Bulletin Board: Greenfield Men’s Touch Football League kicks off

  • Members of the Mohawk Trail field hockey team run laps around the school on Monday. Staff Photo/PAUL FRANZ

Staff Writer
Published: 8/26/2019 10:04:25 PM

The Greenfield Men’s Touch Football League began its season Sunday at Green River Field, with defending champion Hubie’s Tavern picking up where it left off a season ago. The club cruised to a 36-0 victory over the Northampton Raiders.

Cody Underwood stepped in for Pat Viencek at quarterback, tossing a touchdown to Alex Bourassa and Jeremy Benz. Underwood ran in a pair of scores as well.

Bourassa, Underwood and Curtis Weaver each added extra points.

Defensively, Austin Watroba took an interception 24 yards to the house, and Andy Drew forced a safety. Captain Steven Torres had a strong game.

• Elsewhere, Parker Hickey threw touchdown passes to Andy Wroblewski, Tom Field and Max Pirozhkov while also running in a touchdown in Sirum Autobody’s 27-0 win over Wormtown Trading.

Pirozhkov, Chucky St. Hillaire and Hickey added extra points.

Wormtown quarterback Ricky Craver was under pressure most of the day, but connected with Tyler Charboneau multiple times to move the ball, but was unable to put it in the end zone.

• In other action, Jordan Markham scored two touchdowns to lead Taylor’s Tavern past Travel Kuz, 20-6.

Taylors quarterback Nick Aldrich found Markham in the end zone for its first score of the game, and in the second half, Markham picked off Kuz quarterback Malcolm Smith and returned it for a score.

Aldrich later found Jake Field in the corner of the end zone to seal the victory, with Markham added a two-point conversion after.

Smith had the lone score of Kuz, an 11-yard scamper, with Justin Fox and Abe Klein playing well in the defeat.


Monadnock Speedway

Despite having his axle broken in the qualifying race, Jake Puchalski of Whately captured his ninth win of the year in the Young Guns division over the weekend at the Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, N.H.

J.D. Stockwell of Turners took third in the young guns group.

In the Sportsman Modified 50-lap feature, Joel Monahan of Whately and Ben Byrne of Greenfield battled it out for second place, with Monahan pulling ahead to take second, forcing Byrne to settle for third.

Cole Littlewood of Orange took second in the Late Model Sportsman feature while Orange’s Kevin McKnight held an early lead in the Mini Stock, but was passed by Louie Maher on the 11th lap and was never able to catch up, forcing him to take second place.


Race to End Child Abuse 5K

Calling all superheroes! Many children can’t run from abuse, we dare you to move, get involved, make an impact, and change your community for the better. The 3rd annual Race to End Child Abuse 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the Children’s Advocacy Center will be Sunday, Sept. 15 at the Franklin County Fairgrounds.

New this year, there will also be a free one-half mile race for kids. Registration and pre-registration pick up opens at 8 a.m. on race day, with the one-half mile race set for an 8:40 a.m. start. The 5K begins at 9 a.m.

The race starts at the Franklin County Fairgrounds and ends at the Children’s Advocacy Center. For more information, contact Sam Staelens at 772-9068 or visit the website at www.runreg.com/childrens-advocacy-center-race-to

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