Thomas Memorial, CFC win respective Cups

  • Crumpin-Fox Club’s Erik Barnes tees off on No. 1 during the 20th annual Franklin Cup on Saturday in Bernardston. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

  • Country Club of Greenfield’s Garrett Cousineau tees off on No. 1 during the 20th annual Franklin Cup on Saturday. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

  • Crumpin-Fox Club’s Carl Hoynoski tees off on No. 1 during the 20th annual Franklin Cup on Saturday at Crumpin-Fox Club in Bernardston. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

Staff Writer
Published: 9/29/2019 9:40:41 PM

Thomas Memorial came charging back against Edge Hill to win the 2019 edition of the Ryver Cup, 12.5-11.5, on Sunday in Turners Falls.

The Sunday singles matches were held at Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Club with Saturday’s competition played at Edge Hill in Ashfield.

Edge Hill had a 6.5-5.5 lead going into Sunday.

In singles competition, Rod Herzig beat Tom Miner, Ryan Lenois beat Matt Van Dale, Bill Buck beat Fred Llewelyn,  Lewis Goodnow beat Daren Lenois and Mark Van Dale beat Ron Lenois.

Charlie McCracken and Mark Eaton finished all square, as did Brian Peters and Jeff Carantit.

Tim Mahoney, Charlie Peter, Ken Adams and Al Wondoloski also picked up individual wins from Sunday.

Franklin Cup

Crumpin-Fox Country Club edged Country Club of Greenfield, 12.5–11.5 to bring home the 2019 Franklin Cup.

The competition went into Sunday’s individual play all tied, with CFC reclaiming the title on home soil.

Crumpin-Fox got individual wins from Bob Bergeron, Cam Merrigan, David Donaghue, Tim Brandl, Brett Barnes and Justin Dion.

Country Club of Greenfield had Jack Jackman, Jason Kelton, Nate Burdick, KC Finley and Chris Bourbeau pick up individual wins from Sunday.


Richard DeGray cupped an ace at Crumpin-Fox on Saturday.

The hole-in-one came on on the 162-yard, 15th hole.

DeGray used a six iron with Tom Bergeron witnessing the feat.

In preparation for the Ryver Cup, Rodney Herzig fired a hole-in-one at Thomas Memorial on Friday, one day before he and his teammates tangled with Edge Hill Golf Course in the annual match-play event.

Herzig used a 7-iron to ace the 135-yard seventh hole, with Brian Peters and Dennis Chaffee serving as witnesses.

Timmons League

Tom Almstead and Ed Terault shot the first low gross of 38 in the Timmons League at the Northfield Golf Course on Wednesday.

Nick Griswold and Ray Kendrick had the second low gross with a 39. Don Letouneau and Ed Gillespie had the top net score of 27, followed by Matt Sykes and Bob Bateman, who shot a net 30. Marty Powers won closest to the pin on No. 6 (9 feet, 11 inches) while Tom Gusan won it on No. 7 (8-3). Terault was the match medalist with a 38, followed by Kyle Matterson and Matt Deane with 42s.

Youth baseball

Babe Ruth

The Naps Auto Sales and Services Babe Ruth team picked up two wins over the weekend at Abercrombie Field in Greenfield.

Naps beat Northampton, 11-3, on Saturday.

Ben Dodge, Dylan Camp and Derek Wissmann each had two hits each to pace the offense.

On Sunday, Naps pounded Westfield Blue, 17-9.

Matt Houghton went 3-for-4 with a double while Wismann and Tyler Cusson both went 3-for-3 at the plate.

Joey Mosca did some damage for Naps at the plate and on the mound.

Mosca had two hits, and pitched three innings with a couple strikeouts.

Rachel Dodge brought home three runs for Naps (6-2).

The Greenfield JV Pierce Bros, Land Solutions, Allstate team split a doubleheader with East Longmeadow on Sunday at East Longmeadow High School.

Greenfield lost 11-7 before closing out the day with an 8-6 victory.

Jason Quinn picked up the win on the mound for Greenfield.

David Carey led the team again this weekend with three hits including a homer and a double.

Miles Ferreira also had three hits including a double along with three RBI.

Jason Quinn added three hits and drove home three runs.

