Bulletin Board: Greenfield girls trim Great Falls
Jolisa Burwell registered a career-high 10 points to lead Greenfield Middle School to a 35-15 girls’ basketball victory over Great Falls Middle School on Monday in Greenfield.
Raegan Hickey and Audrey Bresciano each added 8 points for GMS (12-1).
Sarah Waldron led Great Falls with 10 points.
GMS boys win
Colin Cloutier’s 22 points helped the GMS boys’ basketball team defeat Great Falls, 54-43, Monday in Greenfield.
Tarrod Dobbins chipped in 17 points for the winners (9-5), who received a solid defensive effort from Max Charest.
James Vaughn hit for 12 points and Kyle Dodge finished with 10 for GFMS.
Frontier 5/6 wins
Frontier outscored Turners Falls, 41-22, in the second half to pull away for a 69-45 Suburban League grades 5 & 6 boys’ basketball game featuring the top two teams in the Green Division Sunday in South Deerfield.
Gabe Jones-Thomson finished with 20 points and 6 assists for Frontier (10-0), Bennett Pitcher recorded 17 points and 8 rebounds, and Brett Robinson added 15 points, including 13 in the second half. Owen Walkowicz added 5 points, and Andy Pelc and Ben Morse netted 4 apiece.
Marcus Sanders led all scorers with 29 points in the loss, and Jake Sak added 6 points.
Turners 7/8 wins
Turners Falls came back from a 19-point second-half deficit to edge Frontier, 47-46, in a SL grades 7 & 8 boys’ basketball game Sunday in South Deerfield.
Jimmy Vaughn hit a 3-pointer with 29 seconds left to cut the deficit to one point, and then hit the game-winner at the buzzer. Vaughn, Tyler Lavin and Kyle Dodge each scored 12 points, while Jack Shearer pulled down 13 boards.
Hunter Campbell led Frontier with 10 points, and Alex Sharp netted 9.
Frontier CYO drops two
Marie Diemand scored 5 points on Sunday but Frontier dropped a 10-8 decision to St. Mary of Longmeadow in a grades 5 & 6 Catholic Youth Organization girls’ basketball game in South Deerfield.
Katie Hickey finished with 2 points in the loss, while Jessica Wrisley contributed with 6 rebounds and 1 points. Hickey, Olivia Deane and Amelia Sobieski each pulled down 4 rebounds.
• On Saturday, Hickey finished with 4 points and 8 rebounds but Frontier fell to Monson St. Patrick’s, 20-9.
Sobieski registered 4 rebounds and 2 points, Wrisley grabbed 5 rebounds, and Meghan Self scored 2 points.
Bluefish in PVSL meet
The Montague Bluefish recorded 25 top-12 finishes during the Pioneer Valley Swim League Championship meet over the weekend at Longmeadow High School.
Cameron Bradley, competing in the boys’ age 11 and 12 group, had the top individual performance for the Bluefish. He was runner-up in the 50-yard butterfly in 32.48 seconds, and fourth in the 200 individual medley (2 minutes, 54.20 seconds).
Also in that group, Jason Albanese took ninth in the 100 free (1:13.63) and 10th in the 50 free (32.12), Riley Porter was ninth in the 50 breaststroke (42.85) and 10th in the 200 free (2:56.15), the 200 medley relay team of Porter, Bradley, Jason Albanese and Mosiayah Harvey-Ahmai placed third (2:26.62), and the 200 freestyle relay team of Harvey-Ahmai, Bradley, Jason Albanese and Eric Albanese came in eighth (2:18.72).
In the girls’ age 11 and 12 category, Jade Tyler earned a third-place finish in the 200 IM (2:58.85), Olivia Whittier took sixth in the 50 breast (39.58) and 12th in the 50 free (31.88), Karlie Porter placed ninth in the 200 free (2:49.58), and Tyler, Whittier, Porter and Karissa Olson finished fifth in the 200 medley relay (2:29.16), and 11th in the 200 free relay (2:19.23).
Rylie Hager, competing in the age 13-14 group, was the top girls’ finisher, as she took third in the 50-yard freestyle (27.52) and fourth in the 100 free (1:01.23).
In the girls’ and 8 and under category, Lucia Doulette earned sevenths in the 50 free (44.32) and 25 free (18.60), Sadie Rowan took eighth in the 25 back (23.84), the 100 freestyle relay team of Doulette, Rowan, Ainslee Flynn and Hazel Reeder finished eighth (1:29.15), and the 100 medley relay team of Doulette, Rowan, Reeder and Taryn McDonough was ninth (1:46.45).
In the boys’ 8 and under group, Henry Stephenson-Ryan placed fourth in the 25 free (18.53) and ninth in the 25 back (24.22).
In the girls’ age 9 and 10 category, Charlotte Doulette took sixth in the 100 free (1:18.26) and seventh in the 50 free (33.80), Justice Alexander was ninth in the 50 butterfly (42.40) and 11th in the free (36.62), Veda Ruth Harvey-Ahmai came in 10th in the 50 fly (44.24), the 200 free relay team of Harvey-Ahmai, Doulette, Alexander and Paige Loughman finished fourth (2:23.46), and the 200 medley relay team of Harvey-Ahmai, Alexander, Doulette and Abigayle Heathwaite came in eighth (2:48.82).
Other top finishers included Chloe Nunn (girls 15-18), who was 11th in the 200 IM (2:49.90); Lizz Saulnier (girls 15-18), who came in 11th in the 100 back (1:20.63); Nicky Dragicevich (boys 13-14), who placed 12th in the 100 breast (1:34.05); and Jay Fritz (boys 15-18), who wound up 12th in the 50 free (26.75) and 100 free (58.43).