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Hoggers dump Lee Academy



Staff Writer
Sunday, December 02, 2018

Northfield Mount Hermon School jumped out to a quick start and never looked back as it clubbed Lee Academy of Maine, 110-66, in a boys’ prep basketball game Sunday at the Zero Gravity Tournament in Barrington, R.I.

NMH (5-1) led 47-32 at halftime and exploded for 63 points in the second half. Harvard commit Chris Ledlum scored 30 points on 12-of-18 shooting from the field, and added 10 rebounds, while Cameron Krystkowiak was named Player of the Game after finishing with 20 points, six rebounds and two assists. 

Ben Callahan-Gold finished with 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting from beyond the arc, while Greg Dolan finished with 11 points, 12 assists, six rebounds and three steals. Darius Ervin chipped in 10 points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals.

NMH hockey starts 2-0

Jack Quinn scored twice, and NMH won for the second time in as many days, improving to 2-0 on the young season thanks to a 2-0 shutout of St. George’s in a prep school hockey game Saturday in Gill.

Mike Kennedy and Jack Berges had the other goals for the Hoggers.

• In opening action Friday, three different scorers found the back of the net and NMH opened 2018-19 with a 3-2 victory over Westminster.

Bentley University-commit Devan Tongue had a goal for the Hoggers (1-0), while Jack Loran and Quinn also lit the lamp in the victory.

NMH travels to Babson College, Saturday, for the Scholar Roundball Classic and will face Perkiomen at 8 p.m. 

Deerfield enjoys dominant weekend

Lisa Ito-Bagshaw buried the game-winner in overtime, lifting the Deerfield Academy girls hockey team to a 3-2 win over St. Mark’s Saturday in Southborough.

Mae Emerson and Aurora Deveraux also scored goals for the Big Green, with assists credited to Ali Fujiyoshi and Deirdre Mullowney.

• In boys hockey action, Thomas Gale pitched a shutout in goal to help DA to a 5-0 win over Groton, Saturday.

Goals were scored by Sean McAvoy, Mikey Holland, Eamon Doheny, Tyler Mudd and Noal de la Durantaye. Doheny added two assists for the winners.

• The Big Green’s lone loss of the weekend came on the hardwood, where the boys basketball team dropped a 76-62 decision to Kimball Union.

The girls basketball team beat Canada Top Flight in a scrimmage, 45-34.

• Elsewhere, DA swept a swimming and diving meet with Milton as the boys team (96-31) and girls team (100-50) cruised to victories.

• Finally, it was also a sweep for the squash teams with the Big Green beating Hotchkiss in both boys (5-2) and girls (6-1) action.

Colleges

UMass women fall

Northeastern’s Shannon Todd hit a right-wing three-pointer as time expired to lift the Huskies over UMass, 53-52, in a non-conference women’s basketball game Sunday at the Cabot Center in Boston.

UMass fell to 5-4 while NU stayed unbeaten at 7-0.

Freshman Asia McCoy put the Minutewomen on the brink of victory, finishing a perfect pass from junior Hailey Leidel with a layup underneath the basket with just 4.4 seconds on the clock. But with both teams out of timeouts, the Huskies immediately rushed back up the floor and found Todd for the game-winning bucket.

McCoy posted her first career double-double in the setback with 12 points and 12 rebounds, both career-highs. Senior Jessica George delivered a game-high 15 points and sophomore Bre Hampton-Bey joined them in double figures with 10.

Youth hockey

FCHA wins

Eathon Bryant notched the eventual game-winning goal with 1 minute, 59 seconds remaining in the third period, and his late tally lifted the Dillon Chevrolet and Gillmore & Farrell Bantam Green hockey team to a 4-3 win over the Springfield Capitals in a Greater Springfield League Bantam North Division contest Sunday at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield.

The goal was the second of the day for Bryant, while teammate Sam Knight had the other two tallies in the win. MJ Paulin, Jayson Smith and Chris Phelps contributed assists, and goalkeeper Trevor Parkinson recorded 14 saves. Brodie Gagne and Billy Woodall helped pace the offensive effort.

Youth basketball

Greenfield Suburban wins

Host Greenfield stormed out to a 25-9 halftime lead and didn’t look back, earning a 51-34 victory over Northampton Saturday in season-opening Suburban League grades 7 and 8 boys basketball action at Nichols Gymnasium in Greenfield.

Khalil Brown posted a game-high 14 points to pace Greenfield. Maverick Ward was also in double figures with 11 points, followed by Deion Brewington with 10 and Dante Ruggiano with nine points.

• Behind 18 points from Jerry Ven and 12 from Caleb Thomas, the Greenfield 5th and 6th grade basketball team upended Northampton, 53-30, in a Suburban League contest Saturday at Nichols Gymnasium in Greenfield.