Hawks dump Raiders, 87-58
Katherine Conlisk tossing the javeline
Frontier's Kin Wildman-Hanlon long jump
Kat Miner clears the bar in the high jump on Tuesday at Frontier
Clare Cycz clears the bar in the high jump at Frontier on Tuesday.
Mairead Ferry continued her stellar season for the Frontier Regional School girls’ track and field team with a trio of impressive performances.
Ferry earned wins in three events to help the Red Hawks post an 87-58 victory over Hampshire Regional High School in a Suburban League meet Tuesday in South Deerfield.
Ferry grabbed the top spot in the pole vault (clearing 7 feet, 6 inches), then swept the hurdles, claiming the 100 highs in 17.5 seconds and the 400 lows in 71.4.
Natalie Mako earned top honors in the mile (5:20.5) and two-mile (11:19.1), Kat Miner claimed blue ribbons in the high jump (5-0) and 200 meters (27.4), and Amanda Mozea took the discus (90-8) and shot put (33-1).
Marissa Oitas led the Red Raiders with firsts in the triple jump (33-9.25) and 100 meters (13.3).
Athol 125, New Leadership 16 — Athol High School won all but two events on Tuesday during a 125-16 victory over New Leadership Charter School in an independent girls’ track & field meet in Orange.
Sophie Palmacci won the 400 (65 seconds) and the high jump (4-6) and was one of four Red Raiders with multiple wins. Holly Brisette swept the long distance events with a time of 6:23.6 in the mile and a time of 14:42 in the 2-mile. Tanner Favreau won both the 400 low hurdles (75.0) and the long jump (14-6.5), and Emily Casella won both the discus (97-8) and the shot put (32-9).
Annie MacLean won the 800 (3:00) for Athol, Quiana Rivera won the 100 high hurdles (19.3), Adrienne Amadon won the triple jump (26-11), Shelby Bronnes won the javelin (85-3), and Callie Jillson won the pole vault (7-0).
Pioneer 114, Sci-Tech 21 — Danielle Devine captured two events and shared a relay win to power Pioneer Valley Regional School over Springfield School of Science & Technology, 114-21, in independent girls’ track and field meet on Tuesday in Springfield.
Devine won the high jump (5-0) and 100 meters (13.7), while running a leg of the winning 4x100 relay team. Devon Roy also won two individual events, as she cruised to firsts in the 200 (28.5) and 400 (66.8).
Brienne Paradis won the mile (6:51), Maddy Scott garnered the top spot in the 400 low hurdles (76.5) and both ran a leg of the winning 4x400 relay team.
Mahar 128, Commerce 17 — Kelsie Bardsley won the 100 in 13.1 seconds and took the triple jump at 30-8 as Mahar Regional School won every event on the afternoon to post a 128-17 victory over High School of Commerce in independent track & field action Tuesday in Orange.
Ally Parker won three events for the Senators, taking the 200 (27.8), the long jump (16-3) and the pole vault (8-6). Sabrina Silva won the discus (105-4) and the shot put (39-9). Eight other athletes won single events for the Senators, who will compete for the league title on Tuesday afternoon when they take on Mohawk Trail Regional High School.
Carly Jillson won the 400 with a time of 70 seconds, Amber Colon won the 800 (2:44.9), Jessica Lloyd (6:03.6) won the mile, and Amber Meehan won the 2-mile (14:12.7). Karissa Bardsley won the 100 high hurdles (19.5), Colleen Burke won the 400 low hurdles (83.0), Alexis Barrett won the high jump (4-8), and Caitriona Cronin won the javelin (110-5).
Mohawk 101, Belchertown 43 — Mohawk Trail Regional High School won all but three events Tuesday en route to a 101-43 victory over Belchertown High School in independent girls’ track & field action in Belchertown.
Lydia Morris won the 200 (30 seconds) and the javelin (82-1) for the Warriors and was one of three individuals on Mohawk to win two events. Natasha Olanyk won the 400 (64.6) and the high jump (4-7), and Abbie Yezierski won the 2-mile (12:57) and the pole vault (8-6).
Emma Jepsen won the 800 (2:34), Maddie Boucias won the mile (5:57), Ashley Pierce won the 100 high hurdles (18.1), Sally Slowinski won the triple jump (29-2) and Makayla Hicks won the discus (82-10).
Putnam 85, Turners Falls 59 — Lauren Grimard won three events for Turners Falls High School Tuesday afternoon and the Indians would win eight of 17 events, but as has been the case all season long, the team could not overcome the numbers game and Putnam Vocational Technical High School earned an 85-59 independent girls’ track & field victory in Turners Falls.
Grimard swept the hurdling events, crossing the line in the 100 highs in 18.9 seconds and then posting a winning time of 79.5 seconds in the 400 lows. Grimard also won the high jump at 4-4.
Clarisse Hutchinson won the two long-distance events, taking the mile in 6:10 and the 2-mile in 14:35. Emilee Felton won the javelin for the Indians in 104-10, Hailey Bassett won the shot put in 22-2.5, and Destiny McDonough won the pole vault at 6-6.