Cross country/golf: Easthampton, Smith Vocational girls pick up first XC wins

Published: 9/10/2019 10:51:43 PM

The cross country season started with a bang with several strong performances across western Massachusetts on Tuesday.

The Easthampton girls team made history with its first victory. Brooke Bongiobanni finished first overall in 24 minutes, 10 seconds as the Eagles beat host Granby, 18-37, at Dufresne Park.

The Smith Vocational girls team made history with its first victory as well. The Vikings beat McCann Tech, 26-29, in North Adams.

Adrian Tot-Lupien was second overall in 30:09 on the 2.9-mile course for Smith Voc.

Zada Forde led a top-five sweep for defending Western Massachusetts Division 1 champion Amherst Regional, which beat West Springfield and Chicopee to open the season.

On the boys side, Willem Goff led Amherst to a sweep of West Springfield and Chicopee. Goff was first in 18:25 for the defending WMass champs.

Reigning Western Mass. Division 2 champion Chris Vayda led Hampshire Regional to a pair of wins over Frontier Regional and Westfield Tech. Vayda was first in 15:28 on the Raiders’ 2.92-mile home course.

The loss for Frontier Regional snapped a four-year unbeaten streak in the regular season. The Red Hawks were 51-0 since the start of the 2015 season.

Boys cross country

Amherst Regional 16,
West Springfield 47

Amherst 15, Chicopee 50

at West Springfield, 3.1 miles

Winner: 1. Willem Goff (A), 18:25

Amherst (2-0): 2. Walter Tebbetts, 18:26; 3. Noah Johansson, 18:31; 4. Ryan Yanko, 18:31; 6. Griffin Jones, 19:39

Granby 27, Mohawk 30

at Dufresne Park, 3.1 miles

Winner: 1. Dennis Simmons (M), 18:27

Granby: 2. Abe Gould, 19:43; 3. Eric Rakowski, 21:49; 5. Nolan Hall, 22:36; 8. Daniel Mainville, 24:53; 9. Jovany Velez, 25:08

Granby 15, Easthampton 40

at Dufresne Park, 3.1 miles

Winner: 1. Abe Gould (G), 19:43

Granby: 2. Eric Rakowski, 21:49; 3. Nolan Hall, 22:36; 4. Daniel Mainville, 24:53; 5. Jovany Velez, 25:08

Easthampton: 6. Zak Oulbeld, 25:11; 7. Braden Lynn, 25:12; 8. Parker Atkinson, 26:45; 10. Levertt Horrigan, 27:31; 12. Lincoln Kanelong, 28:26

Pope Francis 18, Granby 43

at Dufresne Park, 3.1 miles

Winner: 1. Daniel Markey (PF), 18:19

Granby (2-1): 3. Abe Gould, 19:43; Eric Rakowski, 21:49; Nolan Hall, 22:36; Daniel Mainville, 24:53; Jovany Velez, 25:08

Hampshire Regional 20,
Frontier Regional 41

Hampshire 15, Westfield Tech 50

Frontier 15, Westfield Tech 50

at Hampshire, 2.92 miles

Winner: 1. Chris Vayda (H), 15:28

Hampshire (2-0): 3. Nitesh Roncone, 17:32; 4. Neil Adams, 17:35; 5. Jeff Fish, 17:59; 7. Evan Coltman, 18:51

Frontier (1-1): 2. Gehrig Brynda. 17:19; 6. Patrick Boyden. 18:30; 12. Brett Robinson. 19:35; 13. Kai Sharp. 19:37; 14. Danny Fellows. 19:41

Northampton 22, South Hadley 35

Northampton 15, Sabis 50

South Hadley 22, Sabis 35

at Community Gardens, 3.1 miles

Winner: 1. Tobias L’Esperance (NH), 16:41

Northampton (2-0): 2. Simon LaClair, 16:57; 4. Ben Howe, 17:59; 7. David Shycon, 18:55; 8. Max Sheider, 19:02

South Hadley (1-1): 3. Bradyn Cote, 17:52; 5. Jacob Broyles, 18:06; 6. Justin Kennedy, 18:31; 9. Andrew O’Grady, 19:32

McCann Tech 15, Smith Vocational 50

at McCann, 2.9 miles

Winner: 1. Braedon Delmolino (M), 19:09

Smith Vocational (0-1): 7. Grant Pelletier, 22:17; 9. Trevonte’ Moore, 22:50; 10. Brandon Cunningham, 23:16; 12. Ronaldo Caballero, 27:16; 13. Elpido Adorno, 27:49

Hopkins Academy 26, Mahar 31

Greenfield 20, Hopkins Academy 41

at Hadley Reservoir, 2.7 miles

Winner: 1. Johnathan Hanscom (HA), 15:45

Hopkins Academy (1-1): 9. Devon Ortmeyer, 18:50; 10. Cade Lanfasame, 19:09; 14. Chris Rex, 20:33; 22. Jackson Graham, 22:12

