Bulletin Board: Hoggers ice Cushing, 6-3
Northfield Mount Hermon School erupted for fourth goals in the final 16 minutes to defeat rival Cushing Academy, 6-3, in a prep boys’ hockey game on Wednesday at McCollum Arena in Gill.
Ben Freeman led the offensive effort with two goals and two assists for the Hoggers (14-6-1 overall, 11-6-0 NEPSAC), who completed a season sweep of the Penguins with the win. Peter-Owen Hayward scored two goals and assisted on another while Alden Weller contributed one goal and two assists for NMH.
Conor O’Brien stopped 39 of 42 shots in net for the win.
Kezzy Wingate dropped in a game-high 19 points and C’Quoya Haughton totaled 16 points, 10 rebounds and 4 steals as Stoneleigh-Burnham School upended Holderness School, 52-50, in a prep girls’ basketball game Wednesday in Greenfield.
Rosemary Ilang added 10 points and eight rebounds for the Owls. Ieva Jasponyte chipped in with 7 points and eight boards.
• Elsewhere, NMH downed Kimball Union Academy, 54-44, at Forslund Gymnasium in Gill.
Ruthann Zientek netted 11 points and Kaylah Pinkney registered 9 points and seven rebounds for the Hoggers (9-4), who led 33-18 at the half.
Zach Mooney of Eaglebrook School was the lone boy to break 80 seconds in both of his giant slalom runs to win the boys’ individual race during the Mount Institute Ski League Wednesday at Berkshire East Ski Resort in Charlemont.
Mooney, a Charlemont resident, finished his two runs in a mountain-best time of 78.62 seconds. Nick Bertrand of the NMH-A squad was second overall in 80.50, while the Deerfield Academy-A trio of Gill resident Madison Baker (81.86), Jack Paul (82.02) and Sam Armstrong (82.08) completed the top five.
Deerfield won the boys’ team race with 334 points, followed by NMH with 306 and Eaglebrook with 292.
On the girls’ side, Camila Goclowski of Montague registered an easy win in the GS with a combined time of 84.69 to lead NMH-A to the team win. Its 251 points were six more than Miss Hall’s School, while DA was a distant third (219).
Tory Dobbin of NMH-A came in third (89.51), and Alaina Chen of Deerfield was fourth (89.75).