High Schools: Northampton girls track caps undefeated season

Published: 6/7/2021 9:48:03 PM

The Northampton girls track and field team closed out an undefeated season Monday, defeating Ludlow 87-58 at home.

Adele Jordan won both the long jump at 15 feet and 100-meter hurdles in 17.1 seconds.

Neena Goswami contributed to victories in both the 4x1 (54.5) and 4x4 (4:42) relays. Kira French was also on both. Monica Fisher-Piccininno and June Steere ran the 4x1, and Esme Marini-Rapoport, and Xiaohan Brunton were on the 4x4. Marini-Rapoport also won the 2-mile (13:38.4).

Alexa Abild took first in the triple jump (31-9), and Kate Sullivan cleared 5-0 to win the high jump. Quincy Biddle took first in the 40 0hurdles (1:12).

In the boys meet, the Blue Devils prevailed 84-60

Alex Caldanaro placed first in the triple jump (37-5). Nigel Rice won the high jump (5-6), and his twin brother Glen Rice was first in he shot put (30-4.34).

Davis Wheat cleared 84-5 to win the discus.

Griffin Adelmann paced the field in the two-mile (13:08.4).

Rowan Hodgson sprinted to a 100 win (11.5).

Lucien Vaget was first in the mile (4:58.9). Connor Stiles placed first in the 800 (2:09.5).

Northampton’s 4x1 came in first (4:01.2).


Hampshire 6, West Springfield 0 — Hannah Wodecki doubled twice among three hits and drove in two runs at home.

Maggie Rubeck had two hits (double) and two RBIs. Jocelyn Mettey struck out six in a two-hit shutout. She only walked two.

East Longmeadow 6, Northampton 5 – Katelyn Ramdath (two doubles) had three hits and an RBI for the Blue Devils on the road. Lily Pelis singled twice and scored two runs. Molly Allen doubled once.

Frontier 5, Pioneer 1 — Olivia Deane provided a solid start in the circle, and host Frontier received timely hitting en route to a 5-1 victory over Pioneer in FCL action Monday in South Deerfield.

Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the third, the Redhawks pushed three runs across to snatch control. Macy Ring’s single propelled the rally, as Ashley Taylor, Makayla Santos and Jillian Apanell all came across in the frame.

Lucia Doulette helped provide some insurance in the fifth inning when she launched a solo home run for Frontier (7-3, 6-3). Santos and Delaney Fifield added hits in the win.

Deane went six strong innings to earn the win for the Redhawks, striking out six while allowing just one hit — a single to Kelly Baird in the top of the fourth inning. Savannah Upton worked around a pair of walks and a hit batter in the seventh inning to seal the deal.

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