Weekend high schools and preps: South Hadley football rolls to 4-1 record
Anthony Bullough scored touchdowns on two first-quarter punt returns as the South Hadley football team cruised past Ludlow 49-0 at home Saturday.
The Tigers (4-1) scored five touchdowns in the first half as Bryan Shippee (28 yards), Jeff Mackey (1 yard) and Riley Villeneuve (5 yards) each scored on the ground.
Villeneuve (9 carries, 66 yards) scored again in the second half.
Tyler Narey led teh team with nine tackles, while Ryan Kleszczynski had seven.
Easthampton 38, McCann Tech 18 — Shane Andrews scored three on three touchdown runs from a total of 111 yards as the Eagles (3-2, 3-0 Tri-County) remained undefeated in league play with the win in North Adams.
Andrews finished with 179 yards rushing on 20 carries.
Lucious Burrell added two touchdown runs (69, 7) and quarterback Nate LaPlante connected with Hunter Leveille for an 18-yard score.
Mahar 26, Frontier 12 —Justin Blake rushed 11 times for 100 yards and a touchdown, but the Red Hawks (2-1, 1-1 Intercounty) suffered their first loss of the season Saturday in Orange.
The Amherst Regional girls enjoyed their second best finish ever at the Thetford Woods Trail Run Invitational in Thetford, Vt., Saturday
The Hurricanes placed third out of 41 teams led by Mel Devoney, who was in 11th in 20:27 on the 3.2-mile course.
Emmy Zimmerman (18th, 21:10), Sara Vannah (20th, 21:12), Amanda Riley (37th, 21:48) and Emma Gonzalez (38th, 21:49) completed the top five for Amherst.
It was the second highest finish ever at Thetford for the Amherst girls, who placed 2nd in 1998, a month before winning States.
The Amherst boys placed fourth out of 52 teams with 197 points.
The Hurricanes were led by junior Ryan Stender (15th, 17:38).
Gabe Fishman (33rd, 18:08), Connor Evans (43rd, 18:19), Owen Wright (18:23) and Nevin Murray (18:38) rounded out the scoring for the Hurricanes.
Notre Dame Academy 3, Frontier Regional 1 — Kate Harper and Sarah Woodward each had eight kills, but the Red Hawks (10-1) suffered their first home loss since Oct. 2004 by scores of 24-26, 25-21, 25-15, 25-20 Saturday.
Julia Wan added seven kills, while Ali Durant had 18 digs.
Tori Whitney and Emily Woodward combined for 25 assists.
Frontier played without reigning state Gatorade Player of the Year Cassidy Stankowski, who is out with a leg injury.
Smith Academy 7, East Longmeadow 0 — Danielle Duseau scored four goals and had an assist as the Falcons (6-2-3) cruised Sunday at Smith College.
Kelly Ryan scored twice in the win, while Emiko Barker added one goal.
Lauren Bradford made one save for the team’s fifth shutout of the season.
The Falcons will be back at Smith College to face Longmeadow at 12:30 today.
Belchertown 7, Wahconah 1 — Breanne Morreau and Bryanna Veroneau each had two goals and one assist as the Orioles (8-0-2) dominated at home Saturday.
Brittany Moreau was credited with three assists.
Natalie Caney (assist), Jillian Cavanaugh and Hannah Lussier scored once each, while Jackie Soucia had an assist.
Amherst Regional 2, Mount Greylock 1 — Brandon Vazquez scored the game-winner in the 65th minute as the Hurricanes (6-1-2) won Saturday in Williamstown.
Erik Schleeweis also scored for Amherst, while Ian Robson and Adrian Haughton were credited with assists.
Curtis Barnes made seven saves in the win.
Hopkins Academy 7, Frontier Regional 0 — Paul Delamy and Tyler Szymkowicz (one assist) scored two goals each as the Golden Hawks (9-1) cruised Saturday at home.
Evan Delaney (assist), Ethan Sanderson (assist) and Zach Andersen each added goals, while Pat Knightly and Tim Knightly were credited with one assist apiece.
Ben Pitta made four saves for the shutout.
Shawn Mazur-Garcia and Dylan Husted combined for 13 saves for the Red Hawks (0-10-1).
Williston 17, Gunnery 8 — Frankie Zumbo scored a pair of rushing touchdowns as the Wildcats (2-1) won Saturday night in Washington, Conn.
Zumbo finished with 115 yards rushing on 22 carries, while Ledell Robinson added 42 carries on four rushes. Robinson also had two interceptions on defense.
Zach Pyser of Easthampton booted a 26-yard field goal.
Williston 1, Millbrook 1 — Aaron James of Amherst scored the lone goal for the Wildcats in the draw Saturday in Millbrook, N.Y.
Connor Archbald was credited with an assist on the tally.
Berkshire 1, Williston 0 — Christina Zalewski made one save for the Wildcats (2-4) in the loss at home Saturday.
Berkshire 1, Williston 0 — Laura Aptowitz made five saves for the Wildcats (4-2) in the loss at home Saturday.
Berkshire 3, Williston 0 — Liz Calderone of Whately had three digs, six kills and four assists in the Wildcats’ 25-23, 25-13, 25-14 loss Saturday in Sheffield.
Girls Cross Country
Williston 20, Kingswood 41; Westminster 27, Williston 28 — Devon Greenwood was the top finisher for the Wildcats (3-2) at home Saturday.
Greenwood was fourth overall with a time of 21 minutes 1 second on the 3.1-mile course. Hannah Lewis (fifth, 21:17), Miranda Gohh (sixth, 21:42) and Rachel Rockwell (seventh, 21:44) followed for Willliston.
Loomis 26, Northfield Mount Hermon 33 — Caroline Sullivan of South Hadley placed third overall in the loss on the road Saturday.
Boys cross country
Williston 18, Westminster 43; Williston 16, Kingswood 47 — Evan Jacobson of Florence was the overall winner as the Wildcats (5-1) swept the meet at home Saturday.
Jacobson covered the 3.1-mile course in 16:28 and finished with the same time as teammate Corey Palumbo, who was second.
Andy Pierce (16:59) gave the team a 1-2-3 sweep, while Pat DeNuccio (17:09) was the fourth Williston runner in the top five.