Bulletin Board: Williams is Bertelli winner
A number of local football players were named to the All-Scholastic teams during the 52nd annual football awards banquet hosted by the WMass Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame at the Student Union on the campus of UMass.
The Angelo Bertelli Award, given to the region’s most outstanding high school football player, was awarded to Cody Williams from Central High School after the quarterback completed 28 touchdown passes and threw for 2,200 yards. Williams will attend Monmouth College in New Jersey this fall.
Although no local football players picked up any of the major awards, players from the area were named to the All-Scholastic teams. Here’s a look at each (position in parenthesis):
Division V team
Athol — Jerry Parker (utility), Andrew Poor (WR).
Frontier — Matt Ackerman (LB), Tim Hoar (DB).
Mahar — Logan Barrett (QB), Aaron Briggs (OL), Drew Patria (TE), Troix Adams (LB), Jake Paul (DE).
Division VI team
Franklin Tech — Caleb Baronoski (LB), Kyle Laffey (RB), Kyle Johnson (DB), Clint Patenoude (LB), Drew Stebbins (DB).
Greenfield — Lew Borden (WR), Garrett Hudson (DB).
Mohawk — Javius Johnson (OL), Stephen Reynolds (RB), Billy Gray (DB), Jake Orzechowski (DL), Leroy Page (LB).
Pioneer — Jake Hale (WR), Cole Tognarelli (QB), Lukas Rathbun (LB).
Turners Falls — Trent Bourbeau (RB), Tyler Charboneau (OL), Jalen Sanders (WR), Malcolm Smith (QB) and Brody Markol (LB).
Duclos wins debut
Greenfield native Mike Duclos won his first collegiate start Sunday by striking out six over six inning to pitch Worcester Polytechnic Institute to a 11-0 win over Emerson College in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference baseball game in Worcester.
Duclos, a WPI freshman, combined with three other pitchers for the Engineers’ (14-7 overall) first shutout of the year. The tall righty had appeared in four other games this season, all in relief, and pitched a total of 5 1/3 in nings, allowing three earned runs while striking out eight and walking two. He now has a 2.38 earned run average on the season.
Pielock ends career
Deerfield’s Julia Pielock capped off her collegiate swimming career with a sixth-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships and was named a First-Team All-American in the event.
Pielock was named to the New England Small College Athletic Conference All-Academic team on Monday.
Tigers at Jelly Bean
The Greenfield YMCA Tumbling Tigers participated at the Jumpin’ Jelly Bean Invitational Saturday in Westfield against six other teams.
In Level 2, Samantha Scanlon came in second all-around (35.75) in the Age 10 division after winning the beam (9.0) and vault (9.05), placing second on the floor (9.3) and third on the bars. Renee Reed placed third on the beam in the division. In the 8-year-old division, Sydney Scanlon and Olivia Vassar tied for third on the vault. In Age 9A, Eleanor Herbert placed second on the bars (8.8) and third on the vault, while in the 9B division, Aneesa Brewer came in third on the beam.
In Level 1, Hannah Phillips placed second all-around (36.5) in the Age 6 division after placing second on the beam (9.0), bars (9.2) and floor (9.4), and taking third on the vault.
The EDGE Basketball Club traveled to the Run and Gun Challenge in Hampton, N.H., Saturday with four teams, and the quartet played two games apiece, posting a 7-1 record combined.
The seventh-grade team went 2-0 with wins over the South Boston Tigers (44-40) and the East Boston Bombers (41-37). Garrett Cote averaged 11 points per game, Tyler Hastings averaged 10.5, and Blake Dobosz averaged 9.5.
The eighth-grade team finished 1-1 with a win over Wolfeboro Warriors (49-33) and a 55-40 loss to the New England Warriors. Mike Menard finished with 22 points in the two games. Justin Hubbard scored 20.
The ninth-grade team went 2-0 with wins coming over the Lebanon Longhorns (63-52) and the Middlesex Hawks (59-49). Tyler Martin led the way with 37 points scored. Hunter Cote netted 27 points while both Eric Blanker and Terrell Hicks tossed in 18.
The 11th-grade team finished unbeaten as well with wins over the Lebanon Longhorns (55-44) and the Wolfeboro Warriors (63-42). Brad Hastings scored 24 points per game in the wins. Kyle Artus netted 11 points per game.
Basketball Blast signups
The third annual Keene State “EDGE” Basketball Blast will take place on May 31 and June 1 at Keene State College.
The tournament is open to boys’ and girls’ teams in grades 6 through 11, and each team is guaranteed to play at least three games. Cost is $285 per team.
Last year the tournament had over 45 teams, and all games are played in one gym. Special requests accepted and multi-team discounts are given.
For more information contact Alyn Hastings at email@example.com or called 863-5007.
Greenfield Tennis League
The Greenfield Tennis League is now accepting registrations for the summer season.
The league is co-ed and open to anyone 16-years-old and older. Divisions are set up by playing ability and all matches take place on clay courts.
Cost is $25 for residents of Greenfield and $30 for nonresidents. Deadline to register is May 18.
For more information or to register contact Rick Miner at 863-4428.