Bulletin Board: Sirichanvimol wins Classic match of the night

The Beacon Clay Court Classic men’s singles tennis tournament finally got underway Tuesday after being pushed back due to rain.

Chat Sirichanvimol won the evening’s best match, rallying from a set down to beat Andrew Varnon, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4.

• In the other matches, Anthony Holley bested Joe White, 6-4, 6-2, Chris Deszynski defeated Brian Campbell, 6-4, 6-0, Gary Gronokowski got past Field Maloney, 6-2, 6-2, and Henry Hardy downed Jeff Palmer, 6-0, 6-2.

In today’s quarterfinals at 5:30, Sirichanvimol will face Tim Prevost, Hardy takes on Steve Pedigree, Gronokowski goes up against Mike Byrne, and Deszynski matches up with Holley.


Suburban 12U

West Springfield outlasted Frontier, 6-5, in a Suburban Softball League 12-and-under game Tuesday night at Zabek Field in South Deerfield.

Olivia Deane went 2-for-2 with two RBIs, Charlotte Doulette singled and knocked in two runs, and Grace Wesoloski chipped in a single and an RBI. She also struck out 10 in the circle.

Frontier hosts Southampton Friday at 6 p.m.

Greenfield Co-Rec

Markie Pease went 3-for-3 with a home run to lead Brad’s Place to an 8-7 win over Hot-L Warren in a Greenfield Co-Rec Softball League game Tuesday night at Green River Park.

Tom Devine added two hits, including a triple, for Brad’s.

Greg Chaisson went 4-for-4 with two doubles and a triple, and Hilary Snow singled and doubled for Hot-L.

• Elsewhere, Mark Kosloski was 5-for-5 as Turners Falls Pizza House beat Wilkinson Innovative, 21-2, in five innings.

Molly MacMunn added four hits and Justin Nash belted two homers for TF Pizza.

Jeff Lapointe went 2-for-3 for Wilkinson.

• Finally, Chris Greene, Danielle Marie and Vinny Arce all went 3-for-4 as Keewanee All-Stars downed The Red Door, 17-2, in five innings at Hillside Park.

PV Women’s League

Nelly Denehy went 4-for-4 with a grand slam home run and six RBIs to power Conway to a 24-3 victory over Goshen in a Pioneer Valley Women’s Softball League contest Tuesday night in Conway.

Kendra Ouimette went 5-for-5 with four RBI, and Kristen Ouellette finished 4-for-4 with two doubles and one RBI for Conway.

Gigi LaRoche led Goshen with a single and double.

• Elsewhere, Heather Davis and Dee Calvert were both 4-for-5 with a double and one RBI as Ashfield bested Shelburne Falls, 20-9, at Mohawk Trail Regional High School in Buckland.

Stephani Smith also had four hits and knocked in a run, and B.J. Tatro was 3-for-5 with a double and three RBIs for Ashfield.

Jess Wilson led Shelburne Falls by going 3-for-3. Jenny Dawson went 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs, Candy Bird was 3-for-4 with two RBIs, and Teagan Valeski doubled, tripled and drove in a run.


Edge Hill Men’s League

Jake Willis earned best point quota in the A Division with a plus-5 in the Edge Hill Men’s Golf League on Tuesday in Ashfield.

Dave Cote carded a 37 for low gross, and Paul Champigny finished with a low net of 31.

Phil Sherburne was closest to the pin on No. 6 (8 feet, 10 inches).

• In the B Division, Jeff Carantit and Skip Heddens tied for top point quota at plus-61/ 2. Carantit posted a 43 for low gross, while low net went to Jon Sonntag with a 32.

Matt’s Men’s League

George Handschuh posted the low gross score of 37 in the Matt’s Men’s Golf League on Tuesday at Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Club in Turners Falls.

Andy Wyngowski had a 32 for low net.

Greg Betsold was closest to the pin on No. 7 (6-1) and Jeff Miller was closest on No. 9 (6-9).

Rick Kimball and Russ Kimball lead the league with 23 points, while Handschuh and Jon Snow are in second with 20 points.

CCG 18-Hole League

The Country club of Greenfield 18-Hole Golf Division held a Stableford Points Net tournament on Tuesday morning.

Kathie Fahey won the First Division with 40 points, while Teresa Varner and Phyllis Canon tied for second with 38 points.

In the Second Division, Anne Lyman claimed the top spot with 39 points, followed by Dianne Wood with 36 points.

Field Hockey

Union 38 Summer Clinic

Missy Mahar, Frontier Regional School’s field hockey coach, is sponsoring an introductory program for girls in grades 3 through 6 from the towns of Deerfield, Whately, Sunderland and Conway.

The clinic will take place Aug. 6 and 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Memorial Field behind Deerfield Town Hall off Conway St. in South Deerfield.

Field hockey sticks, balls and shin guards will be provided to the first 35 girls who register, though an equipment deposit is required. Girls should bring a mouthguard and a water bottle each night. Registration is $5, and the equipment deposit is $50. Make checks payable to the Town of Deerfield.

To register, call the Deerfield Recreation Office at 665-1400 Ext. 107, or email to suea@town.deerfield.ma.us. Forms can be found on-line at www.deerfieldma.us.

Equipment pick-up will be Aug. 6 at Memorial Field.


Officials course

The Connecticut Valley Soccer Officials Association will conduct an instructional course for interested candidates during August.

Members of the CVSOA officiate scholastic soccer matches in Franklin and Hampshire counties during the fall. Members must be 18 years of age or older.

For more information, contact Artie Burke at 863-2452 or aeburke11@verizon.net.

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