Bulletin Board: NMH girls’ lax roars back
Northfield Mount Hermon School stormed back from a 7-1 first-half deficit to defeat Choate Rosemary Hall, 12-11, in a girls’ prep lacrosse match Saturday in Gill.
Mary Newton scored with 19.7 seconds left in the game to break an 11-11 tie and send NMH home victorious on Senior Day. The Lady Hoggers, who held Choate scoreless for the first 13 minutes of the second half, came back from a 8-4 halftime deficit for the win.
Cas Szwajkowski scored six times, including five second-half goals. Caroline McGuire finished with a hat trick. Newton ended the day with two goals and an assist, Camille Belletete scored once and collected six draw controls and three ground balls, and Micah Pollak had one assist. Allen Arena finished with four draw controls, while Laura Rollins and Kyra McDonald had four ground balls apiece. Bri Young finished with 12 saves in the NMH net, while Cahil Power made one save.
• In boys’ action, Christian Heidelberger finished with two goals and one assist but it wasn’t enough as Phillips Exeter Academy defeated NMH, 9-6, on Saturday.
Jordan Dow, Luke Leyden, Paul Butler and Kevin Gross each had a goal for the Hoggers.
Lauren Valentine helped pitch Choate to a 11-8 prep softball victory over NMH Saturday at Crossley Field in Gill.
Maura Joyce finished 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs scored and three RBIs in the loss, while Lauren Downes went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs batted in. Paige Michel went 2-for-4 with an RBI, and Suki White added a hit and three RBIs. Maddie Spencer-Orrell suffered the loss.
NMH is now 7-6 overall.
Choate defeated NMH, 25-11, 25-15, 25-19 in a boys’ prep volleyball match Saturday in Wallingford, Conn.
NMH is now 6-2 on the season.
Daniel Lenois stole home in the bottom of the sixth-inning to give Tognarelli a 10-9 walkoff victory over D & D Drywall in a Greenfield Minor League baseball game at Lunt Field in Greenfield.
The game was tied heading into the sixth inning and Tognarelli pitcher T.J. Thibeault (three innings, six strikeouts) struck out the side to keep D & D off the board. That set the stage for Lenois, who had already scored three times, and he managed to get on base and eventually steal home for the winning run. Michael Pierce went 2-for-3 with three runs scored in the win. Thibeault added a triple. Derek Lenois struck out five in three innings for a no-decision.
Mike Zager singled and tripled in the loss, while Brendan Moorehouse and Matt Dillon each had a hit. Zager, Jake Croteau and Drew Conant combined to strike out 13 for D & D.
• Elsewhere, Kendra Campbell, Miles Ferreira, Ezra Christi and Alex Sulda combined to strike out 13 as Aubuchon Hardware knocked off 99 Restaurant, 8-2.
Christi doubled, singled and drove in a run in the win, while Campbell added a single and an RBI. Sulda also had one hit.
Dylan Archer singled in the loss.
Shane Prusak and Konner Fortin each pitched well to lead Conway 1 to a 8-5 win over Sokoloski Landscaping in Conway.
Erich Brown and Liam Skribiski-Banack turned a double play in the loss, while Henry Potter pitched well.
Frontier 10s split
Jake Hanieski scored in the final 20 seconds of play to lift Frontier to a 3-2 win over Northampton in a Pioneer Valley Junior Soccer League Under-10 Division boys’ soccer game Sunday in Leeds.
Rohan Edwards had one goal and one assist in the win, and Payton Sladeski added a goal. Brady Burch chipped in a helper, Dylan Robinson played well defensively, Dylan Martin made four saves in net and split time with Jesse Johansmeyer, who finished with two saves.
• On Saturday, Edwards scored three times but Frontier suffered a 6-5 loss to Cold Springs in Belchertown.
Burch had one goal and one assist in the loss, and Martin scored once. Colin Byrnes, Johansmeyer, Hanieski and Cameron Wrisley each had one assist. Johansmeyer finished with nine saves in net and split time with Hanieski, who made 10 saves. Luke Hrinda played well on defense.
Chris Podkowka and Scott Serwa shot a 67 to win the Member/Member-Member/Guest Tournament at Crumpin-Fox Club in Bernardston Saturday.
Jon Shea and Phil Phillips came in second with a 72, while Tom Bergeron and Gary Burt tied Mark Kimball and Keith Burch for third with a 73.
Bill Young and Bob Martin won low net with a 61. Rich Young and Mike Covey took second with a 65, and Richard Degray and Tom Degray came in third with a 66.
Clay Court setup
Anyone interested in helping pound nails in the lines to set up the clay tennis courts in Greenfield is invited to meet at the Beacon Field Tennis Courts Saturday at 9 a.m.
The setup will run from 9 to 11 a.m. and anyone interested in helping out is asked to bring a hammer.
Greenfield Tennis League
The Greenfield Tennis League is now accepting registrations for the summer season.
The league is coed and open to anyone 16 years old and older. Divisions are set up by playing ability and all matches take place on clay courts.
Cost is $25 for residents of Greenfield and $30 for nonresidents. Deadline to register is May 18.
For more information or to register contact Rick Miner at 863-4428.
Greenfield Junior League
The Greenfield Junior Tennis League is accepting registrations for the upcoming season.
The league is open from June 19 through Aug. 7 for boys and girls in grades 6 through 12, meeting on Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Davis Street courts.
To register, call the Greenfield Rec Department at 772-1553.