High schools: Hetu, Raffa lead Hampshire Regional gymnastics past Minnechaug

Published: 10/15/2020 8:49:16 PM

Tyler Hetu and Hailey Raffa helped the Hampshire Regional gymnastics team beat Minnechaug for the first time in a long time.

Hetu, who hasn’t competed much over the last two seasons due to injury, won the all-around and Raffa was second as the pair led the Raiders to a 129.7-121.25 victory in Westhampton, Thursday.

“It was pretty exciting,” coach Lisa Anthony said of the victory.

Hetu scored 33.70 and Raffa scored 33.35 in the all-around.

Hetu was first on bars (8.4) and floor (8.8), and second on beam (7.9) and vault (8.6). Raffa was first on beam (8.3) and vault (8.9), and runner-up on floor (8.25).

Allie Johndrow gave Hampshire a second place on bars (8.2), while seventh grader Avery Tudryn was third on beam (7.6) in her first-ever competition.

Boys soccer

Amherst Regional 8, Pathfinder 0 — James Serhant had three goals as the Hurricanes cruised at home.

Michael Camara and Oliver Lewis-Horlitz each scored the first career varsity goal, while Carlson Rose, Marvin Duran and Matt Firrine added a goal apiece.

Connor Plankey (one save) and Owen Young combined for the shutout.

Monson 4, Granby 1 — Max Brown scored an unassisted goal and Patrick French made three saves for the visiting Rams (0-3).

Easthampton 11, Smith Vocational 0 — Carter Hebert (two assists) netted four goals, Anthony Soucy (two assists) had three and Tyler King chipped in with two as the Eagles cruised at Nonotuck Park.

Carter Daughdrill (goal) had three assists and Javier Simms scored once.

Jack Belcher-Timme (two assists) recorded his first career varsity point, while Gave Zellen had one helper. Griffin Foskitt and Gigi DeNucce-Simms combined for the shutout.

Louis Kollmeier made 12 saves for the Vikings.

Belchertown 8, Ware 1

Ethan Czaparowski (assist) scored three goals, while Andrew Cowles added two as the Orioles rolled on the road.

Joe Bianco and Dominic Mancuso each had one goal and one assist, while Aiden Torna scored once.

Jack Holt, Hunter LePage, Nathan Schiffer and Grayson Marques had one assist apiece.

Matt Tilton (one save) and Jacob Chaisson (two saves) split time in goal.

South Hadley 6, Palmer 1 — Max McCurdy (assist), Pat Levelle, Theo Abrams, Declan Joy, Matt McDermott and Ashton Sanford each scored a goal as the Tigers rolled. Jonas Clarke had an assist and Tyler Evans made two saves.

Westfield Tech 2, Gateway Regional 0 — Preston Coffee made seven saves, but the Gators fell in Westfield.

Girls soccer

Hampshire Regional 3, West Springfield 3 — Katelynn Dunn scored twice from Brie Salomao, who netted her own tally between the other two as the Raiders drew even on the road.

Emily Yan made eight saves for Hampshire.

Agawam 6, Northampton 0 — Caroline Riordon made 15 saves but the Blue Devils fell on the road.

Smith Vocational 3, PVCICS 1 — Ella Sherman scored twice and Madison Clark had two assists as the Vikings won on the road.

Ayla Mechachonis added the third goal, while Daelin Murdock and Neveah Stone shared time in net for the win.

Sarah Fardal scored unassisted and Ella Degrenier played in goal for the Dragons.

South Hadley 5, Pathfinder 0 — Five different players scored as the Tigers rolled on the road.

Siobhan McAllister had a goal and one assist, while Teagan Gawron, Lauren Marjanski, Anna Evans and Alina Stefoglo also scored.

Gianna Roy had two assists, while Paige Marjanski added one. Rylee Suchinez made three saves and Drew Alley stopped two in shared duty.

South Hadley 7, Granby 0 — On Wednesday, Paige Marjanski and Jaidan Luis each had two goals and one assist as the Tigers rolled at home under the lights.

Gawron and Lauren Marjanski each scored once with one helper. Evans netted one goal, while Kacie Levrault, Naloni Peters and Elyse Manzi had one assist apiece.

Suchinez made four saves and Alley had two in the shared shutout.

Justice Delaney made 17 saves for the Rams.

Girls volleyball

Amherst Regional 3, Agawam 0 — Amelia Beigel paced the offense with 25 assists, two kills and one ace as the Hurricanes swept 25-17, 25-21, 25-21 on the road.

Nicole Lambert added nine kills, 11 digs and four aces, while Skye Nolan had seven digs and three aces.

Easthampton 3, Paolo Fiere 0 — Brianna Santiago had three aces and six assists as the Eagles swept their way to a 25-9, 25-12, 25-18 win at home.

Meghan Teague added five kills, while Lanah Carson had three. Tessa Pond (five digs) finished with three aces, while Skylar Raskevitz (12 digs) had a pair.

Belchertown 3, Smith Vocational 2 — The Vikings took two of the first three sets, but the Orioles rallied for a 26-28, 25-19, 25-27, 25-15, 15-10 victory at home.

Allison Cote had 13 assists, while Paige Magner (six kills), Jenna Donovan (seven kills) and Kelsey Reardon (12 kills) each had five aces for Belchertown.

Jordan Dunham and Haleigh Pensivy (three kills, ace) each had four digs, while Yenaira Pazo and Jaycee Beaulieu each had two aces for the Vikings.

Field hockey

Frontier Regional 5, Pioneer Regional 2 — Emily DeMaio scored two goals, while Lila Roche (assist), Emily Plasse and Summer Sobieski all found the back of the net for the Red Hawks in South Deerfield.

Savannah Upton and Rebecca Wallace-West each had assists.

Ella Flanders recorded four saves for the win.

Boys cross country

Westfield Tech 28, Easthampton 29 — Leverett Horrigan (21:47), Jonah Slaghekke (21:54) and Gianni Soucy (22:31) finished second, third and fourth, respectively, but the Eagles were edged on the road.

Girls cross country

Easthampton 20, Westfield Tech 39 — Summer Collins was second in 26:03 and was the first of five straight Eagles as Easthampton won on the road.

Waverly Kane-Long (26:51), Marley Reardon (27:33), Amelia Hanke (27:47) and Lauren Counter (27:48) followed Collins.


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