Bulletin Board: Teddies open with win
Andrew Sadowski struck out four and allowed only a pair of first-inning hits to pitch Teddy Bear Pools to a 3-0 win over Ash-Dee in the Tri-County League baseball opener for both teams Sunday in East Longmeadow.
The game was called after five innings due to an issue with the field.
Teddy Bear scored three times in the top of the first to stake the pitcher to a lead. Sadowski allowed two hits in the bottom of the frame, but came back to get out of the jam without allowing a run and was unhittable the final four innings.
Zach Bartak drove in two runs with a single up the middle in the first inning, and Tom Malooly added an RBI single in the frame to account for all the runs. Casey Blanchard finished with two hits, while Brad Bean and Justin Carey each had one hit.
Tyler Jacques had two hits and two RBIs as Greenfield Antonio’s II edged Easthampton, 7-5, in the Pioneer Valley Youth Baseball League Mickey Mantle baseball season opener Sunday afternoon in Easthampton.
Brett Miner had one hit and two RBIs in the win, and Ben Tufano added two hits and scored twice.
Connor Zabko scattered eight hits over five innings and struck out four to earn the win. Owen Schilling picked up the save.
• In other action, Bailey Powers doubled and drove in two runs, including the game-winner, as Frontier opened up with a 3-2 win over Holyoke.
Dylan Husted doubled twice and scored twice and Justyn Helstowski singled and drove in a run.
Christian Smiarowski struck out 13 in a one-hit, complete-game. Both runs he allowed were unearned and he walked only two.
Gavin Flynn singled three times to lead Akey Insurance to a 5-2 win over Tognarelli Heating and Cooling in a Franklin County Babe Ruth baseball game Saturday at Abercrombie Field in Greenfield.
Tyler Miner earned the win in relief, while Jordan Loughman struck out four to earn the save.
Jake Fuller and Nate Comiskey each played well defensively in the loss.
• In other action, Hayden Patenaude and Kyle O’Sullivan each had two hits and two RBIs to help St. Kaz to a 6-5 win over Ashfield Saturday.
Scott Perlberg finished with two hits for St. Kaz, which used eight pitchers who combined on a five-hitter.
Brady McCloud and Jared Taylor each pitched well in the loss.
• Meanwhile, Torsten Sloan-Anderson and Adam Hallenbach combined to strike out 17 as Marmac Concrete beat Turners Falls Athletic Club, 6-0.
Ben Sherman went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in the win, and Sloan-Anderson went 2-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs.
George Balis and Camden Barnes each had a hit in the loss.
Connor Waitkus, Jon Fritz and Justin Dobias combined to strike out nine Saturday as Pipione’s Sport Shop defeated Booska’s Flooring, 11-2, in a Newt Guilbault Community League baseball game in Turners Falls.
Waitkus finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs in the win, while Carson Carlisle and Dobias each tripled and singled.
Nick Lyons finished with two hits and two RBIs in the loss.
• In other action, Andy Craver finished with three hits and four RBIs as Pipione’s edged St. Kazimierz Society, 16-14, on Saturday.
Fritz doubled and singled and drove in a team-high five RBIs for Pipione’s. Dylan McLaughlin finished with one hit and two RBIs, and Tracy Johnson added a hit.
Taylor Murphy and Vinnie Carme each finished with three hits for St. Kaz. Tim Fritz finished with two singles and a double, Jake Dodge doubled and singled, and David Carey tripled.
Tri-County All-Star Game
Jude Lindale hit a three-run triple to put TCL Blue ahead for good and the Blue team defeated TCL White, 11-8, in the Tri-County League All-Star game Saturday at Zilinski Field in Erving.
Josh Kirley finished with two hits, including a triple, and two RBIs for the Blue team, Jacob Quinn added two doubles and two RBIs, and Jacob Kozma singled.
Jared Bergmann tripled and drove in two runs for TCL White. He also struck out six of the first seven hitters he faced to open the game. Tyler Hunter drove in two runs, Sean Damon doubled, and Tyler Zilinski, Gregory Patterson, Noah Fuess, Owen Deane and Josh Glazier each singled.
Greenfield Minor League
Alex Sulda, Ezra Christi and Nate Blanchard combined to strike out 10 as Aubuchon Hardware defeated Freedom Credit Union, 16-4, in a Greenfield Minor League AAA Division baseball game Saturday at Lunt Field in Greenfield.
Maverick Ward hit an RBI double in the win, while Sulda, Luke Timberlake and Luc Belhumeur each singled.
Andres Hernandez paced Freedom with two hits, and Dylan Demers and Austin Demers each singled.
• In other action, TJ Thibeault went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs to propel Tognarelli to a 11-3 win over 99 Restaurant.
Michael Pierce went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs in the win, and Joey Brook and Aiden Fulton each had two hits. Derek Lenois struck out five in three innings to earn the win, and Thibeault struck out four in three innings for the save.
Ian Simpson went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, Gabriel Zacchio singled and plated a run, Jake Petrin doubled, and Matt Lavoine, Dylan Archer, Jayson Smith and Jayson Andrews each had hits.
Lavoine, Archer, Petrin and Andrews combined to strike out 10 in the loss.
