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Bulletin Board: Waldron, Gavin win Deerfield 5K

Aidan Waldron finished the Deerfield Old Home Day 5K Road Race in 19 minutes to take first place overall Saturday at Frontier Regional School in South Deerfield.

Linda Gavin was the top female finisher and came in five seconds behind Waldron to take second place overall.

Jeff Folts was second among the men in 21:49, and James Fortin was third in 22:04. Carrie Stone came in second on the women’s side in 22:21, while Heidi Fortin was third in 22:27.

Waldron was the top male 13-18 division winner with Dylan Clemente in second place, while on the girls’ side Fiona Ferry was first in the age group, followed by Lauren Munster and Hannah Roche. In the ages 19-39 division, Carrie Stone, Allison Willis and Maura Feeney were the top three on the women’s side, while David Caron and Anthony Kubiak were the top two men. In the 40-49 division, James Fortin and Jason Antes were the top two men, while Heidi Fortin, Jennifer Roche and Margaret Ferry were the top three on the women’s side. In the 50-59 division, Gavin, Janice Bohonowicz and Linda Fontaine topped the female division, and Dan Harper, Mark Wisniewski and Kevin Brennan topped the men’s division. And in the ages 60-plus, Folts, Frank McDonald and Ray Willis were the top three.

Peter Carey won the Deerfield Mile for kids in grades K-6 in 5:59, and was followed by Thomas Lyons (6:15) and Bryan Baumann (6:21). Kathryn Hioe won the female division in 6:53 and was followed by Cambrie Hamilton (7:09) and Samantha Baker (7:16).

The K-2 division was led by Aidan Valderamma, Paul de Bruyn Kops and Aleks Carey on the boys’ side, and Elizabeth Jimenez, Lucia Doulette and Claire McFarland led the girls’ side. The grades 3 & 4 division was won by Baker, Lila Roche and Samantha Scanlon on the girls’ side, and Dylan Martin, Kevin Baumann and Gage Bennett on the boys’ side. The grades 5 & 6 division was led by Carey, Lyons and Bryan Baumann on the boys’ side, and Hioe, Hamilton and Baker on the girls’ side.


Thomas tournament

Clint McCloud, Dale Parda, Corey Couture and Garrett Cousineau shot a 60 to win the inaugural Mahar Tournament at Thomas Memorial Golf and Country Club in Turners Falls over the weekend.

Bill Fitzpatrick, Steve Jones, Eric Adams and Mike Hall came in second with a 61.

Hickory Golf Classic

Jim Worden, Dennis Booska, Mike Johnson and Pete Johnson shot a 60 and won in a playoff to take first place at the Hickory Golf Club Classic at the Country Club of Greenfield on Sunday.

Mario Periani, Roberto Capra, Jeff Blomstedt and Mike McTigue came in second with 60 points, and Bob Barclay, KC Finley, Roy Emerson and Frank Santigate took third with a 59.

Preakness ABCD

Brian Luippold, Irv Sanders, Barry Dow and Rich Peel shot a 143 to win the Preakness ABCD at the Country Club of Greenfield on Saturday.

Ike Purrington, Al Woods, Bob Welsh and Kevin Courtney came in second with a 147.



Jordan Dow had three goals and two assists on Saturday but Northfield Mount Hermon School suffered a 10-9 loss to Loomis-Chaffee School in a boys’ prep lacrosse game.

Luke Leyden had two goals and two assists in the loss, Alex Bloom scored twice, and Paul Butler and Peter-Owen Hayward each had one goal.


Deerfield Academy defeated NMH, 7-3, in the first round of the 2014 Walker Baseball Tournament at Deerfield Academy.

The game, originally scheduled for nine innings, began on Friday night but was suspended in the 11th inning. Play resumed Saturday morning and it took the Big Green just seven minutes to put four runs on the board. Sam Kasten struck out four in 5 2/ 3 innings for NMH, and Nick Seretta pitched well.

NMH had its season come to an end with the loss. Tanner Jillson, a four-year varsity starter and two-year captain, was named the 2014 Jackie Robinson Award winner.


Mixed tourney

The Greenfield Tennis Association is holding a Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament on June 7 at the Beacon Field Tennis Courts in Greenfield.

The tournament begins at 10 a.m. and lasts all day with 30-minute rest time between matches. Cost is $20 per team and the tournament is open to anyone of high-school age to adult. All proceeds go to benefit the clay courts in town. Each team should bring one can of unopened tennis balls. Deadline to register is June 4.

To register or for questions contact Chris at 588-4408.


FC Frontier expansion

FC Frontier is gathering interest for both boys’ and girls’ under-8 soccer teams for the fall season.

FC Frontier is the northern post of the Pioneer Valley Junior Soccer League and is currently looking to expand opportunities for kids to participate in travel soccer in the top league in WMass. Anyone interested in registering a player born on or after Aug. 1, 2006, should contact Jason Niles at 247-6275 or e-mail niles56@hotmail.com.

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