High schools: South Hadley field hockey holds on; Frontier boys soccer in scoreless draw

  • Frontier’s Benjamin Morse clears the ball downfield against Pope Francis in the second half Tuesday night in South Deerfield. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

  • Frontier’s Gates Tuttle, right, carries the ball contested by Pope Francis defender Bryant Kenney in the second half Tuesday night in South Deerfield. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

  • Frontier’s Connor Waitkus vies for a 50-50 ball against Pope Francis in the second half Tuesday night in South Deerfield. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

  • Frontier’s Samuel Felton-Emrick (15) contends for a cross against Pope Francis defender Andrew Mason (9) in the second half Tuesday night in South Deerfield. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

  • Frontier’s Samuel Felton-Emrick throws the ball in against Pope Francis in the second half Tuesday night in South Deerfield. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

  • Frontier’s Gates Tuttle (5) breaks downfield against Pope Francis in the second half Tuesday night in South Deerfield. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

Published: 10/8/2019 10:50:01 PM

Corryn Moroney scored the game-winner with four minutes left, and the South Hadley field hockey team beat West Springfield, 4-3, at home Tuesday.

Moroney finished a pass from her sister Gabi, who had two assists and a goal.

Gabi Moroney put South Hadley (6-4) ahead 3-1 in the second half, then the Terriers scored twice to tie the game with six minutes left.

The Tigers led 2-1 at halftime.

Molly Menard and Bella Yee also found the net, while Meghan Carey and Bri Foley added an assist each.

Maddie Foley made two saves.

Mahar 2, Holyoke 1 — Alexsadie Rivera found the net in the second half for the Purple Knights (3-7-2).

Cheyenne Dunn had 14 saves.

Boys soccer

Holyoke 2, Monson 2 — Darius Rojas-Castillo helped clinch a point for the visiting Purple Knights with a goal in the 62nd minute.

Adam Stevenson converted a penalty in the 15th minute that put Holyoke (2-5-2) ahead 1-0. Monson scored two unanswered to take the lead.

Adam Pellerin saved 10 shots for the Purple Knights.

Pioneer Regional 1, Smith Academy 0 — Ryan Belina made four saves for the Falcons but the Panthers scored nine minutes in to beat Smith Academy (5-4-3, 4-3-2 McGrath).

The Falcons created chances throughout the game but couldn’t penetrate the Panthers’ packed-in defense.

Belchertown 1, Ludlow 1 — Ethan Czaporowski scored the opener in the first half, and the Orioles tied the defending Division 1 state champions on the road.

Nate Schiffer had the assist for Belchertown (4-3-3).

Tony Martel saved four shots.

Hampshire Regional 1, Chicopee Comp 0 — Alex Pallante netted a second-half winner with an assist from Grady Fern for the Raiders.

Colin Boyle stopped five shots for Hampshire (7-7-2).

Frontier Regional 0, Pope Francis 0 — Nick Jarvis made five saves for the Red Hawks (4-5-2).

Girls soccer

Greenfield 2, Smith Academy 1 — Story Goldman gave the Falcons a 1-0 lead with an assist from Erin Gilrein in the 46th minute, but the Green Wave rallied in Hatfield.

Claire Bennett finished with 10 saves and eighth grader Meghan Bell played well in her varsity debut at midfield for Smith Academy (5-4-2).

The Wave tied the game on an own goal in the 52nd minute and took the lead in the 76th.

Easthampton 4, Athol 0 — Celi Sumba scored and added an assist, as the Eagles won at home.

Abby McClaflin, Katie Geertsma and Frances Powers also found the net for Easthampton (4-4-3, 2-3-3 Pioneer North).

Abby Coleman kept a clean sheet with three saves.

Gateway Regional 3, Hopkins Academy 0 — Rebecca Hyjek, Hannah Coffey and Ava Auclair each scored a goal to lead the Gators (9-1-1, 5-1-1 Pioneer North).

Hyjek scored on a penalty kick three minutes into the game. Coffey scored with a free kick from 35 yards out later in the first half. Auclair scored unassisted with three minutes left in the first half. Donna Viel had three saves for Gateway.

Allison Kowal-Safron had nine saves for Hopkins Academy.

“Hopkins played tough in the second half,” Gateway coach Steve Estelle said. “We had the best of it, but they played well. Our defense played well today, Charlotte Kazalski, Nina Iglesias, Brynja Miltimore and Coffey. They did a great job of switching and played well throughout.”

South Hadley 4, Renaissance 0 — Four Tigers found the net in a home win.

Paige Marjanski, Reese Carey, Lindsy Marjanski and Anna Evans scored a goal each. Maddie Doolittle, Kacie Levrault and Molly Goshea each had an assist for South Hadley (12-0).

Riley Suchenicz had two saves, and Bridget Sears stopped one shot in a clean sheet.

Southwick 1, Amherst Regional 0 — Allison Brau made 15 saves for Amherst (1-7-1).

Belchertown 2, West Springfield 2 — Avery Klingensmith found the net twice for the Orioles.

Ally Tatro assisted one of the goals.

The Terriers took a 1-0 lead, then Klingensmith struck twice to put Belchertown (6-6-1, 0-4-1 Coombs) up.

West Springfield scored the equalizer with 2 minutes left after the ball bounced around across multiple bodies in the box on a wet, slick field.

Julia Jimenez saved 11 shots for Belchertown.

Smith Vocational 6, Franklin Tech 0 — Morgan Roberts and Emily Cortis scored two goals and added an assist each in a road rout.

Emily Bryant also found the net, while Emiliegh Pause added an assist for the Vikings (3-8, 3-6 Pioneer South).

Nevaeh Stone saved two shots to keep a clean sheet.

Ware 4, Frontier Regional 2 — Cambrie Hamilton and Makayla Santos found the net in a road loss for the Red Hawks (6-3-1). Victoria Speth and Caludia Rajbali added an assist each.

Siomara Green stopped 13 shots.

Girls volleyball

Smith Vocational 3, Hampden Charter 0 — Jordan Dunham had four kills and an assist in a 25-22, 25-16, 25-15 win.

Haleigh Pensivy added three kills, two assists and two aces. Amber Pensivy (ace) distributed three assists for the Vikings (3-10). Sarah Paradee served three aces. Hannah Yilmaz added two aces and two kills.

Aisha Osorio pulled up two digs.




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