• In Major Division action Saturday, M.J. Paulin went 3-for-3 with four RBIs and Jay Croteau fanned nine in three innings for the pitching win as D&D Drywall downed Rotary Club, 11-6.
Croteau also went 3-for-4 at the plate, and Brendan Moorehouse and Drew Conant singled for the winners.
Matt Provencal singled and Joey White played well defensively for Rotary.
• Also Saturday, Kyle White finished with three hits, three runs and four RBIs to lead Smitty’s Pub to a 8-2 win over Denny’s Pantry.
Cam Baird finished with three hits and earned the win on the mound, combining with Colby Avery to strike out 10. Brody Baird added two hits.
Dylan Allen had the only hit in the loss. Joey White and Jack Loud each played well defensively.
• Meanwhile, Anthony Holmes belted a solo home run to lead New Fortune to a 14-7 win over Maniatty’s Real Estate.
Keith Broussard, Mason Stafford and Holmes combined to strike out five in the win. Zack Martineau went 2-for-4 with five RBIs, and Shane Kilgour finished 3-for-3 with one RBI.
Austin Wrisley, Chris Ryan and Jared Hubbard combined to strike out seven in the loss. Wrisley went 2-for-3, while Cam Tuttle and Marcus Paulin each drove in two runs.
Dylan Apanell struck out 10 and combined with Garrett DeForest on a shutout during New England Greenscape’s 7-0 win over Hadley Police Association in a Frontier Cal Ripken 50/70 game Sunday in Sunderland.
DeForest struck out three in relief. Bryan Baumann singled three times and scored twice in the win, Ben Morse finished with two hits, three RBIs and two runs scored, and Jack Donohue, Christian Tillona and Tynan Creagh each collected hits.
• In other 50/70 action, Matt Gardner and Jared Vielmetti-Perusse each doubled and drove in a run to lead Jankowski Plumbing to a 6-5 win over Hadley Young Men’s Club Saturday in Hadley.
Shawn Telega had two singles and scored twice in the win, and Sam Battisti singled and plated two runs. Brett Robinson and Sam Dadmun singled and scored once in the win.
Matt Gardner struck out 11 in the win. Corbin Blight struck out the side in sixth inning to earn the save.
Lily Lesieur struck out nine Saturday to help Colrain to a 12-3 win over Hawlemont/Rowe Camo Crushers in a Hilltown Softball League game in Charlemont.
Isis Moon hit a solo home run in the win, and Lesieur doubled. Lidia Miller had a solid day at catcher, and Mia Lesieur played well defensively.
Jaxon Palmer homered in the loss. Grace Ward pitched well and struck out the side in the second inning. Abby Sinistore and Amelia Seaver each had hits.
• In other action, Ashley LaCross struck out six and the Ashfield Alley Cats beat the Buckland/Shelburne Huskies, 15-5, in a game at Arms Academy in Shelburne Falls Saturday.
LaCross also doubled twice and drove in three runs in the win, and Lily Kulp had two hits and one RBI.
Kylie Lowell, a fourth-grader, struck out nine in the loss, and Erika Looman hit a three-run home run.
Frontier 10 result
Frontier went 2-0-1 Sunday during a Under-10 boys’ soccer jamboree in Huntington.
In the first game of the day, Jesse Johansmeyer made eight saves and Brady Finch played well defensively as Frontier played Chicopee to a 0-0 tie.
In the second game, Rohan Edwards finished with one goal and one assist to lead FC Frontier to a 3-1 win over Southwick.
Jake Whitney picked up a pair of helpers in the win, and Brady Burch and Johansmeyer each scored once. Jake Hanieski made five saves to earn the win, and Dylan Robinson was solid on defense.
In the third and final game, Dylan Martin stopped all eight shots he faced as FC Frontier to a 2-0 win over Agawam.
Hanieski and Whitney each scored once on the day, with Edwards and Burch picking up the assists. Cameron Wrisley and Payton Sladeski played well defensively.
• On Saturday, Agawam defeated FC Frontier, 5-0, at Sunderland.
Mac Sennett 2-Ball
Dave Kennedy and KC Finley shot a 64 to win the Blue Division of the Mac Sennett Two-Ball at the Country Club of Greenfield over the weekend.
Nate Burdick and Don Foberg came in second with a 65, and David Donoghue and Jared Ewart took third with a 67. Three teams — Colin Dowd and Bill Dowd, Mike Johnson and Mike Kuchieski, and Jesse Morgan and Dan Cutler — tied for low net with a 61.
Joe Golonka and John Zaniewski won low gross in the White Division with a 70. Three teams — Corey Fisher and Bon Thomka, Shaun Fleming and John Fleming, and Jim Grochmal and Ed Ondrick — tied for second gross with a 72.
Kevin O’Connell and Matt Pitoniak won low net with a 59, Mike Duclos and Carl Hoynoski came in second with a 60, and John Lasek and Ray Magdelenski tied Jason Yoryan and Matt Zraunig tied for third with a 62.
Track & field
PV pole vault school
The Pioneer Valley Pole Vault School in Bernardston is open by appointment for individual and group lessons through the fall with negotiable rates.
Lessons will be taught by Pioneer Valley Regional School track and Northfield Mount Hermon pole-vault coach Jim Bell, himself a Masters pole vaulter.
For more information, contact Bell at 648-8929.