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Wednesday’s high schools: Smith Academy earns historic win over Hopkins as Cassidy Snyder earns 100th point

  • Mary Cook of Hopkins Academy, right, goes to the ball beside Mia Ellis of Smith Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Mary Cook of Hopkins Academy, right, goes to the ball beside Mia Ellis of Smith Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy.
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  • Nicole Gay of Smith Academy, left, and Mary Cook of Hopkins Academy battle for the ball Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Nicole Gay of Smith Academy, left, and Mary Cook of Hopkins Academy battle for the ball Wednesday at Smith Academy.
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  • Kyra Michalak of Hopkins Academy, left, moves the ball against Moira Pitrat of Smith Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Kyra Michalak of Hopkins Academy, left, moves the ball against Moira Pitrat of Smith Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy.
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  • Kory Wagner of Smith Academy, center, moves the ball between Hopkins defenders Joselyn Beaulieu, left, and Kate Sullivan Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Kory Wagner of Smith Academy, center, moves the ball between Hopkins defenders Joselyn Beaulieu, left, and Kate Sullivan Wednesday at Smith Academy.
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  • Olivia Hanson of Smith Academy, left, and Mary Cook of Hopkins Academy battle for the ball Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Olivia Hanson of Smith Academy, left, and Mary Cook of Hopkins Academy battle for the ball Wednesday at Smith Academy.
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  • Jera Barrett of Hopkins Academy, right, goes to a pass beside Mia Ellis of Smith Academy, left, and teammate Ally Huntoon Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Jera Barrett of Hopkins Academy, right, goes to a pass beside Mia Ellis of Smith Academy, left, and teammate Ally Huntoon Wednesday at Smith Academy.
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  • Olivia Hanson of Smith Academy, left, moves the ball against Ally Huntoon of Hopkins Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Olivia Hanson of Smith Academy, left, moves the ball against Ally Huntoon of Hopkins Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy.
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  • Hannah Rickert of Smith Academy, center, moves the ball against Rebecca Freitag of Hopkins Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy. Moira Pitrat is in the background.JERREY ROBERTS

    Hannah Rickert of Smith Academy, center, moves the ball against Rebecca Freitag of Hopkins Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy. Moira Pitrat is in the background.JERREY ROBERTS Purchase photo reprints »

  • Hannah Rickert of Smith Academy, second from right, scores on Hopkins Academy goalie Amanda Olson after getting past Ally Huntoon, right, Wednesday at Smith Academy. Cassidy Snyder, background, earned her 100th career point for the assist.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Hannah Rickert of Smith Academy, second from right, scores on Hopkins Academy goalie Amanda Olson after getting past Ally Huntoon, right, Wednesday at Smith Academy. Cassidy Snyder, background, earned her 100th career point for the assist.
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  • Ally Huntoon of Hopkins Academy, left, and Mollie Higgins of Smith Academy vie for the ball Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Ally Huntoon of Hopkins Academy, left, and Mollie Higgins of Smith Academy vie for the ball Wednesday at Smith Academy.
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  • Jera Barrett of Hopkins Academy, left, and Cassidy Snyder of Smith Academy battle for the ball Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Jera Barrett of Hopkins Academy, left, and Cassidy Snyder of Smith Academy battle for the ball Wednesday at Smith Academy.
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  • Hannah Rickert of Smith Academy, center, and Ally Huntoon of Hopkins Academy go to a pass Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Hannah Rickert of Smith Academy, center, and Ally Huntoon of Hopkins Academy go to a pass Wednesday at Smith Academy.
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  • Cassidy Snyder of Smith Academy, left, celebrates her goal with Annika Flynn during her team's 2-0 win against Hopkins Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Cassidy Snyder of Smith Academy, left, celebrates her goal with Annika Flynn during her team's 2-0 win against Hopkins Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy.
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  • Cassidy Snyder of Smith Academy, right, shoots against Hopkins Academy goalie Amanda Olson after getting clear of Kyra Michalak Wednesday at Smith Academy. Snyder missed this shot, but scored in the second half and earned her 100th career point for an assist in the first half.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Cassidy Snyder of Smith Academy, right, shoots against Hopkins Academy goalie Amanda Olson after getting clear of Kyra Michalak Wednesday at Smith Academy. Snyder missed this shot, but scored in the second half and earned her 100th career point for an assist in the first half.
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  • Mary Cook of Hopkins Academy, right, goes to the ball beside Mia Ellis of Smith Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Nicole Gay of Smith Academy, left, and Mary Cook of Hopkins Academy battle for the ball Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Kyra Michalak of Hopkins Academy, left, moves the ball against Moira Pitrat of Smith Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Kory Wagner of Smith Academy, center, moves the ball between Hopkins defenders Joselyn Beaulieu, left, and Kate Sullivan Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Olivia Hanson of Smith Academy, left, and Mary Cook of Hopkins Academy battle for the ball Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Jera Barrett of Hopkins Academy, right, goes to a pass beside Mia Ellis of Smith Academy, left, and teammate Ally Huntoon Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Olivia Hanson of Smith Academy, left, moves the ball against Ally Huntoon of Hopkins Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Hannah Rickert of Smith Academy, center, moves the ball against Rebecca Freitag of Hopkins Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy. Moira Pitrat is in the background.JERREY ROBERTS
  • Hannah Rickert of Smith Academy, second from right, scores on Hopkins Academy goalie Amanda Olson after getting past Ally Huntoon, right, Wednesday at Smith Academy. Cassidy Snyder, background, earned her 100th career point for the assist.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Ally Huntoon of Hopkins Academy, left, and Mollie Higgins of Smith Academy vie for the ball Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Jera Barrett of Hopkins Academy, left, and Cassidy Snyder of Smith Academy battle for the ball Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Hannah Rickert of Smith Academy, center, and Ally Huntoon of Hopkins Academy go to a pass Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Cassidy Snyder of Smith Academy, left, celebrates her goal with Annika Flynn during her team's 2-0 win against Hopkins Academy Wednesday at Smith Academy.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Cassidy Snyder of Smith Academy, right, shoots against Hopkins Academy goalie Amanda Olson after getting clear of Kyra Michalak Wednesday at Smith Academy. Snyder missed this shot, but scored in the second half and earned her 100th career point for an assist in the first half.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

