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BulletinBoard:Men’s touch football playoffs

Nick Aldrich hit Jake Field with a pair of touchdown passes to lead Between The Uprights to an 18-0 win over Taylor’s Tavern in a Greenfield Men’s Touch Football League quarterfinal playoff game Sunday at Green River Field in Greenfield.

Ben Banash hauled in a touchdown pass from Aldrich in the win. Chris Deseautels picked off a pass in the loss.

• In other action, Vesit Keo threw a pair of touchdown passes to Jay Frost to help the Falcons to a 26-6 win over Beck’s Auto.

Chris Rodriguez and Danny Mann each added one touchdown catch in the win. Rodriguez capped off a big day with one extra point reception and two interceptions. Nick Crussan added two interceptions in the win.

Michael Thomasson hit Eric Smith with the lone touchdown in the loss.

• Elsewhere, Bryan Adamski threw one touchdown to Abe Klein and another to John Hall as Travel Kuz dropped Red Door, 27-0.

Chris Dodge hit Kendall Schneider with a touchdown in the win, and Schneider finished with a pair of interceptions, including one that he took back for a score. Adamski and Klein each added interceptions in the win, and Chris Perkins added a safety. Brad Barrett and Bill Roussell each had interceptions in the losing effort.

• Finally, Ryan Keilty threw three touchdown passes to lead the Titans to an 18-7 win over Sirum’s.

Ben Frutkin caught a pair of touchdowns and Anthony Cooper added another. Billy Cruz and Chris Rodriguez each had an interception in the win.

Jesse Phelps found Evan Jobst with the lone touchdown for Sirum’s, and Jeremy Benz added the extra point. Andy Wroblewski and Phelps each picked off a pass in the loss.

In semifinal action on Sunday, Travel Kuz will take on BTU at 9:30, while the Falcons will take on the Titans.


DRIVE Boys’ Varsity

Keith Natale scored 23 points and Zach Liebenow added 10 to lead Hatfield to a 53-50 win over Frontier in a DRIVE Hoops Boys’ Varsity basketball game over the weekend at Greenfield High School.

Tim Hoar led Frontier with 14 points.

• Also, Ryan Roberts scored 21 points, and Liam Ellis added 12 as DRIVE Hoops downed Mohawk, 57-48.

Jay Fortier led all scorers with 25 points in the loss.

• Meanwhile, Isaac Roach’s 21 points helped Brattleboro to a 61-50 win over the EDGE.

Bobby Righi added 13 points in the win. Brad Hastings led EDGE with 16 points, and Lennon Robichaud tossed in 13.

• Elsewhere, Aiden Hirsch scored 17 points as Northampton dumped Easthampton, 80-41.

Dakota Wheeler finished with 12 points for Easthampton.

• Finally, Cam Earle netted 28 points as Hopkins knocked off FC Tech, 62-51.

Chris Wetherby led Tech with 18 points, and Nate Boyer chipped in 12.


Ty Martin scored 19 points and Eric Blanker added 13 as the EDGE clipped Northampton, 60-59, in a DRIVE Hoops Boys’ Junior Varsity basketball game over the weekend at Pioneer Valley Regional School in Northfield.

Mike Castillo scored 18 points in the loss.

• Meanwhile, Ben Lowe scored 14 points as the Red Hawks topped Frontier, 54-30.

Kyle Landry finished with 10 points for Frontier.

• Finally, Kevin Mendez scored 20 points and Connor Joy added 13 to help Greenfield knock off EDGE2, 50-20.

Brendon Emond netted 10 points in the loss.

DRIVE Boys’ 5/6

Collin Boudreau scored 13 points over the weekend as the Red Hawks knocked off Bernardston, 46-25, in a DRIVE Hoops Boys’ Grades 5/6 basketball game in Northfield.

Jared Hubbard paced Bernardston with 5 points.

• In other action, Owan Walkowitz registered 12 points to help Frontier edge Orange, 43-40.

Deven Thompson led all scorers with 15 points in the loss.

DRIVE Girls’ Varsity

Jane Bell’s 12 points helped Stoneleigh-Burnham to a 43-24 win over the Panthers in a DRIVE Hoops Girls’ Varsity basketball game over the weekend at Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Greenfield.

Natalie Hale finished with 11 points in the loss.

• Elsewhere, Vanessa Udoji netted 15 points as Gill clubbed Mohawk, 54-15.

Blaze Petko-Sands led Mohawk with 7 points.

• Meanwhile, Sky Bonnette finished with 13 points to help Hinsdale to a 47-38 win over Brattleboro.

Ari Harrison scored 11 points in the loss.

• Finally, Ali Scott scored 15 points as Hinsdale outlasted Orange, 44-33.

Natasha Patria finished with 12 points for Orange.



Registrations are now being accepted for the DRIVE 2 ASPIRE Thanksgiving Clinic to be held Nov. 29 at Greenfield High School.

The clinic will be run by Angelo Thomas, Adam Harrington and Ben Barshefsky and will be separated into two groups with boys and girls in grades 4 through 8 in one group, and boys and girls in grades 9 through 12 in another.

Cost is $40 if signed up in advance, and $45 on day of signup. Space is limited.

For more information go to www.drivehoopsbasketball.com.

Youth hockey

Bantams win

Cassidhe Wozniak scored a pair of goals on Monday as Franklin County Hockey Association Gilmore & Farrell Insurance Warriors to a 5-3 win over Holy Name Stars in a Greater Springfield League Bantam Division hockey game at Olympia Arena in West Springfield.

Chris Urgiel, Alex Malinowski and Mason Whiteman each finished with one goal in the win. Miles Hiler picked up two assists for the Warriors, while Tierney Roche and Malinowski each had one helper.

Dalton Rice and Finnegan O’Connor combined to make 18 saves in the win.


Walker ace

John Walker aced the fifth hole at the Country Club of Greenfield on Monday.

The Greenfield resident used a 9-iron to ace the 135-yard hole. Jack Killeen and Dr. Jeff Blomdsted witnessed the feat.


IAS openings

Indoor Action Sports is accepting registrations for a variety of upcoming programs.

• The Under-8 Youth Soccer League is still looking for interested players. Session runs from Nov. 23 until Dec. 21 and costs $50 per player. For more info, call Bill Buck at 772-8665 or visit www.indooraction.com.

Flag football

Tech/Pioneer Powder Puff

The Franklin County Technical School vs. Pioneer Valley Regional School Powder Puff football game will take place on Nov. 23 at 11 a.m. at Franklin Tech in Turners Falls.

The game features a flag football contest between girls at both schools and will be played to benefit the teen service agency DIAL/SELF. Cost is $5 per adult and $3 for students or one nonperishable food item per person.

IAS men’s league

The IAS Men’s Flag Football League at Indoor Action opens on Dec. 6.

The league runs through Jan. 31, and teams are guaranteed seven regular-season games and two weeks of playoffs/consolation. Cost is $650 per team.

Players can register a team by calling Charlie Edwards at 772-8665 or by visiting www.indooraction.com.

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