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Barisano hurls Greenfield past Turners Falls, 5-1

Drew Barisano allowed just one hit over 62-3 innings to pitch Greenfield High School to a 5-1 Hampshire League West Division baseball victory over Turners Falls High School Tuesday night at the Bourdeau Fields Complex in Turners Falls.

Barisano struck out nine and walked five but ran into a little trouble with two outs in the seventh inning, when Parker Hickey came on to register the final out and earn the save.

Jourdan York-Welcome, Connor Eckstrom and Kevin Luippold each finished with two hits and one RBI in the win, while Jake Elwell added two hits and Garrett Hudson singled and drove in a run.

Zach Wright suffered the loss, striking out two and walking one in four innings. Brody Markol had the lone hit — an infield dribbler — for Turners Falls.

Frontier 7, Hopkins 6 — Nate Patterson struck out seven and walked three in 6 1/3 innings to lead Frontier Regional School to a 7-6 HL West Division victory over Hopkins Academy Tuesday at G.T. Valiton Field in South Deerfield.

Frontier took a 7-3 lead into the top of the seventh when Hopkins scored three times to prevent Patterson from finishing off the game. Kahlil Taylor came on and recorded the final two outs of the game to record the save.

Frontier held a 5-3 lead into the sixth when Matt Ackerman hit an RBI single and Derek Zewinski (two RBIs) worked a bases-loaded walk. Brandon Bryant finished with two hits and two RBIs in the win, Bailey Powers singled and drove in a run, and Seth Gewanter doubled.

Nick Bernard singled, doubled and drove in a run for Hopkins. John Jacques struck out five and walked five in five innings to suffer the loss.

Mohawk 16, Easthampton 10 — Mohawk Trail Regional High School scored 12 times in the third inning and then had to stave off a late-game comeback from Easthampton High School to settle on a football-like, 16-10 victory Monday afternoon in HL East action in Easthampton.

The Warriors (7-6, 2-1) led 15-0 after four innings but the Eagles (3-7, 1-2) scored four times in the fifth, four times in the sixth and twice more in the seventh to close the gap. Mohawk starter Gabe Seaver cruised through the first four innings but ran into trouble in the fifth and was lifted after recording just one out in the frame. Mohawk relievers Javier Morales, Lucas Markham and Mark Buck worked their way through the final 22-3 innings, and the four pitchers combined to strike out five on the day.

While the Mohawk pitching struggled, the offense did not, as the Warriors piled up 16 hits on the day en route to the 16 runs. Tucker Jenkins finished with two hits and a team-high three RBIs, while Mark Buck doubled, singled twice and plated two runs. Javier Morales had two hits and one RBI, while JJ Burt and Luke Looman each had one hit and two RBIs.

Athol 13 Pioneer 11 — Athol High School scored five times in the sixth inning and despite trailing for much of the game wound up coming out with a 13-11 HL East victory over Pioneer Valley Regional School Tuesday in Athol.

Bradley Bousquet, Jake Lapointe, Jamie Posk and Shawn Smart each had RBI hits in the sixth inning, including an RBI double by Lapointe. Bousquet finished with two hits and three RBIs for Athol (6-5, 3-0), while Posk added two hits and two RBIs. Jerry Parker earned the win in relief, striking out three and walking one in three innings. Bousquet earned the save, striking out one in a scoreless seventh inning. Athol also stole 13 bases as a team, including five by Alex Page, four by Bousquet and three by Parker.

Zach Lambert finished with three hits, including a pair of doubles, and two RBIs for Pioneer (2-9), while Roger Doiron collected two hits and three RBIs. Lennon Robichaud doubled and drove in three runs, and Gabe Mousseau singled, doubled and drove in a run.

McCann Tech 12, FC Tech 5 — Austin Miller struck out seven and walked three in six innings of work to lead McCann Technical High School to a 12-5 Tri-County League baseball victory over Franklin County Technical School Tuesday in North Adams.

Sean Davis and Justin Schnieder each had three hits and two RBIs for the Hornets, while Tim Debois had two hits and one RBI.

Mitch Mailloux suffered the loss, walking five and striking out none in three innings of work. McCann Tech tagged the starter for nine runs in the second inning. Joey Barcomb struck out three in three innings of relief.

Kyle Johnson finished with three hits and one RBI for the Eagles (4-9), Mitch Mailloux finished with two hits and stole home as part of a double steal, and Austin Burdick added two hits.

The Eagles head to Pioneer Valley Christian School today at 4.

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