Frontier two-hits Panthers

Sam Tillona and Ben Ruddock combined on a two-hitter to help Frontier Regional School turn back Pioneer Valley Regional School, 3-1, in a Hampshire League baseball game Tuesday afternoon in Northfield.

Ryan Hoar broke a scoreless tie in the third by drawing a bases-loaded walk and Rylan Baronas added to the lead in the fourth by roping a two-run double to extend the Red Hawks’ lead to 3-0.

The Panthers scored their lone run in the bottom of the fourth on a throwing error.

Tillona pitched the final four innings and struck out eight to pick up the win. He walked two. Ruddock fanned four and did not walk a batter in the first three frames.

Baronas finished with two doubles.

Alex Keir and Ryan Wagner had Pioneer’s only hits.

Jake Hale allowed five hits and six walks while striking out seven in the loss.

Hopkins 11, Mahar 2 — Hopkins jumped out to a 4-0 lead after one inning and broke the game open with six in the fifth to beat Mahar Regional School, 11-2, in a HL baseball game Tuesday in Orange.

Nick Bernard went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs for the Golden Hawks, while Evan Delaney was 2-for-3 with a double and drove in a run.

Delaney also fanned 10 in five innings to earn the mound win.

Losing hurler Jake Paul had two of the Senators’ six hits, while Logan Barrett’s two run single in the fifth accounted for their only offense.

Dean Tech 18, FC Tech 12 — An eight-run seventh inning propelled Dean Technical High School to an 18-12 win over Franklin County Technical School in independent baseball action Tuesday in Turners Falls.

The game was the completion of a suspended contest from Thursday.

Joe Amayo led the Hawks with four hits, including a triple, and three RBIs. Jimmy Diaz added four hits and two RBIs.

R.J. Hubert had three hits to pace the Eagles, while Alec Milton added a single, double and three RBIs and Tim Momaney chipped in a single, double and drove in two runs.

Joey Barcomb fanned seven and walked no one in the complete-game loss.


Mahar 13, Mohawk 3 — Mahar rapped out 16 hits en route to a 13-3 win over Mohawk Trail Regional High School in a Franklin County League softball game Tuesday in Orange.

Kyrie Boatwright stroked a two-run double in the fourth to snap a 3-3 tie, then Cydnie Guerra belted a two-run triple and Boatwright added another two-bagger to drive in a pair in the fifth to break the game open.

Boatwright finished with career highs in hits with four (three doubles) and RBIs with six. Reilly Hamlett added three hits and an RBI, while Erin Robinson collected two hits and two RBIs for the Senators (6-10, 2-10 FCL).

Angel Donovan led the Warriors (2-12, 1-11) with two singles, a double and an RBI, while Leigh Shippee singled and doubled.

Greenfield 8, South Hadley 6 — Greenfield High School scored three times in the fifth inning to break a 4-4 tie and went on to beat South Hadley High School, 8-6, in an independent softball game Tuesday in South Hadley.

Valenka Kosick put the Green Wave ahead to stay with her RBI single, then Elani Balis followed with a two-run single for insurance.

Kelsey Roberts led Greenfield’s 12-hit attack with three singles and a double, and Elise Brown contributed two hits and an RBI.

Brown scattered 11 hits and one walk while striking out three to earn the complete-game win.

Greenfield (6-10 overall) heads to Pioneer on Thursday night at 7.

FC Tech 23, Commerce 4 (41∕2) — Franklin County Tech scored 10 times in the first inning and cruised to a 23-4 rout of High School of Commerce in a 4 1∕2-inning Tri-County League softball contest on Tuesday at Gifford Field in Turners Falls.

Katie Newell led the Eagles’ 19-hit onslaught with three singles, a double and five RBIs. Sam Scopa added three hits and three RBIs, and Makayla Coburn smacked two doubles and drove in three runs.

Coburn struck out four and walked five to earn the win.

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