HS baseball/softball: Thea Hanscom hurls three-hit shutout for Hopkins Academy

  • John Sherwood, of South Hadley, pitches to Hopkins Academy, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Hopkins Academy eighth grader Matt Hanscom hits a double against South Hadley, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Matt Hanscom, of Hopkins Academy, catches a hit by Sean Sears, of South Hadley, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Thea Hanscom, of Hopkins Academy, pitches to South Hadley, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Jack Feltovic, right, of Hopkins Academy, gets past Aiden Sullivan, of South Hadley, to steal second, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Hopkins Academy shortstop Jack Feltovic throws to first to complete a double play against South Hadley after forcing out Grady Provost at second on a hit by Mike Mazza, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Hopkins Academy eighth grader Matt Hanscom, left, makes it to second to earn a double as Sean Sears, of South Hadley, waits for the throw, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Andrew Ciaglo, of Hopkins Academy, hits a grounder against South Hadley, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. The hit scored two runs when a throw to second missed its mark. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Noah Scanlon-Dean, of Hopkins Academy, hits a double against South Hadley, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Thea Hanscom, of Hopkins Academy, hits a single against South Hadley, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Max Garvin, of South Hadley, hits a single against Hopkins Academy, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Colin LaCombe, of South Hadley, pitches to Hopkins Academy, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. He was South Hadley's second pitcher of the game. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Liam Higgins, of Hopkins Academy, hits a two-run single against South Hadley, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Hopkins Academy catcher Matt Hanscom shares a moment with his sister, Thea Hanscom, who pitched during their team's win against South Hadley, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Hopkins Academy pitcher Thea Hanscom, right, shares a moment with her brother, Matt Hanscom, an eighth grader who was her catcher during their team's win against South Hadley, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Hopkins Academy pitcher Thea Hanscom, right, and her brother, Matt Hanscom, an eighth grader who was her catcher during their team's win against South Hadley, are greeted by their coach, Dan Vreeland, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at South Hadley High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

Published: 5/14/2019 10:50:57 PM

Thea Hanscom threw a three-hit shutout, as the Hopkins Academy baseball team crushed South Hadley, 17-0, in five innings Tuesday.

Hanscom struck out three and walked none. She threw 53 pitches, including 38 for strikes. She allowed singles to Max Garvin, Sean Sears and Gage Provost, South Hadley’s 6-7-8 hitters, respectively.

The visiting Golden Hawks (8-5, 4-2 Hampshire West) broke open a 2-0 game with 11 runs in the fourth inning.

Matt Hanscom, Thea’s eighth grade brother and batterymate, was 4-for-4 with an RBI and four runs scored. Thea Hanscom helped herself with two hits, including a double, three RBIs and two runs.

Andrew Ciaglo was 3-for-4 with six RBIs out of the No. 9 spot in the lineup.

Liam Higgins (two hits, two runs) and Braedyn Tudryn each had two RBIs.

Easthampton 10, Mahar 1 — The Eagles (8-4, 6-0 Hampshire East) led 7-0 after the top of the fourth and never looked back en route to the win in Orange.

Nathan Morse and Liam Burke combined on a two-hitter. Morse struck out three, walked none and allowed one run on two hits over five innings. Burke fanned four in two perfect innings of relief.

Zack Kugler (two RBIs, four runs) had three hits with a double. Matthew Arroyo (three runs), Nick Lloyd (two RBIs, two walks), Morse (RBI) and Ohm Patel (run) each had two hits.

Northampton 10, Central 5 — Patrick Serio had two hits, including a triple, three RBIs and picked up his third win for the Blue Devils.

Hamp (4-9, 3-3 Valley Wheel) scored a season high in runs on a season-high 16 hits.

Devontay Edmonds (3-for-4, double) and Jake Brittain (2-for-3) had two RBIs each.

Dom Badorini and Will Shaw each hit RBI doubles.

Greenfield 4, Frontier Regional 3 (8) — Matt Hildreth singled twice, stole three bases and scored a run, while Kiernan Freeman tripled and scored for the Red Hawks.

Kyle Barnes singled twice.

Gabe Gochinski took the loss in relief, but pitched 5⅓ innings and allowed two unearned runs with two strikeouts and a walk.

Athol 9, Smith Academy 1 — Will Dobson single twice and scored a run for the Falcons (1-10, 0-6 Hampshire East).

Michael Bassett (two walks) and Colin Ferrara (walk) singled.

Softball

Sabis 3, Smith Academy 2 — Amanda Novak (two hits) and Abby Pederson singled and scored a run each for the Falcons (6-5, 2-4 Bi-County West).

Maddy Skawski and Erin Gilrein also singled. Novak struck out six.

Central 5, Granby 4 — Kaeleigh Croteau was 3-for-4 and drove in a run in defeat.

Croteau tripled to lead off the bottom of the seventh and the Rams (3-7, 0-4 Bi-County East) had runners on second and third with two outs, but grounded out to end the game.

Meg Ouellette (RBI) and Faith Bergeron (run) each singled twice.

Turners Falls 6, Easthampton 0 — Olivia Downer singled twice, and Tessa Pond had a hit for the Eagles (11-1), who lost for the first time.

Rachael Robinson left in the fourth inning after a ball hit her in the hand. She struck out five in three innings and walked five.

Baseball

Hopkins Academy 17,
South Hadley 0 (5)

Hopkins               110 (11)4 — 17 14 0

South Hadley      000 00 — 0 3 3

WP—T. Hanscom LP—Sherwood

Records: South Hadley (3-8, 2-3 Hampshire West) Hopkins (8-5, 4-2)

Easthampton 10, Mahar 1

Easthampton      300 401 2 — 10 13 4

Mahar                  000 100 0 — 1 2 2

WP—Morse LP—Berry

Records: Easthampton (8-4, 6-0 Hampshire East) Mahar (6-7, 1-4)

Northampton 10, Central 5

Central                001 202 0 — 5 10 0

Northampton     004 600 x — 10 16 1

WP—Serio LP—Rosario

Records: Northampton (4-9, 3-3 Valley Wheel) Central (4-10, 1-6)

Greenfield 4,
Frontier Regional 3 (8)

Frontier            002 001 00 — 3 8 4

Greenfield       101 001 01 — 4 6 0

WP—Baird LP—Gochinski

Records: Greenfield (8-5, 3-3 Hampshire West) Frontier Regional (11-2, 5-1)

Athol 9, Smith Academy 1

Smith Academy      001 000 0 — 1 4 1

Athol                        050 301 x — 9 11 2

WP—Oro LP—Ferrara

Records: Athol (9-4, 3-2 Hampshire East) Smith Academy (1-10, 0-6)

Softball

Sabis 3, Smith Academy 2

Sabis                          001 200 0 — 3 7 0

Smith Academy        020 000 0 — 2 5 1

WP—Dow LP—Novak

Records: Smith Academy (6-5, 2-4 Bi-County West) Sabis (8-5, 5-1)

Central 5, Granby 4

Central      003 000 2 — 5 5 2

Granby      000 300 1 — 4 9 3

WP—Matthew LP—Wenzel

Records: Granby (3-7, 0-4 Bi-County East) Central (13-1, 6-0)

Turners Falls 6, Easthampton 0

Easthampton      000 000 0 — 0 3 3

Turners Falls        311 001 x — 6 4 0

WP—Tyler LP—Robinson

Records: Turners Falls (12-0) Easthampton (11-1)




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