Mohawk swamps the Beavers
Mohawk Trail Regional High School continued to display its depth and balance by rolling to a 1211/2-231/2 independent girls’ track and field victory over Putnam Vocational High School on Tuesday in Buckland.
Warriors Natasha Olanyk and Maddie Boucias earned two wins apiece. Olanyk was tops in the high jump at 4 feet, 6 inches, and the 400 meters in 62.2 seconds, while Boucias cruised to firsts in the 800 meters in 2:43 and the mile in 5:58.
Mohawk posted wins in every field event — Alyse Leonard took the long jump (15-1), Sally Slowinski captured the triple jump (32-9), Makayla Hicks was tops in the discus (98-3), Laura Ward claimed the javelin (80-7), Kesheal Henderson conquered the shot put (35- 3/4) and Abbi Yezierski won the pole vault (7-6).
Juliette Shean was first in the two-mile (12:38), while Aimee Funk took the 100-meter high hurdles (17.2) and Ashley Pierce was best in the 400 lows (74.3).
Mayala Burris won the 100 meters (12.7) and 200 meters (26.8) for the Beavers.
Mohawk (5-0 overall) hosts Pioneer Valley Regional School on Tuesday.
West Side 79, Athol 57 — Emily Casella shattered an Athol High School girls’ shot put school record but her Red Raiders suffered a 79-57 independent loss to West Springfield High School Tuesday in Athol.
Casella broke the record by five inches with her winning put of 36 feet, 6 inches. She also won the discus (104-2). Sophie Palmacci won the high jump (4-4) and the 400 (66.3), while Lindsey Hamlett won the javelin (73-8).
Mahar 111, Sabis 32 — Tiffany Tenney registered three wins to power Mahar Regional School over Sabis International Charter School, 111-32, in independent girls’ track and field action on Tuesday in Orange.
Tenney garnered blue ribbons in the high jump (4-11), 200 meters (27.5) and 400 meters (62.9).
Kelsie Bardsley won the triple jump (32-41/2) and 100 (13.0), as well as running a leg of the winning 4x100 relay team, while Aly Parker took the long jump (15-9) and pole vault (8-6), and was also part of the 4x100 team. Amber Colon won 800 meters (2:42), Kadie Jillson captured the mile (6:05), and both athletes were part of the winning 4x400 relay team.
Other winners included Caitriona Cronin in the javelin (99-6) and Cassie Verheyen in the two-mile (13:25).
Chelsea Ako-Brew won the discus (89-0) and shot put (33-4) for the Bulldogs.
Mahar (5-0 overall) hosts Greenfield High School Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.
Pioneer 106, Sci-Tech 39 — Danielle Devine won four events Tuesday and Pioneer Valley Regional School bested Springfield School of Science & Technology, 106-39, in an independent girls’ track and field meet in Northfield.
Devine won the long jump (14-61/ 4), high jump (5-0), 100 (14.4) and the 200 (31.1) two sweep 20 points for the Panthers (4-1), while Savannah Sojka wono two events, taking the shot put (33-21/ 2) and the discus (92-111/ 2). Sydney Martin won the pole vault at 9 feet and Sarah Kaczenski won the javelin at 72-9. Pioneer swept the individual events on the track as Natalie Hale won the 100 high hurdles (20.5), Megan Weld won the 400 low hurdles (1:37), Devon Roy won the 400 (72 seconds), Emily Geser won the 800 (3:15), Mary White won the mile (6:42), and Audrey Corrigan won the 2-mile (13:44).
Catholic 72, Turners 67 — Holyoke Catholic High School rallied in the final three events, including winning the 4x400 relay, to post a 72-67 victory over Turners Falls High School in an independent girls’ track and field meet Tuesday at the Bourdeau Complex in Turners Falls.
Alliana Hasiak won the 200 (31.0) and 400 (66.9), and Julie Carroll took the 800 (2:41.2) and mile (5:47.3) to lead the Gaels.
Lauren Grimard won all four of her individual events for the Indians. She captured the long jump (13-61/2) and high jump (4-6), then swept both the 100 high hurdles (16.9) and 400 lows (80.9).
Wileshka Vega won the 100 meters (13.9), Lizz Saulnier claimed the discus (58-3), Haleigh Bassett took the shot put (28-61/2) and Jenna Hackett was first in the pole vault (6-0).
Greenfield 123, Commerce 20 — Greenfield swept the field events on Tuesday and defeated High School of Commerce, 123-20, in an independent girls’ track and field meet in Turners Falls.
The Green Wave had 11 winners on the day, including Ajah Farrington and Valenka Kosick, who won multiple events. Farrington won the long jump (13-5) and the 200 (28.0), while Kosick won the shot put (27-4), discus (76-11) and the 400 (76.7). Miranda Coulombe won the high jump (4-4), Kaitlyn Noyes won the pole vault (7-0), Erika Glabach won the triple jump (27-41/ 2) and Raylyn Rockwood won the javelin (81-2).
Amy O’Sullivan won the mile for Greenfield, Lauren Donovan won the 400 hurdles (1:27), Claire Abelson won the 800 (3:03), and Jenna Silk won the 2-mile (14:18).