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Wednesday’s high school recaps: Gateway baseball rallies, tops Hampshire

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Trailing by one run after five innings of play, Gateway Regional rallied for a 7-6 victory over Hampshire Regional, Wednesday in Huntington. The Gators (6-1) scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take a three-run lead. Everett Warner recorded the last RBI in the inning, driving in a run on a single. The Raiders (1-5) gave … 0

Wednesday’s high school tennis: Northampton girls beat Longmeadow

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Behind undefeated singles players Phoebe Gelbard, Adele Fantasia and Sarina Hahn, the Northampton girls tennis team beat Longmeadow, 3-2, Wednesday at JFK Middle School. The victory was the Blue Devils’ first over the Lancers’ in Jeff Holman’s 11 seasons as the Hamp coach. Girls Tennis Northampton 3, Longmeadow 2 At JFK First singles: Phoebe Gelbard (N) def. Erica Paul, 6-4, 6-2; Second singles: … 0

Belchertown bounces back with 10-2 softball win over Northampton

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

BELCHERTOWN — Karley Hodge continued to leave her mark on the Belchertown softball team’s season. Hodge hit her first varsity home run — a screamer down the left-field line for an inside-the-park home run — as the Orioles bounced back from being run-ruled a day earlier to beat Northampton, 10-2, Wednesday. “I haven’t actually gotten a home run ever, so that was pretty … 0

Wednesday’s prep recaps: Williston softball crushes Cushing

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Gabby Jones and Sidney Belinskas combined for eight hits as the Williston Northampton softball team beat Cushing Academy 26-5 in five innings in Easthampton, Wednesday. Jones (4 for 5) had two home runs, five RBIs and four runs scored, while Belinskas (4 for 5) had four RBIs, five … 0

Girls Indoor Track & Field Player of the Year: Anna Kaplan, Amherst Regional

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

AMHERST — Anna Kaplan spent the indoor track season perfecting a new event, and to say she found success in the 2-mile would be an understatement. The Amherst Regional senior said she ran the distance only once or … 0

Tuesday’s high school recaps: Nadia Squitiero gives Amherst Regional softball a walkoff win

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Nadia Squitiero’s fourth hit brought in Mikah McNamara with the game-winning run for the Amherst Regional softball team as they topped West Springfield 7-6 in 10 innings at home. Squitiero went 4 for 6 with a triple, two … 0

Belchertown boys tennis team remained perfect in Valley Wheel play

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Belchertown boys tennis team remained perfect in league play with a 4-1 road victory over Chicopee Tuesday afternoon at Szot Park. Ethan Smith and Sam Stroman each earned 6-2, 6-2 wins in the top two singles matches for the Orioles (6-2, 4-0 Valley Wheel). Belchertown’s doubles teams … 0

Tuesday’s high school lacross recaps: TJ Fitzell leads South Hadley to win

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Senior midfielder TJ Fitzell scored six goals with three assists to lead his South Hadley boys lacrosse team to a 16-10 independent road victory at Northampton on Tuesday. Tom Crotty had four goals and three assists, while Pat Crotty scored a hat trick for South Hadley (5-2). Griffin … 0

Monday’s high school recaps: South Hadley nine hangs on to beat Holyoke

Monday, April 21, 2014

After allowing eight unanswered runs, the South Hadley baseball team responded by scoring four in the fifth inning and held on to beat Holyoke 8-7 on the road Monday afternoon. Adam Pilachowski pitched 31/3 hitless and scoreless innings with six strikeouts to earn the win. Pat Sears went … 0

Monday’s high school tennis/track: Frontier Regional girls laps Palmer

Monday, April 21, 2014

Kat Miner took first in three individual events to lead the Frontier Regional girls track & field team to a 121-24 home victory over Palmer Monday. Miner won the high jump (5 feet, 5 inches), the 100 meter (13.8 seconds) and the 200 (28.3). Katherine Conlisk and Kimmi … 0

Savannah Waters swings away, hits walk-off as Hampshire beats Turners Falls

Monday, April 21, 2014

WESTHAMPTON — Hampshire Regional shortstop Savannah Waters led off in the bottom of the 10th inning and made the decision to swing the bat rather than to attempt to bunt for a hit. The result was a line-drive … 0

Friday’s high schools: Northampton softball team rips Ludlow, 14-4

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Northampton softball team put together a big third inning to rip open a 14-4 win over Ludlow Friday afternoon. Zoey Driscoll-Sbar led off with a double as five consecutive Blue Devils (2-3) reached base before the first … 0

Thursday’s high schools: Amherst softball rallies to beat Chicopee Comp

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Ali McIntire’s two-run single in the top of the seventh capped a three-run rally for the Amherst Regional softball team, which defeated Chicopee Comp 8-7 on the road Thursday. Trailing 7-5 entering the seventh, Mikah McNamara (hit, three runs) walked with one out. Justine Bohl and Mathena Morrissey … 0