," Mount Everett coach Josh King said. "Both teams played to their strengths, and today we came up on the positive end."
Patrick Silk had five saves to keep the clean sheet for the Eagles (2-1, 2-0 Berkshire South).
Corbin Rumbolt had three saves for Drury (3-2, 2-1).
Drury 0 0 — 0
Mount Everett 1 0 — 1
ME — Nathaniel Von Ruden (unassisted), 24:00.
Saves — D: Corbin Rumbolt 3. ME: Patrick Silk 5.
Hoosac Valley 1, Taconic 0
PITTSFIELD — Aiden Maturski scored the lone goal of Friday's game in the 70th minute to help his Hoosac Valley boys to a win over Taconic at Crosby Elementary School.
Maturski scored unassisted, hopping on the end of a rebounded save by Jayden Cross before burying his shot in the back of the net.
"Both teams had opportunities today," Taconic coach Shaun Stannard said. "We just weren't able to finish."
Cross had eight stops in the loss, while Jaydin Cooper stopped five to get the clean sheet. Taconic falls to 0-5 and 0-3 in the Berkshire South, while Hoosac improves to 2-5 and 1-1.
Hoosac 0 1 — 1
Taconic 0 0 — 0
HV — Aiden Maturski (unassisted), 70:00.
Saves — HV: Jaydin Cooper 5. T: Jayden Cross 8.
Lenox 2, Hoosac Valley 0
CHESHIRE — For the second time this week, the Lenox girls soccer team defeated Hoosac Valley.
Both times, the Millionaires (6-0) pitched a shut out over the Hurricanes (1-3).
On Friday, Lenox got goals from Nicole Gamberoni and Mary Elliot to seal the win. Elliot scored on a pass from Taylor Knight, and Gamberoni converted a pass from Julie Pehlert.
Kelsey Bulson had nine saves for Hoosac in the loss, while Sophie Patella had five to get the clean sheet.
"Give Lenox credit, they won the 50/50 balls," Hoosac coach Kathy Budaj wrote in an email. "We struggled keeping possession and making good choices when we had the ball. Both keepers played great games for sure. Kelsey came up big for us and so did Sophie, for Lenox."
Lenox 0 2 — 2
Hoosac 0 0 — 0
Goals — L: Mary Elliot, Nicole Gamberoni.
Assists — L: Taylor Knight, Julie Pehlert.
Saves — L: Sophie Patella 5. HV: Kelsey Bulson 9.
Mount Greylock 3, Lenox 0
LENOX — The Mount Greylock volleyball team took advantage of a shorthanded Lenox squad with set wins of 25-18, 26-24 and 25-19.
Marley Buffis had seven aces and 11 digs for Greylock (4-1), while Hannah Byrnes had seven kills and four blocks, and Caroline Hadley had five kills, a block and three digs.
For Lenox (3-3), Kayanna Black had three aces, 11 kills, one block and a dig, Kristin Miller had three aces, eight digs and a kill, and Katie Colvin finished with three aces, four kills and five digs.
Lee 3, Turners Falls 0
MONTAGUE — The Lee volleyball team made quick work of the Thunder, winning by set scores of 25-14, 25-11 and 25-17.
The Wildcats are now 6-0 on the year.
Suriana Lee had four kills, two aces and 23 assists in the win. Anna Wang had six aces and 15 digs, and Bailey Thomas had 13 kills and one block.
Lee is back in action on Monday against PHS.
Monument Mountain 3, Wahconah 1
GREAT BARRINGTON — Host Monument Mountain lost the first set to Wahconah and Marley Zorn to a match-ending ankle injury. The Spartans recovered and beat the Warriors for the first time in coach Kyle Henry's five years. The scores were 15-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-22.
Henry did not give individual statistics, preferring to heap praise on the seven remaining players who he said gutted out a victory.
"My team came together and played their butts off. For my girls to do that was pretty impressive," he said. "There's no one girl that stands out."
