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Bulletin Board: Phillips helps UMass knock off Notre Dame

Adam Phillips scored with 2 minutes, 47 seconds remaining Saturday night as UMass upset No. 13 Notre Dame, 3-2, in a Hockey East game in South Bend, Ind.

The teams split the weekend series after Notre Dame won Friday night’s opener, 5-3.

Steve Mastalerz made 33 saves for the Minutemen (4-11-2, 2-7-2 HE), and Branden Gracel and Joel Hanley also scored. Ray Pigozzi had two assists.

UMass plays a pair of non-conference games against Colgate Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 2 in Hamilton, N.Y., before returning to the Mullins Center on Dec. 17 at 7 to host Denver.

Pielocks sets record

Senior All-American Julia Pielock set a facility record in the 50-yard freestyle to help the 11th-ranked Connecticut College women’s swimming & diving team to New England Small College Athletic Conference wins over Trinity (205-114) and Hamilton (211-109) Saturday in Hartford.

Pielock, from Deerfield, swam to a time of 24.17 seconds in the 50 free, and won her second event of the day with a time of 54.28 seconds in the 100 free.


Weekend report

Jonathan Lounsbury from Bernardston shot a 190-pound, eight-point buck to lead the way for area hunters over the weekend during the Massachusetts shotgun deer hunting season.

Lounsbury checked his buck into Gould’s Sugarhouse in Shelburne, which finished with 16 checks on Saturday. Israel Drost also checked his second buck of the year into Gould’s with his 119-pound, spike-horn.

Chelsea Furlon from Charlemont also shot her first-ever buck with a 94-pounder that she checked into Gould’s. The buck had two points but one side of the rack was snapped.

Here’s the full list of reporting stations. For other reports from the weekend checks see Tuesday’s paper:

Gould’s (16)

Tyler Osman, Heath, 149, 10; Bradford Osgood, Williamsburg, 101, 6; Jonathan Lounsbury, Bernardston, 190, 8; Israel Drost, Greenfield, 119; spike; Arthur Churchill, Colrain, 121, 8; Michael Therieau, Brattleboro, Vt., 90, doe; Robert Tobin, Westhampton, 177, 8; Chelsea Furlon, Charlemont, 94, 2; Daniel Bassett, Shelburne Falls, 103, 4; John Johnston, Colrain, 162, 6.

George Gutierrez, Montague, 105, doe; Steven Beckwith, Bernardston, 115, 6; Michael Squires, Keene, N.H., 108, 3; Peter Tuttle, Greenfield, 105, 6; Armand Archibauld Jr., Sunapee, N.H., 127, 3; Jacob Clark, Charlemont, 75, male.

Sunderland (8)

James Rodovich, Deerfield, 122, 7; Walter Dacyczyn, South Deerfield, 112, 4; Ryan Cook, Belchertown, 107, doe; Scott Peabody, Deerfield, 123, 4; Donald Morrow, Easthampton, 117, 7; Edwin Thurston, Erving, 143, 8; Thomas Zyndonski Jr., Chicopee, 178, 8; Richard Grab, Deerfield, 95, 2.



Bradley Allen and Matt Greenwood each had one goal and one assist as Northfield Mount Hermon School defeated Westminster School, 3-2, in a boys’ prep hockey game Saturday at McCollum Arena in Gill.

Christian Heidelberger added a goal for the Hoggers (5-1 overall), and Kyle Redmond stopped 34 shots.


Gracey Reeder, Rylie Hager-Stone, Isabelle Magbie and Harper Baldwin teamed up to win the 200 yard freestyle relay for NMH on Saturday but the Lady Hoggers dropped a 103-78 decision to Williston Northampton School in a girls’ prep swimming & diving meet in Easthampton.

The four girls won the event in 1:53.22. Magbie also took second in the 100 butterfly and the 100 backstroke, while Hager-Stone took second in the 50 free and third in the 100 free. Reeder placed second in the 100 free.

Heidi Nocka won the 200 free (2:04.82) and the 500 free (5:43.27), and Caroline Sullivan came in second in the 100 breast.


