Greylock cross country
Look back: It was a dominate week for both Mountie teams. The boys swept the top 10 on Oct. 10 at St. Joseph’s. Will Kirby won his first race and Carter Stripp took second. Archer Greenhalgh, Sam Kobrin, Tommy Kirby, Will Nolan, Jake Kobrin, John Driver, Thomas Schoor lemmer and Derek Wood rounded out the top 10. BART’s Dylan Quinn was the first non-Greylock runner to cross the line at 11th place. Exact times were not available due to a scoring malfunction.
The girls didn’t have the same dominance but still rolled to victory. Kat Chenial picked up her first victory of the season, narrowly edging out teammate Emily Kaegi by one second. Amalia Leamon was fourth and Niku Darafashi finished fifth. Sophia Dastoli took sixth. Emma Polumbo and Zephie Gollin rounded out the top 10.
Look ahead: The Mounties end the season by hosting one final regular season meet on Oct. 19. The boys take on Hoosac Valley and the girls will battle Hoosac and BART.
Drury boys’ soccer
Look back: In their only game of the week the Blue Devils were punished by Taconic, 8-0. It’s been a difficult season for the Blue Devils, managing just two wins so far with five games to play.
Look ahead: Drury will travel to Mount Everett on Oct. 15 and then play Greylock on Oct. 17. It will finish the season with three games the following week.
Look back: Pack it in and frustrate the oppositions’ offense. That’s been the strategy for the Hurricanes when playing North Division teams this season, and it’s been almost successful. The Hurri canes frustrated Monu ment Mountain in the first half on Oct. 11, but the Spartans broke through and beat Hoosac 3-0 in its only game of the week.
Look ahead: Hoosac will play another North team when it faces Wahconah on Oct. 13, but the most important game of the week comes on Oct. 15 when Hoosac visits St. Joseph’s. At the end of this week, the Crusaders hold a two point lead in the South Division race, but also have three games at hand.
McCann boys’ soccer
Look back: Chad Raimer added two goals this week to bring his season total to 14 on the season. McCann grabbed a 4-1 win over Smith Vocational and lost to Mount Everett 3-1.
Look ahead: The Hornets will play two very important in league games this week. Ware comes to town on Oct. 16 and then McCann will travel to Putnam on Oct. 19.
Greylock boys’ soccer
Look back: It was a challenging week for the Mounties, who finished winless in a week for the first time this season. Division I Amherst handed the Mounties their first loss of the season, 2-1 on Oct. 6. Then Worcester North beat the Mounties 1-0 on Oct. 10, Greylock managed to sandwich a county tie in there. Lenox salvaged a 1-1 tie on Oct. 8.
Look ahead: Blair Dils is hoping that the challenging week will make his team stronger in the long run. The Mounties won’t have long to wait as unbeaten Monument comes to town on Oct. 15.
Drury cross country
Look back: Tia Brown earned her first top ten finish of her young cross country career coming in eighth place on Oct. 10. The Blue Devils were defeated by Greylock and St. Joseph’s.
The boys grabbed a win over St. Joseph’s in the Oct. 10 meet, but also lost to Greylock on the day.
Look ahead: The boys will head to Mount Greylock for the final meet of the season on Oct. 19. They will take on Mount Everett and Hoosac Valley in the dual meet.
The girls will also be running in the Mount Greylock meet, taking on Everett and BART in their final regular season race.
Hoosac cross country
Look back: Kalyn Alibozek continues to impress this season, finishing second at Monument Mountain on Oct. 10. Sydnee Gallup was the next finisher for Hoosac, placing 15th overall. The Hurricanes beat Taconic 21-34 and Wahconah 24-31, but were edged out by Pittsfield 20-37.
On the boys side, Travis Ciempa finished third in the meet in 16:59. Jarred Haley finished 12th and Trevor Ciempa finished 16th.
Hoosac beat Taconic, but was edge out 27-30 by Wahconah and Pittsfield.
Look ahead: The Hurricanes will head to Mount Greylock for the final regular season race. The boys will run against Drury, Greylock and Lenox. The girls will be matched up against Greylock and BART.
McCann cross country
Look back: The McCann boys were beaten by Sabis on Oct. 9, as were the girls. For the boys, Justin Schneider took second place overall in a time of 18:41. Nick Kordana ran to a fourth place finish and Mitchell Garner took ninth overall.
For the girls, Zoe Loughman finished third overall and Laura Netti took sixth. Sophia Oliveri was eighth and Erica Prevey ran to a ninth-place finish.
