High schools: John Leonard of Amherst powers Cathedral hockey
John Leonard of Amherst had three goals and two assists to power Cathedral to an 11-1 win Saturday over St. Peter-Marian at The Olympia in West Springfield.
Adam Mercer of Belchertown made three saves off the bench for the Panthers (9-0-1).
Turners Falls 6, Central 5 — Christian Sawicki scored with just over a minute left to lift the Indians in Greenfield Saturday.
Trevor Peduzzi and Cody Booska had two goals each for Turners.
Amherst 53, Brattleboro Union (Vt.) 46 — Noris Cuevas-Nova scored 18 points and Tyler Peake added 12 as the Hurricanes (8-3) capped the week Saturday with a third win.
Cuevas-Nova added seven steals, while Reed Bixby had seven rebounds.
Boys nordic skiing
Amherst Regional placed third with 63 points in Saturday’s Berkshire League race at Prospect Mountain, Woodford, Vt.
Thomas Jeffries was fifth overall on the long course in 22 minutes, 19 seconds for Amherst, while Nate Corp was 23rd on the short course in 21:31.
Girls nordic skiing
Amherst placed sixth with 84 points in Saturday’s Berkshire League race at Prospect Mountain, Woodford, Vt.
Tulsa Douglas was 17th on the long course in 29:49 for Amherst, while Zofia Noble was 17th on the short course in 21:06.
Williston 66, Avon 37 — Ade Adams led the Wildcats with 22 points, eight rebounds and five steals Saturday. Freshmen Tyonne Malone added 16 points and nine rebounds for Williston.
Williston 54, Hotchkiss 53 — The Wildcats withstood a late charge by Hotchkiss to win Saturday at home.
Natalia Ovando led Williston with a career-high 27 points.
Gunnery 4, Williston 1 — Nick Idi scored on an assist from Griffen Foley but Williston lost at home Saturday.
Williston 2, Kent 1 — The Wildcats won their fourth in a row Saturday in Kent, Conn.
Sam Pratt and Alex Starzyk scored for Williston (8-4).
Morgan Fisher made 25 saves.
Avon 5, Williston 2; Williston 5, Canterbury 2 — Williston split a pair in Avon, Conn., Saturday.
David Fay (South Hadley) and Oliver Demers (Easthampton) earned wins against Cantebury.
Amherst 53, Brattleboro Union (Vt.) 46
Cuevas-Nova 6-5-18, Sowers 1-4-6, Farah 0-0-0, Peake 4-0-12, Snyder-Fair 0-0-0, Johnson 0-0-0, Cook 1-1-3, Ford 4-0-9, Hird 0-0-0, Bixby 2-1-5, Cuffee 0-0-0. Totals 18-11-53
Roach 6-3-17, Elliott-Knaggs 1-4-6, Batchelder 5-0-11, Patno 0-2-2, Righi 0-3-3, C. McAuliffe 3-1-7. Totals: 15-13-46
Amherst 7 15 18 13—53
Brattleboro 21 4 7 14—46
3-pointers: Amherst 6 (Cuevas-Nova, Peake 4, Ford) Brattleboro 3 (Roach 2, Batchelder)