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Hurricanes net first victory

Rosie Black scored the game winner with 10 minutes remaining as the Amherst Regional girls soccer team defeated Cathedral 2-1 at home Monday for their first win of the year.

Nina Chouquette was credited with the assist on the goal for the Hurricanes (1-3-1, 1-2-1 Central).

Sage DeChiara scored the other goal for Amherst, with an assist by Hattie Wilder.

Becca Carkhuff made seven saves in the victory.

Easthampton 1, Frontier Regional 0 — Maddi Grabowski scored off a Gabby Downer assist with 26 minutes remaining to lift the Eagles (5-0-2, 2-0 Pioneer North) in South Deerfield.

Alyssa Fugiel made 12 saves for the shutout.

Camilla Baronas had four saves for the Red Hawks (3-3-1, 0-2).

Hopkins Academy 9, Greenfield 0 — Jailenne Ruiz (assist), Ally Jenks (assist) and Ally Huntoon scored two goals apiece to lead the Golden Hawks (3-4-1) to the easy road victory.

Emelia Aiken-Hafner, Kate Sullivan and Kari Christoforo added a goal each for Hopkins. Mary Cook assisted twice and Nicole Morrison once.

Sullivan and Ruiz each played a half in goal and stopped one shot apiece.

Hampshire Regional 3, Palmer 1 — Liz Hotham scored twice to lead the Raiders (5-1-1, 3-1) to a home victory.

With the game tied 1-1 and five minutes remaining, Sienna Caron knocked in a loose ball for the game-winning tally. Savannah Waters had an assist for Hampshire.

Madison Boucher earned the win in net despite not making a save.

Smith Academy 5, Mohawk 1 — Cassidy Snyder (three goals) and Mia Ellis (two goals, assist) posted three points apiece for the Falcons (6-1) in the win in Buckland.

Hannah Rickert, Moira Pitrat and Sarah Pawloski had an assist each for Smith, while Brooke Pashek made five saves.

Gateway Regional 5, Turners Falls 0 — Joanna Arkoette scored a pair of goals and the Gators (4-0-2) posted their sixth consecutive shutout in the home win.

Kendall Rooney, Sarah Stec and Jessie Walton each had a tally for Gateway, while Caroline Booth and Alyssa Moreau assisted once apiece.

Sarah Otterbeck and Becca Herman split time in goal. Neither had to make a stop.

Gateway is the only team in western Massachusetts to not allow a goal so far this season.

Girls volleyball

Frontier Regional 3, Agawam 1 — Cassidy Ciesluk posted nine kills as the Red Hawks (8-0, 2-0 Eastern) won 25-20, 26-24, 20-25, 25-11 on the road.

Rachel Cialek added seven kills, while Courtney Newsome had five.

Belchertown 3, Easthampton 2 — The Orioles (3-4, 1-1 Southern) raced out to a two-game lead, then escaped a tight fifth game after the Eagles (2-6, 0-1) fought back to even the match.

Belchertown emerged with the 25-10, 25-9, 13-25, 22-25, 16-14 victory on the road.

Erica Kamins had seven aces and five kills for Belchertown. Erin Reed-Coates had eight kills and a pair of aces, while Emily Woodford added four aces and three kills.

Amanda Lambert had seven digs, two kills and two aces for Easthampton. Hajar Akanour had four aces, three digs and two kills, while Jordan Burt contributed two digs and a kill.

Field hockey

Northampton 2, Agawam 2 — The Blue Devils (6-0-1) allowed a two-goal halftime league to slip away as their perfect start came to an end with the road draw.

Emily Allcroft scored both goals for Hamp, while Ursa Heidinger picked up an assist.

Dana Dufour made six saves for the Blue Devils.


Jake Bradway scored both touchdowns for the Belchertown football team in Saturday’s 28-12 loss to Greenfield. The second touchdown was incorrectly credited to Jake Mastorakis.

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