Bulletin Board: Booska’s stuns Pipione’s, 5-4
Colby Mailloux doubled and drove in two runs Wednesday night and fourth-seeded Booska’s Flooring upset top-seeded Pipione’s Sport Shop, 5-4, in Game 1 of the Newt Guilbault Community League semifinals at Campbell Field in Turners Falls.
Game 2 of the best-of-three playoff series will take place tonight at Gamelin Field.
Dalton Henderson singled in support of winning pitcher Joey Mosca.
Andy Craver singled and homered for Pips, while Jon Fritz singled.
• In other action, Mike Patnode belted a home run as part of a three-hit performance and No. 3 Greenfield Savings Bank upset No. 2 Montague Elks Lodge, 12-5, in Game 1 of the best-of-three semifinals at Gamelin Field.
Jack Putala had a huge game, homering as part of a two-hit performance, and also striking out 10 to earn the win on the mound. Jack Hamilton doubled and finished with three hits, while Jaden Whiting and Bryce Hill each had two hits.
Bailey Young finished with three hits for the Elks. Jake Sak homered for Elks, and Max Leh had a hit.
Game 2 will be tonight at Campbell Field.
TCL Cal Ripken
Jakob Burnett and Jared Bergman combined on a one-hitter to pitch the Erving Eagles into the Tri-County League Cal Ripken Major Division championship game with a 6-0 win over Winchester in a semifinal game Wednesday night at Zilinski Field in Erving.
The pitchers combined to strike out 12 in the win. Jacob Kozma homered for Erving, Ryan Bergmann finished with two hits, including a triple, Kevin Reil added two hits, and Lucas Upham doubled.
Aaron Smalley struck out eight in the loss and also doubled for the lone Winchester hit.
• In the other semifinal game, Jude Lindale hit the eventual game-winning RBI double in the bottom of the fifth inning to lead Northfield Blue to a 9-7 win over Northfield/Bernardston.
Jake Quinn belted a two-run home run as part of a two-hit night.
Owen Deane finished with three hits in the loss. Noah Fuess tripled and singled, Joey Boyden added two hits, and Bradley Norwood struck out eight in the loss.
The championship game is tentatively scheduled for Monday night.
Evan Leaf went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs to lead Denny’s Pantry to a 8-5 win over Maniatty Real Estate in Greenfield Minor League Major Division action Wednesday at Lunt Field in Greenfield.
Denny’s claimed the regular-season title with the win.
Leaf pitched two hitless innings during the game, while Nate Sciandra earned the win in relief and drove in two runs. Julian Trenholm singled and drove in a run.
Alex Tirrell finished with three hits and two RBIs for Maniatty, Dylan Wiles added two RBIs, and Mike McGoldrick picked up two hits.
• In other action, Jacob Bryant homered and added two singles to lead Gilmore & Farrell Insurance to a 11-7 win over New Fortune Restaurant.
Hunter Roberts earned the win, while Joe Monkiewicz and Ben Yu each had two hits.
Grayson Funk singled and homered for Gilmore & Farrell, while Kyle Devlin and Ruari Maloney added two hits apiece.
• Finally, Ethan Bryant drove in Colby Avery with the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning as Smitty’s Pub beat Greenfield Elks, 8-7.
Avery doubled earlier in the inning to get into scoring position. Samantha Smith belted a two-run home run for Smitty’s and finished with three hits and three runs scored. Kyle White doubled, tripled and drove in three runs, and Brody Baird singled, doubled and drove in two runs. Baird pitched one perfect inning of relief, while Avery pitched three scoreless innings of relief to earn the win.
Jared Hart struck out seven in five innings in the loss. Ryan Cote doubled and drove in three runs, Troy Emond singled and plated a run, and Nick Bresciano and Judan Retzlaff each had one RBI.
Adam Hallenback went 2-for-3 and earned the mound win as Marmac defeated Akey Insurance, 6-2, in a Franklin County Babe Ruth baseball game Wednesday at Abercrombie Field in Greenfield.
Ben Sherman went 2-for-3 with a double in the win.
Elliott Mousseau, Brett Miner, Jake Loughman and Arlo Larange each had one hit in the loss.
Quinn Doyle struck out two and allowed five runs on five hits and two walks to lead Deerfield TNT to a 11-4 win over Mohawk in a Mickey Mantle baseball game Wednesday at Headmasters Field in Deerfield.
Deerfield scored 11 unanswered runs after Mohawk took a 4-0 lead. Brian Shaw went 3-for-3 with a double and three RBIs and two runs scored. Bennie Bruscoe went 2-for-2 with a double, three RBIs and three runs.
Torsten Sloan-Anderson struck out six in the loss.
