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High School Sports

JERREY ROBERTS
Sydney Slattery, right, of Easthampton, steals second against Brooke Pashek, of Smith Academy, Friday in Easthampton.

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 out was recorded. By the third out, six runs had crossed and Northampton was on top 7-3. They extended their lead with … 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 followed with singles to load the bases, then Jada Glasgow was hit by a pitch … 0

Thursday’s high school tennis: Northampton sweeps Chicopee

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Northampton girls tennis team swept Chicopee 5-0 without any match dropping more than two games on the road Thursday. Sophomore Phoebe Gelbard led the charge defeating Lilly Roberst 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1 singles. Adele Fantasia and Serina Hahn won at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively, 6-0, 6-1. Girls Tennis … 0

Weekend high school/prep recaps: Northampton baseball rallies for first win

Sunday, April 13, 2014

The Northampton baseball team entered its final at-bat Saturday afternoon trailing by two runs and in danger of an 0-4 start to the season. But the Blue Devils rallied for four runs to earn a 4-2 road victory over Agawam. Given the lead for the first time, Sam … 0

Raiders edge Eagles in extras

Saturday, April 12, 2014

After losing a chance at a win in regulation, the Hampshire Regional baseball team recovered to edge Easthampton 8-7 in 8 innings Friday afternoon. The Raiders (1-1) allowed four runs in the top of the seventh as the Eagles (1-2) took a 7-6 lead, but Hampshire tied it … 0

Friday’s high school recaps: Northampton girls lacrosse stomps Westfield, 17-6

Friday, April 11, 2014

Three players posted hat tricks as the Northampton girls lacrosse team won for the second time in as many days, beating Westfield 17-6 at home Friday. Missie Maiewski (two assists), Ursa Heidinger and Hunter Zackaricz all scored three times for the Blue Devils (2-0). Caitlin Keefe scored twice … 0

Thursday’s high school recaps: Keith Natale walk-off caps Smith Academy’s season-opening win over Hopkins

Thursday, April 10, 2014

It took six innings for the Smith Academy baseball team to find its footing in 2014. The Falcons rallied for three runs in the seventh to walk off with a 4-3 victory over Hopkins Academy, Thursday in Hatfield. … 0

Thursday’s high school lacrosse recaps: South Hadley’s Meg Ginley lights up East Longmeadow for six goals in win

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Meg Ginley scored her sixth goal of the game to put the South Hadley girls lacrosse team up for good in an eventual 10-9 home win over East Longmeadow Thursday afternoon. Gabi Schwalm (one assist) added an insurance goal for the Tigers (1-1) that came in handy as … 0

Thursday’s high school tennis: South Hadley girls sweep Cathedral

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The South Hadley girls tennis team didn’t drop a single set Thursday afternoon in a 5-0 victory over Cathedral at Forest Park in Springfield. Katie Meon, Katie Robitaille and Tosin Omojola lost a combined nine games in singles play for the Tigers (2-1, 1-0 Valley Wheel). South Hadley’s … 0

Experience carries Amherst past Granby in girls lacrosse

Thursday, April 10, 2014

AMHERST — Of the 22 girls on the lacrosse field Thursday afternoon, only six had previously played at the varsity level before this season. The experience that the half dozen Amherst Regional players had was enough to lead … 0

Hampshire’s Sara Abel shuts down Northampton in 10-inning 1-hitter

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Many high school softball teams have only one top-line pitcher. But if the first two games of this season are any indication, Hampshire Regional has a pair of aces. Junior Sara Abel threw a 10-inning one-hitter as the … 0

Amherst holds off rival Northampton in season opener

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — With only two returning starters, the Amherst Regional baseball team will need some of its new blood to contribute right away. In a season-opening extra-inning win Wednesday, two of those players with limited varsity experience delivered … 0

Wednesday’s high school tennis: Northampton girls cruise past Holyoke

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Northampton girls tennis team wasted little time dispatching Holyoke Wednesday. Phoebe Gelbard and Sarina Hahn cruised at first and second singles. Xochitl Calero and Caitlyn Richmond dropped one game at first doubles, while Sara Haller and Jordan Kuhr took second doubles. Northampton 5, Holyoke 0 At Northampton … 0