Ethan Quinn had a double and a single, with Johnny Marchefka tacking on three more baseknocks on the day.

Luke Belhumeur and Michael Pierce also got in on the offensive action with two hits apiece.

Hugh Cyhowski, Braeden Tsipenyuk and James Staelens also hit safely for Greenfield.

Middle schools

Mahar Middle School

The Mahar Regional girls soccer team beat Athol, 4-2, in middle school action, Friday.

Lily Mom-Uch (assist) scored early in the first half but the Red Raiders took a 2-1 lead into halftime.

Elise Wolfe, Christiana Dunn (two assists) and Mom-Uch (assist) scroed second half goals to help the Senators pull away.

Alivia Patch made 10 saves for Mahar (3-0).

Athol Middle School​​​​​​

The Athol-Royalston Middle School boys soccer team lost to Mahar Regional, 6-3 on Friday.

Ethan Bacigalupo, Benjamin Kearney, and Raymond Castine scored for the Red Raiders.

Youth football

F.C. Pee-Wees

The Franklin County Bulldogs lost to Warren/West Brookfield, 12-6, in Suburban League Pee-Wee football on Sunday despite a solid defensive effort.

Taevonn Page, Connor Bengtson and Casey and Bodie Burke combined for 17 tackles.

Quarterback Carmelo Bashaw ran for 24 yards while running back Tyler Girard had 27 yards.

Desean Carter ran for 52 yards and a touchdown for Franklin County.

Frontier 14, South Hadley 0 – The defense for the Frontier Pee-Wees led the way in a win over South Hadley. 

Kodey Camp had six tackles for Frontier, with Konnor James and Jaiden Lapointe adding three more.

Chase Greene and Ty Skroski both found the end-zone for Frontier.

Riggins Kopcza had a two-point conversion.

Youth softball

Valley Storm

The Valley Storm 16U softball team lost 13-9 to the Greylock Thunder at Nonotuck Park in Easthampton on Sunday.

Jillian Apanell had a home run and a double with three RBIs for the Storm.

Holly Myers had a double with Leah Madore, Sarah Champigny, Alexis Farrick and Erica Majka all adding a hit.

Lauren Champigny had had a couple base-knocks



Four different players scored for the Northfield Mount Hermon girls soccer team in a 4-2 win over St. Paul’s at home on Saturday.

Emma Wennar (assist), Peyton Pettiford-Roman (assist), Aniela Jensen (assist) and Tate Adbow all scored for the Hoggers.

Maria Echezarretta made six saves, including a stop on a penalty kick.

Youth hockey


The Gilmore and Farrell Midget hockey team dropped a pair over the weekend at Lossone Rink in Easthampton.

The Tornadoes lost 9-2 to Holy Name on Saturday.

Adam Savoy scored two unassisted goals.

On Sunday, the Tornadoes lost to Ludlow, 6-5.

Sam Knight netted a hat trick with an assist. Derek Lenois and Evan Debrule added a goal each.

Parkinson 11, Nonotuck 1 – Mike McGoldrick and Porter Clancey both had hat tricks in the win for Parkinson on Sunday in Easthampton. 

Trevor Beaudet  found the net twice, with Hunter Haughey, Roger Grondin and Ethyn Clayton each adding a goal.

Grondin, Jack Beaudet, Haughey and Clayton each had a helper.

Trevor Parkinson made 12 saves.


Shelburne Bowling

In the Sunday Scotch Doubles, Jenay Haskins and Jon Hall rolled the high single (115) and high triple (305) scores at the Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley. Erich Price rolled the men’s high single (142) and men’s high triple (349) in the Monday Night League while Cherie Semanie had the women’s high single score (109) and women’s high triple score (302).

In the Tuesday Men’s League, Jim Herzig had the high single (130) and John Rodgers had the high triple score (349). Bob Hayward had the men’s high single score of 128 in the Wednesday Night League, while Tam Hanna had the men’s high triple score (321). Marilyn Wilson had the women’s high single (106) and Brittany Martin rolled the women’s high triple (301.

In the Thursday Night League, Jeff Brisson had the men high single score (139) and Matt Gilbert rolled the men’s high triple score (392). Lydia Brisson and Rachel Dodge tied for the women’s high single score (104) and Dodge had the women’s high triple score (288).


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