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Monday’s high schools: Belchertown boys soccer stays undefeated

Alex DeSantis had a foot in both goals as the Belchertown boys soccer team remained perfect with a 2-0 win over Palmer at home Monday.

Nate Fournier also scored once, while Mark Chmura was credited with an assist for the Orioles (8-0-0).

Zachary Parsons made three saves for the team’s seventh shutout of the season.

Hopkins Academy 1, Westfield 1 — Tim Knightly scored on a header off a Brennan Mitrolka assist with 18 minutes remaining as the Division 3 Golden Hawks (9-1-1) earned a point against the Division 1 Bombers (1-3-5) in Westfield.

Benn Pitta made five saves for Hopkins.

Holyoke Catholic 2, Granby 2 — Trevor Lewicki scored two goals for the Gaels and Malcom Muguku had a goal and an assist for the Rams as the former Route 202 neighbors played to a draw at Rivers Park in Chicopee.

John O’Hara assisted Lewicki’s second goal and Tom Heavren made seven saves for Catholic (5-3-3).

Andrew Strycharz had a goal and Harrison Lussier had an assist for Granby (4-3-3).

Brett Sullivan made nine saves for the Rams.

West Springfield 1, South Hadley 0 — The Terriers (5-0-5) scored with 30 seconds left to snap the Tigers’ six-game winning streak on the road.

South Hadley (7-3-2) lost despite a strong performance by center midfielder Mike Paleologopoulus in front of Eric Maryea (seven saves).

Field Hockey

South Hadley 1, Palmer 1 — Merry Kocot’s goal from Dominique Wilkins gave the Tigers a first-half lead, but they couldn’t hold it and settled for a tie on the road.

Liz Menard made 11 saves for the Tigers (1-7-2, 1-2-1 Central).

Longmeadow 3, Smith Academy 0 — Lauren Bradford made 19 saves for the Falcons (6-3-3) in the loss at Smith College.

The defeat snapped a five-game unbeaten streak for Smith Academy, which suffered its last loss at Longmeadow 1-0 on Sept. 20.

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