Colts beat Wave in slugfest, 7-5
After a slow start to its season, Chicopee Comprehensive High School has suddenly found its scoring touch.
After skunking crosstown rival Chicopee High School six days ago, 8-3, and earning a 3-3 tie against South Hadley High School on Monday, the Colts came up to Greenfield on Friday night and fired home six goals in the final two periods to grab a 7-5 win over Greenfield High School in Fay-Wright Division hockey action at Collins-Moylan Arena.
Comp — which hasn’t lost in its last seven games (5-0-2) — scored three straight goals in the 2-minute, 22-second times in the second period to take a 4-2 lead and never relinquished it.
Travis Seymour led the Colts’ offense with a hat trick and an assist. Jeremy Lewis, who scored the go-ahead goal, chipped in with one goal and three assists. Brandon Pavoni, Joe Trombley and Ethan Cervonayco also lit the lamp for Comp (5-2-2, ) .
Jourdan York-Welcome paced the Green Wave with two goals and two assists. Jake Elwell scored one goal and assisted on two others, while Tyler Townsley and Cam Woodward also rippled the twine. Zach Langlois contributed a pair of assists.
Greenfield (4-1-2, 3-1-1 Fay-Wright) travels to Fitzpatrick Arena in Holyoke today at 3:30 to face Chicopee High School.
Hampshire 62, Mahar 33 — Laura Whitely tossed in 18 points as host Hampshire Regional High School dominated Mahar Regional School, 62-33, in independent girls’ basketball action Friday night in Westhampton.
Katie O’Connor dumped in 14 and Bri Weltlich added 11 for the Red Raiders, who built a 33-15 halftime lead.
Ally Parker led the Senators with 9 points, Caitriona Cronin dropped in 8 and Cassie Verheyen had 7.
Hopkins 68, Mohawk 32 — Mackenzie Sullivan points in a game-high 24 points, including five 3-pointers, to power Hopkins Academy to a 68-32 independent girls’ basketball win over Mohawk Trail Regional High School on Friday in Buckland.
Kate Sullivan added 17 points and Madi Stevens threw in 14 for the Golden Hawks, who led 33-9 at halftime.
Laura Ward was the Warriors’ top scorer with 9 points. Blaze Petko-Sands finished with 7 and Hope Lively had 6.
Turners Falls High School earned a split in an independent swim meet at South Hadley High school Friday afternoon, with the boys bringing home a 40-23 victory, and the girls falling, 67-25.
Jay Fritz won the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 26.43, and placed second in the 100 backstroke (1:11.03). Ian MacPhail placed second in both the 200 free (2:16.53) and the 500 free (5:59:99), both career bests. Riley Palmer finished second in the 100 breastroke (1:23.77). In the 200 medley, Fritz, Palmer, MacPhail, and James Dolan finished first (2:11.14), and in the 200 free relay Fritz, Chase Blair, Branden Chapin, and Alex Tirrell got the victory with a time of 2:13.68.
For the girls, Mackenzie Salls won the 100 backstroke at 1:16.36, and recorded a career best of 49.68 in the 200 individual medley. Mackenzie Phillips finished second in the 50 free (28.39), and the 100 free (1:07.22). Nicole John placed second in the 200 free at 2:39.13, and in the 100 fly (1:16.98). Kate Garcia placed third in the 50 free (37.07).