Bulletin Board: Pioneer Valley Junior Volleyball Club clinics begin Thursday

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Published: 7/5/2022 9:02:42 PM
Modified: 7/5/2022 9:00:04 PM

The Pioneer Valley Juniors Volleyball Club is hosting player clinics for girls every Thursday at Frontier Regional School until the high school season begins. 

The clinics are open to those from all towns and is a great opportunity to prepare for the fall season. A session for beginner and intermediate players runs from 6-8 p.m. and the advanced session goes from 8-10 p.m. Players should pre-register at pvjuniors.com.


Franklin Tech Girls Summer League

Behind a 27-point performance from Lillia Kachelmeyer, Greenfield notched a 53-24 victory over Athol in a Franklin Tech Girls Summer League contest on Tuesday in Turners Falls.

Amber Bergeron had another big outing for Greenfield, pouring in 22 points, while Tayler Bergeron added four points in the win.

For Athol, Emma Bacigcalupo scored nine points to lead the way while Lilly Rathburn, Ally Robertson, and Anna Duquette each scored four points, and Jenna Bonenfant tossed in three points.

Elsewhere, Kylie Laford’s game-high 12 points propelled Frontier to a 32-16 win over Mahar.

Hailey Hutkowski notched eight points for Frontier, while other scorers included Cady Wells (6 points, Jazzy Hayes (2), Kali Berthiaume (2) and Harper Modestow (2).

Mahar’s Kendrah Doane scored six points for her side, while Sophia Woods and Astah Bernard each scored three points, and Julia Hatch and Alivia Patch each added two points.

In the final game, Franklin Tech defeated Smith Academy 37-18 on the strength of 11 points apiece from Kaitlin Trudeau and Lilianna Inman.

Haleigh Benoit followed with nine points for Tech, and Kendra Campbell added six points in the win.

Smith Academy received seven points from Caitlin Graves, as well as five points from Alex Jagodzinski and two apiece from Anna Scagel, Cori Scagel and Story Goldman.


Sandy Koufax

Sam Thompson picked up the win for the Pettengill Archery West County Warriors on Tuesday against Frontier, striking out seven to lift West County to a 17-4 victory in Buckland. 

Jack Gancarz had a pair of hits while Thompson, Phineas Tuttman, Doug Wilcox, Levi Clark and Jed Nicette each had a hit and an RBI in the victory. 

Urijah Jenness had an RBI double and Shawn Baumann had a pair of hits for Frontier. 


Edge Hill Men’s League

Jon Sonntag’s plus-7 point quota bested the A Division field at Tuesday’s Edge Hill Men’s League, while Ronnie Parker and Jeff Carantit were second at plus-3.

John Walsh was the A Division first-half winner with 23 points.

Tuesday’s low gross score went to Will Derrico (38), while Sonntag had the low net (29).

In the B Division, Skip Heddens and Charlie Plesnar had plus-2 point quotas to lead the way on Tuesday. Bill Green and Wayne Clark (46) registered the low gross scores, and Jonathan George had the low net (31). The B Division  first half winner was Heddens with 21 points

Closest to t  he pin on No. 3 during Tuesday’s action was Dave Cote (20-10), and Paul Champigny was closest on No. 8 (6-10).

Matt’s Men’s League

Andy Wyngowski recorded the low gross (36) and low net (25) in Matt’s Men’s League at Thomas Memorial this past week. 

Charlie Peters won closest to the pin on No. 7 (six feet) and Ken Adams won it on No. 9 (33-1). Russ Kimball and Rick Kimball finished the week with 6.5 points, the most in the league. 


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