Bulletin Board: Frontier wins opener, 10-0
Frontier scored in every inning as it blanked Somers (Conn.), 10-0, in four innings during its opening game of the Easthampton Jimmy Fund 10-and-Under Youth Baseball Tournament Tuesday night at Nonotuck Park in Easthampton.
Patrick Donahue led a balanced offense for the winners with two hits and two RBIs. Matt Como chipped in with two singles and one RBI, Kyle Barnes had a single and drove in two runs, and Ben Martino and Hunter Haughey both contributed a single and an RBI. Ben Zaranek, Kevin Baumann and Ben Zoly also added a single.
Barnes pitched the first three innings for the win.
Greenfield Co-Rec League
Mitch Mailloux went 4-for-4 with a triple to power R.C. Pratt over the Keewanee All-Stars, 13-7, in a Greenfield Co-Rec Softball League game Tuesday night at Greenfield Middle School.
John Ollari smacked two doubles and a home run, while Kelly Burgh added four hits for R.C. Pratt.
Matthew McCarthy and Steph Wilkes both went 3-for-3 and Luis Melendez singled and homered for Keewanee.
• Elsewhere, Smitty’s Pub needed only five innings to beat Wilkinson Innovative, 15-0, at Green River.
Joe Gamache led the offense by going 3-for-3 with two doubles and six RBIs, and chucked a masterful two-hit shutout. Chris Zukowski was 3-for-3 with a double, triple, home run and four RBIs, and Mackenzie Coburn 3-for-4 with two RBIs.
Kevin Downes and Jim LaPointe had the only hits for Wilkinson.
• Also at Green River, Jeff Guy went 4-for-4 with three doubles, a triple and two RBIs as Beck’s Automotive bested Mesa Verde, 11-4.
Uriah Bartlett went 3-for-3, Jen Murphy drove in three runs and Jay Sadler singled and doubled for Beck’s.
Mike Cole singled and doubled and Ashley Dufresne singled for Mesa Verde.
• Finally, Red Door Bar doubled up French King Bowling & Entertainment Center, 12-6, at Hillside Park as Todd Wiles went 4-for-4, Frank Stumpo was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs, and Holly Stumpo scored two runs for the winners.
Ron Vachon led French King by going for 2-for-3 with two RBIs, and Aleah Diamond added one hit and one RBI.
PV Women’s League
Conway scored five times in the first inning and went on to defeat Ashfield, 9-2, in a Pioneer Valley Women’s Softball League game Tuesday evening in Ashfield.
Kendra Ouimette led the winners with four hits and two RBIs, Kristen Ouellette added a single, double and an RBI, and Ali Gryncewicz was 2-for-2 with a double for Conway.
Stephani Smith had two hits and Sarah Wilcox doubled for Ashfield.
• Elsewhere, the Foxtown Cubs beat Shelburne, 21-8, at Mohawk Trail Regional High School in Buckland in a contest stopped after five innings due to darkness.
Abby Lively went 5-for-5 with a homer and three RBIs to lead the Cubs. Hannah Dodge finished with four hits, and Angela Dodge was 3-for-4 with one RBI.
Taylor Boutwell, who homered, and Alta Rice both went 3-for-3 for Shelburne.
Kyle Fleming scored 11 points to lead Turners Falls over Greenfield, 39-27, in a DRIVE Hoops Girls’ Varsity Basketball League game Monday night at Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Greenfield.
Miranda Coulombe paced Greenfield with 8 points.
Elsewhere, Hinsdale, N.H., received 16 points from Sky Leclair 16 in a 30-19 verdict over Frontier.
Jordan Roberts had 9 points for Frontier.
• In Boys’ Varsity action at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield at Pioneer, Ryan Roberts hit for 15 points and Kevin Mendez chipped in 14 as Greenfield downed Frontier, 56-36.
Justin Farrick finished with 13 and Tim Hoar had 12 for Frontier.
Also, Mohawk used 17 from Jay Fortier and 12 from Levin Dupree to beat Easthampton, 56-34.
John Czarniak led the way for Easthampton with 11.
Finally, FC Tech upended Smith Voke, 46-35, behind Brian Como’s 13 points.
Nick Adair had 8 points for Smith Voke.
The 17th annual Franklin County Hoops Clinic with John Hickey and Angelo Thomas will take place Monday through July 25 at Greenfield Middle School.
For more information, go to www.drivehoopsbasketball.com.
Matt’s Men’s League
George Handschuh carded a 34 for low gross and a 29 for low net during Matt’s Men’s Golf League play Tuesday at Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Club in Turners Falls.
Anthony Perrone was closest to the pin on No. 7 (3 feet, 2 inches) and Ken Graves came closes ton No. 9 (3-10).
Russ Kimball and Rick Kimball lead the league with 13 points, while Bob Samson and Dave Katz are tied for second.
Edge Hill Men’s League
Bill Buck fired an even-par 36 and recorded plus-5 for best point quota in the Edge Hill Men’s Golf League on Tuesday in Ashfield.
John Walsh had low net of 33, while Mark Graves was closest to the pin on No. 6 (21-0).
In the B Division, top point quota went to Jon Sonntag at plus-51/ 2, Charlie Plesnar and Mike Earl each shot 44 to tie for low gross, and Nate Wynne had a 33 for low net.
CCG 18-hole women’s
Teresa Varner carded an 82 for low gross in the A Division of the Country Club of Greenfield Women’s 18-Hole Golf League Tuesday morning.
Kathie Fahey was the net winner with a 74.
In the B Division, Wendy Blanchard had the low gross score of 101, while Dianne Wood and Alane Smith tied for low net at 76.
Senators Road Race
The eighth annual Senators Road Race will be held July 26 at 9 a.m. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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.