Staff Writer
Published: 5/15/2019 10:04:31 PM
Modified: 5/15/2019 10:04:21 PM

Mason Lehtomaki was not only unhittable on Wednesday night, he barely even let the opposing team get a bat on a ball.

The Greenfield Savings Bank pitcher struck out 15 and fired a no-hitter to lead his squad to a 12-1 win over St. Kazimierz Society in a Newt Guilbault Community League baseball game at Gamelin Field in Turners Falls.

Emmett Spriggs helped Lehtomaki preserve the shutout as he made a fine catch in right field in the sixth and final inning. Caleb Dillensneider had two hits and two RBIs, Johnny Marchefka doubled, and Ethan Eichorn had a pair of RBIs.

Jeremy Kovalsick played well defensively in the loss.

• Elsewhere, Niel Valle had a walk-off steal of home to help Booska’s Flooring to a 8-7 victory over Turners Falls Athletic Club at Campbell Field.

TFAC held a 6-1 lead until the fifth inning when Booska’s scored six times to take a 7-6 lead. TFAC tied the game in the sixth with one run.

Darian Burnett struck out 10 and had a hit in the win. Cam Laster had two hits, and Ethan Damkoehler had his first hit of the year.

Brody Girard struck out 11 for TFAC and had three hits. Alex Knapp had two hits, and Matt Field had a single.

Frontier Cal Ripken

Dylan Camp drilled a home run as part of a three-hit night, scoring three runs and driving in four to help Frontier’s Yankee Candle defeat Mohawk, 11-4, in a five-inning 50/70 youth baseball game, Wednesday in Conway.

Camp also struck out a batter in 1 2/3 inning of work on the mound. CJ Hannum started and got the win, striking out two, and had a hit at the plate to go with three runs scored and two RBIs. Brayden McDonough struck out a pair in 1 1/3 innings of work for Yankee Candle.

Harry Laflamme had two hits, three runs and an RBI in the win, while Mason Thornton finished with three hits and two RBIs. Thomas Unkles (triple, run), Margaret Edwards (double, two RBIs), Kaden James (hit, run) and Will Johnson (hit) all contributed offensively.

Mohawk’s Brady Patenaude doubled and scored a run. Andy Loomis (run), Logan Moore (run) and Jake Phillips (single, run) all crossed the plate for their squad.

• In other action, Tapsuya Goodrow went 2-for-3 with a triple and a walk-off single to lead Delta Sand & Gravel to a 10-9 win over VFW Wednesday in Sunderland.

Julian Adams went 2-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs in the win.

Jake Knight tripled for VFW, and Shawn Baumann went 2-for-2.


Asa Bouchard tripled and added two singles, while Bryce Zraunig and Anthony Bergstrom each had two hits to propel Lundgren Honda to a 12-10 win over Berkshire Insurance in a Greenfield Minor League Baseball AA Division game, Wednesday at Lunt Field.

Casey Burke tripled and Kendrick Carew doubled in the victory.

Berkshire’s Tommy Clary, Julian James, Lexi Saneski and Declan Joyce all hit safely. Ryan Capen doubled and Jordan Welcome registered two hits.

• In Rookies action, Fitzgerald Real Estate’s bats led to a 16-8 victory over the Moose, as Fitzgerald scored four runs in four consecutive innings.

Koen Rudd was 3-for-5 with three runs scored, JJ Bones was 4-for-4 with a double, and Emerson Maxam made some great plays defensive at first base for Fitzgerald’s.

For the Moose, Nicholas Bassett smacked a double and single with two runs scored and Layla Coffin went 3-for-4. Leo McDonalds singled and doubled to go with two RBIs, while Evemarie Page played solid defense and contributed an RBI.

Youth softball

GMS wins

Kylee Gamache was 4-for-4 with a pair of RBIs, while Amber Bergeron and Ainsley Flynn each homered to help Greenfield Middle School knock off Pioneer, 24-9, in softball action Wednesday in Greenfield.

