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NORTH ADAMS – After a tight first half, the Blue Devils opened with an 8-0 win after the break.

After beating Smith Vocational Drury 8-0, Elli Miles is 1 point out of 100 career goals. She was hoping to make it at her home, but it looks like the celebration will have to wait.

Elli Miles is congratulated on a goal

Drurys Elli Miles celebrates a goal during a game against Smith Vocational in which they won 8-0. Miles is 1 point away from 100 career goals. She was hoping to hit the milestone in her home country, but it looks like the celebration will have to wait.

Elli Miles goes on goal

Drurys Elli Miles is aiming for goal during a game against Smith Vocational in which they won 8-0. Miles is one point away from 100 career goals. She was hoping to hit the milestone in her home country, but it looks like the celebration will have to wait.

Elli Miles is congratulated on a goal

Drury’s Madeline Nesbit congratulates Elli Miles on a goal during a Class C tournament game in Western Massachusetts against Smith Vocational on Monday. The No. 3 Blue Devils went on to claim a commanding 8-0 win to advance. Next up is a trip to Mount Greylock No. 2 on Wednesday, as the Mounties also recorded a 7-0 win over Westfield Tech on Monday. For more football coverage, switch to A13.



Elli Miles reacts to the fact that she is only one point away from her 100th career goal

After beating Smith Vocational Drury 8-0, Elli Miles is 1 point out of 100 career goals. She was hoping to make it at her home, but it looks like the celebration will have to wait.



Elli Miles is congratulated on a goal

Drurys Elli Miles celebrates a goal during a game against Smith Vocational in which they won 8-0. Miles is 1 point away from 100 career goals. She was hoping to hit the milestone in her home country, but it looks like the celebration will have to wait.



Elli Miles goes on goal

Drurys Elli Miles is aiming for goal during a game against Smith Vocational in which they won 8-0. Miles is one point away from 100 career goals. She was hoping to hit the milestone in her home country, but it looks like the celebration will have to wait.



Elli Miles is congratulated on a goal

Drury’s Madeline Nesbit congratulates Elli Miles on a goal during a Class C tournament game in Western Massachusetts against Smith Vocational on Monday. The No. 3 Blue Devils went on to claim a commanding 8-0 win to advance. Next up is a trip to Mount Greylock No. 2 on Wednesday, as the Mounties also recorded a 7-0 win over Westfield Tech on Monday. For more football coverage, switch to A13.

Drury scored seven goals in the second half to get into a quarter-finals in the Western Mass on Monday. Class C to get rid of the sixth-placed Smith Vocational. The No. 3 Blue Devils will visit No. 2 Mount Greylock for a semifinal on Wednesday.

“It was a close game for most of the first half, Smith Vocational defended well and Drury struggled to take chances,” coach Maria Bartini wrote in an email. “The goal was opened at the very end of the first half.”

It was a goalless tie until the last minute of the first half when Madison Saunders blocked a Sam Kogut feed to give Drury a 1-0 lead.

Saunders hit an assistant from Elli Miles again 3 minutes after the second half. Speaking of Miles, she scored her first goal in the 52nd minute but still ended the evening with a hat trick, in addition to two assists. These five points bring her to 99 for her career.

Meanwhile, Kogut had an assist hat trick and helped Miles’ second and third goals. She also scored a goal in the 75th minute.

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Blacksmith 0 0 – 0
Dry 1 7 – 8
First half
D – Madison Saunders (Sam Kogut), 39:00.
Second half
D – Saunders (Elli Miles), 43:00; D – Hannah LaCasse (Saunders), 50:00; D – Miles (LaCasse), 52:00; D – Miles (Kogut), 58:00; D – Hailey Kingsley (Reagan Cornell), 60:00; D – Miles (Kogut), 68:00; D – Kogut (miles), 75:00.
Saves – SV: Maggie Lauder 15; D: Brooke Bishop 4.

Mount Everett 3, Smith Academy 1

SHEFFIELD – The third-seeded Eagles built a 2-0 lead before hitting the No. 6 Smith Academy from the Western Mass. Class D tournament eliminated on Monday.

Mount Everett got off to an early start, kicking off at 2pm, and the Eagles were ready to go, and May Liebenow grabbed a chance from Allison Steuerungagle just 6 minutes later.