Look ahead: The Hornets will host their final meet of the season when Chicopee comes to town on Oct. 16.
Drury girls’ soccer
Look back: The Blue Devils had a good week in the division, going 2-0 but 2-1 overall. Ali Tatro made 18 saves on Oct. 8 to push Drury past Lee 1-0. Cori Ghidotti had three goals on the week to lead the team. Drury lost to Monument 2-1, but beat Mount Everett 3-0 on Oct. 11.
Look ahead: The Blue Devils have just one game on the schedule this week, playing a tough Wahconah squad.
Hoosac girls’ soccer
Look back: The Hurricanes had a big week going 2-0 with two shut outs. The biggest win came against Wahconah on Oct. 9, Madi Ryan had the team’s lone goal in the win. On Oct. 12 the offense exploded for a 7-0 win over St. Jospeh’s. Danielle Beauchemin, Lily Kronick and Abby Chaput each had two goals in the contest.
Look ahead: The Hurricanes will have a challenging week, squaring off against Lenox and Mount Greylock. The Greylock game on Oct. 19 could go a very long way towards deciding the winner of the South Division. One win this week will clinch a postseason berth for Hoosac.
McCann girls’ soccer
Look back: Another week, another milestone for Mary Nguyen. The senior now sits atop the school’s all time scoring list after breaking the previous record of 116 points on Oct. 10. She has 120 career points and has her team sitting one game ahead of Renaissance in the Tri County standings.
Look ahead: It will be a big week in the Tri County for the Hornets. They will host Putnam and St. Mary’s in games that could have a big impact on the final standings. Putnam comes to town on Oct. 17 and St. Mary’s visits on Oct. 19.
Greylock girls’ soccer
Look back: Alex Majetich scored a hat trick and powered the Mounties past Taconic 3-1 on Oct. 9. The Mounties then settled for a tie on Oct. 11 against Lee in a crucial divisional game. Majetich had another goal in that game and Kelsey Orpin scored the other goal of the week for the Mounties.
Look ahead: Greylock plays an Oct. 13 match against Mohawk and then faces a tough North Division opponent on Oct. 16 in Monument, before a vital Oct. 19 game against Hoosac.
Look back: The Blue Devils put an end to an impressive season with a victory over Hoosac Valley on Oct. 11. Matt Lawrence and Alex Boulger led the team in the victory, shooting a 35 and a 39 respectively. The team finished the season with 11 victories on the year.
Look ahead: Boulger, Law rence and Nick Bator will put their talent on display on Oct. 14 at the Berkshire Classic. The tournament will act as a warmup for the Western Massa chusetts tournament which is held on Oct. 22 at Stockbridge Golf Club, as well.
Look back: A surprising season came to a close for the Hurricanes this week. A 158-165 loss to Drury on Oct. 11 eliminated them from postseason contention and the team finished the year with a win over Greylock on Oct. 12. Coach Jay Sniezek was very impressed with his players progression through the season, the team had five new starters after graduating several players from last year’s 14-1 team.
Look ahead: Chad Alibozek, Keith Pero and Mike Barnes will be at the Berkshire County Classic at Stockbridge Golf Club on Oct. 14. Alibozek qualified as an individual for Western Mass. as well.
Look back: The rebuilding season continued for the Hornets. Frontier was the latest team to dispatch McCann, 21.5-2.5 on Oct. 11. Dylan Jordan had his team’s low score with a 52. Austin Segala shot a 53 and Ryan Meehan hit a 55.
Look ahead: The season will come to a close on Oct. 16 for McCann, they will travel to Franklin Tech.
Look back: The Mounties put a close to the first season under the direction of new coach Luke Polidoro this week. Greylock finishes the season 0-15 after losses to Drury, Lenox and Hoosac this week.
Matt Wiseman hit a 41 for Greylock against Lenox for his team’s low score.
Look ahead: Wiseman, Aaron St. Martin and Mike Strizzi will all be at this weekends Berkshire Classic.
Look back: The Mounties took down one of Berkshire County’s top teams this week with a 3-2 victory over Wahconah. Another upset wasn’t in the cards for the Mounties as Lee remained unbeaten on Oct. 11 handing Greylock a 3-0 defeat.
In the victory, Michala Dean had 23 kills and 21 digs. She added 20 digs against Lee. Jenna Markland had a really big game against Wahconah recording 24 digs and Kelsey Hadley had 21 assists.
Look ahead: The season will come to a close for the Mounties this week. They’ll take on Lenox on Oct. 15, Monument on Oct. 17 and close with Mount Everett on Oct. 19.