Bulletin Board: Garland tops field at Northfield race

Recorder Staff
Published: 8/24/2017 9:36:07 PM

Clayton Garland traversed the 3.3-mile course in 19 minutes, 51 seconds to capture the weekly Northfield Road Race Series on Thursday.

Angela Schatz was the top female finisher, crossing the line seventh overall in 22:50.

Behind Garland, the rest of the top 10 featured Bob Bezio (20:21), Isaac Bingham (20:58), Owen Zinn-Keane (22:07), Eaden Marti (22:28), Joe Sumner (22:35), Angela Schatz (22:50), John Schatz (22:52), Marty Keane (23:53) and Dave Belcher (24:58).

Next week is the final race of the summer season.

Golf

K of C League

Brian Browning’s point quota of plus-4 put him atop the standings at the Knights of Columbus Golf League held Wednesday at Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Club in Turners Falls.

Alan Savinski was next at plus-3, while Ken Adams, Bob Boivin, Joe Kapitulik and Drew Powell all finished at plus-2.

Rodney Herzig was closest to the pin with a tidy approach on No. 7 (3 feet, 4 inches), while Browning was closest on No. 9 (14-10).

Thomas Ladies League

Hilda Worden finished with a point quota of plus-6, giving her top honors at Wednesday’s Thomas Memorial Ladies League.

Sue Overstreet, who carded the low gross at 44, was next with a point quota of plus-4, followed by Kate Dwyer and Chante Jillson at plus-3.

Overstreet posted the longest drive on No. 2, while Marilyn Kostanski landed her approach closest on No. 7 (6-9).

Miscellany

GHS field hockey car wash

The Greenfield High School field hockey team will hold a car wash on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Shell Station on the Mohawk Trail.

The car wash is free. Donations are accepted.

Schools

Greenfield start times

Greenfield High School released its starting times for fall practices. Here’s the rundown of remaining sports:

• Girls’ soccer: Greenfield High School (grades 9-12), Monday at 3 p.m.

All student-athletes must be signed up on Family ID (www.familyid.com/greenfieldpublicschools) and bring proof of updated physical to the coach to be eligible to practice. Any questions, call 772-1350 ext. 1106.

Frontier fall starting times

Frontier Regional School’s athletic department has announced the following opening dates and times for Fall 2017 sports:

• Boys’ middle school soccer: Sept. 5 (2:45-4:45 p.m.), Sunderland Rec Field

• Girls’ middle school soccer: Sept. 5 (2:45-4:45 p.m.), Sunderland Elementary School

All potential players must have a medical exam within 13 months of the first practice date on record with Frontier to be eligible to participate.

Turners fall practice times

Turners Falls High School and Great Falls Middle School have announced the following opening dates and times for Fall 2017 sports:

• Middle school football: today (4 p.m.)

• Middle school soccer: First day of school (2:30 p.m.)

• Field hockey (JV & varsity): today (3:30-5:30 p.m.)

• Cheerleading: Thursday (6-8 p.m.) at TFHS

• Varsity volleyball: today (5-7 p.m.), Saturday (8-10 a.m.); JV & MS will start first day of school (MS at 2:30-4 p.m.; JV at 4-6 p.m.)

Field hockey

Deerfield rec seeks coach

The Deerfield Recreation Department is looking for a field hockey coach. The instructional program is for children in Union 38 in grades 3-6. Instruction includes drills and skills with no games. The commitment is once a week for an hour over the course of six weeks. Contact Sue Antonellis at suea@town.deerfield.ma.us

Softball

Valley Storm tryouts

The Valley Storm fast-pitch softball team will hold tryouts for the following team:

• The 16-and-under team will hold tryouts Monday and Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Merritt Field. Pitchers and catchers should report at 5 p.m. both days.

All interested players should email valleystorm16U@gmail.com with their name, school, date of birth and positions.




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