Wahconah was paced by Gabrielle Frydel who had 14 kills, 19 digs and four blocks. T Warren had 22 digs, three aces and three kills, while Kaylee O'Bryan had 18 assists, three aces and six kills.
East Longmeadow 161, Taconic 174
PITTSFIELD — The visiting Spartans got a 3-over-par effort from medalist Jack Diefenderfer to beat the Braves at Berkshire Hills Country Club.
Nate Murphy shot a 40 for Taconic and Connor Champoux shot a 42, with both hitting for birdie on the No. 8 hole. East Longmeadow's Theo Hutchins shot a 40 and Casey Maloney shot a 41, also with a birdie on No. 8.
Taconic falls to 3-2 with the loss. The Braves play city rival Pittsfield on Monday at the Country Club of Pittsfield.
EAST LONGMEADOW (174)
Jack Diefenderfer 38, Jake Earnshaw 42, Casey Maloney 41, Kyle Fisk 44, Theo Hutchins 40, Kyle Garvey-Hannah 45
Connor Champoux 42; Nate Murphy 40, Seamus Hayes 48, Derek Wurtemberger 47, Andrew King 46, Nick Slocik 46
Birdies — EL: Maloney, No. 8. T: Champoux, No. 8; Murphy, No. 8.
Lenox 178, Wahconah 200
WAHCONAH — Max DiGrigoli was the medalist with a 42 and teammate Max Shepardson shot a 44 as the Millionaires (5-0) continued their undefeated start to the season.
The four Lenox scorers were all within four strokes of each other to get the win.
Daniel Wilson shot a 48 and Emily Figiela had a 49 for the Warriors (1-4).
Max DiGrigoli 42, Max Shepardson 44, Brendan Hayden 46, Cliff Flynn 46, Ricky Armstrong 48, Devan Patel 52
Daniel Wilson 48, Emily Figiela 49, Cam Lewis 51, Kristina Cusson 52, Patrick McLaughlin 52, Joe Massara 57.
Hoosac Valley 176, Pittsfield 222
PITTSFIELD — The visiting Hurricanes bounced back from their first loss of the season with a big win over the Generals at the Country Club of Pittsfield.
Hoosac (6-1, 4-1 Berkshire North) was paced by Derek Alibozek with a 43 and Henry Sniezek and Colby Rougeau, who each shot a 44.
Liam Fitzgibbons was the medalist on the day, shooting a 42 for PHS (1-5, 0-3).
HOOSAC VALLEY (176)
Henry Sniezek 44, Derek Alibozek 43, Hayden Grimes 46, Luc Trombley 48, Corben Craig 45, Colby Rougeau 44.
Liam Fitzgibbons 42, Quinn Kearns 58, Hayden Ploufe 69, Lucian Lamoureaux 62, Jett Werhan 60, Marty Myrick 133.
Mount Greylock 202, Monument Mountain 211
WILLIAMSTOWN — Monument Mountain's Max Joyner easily took home the medalist honors with a 42 at Waubeeka Golf Links, but it was the close team scores for the Mounties that made the difference in the team win.
Ben Gilooly shot a 47, and the fourth scorer for Greylock was Lillie Defreitas with a 53. Monument's No. 2 golfer on the day was Curt Wilton, who shot a 54.
MONUMENT MOUNTAIN (211)
Max Joyner 42, Brady Whalen 57, Curt Wilton 54, Shea Hull 58, Ben Shultis 58, Andrew Churchill 63.
MOUNT GREYLOCK (202)
Ben Gilooly 47, Alexander Axt 52, Brayden Smith 54, Owen Petropolus 50, Cayden Conry 59, Lillie Defreitas 53.
Birdies — MM: Joyner, No. 8.
Weston 32, Monument Mountain 0
WESTON — The Spartans dropped their second consecutive game, falling to 1-2. No further information was available at press time.
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