Shooting for state title
Thirteen-year-old Jonpierre Levesque converted 22 of 25 free throws to win his division at the district level in Westfield.
He had already won the 12-13 year old division of the Adams Elks Hoop Shoot. He made 18 of 25 in that contest.
He will be competing for the state title Feb. 2 for a chance to move on to nationals.
The Berkshire County Board of Softball Officials will hold the first of five classes for anyone interested in officiating girls' high school fast-pitch softball games Monday, Feb. 4.
The classes will take place at 6 p.m. at IUE-CWA Kennedy Hall, 789 Tyler St., Pittsfield. The fee for five classes and the exam is $45.
For more information, contact Gary Dow 413-662-2013, or Tom Morandi 802-694-1612.
The Berkshire County Baseball Umpire's Association will hold a series of classes for candidates who want to officiate high school games in Berkshire County.
The first of five classes will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. in the IUE-CWA Kennedy Hall, 789 Tyler St., Pittsfield. The exam fee is $45.
For more information, contact Don Singleton at 413-884-4353.
MCLA baseball's youth clinic
The MCLA baseball program, under the direction of Head Coach Jeff Puleri, will be conducting their annual youth clinic over February vacation week.
The three-day clinic will run Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (Feb. 18, 19, 20) from 9 a.m - 2 p.m. in the MCLA Amsler Campus Center Gym. The clinic will focus on all phases of baseball and is open to children between the ages of 7-12 years old. Cost of the three-day clinic is $90.
To register or complete information, go to: http://athletics.mcla.edu/
Questions can be directed to Coach Puleri at 413-662-5403 or j.puleri@
The clinic will be capped to the first 40 registered players.
Williams softball clinics
The Williams College softball program will be holding two fastpitch softball clinics. The first is for four days during February vacation: Tuesday through Friday (Feb. 19-22). Each session is 90 minutes for players interested in intensive, small group instruction.
The camp features intensive focus on the fundamentals of hitting and defense.
Sessions run from 10 - 11:30 a.m. and the cost is $100 per player for all four sessions.
Sign up and complete waiver online.
The second clinic is a one-day clinic for players of all ages and abilities (grades 3-12) on Saturday, March 9.
This clinic covers all skills -- except pitching -- and runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The cost is $50 per player or $45 each for two or more siblings.
For more information contact assistant coach Trish Cipicchio at 413-597-4887 or via email at pmc1@
Mr. Tire 23, Greylock Community Club 13
Mr. Tire was led by Allie Gibeau with eight points. Tough defense played by Alyssa Cahill and Devan Galli. Sarah Field had five points and Marlieh Brown contributed four points for Greylock Community Club.
Ladies Auxiliary 33,
Duraclean/Adams Community Bank 13
Oriana VanSlycke and Haley Shook both scored eight points in the Ladies Auxiliary's win. Ladies Auxiliary also had a strong night from Mackenzie Digenarro, who had six points, and Taylor Giron with five points.
For Duraclean/Adams Community Bank, Anna Dix and Ayrian Quinones both had four points.
Ladies Auxiliary 33,
Greylock Community Club 17
Ladies Auxiliary's victory was led by Mackenzie Digenarro's 11 points and Haley Shook's eight points. Ladies Auxiliary saw tough defense played by Jeneya Barton and Amyiah Martin. Jacqueline Lemaire had a great game and was the leading scorer for Greylock Community Club, chipping in nine points.
Mr. Tire 28,
Duraclean/Adams Community Bank 12
Allie Gibeau scored 12 points and Emily Stewart had eight points to lead Mr. Tire to victory. Emmie Cellana and Alyssa Cahill both had strong defensive games in Mr. Tire's win. Duraclean/Adams Community Bank was led with seven points from Laura Thomas.
Duraclean/Adams Community Bank 14, Greylock Community Club 8
Strong defense by both teams kept the score close throughout this game. Lauren Piekos and Laura Thomas both played tough defense in Duraclean/Adams Community Bank's win and Cassie Crosier led the way with nine points. For Greylock Community Club, Mackenzie Mcguire scored four points while Maya Kenner and Taylor Sprague played solid defense.
Ladies Auxiliary 28, Mr. Tire 25
Mr. Tire had a strong fourth quarter scoring nine points, including a 3-pointer by Madison Mills in their rally attempt. It wasn't enough, as Ladies Auxiliary held on to win 28 - 25.
Taylor Giron had 10 points and Haley Shook had six in the victory for Ladies Auxiliary. Allie Gibeau led Mr. Tire with six points and both Madison Mills and Tess Zoito each contributed five points.