Soccer roundup: Monument Mountain boys top Mount Greylock 2-1

GREAT BARRINGTON — Noel Powell and Aidan Santos each struck for Monument Mountain as the Spartans topped Mount Greylock at home Wednesday afternoon.

Powell opened the scoring in the 10th minute on an assist from Jackson Blanchard, then in the second half Santos scored unassisted to double the lead.

Greylock got a consolation goal in the 80th minute through Finn Welsch, who converted on a pass from Luke Swann.

Monument (3-1-0, 1-0-0 Berkshire North) got five saves from Rhys Curtis in the win, while David Falk stopped five shots for Greylock (0-3-0, 0-1-0).


Greylock     0     1     —     1

Monument     1     1     —     2

First Half

MM — Noel Powell (Jackson Blanchard), 10:00.

Second Half

MM — Aidan Santos (unassisted), 68:00. MG — Finn Welsch (Luke Swann), 80:00.

Saves — MG: David Falk 5. MM: Rhys Curtis 5.

Drury 2, Taconic 0

PITTSFIELD — In the first game of a tripleheader at Berkshire Community College's Dellea Field, Drury (2-0-0, 2-0-0 Berkshire South) got a goal and an assist from Reece Racette to beat the host Braves (0-2-0, 0-1-0).

Jayden Cross had six saves for the Braves.

"Our team is very young and inexperienced," Taconic coach Shaun Stannard said. "We played a lot better in the second half. We had some scoring chances. We just didn't finish."


Drury     1     1     —     2

Taconic     0     0     —     0

First Half

D — Reece Racette (UA), 38:00.

Second Half

D — Max Dougherty (Racette), 73:00.

Saves — D: Corbin Rumbolt 4. T: Jayden Cross 6.

Girls Soccer

Mount Everett 2, Lee 1

LEE — The Eagles scored two goals in the first half and hung on to beat the Wildcats.

Mount Everett (1-1-0, 1-1-0 Berkshire South) got unassisted goals from Serena Batacchi and Madeline VonRuden to take the lead.

In the second half, Caroline Maloney pulled one back, but Lee (0-4-0, 0-2-0) could not find an equalizer.

Both Madison Ullrich and Halle Miller made eight saves for Everett and Lee, respectively.


Everett     2     0     —     1

Lee     0     1     —     1

First Half

ME — Serena Batacchi (unassisted), 26:44. ME — Madeline VonRuden (UA), 29:12.

Second Half

L — Caroline Maloney (UA), 67:13.

Saves — ME: Madison Ullrich 8. L: Halle Miller 8.

Monument Mountain 3, Mount Greylock 1

GREAT BARRINGTON — The Spartans scored two goals in the second half to beat Greylock in a game that was called with about three minutes left due to lightening.

Molly Flynn scored on either side of halftime for the Spartans (2-0-0, 2-0-0 Berkshire North), with Lauren Kinne assisting on both tallies.

For Greylock (2-1-0, 1-1-0), Madison Ross scored on a pass from Clara McWeeny to halve the deficit before Aubrey Blanchard scored the insurance tally for Monument.

"Happy with the game overall," Monument coach Jess Platt wrote in an email. "We played well to feet, and earned every shot we had on net. Mount Greylock was a great opponent."

Helen Pajeski made four saves in thew in, while Isabella Nicastro had five in the loss.


Greylock     0     1     —     1

Monument     1     2     —     3

First Half

MM — Molly Flynn (Lauren Kinne), 16:07.

Second Half

MM — Flynn (Kinne), 50:25. MG — Madison Ross (Clara McWeeny), 56:07. MM — Aubrey Blanchard (Gabi DeFelice), 60:28.

Saves — MG: Isabella Nicastro 5. MM: Helen Pajeski 4.

South Hadley 8, Taconic 0

PITTSFIELD — In the second game of the Dellea Field tripleheader, Lindsay Makjowski scored two goals for visiting South Hadley. The Tigers took a 5-0 lead and never let it go.

Taconic falls to 1-2 with the loss.


South Hadley     5     3     —     8

Taconic     0     0     —     0

First Half

SH — Olivia Haney (UA), 0:48. SH — Reece Carey (Teagan Gawron), 2:01. SH — Lindsay Makjowski (UA) 9:48. SH — Makjowski (UA), 11:49. Farrell Dawson (UA), 14:35.

Second Half

SH — Sydney Mercier (UA), 40:48. SH — Amy Hampson (UA), 48:37. SH — Kaylin Cousineau (Elyze Manzi), 68:30.

Goalies — SH: Bridget Sears. T: Leeyia Hoose.


Castleton women 5, MCLA 0

CASTLETON, Vt. — Rylee Nichols scored a pair of goals within four minutes of each other to help Castleton to a shutout win over the Trailblazers.

Castleton went into halftime up 4-0.

Megan Richardson stopped six shots in the loss, while Allison Chadwick and Loren Henderson each split a half in goal for Castleton, with Henderson earning the win and one save.

MCLA managed just one shot on goal in the contest.


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