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Monday’s high schools: Taj-Amir Torres, Amherst boys track team starts fast

Taj-Amir Torres put the state on watch Monday.

The Amherst Regional sophomore won the 100-meter dash in a hand-time 10.6 seconds as the Hurricanes finished with 85 points to beat Minnechaug (74) and Pittsfield (22) in Amherst.

Torres also won the long jump (21 feet, 10 inches) and 200 (21.8).

Boys tennis

Belchertown 5, West Springfield 0

At Belchertown

First singles: Kevin Lindhult (B) def. Jacob Mountain 6-0, 6-0; Second singles: Ethan Smith (B) def. Thomas Giang 6-1, 6-1; Third singles: Robbie Lewis (B) def. Matthew Swanson 6-1, 6-1; First doubles: Sam Stroman & Zach Kuhn (B) def. Geoff Gagnon & Anthony Trinchini 6-4, 6-0; Second doubles: Jack Stinson & Mike Sugrue (B) def. Randy Simonette & Dan Callahan 6-0, 6-0

Records: Belchertown (2-1); West Springfield (0-3)

Agawam 3, South Hadley 2

at Mount Holyoke College

First singles: Mikey Miele (SH) def. Nick Twohig 7-5, 6-1; Second singles: Matt Davenport (A) def. James Stawarz 6-2, 6-3; Third singles: Alex Sours (A) def. Dante Pio 6-2, 4-6, 6-3; First doubles: Chris Larrow & Bobby Loughrey (SH) def. Mason Hollander & Steven Ludtke 6-1, 6-2; Second doubles: Agawam by default.

Records: Agawam (1-2, 1-1); South Hadley (0-2, 0-1)

Longmeadow 4, Amherst 1

At Longmeadow

First singles: Ross Kamin (L) def. Ankrish Milne 6-0, 6-0; Second singles: Tayyab Sheikh (L) def. Danny St. John 6-0, 6-1; Third singles: Jeffrey Thor (L) def. Aidan Leaf 4-6, 6-2. 6-3; First doubles: Dan Siegelman & Andy Zykoski (A) def. Tyler Lucy & David Copeland 6-2, 3-6, 6-0; Second doubles: Nathan Weissman & Adam Pollack (L) def. Sasha Harvey & Jordan Hill 6-0, 6-4

Records: Longmeadow (2-0, 2-0); Amherst (1-1, 0-1);

Girls tennis

Frontier Regional 3, Belchertown 2

At Amherst Middle School

First singles: Ricky Fields (F) def. Vicki Law, 6-0, 6-1; Second singles: Aiden Connolly (F) def. Kiana Shakeraneh, 7-6 (2), 6-0; Third singles: Eleni Balis (F) def. Julia Tan, 6-4, 6-3; First doubles: Morgan O’Connor & Angela Grabazs (B) def. Crystal Niedbala & Christina Betances-Orrell, 6-3, 6-3; Second doubles: Kristen Pietras & Maddie Hamparian (B) def. Alli Zera & A.J. Mensah, 6-3, 6-3

Records: Belchertown (0-2, 0-1 Tri-County North); Frontier (1-1, 1-1)

Boys track & field

Mohawk 88, Frontier Regional 57

at Frontier

Shot put: 2. Jack Hebert (F), 34-8.5; Discus: 2. Alex Fortune, 105-6; Javelin: 2. Torsten Nelson, 117-7; Long jump: 3. Chad Parent, 16-4.75; Triple jump: 4. Parent, 33-5.75; High jump: 1. Frankie Watroba, 5-6; Pole vault: T2. Jamie Blinder, 8-6; 110-meter high hurdles: 3. Justin Blake, 19.6; 100: 1. Saul Soto, 12.2; Mile: 1. Andy Habel, 5:08.2; 4x100 relay: Frontier disqualified; 400: 2. Oliver Fox, 54.5; 400 low hurdles: 2. Blake, 64.4; 800: 2. Ian Blight, 2:16.5; 200: 1. Dylan Talbot, 24.4; 2-mile: 1. Habel, 11:27.2; 4x400: 2. Frontier (Jack Rybczyk, Matt Olsen, Ian Newman, Blight), 4:12.4

Records: Mohawk (1-0, 1-0 Intercounty); Frontier (0-1, 0-1)

Southwick 80, Holyoke Catholic 47

at Southwick

Shot put: 1. Dominic Marconi (HC), 43-3; Discus: 1. D. Marconi, 106-0; Javelin: 2. Nick Cox, 102-5; Long jump: 1. Trevor Lewicki, 19-5; Triple jump: 2. Christiano Marconi, 36-6; High jump: 1. Lewicki 6-2; 110-meter high hurdles: 2. D. Marconi, 19.7; 100: 2. Lewicki 12.2; Mile: 3. Mike Tetrault, 6:01.0; 400 low hurdles: 1. Lewicki, 68.2; 200: 3. D. Marconi, 26.0; 400: 3. C. Marconi, 64.0; 2-mile: 2. Cox, 12:36.0; 4x400: 1. Holyoke Catholic (Tetrault, Mike Rucki, Noah Green, C. Marconi), 4:40.0

