NORTH ADAMS -- MCLA rode a strong second half to a 78-67 victory over SUNY Canton.
The visitors scored just 24 points after halftime as the Trailblazers (2-5) rallied from a halftime deficit for the win. John Jones had 22 points, including 17 in the second half, while Vernon Cross finished with 19.
SUNY Canton ended the first half on a 22-4 run but a full-court trap from MCLA in the second half forced the guests into 18 second-half turnovers.
Jones led the Trailblazers rebounding effort as well, recording 13.
The Trailblazers rounded out the weekend by traveling to Keene on Sunday. MCLA rallied from a 15-point deficit but couldn't get the win, as Keene topped them 89-86.
Mike Muller's 3-point attempt missed with just four seconds left to play.
John Jones led MCLA with 20 points on the night. He also contributed 10 rebounds. Vernon Cross had 13 points and Bilal Shabazz, Ruben Delroario and Mike Muller contributed 10 points each. Williams men's basketball
SPRINGFIELD -- The Ephs jumped out with a nearly 50-point first half to cruise to a 84-69 win over Springfield.
Taylor Epley scored 27 points for Williams (8-1). Two other Ephs cracked the 20-point mark with Michael Mayer chipping in 20 and James Klemm scoring 22. Mayer also had 10 rebounds.
Williams scored the first eight points of the game and was never challenged.
MCLA women's basketball
While the Trailblazers led just 20-17 at the half, they exploded in the second, going on a 15-0 run at one point to put the game out of reach. Canton committed 26 turnovers in the loss.
Kaitlyn Chenevert added 12 points while Johanna Miner had 10. MCLA (5-3) is next in action on Tuesday at Smith College.
Williams women's basketball
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. -- Williams held its hosts to just 23.3 percent shooting from the floor in this 59-39 win.
Danny Rainer scored 19 points while Claire Baecher scored 18 in the victory. The Ephs led by 12 at halftime and extended the lead to as much as 25 early in the second half.
Williams shot better than 47 percent on the night and Rainer ripped down 14 rebounds.
Williams women's hockey
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Williams' Chloe Billadeau made 34 saves but it wasn't enough as the Ephs fell to Elmira College, 6-0 on Saturday.
Elmira got on the board with just over 11 minutes to play in the first period when Caitlin Metcalf forced the puck past Billadeau.
Lindsay Birrows had a hat trick for the nations fifth ranked team. The Ephs won't be back on the ice until January 4.
Men's college hockey
WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Ephs scored twice in the second period before holding on for the victory, 2-1 over Hamilton Saturday.
Mark Lyons opened the scoring with a powerplay goal 10:20 into the second before Matt Doyle made it 2-0 about a minute later. Hamilton pulled within a goal with less than nine minutes to go but couldn't find an equalizer.
Sean Dougherty got the win for Williams, stopping 17 shots.
SHEFFIELD -- Wahconah had nine different players score -- including four newcomers -- in a 12-1 season-opening win over Mount Everett.
Patrick Jamross had two assists and a goal while David Senecal had two goals and an assist. Devin Battaini had two goals and two assists.
"It took us probably five minutes to really start spreading the puck around," said Warriors coach Don Disbrow. "Once we got them to spread out and start cycling the puck, it opened things up. ... Just seeing the balance is nice."
Mount Greylock wrestling
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Mount Greylock and Monument Mountain's wrestling teams started the season with dual victories in Saturday's early-season duals meet at MGRHS.
The Mounties, defending county and Western Mass. Division III champions, won all three of their duals against Vermont competition. Greylock beat Fair Haven (72-7), Middlebury (64-18) and Rutland (52-30).
Four Greylock wrestlers -- Geneeva LeSage, Allison Crews, Travis Hilchey and Ross Jackson -- went 3-0 individually. Devon Pelletier and David O'Brien were 2-0, while CJ Lillie and Mitch Graves were 2-1.