Northampton field hockey ties Westfield

Published: 10/12/2020 7:43:36 PM
Modified: 10/12/2020 7:43:23 PM

Kendyll Wing scored a goal and added an assist as the Northampton field hockey team tied Westfield, 2-2, on the road Monday.

Kate Sullivan also scored, while Shea Crowther had one assist for the Blue Devils (1-1-1).

Ella Moreau (14 saves) and Mavis Rudof (two saves) shared time in goal for Hamp.

Girls soccer

West Springfield 5, Northampton 0 — The visiting Terriers scored three goals by halftime en route to the win.

Freshman goalkeeper Caroline Riordon made nine saves, while outside back Kaiah Gregory played well for the Blue Devils (0-3).


The Country Club of Greenfield and head pro Kevin Piecuch will host the Western Mass Invitational tournament on Oct. 24.

The event is open to western Mass. high school golfers only (all divisions). Prizes will be awarded based on the division in which the player is from (Division 1, 2 and 3). The event is free with tee times starting around 10 a.m. School or coach representation is not needed on the day of the event.

Players with a 40.0 scoring average or better this fall are eligible. Coaches need to submit player’s name, email address and phone number to Piecuch (email: so invitations can be sent by Oct. 17.

Local softball

Valley Storm 14U — The Storm swept a Columbus Day doubleheader against the 14U Western MA Warriors, winning 5-4 and 17-5.

Bri Lynch struck out seven in the compete-game victory in Game 1.

Amelia Pierce (RBI) and Lynch each had a hit.

Lilly Ross struck out one and allowed no earned runs in the complete-game win in Game 2.

Hannah Gilbert (double, RBI) and Delaney Fifield (RBI) each had two hits. Skyler Steele (triple, RBI), Lillian Day (double) and Pierce (three RBIs) each had one hit. Margarette Howland, Maggie Potter and Lynch all had an RBI.

The Storm went 2-1 over the weekend, opening with a 24-5, 5-inning victory over the 14U Westfield Batters’ Box Renegades on Saturday.

Lynch struck out 10 over four innings for the win. Gilbert pitched a perfect inning of relief with three strikeouts.

Howland (double, homer, four RBIs), Anna Bucala (double, two RBIs) and Potter (double, RBI) each had three hits.

Gilbert (triple, two RBIs) had two hits, while Kylee Gamache (double) and Fifield (hit) each had two RBIs.

Lynch (hit) added three RBIs, while Steele and Day each had a hit and an RBI.

The Storm split a doubleheader against the 16U Western MA Heat on Sunday.

Valley won the first game 14-7. Lynch struck out four over six innings for the win.

Bucala (two RBIs), Potter and Day each had two hits.

Steele (double, two RBIs), Howland (RBI), Lynch (double), Pierce, Fifield and Gilbert each had a hit.

The Storm lost the second game 6-3.

Cassie Dunham struck out four batters in 5⅔ innings.

Potter had two hits, while Steele (double, RBI), Pierce (double), Lilly Ross, Lynch, Gamache and Dunham each had a hit.

UMass forum

Former UMass women’s lacrosse captain and current Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins will join UMass Hall of Famer and 1996 Naismith National Player of the Year Marcus Camby, 2020 Calder Trophy winner Cale Makar and Basketball Hall of Famer Julius Erving as a panelist during Flagship Forum on Oct. 23.

Registration for the event, featuring four of the best athletes to ever play for UMass, is open and free. Space is limited. Register at

Flagship Forum will be held virtually at 7 p.m. as part of UMass Amherst Homecoming 2020 @HOME. The event will include a live question and answer session with the panelists.

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