Jared Vielmetti-Perusse doubled and drove in two runs Wednesday as Jankowski Plumbing edged Hadley Police, 7-5, in the regular-season finale of the Frontier Cal Ripken 50/70 league at Sunderland Town Hall Field.
Nick Jarvis doubled and drove in a run in the win. Ben Bardwell and Ito McMillan each singled twice, and Sam Dadmun singled and plated a run.
Gabe Gochinski earned the win, while Brett Robinson picked up the save.
• In playoff action, Garrett DeForest struck out nine as New England Greenscape dumped Hadley Young Men’s Club, 11-0.
Declan Cullinane pitched one inning of scoreless relief.
Bennett Pitcher and Dylan Apanell each finished with two hits, one RBI and one run scored. Bryan Baumann singled and scored twice, Ryan Antes added two hits and one run, and Ben Morse singled twice.
New England Greenscape will take on Northampton in the championship game.
Teagan Cardaropoli doubled and drove in two runs, including the game-winner, as Franklin Orthopedic edged Pipione’s, 19-18, in the Greenfield Girls’ Softball League playoffs Wednesday at Murphy Park in Greenfield.
Taylor Mahar singled twice and drove in a run, while Isabella Allen hit three singles and plated two runs. Johanna Guiod singled and drove in four runs, and Gemanaia Cruz doubled, singled and recorded two RBIs.
Karlie Porter finished with four hits and three RBIs in the loss, and Kaitlin Lavoine collected three hits and drove in two runs. Morgan Pendriss singled twice, doubled and scored four times.
People’s 7, Teddy Bear 1 (5) — David Clark singled and drove in two runs to lead Peoples Bank to a 7-1 win over Teddy Bear Pools in a Tri-County League baseball game Wednesday night at Valiton Field in South Deerfield.
Peoples easily leads the TCL standings with a 7-0 record. The Bankers scored three times in the first and four times in the third. The game had to be halted after five innings due to darkness.
Zach Goodwin-Boyd and Mike Dombrowski each had two hits, including a double and one RBI. Ted Lerud doubled and drove in a run, and Tom Bouvier doubled. Joe Popielarczyk struck out five and did not walk a batter in the win.
Tom Malooly singled twice in the loss, while Casey Blanchard, Zach Bartak and Corey Shearer each had one hit.
Andrew Sadowski struck out five in four innings in the loss. Kyle Platner struck out one in one inning of relief.
Rich Burgh and Ray Mailloux combined to throw a four-hitter as RC Pratt beat the Red Door, 13-1, in a Greenfield Co-Rec Adult Softball League game at Green River Field.
John Ollari went 5-for-5 with a home run and a triple for RC Pratt, which was playing a man down, and James Jouannet went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a triple. Mailloux went 3-for-4 with a double, and Katie Dobias added two hits.
Troy Thomas had two doubles in the loss.
• In other action, Jimmy Rode hit a two-run double in the seventh inning and Smitty’s Pub rode it to victory, 7-5 over Hot L Warren at Green River Field.
Cassy Jouannet went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBIs in the win, and Doug Letourneau went 2-for-3.
Liz Sweet went 3-for-3 in the loss, and Greg Chaisson went 2-for-2 with a home run off winning pitcher Joe Gamache.
• Elsewhere, Charlie Richardson went 3-for-4 with two home runs and six RBIs as Beck’s Automotive crushed the Kiwanee All-Stars, 22-8, at Greenfield Middle School.
Adam Bastarache went 5-for-5 with a pair of doubles in the win, Dan Bartlett uncorked a pair of home runs and drove in five runs, and Ashley Parker went 3-for-4.
Andrew Russo went 3-for-3 with a home run in the loss, and Tasha Gilbert went 2-for-3.
• Finally, Mark Kosloski belted a two-run homer and Carly Nartowicz knocked in three runs as Turners Falls Pizza House downed OPT/The Body Shoppe, 13-2, at Hillside Park.
Tyler Leroux led OPT/TBS with two hits.
David Snow and Dave Bonnette lead the Greenfield Elks Men’s League with 39 points following Wednesday night’s competition at the Country Club of Greenfield.
Gary Noga and Larry Jubb are in second place with 34 points. Stan Maynard was closest to the pin on No. 5 (11 feet, 5 inches).
CC of Greenfield 18-hole
Teresa Varner carded a 40 for A Division low gross in the Odd Or Even Holes Tournament during the Women’s 18-Hole Golf League at the Country Club of Greenfield Tuesday morning.
Margo Worden carded the low-net score of 30.5.
In the B Division, Alane Smith posted the low-gross score of 50 and Mary McNally had a 35 for low net.