Monday’s high school lacrosse recaps: Belchertown pulls out late win over Wahconah

Saturday, April 26, 2014
For the second straight game, the Belchertown boys lacrosse team broke a late deadlock to earn a home victory.

Jason Krasinkiewicz scored his second goal with 1 minute, 1 second left in regulation as the Orioles edged Wahconah Regional 8-7 on Monday afternoon.

Wyatt Rousseau and Alex Bachand also scored twice for Belchertown (2-0), while Alex Wordsworth and Ryan Dupont added one each.

Ryan McCarthy stopped five shots in the win.

Longmeadow 16, South Hadley 1 — Sam Duda had the goal for the Tigers (2-1, 0-1 Valley Wheel) in the road defeat.

Jake Lesieur (five saves) and Eddie Beattie (four) split time in net for South Hadley.

Westfield 17, Amherst Regional 3 — Donovan Riley had a goal and an assist, while Aidan Bass and Melvin Espinosa-Rosa each had one goal but the Hurricanes (1-1) fell at home.

John Noonan made 10 saves in the loss.

Monson 14, Granby 1 — Sawyer Mahan scored from Nate Fernandes for the Rams (0-1, 0-1 Suburban) in their program debut.

Nick Albers made eight saves for Granby.

Girls lacrosse

Holyoke Catholic 17, Cathedral 12 — Katie Klejna had eight saves in goal for the Gaels (2-0, 2-0 Pioneer) in the road victory.

Elizabeth Cavanaugh, Lidia Hojnoski and Elizabeth Klejna scored three goals apiece for Catholic.

Belchertown 12, Amherst Regional 2 — Alaina Swift (two goals, five assists) notched seven points to lead the Orioles (1-1, 1-1 Valley League) to the home victory.

Emma Jopson scored a game-high four goals for Belchertown, while Kate Bowers scored twice with three assists. Julia Sammataro, Chloe Zinter, Jackie Soucia and Kat Lowe each added a tally, while Meg Foley and Tiffany Anderson picked up an assist apiece.

Kailey Pacheco earned the win in goal with eight stops.

Gianna Catalano had both goals for the Hurricanes (0-2, 0-1). Savanah Robinson and Chelby Hibbard both made two saves while playing a half each.

Agawam 17, South Hadley 14 — Meghan Ginley scored six goals with three assists, but the Tigers (0-1, 0-1 Vlley Wheel) fell at home.

Olivia Slysz had two goals and two assists for South Hadley.

Beth Hennessey made 11 saves in the loss.