AJ Brodeur scored 26 points to go with 13 rebounds and five blocked shots as NMH cruised to a 102-53 win over Williams College JV in a boys’ basketball game Sunday in Williamstown.

Jahshanti Allen added 6 points and 11 assists in the win, and Daquon Ervin chipped in 14 points, five rebounds and five assists. Jackson Donahue netted 13 points, Chris Sullivan and Josh Sharma each added 12 points, and Jase Harrison tossed in 11 points.

• On Saturday, Sharma shot 15-of-18 from the field for a game-high 33 points to go with 10 rebounds and NMH defeated Harvard University JV, 79-52, in Cambridge.

Donahue shot 5-of-8 from behind the 3-point arc to finish with 15 points in the win, and Sullivan collected 9 points, eight steals, six rebounds and three assists.

• In girls’ action, Opaul Morris finished with 18 points and seven rebounds to lead NMH to a 59-26 win over Thayer Academy Saturday in Gill.

Vanessa Udoji added 15 points, and Ruthann Zientek collected 11 points and six assists.


NMH’s Aidan Conroy went 4-0 at 145 pounds to take first place in the weight division during the “Rumble on the Hill” Tournament at the Canterbury School in New Milford, Conn. on Saturday.

NMH came in fourth out of a field of 20 teams at the event. Alex Bloom also won his weight class with a 4-0 record at 160 pounds. Jae Song (113 pounds), Justin Kim (120) and Colby Boudreau (138) each placed third in their weight classes.

Youth hockey

Chompers win

Chloe Cutting finished with four goals to lead Franklin County Hockey Association Collura Dental Chompers to a 7-2 win over Brattleboro in a Greater Springfield League Squirt B game over the weekend at Nelson Withington Rink in Brattleboro, Vt.

Kyle Barnes added two goals and three assists in the win, Aidan Roche added one goal and one assist, and Hunter Haughey chipped in one assist.

Trevor Parkinson made 15 saves in the win.

Warriors split

Bryce Jordan scored twice on Sunday but it wasn’t enough as the FCHA Gilmore & Farrell Insurance Warriors suffered their first loss of the season with a 5-4 defeat to Holy Name Stars in a GSL Bantam Division game at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield.

Cassidhe Wozniak added one goal and one assist in the loss. Jacob Bailey finished with one goal, while Miles Hiler and Christopher Urgiel each had one assist. Dalton Rice and Finnegan O’Connor combined to make 29 saves.

• On Saturday, Bryce Jordan scored three goals and added one assist as the Warriors clubbed Wilbraham Twin Meadows, 8-1.

Hiler added one goal and three assists, while Mason Whiteman chipped in one goal and one assist. Aurel Pydych, Urgiel and Alex Malinowski each collected one goal, while Ethan LaFleur, Alec Jordan and Emma Wesoloski each had an assist. O’Connor finished with 17 saves.

Mites unbeaten

Devin Niles scored nine goals on Sunday as FCHA defeated Amherst Maroon, 18-11, in a Mite Division hockey game in West Springfield.

Braeden Killeen and Trevor Kuchieski each scored three goals, Matt Lavoine finished with two goals, and Shane Prusak added one goal.

• On Saturday, Eathan Bryant and Kuchieski each scored three goals and FCHA edged Nonotuck, 13-9.

Prusak, Lavoine and Brady Booska each scored two goals, and Niles added one goal.

Youth basketball

Frontier 7/8 falls

Aaron Landry finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds but Frontier suffered a 68-62 loss to Easthampton in a grades 7 & 8 boys’ Suburban League basketball game at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield.

Ben Litskoski finished with 14 points, Brandyn Robinson added 8 points and seven steals, Joel Farrick collected 8 points and five assists. Hunter Campbell netted 8 points, and Ben Arnold added 5 points.

Frontier 5/6 wins

Sam Felton-Emrick scored 13 points to lead Frontier to a 46-14 win over Easthampton in a rematch of last year’s Suburban League grades 5 & 6 Green Division championship game to kick off the 2013 season in South Deerfield.

