High schools: Easthampton hockey falls to Greenfield, 6-3 (PHOTOS)

  • Easthampton goalkeeper Paige Galpin (1) makes a save against Greenfield in the first period Saturday night at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. PHOTO BY DAN LITTLE

  • Easthampton’s Zach Roy (23) celebrates after scoring against Greenfield in the third period Saturday night at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. PHOTO BY DAN LITTLE

  • Easthampton’s Ethan Marowitz (18) carries the puck against Greenfield in the third period Saturday night at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. PHOTO BY DAN LITTLE

  • Easthampton’s Zach Roy (23) fires a shot for a goal against Greenfield in the third period Saturday night at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. PHOTO BY DAN LITTLE

  • Easthampton goalkeeper Paige Galpin (1) makes a save against Greenfield in the second period Saturday night at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. PHOTO BY DAN LITTLE

  • Easthampton’s Gabe Growhowski (19) sneaks the puck just under the glove of Greenfield goalkeeper Joshua Bordeaux (1) for a goal in the first period Saturday night at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. PHOTO BY DAN LITTLE

Staff Reports
Published: 1/16/2022 5:48:27 PM
Modified: 1/16/2022 5:47:22 PM

Shane Prusak racked up a four-point night, and host Greenfield scored two goals in all three periods en route to a 6-3 victory over Easthampton in a Wright Division hockey game Saturday night at Collins-Moylan Arena.

Prusak buried a pair of goals and assisted on two others for the Green Wave, which improved to 5-3 on the season and a perfect 5-0 in the league. Greenfield capped the season sweep over the Eagles, as they also won the road game in Easthampton on Dec. 15 (4-2 victory).

Greenfield led 2-1 after one period and made it a 4-1 game after two frames thanks to another two-goal middle stanza.

Matt Garvin, Sammy Knight, Matt  Lavoine  and Trevor  K uchieski all added markers in the victory. Prusak, Knight and Jake Croteau each finished with two assists, while single helpers were credited to Kevin Baumann, MJ Paulin and Eathon Bryant.

Gabe Growhowski, Zach Roy and Tyler Darling scored for Easthampton. Roy notched a pair of assists while Tyler Galpin, Peter Sullivan and Mikey Thompson also notched assists.

Greenfield goalie Josh Bordeaux recorded 19 saves to pick up the win between the pipes. Easthampton’s Paige Galpin stopped 33 of the 39 shots she faced.

South Hadley 4, Mount Everett 1 — Joe Meon tallied twice, and the Tigers captured a 4-1 Wright Division win on Saturday.

Austin Deren and Caleb Lundgren were the other goal scorers for South Hadley, with assists credited to Deren (two), Lundgren, Joe Cigal, Nate Loughman, Kadyn Laramee and Mike Arabik.

Goalie Devin Carleton made 18 saves in the victory.

Boys basketball

East Longmeadow 68, Granby 58 — The Rams dug themselves a 20-9 deficit after one quarter and couldn't climb back in a loss Saturday night.

Tyler Sudbury led the way offensively with 15 points for Granby, while Robert L'Abbee and Carter White added 10 points apiece. Nate Breault and Ryan Gaughan notched eight points each.

Girls basketball

Frontier 63, Ware 21 — The visiting Redhawks built a 20-6 lead after one quarter and breezed past Ware, 63-21, in a Franklin County League North contest on Saturday in Ware.

Kylie Laford had the big outing offensively for Frontier (5-2, 3-0), as she poured in 25 points, including four 3-pointers. The Hawks led 35-10 at halftime.

Hailey Hutkoski went for double figures with 10 points in the victory, while Abigail Howard added eight points. Delaney Fifield tossed in six points while Cadince Wells-Robinson chipped in with five.

Wrestling

Taconic Invitational

Holyoke had two wrestlers finish as runners-up, lifting the Knighthawks to a third place finish at the Taconic Invitational in Pittsfield on Saturday.

Holyoke (109 points), finished behind host Taconic (190) and second-place Ludlow (134). Other local teams included Granby (seventh place, 76 points), Smith Vocational (10th, 60), Northampton (16th, 36) and Hampshire Regional (18th, 23).

Holyoke’s Russell Rivera (160 pounds) and Richard Rodriguez (220) took second place in their respective weight classes.

Smith Vocational had two finalists as well, with Forrest Mcsweeney (145) and Matthew Small (132) scoring second-place showings.

Granby’s Gavin Gilburg was also second at 152.

Greater Lowell 48, Frontier 12 — Payton Sladeski and Javion Cabrera scored victories for the Redhawks on Saturday.

Sladeski was a winner at 120 pounds, scoring a first-round pin. Cabrera won at 285 thanks to a late second-round pin.

Williston results

Outstanding performances  by Abigail Touhey, Lucy Hoyt and Campbell Collins propelled the Williston Northampton girls swimming & diving team past St. George’s, 95-84 on Saturday.

The boys team also beat St. George’s, 93-68, thanks to swims by Luke Grabowski, Herrick Stevenson and Chris Zeng.

On the squash court, Praghya Athavan Raja won her first match at No. 1 but the Wildcats fell to Millbrook, 6-1.

Maeve Reynolds and Ava DeCoste scored two goals each to lift the girls hockey team to a 7-1 win over Gunnery. Emily Crovo, Camille Armaganian and Emily Hamann also tallied.

Gianna Langone (17 points) and Cris Negron (11) led the way offensively but the girls basketball team fell to Millbrook, 59-40.

The boys hockey team notched a 5-0 win over Berkshire thanks to a shutout effort in net from goalie Ryan Hennigan. Connor Hagness scored twice and assisted on two others.


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