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LEE -- The Lee girls’ soccer team couldn’t solve Drury’s goalkeeper and the Blue Devils grabbed a 1-0 victory.
The Wildcats missed on a penalty kick, had two direct kicks skim off posts and forced Ali Tatro to make 18 saves for the Blue Devils.
While the Wildcats couldn’t find the net, Drury’s Cori Ghidotti did in a 1-0 win for the Blue Devils Monday morning.
"I thought we had more control," of the game, said Lee coach Lauren Finnegan. "We just couldn’t find the net today -- but not for a lack of trying."
Ghidotti’s goal came in the 29th minute as she deflected a bouncing ball past Lee goalie Sara Middleton.
CLARKSBURG -- Alex Boulger was the medalist and led his team to a 163-181 victory over Taconic.
Boulger shot a 38 and beat teammate Matt Lawrence by a stroke. They were the only two golfers to break 40 at North Adams Country Club.
Lawrence and Boulger both birdied the ninth hole. Taconic’s Kyle Nutting had the only other birdie in the match, hitting it on the fourth hole.
"It was a very solid effort by my team," Drury coach Don Dagnoli said. "It’s the first time since I’ve been coach that we beat Taconic."
Mount Greylock girls’ cross country
ORLANDO -- The Mounties traveled south for The Walt Disney World Cross Country Classic and came in second place in Saturday’s race.
Emily Kaegi was the top Greylock finisher, she placed fourth overall with a time of 20:36 in the 5K race. Kat Chenail finished sixth in 20:58. Laura Galib placed 11th overall, Jenna Phelps was 15th, Stephanie Adamczyk was 26th, and Sophia Dastoli also got into the top 50 with a 35th place finish.
The Mounties finished with a combined time of 1:49:31 and an average of 21:54.
The event was originally scheduled for Friday, but changed due to thunderstorms.
BUZZARDS BAY -- MCLA beat MASCAC rival Mass. Maritime 3-0 and Becker 3-1 on Monday.
Sam Barbarotta and Angelica Perfido each notched 10 kills on the day for the Trailblazers (7-14, 1-3 in MASCAC). Kelley Bryant had 36 digs in the two matches for MCLA.
The Trailblazers beat Becker 25-15, 25-19, 13-25 and 25-20. MCLA downed Mass. Maritime 25-9, 25-15, 25-15.
The victory over MMA was the first conference victory of the season for the Trailblazers. MCLA had a season high 29 aces in the match.
The Trailblazers get back on the court on Thurdsday when they host Lyndon State.
MCLA women’s tennis
NORTH ADAMS -- Freshman Danielle Wiencek earned two of MCLA’s points in a 5-4 home victory over Becker.
Wiencek, from Hoosac Valley, combined with Megan Holmes to beat Anna Pilip and Shauna Buckley 8-3 in doubles. Wiencek dropped the first set to Kerry Saltvick, but rallied for a 0-6, 6-3, 6-1 victory.
Stephanie Giardina of Pittsfield and Taconic fell to Buckley at No. 5 singles 6-1, 6-2.
Laura Laureano won her match 6-0, 7-5 to set up Wiencek’s clinching win.
MCLA improves to 2-7 and Becker falls to 8-6. The Trailblazers will host Anna Maria today.