H.S. Lacrosse: John Hanscom and Tyler Borrell power Amherst past East Longmeadow

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  • Amherst's Shire Thompson, lower right, is caught between Nick Ferguson, left, and Colin Forbes of East Longmeadow in the second quarter of the Hurricanes' 13-8 win over the visiting Spartans on Tuesday. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Amherst goal Liam Johnson, right, anticipates a shot by Rex Maccarini of East Longmeadow in the second quarter of the Hurricanes' 13-8 win over the visiting Spartans on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Amherst's Jamie Park, left, is pressured by Colin Forbes of East Longmeadow in the third quarter of the Hurricanes' 13-8 win over the visiting Spartans on Tuesday. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • John Hanscom, left, and Skyler Ferro (12) congratulate Dom MacDonald (11) and Tyler Borrell, right, after Borrell scored Amherst’s fourth goal with an assist from MacDonald.

  • Amherst's John Hanscom, right, is pursued by Luke Carando of East Longmeadow in the second quarter of the Hurricanes' 13-8 win over the visiting Spartans on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. —STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Amherst’s John Hanscom, left, is pressured by Travis Arnold of East Longmeadow in the second quarter of the Hurricanes’ 13-8 win over the visiting Spartans on Tuesday. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Amherst's Tyler Borrell, left, runs past defense by Joe Mara of East Longmeadow in the third quarter of the Hurricanes' 13-8 win over the visiting Spartans on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. —STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Amherst boys lacrosse coach Charlie Edwards talks with his players on the sideline during the Hurricanes' 13-8 win over East Longmeadow on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, in Amherst. —STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Amherst boys lacrosse coach Charlie Edwards motions a technique to his players on the sideline during the Hurricanes' 13-8 win over East Longmeadow on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, in Amherst. —STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Amherst goalie Liam Johnson, center, anticipates a shot by Rex Maccarini, on ground, of East Longmeadow in the second quarter of the Hurricanes’ 13-8 win over the visiting Spartans on Tuesday. At left is Tanner Selig of Amherst. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

Published: 6/1/2021 9:21:34 PM

John Hanscom and Tyler Borrell each notched five points on three goals and two assists, as the Amherst Regional boys lacrosse team beat East Longmeadow 13-8 at home Tuesday.

Dom McDonald also notched a hat trick. Skyler Ferro found the net twice and had one assist, while Shire Thompson had a goal and two assists.

Jameson Dion (goal) and Jamie Park each contributed an assist.

Liam Johnson made eight saves.

St. Mary’s 14, Pathfinder 1 — Bryce Roberts tallied eight goals and five assists for the saints.

Fred Murray had a hat trick and an assist. Evan Carmody and Evan Ploof each added a goal and an assist. Kegan Foley found the net once, while Jungmin Lee contributed an assist. Colin Ramos saved 12 shots.

Girls lacrosse

Northampton 19, East Longmeadow 18 (OT) — Izzy Epstein (two assists) and Sophia Ciaglo (assist) put away five goals each, as the Blue Devils rallied to send the game to overtime. Epstein deliverd the winner in the extra frame.

Shea Crowther and Julienne Luissier each added three goals and an assist.

Chloe Denhardt (two assists) and Ellie Mahoney scored two goals each. Gabby Adornoa made 11 saves, while Riley Shea had three.

West Springfield 14, South Hadley 11 — Lola Londraville poured in five goals for the Tigers in a home loss. Gabi Moroney and Olivia Marion added two goals each. Ella Marion found the net once. Alyson Cote turned away 19 shots.

Pope Francis 16, St. Mary’s 5 – Hampshire student Katarzyna Wisnauckas and Paighton Ramos (assist) each scored twice in a road loss. Wisnauckas has 99 career points. The Saints host Central at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Skylar Duda found the net once. Mia Slack stopped six shots, while Abby Hennessey made five saves.

Granby 13, Amherst 4 — Ella Laliberte (two assists) and Ariana Klekotka each tallied five goals, as the Rams won at home. Gabby Walz added a hat trick and an assist. Liberty Conlin saved 15 shots for Granby.

Emily Ireland found the net twice for the Hurricanes. Amherst’s Jenna Schilling and Jill Crosby (assist) had a goal each. Cedar Conrad turned aside 10 shots.

Boys tennis

PVCICS 5, St. Mary’s 0 — The Dragons won all four contested matches and picked up a forfeit at No. 3 singles.

Hugo Shinn took down Matt Sabat in straight sets 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles. Aidan Clary beat Jon Baillargeon 6-0, 6-4 at No. 1.

At No. 1 doubles, Clayton English and James Scott won 6-1, 6-0 against Ben Howes and Ryan Sweeney.

Teddy Scott and Patrick Canavan-Gosselin prevailed at No. 2 doubles 6-2, 6-2 over Evan Durkee and Grant Labrie.

Girls tennis

Frontier 3, Greenfield 2 — A doubles sweep secured the victory for the Redhawks. Sydney Scanlon and Samantha Baker bested Kaitlyn Collins and Rory Crownen-Townsed 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1. Madeline Powers and Isablle Brown beat Aisha Pruitt-Gonzalez and Rebecca Covalenco 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2.

Coleman Hartner picked up a 6-4, 6-3 win at No. 2 singles over Estera Covalenco.

Amherst 3, Minnechaug 2 — Two singles victories helped the Hurricanes prevail. Lilli Conrad won 6-1, 6-4 against Lilliana DiGrande at No. 2 singles, and Rebekah Hong held off Grace Coopee 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2.

Amherst’s top doubles team of Liza Pobezinskaya and Ava Carvel won 6-2, 7-5 over Aurey Streeter and Kristina Aguilar.

Holyoke 3, Chicopee 0 — The Purple Knights swept all three contested matches. Maeve Norton defeated Genevieve Asselin 6-1, 6-3 at No. 1 singles.

Paige Brainard beat Megan Ball at No. 2 singles 6-2, 6-4.

At No. 1 doubles, Kara McGuinness and Keegan Kukuchka prevailed 6-2, 6-4 over Emily Palermo and Samantha Robak.

Agawam 3, South Hadley 2 — The Tigers won two of the three contested matches but fell due to forfeits in doubles positions.

Grace Ryan took down Meagan McKiernan 6-1, 6-4 at No. 1 singles, while Sophie Kennedy bested Skylar Thies 6-3, 6-1 at No. 3.

Boys track & field

Frontier 85, Mohawk Trail 59 — Jack Vecellio captured four events for the Redhawks. He cleared 19 feet, 7 inches in the long jump and 13-9 in the pole vault. Vecellio also took first in the 400-meter hurdles in 59.4 seconds and 100 (11.2).

Jackie Phong swept the shot put (41-10.75) and discus (109-5).

Jesse Kurkolonis won the javelin (124-4) and 100 hurdles (18.4).




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