Records: Holyoke Catholic (0-1, 0-1 Suburban); Southwick (2-0, 2-0)

Amherst 85, Minnechaug 74, Pittsfield 22

at Amherst

Shot put: 6. Luke Glynn Ferrarone (A), 33-2.25; Discus: 2. Ferrarone (A), 95-9; Javelin: 1. Aybars Gungor (A), 153-9; Long jump: 1. Taj-Amir Torres (A), 21-10; Triple jump: 1. Fahmi Farah (A), 40-6.75; High jump: 4. Allen Vance (A), 6-0; Pole vault: 4. Thomas Jeffries (A), 9-0; 110-meter high hurdles: 2. Gary Burnett (A), :16.1; 100: 1. Torres (A), 10.6; 4x100 relay: 1. Devin Clarke, Noris Cuevas-Nova, J.J. Sylla, Dylan Owens (A), 45.2; 400 low hurdles: 1. Burnett (A), 58.4; 800: 4. Rob Sailer (A), 2:08.9; 200: 1. Torres (A), 21.8; 400: 2. Kelzy Rodrigues (A), 55.2; 4x400: 1. Vance, Connor Evans, Michael Stender, Gabe Fishman (A), 3:40.4

Records: Amherst (1-0, 1-0 Valley); Minnechaug (0-1, 0-1 Valley); Pittsfield (0-1)

Putnam 88, Belchertown 44

at Central High School

Shot put: 3. Daytona Barrows, 33-9; Discus: 4. Barrows, 87-6; Javelin: 3. Levi Duprey, 93-11; Long jump: 5. John Burton, 16-9; Triple jump: 4. Dylan Dexter, 31-11; 110-meter high hurdles: 2. Andy Burns, 19.2; 100: 2. Ben Fisher, 12.5; Mile: 1, Drew Lindholm, 5:12.1; 4x100 relay: 1, Andy Burns, Eric Gendreau, Anthony Wright, Wyatt Rousseau, 54.4 ; 400 low hurdles: 1. Matthew Quinney, 80.6; 800: 2. Burton, 2:08; 200: 3. Wyatt Rousseau, 25.6; 400: 1. Noah Griffin, 56.9; 2-mile: 1. Troy Doming, 11:19.9; 4x400: 2. John Cody, Alec Walker, Burton, Griffin, 4:11.5

Records: Putnam (1-0, 1-0), Belchertown (1-1, 1-1)

Monson 89, South Hadley 47

Shot put: 3. Joseph Lucia, 30-0.5; Discus: 2. Ben Reed, 92-0; Javelin: 3. Josh Perrault, 95-0; Long jump: 2. Tommy Glasheen, 17-03.5; Triple jump: 2. Hieu Dennis, 35-9.975; High jump: 2. Chad McKenna, 5-0; Pole vault: 2. Cole Pettengill 8-0; 100: 2. Andrew Piquette, 12.5; Mile: 3. Glasheen 5:25.7; 4x100 relay: Dennis, Piquette, McKenna, Timber Lewinski, 50.3; 400 low hurdles: 2. Jeff Rainaud, 67.8; 800: 2. Nick Rosario, 2:22.9; 200: 2. Lewinski, 25.1;;400: 2. McKenna, 60.; 4x400: Glasheen, Rainaud, Rosario, Josh Perrault, 4:15.6

Records: Monson (2-1, 2-1); South Hadley (0-2, 0-2)

Girls track & field

Amherst 83, Minnechaug 69, Pittsfield 29

at Amherst

(Top local finisher)

Shot put: Nina Allen, 18-6.5; Discus: 1. Kayla Lesure, 77-2; Javelin: 2. K. Lesure, 69-1; Long jump: 2. Nicole Hill, 14-9; Triple jump: 1. Syry Mitchell, 29-5.5; High jump: Meg Rhoades, 4-8; Pole vault: 1. Josia DeChaira, 7-0; 100-meter high hurdles: 3. Ariel Christie, 18.5; 100: 1. Kanya Brown, 12.6; Mile: 1. Anna Kaplan, 5:30.3; 4x100 relay: 1 Maisy Sylvan, Brown, Ashlyn Salvage, Emma Biggs, 53.2; 400 low hurdles: 1. Christie, 73.5; 800: Frances Duncan, 2:41.9; 200: 1. Ciesielska, 27.8; 400: 1. Jessie Rietkerk, 63.8; 2-mile: 1. Mel Devoney, 11:29.1; 4x400: 1. Julianna Brissette, Natalia Ciesielska, Hannah Viederman, Rietkerk, 4:23.4

Records: Amherst (2-1)

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