Bergeron was 3-for-5 with a trio of RBIs and Flynn finished 3-for-4 with three RBIs as well. MacKenzie Paulin was 2-for-4 for GMS, and starting pitcher Lilly Ross struck out seven in a complete-game effort.


Kali Lewis, Jenna Petrowicz and Sandra Johnson all finished with two hits, and Ellis Benitez closed out the game in the circle with six strikeouts to help Gilmore & Farrell Insurance defeat Descavich Plumbing & Heating, 17-10, in a Greenfield Girls Softball League Ponytail Division game, Wednesday at Murphy Park.

Descavich was led by Carly Blanchard (home run), Sophia Rotkiewicz (two hits) and pitchers Gloria McDonald and Addie Rotkiewicz.

• Elsewhere, Emilie Cleveland, Chloe Bigelow and Jamilyn Sears smacked three hits apiece to help the Purple Panthers get past Harper’s Store, 3-1.

Rosa Sanborn played well defensively in the win. Harper’s Store was led by three hits apiece from Ella Rotkiewicz and Raine Wonsey.

Adult softball

Greenfield Co-Rec

Brian Ginnity finished with two hits, including a home run and two RBIs, helping Hubie’s Tavern edge Mike’s Bears, 7-6, in Greenfield Co-Rec Softball League action, Wednesday at Green River Field.

Jenn Senn slashed two hits, including a double, and Aleah Diemand also totaled two hits.

Mike’s Bears received three hits apiece from Michael Dobias and Kelly Burgh.


Thomas Ladies

Delia Shean’s plus-4 point quota was tops in Wednesday’s Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Clu’s Ladies League.

Sally Malloy, Donna Mowry, Deb Puchalski and Bonnie Rae all finished second with a plus-2 quota.

Malloy was closest to the pin on No. 7 at 6 feet, 9 inches, and Jane Smith recorded the fewest putts with 14.

Timmons League

 Jesse Putnam and Rodney Ebbighausen took low gross honors with a 37 to pace the Timmons League crowd at Northfield Golf Club, Wednesday.

Duff Delano and Dave Snow were second with a 40.

Low net winners were Mike Stephens and Pete Blake (29), followed by Bob Bateman and Matt Deane (31), who won a match of cards to take second.

Blake was closest to the pin on No. 6 (21 inches), and Ebbighausen was closest on No. 7 (14 feet).

Match medalist was split between Matt Deane and Ebbighausen, who both shot 41.

KOC League

Butch Trinque’s plus-9 quota was tops in Wednesday’s Knights of Columbus Golf League at Thomas Memorial.

Mike Lordin was second at plus-7, and Rod Herzig was plus-6. Drew Powell was closest to the pin on No. 7 at 1-6, while Herzig was closest on No. 7 at 6-7.


FC Hoop Clinic

The 2019 Franklin County Hoop Clinic will offer two different weeks this summer. Week 1 is from July 15 through 19 and Week 2 runs July 22-26 at Greenfield High School.

The clinic will run daily from 8:45 a.m. until 2 p.m. and is open to boys and girls ages 6 through 14. Cost is $150 per participant and includes breakfast and lunch.

The clinic, which will be limited to the first 60 participants, will be run by Greenfield boys’ varsity basketball coach Angelo Thomas and Greenfield girls’ varsity basketball coach John Hickey.

For more information, contact Thomas at 824-6679 or Hickey at 522-7042.


Deerfield results

The Deerfield Academy girls tennis team capped an undefeated season with a 7-0 shutout of Longmeadow, highlighting a busy Wednesday on the prep scene.

The DA boys tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision to Cheshire.

Elsewhere, the Big Green earned an impressive 12-6 victory over Loomis, and the girls lacrosse team captured an 18-13 road win over Berkshire. Other winners included the golf team, which shot 200 to sweep a meet against Westminster (203) and Williston (207).

The boys lacrosse team dropped a 5-4 decision in overtime to Salisbury, and baseball fell on the road at Avon Old Farms, 10-6.

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