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Bulletin Board: Conway women win softball title

Cassy Jouannet went 2-for-3 with two RBIs Sunday and Conway defeated Ashfield, 7-0, in the championship game of the Pioneer Valley Women’s Softball League Tournament in Cummington.

Conway went 3-0 in tournament play to win the title and finished the season 12-1 overall. Michele Burch finished 2-for-2 in the title-winning game.

Stephanie Smith and Meg Lilly each went 2-for-3 in the loss.

Ashfield finished second in the league and was followed by the Cubs (third), Brew Crew (fourth), Shelburne Falls (fifth) and Goshen (sixth).

Anyone interested in starting a team or signing up as an individual for next season is encouraged to visit the league’s website at pvwsoftball.org.

Football

Greyhounds fall

The Southern Connecticut Sting took advantage of numerous turnovers by the Franklin County Greyhounds Saturday and cruised to a 34-3 win in a New England Football League semi-professional game at New London High School in New London, Conn.

Greyhounds’ quarterback Corey Meckling, coming off a strong performance in a win last week, struggled this time, completing as many passes to the opposition (three interceptions) as he did to his own team (3-for-12, 48 yards). Two of the three picks wound up getting returned for touchdowns.

Justin Fox finished with two catches for 44 yards in the loss.

Devon Williams finished with three solo tackles and an interception for Franklin County, while Kyle Matteson added two solo and five assisted tackles.

Franklin County (1-2) hosts CT Gamblers on Saturday at 3 at Mahar Regional School in Orange.

Golf

Lyman ace

Scott Lyman aced the 140-yard second hole at the Country Club of Greenfield Sunday.

The hole-in-one was the sixth in Lyman’s career. He used a 9-iron to accomplish the rare feat. Bill Luippold, Sue Luippold and Ann Lyman each witnessed the event.

Husband-Wife Ryder Cup

Brian and Sue Luippold shot a 72 to win the Husband and Wife Ryder Cup Tournament at the Country Club of Greenfield Sunday.

Bill and Phyllis Canon came in second with a 73, and Rick and Sue Sigda took third with a 77.

Scott and Anne Lyman won low net with a 56, while Chuck and Donna Yetter tied Ann and Jim McHugh for second with a 59.

KMP Shootout

Brian Luippold and Mark Kennedy shot a 68 to win the KMP Shootout Saturday at the Country Club of Greenfield.

Luippold and Josh Cook won low net with a 61.

Basketball

DRIVE Boys JV

Tucker Llewelyn scored 25 points, and Tyler Hastings added 19 as Whitney Fencing dumped FC Tech, 73-53, in a DRIVE Boys’ Junior Varsity Basketball League game at Indoor Action in Greenfield.

Zach Korpiewski netted 25 points in the loss.

• In other action, Justin Ciaglo finished with 16 points, and Henry Attias dumped in 14 to lead Hadley to a 72-32 win over Frontier.

Kyle Spencer scored a dozen points in the loss.

• Meanwhile, Ryan Boggio’s 12 points helped Hinsdale to a 53-49 win over Noho.

Kyle Rideout added 10 points in the win. Henry Doherty led Noho with 10 points.

• Finally, Justin Hubbard and Mike Menard scored 13 points apiece as Hubbard Heating & Cooling clipped Turners Falls, 50-45.

Tionne Brown finished with 13 points, and Nick Croteau added 10.

DRIVE Boys’ MS

Tyler Hastings scored 14 points while Garrett Cote added 13 to help Hill Street Concrete Rockers to a 49-41 win over Frontier in DRIVE Boys’ Middle School Basketball League action at Indoor Action in Greenfield.

Hunter Campbell finished with 14 points in defeat.

• Elsewhere, Tyler Lavin erupted for 22 points and Kyle Dodge netted 10 as Turners Falls knocked off Lions, 55-49.

Steven Steele scored 12 points in the loss.

Eat for the EDGE

The EDGE Basketball Club will hold a “Eat for the EDGE” fund-raiser at Jake’s Tavern on Avenue A in Turners Falls Friday from 5 to 9.

Jake’s will donate 10 percent of every bill toward the basketball program. There will also be raffles and other activities taking place during the event.

High Schools

Greenfield opening practices

Greenfield High School announced dates and times for opening day practices for the fall sports’ season:

• Football — Aug. 18 to 22 at 9 a.m. at Vets Fieldhouse. Grades 8 through 12.

• Boys’ soccer —Aug. 21 at 4 behind high school. Grades 8 through 12.

• Girls’ soccer — Aug. 21 at 4 behind high school. Grades 8 through 12.

• Cross country — Aug. 21 at 3 behind high school. Boys and girls grades 7 through 12.

• Field hockey — Aug. 21 at 9 a.m. behind high school. Grades 7 through 12.

• Girls’ volleyball — Aug. 21 at 9 a.m. behind high school. Grades 8 through 12.

• Golf — Aug. 21 at 3 at the Country Club of Greenfield. Grades 8 through 12.

• Cheerleading — Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. behind high school. Grades 8 through 12.

All players should have the white forms and physical forms completed in order to start practice.

Frontier opening practices

Frontier Regional School announced dates and times for opening day practices of the fall sports’ season:

• Football — Varsity and junior varsity: Meeting/equipment handout on Aug. 17 at 5. First practice on Aug. 18 from 5 to 7.

• Middle School football — Sept. 2 after school.

• Cross country — Aug. 21 at 6 behind high school. Grades 7 through 12.

• Boys’ soccer — Varsity and JV tryouts (grades 7 through 12) on Aug. 21 from 10:30 a.m. until 1 and 4 to 6 at Herlihy Park.

• Girls’ soccer — Varsity and JV tryouts (grades 7-12) on Aug. 21 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. and 2 to 4 at Herlihy Park.

• Middle school soccer — Boys and girls on Sept. 2 after school.

• Field hockey — Varsity and JV on Aug. 21 from 9 a.m. until noon.

• Middle school field hockey — Sept. 2 after school.

• Girls’ volleyball — Tryouts on Aug. 21. Grades 10 through 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. and grades 7 to 9 from 5 to 7 p.m.

• Golf — Tryouts for grades 7 through 12 on Aug. 21 at 3 at Cherry Hill Golf Course in Amherst.

All players must have a medical exam within 13 months of the first practice date and on record at Frontier to be eligible to practice. Coaches will accept updated medical forms at practice sites. Players will become ineligible to participate on the exact day 13 months from their last physical.

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