Friday’s high schools: Smith Academy shuts out Gateway Regional in girls soccer
The Smith Academy girls soccer team earned its biggest win and pulled within a point of qualifying for the postseason Friday.
The Falcons received a goal from Moira Pitrat and the defense held on for a 1-0 win over Gateway Regional in Huntington.
Cassidy Snyder had the assist, while Brooke Pashek made eight saves for the shutout.
Smith Academy (8-2-1) moved to 4-0 in the Pioneer South. Gateway (6-2-2) fell to 2-1-1 in the league.
The Gators outshot the Falcons 8-1.
Granby 4, Palmer 0 — Julia Gress, Kiley Baran and Erin Mikalchus each had a goal and one assist as the Rams (10-0) rolled at home.
Morgan Lukasik added a goal and Brittany Hauschild made four saves in the shutout.
South Hadley 3, Frontier Regional 1 — Rachel Harrington, Katie Evans and Emma Slysz each scored as the Tigers (6-4-2) pulled away from a 1-0 halftime lead at home.
Meghan Ginley, Caitlyn Hoschtetler and Jess Casolari each had one assist, while Abby Lukasik made 12 saves.
Angela Self scored from Elaine LaBarbera and Camilla Baronas made 19 saves for the Red Hawks (4-5-1).
Minnechaug 2, Frontier 0 — Gwen Thayer made eight saves but the Red Hawks (7-1-2) fell on the road to the Falcons.
Taryn Marquis played well for Frontier.
Longmeadow 3, Northampton 0 — Dana Dufour made three saves but the Blue Devils (8-2-2) fell on the road.
Westfield Voke 3, Smith Vocational 0 — Will Ingram made 21 saves but the Vikings (2-6-2) fell on the road.
Notre Dame Academy 3, Frontier Regional 0 — Sarah Woodward had seven kills and four digs, while Cassidy Ciesluk had five kills and seven digs but the Red Hawks (10-2) fell 25-19, 25-16, 25-19 in Hingham.
Emily Woodward had 18 assists and three aces, while Remi Quesnelle had nine digs in the loss.
Southwick 3, Smith Voke 1 — Bailee Richardson had six assists and three digs, while Ali Lewis added four digs but the Vikings (0-10) fell 25-15, 25-19, 25-20, 25-11.
Ludlow 3, Belchertown 0 — Erin Reed-Coates (four kills) and Geena DeTorrice each had three aces for the Orioles (4-8) in the 25-13, 25-12, 25-18 road loss.