Simply put, history was made in Hatfield Wednesday.

The Smith Academy girls soccer team beat rival Hopkins Academy for the first time ever, and Cassidy Snyder became the program’s first member of the 100-point club.

Snyder had a goal and an assist in the Falcons’ 1-0 victory over the Golden Hawks.

Smith Academy’s varsity program is in its 10th season and beating Hopkins was goal No. 1 on the season.

“It’s something we think about at Smith,” Falcons coach Matt McCloghry said. “We came close last year in the playoffs and they came away with a sour taste in their mouths. ... They earned this victory.”

Snyder’s first-half helper on seventh-grader Hannah Rickert’s goal was the milestone point. It came with about eight minutes to go before halftime on a cross to Rickert.

The 1-0 lead stood until the 61st minute when Snyder beat the defense and goalie Amanda Olson in a one-on-one situation.

Smith Academy’s back line of Nicole Gay, Anna Soles and McKenzie Wilson played great defense in front of goalie Brooke Pashek (four saves).

Olivia Hanson, Kory Wagner and Ali Fitzgerald controlled the midfield for Smith (8-1).

Olson finished with nine saves for Hopkins (3-5-1).

“It’s a rivalry game and you don’t quit,” McCloghry said. “Their kids played hard. It’s nice to come out on top for the first time.”

Granby 9, Mohawk Regional 0 — Brooke Labrie scored twice with an assist as the Rams (9-0-1) became the first girls soccer team in western Mass. to clinch a postseason berth with the win in Buckland.

Erin Mikalchus and Keira Ellard had a goal and an assist apiece for Granby, the 2011 Division 3 sectional runner-up. Julia Gress, Meghan Sullivan and Kiley Baran added a tally each.

Senior forward Rachel Mick played some goal for Granby and had four stops.

Northampton 1, Westfield 0 — Molly King scored from Lauren McGrath six minutes into the second half as the Blue Devils (7-1-1) earned the road victory.

Maya Kerstetter made three saves for Hamp, which received solid play from Kristin Gross, Charlotte Maurer and Leah Tompkins.

Hampshire Regional 3, Holyoke 1 — Sarah Kober had two goals and an assist to lead the Raiders (5-5-1, 1-3 Central) to the win at home.

Siena Caron added a tally in the victory, while Chelsea Moussette assisted twice.

Bri Weltlich (five saves) and Madison Boucher (one) split time in net. Lauren Aldrich and Michelle Nardi played well defensively.

Easthampton 3, Turners Falls 0 — Willow Ross scored two goals and Abby Edgin had two assists as the Eagles (5-2-1) cruised on the road.

Claire Douglass had one goal and one assist, while Alyssa Fugiel made three saves in the shutout.

Holyoke Catholic 2, Pioneer Regional 0 — Mary Roberge and Danielle Easton tallied once apiece as the Gaels (5-5-2) climbed back over .500 with the win in Northfield.

Taylor LeClair picked up an assist for Catholic, while Katie Klejna made one save for the shutout.

Palmer 2, Gateway Regional 0 — Brooke Fairman made 10 saves, but the Gators (7-2) suffered the shutout loss in Palmer.

Field Hockey

Amherst Regional 2, West Springfield 0 — Julia O’Connell and Ashlyn Salvage scored goals as the Hurricanes (2-5-2) won on the road.

Shannon Hebert and Jessie Abdow were each credited with assists.

Nadia Squitiero didn’t need to make a save for the team’s second shutout of the season.

Amherst is 1-0-2 in its last three games.

Girls Volleyball

South Hadley 3, Putnam 2 — The Tigers (5-3) had 28 aces and held on for a 25-15, 25-22, 25-16, 25-23, 15-4 victory at home.

Katie Robitaille led the way from the service line with nine aces to go with four kills. She also served 11 straight points as South Hadley erased a 22-14 deficit in the second game.

Sarah LaRochelle added seven aces, while Maddie Kelleher finished with six.

Meghan Parenteau posted a team-high five kills.

Sabis 3, Easthampton 1 — Elizabeth Whitney had seven kills, two aces, three digs and three blocks, but the Eagles (8-2) will have to wait at least one more match until clinching a postseason berth with the loss at home.

Rachena Nhem posted 16 assists, four kills, three digs and two aces, while Mary Gyeidu (seven digs) and Kayla McFarland (five aces, three digs) each added two kills.

Mahar 3, Belchertown 0 — Emily Kubacki had 14 digs and Marissa Kopacz three kills for the Orioles (4-6) in the road loss 25-12, 25-13, 26-24.

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