Bulletin Board: Petrin Game scheduled
The 22nd annual David M. Petrin Memorial GHS Alumni Hockey Game will be played on Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield.
All alumni who have played at least one year of varsity hockey and graduated from Greenfield High School are eligible to participate. The first 15 skaters and three goaltenders will be taken.
Admission for the game are $6 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. All proceeds go to the David M. Petrin Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Those interested in making a donation to the scholarship fund can contact any member of the Petrin family.
Prospective players should call Larry Petrin at 773-9250 and leave their name, phone number and year of graduation. The alumni team will play the GHS varsity.
Mike Menard and Brendan Emond each dropped in 9 points as Pioneer Regional School beat Greenfield Middle School, 48-44, at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield Wednesday afternoon.
Kaleb Brown had a solid an all-around effort for the Panthers as well.
Nate Haselton led the way for GMS, pouring in 14 points. Max Charest also contributed 11 points for the Wave.
GMS girls victorious
Greenfield Middle School’s Kylee Monkiewicz led all scorers with 7 points as GMS beat Pioneer, 24-16, in a girls basketball contest Wednesday afternoon in Northfield.
Rosemary Ilang recorded a double-double, scoring 15 points and pulling down 15 boards as Stonleigh-Burnham School defeated Wilbraham and Monson Academy, 45-29, in girls’ prep school basketball action Wednesday afternoon in Greenfield.
Jane Bell added 8 points and eight assists. Ieva Josponyte and Kezzy Wingate each dropped in 7 points for the Owls.
• Elsewhere, New Hampton School nearly pulled off a comeback from 21 points down but Northfield Mount Hermon School held on for a 61-58 win.
Tayler White hit a pair of free throws in the final seconds to secure the win and finished with 11 points for NMH (8-3), whlie Vanessa Udoji scored a game-high 25 points.
• In boys’ action Wednesday, Northfield Mount Hermon School beat Worcester Academy, 94-85, in what was the Hoggers’ first home game since its season opener November 20th.
NMH (11-2) began the game on an 11-0 run, but WA (7-7) fought back and the score was tied at 37 at the half.
NMH took back control in the third quarter, and played with a double digit lead for most of the second half. WA would not go quietly, hitting on 16 3-balls on the day, but NMH pulled away in the fourth quarter to secure the victory.
Aaron Falzon recorded a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Josh Sharma added 17 points and 18 rebounds for the Hoggers.
Peter Owen-Hayward knocked in the decisive goal midway through the third period as NMH overcame a 2-0 first-period deficit to beat Avon Old farms school, 3-2, Wednesday afternoon at McCollum Arena in Gill.
The Hoggers (12-5-1) tied things up in the second with goals by Ben freeman and Matt Greenwood, setting the stage for Owen-Hayward in the final frame. NMH netminder Conor O’Brien stifled 31 of 33 AOF shots to get the win in net.
Elisabeth Grondin finished with a combined time of 71.80 seconds in two slalom races to win the girls’ individual title during the Mt. Institute Ski League race at Berkshire East on Wednesday.
Grondin’s first-place time helped NMH to a first-place finish overall in the girls’ seven-team event with 249 points. Tory Dobbin came in second overall for the Hoggers’ with a time of 74.71. Teammate Camila Goclowski took fourth overall in 78.01.
Deerfield Academy came in second overall as a team with 223 points, led by Alaina Chen with a third-place time of 77.37.
Mohawk Trail Regional High School came in fifth with 178 points. Stoneleigh-Burnham took seventh with 45 points.
• On the boys’ side, Zach Mooney crushed the field with a time of 62.83 in two slalom runs to finish first place overall and help his Eaglebrook School team to a third-place finish in the six-team boys’ field.
Madison Baker was the second-fastest skier, finishing over four second back of Mooney in 67.27 seconds to help Deerfield Academy to a first-place score of 333. Sam Armstrong finished fourth for the Big Green in 69.02, Henry Sanford took fifth in 70.14, Jean-Pierre Torras came in seventh in 72.19, and Hunter Quigg placed ninth in 73.62.
NMH came in second overall with 308 points, led by Nick Bertrand, who took third overall in 67.54. Zach Leeds placed sixth for the Hoggers in 70.50, and Pablo Borra Paley placed 10th in 73.99.
Mohawk came in fourth as a team with 259 points.
Worcester State University senior Dane Jobst was named the Co-Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference and Worcester Area County Basketball Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week as he helped the Lancers to a record of 1-1 last week.
Jobst finished with 19 points and 18 rebounds in a 72-70 win over Fisher College, and then netted 24 points to go with 16 boards in a 83-77 loss to Massachusett College of Liberal Arts.
Jobst leads the MASCAC in points (286), rebounds (158) and rebounds per game (12.2) this season, and sits second in points per game at 18.2. He also ranks eighth in free throw percentage (.714) and 14th in field goal percentage (.425).