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Monday’s golf: In defeat, Eli Slovin seals Amherst’s win over Northampton

  • Brad Moreau, of Northampton, shoots on the second hole fairway during a match against Amherst Regional, Monday at Cherry Hill Golf Course. —GAZETTE STAFF/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Rich McIntire, of Amherst Regional, watches his drive on the third hole during a match against Northampton, Monday at Cherry Hill Golf Course. —GAZETTE STAFF/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Brad Moreau, of Northampton, watches his drive on the third hole during a match against Amherst Regional, Monday at Cherry Hill Golf Course. —GAZETTE STAFF/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Aidan Chapdelaine, of Northampton, watches his drive on the third hole during a match against Amherst Regional, Monday at Cherry Hill Golf Course. —GAZETTE STAFF/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Rich McIntire, of Amherst Regional, shoots on the second hole fairway during a match against Amherst Regional, Monday at Cherry Hill Golf Course. —GAZETTE STAFF/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Anna Casagrande, of Amherst Regional, watches her drive on the third hole during a match against Northampton, Monday at Cherry Hill Golf Course. —GAZETTE STAFF/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Asa Geller, of Northampton, watches his drive on the third hole during a match against Amherst Regional, Monday at Cherry Hill Golf Course. —GAZETTE STAFF/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Eli Kayser-Hirsh, of Amherst Regional, watches his drive on the third hole during a match against Northampton, Monday at Cherry Hill Golf Course. —GAZETTE STAFF/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Evan Rutherford, of Amherst Regional, watches his drive on the third hole during a match against Northampton, Monday at Cherry Hill Golf Course. —GAZETTE STAFF/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Jason Cooper, of Northampton, watches his drive on the third hole during a match against Amherst Regional, Monday at Cherry Hill Golf Course. —GAZETTE STAFF/JERREY ROBERTS



Monday, September 11, 2017

The winning point came in defeat for the Amherst Regional golf team.

Eli Slovin lost to Northampton’s Anthony Azzaro, 3-1, in the fifth match.

However, that one point made a difference as the Hurricanes beat the Blue Devils, 13½-10½, Monday at Cherry Hill Golf Course.

Evan Rutherford earned medalist honors with a 4-over 39. He also took his No. 3 match from Asa Geller, 3½-½.

Rich McIntire blanked Brad Moreau, 4-0, at No. 1 and Eli Kayser-Hirsh swept Jason Cooper at No. 4 as Amherst jumped to a 12-4 lead before Slovin finished it.

In addition to the fifth match, the Blue Devils won at No. 2 when Aidan Chapdelaine defeated Anna Casagrande, 3½-½. At No. 6, Elliott Wills beat Amherst’s Clay Fosterweber 3½-½.

Amherst is 3-0, while Northampton fell to 1-2.

Amherst Regional 13½,
Northampton 10½

at Cherry Hill, par 35

Medalist: Evan Rutherford (A), 39

No. 1: Rich McIntire (A) def. Brad Moreau, 4-0; No. 2: Aidan Chapdelaine (N) def. Anna Casagrande, 3.5-.5; No. 3: Rutherford def. Asa Geller, 3.5-.5; No. 4: Eli Kayer-Hirsh (A) def. Jason Cooper, 4-0; No. 5: Anthony Azzaro (N) def. Eli Slovin, 3-1; No. 6: Elliott Wills (N) def. Clay Fosterweber, 3.5-.5

Amherst (3-0); Northampton (1-2)

Pope Francis 23, Easthampton 1

at Wyckoff, par 34

Medalist: Max Cocchi (PF), 35

No. 1: Cocchi def. Austin Kuenzel, 4-0; No. 2: Chris Carey (PF) def. Tyler Cortis, 4-0; No. 3: Troy Donahue (PF) def. Ely Boyle, 3-1; No. 4: Tyler Wilson (PF) def. Tyler Colby, 4-0; No. 5: Thomas Powers (PF) def. Alex Fisher, 4-0; No. 6: Brenden Nehmer (PF) def. Jakob Humbeck, 4-0;

Easthampton (0-2); Pope Francis (2-1)

South Hadley 23.5,
Chicopee Comp 0.5

at Ledges, par 36

Medalist: Jake Remillard (SH), 38

No. 1: Zach Kotfila (SH) def. Derek Boutin, 4-0; No. 2: Jake Allard (SH) def. Carter Brunell, 3.5-0.5; No. 3: Remillard def. Ashley Gioruard, 4-0; No. 4: Logan Waite (SH) def. Brandon Hoar, 4-0; No. 5: Billy Scott (SH) def. Ben Warren, 4-0; No. 6: Will Ortyl (SH) def. Jake Gioruard, 4-0;

South Hadley (3-1, 2-1Suburban East); Chicopee Comp (0-3, 0-3)

Smith Academy 20, St. Mary’s 4

at Tekoa, par 36

Medalist: Luke Willenberg (SM), 37

No. 1: Willenberg def. Daniel Cavanaugh, 3.5-0.5; No. 2: Chris Darragh (SA) def. Andrew Florek, 3.5-0.5 No. 3: Finn O’Connor (SA) def. Manny Umana Kimura, 4-0; No. 4: Carter Woodward (SA) def. Ryan Sweeney, 4-0; No. 5: Hunter Zygmont (SA) def. Collin Freeman, 4-0; No. 6: Brett Gratz (SA) won by forfeit, 4-0;

Smith Academy (1-0, 1-0 Bi-County East); Saint Mary (0-1, 0-1)

Ludlow 172, Belchertown 186

at Ludlow Country Club, par 36

Belchertown (1-2): Ryan Chrabascz, 39; Jon Bechta, 47; David Fredenburg, 47; Grant Irving, 54; Colby Masse, 53.