Thursday’s field hockey: Emily Allcroft provides offense as Northampton downs Athol
Northampton 2, Athol 1 — Emily Allcroft scored both goals for the Blue Devils (8-1-1) at home.
Adrienne Pascucci assisted on the first goal, which came in the opening minute, and Olivia Cotton assisted in the second goal 13 minutes later.
Mary Greco made no saves in the win.
Longmeadow 3, Frontier Regional 1 — Brenna Sicard scored for the defending western Mass. Division 2 champion Red Hawks (7-2), who fell to the defending D-1 champion Lancers in Longmeadow.
Gwen Thayer made 20 saves in the loss.
Mohawk Trail 2, South Hadley 1 — Cailey Newton’s first varsity goal was not enough as the Tigers (1-7-1, 1-2 Central) lost at home.
Newton scored in the second half to cut South Hadley’s deficit to one. However, the Tigers did not have time to find the equalizer. Emily Florence registered an assist on the goal.
Liz Menard made eight saves in the loss.