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Monday’s high schools: Frontier girls soccer fends off Easthampton

  • Mahar’s Kianna Reilly, right, takes the ball upfield defended by Gateway Regional’s Jessica Van Heynigen in the second half on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 in Orange. RECORDER STAFF/DAN LITTLE

  • Mahar’s Tori Tenney, center, clears the ball downfield between Gateway Regional defenders Grace LeBarron, left, and Erin Harris in the first half on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 in Orange. RECORDER STAFF/DAN LITTLE



Monday, September 11, 2017

Cambrie Hamilton netted what proved to be the game-winner for the Frontier Regional girls soccer team three minutes into the second half in a 2-1 win over Easthampton, Monday at Herlihy Field in Whately.

Kaitlyn Mackin assisted for Frontier (2-1, 2-1 Pioneer North).

The Red Hawks got on the board first when Easthampton scored an own goal off a corner in the ninth minute.

The Eagles (1-2, 0-2) responded with a goal from Rosie Pagoni four minutes later to tie the game.

Lily Pioli made 12 saves for Easthampton.

Frontier outshot Easthampton 20-3.

Granby 5, Hampshire Regional 1 — Nora Young scored two goals with an assist for the Rams (1-0, 1-0 Central) in their season opener.

Summer Molin, Mallory Beauregard and Trystin Burger also scored, while Julia Frappier and Kayla Tudryn added assists.

Julia Gauvin made four saves.

Mahar 2, Gateway Regional 0 — The offense couldn’t get going for the Gators on the road, leading to their first loss of the season.

Rebecca Herman made five saves for Gateway (1-1-1).

Amherst Regional 1, Southwick 1 — Reilly Lepak made 21 saves to preserve a point in league play for the Hurricanes.

Jasmine McMickle put Amherst (0-2-1, 0-0-1 Central) ahead in the 32nd minute. Hattie Carolan had the assist.

Southwick equalized off a free kick in the second half.

Boys soccer

Holyoke 4, Smith Academy 0 — The Purple Knights took a 1-0 lead with a minute left before halftime, then pulled away in the second half for the independent win.

The Falcons’ defense was under pressure throughout, but goalie Matt Bouley made 15 saves, including several covering corners, to keep Smith (0-2) in it.

Amherst Regional 4, Monument Mountain 3 — Victor Wellman scored twice and added an assist in the Hurricanes’ first win of the year.

Lucas Willocq and Tate Rietkirk also scored, while Colton Spirko, Bryan Rivas Martinez and Luca LaRaja added assists.

Lucas Morales-Fernandez made five saves.

The back-and-forth affair was tied 1-1 at halftime.

Field hockey

Longmeadow 3, Frontier Regional 0 — Skyla Burniske made 17 saves in a road loss for the Red Hawks (1-1).

Mahar 3, Amherst Regional 0 — Lydia Sullivan made four saves for the Hurricanes (0-2) in a loss.

Minnechaug 8, Smith Academy 0 — Taeghan Cavanaugh made 20 saves, but the Falcons could not stay with Minnechaug on the road.

Girls volleyball

South Hadley 3, Sabis 0 — Kiana Turner tallied 17 aces, five kills and five digs in a 25-13, 25-6, 25-9 win.

Kaylyn Labrecque added five kills and two blocks for the Tigers (2-0, 1-0 Southern).

Nicole Niemiec and Kayla Simon had four kills each.

Easthampton 3, Belchertown 1 — The Eagles went on the road and beat the Orioles, 26-24, 22-25, 25-16 and 27-25.

Autumn Pinard had 24 assists and five aces for Easthampton (2-1, 1-0 Southern).

Devney Horne led Easthampton with nine kills, while Anna Stabile had six kills

Lilly Pinard had seven aces and five digs for the Eagles.

Samantha Sypek led Easthampton in digs with nine.

Belchertown’s Cassidy Genereux had eights assists, and Marissa Courchesne led the Orioles (2-1, 0-1) with six kills.

Renaissance 3, Smith Vocational 2 — Nyisha Saltis fired 16 aces with two kills and a dig in a 22-25, 26-24, 25-22, 25-21, 15-10 loss.

Haleigh Pensivy added six aces, five kills and two digs.

Emma Tobin dished out six assists. Iara Oliveira-Torres had seven digs for the Vikings (0-3, 0-1 Metro).