Bulletin Board:Hamp beats Frontier, 15-10
Frontier pitcher Olivia Deane reaches to tag Northampton baserunner who beat the throw and was safe during host Frontier's 15-10 loss Tuesday evening at Zabek Field in South Deerfield, where the teams met in a 12-and-under Suburban League softball game. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »
Northampton scored five runs in the fifth to break open a close game and beat Frontier, 15-10, in a Suburban League 12-and-under softball game Tuesday night at Zabek Field in South Deerfield.
The rally helped Hamp take a 12-5 lead.
Amanda Fuller led Frontier, going 2-for-3 with three RBIs. Natalie Denkiewicz logged a single and two RBIs, Kathryn Hoie added a single and RBI, and Maddie Fifield doubled.
Frontier (5-3) and Hamp will play the rematch today at 6 p.m. at Sheldon Field in Northampton.
On Saturday, Fifield went 3-for-3 with a triple and two RBIs as Frontier beat Agawam, 11-6, at Sacred Heart Field in Agawam.
The Springfield Rockettes rallied from an early five-run deficit to beat Deerfield, 10-8, in a Metro Softball League 18-and-under game Tuesday night at Greenleaf Park in Springfield.
Becca Carkhuff led Deerfield with a single, double and three RBIs. Megan Rice added a single, double and two RBIs, Shelby Scarborough chipped in an RBI single, and Alyssa Ouellette and Cassie Jeschke each singled.
Frontier plays in the league tournament over the weekend at Greenleaf.
Santo Arce went 2-for-2 and doubled home the winning ruin in the bottom of the seventh inning to help Keewanee All-Stars edge Turners Falls Pizza House, 8-7, in a Greenfield Co-Rec Softball League game Tuesday night at Green River Park.
Luis Melendez went 4-for-4 with three doubles and Steph Wilkes was 3-for-4 for Keewanee.
Dustin Olson tripled for TF Pizza.
• Elsewhere, Abe Klein singled in the go-ahead run and Red Door went on to beat OPT/The Body Shoppe, 9-7.
Frank Stumpo went 4-for-4 with a double and homer, Shawn Waldron added three hits and Kristy Roberts had two hits for Red Door.
Kyle Jackman had two hits for OPT/Body Shoppe.
• At Greenfield Middle School, Smitty’s Pub scored 18 times in the third inning to rally from an 11-0 deficit and beat Team Allure, 25-14.
Dan Prasol led the onslaught for Smitty’s by going with 5-for-5 with two doubles, homer and fiver RBIs. Amber Coburn was 5-for-5 with a double, and Joe Gamache went 3-for-3 with two doubles, a triple and four RBIs.
Brian Ginnity was 3-for-3 with a double and Chris Arsenault added two doubles for Team Allure.
• Also, The Doors upended Brad’s Place, 7-4, at Hillside Park. Steve Smith led the winners by going 3-for-3, while Ashley Podlesny collected a single and a three-run homer.
Alyssa Sheppard and Shane Parker each went 2-for-3 for Brad’s.
PV Women’s League
Carrie LeDoyt went 4-for-4 to lead the Heart For Art Cubs to a 6-3 win over the Buckland Brew in a Pioneer Valley Women’s Softball League game Tuesday night at Cricket Field in Buckland.
Hannah Dodge slapped a single and triple and Andrea LeDoyt added two hits for the Cubs.
Marie Hall was 3-for-3 and Jess Hicks singled and doubled for BBC.
• Elsewhere, Molly Wickline went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs while playing stellar defense at shortstop as Conway bested Shelburne, 18-5, in Conway.
Nelly Denehy added three RBIs for Conway.
Alta Rice had a single, double and one RBI, and Jenny Dawson belted a triple and drovein a pair of runs for Shelburne.
Matt’s Men’s League
George Handschuh fired an even-par 35 for low gross in the Matt’s Men’s Golf League Tuesday at Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Club in Turners Falls.
Ken Adams carded a 29 for low net.
Handschuh was closest to the pin on No. 7 (23 feet, 11 inches), and Adams was closest on No. 9 (32-1).
Rick Kimball and Russ Kimbell lead the league with 17 points, followed by Charlie Hunting and Bob Wilson with 161/ 2, and Handschuh and Jon Snow with 16.
Edge Hill Men’s
Ronnie Parker had the top A Division point quota at plus-5 and had a 34 for low net during Edge Hill Men’s Golf League play Tuesday evening in Ashfield.
Matt Vandale posted a 38 for low gross and came closest to the pin on No. 6 (28-10).
Nate Wynne had the B Division’s best point quota at plus-71/ 2, while taking low net with a 31.
Bob Champigny shot a 46 for low gross.
Wiles benefit tourney
A benefit golf tournament for Indira Wells will be held on Aug. 16 at Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Club in Turners Falls.
Entry fee is $65 per person, including cart, for the four-person scramble, which will begin with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Hot dogs will be available on the course.
Proceeds will help offset Wiles’ medical costs.
For more information or to sign up, call 863-8003 or 659-3061.
Jay Fortier netted 17 points and Jake Cross added 11 to help Mohawk defeat Frontier, 42-36, in a DRIVE Hoops Boys’ Varsity Basketball League contest Monday night at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield.
Justin Farrick and Tim Hoar each had 16 points for Frontier.
Elsewhere, Twin Valley received 18 points apiece from D.J. Lazel and Sam Liddy in a 58-34 win over Smith Voke.
Nick Adair paced Smith Voke with 10.
• In Girls’ Varsity League action at Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Greenfield, Brianna Jobst led a balanced offense with 6 points as the Panthers edged Frontier, 28-27.
Izzy Dousier led all scorers with 9 for Frontier.
Also, Lyra Rideout’s game-high 15 points helped Hinsdale, N.H., beat Turners Falls, 37-23.
Kylie Fleming finished with 5 points for Turners.
Clay Court Classic
The 2014 Beacon Clay Court Classic mens singles tennis tournament will be held Monday through Aug. 1 at the Beacon Street Courts in Greenfield.
Matches begin at 5:30 p.m. sharp each night, and players must be available to pay all week.
Entry fee is $10 per player, plus an unopened can of tennis balls for the single-elimination tourney. Deadline to register is Sunday at 6 p.m.
All proceeds will benefit the courts.
For more information, contact Tim Prevost at 773-8984.