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Bulletin Board: KMP Shootout kicks of Country Club season



Recorder Staff
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Two tandems combined for a low-gross 69 as the Country Club of Greenfield got its tournament season off and running Saturday with the KMP Shootout.

The combos of Garrett Cousineau and Eric Adams and Nate Burdick and Jamie Crocker posted low-gross totals, while Crocker and Bob Betsold led three duos next in line with 71s. Burdick and Rob Haigh were in that group, along with Dave Kennedy and Jason Kelton.

Dan Young and Cliff Porter (64) were low, followed by a pack of tandems at 65. That included Betsold and Crocker, Mike Duclos and Mike Archer, Dave Perlmutter and Dan Young, John Stacy and Dan Gavin, as well as Stacy and Steve Lovett.

Preps

NMH athletics

Gaelin Kingston earned MVP honors with two scores, 21 assists and 15 steals, and the Northfield Mount Hermon School ultimate team took first place out of 12 teams at Saturday’s 20th Annual NMH Ultimate Tournament.

The Hoggers defeated Pioneer Valley Performing Arts, 13-1, Longmeadow High School, 11-6, Newton North, 9-7, Pioneer Valley Regional School (forfeit) and Montpellier, 13-2.

• In other NMH action Saturday, the boys’ volleyball team dropped a five-setter to Phillips Academy Andover, 25-14, 20-25, 25-19, 26-28, 23-21, to fall to 1-2 on the season.

• Elsewhere, the boys’ tennis team blanked The Berkshire School, 7-0, in a home match.

Deerfield Academy

Jack Bill recorded a hat trick, including the final two goals of regulation to force overtime, then notched the game-winner in the extra session to lift Deerfield Academy to a 10-9 win over rival Choate Rosemary Hall in a boys’ varsity lacrosse game Saturday.

The Big Green also picked up a win in girls’ lacrosse action, as seven different players tallied in a 16-8 victory over Choate.

Mary Edmonds registered five goals, Margaret Williams and Hannah Deringer had three goals apiece, Katherine Bowman scored twice, and Bailey Cheetham, Christina Halloran and Alli Norris all posted single markers.

• The strong day for DA continued Saturday, as the baseball team defeated NMH, 14-4, on the road, while the girls’ tennis team picked up a 5-4 win over Taft School. The golf team also defeated Phillips Exeter Academy, 7½-3½.

• In other action, boys tennis fell to Taft, 6-1, while the boys’ track team took second behind Andover and ahead of Taft in a tri-meet. The girls’ track team was third behind the two schools.

Colleges

UM lax buries Towson

Sophomore Jeff Trainor scored four times and the UMass men’s lacrosse team put in seven of the game’s final eight goals to down Towson, 8-4, at Garber Field in Amherst Saturday afternoon. The Minutemen improved to 8-4 overall and 3-0 in the Colonial Athletic Association with the win. Towson fell to 4-7 and 1-2 with the loss.

Jake Lisauskas added two goals while Chris Connolly and Billy Philpott scored once each. Four Minutemen provided one assist apiece in Buddy Carr, Connolly, Ben Spencer and Kevin Tobin.

Sean Sconone started in the cage and provided eight saves.

UMass makes its final regular-season road trip next as the Minutemen travel to Fairfield Saturday at Rafferty Stadium. First faceoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.

Softball sweeps Saint Louis

The University of Massachusetts softball team held Saint Louis without a run as they improved to 11-0 in Atlantic 10 play with a pair of victories over the Billikens Saturday afternoon at Sortino Field.

The Minutewomen (22-10 Overall, 11-0 Atlantic 10) racked up double-digit hits in both wins, marking the seventh time in eight home games that UMass has accomplished the feat while eight different batters recorded a base hit in the doubleheader.

Sunday’s series finale with the Billikens was cancelled due to weather. UMass is back in action Wednesday when it hosts Boston College at 4.

Basketball

Top Notch registrations

Now in its 12th year of operation, Top Notch Basketball Camp is open to athletes ages 7-13. Camps are held at Frontier Regional High School and directed by Ben Barshefsky, Frontier boys’ basketball coach. The camp dates are as follows:

• July 16-20: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

• July 23-27: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

For more information or to register, please contact Coach Barshefsky at bbarshefsky@hotmail.com