Girls cross country

Pope Francis 15, Granby 50

at Dufresne Park, 3.1 miles

Winner: 1. Emily Boutin (G), 20:09 (course record)

Granby: 7. Katelyn White, 28:59; 9. Jordan Healy, 30:21; 10. Megan Eisnor-Janosz, 30:27; Sydney Hall, 32:54; Jenna Learned, 33:15

Easthampton 18, Granby 37

at Dufresne Park, 3.1 miles

Winner: 1. Brooke Bongiobanni (E), 24:10

Easthampton: 2. Waverly Kanelong, 25:03; 3. Anelie Fisher, 27:54; 4. Marley Reardon, 28:18; 8. Molly Marsh, 31:43

Granby: 5. Katelyn White, 28:59; 6. Jordan Healy, 30:21; 7. Megan Eisnor-Janosz, 30:27; 9. Sydney Hall, 32:54; 10. Jenna Learned, 33:15

Mohawk 15, Granby 50

at Dufresne Park, 3.1 miles

Winner: 1. Erika Looman (M), 22:26

Granby (0-3): 8. Katelyn White, 28:59; 10. Jordan Healy, 30:21; Megan Eisnor-Janosz, 30:27; Sydney Hall, 32:54; Jenna Learned, 33:15

Smith Vocational 26, McCann Tech 29

at McCann, 2.9 miles

Winner: 1. Madi Goodell (M), 29:51

Smith Vocational (1-0): 2. Adrian Tot-Lupien, 30:09; 3. Heaven Timmerman, 31:48; 4. Nyhasia Hall, 31:57; 7. Jess Mason, 36:04; 10. Adiana Burmudez, 41:08

Frontier Regional 20,
Hampshire Regional 35

Hampshire 15, Westfield Tech 50

Frontier 15, Westfield Tech 50

at Hampshire, 2.92 miles

Winner: 1. Angelina Egland (F), 21:32

Frontier (2-0): 2. Abigail Howard, 21:34; 4. Leah Gump, 22:36; 6. Sasha Malo, 23:27; 7. Sadie Ross, 23:33

Hampshire (1-1): 3. Sylvie Mahon-Moore, 21:36; 5. Delaney Marek, 22:55; 8. Anne Curran, 23:41; 9. Anna Dunlap, 23:51; 10. Ellie Meunier, 24:03

Northampton 15, South Hadley 50

Northampton 15, Sabis 50

at Community Gardens, 3.2 miles

Winner: 1. Mary Yount (NH), 20:23

Northampton (2-0): 2. Nava Chevan, 22:05; 3. Naomi Andrews, 22:09; 4. Maggie Reade, 22:13; 5. Lila Lofving, 22:17

Amherst Regional 16,
West Springfield 47

Amherst 15, Chicopee 50

at West Springfield, 3.1 miles

Winner: 1. Zada Forde (A), 22:03

Amherst (2-0): 2. Vivian Jacobs-Townsley, 22:20; 3. Maddie Shea, 22:34; 4. Charlotte Staudenmayer, 23:36; 5. Jana Murphy, 23:57

Greenfield 19, Hopkins Academy 38

at Hadley Reservoir, 2.7

Winner: 1. Heath (G), 21:02

Hopkins Academy (0-1): 3. Sylvie DiBartolomeo, 21:54; 6. Aurora Donta-Venman, 23:39; 9. Eve Lanfasame, 26:43; 10. Jayce Lanfasame, 27:43; Astrid Williamson

Golf

Palmer 16, Northampton 8

at Northampton CC, par 35

Medalist: Ethan Beauchemin (P), 42

No. 1: Beauchemin tied Camille Richmond, 2-2; No. 2: Evan Yurko (N) def. Brandon Peritz, 3.5-0.5; No. 3: Mike Bachand (P) def. Anthony Azzaro, 4-0; No. 4: Nathan Kelleher-Mochak (N) tied. Billy Partello, 2-2; No. 5: Nate Oliviera (P) def. Dillon Moggio, 3.5-0.5; No. 6: Lily White (P) def. Caleb Smith, 4-0;

Northampton (1-3)

Greenfield 14.5, Easthampton 9.5

at Country Club of Greenfield, par 36

Medalist: Tyler Colby (E) & Ryan Cote (G), 39

No. 1: Colby tied Cote, 2-2;

No. 2: Tyler Cortis (E) def. Gabe Larouche, 2.5-1.5; No. 3: Alex Fisher (E) def. Hunter Roberst, 2.5-1.5; No. 4: Dylan Archer (G) def. Dylan Marsh, 4-0; No. 5: Jake Cote (G) def. Drew Thompson, 4-0; No. 6: Mikey Thompson (E) def. Danny Provost, 2.5-1.5;

Easthampton (1-2, 1-2 Bi-County East)




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