“Good start to the District 1 / WMASS tournament for our girls,” coach Josh King wrote in an email. “We were a little flat and nervous at the beginning, but when May was able to put that first goal in our confidence, it started to roll, which was easy to see.

“It was good to see that others were promoted today and played key games on both offense and defense. The Smith Academy is trained very well and the girls put us under constant pressure until the end. “

King attributed Emily Steueragle as the engine behind the Eagles’ playoff win. She scored twice in the game, including one in the 19th minute after an assist from Julia Devoti, who made the guests unreachable for the guests.

Emma Goewey made eight saves on the net to ensure victory.

Mount Everett advances to meet the winner of Monday’s late game between No. 7 goods and No. 2 to play lenox.

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Smith Academy 1 0-1
Mount Everett 2 1 – 3
First half
ME – May Liebenow (Allison Steueragle), 6:00; ME – Emily Steueragle (Julia Devoti), 7:00 p.m.; SAT – Meghan Bell (penalty kick), 32:00.
Second half
Me – Emily Steueragle (unassisted), 43:00.
Saves – SA: Maddie Bell 15; Me: Emma Goewey 8.

Limit 2, McCann Technology 0

Two players fight for the ball

McCanns Payton Vanderwoude kneels the ball during a Western Mass quarterfinal match in North Adams on Monday.

Two players fight for the ball

McCanns Payton Vanderwoude watches Frontier’s Madeline Bennett kick the ball during a Western Mass quarterfinal match in North Adams on Monday.

Two players fight for the ball

McCanns Addie Hayer and Frontiers Hannah Mackin battle for possession during a Western Mass quarterfinal match in North Adams on Monday.

Two players fight for the ball

McCanns Izzy Lacasse and Frontiers Claire McFarland battle for possession during a Western Mass quarterfinal match in North Adams on Monday.

McCann's Addie Hayer reacts to a goal from Frontier

McCann’s Addie Hayer reacts to a goal from Frontier during a Western Mass quarterfinal match in North Adams on Monday.



Two players fight for the ball

McCanns Payton Vanderwoude kneels the ball during a Western Mass quarterfinal match in North Adams on Monday.



Two players fight for the ball

McCanns Payton Vanderwoude watches Frontier’s Madeline Bennett kick the ball during a Western Mass quarterfinal match in North Adams on Monday.



Two players fight for the ball

McCanns Addie Hayer and Frontiers Hannah Mackin battle for possession during a Western Mass quarterfinal match in North Adams on Monday.



Two players fight for the ball

McCanns Izzy Lacasse and Frontiers Claire McFarland battle for possession during a Western Mass quarterfinal match in North Adams on Monday.



McCann's Addie Hayer reacts to a goal from Frontier

McCann’s Addie Hayer reacts to a goal from Frontier during a Western Mass quarterfinal match in North Adams on Monday.

NORTH ADAMS – The Redhawks found a way on Monday to quell the high-profile McCann Tech offensive by taking fourth-seeded Hornets in a quarter-final game of the Western Mass. Class C tournament upside down.

No. 5 Frontier scored one goal in each half while Madeline Bennet was up to the task of blocking seven shots on goal by the hosting team.

This was only the Hornets’ second loss of the season, but the second in their last three games. McCann looks back on the MIAA state tournament, in which they last finished 15th in Division V.

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Limit 1 1 – 2
McCann 0 0 – 0
First half
F – M. Santos (without help).
Second half
F – E. Gonder (M. McDonald-Wright).
Saves – F: Madeline Bennet 7; MT: Keira Lennon 8.

Chicopee 2, Wahconah 1

CHICOPEE – The fifth seeded Warriors were eliminated from the Western Mass. Bracket in a 2-1 loss on the street at Chicopee No. 4. No further information was available as of the reporting date.

South Hadley 7, Monument Mountain 1

SOUTH HADLEY – The Spartans got caught in some sort of buzz saw at South Hadley # 2. No. 7 Monument Mountain was eliminated from the Western Mass. Field at the loss. No further information was available at the time of going to press.

Monson 8, Hoosac Valley 0

MONSON – The eighth seeded Hurricanes couldn’t get much going on Monday with a shutout loss against the top seeded Monson. Hoosact Valley has been eliminated from the Western Mass. Bracket. No further information was available at the time of going to press.

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