Frontier sweeps doubles for boys tennis win over St. Mary’s

It came down to doubles in the boys tennis match between Frontier Regional and St. Mary’s on Tuesday.

The Saints won two of the three singles matches but the Redhawks were able to win both doubles matches to come up with a 3-2 victory in South Deerfield.

Jacob Han and Oliver Brown earned a 6-3, 1-6, 6-1 thriller at No. 1 doubles while Donovan Vichi and Benjamin Desmond won No. 2 doubles 6-0, 6-3 for Frontier.

Robert Fuqua had the lone singles win for the Redhawks, crusing to a 6-0, 6-0 win in No. 3 singles.

Longmeadow 4, Amherst 1 – Josh Kellogg and Ben Oates picked up another win at No. 2 doubles for the Hurricanes, as the duo captured Amherst’s only point of the afternoon on Tuesday.

They were 2-6, 6-3, 10-5 winner over the Lancers.

East Longmeadow 4, Northampton 1 – Ethan Metz scored the Devils’ lone point at No. 2 singles, where he captured a 6-4, 3-6, 10-2 victory.

PVCICS 5, Westfield 0 – PVCICS defeated Westfield on the road to stay perfect, improving its record to 10-0.

No. 1 singles Hugo Shinn (6-1, 6-1) and No. 2 singles James Scott (6-0, 6-1) both won their matches easily, as did the No. 1 doubles team Teddy Scott and Clayton English (6-0, 6-0).

The No. 2 doubles match between PVCICS ‘Gabe Loinaz and Simon Speek and Westfield’s Mikolaj Janusz and Wunnyuriti Ziblim went down to the wire. Loinaz and Speek won the first set 6-4, dropped the second 7-6 (7-3), and won a 10-point tiebreaker 10-8 to secure the win.

PVCICS won No. 3 singles due to forfeit.

Belchertown 5, South Hadley 0; Belchertown 5, Quaboag 0 – Thomas Vinagre toughed out a 7-5, 6-3 win over Brandon Allen at No. 1 singles to lead the Orioles past Quaboag and in a doubleheader sweep.

Trevor Weiss bested Evan Long at No. 2 singles 6-2, 6-2.

At No. 3 singles, Michael Alves swept Camden Olivio 6-0, 6-0.

Belchertown’s No. 2 doubles team of Chris Adzima and Jacob Chaisson won in straight sets 6-0, 6-0 against Alex Hayes and Devon Hyrley.

The Orioles No. 1 pair of Kiernan Corish and Carson Boscher prevailed 6-1, 6-0 over Owen Allen and Forrest Dezfoli.

Baseball

Westfield Tech 8, Belchertown 7 – The Orioles led 7-2 after four innings, but the visiting Tigers put up four runs in the fifth and two more in the sixth to rally for the independent win.

Belchertown outhit Westfield 11-9, with Eli Sayball-Wimmer registering three hits and two RBIs. Joey Mankowsky and Tim Mitus added two hits and two RBIs apiece.

Hopkins 2, Greenfield 1 – It was a pitcher’s duel be tween Greenfield’s TJ Thibeault and Hopkins ace Andrew Ciaglo at Vets Field in Greenfield on Tuesday night.

Hopkins scored a pair in the first inning off a two-run single from Cooper Beckwith and that proved to be the difference, with the Golden Hawks earning 2-1 in a Suburban League West contest.

Ciaglo struck out eight on the mound in the win, with Cody West, Patrick Fitzgibbons and Alex West adding base hits for Hopkins.

Softball

Hampshire 16, West Springfield 4 (5) – The Raiders continued to swing a hot bat, as Hailey Wodecki’s three-hit day propelled the visitors past West Side on Tuesday. She scored twice, doubled and drove in four runs.

Teresa Saltis (two runs) and Hannah Wodecki (three runs) had two hits apiece for Hampshire, and Joss Mettey struck out five in five innings of work to pick up the victory.

Easthampton 15, Northampton 2 – Easthampton stormed out to an 13-0 lead after two and a half innings and soared to victory on Tuesday.

Lauren Morse homered and drove in two runs for the Eagles, while Jess Cloutier smacked three hits. Ana Growhowski, McKenzie McCarthy and Christine Raymond registered two hits apiece in the win.

Morse tossed three innings in the circle with one strikeout while Rosie Follet pitched two innings for Easthampton with six K’s.

Ella Pelis doubled and drove in two runs for Northampton. Kaliya Valentin recorded six strikeouts in the circle.

Mount Greylock 15, Frontier 8 – Despite a two-run homer from Delaney Fifield in the first, the Redhawks couldn’t stave off Mount Greylock’s bats on Tuesday. After a scoreless three innings, the Mounties scored eight runs in the bottom of the fourth and kept the bats swinging for the rest of the game.

Fifield finished the game with two hits, two RBIs and two runs. Sophia Pinardi also recorded two hits and two runs along with an RBI. Sophia Pinardi had a single and double for Frontier.

Pitcher Ashley Taylor threw five innings, striking out two and allowing 11 hits.

Smith Academy 9, Mohawk Trail 1 – Amanda Novak recorded 12 strikeouts in the circle, and the Falcons rolled on the strength of a hot start on Tuesday.

Smith Academy scored four runs in the first inning and put two more on the board in the second.

Caitlin Graves was 3-for-4 to guide the offensive attack.

Franklin Tech 7, Hopkins 2 – The Golden Hawks led 2-0 in the third inning but the Eagles rallied with a four-run bottom of the fifth sealing the deal in Turners Falls.

Girls lacrosse

South Hadley 9, Wahconah 8 – Up by a goal and with two minutes to go, the Warriors won a draw control and got a shot off in an attempt to tie the game late, but South Hadley keeper Evelyn Gingras made a game-saving stop to secure the win for the Tigers .

Meg Carey (2G, 1A) and Ella Marion (2G, 1A) led the scoring for South Hadley, along with Margaret Watkins (2G), Gabi Moroney (1G, 1A), Olivia Marion (1G) and Raquel Losty (1G). Gingras finished with nine saves.

Hampshire 13, Chicopee 2 – Sam Moran put in two goals and two assists to help the Raiders win at home.

Hampshire’s Skylar Duda (two ground balls, four draw controls) and Summer Duda (six forced turnovers, three ground balls) each netted a hat trick. Ryleigh Fennessey scored twice for Hampshire, while Emma Archamabult, Dana Warren (assist) and Reese O’Connell each found the net once. Reagan Mott and Mary Thibault each contributed an assist for the Raiders. Hampshire goalie Abby Hennessy sopped five shots.

Boys volleyball

West Springfield 3, Belchertown 0 – Connor White put down six kills and Gabriel Ibeliko added five in the Orioles’ loss on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-7, 27-25, 25-8.

Girls Ultimate

Four Rivers 13, Northampton 9 – Northampton’s Nola Busansky scored five goals and Meghan O’Connor dished out three assists, but their team fell just short against Four Rivers.

Olive Polson-Filas added two goals and two assists, Maya Lieberman-Bachman and Maeve Dunkerly tossed two assists and Ava Madden finished with a D in the loss.

Youth softball

Southampton 18, Northampton 9 – Greta Lepore struck out eight and finished with two hits and two runs for Northampton. Gina Van Stee scored twice and Ella Dunphy picked up a hit and two runs in the loss.

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