28.1 F
Great Barrington
Home Sports Monument hangs on to top Lenox in high-scoring affair

Monument hangs on to top Lenox in high-scoring affair

Things grew tense on the Monument Mountain softball team’s bench in the top of the seventh inning of its matchup with Lenox Tuesday afternoon.
Leading by five runs heading into the frame, the Millionaires scored four and had runners on second and third with only one out.

Monument pitcher Rhiana Louw was tiring and struggling with command, having walked 10 batters on the afternoon.

Spartans coach Scott Annand paced, but remained stoic, not wanting his players to panic in what was a stress-filled situation. He didn’t even acknowledge the tying run to his players. He just waited.

And it worked.

Louw and the Spartans closed out the next two outs on a popup and a ground ball, walking a tightrope to a 17-16 home victory.

“We’re still a work in progress, as we know,” Annand said after the game. “We scored a lot of runs and did things that way, but we have to keep pushing forward. Better to win ugly, I told them, than to lose pretty.”

For the rest of this story:

1. Pick up a copy of the Berkshire Record at a newsstand near you

2. Download the Berkshire Record App from the iTunes app store

3. Subscribe by calling (413) 528-5380 x. 29, or by emailing billing@berkshirerecord.net

- Advertisment -
Herrington's AZEK TimberTech

The Marketplace Kitchen - Take Out At all locations we are offering prepared entrees ready for pickup. At our Sheffield Cafe location and at Kitchen Table, we are offering daily dinner specials – feed a family of four – just $24.95.
- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Russia, the Taliban, and Trump’s Re-election

It hasn’t been very interesting recently to write about our President since he has had a remarkable and well-dissected month or so...

Middle School report card reflections

Now that the COVID 19 remote learning school year has officially ended, students are receiving their report cards. As an experienced teacher,...

Berkshire Museum partners with Pittsfield High to amplify voices of Class of ’20

PITTSFIELD — A brand-new exhibition showcasing the work of talented student artists has arrived at the Berkshire Museum. Visual Voice: Portfolios from Pittsfield...


Lucy Ann Wuori Britton, 62, of Mill River died peacefully Wednesday June 17, 2020 surrounded by her family at Berkshire Medical Center...

Recent Comments