Bulletin Board: Carkhuff rescues Deerfield, 6-5

Becca Carkhuff singled home Megan Rice with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Deerfield a 6-5 win over Southwick in a Metro Softball League 18-and-under game Tuesday evening at Zabek Field in South Deerfield.

Mariah Morse led the seventh with a single and Rice re-entered the game as a pinch-runner. Rice stole second and moved to third on Ashley Borkowski’s one-out single, paving the way for Carkhuff’s game-winning heroics.

Carkhuff finished with three hits, Mae Fydenkevez added a home run and two RBIs, while Borkowski chipped in a pair of singles.

Shelby Scarborough went the distance to earn the pitching win.

Deerfield travels to Northampton Sunday for a doubleheader at Sheldon Field beginning at 4 p.m.

Women’s softball

PV Women’s League

Deb Lively went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs as the Foxtown Cubs downed Goshen, 18-14, in a Pioneer Valley Women’s Softball League game Tuesday at Cricket Field in Buckland.

Abby Lively (two RBIs) and Katie Herzig both added three hits for the Cubs.

Whitney Roberts went 5-for-5 and Ashley Pease was 4-for-5 for Goshen.

• In other action, Ali Gryncewicz went 2-for-2 and drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning Tuesday as Conway edged Brew Crew Buckland, 16-15, in Conway.

Kristin Ouellette went 4-for-5 with a triple and three RBIs in the win, and Nelly Denehy went 4-for-5 with a solo home run.

Kim Sweet finished 3-for-3 with three RBIs for Brew Crew, Jess Hicks went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, and Liz Sweet went 3-for-5 with one RBI. RBI.

Greenfield Co-Rec

Jim Bergeron went 4-for-4 with six RBIs to lead The Doors to a 22-7 win over Team Allure in a Greenfield Co-Rec Softball League game Tuesday night at Greenfield Middle School.

Tim Richter also went 4-for-4 and scored three times for The Doors.

Jereck Smith was 4-for-4 with five RBIs and Brian Ginnity was 3-for-3 for Team Allure.

• Elsewhere, French King Bowling & Entertainment Center upended OPT/The Body Shoppe, 6-2, at Green River Park.

Matt Orrell went 3-for-3 and Rachael Renaud had two hits for French King.

Kyle Conway and Ainslee Penfield both ripped three hits for OPT/TBS.


Mickey Mantle

Noah Barnes scattered five hits and one walk while striking out 12 in a complete-game effort to lead Deerfield TNT to a 11-3 win over Holyoke in a PVYBL Mickey Mantle game Tuesday night at Crosier Field in Holyoke.

Nathan Patterson went 3-for-3 with two doubles, a triple and one RBI to lead Deerfield. Brian Shaw singled, doubled and drove in a run, and Trevor Mankowsky added two hits and two RBIs for the winners, who built an 8-1 lead in the fourth inning and cruised to the win.

• At Beacon Field in Greenfield, Axel Vasquez pitched five innings of one-hit ball with seven strikeouts as Greenfield Antonio’s II bested Easthampton, 8-5.

Brett Miner and Cole Tognarelli both had two hits and Josiah McBerry added a single and two RBIs for Antonio’s II. Tanner Jones was a defensive standout.

Frontier 12s lose

A three-run home run in the sixth inning helped Hudson to a 9-5 win over Frontier in the semifinals of the Cal Ripken WMass State Tournament Monday night in Milford.

Corbin Blight whacked a two-run home run for Frontier, while Dylan Apanell belted a solo shot. Bennett Pitcher and Garrett DeForest each added RBI singles. Apanell suffered the loss.


Guys & Dolls

The Country Club of Greenfield Women’s 18-Hole League held its annual Guys & Dolls Two-Person Scramble on Tuesday.

Barb Killeen and Jack Killeen claimed low gross with a 68, while Teresa Varner and Jack Varner tied with Sue Welenc and Tim Rice for second at 70.

Dianne Wood and Peter Wood posted a 59.5 for low net, followed by Anne Lyman and Scott Lyman with a 60, and Sue McDonald and Bill McDonald at 61.

Closest-to-the-pin honors on No. 5 went to Bill Canon for the men (6-7) and Bark Killeen for the women (29-4).

Matt’s Men’s League

Ken Graves carded a 37 for low gross in the Matt’s Men’s Golf League on Tuesday at Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Club in Turners Falls.

John Polana claimed low net with a 28.

Jon Snow came closest to the pin on No. 7 (15-10), and Dave Katz was closest on No. 9 (15-4).

Katz and Bob Samson lead the league with 101/ 2 points.


DRIVE Boys’ Varsity

Jay Fortier and Levin Dupree each scored 13 points on Monday to lead the Warriors to a 53-23 win over Hinsdale in a DRIVE Hoops Boys’ Varsity Basketball League game at Pioneer Valley Regional School in Northfield.

Dan O’Malley led Hinsdale with 10 points.

• In other action, Liam Ellis netted 22 points, and Jalen Sanders added 17 as Turners Falls edged Greenfield, 62-56.

Tim Cooley and Brad Hastings scored 18 points apiece in the loss.

• Finally, Skylar Phelps scored 12 points and Twin Valley bested FC Tech, 47-39, in overtime.

Nate Boyer finished with 12 points in the loss, and Colin Gould added 11.

DRIVE Girls’ Varsity

Maddy Chmyzinski finished with 11 points to lead Turners Falls to a 33-23 win over the Hawks in a DRIVE Hoops Girls’ Varsity Basketball League game at Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Greenfield.

Izzy Contois scored 8 points in the loss.

• In other action, Brittany Andrews scored 11 points to lead the Panthers to a 29-10 win over Greenfield.

Molley Duclos played well in the loss.

Orange Basketball Camp

The second session of the Orange Recreation Basketball Camp will take place from July 14 to 18.

The 10-counselor staff gives instruction, drills and individualized attention to campers and the camp runs from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. every day. Camp is open to boys and girls entering grades 4-9 this fall.

For more information call 978-544-6377 or visit the Orange Recreation Association on Facebook and leave a message.

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