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Bulletin Board: Mohawk comes back to beat Southwick

Mohawk second baseman Shelby Sinistore reaches for am errant throw as Southwick's Molly Petit slides safely into second base during Mohawk's thrilling 10-9 Suburban League 14U softball win Monday evening at Mohawk Trail Regional High School in Buckland.
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Mohawk second baseman Shelby Sinistore reaches for am errant throw as Southwick's Molly Petit slides safely into second base during Mohawk's thrilling 10-9 Suburban League 14U softball win Monday evening at Mohawk Trail Regional High School in Buckland. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

Mohawk scored three runs in bottom of the seventh to overtake Southwick, 10-9, in a Suburban Softball League 14-and-under game Monday night at Mohawk Trial Regional High School in Buckland.

Southwick had scored twice in the top of the seventh to take a 9-7 lead but Mohawk’s Shelby Sinistore got a run back when she bunted home Morgan Roccio and later scored the tying run on a wild pitch. Olivia Dubrule followed with a singled, stole second and moved to third on a wild pitch, then Kaitlin Johnston hit a hard grounder that the Southwick first baseman knocked down but Johnston beat her to the bag for the infield single and Dubrule scored the winning run.

Dubrule finished with two singles, a triple and three RBIs. Mikayla Bompastore smacked two singles, two doubles drove in a pair of runs, while Kaitlin Johnston added three singles.

Lydia Donahue overcame early control problems and struck out 12 to earn the complete-game win.

Mohawk (5-1) faces West Springfield Thursday at Mittineague Park at 6 p.m.

• Elsewhere, Frontier cruised to a 41/ 2-inning, 16-4 win over Turners Falls at Zabek Field in South Deerfield.

Hannah Leclair and Camille Allie both doubled and knocked in a run, and Caitlynn Devine, Sarah Zoly and Ava Harper all singled for Frontier. Ella Deane fanned three in the complete-game win.

Alyson Murphy led Turners with a single, home run and one RBI, while Melissa Hersey singled, doubled and knocked in a run.

Montague Co-Rec

Main Street Bar & Grille won its first game of the season with a 16-9 win over Montague Mini Storage in a Montague Co-Rec Softball League game Monday night at Green River Park in Greenfield.

Chris Arsenault led Main Street with a single, double, home run and four RBIs. Kevan Bordner went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, Capricia Morin added two hits and one RBI, and Ashley Bordner contributed one hit and two RBIs.

Greenfield Co-Rec

Matt Luippold went 5-for-5 with a grand-slam homer as Brad’s Place downed Wilkinson Innovative, 27-10, in Greenfield Co-Rec Softball League play Monday night.

Lynn Parker added three hits for Brad’s.

Steve Billiel singled a belted a grand slam, and Crystal Wilkinson chipped in two singles for Wilkinson.


CFC championships

Tim Rice and Terry Boyce captured the overall titles in the men’s and women’s senior club championship over the weekend at Crumpin-Fox Club in Bernardston.

Rice fired rounds of 73 and 78 for a 36-hole total of 151 to defeat perennial champion Tom Bergeron (76-77—153) by two strokes. David Crisafulli put together a 76-81—156 weekend to finish third, Mike Campbell came in fourth (84-79—163) and Mike Griffin placed fifth (84-81—165).

Bob Martin posted a 63-70—133 total to claim low net, while Jim Reid (72-66—138) and Phil Phillips (67-71—138) tied for second.

Rice and Griffin finished 1-2 in the Senior Division (ages 50-59), while Mike Campbell posted a low net of 145.

Bergeron and Phillips were the top two finishers in the Super Senior Division crown (ages 60-69), and Martin was the net winner.

Gene Cetto (83-85—168) was tops in the Super-Duper Senior Division (ages 70 and up), followed by George Anderson (79-94—173), while Dick Barnes claimed low net (67-73—140).

Boyce edged Diane Griffin by a single stroke to win the women’s crown. Boyce finish at 92-89—191, and Griffin was 91-91—182. Tina Browne was the overall low net winner (68-79—147).

Boyce also took the top spot in the Senior Division, while Liz Dolby won low net (75-83—158).

Griffin and Brown were the gross and net winners in the Super Senior Division crown (ages 60-69), while Therese Romano (113-112—225) and Whitney Robbins (105-109—214) were the gross and net winners in the Super-Duper Senior Division.

YMCA Outing

Bob Provost, KC Finley, Tim Farrell and Mert Provost tied for low gross with John Cormican, Jason Kelton and Jamie Crocker at 55 in the Men’s Division of the YMCA Outing benefit golf tournament on Monday at the Country Club of Greenfield.

Bill Fitzpatrick, Garrett Cousineau, Steve Roy and Clint McCloud posted the low net score of 56.

