Thursday’s high schools: Hampshire boys soccer punch postseason ticket with win over Frontier
Brothers Bryan and Kevin Brasil posted three points apiece to lead the Hampshire Regional boys soccer team to a tournament-clinching 4-1 win over Frontier Regional.
Bryan Brasil scored twice with an assist, while Kevin had a tally and a pair of assists for the Raiders (6-0-4).
Brendan Bzdel had one goal and keeper Ben Preston made five saves for Hampshire.
Jamie Blinder had the goal for the Red Hawks (5-5-1), while Dylan Husted made seven saves.
Gateway Regional 1, Smith Academy 0 — A second half penalty kick from Justin Edinger secured a win for the Gators (9-2-2, 3-1-2 McGrath South).
Mike Arel made seven saves for Gateway.
Cam Woodward kept it close for the Falcons (7-2-3, 3-1-2) with seven saves.
Renaissance 2, Holyoke Catholic 1 — John Hannoush scored from John O’Hara to tie the game, but the Gaels (7-5-2, 2-4-1 McGrath South) allowed the game winner early in the second half at home.
Tom Heavren made six saves in the loss.
Monson 1, South Hadley 0 — Christian Zuchowski made 12 saves for the Tigers (6-8-1, 0-5-1 Holley) in the road loss.
Ware 1, Granby 1 — Noah Parent scored and Brett Sullivan made four saves but the Rams (5-7-2) earned the draw at home.
The Indians tied the game with an own goal with nine minutes left.
Granby needs to win three of its final four games to qualify for the postseason.
Lenox 1, Northampton 0 — The Blue Devils (1-12) put 15 shots on goal but couldn’t break through in the road loss.
Jon Brodeur stopped four shots for Hamp.
Belchertown 11, Chicopee Comp 1 — Breanne Moreau scored four goals with two assists as the Orioles (11-0-1) returned to their winning ways on the road.
Brittany Moreau (assist) and Bryanna Veroneau scored twice apiece, while Kayla Henry (three assists), Téa Spellacy (assist) and Karley Hodge added a tally apiece. Lauryn Parent had two assists.
Sarah LaClair and Ashley Cavanaugh made two saves apiece in the win.
Agawam 5, Northampton 2 — Lily Glading-DiLorenzo scored two goals, while Lauren Parks and Olivia Pruett each had one assist, but the Blue Devils (2-8-2, 1-3-1 Kurty-Fielding) fell at home.
Rose Katz-Berger made 12 saves in the loss.
Northampton led 2-1 at halftime.
Smith Academy 4, Mahar 1 — Danielle Duseau (two assists) and Kelly Ryan (two goals) each scored twice for the Falcons (7-4-1, 5-1 North).
Keeper Lauren Bradford secured the win with 14 saves.
Northampton 5, East Longmeadow 0 — Emily Poehlein scored twice, while Kerry Fleming, Alex Dibrindisi (assist) and Emily Allcroft (assist) each had one goal as the Blue Devils (9-2-2) rolled at home.
Emily Biggs and Usra Heideger each had one assist, while Dana Dufour made three saves in the shutout.
Mohawk 3, Smith Vocational 0 — The Vikings (0-13) lost in Buckland, 25-12, 25-16, 25-22.
Riley Lacaprucia had six digs, five assists and two kills for Smith Voke, while Shelby Cormier had six assists, two digs and a pair of kills.