New England Newspapers
WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Mount Greylock baseball team improved to 10-2 in the league with a 13-0 win over Wahconah Friday.
The win clinches the South Division. This is Greylock’s second consecutive South title.
"This is a tough league, and we beat each other up all year, so to clinch again is something," said Greylock coach Steve Messina.
Ben Alley ripped a triple and had three hits to lead Greylock. Ed Dufur also had three hits and Andrew Leitch and Ian Brink popped two hits each. Matt Scneider doubled for the Warriors.
Mount Greylock 13, Wahconah 0
Wahconah 000 000 0 -- 0 4 2
Greylock 126 130 x -- 13 14 2
Joe DiMassimo (2 1/3), Lane Grogan (2 1/3) Matt Schneider (1 1/3) and Schneider (4 2/3) and Grogan (1 1/3). Andrew Leitch (6), Frank Rickus (1) and Nick DiSanti. W -- Leitch. L -- DiMassimo. 2B -- Wahconah 1 (Schneider) Greylock 2 (Eric leitch, DiSanti) 3B -- Greylock 1 (Ben Alley)
NORTH ADAMS -- Granby got out to a quick start and never looked back pushing seven runs across the plate in the first and hanging on to a 16-3 win.
McCann Tech pitcher Justin Schnieder had a tough first inning, hitting several batters, but settled in and went five innings for McCann.
"He had a rough start," McCann coach Pat Ryan said. "But, he’s the type of kid where I know he is giving it his all. I don’t have to tell him anything, I know he just plays with his heart."
Sean Davis had a triple and John Leclair had a double for McCann. Granby had a home run and three doubles in the contest.
The Hornets must now win their final two games to make the postseason. That journey starts Tuesday at Pathfinder.
Granby 16, McCann 3
Granby 730 141 0 -- 16 11
McCann 003 000 0 -- 3 5
Zach Funk and T. Padgett; Justin Schnieder (5), Nate Biron (2) and T.J. Therrien (1), Charlie Bohl (6).
2B -- Graby 3 (Cloutier, Sullivan, Padgett); McCann 1 (John Leclair). 3B -- McCann 1 (Sean Davis). HR -- Granby (Padgett).
Greylock, Hoosac girls’ lacrosse
WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Mounties scored three quick goals and hung on for the 15-7 win.
Hoosac responded with two quick goals of its own, but Greylock was able to go on a run to close the first half.
Sarah Stripp led the way for the Mounties with five goals. Lucy Barrett and Kelsey Orpin each scored three.
Maeve Denning had three goals for the Hurricanes and Jaci Aubin added two goals and an assist.
Sam MacWhinnie had five saves and Paige Willis had eight for Greylock. Kelsey Hosley had 15 saves for Hoosac.
TURNERS FALLS -- Turners Falls pushed six runs across the board in the third inning and didn’t need any more support, topping the Mounties 7-2.
Greylock scored both runs in the seventh. No other details were available.
Western Mass Division II Track and field
SHELBURNE FALLS -- Several North County athletes had career days at the Western Massachusetts Division II track and field meet.
The Mount Greylock girls took second place in the team standings, finishing behind Frontier. The Monument Mountain boys took their competition.
Mount Greylock’s Alex Majetich was the big winner of the day snagging victories in the 100-meter dash (12.67 seconds) and 200 (26.26) and a second place jump in the triple. Hoosac’s Meg Rodowicz won the 800 in a time of 2:25.6.
For Hoosac Valley, Trevor Ciempa finished second in the high jump. Travis Ciempa picked up a fourth place finish in the two mile. Tyler Mach also recorded a fourth-place finish, finishing the 100-meter dash in 11.72 seconds. Steve Coons’ discus toss of 114-3 got him 5th.
Drury coach Jim Buffoni said his team turned in their best performances of the year at the meet. The 4x800 relay team of Celene Koperek, Cori Ghidotti, Ali Tatro and Morgan Lamarre took third place with a time of 10:48. Ali Tatro finished third in the javelin with her best throw of the season. Alyssa Marceau was sixth in the 100 hurdles. Koperek grabbed fifth in the mile.
For Greylock, Emily Kaegi took second in the mile. Kat Chenial was third in the two mile. Jenna Phelps took third place in the 400 hurdles and fourth in the 100 hurdles.
On the boys’ side, Carter Stripp finished second in the 800. He finished the race in a time of 2:02.83, Lenox’s Scott Carpenter won the event in 2:02.04.