Thursday’s field hockey: Emiko Barker nets hat trick in Smith Academy win
Smith Academy 4, Cathedral 1 — Emiko Barker had a hat trick in leading the Falcons (7-3-3) to the independent home victory.
Danielle Duseau also scored a goal in the win. Jen Adamites, Julie Muccino, Miranda Wendolowski and Meg Ryan each picked up an assist.
Lauren Bradford made seven saves for Smith, which is one point shy of qualifying for the postseason.
Minnechaug 4, Amherst Regional 1 — Jess Abdow scored from Shannon Hebert for the Hurricanes (2-6-2, 0-5 South) in the road defeat.
Nadia Squitiero made eight saves in goal for Amherst.
Northampton 1, East Longmeadow 1 — Anisa Kamel scored for the Blue Devils (9-1-3, 6-0-1 Central) as they failed to register a win in their division for the first time this season.
Kamel’s goal came 90 seconds into the game on an assist from Missy Maiewski.
Mary Greco made zero saves for Northampton.