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Wednesday’s high school baseball: Hampshire trio tosses 5-hitter vs St. Mary

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Three Hampshire Regional pitchers combined on a five-hitter as the Raiders beat St. Mary 4-2 Wednesday in Westfield. Matt York (three strikeouts) went the first four innings, Brandon Weyant earned the win with two shutout frames, while Dan Baldwin earned a one-inning save. Baldwin had a hit and scored two runs, while Noah Batchelder drove in one and scored one. Weyant and Steve Moussette each added an RBI single. Southwick …

Wednesday’s high school tennis/track: South Hadley girls tennis ends three-match skid

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

The South Hadley girls tennis ended its three-match losing streak with a 5-0 sweep of Cathedral, Wednesday at Mount Holyoke in South Hadley. Katie Meon, Caroline Robitaille and Samantha Gawron combined to win 36 of 38 games at singles to lead the Tigers (6-6). Allyson Rondeau and Jessica Mekal-Foss dropped one game at first doubles, while second doubles was a forfeit victory for …

Wednesday’s high school lacrosse: Belchertown boys punch postseason ticket

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

The Belchertown boys lacrosse team utilized a balanced attack to beat Holyoke Catholic 12-1 Wednesday and clinch its second straight tournament berth. Alex Bachand, Ray Langevin (assist) and Adam Wordsworth (assist) each had two goals for the Orioles (9-2, 7-1 Suburban). Adam Mercer (assist), Ben Magarian (assist), Alex Wordsworth, Ryan Dupont, Grant Irving (assist) and Jack Kenney each had one goal. Jason Krasinkiewicz …

Friday’s high school tennis: Belchertown boys deal Westfield second loss

Friday, May 1, 2015

The Belchertown boys tennis team handed Westfield its second loss of the season with a 4-1 victory in Westfield on Friday. Jon Vinagre outlasted Alex Best in three sets at third singles in a key match. Vinagre dropped the first set, but came back for the 6-7 (1), …

No contested races in Sunderland, vacant seats on School Committee

Friday, May 1, 2015

SUNDERLAND — There are no contests in this year’s annual town election Saturday. Polls will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Sunderland Elementary School. There are two vacant seats on the Sunderland Elementary School Committee. Candidates are incumbent Scott A. Bergeron, for a three-year …

Thursday’s high school baseball/softball: Robey NeJame sparks Northampton past Ludlow

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Robey NeJame came off the bench and pushed the Northampton baseball team to a 6-4 win over Ludlow at home Thursday. NeJame’s pinch-hit triple keyed a three-run fifth inning and he later scored the game-winning run in the sixth for the Blue Devils (3-7, 2-5 Valley Wheel). Tim …

Thursday’s high school track/tennis: Marissa Shaw wins three as Belchertown edges Palmer

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Marissa Shaw won three events to help the Belchertown girls track & field team sneak past Palmer, 68-67, at home Thursday. Shaw won the long jump with a leap of 14 feet, 6 inches, cleared 4-8 in the high jump and ran the 400 in 65.4 seconds to …

Thursday’s high school lacrosse: Northampton zips past South Hadley

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Megan McCarthy scored four goals and added two assists to lead the Northampton girls lacrosse team over South Hadley, 16-9, at home Thursday. Sophie Melcher (assist) added three goals, while Grace Goodwin-Boyd, Alli Zadworney (two assists) and Abby Baldwin (assist) each scored twice for the Blue Devils (7-1, …

Gazette Alpine Skiing Player for the Year: Allison Zera, Frontier Regional

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Allison Zera, junior, Frontier Regional 2014-15 highlights: Zera was consistent. She placed 11th overall at the PVIAC Individual Alpine Ski Championship, finishing the giant slalom (12th) in 28.94 seconds and the slalom (12th) in 42.6. Zera placed 10th …

Wednesday’s high school softball: Granby knocks down Sabis

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Emily Sawyer hit a solo home run in the second inning to help lead the Granby softball team to a 6-3 win over Sabis at home Wednesday. Kate Sullivan went 2 for 3 with two runs scored and an RBI double for the Rams (3-5). Kassandra Ortiz went …

Wednesday’s high school baseball: Matt Ackerman, Frontier blank Turners Falls

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Matt Ackerman came within an out of a complete-game shutout as the Frontier Regional baseball team blanked Turners Falls 5-0 Wednesday in South Deerfield. The senior lefty allowed four hits and struck out nine for the Red Hawks (3-5, 1-1 Hampshire West). Bailey Powers and Kade Gewanter each …

Wednesday’s high school lacrosse/volleyball: South Hadley rolls past East Longmeadow

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Sam Duda scored six goals with an assist, while Marcus Larrier had five goals for the South Hadley boys lacrosse team in a 16-4 home blowout over East Longmeadow Wednesday. Jason Fernandes (two goals, two assists) and Beau Kass (goal, three assists) each notched four points for the …

Wednesday’s high school tennis/track: Northampton sweeps winless Cathedral

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Northampton girls tennis team didn’t give up a game as it swept Cathedral, 5-0, at home Wednesday. Phoebe Gelbard led the way at No. 1 singles with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Kaitlyn Rosa for the Blue Devils (5-3). Xochitl Calero and Jordan Kuhr powered the doubles …