Roundup: Pittsfield boys soccer team blanks Hoosac Valley


PITTSFIELD — The Pittsfield boys soccer team scored all seven of its goals in the first half to beat Hoosac Valley 7-0 at Kirvin Park.

Sam Higuera and Carter Matthews each netted a pair of goals for PHS (5-5-2), while Higuera also added an assist and Mehki Romero had two assists for the Generals.

"After a tough game vs. Ludlow it was good to get back in the win column," PHS coach Andrew Antil said in an email. "Hoosac has a young team and they showed a lot of character hustling to the ball for 80 full minutes despite the scoreline. Our team played with poise, executed the basics well, and we got a couple new players on the score board."


Hoosac     0     0          0

Pittsfield     7     0          7

First Half

P — Sam Higuera (Cristian Mendez), 3:00.

P — Carter Matthews (Higuera), 4:00.

P — Higuera (unassisted), 15:00.

P — Luke Peplowski (Mehki Romero), 16:00.

P — Emmanuel Amenlemah (Sumowo Harris), 20:00.

P — Harris (Seyvon Kouao), 23:00.

P — Matthews (Romero), 34:00.

Girls Soccer

Smith Academy 5, McCann Tech 0

HATFIELD — Olivia Niedbala scored three first-half goals in Smith Academy's dominant win over McCann Tech.

Hannah Rickert had four assists. Gabby Tisdale made three saves for the clean sheet.

Sarah Fortini made six saves for McCann (1-11-0, 1-6 Pioneer South).


McCann     0     0          0

Smith     3     2          5

Goals — S: Olivia Niedbala 3, Madeline Niedbala 1, Maisy Dyer 1, Assists — S: Hannah Rickert 4.


Meet at Hoosac Valley

CHESHIRE — Wahconah runners took the top spot in both races at Hoosac Valley, with Haley Crosier leading a trio of Warriors across the finish line in the girls race while PJ Pharmer held off Mount Everett's Grayson and Cole Duval for the win.

The winners helped their respective teams to a win each, as Wahconah girls defeated Lee 15-48 and the boys beat the Wildcats 21-38. The Hoosac Valley girls beat Lee 19-41 and the Lee girls beat Mount Everett 24-31. For the boys, the Wildcats beat Hoosac 15-50 and the Eagles clipped the Wildcats 27-29.

Crosier ran in 20 minutes, 55.81 seconds to win, while Gabrielle Orlando ran in 21:53.46 and Danielle Orlando ran in 21:56.51. Hoosac Valley's duo of Jamie Barthe and Natiya Cili rounded out the top five, respectively.

Pharmer ran in 18:43.03, while Grayson Duval finished in 18:51.92 and Cole Duval ran in 18:56.44. Lee's Sebastian Dowd-Smith was fourth and Wahconah's Carlton Brooks was fifth.


Boys Results

Team scores — Lee def. Hoosac Valley 15-50, Mount Everett def. Lee 27-29, Wahconah def. Lee 21-38.

Top 20 — 1. PJ Pharmer (W) 18:43.03; 2. Grayson Duval (ME) 18:51.92; 3. Cole Duval (ME) 18:56.44; 4. Sebastian Dowd-Smith (L) 19:22.93; 5. Carlton Brooks (W) 19:58.09; 6. Zack McCain IV (W) 19:58.69; 7. Evan Heath (L) 20:06.56; 8. Tyler Olds (W) 20:41.12; 9. Alex Perenick (W) 20:46.98; 10. Zach Bianco (L) 21:04.81; 11. Michael Eagar (W) 21:34.27; 12. Hayden Kendall (W) 21:44.42; 13. Garrett Roche (L) 21:51.78; 14. Justin Levesque (HV) 22:03.47; 15. Noah Perrault (W) 22:42.34; 16. Jake Borowsky (W) 22:44.12; 17. Matthew Kane (ME) 22:46.49; 18. Odie Fields (ME) 22:57.67; 19. Nick Vandebogart (ME) 23:20.7; 20. Julian Edelman (ME) 23:24.3.

Girls Results

Team scores — Hoosac Valley def. Lee 19-41, Lee def. Mount Everett 24-31, Wahconah def. Lee 15-48.

Top 20 — 1. Haley Crosier (W) 20:55.81; 2. Gabrielle Orlando (W) 21:53.46; 3. Danielle Orlando (W) 21:56.51; 4. Jamie Barthe (HV) 23:47.18; 5. Natiya Cili (HV) 23:49.16; 6. Paige Barrow (HV) 23:51.03; 7. Emily Hart (W) 24:07.81; 8. Samantha Gladu (W) 24:14.93; 9. Anna Martin (L) 24:47.47; 10. Kailtyn Olds (W) 25:05.01; 11. Anna Naef (W) 25:17.6; 12. Madelyn Wendling (W) 25:19.84; 13. Olivia Johnson (L) 25:41.63; 14. Carly Duval (ME) 25:53.01; 15. Sara Tomkiewicz (HV) 25:54.45; 16. Alyssa Garabedian (HV) 25:56.91; 17. Piper Bryant (W) 26:00.13; 18. Alannah McGrath (HV) 26:11.41; 19. Madeline Fife (ME) 26:15.91; 20. Madison Haywood (L) 26:28.59.


