HS golf/XC: Amherst Regional defeats South Hadley to stay undefeated

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  • Jared Waite, of South Hadley, takes his second shot on the third hole during a match against Amherst Regional, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Evan Rutherford, of Amherst Regional, watches his drive on the fourth hole during a match against South Hadley, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Eli Kayser-Hirsh, of Amherst Regional, watches his putt on the third hole during a match against South Hadley, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Evan Rutherford, of Amherst Regional, chips onto the third hole green during a match against South Hadley, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Logan Waite, of South Hadley, watches his drive on the fourth hole during a match against Amherst Regional, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Evan Rutherford, of Amherst Regional, studies a putt on the third hole during a match against South Hadley, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Evan Rutherford, of Amherst Regional, sinks a putt on the third hole during a match against South Hadley, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Piet Hartman, of Amherst Regional, watches his drive on the fourth hole during a match against South Hadley, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Jared Waite, of South Hadley, watches his drive on the fourth hole during a match against Amherst Regional, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Nick Cirone, of South Hadley, watches his second shot on the fourth hole during a match against Amherst Regional, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Chase Lashway, of Amherst Regional, watches his drive on the fourth hole during a match against South Hadley, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Sea Sears, of South Hadley, watches his drive on the fourth hole during a match against Amherst Regional, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Piet Hartman, of Amherst Regional, chips out of a trap on the fourth hole during a match against South Hadley, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Nick Cirone, of South Hadley, studies a putt on the fourth hole during a match against Amherst Regional, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Jared Waite, center left, of South Hadley, watches his drive on the sixth hole during a match against Amherst Regional, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley. Looking on is his brother, Logan Waite, center right, and Amherst Regional players Evan Rutherford, left, and Eli Kayser-Hirsh —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

Published: 9/11/2019 10:29:19 PM

Amherst Regional’s Evan Rutherford shot a 6-over-par 41 and earned co-match medalist honors as the Hurricanes defeated South Hadley, 15½-8½, Wednesday at Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley.

Jared Waite matched Rutherford’s 41 for South Hadley.

Amherst pulled away behind victories in the No. 3 through No. 5 spots.

Piet Hartman beat Nick Cirone, 3½-½ at No. 3. Chase Lashway swept Sean Sears at No. 4 and Ben Oats beat Ben Gardiner, 3½-½ at No. 5.

Amherst (3-0, 3-0 Suburban East) stayed perfect on the young season. It was the first loss for South Hadley (3-1, 2-1).

Golf

Amherst Regional 15.5,
South Hadley 8.5

at Orchards Golf Club, par 35

Medalist: Evan Rutherford (A), 41; Jared Waite (S), 41

No. 1: Rutherford def. Logan Waite, 3-1; No. 2: Waite (S) def. Eli Kaiser-Hirsh, 3-1; No. 3: Piet Hartman (A) def. Nick Cirone, 3½-0.5; No. 4: Chase Lashway (A) def. Sean Sears, 4-0; No. 5: Ben Oats (A) def. Ben Gardiner, 3½-0.5; No. 6 : Nick Hartley (S) def. Skylar Ferro, 3½-0.5

Amherst Regional (3-0, 3-0 Suburban East); South Hadley (3-1, 2-1)

Frontier Regional 24,
Hopkins Academy 0

at Holyoke Country Club, par 35

Medalist: Mike Corduff (F), 40; Kyle Maynard (F), 40

No. 1: Corduff def. Alvin Li, 4-0; No. 2: Maynard def. Connor Asselin, 4-0; No. 3: Gunnar Moore (F) def. Taylor Barry, 4-0; No. 4: Porter Clancy (F) def. Colin Laflamme, 4-0; No. 5: Bryan Baumann (F) def. Tyler St. Hilaire, 4-0; No. 6: Rowan Blair (F) def. Christian Ciolkos, 4-0

Frontier Regional (4-0, 3-0 Suburban West); Hopkins Academy (1-2, 1-2)

Northampton 15.5, Chicopee 8.5

at Northampton Country Club, par 35

Medalist: Evan Yurko (N), 42

No. 1: Camille Richmond (N) def. Kendall Walsh IV, 3½-0.5;No. 2: Yurko def. Logan Los, 4-0;No. 3: Nathan Kelleher-Mochak (N) tied Collin Kendra, 2-2;No. 4: Alex Niedermeier (N) tied Caleb Smith, 2-2;No. 5: Anthony Mezzetti (C) def. Dillon Moggio, 3-1;No. 6: Anthony Azzaro (N) def. Travis Lavigne, 3-1

Northampton (2-3)

Westfield 161, Belchertown 173

at Cold Spring Country Club, par 36

Belchertown (2-3): Ryan O’Neil, 38; Ben Anderson, 43; Timothy Roda, 45; Brady Perkins, 47

Boys cross country

Belchertown 24, Ludlow 37

Belchertown 15, Central 50

Belchertown 15, Duggan 50

at Ludlow High School, 3.1 miles

Winner: 1. Darius Housey (L), 18:11

Belchertown (3-0): 2. Evan Dunigan, 18:55; 4. Derek Rose, 19:11; 5. Matthew Talbot, 19:38; 6. Evan Harrington, 20:14; 7. Caiden Boscher, 20:25

Girls cross country

Ludlow 15, Belchertown 46

Belchertown 26, Central 30

at Ludlow High School, 3.1 miles

Winner: 1. Kendyl Vermette (L), 20:41

Belchertown (1-1): 7. Molly Vail, 24:29; 8. Sierra Crisostomo, 25:01; 18. Elisha Wenc, 28:37; 19. Natalie Shaw, 29:28; 20. Abigail Potter, 29:28




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