H.S. Roundup: Marjanski scores twice as South Hadley blanks Hampshire

Staff Reports
Published: 9/22/2021 9:27:19 PM

Lauren Marjanski buried a pair of goals, and visiting South Hadley scored a 3-0 win over Hampshire Regional in a battle of Hampshire County girls soccer programs Wednesday night in Westhampton.

The Tigers led 2-0 at halftime, as Marjanski scored a pair of first-half goals with assists to Jordyn Balint and Maddie Soderbaum.

Balint made it 3-0 with a goal after intermission, this one coming thanks to an assist from Emma Sanford.

Drew Alley made 12 saves in net for South Hadley (5-2), while Hampshire keeper Delaney Cantwell turned away eight shots. The Raiders fell to 

Boys soccer

Smith Academy 6, Renaissance 0 — Four players recorded their first career varsity points, and host Smith Academy rolled to a 6-0 victory over Renaissance School in boys soccer action Wednesday in Hatfield.

“It was good for us to get some inexperienced players some varsity time,” offered Smith coach Jason Duncan, noting that Renaissance had just 10 players available.

The Falcons led 5-0 at halftime. Cameron Graves (goal), Cajun Benson (goal), Matthew Scagel (goal), Sam Stanton (goal) and Jack Brady (assist) all picked up their first varsity points. Riley Intrator (two assists) and Logan Graves also found the back of the net, while Cameron Zononi assisted on two goals and Will Dobson dished out one helper.

Smith Academy keeper Ryan Belina made one save to record the shutout.

Frontier 2, Easthampton 0 — Two goals from Devin Niles enabled the Redhawks to stay unbeaten via a 2-0 Moriarty League win Wednesday in Easthampton.

Tyler Dubreuil assisted on both of Niles’ goals, one coming in each half. Dylan Martin stopped the only shot he faced in the Frontier net.

Easthampton's Griffin Foskitt made five saves.

Smith Vocational 1, PVCICS 0 — Rosco Palmer netted the only goal of the game as the Vikings edged the Dragons in Hadley.

Smith Vocational goalie Race Drobiak made 10 saves for the clean sheet. PVCICS’ Gavin Gilburg and Abram Speek combined for nine saves in a solid effort between the pipes for  their squad.

South Hadley 1, Mahar 0 — Charlie Anischik's goal stood up as the game-winning tally, and the Tigers captured a tidy  1-0 win over Mahar in action Wednesday.

Ben Foley was credited with the assists on Anischik’s strike, while South  Hadley goa lie Tyler Evans stopped all three shots he faced in net.

Granby 9, Athol 1 — Liam Brown and Francisco Climent scored two goals apiece in the Rams’ convincing 9-1 win Wednesday night in Athol.

Max Brown, Ben Berger, Sam Weatherbee, Roman Bullock and Adam Flarherty also talled for Granby, which led 7-0 at halftime. Assists were credited to Colin Murdock, Patric French, Johnathan Santiago and Cody White.

Field hockey

Holyoke 4, Amherst 1 — Samantha Brennan wouldn’t be denied on Wednesday.

The Holyoke sniper netted all four of her team’s goals, as the Purple Knights got past Amherst, 4-1, in a County League contest at Roberts Field.

Holyoke led 2-1 at halftime before Brennan put two more home in the second half to secure the win. Molly O’Donnell assisted on two of her four tallies, while Knights keeper Izzy Murphy recorded six saves.

Amherst’s Gabi Mahoney notched an unassisted goal for her side. Goalie Mackenzie Schreyer made 11 saves on the afternoon.

Girls volleyball

Westborough 3, Frontier 0 — Taking on Central Mass. power Westborough, the Redhawks suffered a 25-22, 25-14, 25-19 loss on the road on Wednesday. 

Lilah Evans smacked five kills and five aces in the loss, with Jillian Apanell adding three kills. Sydney Scanlon dished 12 assists and Booke Davis scored three aces and came up with 14 digs in the losing effort. 

Southwick 3, Smith Vocational 0 — Heidelex Cordova and Yanibel Agosto combined to make 15 digs as the Vikings dropped a 25-17, 25-15, 25-17 decision for their first defeat of the season.

Jordan Dunham had two aces for Smith and Jaycee Beaulieu made five blocks.