Hoosac Valley 156, Pittsfield 236

ADAMS — On Senior Day at Forest Park Country Club, the Hurricanes rolled to a win over the Generals.

Derek Alibozek was the medalist with a 36, and Henry Sniezek shot a 38. Hayden Grimes shot a birdie on No. 9. The 156 was Hoosac Valley's lowest score of the season.

"Managed only one birdie but shot our lowest score this year," Hoosac coach Jason Sniezek said in an email. "Very consistent for our guys in our last home match."

Liam Fitzgibbons led Pittsfield with a 48.



Liam Fitzgibbons 48, Dakota Brazee 59, AJ Moore 63, Dan Fitzgibbons 66.


Derek Alibozek 36, Henry Sniezek 38, Luc Trombley 46, Hayden Grimes 41, Corben Craig 41, Colby Rougeau 47.

Monson 18, McCann 6

MONSON — In a non-league match, visiting McCann Tech (6-3) could not get the better of host Monson at Quaboag Country Club.

"We ran into a very good team," McCann coach Justin Kratz wrote in an email. "They were tough."

The Mustangs won at all six positions. Cam Kratovil was medalist, shooting 4-over-par 39 for the Mustangs. Cole Kratz, Dalton Tatro and Matt Jette all shot 46 to lead the Hornets.


Monson 18, McCann Tech 6

Cam Kratovil (39) def. Cole Kratz (46) 3 1/2-1/2; Mason Dumas (40) def. Ryan Baran (48) 3 1/2-1/2; Connor Rogers (40) def. Dalton Tatro 3 1/2-1/2; Aiden Jennings (44) def. Matt Jette (46) 2 1/2-1 1/2; Liam James (45) def. Chris Rose (53) 4-0; Ryan Kelly (58) def. Logan Tower (57) 3-1.

Tuesday results

High School Volleyball

Wahconah 3, Mount Greylock 0

WILLIAMSTOWN — Wahconah took care of Mount Greylock in three sets Tuesday night. The scores were 25-12, 25-22, 25-14.

For the Warriors (12-3), Emma Parkington had 15 kills and 23 digs, Francesca Gigliotti had 26 assists and Laiken Cornwell-L'Hote had four aces and nine kills.

High School Golf

Lee 170, Mount Greylock 182

WILLIAMSTOWN — Thomas Fraser shot a 2-over-par 38 on the front nine at Waubeeka Golf Links on Tuesday to earn medalist honors and help Lee (10-1) beat Mount Greylock (9-4).

Fraser, who was one of four golfers to birdie the par-5 eighth hole, was three strokes better than teammate Colin Finnegan and Greylock's Tenley Smith.

Tuesday was senior day at Greylock, with the team honoring Smith and Bennett Zimmerman.


Mount Greylock (182) — Tenley Smith 41, Bennett Zimmerman 50, Ben Gilooly 42, Braden Smith 50, Connor Daley 49, Alex Axt 58.

Lee (170) — Hunter Roosa 43, Colin Finnegan 41, Thomas Fraser 38, Camden Redstone 56, Dylan Ely 53, Lucas Bombardier 48.

Birdies: Daley, Roosa, Finnegan, Fraser all birdied No. 8.

McCann Tech 24, Central 0

ADAMS — At Forest Park on Tuesday, the Hornets won their first match in a seven-match, nine-day run. McCann (6-2) won all six matches by 4-0 scores.

Cole Kratz had a 39 and was medalist. He finished four strokes ahead of teammate Ryan Baran, who shot 43.

"I feel like the guys are really getting into form," coach Justin Kratz wrote in an email. "Their short game is getting sharper and hopefully, the next nine days will be a good chance for us to both qualify and get tuned up before Western Mass."


McCann 24, Central 0

Cole Kratz (39) def. Guiseppe Santanella (74) 4-0; Ryan Baran (43) def. Anthony Romito (72) 4-0; Matt Jette (48) def. Kevin Lam (75) 4-0; Sam Ingalls (53) def. Nhat Nguyen (73) 4-0; Logan Tower (53) def. Angel Figueroa (75) 4-0; Nick Thayer (52) def. Gihauy Langnuyen (74) 4-0.

Field Hockey

No. 10 Williams used a second-half rally to comeback and defeat No. 11 Hamilton.

Hamilton took a 2-1 lead into the second half. Meredith Wright netted the equalizer in the 57th minute. Julia Cochran found junior Libby Dolan for the winner in the 64th minute. The win extends Williams' win streak to five.

The Ephs travel to face Wesleyan (Conn.) at noon on Saturday.


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