Softball roundup: Wahconah shuts out Chicopee Comp to book postseason spot
The win is Warriors' 10th, qualifying them for the Western Massachusetts tournament.
Abby Wells got the win, allowing just one hit, striking out five and walking one. The sophomore added a two-run home run in the third. Jess Warren continued the hit parade in the fourth, blasting a grand slam. Warren led Wahconah (10-4) with three hits and six RBI. Morgan Marauszwski and Jess Duma added two hits each.
"We started to play better defense," Wahconah coach Dustin Belcher said of his team's winning streak. "Early on we weren't playing fundamentally sound. ... Everything else seems to be coming together. The leadership is great. Kids are excited and we're heading in the right direction."
Chicopee 000 00 — 0 1 3
Wahconah 244 6x — 16 10 0
Lauren Bailey and Andrea Sampson. Abby Wells and Jess Warren. WP— Wells. LP — Bailey. 3B — CC (Jenna Robillard). W (Emma Parkington). HR — W 2 (Wells, Warren).
Taconic 4, Lenox 1
LENOX — Delaney Ivas hit an RBI double in the fourth inning to break a 1-1 tie, and the Braves added two more insurance runs in the seventh to record a 4-1 win over the Millionaires.
Aubrey Lazits went 3 for 4 in the win with two doubles, a run scored and a run batted in, while Addison Lyon went 2 for 3 with a double and a triple with a RBI and run scored.
Aimee Green and Anna Lynch had a hit each for Lenox (6-7).
Mary Lee got the win in the circle, going the distance and striking out nine on the two hits and one walk.
Taconic 100 100 2 — 4 9 0
Lenox 100 000 0 — 1 2 1
Mary Lee and Jenyka Ostellino. Anna Lynch Maddie Barenski. W — Lee. L — Lynch. 2B — T (Aubrey Lazits 2, Addison Lyon, Delaney Ivas). 3B — T (Lyon)
Mount Everett 7, Drury 0
NORTH ADAMS — Visiting Mount Everett rocked Drury (3-10) for five runs in the second inning and held the Blue Devils off the rest of the way.
It wasn't like the Blue Devils didn't have their chances. Everett pitcher Faith Angell did pitch a shutout, but she gave up four hits, five walks and a hit batter.
"Out of the seven innings, we had [runners on in] six," Drury coach Morgan Shaffer said. "We just couldn't get those people in."
The Eagles scored seven runs, but only one of those runs was earned. Drury starter Tess Zoito settled down after the second inning and pitched well.
Gwen Carpenter went 2 for 4 with two RBI for Everett, while Kate Tatro was 2 for 3 for Drury.
Mount Everett 050 001 1 — 7 5 0
Drury 000 000 0 — 0 4 4
Faith Angell and Madison Ullrich. Tess Zoito and Anna Dix. W — Angell. L — Zoio. 2B — Carpenter.
Commerce 14, Lee 13
LEE — Lee (0-12) is still searching for its first win of the season after losing in walk-off fashion to Commerce.
The teams were tied at 13 heading into the bottom of the seventh. With a runner on second, a throwing error went out off play, allowing the winning run to come run.
Kylie Joyce led Lee going 4 for 5. Peyton Heath went 3 for 5 with two doubles and four RBI. Olivia Kiederling went 3 for 5 with a double and two RBI.
Lee 103 114 3 — 13 14 7
Commerce 021 253 1 — 14 13 3
Katelyn Clark and Peyton Heath. Asia Lee Matos and Letemore. WP — Matos. LP — Clark. 2B — L 3 (Heath 2, Olivia Kiederling).
Ware 24, Monument Mountain 16
WARE — In a score more suited for football than softball, Ware had the offensive firepower to defeat Monument Mountain.
A 10-run second inning helped the Indians take a 10-8 lead. The Spartans responded with eight runs in the third to retake the lead. Monument's lead lasted all of an inning, however, as Ware roared back with an eight-run fourth to take the lead for good.
Alexa Troiano led Monument with four hits and four RBI. Rhianna Louw had two hits and four RBI. Hadley Mielke added two hits.
Monument 448 000 0 — 16 10 6
Ware 0(10)1 832 x — 24 8 2
Rhianna Louw (5), Alexa Troiano (1) and Abby Wade. A. Gauthier. WP — Gauthier. LP —Louw. 2B — MM (Troiano 2). W (C. Orszulak 2). 3B — MM (Louw).
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