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Tuesday’s high school field hockey/girls volleyball: Northampton, Frontier qualify for postseason

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Megan McCarthy scored three goals as the Northampton field hockey team qualified for the postseason with a 4-1 victory over Smith Academy in Northampton Tuesday. McCarthy has 13 goals on the season to lead the Blue Devils (8-1-1). Ursa Heidinger scored unassisted, while Hazel Ethier and junior varsity call-up Abby Pelis each had one assist. The point was Pelis’ first of her career. Dani Parent made nine saves in the …

Tuesday’s high school golf: Smith Academy beats Sabis, qualifies for postseason

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

After a rare miss last season, the Smith Academy golf team clinched a return trip to the sectional tournament with an 181/2- 51/2 win over Sabis at the Country Club of Greenfield Tuesday. No. 1 player Jake Wilson earned medalist honors by shooting a 43. Cam Haley, Justyn Helstowski and Finn O’Connor each swept their individual matches for the Falcons (8-3, 7-3 Bi-County …

Tuesday’s high school girls cross country: Hampshire Regional stays perfect

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Ally Roessling and the Hampshire Regional girls cross country team are rolling into their showdown with undefeated Northampton next week. Roessling placed first overall for the fourth time this season when she finished the Raiders’ 2.92-mile Westhampton course in 18 minutes, 35 seconds on Tuesday. Teammates Taylor Blow (18:44), Sophie Prouty (19:15), Talula …

Weekend high schools: Northampton boys soccer enters win column

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Jack Denhart scored a hat trick as the Northampton boys soccer team earned its first win of the season Saturday by blanking Holyoke 4-0 at home. Leon Moore added a tally, while Jon Brodeur turned aside eight shots for the Blue Devils (1-1-2, 1-0 Moriarty). Pittsfield 2, Amherst …

Amherst freshman Sophie Jacobs-Townsley, Northampton harriers shine at 20th Amherst Invitational

Saturday, September 19, 2015

AMHERST — The 20th annual Amherst Invitational commenced Saturday afternoon at Hampshire College and the local competitors did the region proud with some impressive performances. Sophia Jacobs-Townsley of Amherst Regional negotiated the 5-kilometer race in 18 minutes, 47 …

Friday’s high school volleyball, field hockey: Easthampton rallies to spike Greenfield in five sets

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Easthampton girls volleyball team rallied in a big way Friday night. The Eagles won the final three sets for a 3-2 come-from-behind win over host Greenfield. Easthampton won 22-25, 25-27, 25-18, 25-20, 16-14. Trailing 0-2, Eagles coach Molly Jacobson inserted setters Emily Baker and Veronica Hing back …

Friday’s high school soccer: Amherst, Belchertown boys battle to scoreless draw

Friday, September 18, 2015

Call it a draw. The showdown between 2014 Division 1 (Amherst) and Division 3 (Belchertown) state runners-up was evenly played as the boys soccer teams played to a scoreless draw in Amherst Friday night. Action was kept out of the box and scoring chances held to a minimum …

Friday’s high school golf: Easthampton rallies to down Pioneer Regional

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Easthampton golf team trailed by six points after the first two positions finished Friday at Pine Grove Golf Course in Northampton. But Andy Gove, Austin Kuenzel, Ely Boyle and Alex Chapman cruised in their matches to rally the Eagles to a 16-8 victory over Pioneer Regional. Easthampton …

Thursday’s high school soccer: Amherst girls outlast Hampshire for first victory

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The Amherst Regional girls soccer team won for the first time this season in a 4-3 shootout over Hampshire Regional Thursday in Westhampton. The Hurricanes jumped out to a 4-2 halftime lead and held on late. Four different players scored for Amherst (1-1) as Emma Robson, Sage DeChiara, …

Thursday’s high school field hockey, girls volleyball: Smith Academy blanks Amherst

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Three players notched a trio of points apiece for the Smith Academy field hockey team in an 8-0 victory at Amherst Regional Thursday afternoon. Ashley Higgins scored two goals with an assist, while Isabelle Duseau and Vanessa Skawski …

Thursday’s high school golf: Spencer Butterfield leads perfect Hopkins

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Spencer Butterfield shot even par for the second straight match Thursday afternoon as the Hopkins Academy golf team remained perfect with a 191/2-41/2 victory over Mahar at Hickory Ridge. Butterfield fired a 36 and won the No. 1 match 4-0. Justin Butterfield (No. 4) and Kishan Patel (No. …

Wednesday’s high schools: Gateway Regional boys soccer edges Easthampton in final minutes

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Jayden Marge and Jonathan Rooney scored second-half goals as the Gateway Regional boys soccer team defeated Easthampton 2-1 Wednesday evening in Huntington. Rooney’s goal came unassisted with 1:38 left and broke a 1-1 tie for the Gators (2-1-1). …

Wednesday’s high school golf, cross country: Gateway harriers split opener tri-meet

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Gateway Regional boys and girls cross country teams split a season-opening tri-meet Wednesday afternoon at Chicopee State Park. Each squad beat Hampden Charter but lost to Chicopee Comp. The girls team (1-1, 1-0 Pioneer South) had four runners in the top nine, led by Fay Grzybowski in …