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Bulletin Board: It’s unbeaten BTU vs. Travel Kuz for touch-football title



Recorder Staff
Monday, November 13, 2017

Three touchdown passes from Pat Viencek enabled Between the Uprights to blank Sirum, 18-0, Sunday at Green River Park and advance to the Super Bowl of the Greenfield Men’s Touch Football League.

Undefeated and top-seeded BTU opened the scoring with a 13-yard touchdown pass from Viencek to Jake MacLeay. Viencek also threw TD passes to Tom Field and Jake Field.

Casey Blanchard, Austin Watroba and Alex Bourassa had BTU interceptions.

Jesse Phelps, coming back from an injury, kept Sirum in the game, finding Chris Hart and Chucky St. Hillaire for passes, but was denied by the league-leading BTU defense. St. Hillaire, Alex Pirozkov and Ben Sirum recorded sacks for Sirum.

BTU will play No. 2 Travel Kuz in the Super Bowl this Sunday at 10 a.m., as Travel Kuz also won via an 18-0 final in its semifinal contest against No. 3 Rocketfusion.com.

Adam Bastarache catapulted Kuz to victory with a 68-yard punt return touchdown. Quarterback Jon Hall took over from there, connecting with Shane Andrews and Abe Klein for touchdowns.

Fusion quarterback Nick Aldrich was pressured all day, but did hook up with Jordan Markham and Tyson Dowdy for key passes, keeping them in the game. Seth Dellert and Evan Rice had good games on the line for Fusion.

Youth hockey

Squirts

Caedmon Leblanc scored four goals and assisted on another, leading the FCHA Squirt White team to a 7-5 win over Amherst in a Greater Springfield League hockey team Sunday at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield.

Shawn Baumann notched a pair of goals in the win for FCHA, while Jack Laurie added one goal and one assist. Braeden Talbot registered an assist as well, while goaltender Austin Drowski made eight saves with Cordelia Rhodes playing well defensively.

Bantams

The Dillons Chevrolet Warriors kicked off the weekend with a 7-2 win over Westfield on Saturday at Amelia Park in Westfield, as Haughey notched a hat trick.

Lenois, Provencal, Jake Croteau and Billy Woodall all found the back of the net in the win, while Croteau had three assists and Tompkins added two helpers. RJ Grondin, Lenois, Provencal and Woodall finished with single assists.

Bordeaux and Parkinson had 18 saves in the win, while the defensive unit was paced by Dylan Mahar and Aydyn Clayton.

FCHA Vipers

Goals from Matt Lavoine, Chris Phelps and Hunter Smith helped the Gilmore & Farrell FCHA Vipers to a 3-3 tie with Keene in a GSL PeeWee North Division game Sunday at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield.

Will Cowie made 29 saves to preserve the tie, while Will Petrin and Eathon Bryant added assists. Jayson Smith, Brodie Gagne, Braeden Killeen and Dylan Archer played well on defense.

• In Saturday action, the Vipers dropped a 7-2 decision to Ludlow at Smead Arena in Springfield.

Smith scored both goals while Cowie recorded 25 saves.

FCHA Mites

Chase Zraunig powered in five goals and notched four assists to help FCHA to a 14-2 win over Ludlow in a GSL Mite Division game Saturday at Smead Arena in Springfield.

Nico Siano scored a team-high six goals in the win, while Desmond Drake had two goals and Hayden Aurdrey had a goal and two assists. Asa Bouchard tossed in a pair of assists, as did Carter Schloat. Goaltender Jay McGinnis made 33 saves in the victory.

• Elsewhere, Vinny Grima scored four goals and the FCHA Mite Bears picked up a 10-7 win over Holy Name Green at Collins-Moylan Arena Saturday.

Colin Galli found the back of the net twice for FCHA, while Mylena Prunier also buried a pair of goals. Bryce Zraunig and Patrick McCarthy had one goal apiece.

Grace Laurie made 14 saves in net, with the defensive trio of Charlie Knight, Ryan Capen and Max Caron aiding the cause.

Golf

PGA Pro-Pro

Country Club of Greenfield head golf professional Kevin Piecuch and his partner Rick Fluery finished tied for third place with a score of 68 at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., in the Connecticut Section PGA Del Kinney Pro-Pro Championship Monday.

The Del Kinney Pro-Pro is the final event of the season for the Connecticut PGA section and had a field of 90 professionals.

Preps

Deerfield Academy

It was quite a close to the season for the Deerfield Academy girls’ soccer team.

The Big Green capped its season with an impressive victory, knocking off Choate Rosemary Hall, 4-3, Saturday in Deerfield.

After an 0-9-4 record to open the year, DA closed strong by winning its final two games against Choate and Wilbraham Monson Academy.

The boys’ soccer team also knocked off Choate, picking up a 4-2 win on Saturday. The field hockey team blanked Choate, 4-0.

Choate picked up wins over the Big Green in football (28-7) and volleyball (3-0).

The DA girls’ cross country team captured first place at the New England Championships in Conn., while the boys’ team nabbed seventh place.