Ryan Martin, David Donoghue, Kellie Brown and Steve Colby combined to win the Mixed Division low gross title with a 59. Bill Martin, Isabel Field, Dan Finn and Rich Fahey finished with a 56 to claim low net.

Phyllis Canon, Margo Worden, Sue Sigda and Kathie Fahey won low gross in the Women’s Division at 68, while low net went to Sally Roberts, Jane Brown, Mary McNally and Sandy Ruggeri with a 61 after a match of cards.

Thomas Memorial Men’s

Eric Adams fired a 3-under 32 for low gross in the Monday Night Men’s Golf League at Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Club in Turners Falls.

Chris Bourbeau came closest to the pin on No. 7 (16 feet, 10 inches).

Adams leads the league with 101 points, followed by Darren Lenois with 98.

Northfield Skins

Peter Jenkins and Devin Lockley carded a 35 for low gross in the Monday Night Skins Golf League at Northfield Golf Club.

Lloyd Grover and Bill Holbrook took low net with a 31.

Doug Taylor was closest to the pin on No. 6 (12-6) and John Adams was closest on No. 7 (12-0).

Mark K Memorial Mixed

Al Holmes, Dave Shippa, Walter O’Neil and Al Blanchard Jr. carded a 59 and won a match of cards in the Mark K Memorial Mixed Golf League on Monday at Oak Ridge Golf Club in Gill.

Butch Trinque, Bob LaCoy, Bob Barrus and Sue O’Neil also shot 59 and placed second.


Bay State Games

The West girls’ volleyball team took the silver medal at the Bay State Games held at UMass-Boston over the weekend.

West went 7-3 in round robin pool play to earn the second seed in the playoffs. With a bye to the semis, West beat Coastal, 25-23, 25-10, before losing to a talented Southeast team, 25-19, 25-17, in the final. It was the third year in a row West has lost to Southeast in the final.

Emily Woodward of Deerfield led the West during the competition with 108 assists and 16 digs. Tessa Neverett of Athol recorded 20 kills and 20 digs, Sarah Conlisk of Deerfield totaled 22 digs, 10 kills and 7 service aces, Remi Quesnelle of Sunderland contributed 15 kills, 10 aces and 17 digs, and Katherine Conlisk of Deerfield collected 6 kills, 6 assists and 10 digs.


DRIVE men’s playoffs

DRIVE Hoops used 30 points from Angelo Thomas and 20 from Brendan Kordana to defeat Bruso Computer Solutions, 98-60, in a DRVIE Hoops Men’s Basketball League quarterfinal playoff game Sunday night at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield.

Melvin Moreno led BCS with 14 points.

• Elsewhere, Ryan Blair finished with 18 and Dave Sontag had 15 as Keene, N.H., bested Berkshire Pizzeria, 90-63.

Jeremy Thomas had 18 and Tyrone Henderson added 13 for Berkshire Pizzeria.

• Also, Noho upended Taylor’s Tavern/Snow & Sons Landscaping, 93-79, as Jake Laga netted 20 and Derek McMahon added 19 for the winners.

Taylor’s/Snow & Sons was led by Derek D’Amours with 27 and Cody Snow with 17.

• Finally, Chris Brown bucketed 20 and Kris Kachelmeyer threw in 18 as VT Nameless downed Green Fields Market, 90-68.

Tyson Dowdy led GFM with 16.

In Wednesday’s semifinals at Messer Gymnasium, DRIVE Hoops meets Keene at 6:30 and VT Nameless takes on Noho at 7:40.


Morgan show in Hamp

The 75th edition of the New England Morgan Horse Show will be held Monday through July 26 at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Northampton.

The oldest Morgan horse show in the world will showcase over 600 registered Morgan horses competing in 300 classes.

For more information or updates, visit the New England Morgan Horse Association’s website,


Officials course

The Connecticut Valley Soccer Officials Association will conduct an instructional course for interested candidates during August.

Members of the CVSOA officiate scholastic soccer matches in Franklin and Hampshire counties during the fall. Members must be 18 years of age or older.

For more information, contact Artie Burke at 863-2452 or

Road racing

Senators Road Race

The eighth annual Senators Road Race will be held July 26 at Mahar Regional School in Orange.

Entry fee is $15 per person for the 5-kilometer race. Registration forms are available at Trail Head and the Athol YMCA.

For a race form or more information, email to

FCHC Clinic

The 17th annual Franklin County Hoops Clinic with John Hickey and Angelo Thomas will take place July 21 through 25 at Greenfield Middle School.

For more information go to

Track & field

PV pole vault school

The Pioneer Valley Pole Vault School in Bernardston is open by appointment for individual and group lessons through the fall with negotiable rates.

Lessons will be taught by Pioneer Valley Regional School track and Northfield Mount Hermon pole-vault coach Jim Bell, himself a Masters pole vaulter.

For more information, contact Bell at 413-648-8929.

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