Belchertown 19½, Amherst 4½ — Medalist honors went to Belchertown’s Reilly Breen, who shot 38 out of the No. 2 hole in the Orioles’ victory Wednesday at Amherst Golf Club.

Belchertown’s lineup was well balanced, with solid rounds from Brady Perkins (40), Ryan O’Neil (42), Henry Poissant (42), Ben Anderson (43) and Tyler McDonald (43).

 Amherst’s Chase Lashway shot a team-low 41 and took three points at No. 1. Ben Oates (44) and Nate Hawkins (46) combined for the rest of the Hurricanes scoring.

Hopkins 12½, Easthampton 11½ — Connor Asselin scored medalist honors for Hopkins Academy, and he won all four points in his match at No. 1 after shooting 41 to lift the Hawks in a match Wednesday at Holyoke Country Club.

Taylor Barry shot 47 for Hopkins and won 2½ points. 

Easthampton’s Mikey Thompson had his team’s low round of the day (45) and won 3½ points. Drew Thompson (49) and Tanner Kmetz (50) also contributed. 

Frontier 15½, Palmer 8½ — Wins in back to back days has the Redhawks feeling good, as the Nos. 4-6 players in the Frontier lineup combined for 11½ out of 12 possible points in Wednesday’s Suburban West victory over Palmer at Quaboag Country Club.

 Ryan Cetto took three points in his match at No. 2, firing Frontier’s low round of the day (41). Kevin Baumann shot 43 and won his match while Cam Skiffington (45) and Cade Allenby (46) swept all four points in their respective matches.

Ware 18½, Hampshire 5½ — Owen Lech won 3½ points for the Raiders with a round of 46 in their loss to Ware on Wednesday afternoon. 

Hampshire’s Brayden Fennessey notched a full point after shooting 43. Levi Zielinski shot 44 on the afternoon.

Northampton 23, Chicopee 1 — Reilly Fowles’ 37 was the low round of the day, while brother Galen Fowles shot 38 and the pair swept all eight combined points in their matches at Nos. 1 and 2 to lift the Blue Devils on Wednesday at Chicopee Country Club.

Northampton’s Evan Yurko carded a round of 40, while teammates Jack Mattison Gulotta (45), Camille Richmond (45) and Jack Carpenter (47) rounded out the lineup in the lopsided victory.

Girls cross country

PVCICS 16, Easthampton 58
PVCICS 22, McCann Tech 41
McCann Tech 20, Easthampton 35 —
 Sarah Fardal blitzed the field in the 3.1-mile course at Hampshire College, crossing first overall with a time of 22 minutes, 33 seconds as the Dragons swept a tri-meet Wednesday.

PVCICS’ Isla Salus was third in 27:20, Ada Nystrom was fourth in 27:35, Ava Crowley was sixth and Noa Rubinstein took ninth.

Boys cross country

PVCICS 18 Easthampton 62
PVCICS 22, McCann Tech 36
McCann Tech 20, Easthampton 37 —
Odin Moore continued to dominate early season competition, placing first overall by over two minutes with a time of 17:14 in the program’s first-ever home race Wednesday.

Kyan Frantz took second in 19:27, while teammates Gaius Turner (sixth, 22:16), Grafton Tolopko (seventh) and Nate Tuttle (ninth) all ran inside the top 10 for PVCICS.

Williston results

• Jack Haddad scored five goals while Jack Coscia and Adam Shatz had four apiece to lift the Williston Northampton boys water polo team past Westminster, 16-9, on Wednesday.

Kaden Green scored twice while goalie Getchell Gibbons made nine saves.

• Maeve Reynolds tallied a hat trick and Natalie Stott buried a pair in the Wildcat field hockey team’s 9-0 win over Miss Porter’s. Abby Booth made four saves in net.

• Kaitlyn Williams and Payton Bloedow played well in their first live action as Williston dropped a 3-0 decision to Hotchkiss in girls volleyball action Wednesday.

• Easthampton's Ayden Kokszka was among the goal scorers in the Wildcats’ 5-0 win over Cushing Academy on the boys soccer pitch.

Aaron González, Dan Tencic, Sotaro Wakabayashi and Wisdom Afrani also scored for Williston.


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