Bennett Pitcher added 12 points and six rebounds in the win, while Brett Robinson, Matt Como, Jared Vielmetti-Perusse and Andy Pelc each added 4 points. Owen Walkiewicz chipped in four rebounds and three assists for Frontier.

Youth soccer

Frontier 11s win

Rohan Edwards scored three goals and added one assist as the Frontier Evil Monkeys defeated the Hornets, 7-1, in a Under-11 Division boys’ indoor soccer game at AllSport in Northampton over the weekend.

Jake Hanieski added two goals in the win, Brady Burch collected one goal and one assist, Jesse Johansmeyer scored once, and Brady Finch tallied an assist. Hanieski and Dylan Martin combined to make 20 saves.

Frontier 13s fall

Natalie Denkiewicz scored two goals and added one assist on Sunday as Frontier defeated Easthampton, 5-2, in a Under-13 Division girls’ indoor soccer game at AllSport.

Jessica Wrisley finished with two goals in the win, and Mia Burch scored once. Alicia Hancock finished with one assist, and Sarah Zoly and Marisela Ackerman combined to make 22 saves.


Bluefish results

The Montague Bluefish had 34 swimmers beat their personal best times on Saturday to help the team to a 248-161 win over Palmer Stripers in Turners Falls.

Olivia Whittier swam up an age level against the 11-12 division girls and broke the 9-10 division record in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 2:39.25. She also won the 50 backstroke at 39.25. In other 11-12 action, Jade Tyler won the 200 individual medley in 3:01.69 and the 50 butterfly in 40.64. Karlie Porter won the 50 free (34.46) and the 100 free (1:17.70), while Ella Potee-Martin won the 50 breast (45.41) and came in second in the 50 free. Karissa Olson took second in the 200 free and the 100 free, Matila Hall placed second in the 200 IM, and Lily VanBaaren placed second in the 50 breast.

On the boys’ 11-12 side, Cameron Bradley won the 200 IM (2:56.66) and the 50 fly (33.80), while Riley Porter won the 200 free (3:03.54) and the 50 breast (46.08). Gray Davidson added a win in the 100 free in 1:23.90. Mosiayah Harvey-Ahmai took second in the 50 free and the 100 free, and Jason Albanese came in second in the 200 IM and the 50 fly. Eric Albanese took second in the 200 free and third in the 50 back, Morgan Downham placed second in the 50 back and third in the 50 free, and Jiro Roma came in second in the 50 breast.

Eliza Kelton won the 100 free (1:27.68) and the 100 breast (1:49.54) in girls’ 13-14 division action, while Nick Dragicevich won the 200 free (2:47.64) and the 100 breast (1:29.47) on the boys’ 13-14 side. Chloe Nunn won the 200 IM (2:52.19) and the 100 free (1:08.22) in girls’ 15-18 division action, and Lizz Saulnier won the 50 free (29.88) and the 100 breast (1:34.13). In boys’ 15-18 division action, Jay Fritz won the 50 free (26.95) and the 100 free (59.90).

In girls’ 8 & under action, Taryn McDonough won the 25 back (31.26) and the 25 breast (32.48), while Hazel Reeder won the 25 fly (35.91) and came in second in the 100 IM. Olivia Hammond won the 25 free (25.58) and placed second in the 50 free, and Grace Davenport won the 50 free (59.15) and took second in the 25 back. Ainslee Flynn took second in the 25 break, while Calla McKeon took second in the 25 free. On the boys’ side, Ben Tardif won the 25 free (30.24) and the 25 back (26.58).

In girls’ 9-10 swimming, Catherine Bezio won the 100 IM (1:42.14) and the 50 breast (52.55), while Veda Ruth Harvey-Ahmai won the 50 free (37.52) and took second in the 50 fly. Paige Loughman won the 50 back (48.33) and came in second in the 50 free, Abigayle Heathwaite placed second in the 100 free and the 50 back, and Jillian Scott took second in the 50 breast and third in the 100 IM. In the boys’ 9-10 division, Rowan McKeon won the 100 free (1:31.13) and took second in the 50 free, and Ryan Gleason finished second in the 50 back.

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