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Mount Greylock Lacrosse Shoots For 3-Peat

By Andy McKeever

The Mount Greylock High School lacrosse team went undefeated in the regular season and is entering the playoffs as the favorite to win its third league championship.

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Mount Greylock lacrosse team is vying for its third consecutive league champion this weekend.

The high school aged team will have home field advantage in the second round of the playoffs Saturday night when it takes on Lee

Lee defeated Northern Berkshire — the Hoosac Valley team — Thursday in the first round of the playoffs. The winner of Saturday's game will faceoff to become the Berkshire County Lacrosse Association league champion Wednesday.

"We have a good team. Our offense, I think it is the best in the league," Mount Greylock coach Jeff Stripp said of the team's chances on Thursday.

The team is unbeaten this year through fifteen games and is making its third consecutive run at the championship. The team has made it to the title game four previous years -  losing the first two times and winning it the last two seasons.

Also on Saturday, the first round game between Taconic and Central Berkshire — the Wahconah team will be held at Taconic High School. The winner of that game goes on to play the second ranked Pittsfield High School team on Monday.

The season's final standings were:
No. 1: Mount Greylock
No. 2: PHS
No. 3: Taconic
No. 4: Lee
No. 5: Northern Berkshire (Hoosac Valley)
No. 6: Central Berkshire (Wahconah)

Playoff schedule:
First Round
Thursday 6/2 Northern Berkshire (Hoosic valley) at Lee at 5:30 at Stockbridge Park
Saturday 6/4 Central Berkshire (Wahconah) at Taconic at 4

Second Round

Saturday 6/4 Lee/NB winner at Mount Greylock sy 7
Monday 6/6 CB/Taconic winner at PHS at Kirvin Park at 5

Championship Game —Wednesday, June 8

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