Diman baseball stays hot, Durfee tennis wins again

CANTON – The win streak continues for the Diman baseball team.

The Bengals won their ninth straight game on Thursday, defeating league opponent Blue Hills on the road, 8-3, at Blue Hills Regional Technical School.

Jacob Furtado pitched four innings to earn the win for Diman (9-0). He allowed two runs on three hits in four innings of work. Furtado also collected three hits and drove in two runs at the plate.

Levi Russell pitched three innings of relief.

Samuel Perry also had three hits, scored a pair of runs and had two stolen bases. Colby Tetrault finished with a pair of hits and played a solid game at third base.

The Bengals scored six runs in the first inning.

Diman travels to Fairhaven on Tuesday.


Diman 19, Blue Hills 6

The Bengals erupted for 14 runs in the first inning and went on to beat league opponent Blue Hills in a mercy-rule contest.

Emma Medeiros picked up the win in the circle for Diman (7-3; 3-1 in Mayflower Large), scattering five hits while striking out five. She also had a double, a stolen base and an RBI at the plate.

Diman softball player Emma Medeiros.

Alexis St. Pierre had a big day at the plate with three hits and six RBI. Julia Gardner went 3-for-3 with a stolen base and two RBI. Abbey Macedo also finished with three hits, including a home run and four RBI.

Jenna Medeiros capped the scoring with a pair of hits and three RBI.

The Bengals host West Bridgewater on Monday.


Durfee 5, Bridgewater-Raynham 0

The Hilltoppers won their sixth in a row, sweeping five straight matches from league opponent Bridgewater-Raynham.

Jorge Beltran rallied from a 5-2 deficit and won his match at first singles, 7-5, 6-1.

Beltran Jorge

Chris Panchley win in straight sets at second singles, 6-0, 6-4. Will Rumsey won at third singles, 6-2, 6-2. At first doubles, Jack Fitzgerald and Murali Mahaseth won a pro-set match once match was decided, 8-1. Jesse Tamba and Collin Fleet won easily at second doubles, 6-0 6-0.

The Hilltoppers (6-1; 2-0 in SEC) travel to Westport on Friday.

Somerset Berkley 3, Dighton-Rehoboth 2

The Raiders won a road match against league opponent Dighton-Rehoboth.

Joseph Ramos II

Joseph Ramos (6-2, 6-2), Tyler Barros (6-4, 6-2) and Zach Costa (6-0, 6-2) each swept their singles matches for SB.

Old Rochester 5, Case 0

The Cardinals dropped five matches against league opponent Old Rochester.

Case’s first doubles team of Adam Podesky and Jacob Surrell lost in a close three-set match. Caden Capaldo lost his first singles match of the season, 4-6, 4-6.

The Cardinals (2-5) travel to Dighton-Rehoboth on Tuesday.


Bridgewater-Raynham 4, Durfee 1

The Hilltoppers lost a home match against Bridgewater-Raynham.

Freshmen Liv Rumsey won her fifth match of the season for Durfee (3-4) at second singles. First doubles team of Brooke Tabicas and Sydnie Duong lost a tough three-set match, 7-5, 3-6, 2-6.

Rumsey Olivia

The HIlltoppers host Westport on Friday.

Dighton-Rehoboth 3, Somerset Berkley 2

The Raiders lost a close five-set match with Dighton-Rehoboth.

Freshman Kori Tickel staged a big comeback for SBR (3-5) at third singles, winning 1-6 6-3 6-4. The second doubles team of Abbie O’Brien and Ava Aguiar posted a dominating 6-2, 6-1 win.

The Raiders host Diman on Friday.

Old Rochester 5, Joseph Case 0

The Cardinals dropped five matches against league opponent Old Rochester.

Case (0-7) will face Dighton Rehoboth on Tuesday.


Diman 84, Blue Hills 52

Diman 107, South Shore 9

The Bengals remain unbeaten on the season after sweeping a dual meet against Blue Hills and South Shore.

Jacob Chouinard won the 400 hurdles (60.9), triple jump (39 ’11 “) and the long jump (18.6) for Diman (5-0).

Diman's Jacob Chouinard hold up his 7th place medal at the MIAA Division IV Indoor Track and Field championship at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.

Double winners were Jacob Monte in the 110 hurdles (16.6) and javelin (112 ‘5 ”), Will Ferreira (mile and 2mile) and Jayden Massey (shot put and discus). Josh Ramos won the high jump.

“Great all around effort in windy conditions,” Bengals head coach Tom Librera said. “Pleased with effort especially our seniors who were running their last home meet.”

The Diman boys never lost a meet on their home track over the past four years.

The Bengals compete at the Division 4 relays at Pembroke Sunday.


Diman 78, Blue Hills 58

Diman 119, South Shore 5

The Bengals swept their final home meet of the season against Blue Hills and South Shore.

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