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Wednesday’s high schools: Amherst girls volleyball blanks Westfield 3-0

  • Shaya Shally Jensen, top left, of Amherst, attempts to block a shot from Chiara Manfredi, of Westfield, Wednesday in Amherst. Paige Darby looks on.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Shaya Shally Jensen, top left, of Amherst, attempts to block a shot from Chiara Manfredi, of Westfield, Wednesday in Amherst. Paige Darby looks on.
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  • Cassandra Long, right, of Amherst, digs against Westfield Wednesday in Amherst beside teammates Ali Ziomek, left, and Caroline Jones.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Cassandra Long, right, of Amherst, digs against Westfield Wednesday in Amherst beside teammates Ali Ziomek, left, and Caroline Jones.
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  • Paige Darby, center, of Amherst, digs against Westfield Wednesday in Amherst. Cassandra Long looks on, right.JERREY ROBERTS

    Paige Darby, center, of Amherst, digs against Westfield Wednesday in Amherst. Cassandra Long looks on, right.JERREY ROBERTS Purchase photo reprints »

  • Julia Fay, right, of Amherst, digs against Westfield Wednesday in Amherst.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Julia Fay, right, of Amherst, digs against Westfield Wednesday in Amherst.
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  • Caroline Jones, top of Amherst, prepares to spike against Westfield  Wednesday in Amherst. Julia Fay looks on.JERREY ROBERTS

    Caroline Jones, top of Amherst, prepares to spike against Westfield Wednesday in Amherst. Julia Fay looks on.JERREY ROBERTS Purchase photo reprints »

  • Justine Bohl, right, of Amherst, sets the ball during a game against Westfield Wednesday in Amherst.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Justine Bohl, right, of Amherst, sets the ball during a game against Westfield Wednesday in Amherst.
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  • Chapin Duffy, front right, of Amherst, shoots against Emily Andrews, second from left, of Westfield, Wednesday in Amherst. Justine Bohl looks on, background right.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Chapin Duffy, front right, of Amherst, shoots against Emily Andrews, second from left, of Westfield, Wednesday in Amherst. Justine Bohl looks on, background right.
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  • Shaya Shally Jensen, top left, of Amherst, attempts to block a shot from Chiara Manfredi, of Westfield, Wednesday in Amherst. Paige Darby looks on.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Cassandra Long, right, of Amherst, digs against Westfield Wednesday in Amherst beside teammates Ali Ziomek, left, and Caroline Jones.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Paige Darby, center, of Amherst, digs against Westfield Wednesday in Amherst. Cassandra Long looks on, right.JERREY ROBERTS
  • Julia Fay, right, of Amherst, digs against Westfield Wednesday in Amherst.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Caroline Jones, top of Amherst, prepares to spike against Westfield  Wednesday in Amherst. Julia Fay looks on.JERREY ROBERTS
  • Justine Bohl, right, of Amherst, sets the ball during a game against Westfield Wednesday in Amherst.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Chapin Duffy, front right, of Amherst, shoots against Emily Andrews, second from left, of Westfield, Wednesday in Amherst. Justine Bohl looks on, background right.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

The Amherst Regional girls volleyball team opened the season with three wins, going five sets each time.

On Wednesday, the Hurricanes won again, only this time in the least amount of sets possible.

Shaya Shally-Jensen posted 12 kills as Amherst remained undefeated with a 25-15, 25-16, 25-7 win at home over Westfield.

Ali Ziomek contributed seven kills and five aces, while Justine Bohl was credited with 26 assists.

Belchertown 3, Mohawk 0 — Erica Kamins dominated on her serve with 10 aces to lead the Orioles (1-3) at home to their first win of the season, 25-17, 27-25, 25-10.

Kamins also had nine digs and four assists. Geena DeTorrice had 18 digs, while Cara McKenzie added four aces and a kill.

Turners Falls 3, Easthampton 2 — Caelin Mottor played well for the Eagles (1-3) posting seven kills, and Kate Avard helped with two kills, three aces, six assists, and three blocks.

Ruthenee Nhem (10 assists, three aces) and Hajar Akanour (three kills, five digs) also played well for Easthampton in the match.

Field hockey

Smith Academy 3, Mahar Regional 1 — Isabelle Duseau had one goal and one assist as the Falcons (3-1, 3-1 North) jumped out to a 3-0 halftime lead and won at home.

Jen Adamites and Olivia Cavanaugh each scored goals in the win, while Lauren Grondin and Danielle Duseau were credited with assists.

Lauren Bradford made 14 saves.

Northampton 6, South Hadley 0 — Emily Poehlein (assist) and Reilly Griffin each scored two goals as the Blue Devils (3-0, 2-0 Central) rolled at home.

Kristina Ramsden and Missie Maiewski (assist) each had one goal, while Emily Allcroft had two assists.

Dana Dufour made three first-half saves, while Luke Pinkham stopped two for the shared shutout.

Sam Brault made 23 saves for the Tigers (2-1, 2-1).

Boys soccer

South Hadley 2, Granby 0 — Nate Flachs had a goal and an assist as the Tigers (2-2) won the independent match at home.

Alex Dragon also scored for South Hadley, while Hieu Dennis added an assist.

Christian Zuchowski and Colin Paleologopoulos each played a half in goal and made three saves apiece.

Brett Sullivan stopped eight shots in the loss for the Rams (0-3-1).

Hopkins Academy 6, Putnam 0 — Tyler Szymkowicz and Paul Delamy each had two goals and one assist as the Golden Hawks (3-0) rolled at home.

Zach Anderson and Chad Sanderson each added one goal, while Pat Knightly had two assists. Brennan Mitrolka and Evan Delaney were also credited with an assist.

Ben Pitta made three saves in the shutout.

Belchertown 5, Westfield 1 — Cameron Messier, Sam Stroman, William Aldrich and Alex DeSantis all had one goal and one assist for the Orioles (4-0, 2-0 Churchill) on the road.

Lewis Berger played the first half in net and had one save, before playing the field the second and scoring a goal. Connor Curtain played the second half in net for the Orioles and had three saves.

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