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HS boys soccer: Gaida’s first career goals lifts Hampshire into draw with South Hadley

Published: 9/16/2019 11:04:45 PM

Luke Gaida tied the game in the second half with his first varsity goal for the Hampshire Regional boys soccer team, as the Raiders tied South Hadley 1-1 on Monday.

Cade LaChapelle fed him an assist.

Declan Joy put the Tigers (1-2-2) ahead in the first half from Jonas Clarke.

Colin Boyle had three saves for Hampshire (3-0-1).

Xavier Butzer made 12 stops for South Hadley.

Gateway Regional 3, Renaissance 2 — Jake Thayer and Ben Hyjek found the net, as the Gators stormed back with two goals in the second half.

Joel Sakaske added a goal for Gateway (2-2, 2-1 Schmid), while Preston Coffey saved three shots.

Ludlow 4, Amherst Regional 1 — Liam Carpener-Shulman scored the Hurricanes’ lone goal in the road loss.

Marwan Eldanasoury stopped eight shots for Amherst (2-1-1, 1-1-1 Smith).

East Longmeadow 4, Northampton 1 — Ben Gomes-Rapoza scored the lone goal for the Blue Devils (1-3-1, Churchill 1-2-1). Recent varsity call-up, John Senn-McNally had the assist.

“We didn’t play well in the first half,” Northampton coach Aldo Tiboni said. “In the second half I thought we had parts where we played really well and had our chances ... We had chances didn’t capitalize.”

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