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Tuesday’s high school tennis, track: Amherst tops Northampton



Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Two singles wins and a victory at No. 1 doubles helped the Amherst Regional boys tennis team beat Northampton, 3-2, Tuesday at home.

Pat O’Connell and Austin Xiong won their singles matches for Amherst (1-0).

O’Connell beat Northampton’s Jake Duggan 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 singles, and Austin Xiong defeated Galen Winsor 6-3, 6-4.

Amherst’s Ethan Yu and Andy Ni beat Asa Geller and Matt Strzynski 6-0, 4-6, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles.

Northampton (2-1) won at No. 1 singles and No. 2 double.

Aidan O’Brien defeated Nathan Ji 3-6, 6-3, 2-1 (10-4) in a tiebreaker after the match had been decided. Emile Bensedrine and Pierre Venne defeated Joey Green and Ethan Xu 6-2, 6-4.

Boys tennis

Amherst 3, Northampton 2

at Amherst

First singles: Aidan O’Brien (N) def. Nathan Ji, 3-6, 6-3, 2-1 (10-4)

Second singles: Pat O’Connell (A) def. Jake Duggan, 6-2, 6-0

Third singles: Austin Xiong (A) def. Galen Winsor, 6-3, 6-4

First doubles: Ethan Yu and Andy Ni (A) def. Asa Geller and Matt Strzynski 6-0, 4-6, 6-2

Second doubles: Emile Bensedrine and Pierre Venne (N) def. Joey Green and Ethan Xu, 6-2 6-4

Records: Amherst (1-0), Northampton (2-1)

Belchertown 4, Holyoke 1

at Holyoke

First singles: Andy Mier (H) def. Jon Vinagre, 3-6 ,7-5, 10-8

Second singles: Noah Pare (B) def. Bobby Anderson, 6-0, 6-1

Third singles: Connor Barrington (B) def. Eddy Anderson 6-2 ,7-5

First doubles: Dennis Lelic & Maxim Caron (B) def. Labby Fernandez & Jeremiah Gomez, 6-0, 6-0

Second doubles: Nate Courchesne & Josh Tan (B) def. Michael Lukasiewicz & Rabi Patel, 6-0, 6-0

Records: Belchertown (4-0); Holyoke (2-2)

Girls tennis

Belchertown 5, East Longmeadow 0

at Belchertown

First singles: Jordyn Paul (B) def. Jordan Miller, 6-1, 6-2

Second singles: Emily Hamparian (B) def. Emily Goggin 7-6 (7-4), 6-3

Third singles: Belchertown won by forfeit

First doubles: Julia Morgado & Madison Slater (B) def. Samantha Reilly & Jocelyn Mailloux. 6-3, 6-2

Second doubles: Nicole Sterste & Emily Slater (B) def. Lauren Gauvine & Hannah Ellison, 6-0, 4-6, 6-2

Records: Belchertown (2-2) East Longmeadow (1-2)

Boys track & field

Northampton 101, Longmeadow 57

at Longmeadow

Discus: (N) 1. Elyjah Gaspar, 124.2

Javelin: (N) 2. Michael Dean, 127-7

Long jump: (N) 2. Christian Hodgson 18.8

Triple jump: (N) 1. Nik Smith, 42-3

High jump: (N) 3. Patrick Quinlan, 5-02

Pole vault: (N) 1. Ben Raivel, 9-6

110-meter high hurdles: (N) 1. Cole Lavallee, 16.6

400-meter hurdles: 1. Lavallee, 58.3

100: (N) 1. Josiah Tudryn, 11.5

Mile: (N) 1. Ben Gordon-Sniffen, 4:41

4x100 relay: 1. Northampton, 44.1

400: 2. Quinlan, 57.9

800: (N) 1. Bobby Innes-Gold, 2:06.9

200: 1. Smith, 22.1

2-mile: (N) 1. Phillip Hempstead, 11:17

4x400: 1. Amherst, 3:37.1

Records: Northampton (1-1); Longmeadow (2-2)