Senators double-up Palmer, 4-2
Mahar Regional School scored twice in each half to double-up Palmer High School, 4-2, in an independent field hockey game Monday night at the Woodward Complex in Orange.
Kerrigan Wypych got things going early on for Mahar with a goal on an assist from Courtney White within the first two minutes of play. Colleen Burke added another goal later in the first half on an assist from Joslyn O’Brien. Palmer got a pair of second-half goals from Gerlyn Halstead but the Panthers never tied the score as Caroline Grutchfield and White each scored in the second half.
Westfield 4, Greenfield 0 — A three-goal flurry in the first minutes of the contest was more than enough for Westfield High School in its 4-0 independent field hockey win over Greenfield High School Monday in Westfield.
Desiree Ontero struck just 3:56 into the contest. Lexi Minicucci added a pair of marker at 7:18 and 8:28 to put the Bombers ahead 3-0. All three goals came off corners.
Mackenzie Milliko had the final tally late in the second half.
Carley Mastero stopped seven shots to record the shutout. Maureen Fish made 10 saves for Greenfield.
Quaboag 3, Mohawk 0 — Sadie Young scored three times in the second half and Quaboag Regional High School snapped a 0-0 halftime score to take a 3-0 independent field hockey win over Mohawk Trail Regional High School Monday in Warren.
Kayla Klein chipped in one assist in the win.
Mikayla Gresty and Abi Cote combined to make six saves to record the shutout.
Erin Townsley stopped eight shots in the Mohawk cage. Angela Young had a strong game on defense for Mohawk and registered a pair of defensive saves.
Brian Rivers and Bethany Vescovi combined to make three saves in the Mahar net.
Narragansett 11, Athol 0 — Rylie Hammond scored four times as Narragansett Regional High School blanked Athol High School, 11-0, in an independent field hockey game Monday night in Baldwinville.
Olympia Moulton added three goals for the warriors, who led 6-0 at halftime.
Brianna Kulvette made two saves for the shutout. Alicia LaChance had 24 saves in the Red Raider goal.
Pioneer 161∕2, St. Mary 71∕2 — Lee Doiron fired a 38 and swept four points to help Pioneer Valley Regional School beat St. Mary High School, 161∕2-71∕2, in an independent golf match Monday at Northfield Golf Course.
Nick Stennes shot a 39 and added 31/2 points for the Panthers (7-1 overall), while Jacob Willis and Roger Doiron both contributed three points.
Athol 3, Turners 0 — Lexi Hamlett totaled 25 assists and three aces as Athol High School downed Turners Falls High School, 26-24, 25-19, 25-16, in a PVIAC Northern Division girls’ volleyball match Monday at Mallet Gymnasium in Athol.
Annie MacLean finished with 22 digs, five aces and three kills, Tessa Neverett collected six kills and 15 digs, and Krystal Campbell contributed 20 digs and two kills for the Red Raiders (7-0, 2-0 North).
Greenfield 3, Pioneer 0 — Ashley Lowell had seven kills and seven aces to lead Greenfield over Pioneer, 25-20, 25-23, 25-10, in North Division girls’ volleyball play Monday night at Nichols Gymnasium in Greenfield.
Manisha Malik collected seven aces and four digs, Leah Wallner wound up with three kills and three aces, Alex Ortega added three aces and Liz Reed chipped in with one kill and one ace for the Green Wave.
Shannon Watson had five digs and five aces for the Panthers, while Birgit Kuhlka contributed three aces.
Frontier 3, Agawam 1 — Frontier Regional School improved its record to 8-0 overall by upending Agawam High School, 25-20, 26-24, 20-25, 25-11, in an Eastern Division girls’ volleyball match Monday night in Agawam.
Cassidy Ciesluk led the Red Hawks (2-0 East) with nine kills, Rachel Cialek registered seven kills and Courtney Newsome and Remi Quesnelle both contributed five kills.
Sci-Tech 3, FC Tech 0 — Megan Duga finished with four aces and one assist but Franklin County Technical School suffered a 25-18, 25-12, 25-13 loss to Springfield School of Science & Technology in a Metro Division girls’ volleyball match in Springfield.
Lauren Cranston finished with one kill, one dig and one assist in the loss, and Erica Galipault added five kills and one block.
Lee 3, Mahar 0 — Lee High School was unaffected by the long ride to Orange as it rolled to a 25-15, 25-12, 25-12 independent victory over Mahar in independent volleyball action Monday at the Grzesik-Bixby Complex.
Caitriona Cronin registered 13 digs and Katherine Donelan added three kills for the Senators.