Bulletin Board: Mahar boys break school 4 by 400 relay mark

Recorder Staff
Monday, January 22, 2018

The 4 by 400-meter relay team of Hugo Frost, Aaron Hendry, Sebastian Shaw and Ash Shaw set a new school record time of 3 minutes, 34.59 seconds, leading Mahar Regional School to a seventh-place team finish at the MSTCA Div. V State Relays held Sunday at the Reggie Lewis Track & Center in Boston.

The quartet earned a runner-up finish in the event, finishing behind only Watertown High School, which posted a winning time of 3:34.07.

The Mahar boys’ sprint medley relay team, composed of the same four members, crossed the line in fourth place overall Sunday. The Senators’ time of 3:48.07 put them behind just three schools in a 31-team field. Ipswich High School nabbed first in 3:42.66.

The Senators took home seventh as a team with 12 points. Joseph Case High School was the state relay champion with 31 points. The Senators were the only WMass school in the field.

Great Falls edges GMS

Depite Amber Bergeron’s 15 points, the Greenfield Middle School girls’ basketball team dropped a 34-23 decision to Great Falls Middle School Monday afternoon.

Karisma Santana had 4 points for Greenfield (3-5), while Brielle Widelo and Angie Rivera led the defensive effort.

No Turners Falls stats were reported.

Greenfield JV wins

Adam Savoy tallied a pair of first-period goals and Greenfield High School’s JV hockey team was able to make the lead stand up in a 4-2 defeat of South Hadley High School Sunday at Cyr Arena in Springfield.

Savoy’s first-period strikes, assisted by Kyle Barnes and Porter Clancy, staked Greenfield to a 2-0 lead.

South Hadley cut the deficit in half with an early second-period goal, but Barnes took a feed from Savoy and found the back of the net to regain the two-goal cushion at 3-1.

The Tigers again cut the lead to one with a goal early in the third before Kyle Devlin put things out of reach with an unassisted goal midway through the third to account for the 4-2 final.

Sam Battisti and Cam Rice played well defensively. Alex Gurganus had 17 saves in the win.

Youth hockey

Vipers tie pair of foes

Will Cowie turned away a breakaway attempt with just six seconds remaining, helping the Gilmore & Farrell Franklin County Hockey Association Vipers to a 5-5 tie with Amherst White in a Greater Springfield League PeeWee North Division hockey game Sunday at Collins-Moylan Arena.

Cowie finished with 28 saves in net for the Vipers.

Eathon Bryant had two goals and an assist for FCHA, while Matt Lavoine added two goals of his own. Trevor Kuchieski also tallied and added an assist, while Braeden Killeen, Hunter Smith and Will Petrin each registered assists.

• Lavoine scored two goals in action on Saturday, helping the Vipers to another tie, this one a 4-4 draw with Northern Berkshire, in an independent game at Collins-Moylan.

Cowie turned away 15 shots in net, while Smith (goal, assist), Kuchieski (goal), Bryant (two assists), Brodie Gagne (assist), Shane Bussard (assist) and Will Petrin (assist) contributed to the offensive load.

FCHA Bantams

Derek Lenois, Kameron Tompkins and Matt Provencal all found the back of the net, leading FCHA Dillon’s Warriors to a 3-3 tie with the Springfield Capitals in a GSL Bantams hockey game Sunday at Collins-Moylan Arena.

Jake Croteau and Hunter Haughey notched assists, while Trevor Parkinson and Josh Bordeaux combined for 23 saves in the FCHA net.

Dylan Mahar and Shea Savage played well defensively for the Warriors.

• In action Saturday, Haughey picked up a hat trick as the Warriors thumped Holy Name Black, 7-2, at the Olympia Ice Center in West Springfield.

Croteau, Sam Knight, Billy Woodall and Provencal all tallied in the victory, with Tompkins contributing two assists and Provencal adding another.

Parkinson and Bordeaux came up with a total of 10 saves for FCHA, which was aided by the defensive work of MJ Paulin and Tony Wozny.


NMH hockey wins

Devan Tongue buried the game-winning goal as the Northfield Mount Hermon School boys’ hockey team clipped Taft School, 2-1, in a varsity prep hockey game Sunday afternoon.

The win puts the Hoggers at an impressive 16-2-2 overall.