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Don Foberg and Jim Ruschioni tied for low gross to win the eighth-annual Senior Open Championship at the Country Club of Greenfield on Friday.

Dick Howe won low net with a 63. Dave Siano, Matt Pitoniak and John Stacy tied for second with a 66.

Joe Grochmal, Gary Mattesen and Al Alminas tied for low gross in the age 50-59 division with a 74, while Gary Stacy won low net in the division with a 72 and was followed by Joe Butz with a 73.

John Curran and Hugh Barber tied for low gross in the age 60-69 division, while Paul Nunez took second with a 75. Scott Lyman won low net in the division with a 67, Irv Sanders came in second with a 68, and John Zaniewski and John Cormican tied for third with a 69.

Sam Lussier won low gross in the 70 & Over division with a 80, and Jim Callahan came in second with a 82. Ernie Patnode won low net with a 69, and Fran Gougeon and Jim Worden tied for second with a 71.

Ashfield Ladies League

Joyce Charland won the Double Mulligan 9 Hole Tournament in Class A of the Ashfield Community Golf Club’s Thursday Morning Ladies League.

Charland shot a 39 to take low gross, and Cindie Stetson won low net with a 34. Connie Szelewicki and Bev Williams tied for low gross in Class B with a 47, and Phyliss Herrer took low net with a 40. Suzanne Willard and Stetson tied for low putts for the tournament with 14.



Jack Loud and Evan Leaf combined on a no-hitter and Denny’s Pantry took Game 1 of the best-of-three Greenfield Minor League Major Division playoffs with a 5-0 win over Greenfield Elks Lodge Friday night at Lunt Field in Greenfield.

Nate Sciandra went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI, and Loud tripled and scored twice. Dylan Allen, Julian Trenholm and Leaf each doubled with Allen and Trenholm driving in one run apiece. Loud and Leaf allowed just three baserunners in the win, one of which was erased on a double play.

Troy Emond struck out eight in three innings of work in the loss.

• In Game 1 of the AAA championship series, Derek Lenois and TJ Thibeault combined to strike out 11 as Tognarelli Heating & Cooling edged Aubuchon Hardware, 3-2.

Joey Brook had the only hit, a double, in the win.

Alex Sulda, Casey Christi and Ezra Christi combined to strike out 11 in the loss. Sulda pitched three no-hit innings with seven strikeouts, Ezra Christi struck out three, and Casey Christi struck out one and was charged with the loss. Maverick Ward and Casey Christi each went 2-for-3, while Ezra Christi, Josh Semaski, Josh Wood and Luke Timberlake each had one hit.

Frontier 9s win

Tyler Baranowski struck out seven in three innings and earned the win as Frontier defeated Connecticut Valley, 15-4, in a four-inning game in the Swanzey (N.H.) Invitational 9-and-under division on Friday.

Dylan Martin struck out two in the final inning. Baranowski and Max Edwards each had two hits and scored twice in the win, while Martin had three hits and scored once. Shane Prusak had two hits and one run, Dwight Bak scored twice, and Gavin Mariani, Brandon Royal, Dylan Royal and Sean Kirkendall each had one hit and one run scored. Brady Finch and Chris Taylor each scored once.

Frontier continues play with three games over the weekend.

Mickey Mantle

John Dawicki and Gavin Rice combined on a three-hitter to lead J.S. Rae Mohawk to a 5-2 win over Antonio’s II Greenfield in a PVYBL Mickey Mantle baseball game Friday night in Buckland.

Dawicki went 2-for-3 with a double, while Levin Finck, Luke Viens and Seth Donovan each had hits.

Babe Ruth

Brady McCloud dropped down a suicide squeeze bunt to score Danny Miner with the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning as Ashfield defeated St. Kazimierz Society, 8-7, in a Franklin County Babe Ruth baseball game on Thursday.

Adult softball

Greenfield Grizzles 12U

Teagan Cardaropoli had two hits including a double but the Greenfield Grizzles 12 and under softball team suffered a 17-5 loss to West Springfield in a Suburban League 12 and under softball game Friday in West Springfield.

Autumn Adams struck out five in two innings for Greenfield, and Maralee Wiles stole three bases.

Adult softball

Greenfield Co-Rec

Jim Bergeron went 4-for-4 with a grand slam and five RBIs to lead The Doors to a 14-5 win over Turners Falls Pizza House in a Greenfield Co-Rec Adult Softball League game Friday at Green River Field in Greenfield.

Jon Rosario finished with four hits in the win, and Shera Smith chipped in three hits.

Carly Nartowicz and Tim Sevrence each had two hits in the loss.

• Elsewhere, Brian Winslow went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and three RBIs including pushing home the game-winning run in the top of the eighth-inning as Mesa Verde edged OPT & The Body Shoppe, 16-15, at Greenfield Middle School.

Joe Guidaboni went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in the win, Mike Cole went 5-for-5 with four RBIs, and Tylor Narkewicz singled and drove in a pair of runs.

Ainslee Penfield sent the game to extra innings for OPT with one of her two hits on the day in the bottom of the sixth inning to tie the score. Caleb Stempel went 3-for-5 with a double and a triple, and Ben Westerman went 3-for-4.

• Meanwhile, Jay Liimatainen went 4-for-5 to lead Main Street Bar & Grille to a 15-3 win over French King Bowling and Entertainment Center at Green River.

Marshall Sisson and Kim Hawkins each went 2-for-3 in the win.

Matt Cronk, Angie Renaud and Matt Orrell each had two hits in the loss.


FCHC Clinic

The 17th annual Franklin County Hoops Clinic with John Hickey and Angelo Thomas will take place July 21-25 at Greenfield Middle School.

For more information go to www.drivehoopsbasketball.com.


Greenfield Suburban signups

The Greenfield Youth Football League will hold signups for the upcoming season on Saturday as well as June 28 and July 12, 19 and 26 at the Montague Police Station from 10 a.m. until noon. Players can also sign up at Beacon Field in Greenfield every Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m., weather permitting.

Players in grades 3 through 8 from all surrounding towns are eligible for the team and every player is guaranteed two quarters of playing time and all equipment is provided. Seventh- and eighth-graders have a half-price registration fee.

For any questions contact Debbie at 863-2565.

• The team will also hold a pair of fundraisers at the end of June: a Bingo Night on June 26 at 6 at the Montague Elks Lodge, then a bottle and can drive at Ruggeri’s in Greenfield on June 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


GHS Alumni game nears

The Greenfield High School Alumni Game is scheduled for June 27 at 6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield.

Fromer Greenfield baseball players interested in playing are asked to show up by 5:30. All former players are welcome, whether they choose to play or just observe.

For more information, contact Tom Suchanek at 774-4535 or Tom Bresciano at 522-1995.

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