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Friday’s high schools: Frontier Regional football rushes past Sci-Tech

  • Frontier Regional's Courtney Newsome (center) gets her team excited before their match at Belchertown High School Friday night. Frontier prevailed 3-0.<br/>JOSH KUCKENS

    Frontier Regional's Courtney Newsome (center) gets her team excited before their match at Belchertown High School Friday night. Frontier prevailed 3-0.
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  • Belchertown's Caroline Dziel digs a Frontier spike during Frontier's 3-0 victory Friday night at Belchertown High School.<br/>JOSH KUCKENS

    Belchertown's Caroline Dziel digs a Frontier spike during Frontier's 3-0 victory Friday night at Belchertown High School.
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  • Belchertown's Caroline Dziel digs a Frontier spike during Frontier's 3-0 victory Friday night at Belchertown High School.<br/>JOSH KUCKENS

    Belchertown's Caroline Dziel digs a Frontier spike during Frontier's 3-0 victory Friday night at Belchertown High School.
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  • Frontier's Alexis Foley serves during  Frontier's 3-0 victory Friday night at Belchertown High School.<br/>JOSH KUCKENS

    Frontier's Alexis Foley serves during Frontier's 3-0 victory Friday night at Belchertown High School.
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  • (L to R) Belchertown's Kierra Krzcuik and Brianna Melanson go up to block a Frontier volley during Frontier's 3-0 victory at Belchertown High School Friday night.<br/>JOSH KUCKENS

    (L to R) Belchertown's Kierra Krzcuik and Brianna Melanson go up to block a Frontier volley during Frontier's 3-0 victory at Belchertown High School Friday night.
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  • Frontier Regional's Courtney Newsome (center) gets her team excited before their match at Belchertown High School Friday night. Frontier prevailed 3-0.<br/>JOSH KUCKENS
  • Belchertown's Caroline Dziel digs a Frontier spike during Frontier's 3-0 victory Friday night at Belchertown High School.<br/>JOSH KUCKENS
  • Belchertown's Caroline Dziel digs a Frontier spike during Frontier's 3-0 victory Friday night at Belchertown High School.<br/>JOSH KUCKENS
  • Frontier's Alexis Foley serves during  Frontier's 3-0 victory Friday night at Belchertown High School.<br/>JOSH KUCKENS
  • (L to R) Belchertown's Kierra Krzcuik and Brianna Melanson go up to block a Frontier volley during Frontier's 3-0 victory at Belchertown High School Friday night.<br/>JOSH KUCKENS

The Frontier Regional football team rushed for 151 yards and won their Intercounty league opener, 16-6 over Sci-Tech Friday at Springfield Central High School.

Chris Toomey and Matt Ackerman each scored a touchdown on the ground, the Red Hawks defense sacked Cybercat quarterback Tyleek Edwards for a safety, and Frontier QB Rylan Baronas connected with Oliver Fox for a 2-point conversion.

Frontier improved to 2-0 overall. Sci-Tech (0-4) fell to 0-3 in the league.

Girls volleyball

Amherst 3, Chicopee 2 — After cruising through the first two games, the Hurricanes had to survive some anxious moments to hold off the Pacers, 25-11, 25-20, 18-25, 24-26, 15-13 on the road.

Gracie Frank led Amherst (4-5) with 17 assists, including six in the deciding game. Athena Donta added three kills, four aces and five digs, while Haley Parker had nine and two blocks.

Frontier Regional 3, Belchertown 0 — The Red Hawks (8-0) won the first two sets easily, then were extended in the third before finishing the road sweep over the Orioles (3-5).

The game scores were 25-14, 25-11, 29-27.

Sarah Woodward led Frontier with 10 kills and four digs. Julia Wan had six aces and three kills, while Tori Whitney added 10 assists.

Kayla McGrath had 11 digs and a kill for Belchertown. Brianna Melanson had four kills and three blocks, while Marissa Kopacz won all her service points with an ace.

South Hadley 3, Renaissance 0 — The Tigers (4-2) swept the independent home match by game scores of 25-17, 25-19, 25-13.

Courtney Marcil had nine assists and seven aces in the win, while Sarah LaRochelle added three aces and a pair of blocks.

Boys soccer

Turners Falls 5, Holyoke Catholic 1 — Colin Neffinger scored the lone goal for the Gaels (4-3-2) in the home loss.

Trevor Lewicki assisted on the tally, while Tom Heavren made eight saves.

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