GREAT BARRINGTON, MASS. >> Great pitching cures all for baseball teams and junior Ryan O'Neill's performance on the mound in Monday's game against Monument Mountain was a big reason that Mount Anthony won their second straight.
O'Neill was masterful on the mound, giving up one run on five hits while striking out five Spartan batters in a complete game performance to help lead the Patriots a 2-1 victory.
Junior Austin Condo and senior Noah Normyle each had an RBI in the MAU win.
With the win, MAU improves to 2-0 on the season and will play next in their home opener against Mill River on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
Patriots drop out of state matchup
WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. >> The Mount Anthony boys lacrosse team had a tough time getting going in their game against Mount Greylock on Monday afternoon.
Trailing by 11 at the half the Patriots dropped their third straight, falling 16-3 to the Mounties.
Senior Hunter Davis had a team-high two goals in the loss for MAU, while Trey Lang and Tom Hendery each scored a goal in the loss for the Patriots as well.
With the loss, MAU drops to 1-4 to start the season.
MAU will look to break their three-game losing streak when they host Wahconah on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
Panthers even up Wasaren record
HOOSICK, N.Y. >> In a Monday afternoon home affair against Wasaren League rival Tamarac, the Hoosick Falls baseball team defeated their conference opponent 6-3, to even their record at 2-2.
Scoreless going into the bottom of the third, the Panthers offense struck for three runs and were able to hold to their three run lead the rest of the way for their first home win of the season.
Junior Ryan Sanders and senior Ryan Sanders each had an RBI in the win for Hoosick Falls.
Senior Riley Bacon had a double and two runs scored in the win for the Panthers as well.
On the mound, senior Wyatt Whitman pitched another solid performance for the Panthers, giving up three runs on three hits while striking out nine Tamarac hitters in his complete game victory.
Hoosick Falls will to make it back-to-back victories for the first time this season when they host Mechanicville today at 4:15 p.m.
SVC falls in NECC matchup
BENNINGTON >> The Southern Vermont College women's lacrosse team was stifled by their New England Collegiate Conference rival Regis on Monday afternoon, losing 17-5 to the Pride.
The Pride scored the first six goals of the afternoon and never looked back, going into halftime ahead 9-3 before outscoring SVC by six in the closing 30 minutes to get the win.
Junior Emily Lesure and Mel Orrell each scored a team-high two goals in the loss for the Mountaineers.
Sophomore Paige Vitale also scored a goal in the loss for SVC as well.
With the loss, SVC drops to 3-9 on the season and 3-2 in conference play.
The Mountaineers will be back in action on Wednesday when they travel to play Bay Path at 4 p.m.
MAU lose close one to Woodstock
BENNINGTON >> The Mount Anthony boys tennis fell short of winning their first match of the season, losing 4-3 to Woodstock on Monday afternoon.
No. 3 singles player Luke Williams and No. 4 Thomas Ngo each won their matches in straight sets for the Patriots.
No. 5 player Brendan Hay won his match in a three set thriller for MAU, coming back after losing the first set 6-3, to winning the second set 6-1 and then winning 10-8 in the tirebreaker.
No. 1 PJ Seward loss his match in straight sets, while No. 2 player Jacob Damour lost his match in heartbreaking third set, losing 12-10 in the tiebreaker.
Up 3-2 going into the doubles matches, MAU looked to be in prime position to get win number one on the year, but it was not meant to be as both doubles lost in straight sets for the Patriots.
With the loss, MAU is 0-4 to start the season.
The Patriots get right back on the court in search of their first win of the season, when they host the Hoosac School today at 4 p.m.
Cambridge drops conference bout
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. >> In their Wasaren League matchup against Hoosic Valley on Monday, the Cambridge baseball team could not keep pace with Valley's offense in a 15-7 loss.
Ryan McLenithan and Zach Sherman each had a team-high three hits for Cambridge in the loss.
Jake Harrington had a team-high 3 RBIs for the Indians in his 2-4 performance at the plate.
With the loss, Cambridge drops to 0-4. The Indians will look again to win their first game of the season, when they host Granville on Wednesday at 4:15 p.m.