Wahconah Boys Blank Oakmont in State Tourney

By Stephen DravisiBerkshires.com Sports
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DALTON, Mass. -- The Wahconah boys lacrosse team has put up some big numbers the last couple of years.
Add a very small one to the list.
Joe Massaro stopped seven shots Thursday to backstop Wahconah to a shutout victory in the first round of the Division 4 State Tournament.
Devin Lampron and Billy O'Neill scored seven goals apiece as Wahconah advanced with a 25-0 win over Oakmont.
The victory sends third-seeded Wahconah (18-1) into the Sweet 16, where it will host No. 19 Manchester Essex, a 14-9 winner over Abington on Wednesday.
Massaro stopped two shots in the final minute of a second half played entirely under running time to preserve his first clean sheet of the season.
Wahconah reached running time with a 10-goal second quarter to take a 17-0 lead into half-time.
It got the offense going early when Lampron scored the only goal his team would need in the first minute of the game, the first of his four first-quarter points.
He finished the evening with 11 points on seven goals and four assists.
Nine Wahconah players found the back of the net in the win. 
Rylan Padelford had a hat trick, and Jonathan Howard, Jonah Smith and Jack Steiner each scored twice.
Wahconah has allowed a total of 12 goals in its last four games and takes a four-game winning streak into the tournament's second round.
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