Friday’s high school boys soccer: Gateway pulls out comeback against Northampton
The Gateway Regional boys soccer team came from behind twice to beat Northampton 5-4 in Huntington Friday.
Trailing 4-3, Calvin Dowers and Josh Baillargeon scored to give the Gators (3-2-1) the win.
Northampton (1-4-0) took a 2-0 lead on goals from Byron Poplawski and Nolan Teixeira.
The Gators then took a 3-2 lead on tallies by Dowers, Baillargeon and Justin Edinger.
Vincent Sireci and Arlo Siegel then scored for the Blue Devils, who took a 4-3 lead.
Blue Devils keeper John Brodeur made six saves.
Mike Arel and Spencer Rock combined for seven saves for the Gators.
Hopkins Academy 5, South Hadley 1 — The Golden Hawks (6-1, 3-1 Schmid) came to life in the second half, scoring five unanswered goals to top the Tigers (2-4-1, 0-3-1 Holley).
Paul Delamy, Zach Anderson, Patrick Knightly, Evan Delaney and John Martinez all scored for Hopkins.
Chad Sanderson had two assists, while Brennan Mitrolka, Nick Bernard and Knightly each had one for Hopkins. Ben Pitta made three saves for the Golden Hawks.
South Hadley scored its lone goal on a first-half penalty kick by Nathanial Flachs.
Chris Zuchowski had nine saves for the Tigers.
Granby 6, Mahar 0 — Theodore Robert had two goals, while Doug L’Abbe, Conor O’Shea, Matt Bleakley and Jake Whitacre each had one as the Rams (2-4-1, 0-3-1) topped the Senators.
Zachary Funk had two assists, while Tim BailRossi added one.
Brett Sullivan had four saves in net for the visiting Rams.
Smith Academy 6, Turner Falls 0 — Tyler Gay scored three goals and Derek McMahon (goal) added two assists as the Falcons (3-1-2) won on the road.
Izak Ung scored his first varsity goal, while Joe Afflitto also scored.
Joey Thomas and Quinn Rickert each had one assist, while Cam Woodward made four saves in the shutout.
Hampshire Regional 3, Athol 0 — Bryan Brasil had a hat trick to lead the Raiders (3-0-2, 2-0-2 Holley) on the road.
Brendan Bzdel and Alex Kubosiak were credited with assists, while Ben Preston had six saves for Hampshire.
Holyoke Catholic 2, Greenfield 1 — The Gaels (1-6) won their first game on the road with solid team play throughout.
John O’Hara, assited by Ryan Lukomski, scored the first goal. Lukomski then scored the game winner on a penalty kick.
Keeper Tom Heavren made seven saves.
Palmer 4, Frontier 0 — Dylan Husted made six saves but the Red Hawks (3-3-0, 3-2-0 Schmid) were shut out.
Monson 1, Easthampton 0 — Brady Parker made 18 saves but the Eagles (0-6) fell at home.