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  • Franklin Tech’s Rachel Shearer prepares to boot a pass downfield as Commerce’s Naissa Burgos defends during the Tri-County League soccer match Wednesday in Turners Falls. RECORDER STAFF/MATT BURKHARTT

  • Commerce’s Nyah Santiago (2) and Franklin Tech’s Abi Corey (4) fight for possession during their Tri-County League girls’ soccer match Wednesday in Turners Falls. RECORDER STAFF/MATT BURKHARTT

  • Franklin Tech’s Kate Garcia is about to shoot as Commerce goalkeeper Sabrina Martinez charges out to cut off the angle during their Tri-County League girls’ soccer match Wednesday in Turners Falls. RECORDER STAFF/MATT BURKHARTT

  • Franklin Tech’s Kate Garcia prepares to cross the ball during the Eagles’  Tri-County League girls’ soccer match against Commerce Wednesday in Turners Falls. RECORDER STAFF/MATT BURKHARTT

  • Franklin Tech players walk together hand in hand across the field after the Eagles’ 2-0 win over Commerce Wednesday in Turners Falls. RECORDER STAFF/MATT BURKHARTT

  • Commerce’s Naissa Burgos (3) and Franklin Tech’s Katie Shearer battle for the ball during their Tri-County League girls’ soccer match Wednesday in Turners Falls. RECORDER STAFF/MATT BURKHARTT

Recorder Staff
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Keltyn Socquet and Katie Sheperd each scored in the first half on Wednesday and Franklin County Technical School earned a 2-0 win over High School of Commerce in a Tri-County League girls’ soccer game in Turners Falls.

Kate Garcia set up Socquet in the 23rd minute when she sent a cross into the box that was finished off for the first goal of the game. Garcia then set up the second and final goal of the game with one minute left before halftime as she sent a pass to Sheperd that was finished past Commerce goalie Sabrina Martinez.

Tabi Hamilton played in the Eagles’ (3-3-2 overall, 2-3-2 TCL) net and did not need to make a save for the shutout.

Hopkins 3, Pioneer 0 — Sammy Fetler had one goal and one assist on Wednesday and Hopkins Academy defeated Pioneer Valley Regional School, 3-0, in an independent girls’ soccer match in Northfield.

This was the second meeting of the season between the teams after Hopkins beat Pioneer, 6-0, on Labor Day.

AJ Mitchell scored the only goal of the first half at the midway point when she finished off a pass from Ally Jenks. The Golden Hawks (8-0) struck again in the 59th minute when Fetler set up Juliette Cook. Fetler then scored in the 74th minute on an assist from Jenks.

“I was extremely with our performance,” Pioneer coach Nikki Pullen said. “We definitely gave them a run for their money. It was a complete turnaround from the first time we played them.”

Miranda Pitta made one save to pick up the shutout. Leah Fuess made eight saves for the Panthers, who fell to 2-5-0 on the season.

Boys’ soccer

PV Christian 6, Greenfield 0 — Cam Belmer scored four times on Wednesday afternoon and Pioneer Valley Christian Academy defeated Greenfield High School, 6-0, in an independent boys’ soccer game in Springfield.

The Eagles led 5-0 in the first half thanks to three Belmer goals, and two more from Andrew Rossoshanskiy, who also had two assists, giving him a four-point day. Emil Tumasyan and Bolivia Andre each added two assists, and Vince Brunson made four saves in the shutout.

Hunter Campbell stopped 7 shots in the loss.

Field hockey

Greenfield 8, Amherst 0 — Raegan Hickey had two goals and four assists on Wednesday afternoon and Greenfield dumped Amherst Regional High School, 8-0, in an independent field hockey game in Greenfield.

Audrey Bresciano had three goals and one assist for the Green Wave (8-0-1), which led 3-0 at halftime. Grace Kennedy added two goals, Olivia Joy scored once, and Katie Haselton and Ashley Hubbard each had an assist.

Greenfield finished with a 23-0 edge in shots, and Sam Smith did not need to make a save to earn the clean slate. Lydia Sullivan and Lindsey Campbell combined for 15 saves in the loss.

Turners Falls 8, Central 0 — Nicole Thibeault registered a hat trick on Wednesday and Turners Falls High School defeated Central High School, 8-0, in a West Division field hockey game in Springfield.

Cassidhe Wozniak had two goals and two assists for the Indians (5-3-1), while Julie Sprankle added one goal and one assist. Hattie Harvey and Jade Tyler each scored once, Aly Murphy had two assists, and Hannah Bogusz and Alysha Wozniak each chipped in an assist.

Turners Falls held a 28-0 edge in shots, and Haleigh Greene did not need to record a save to earn her first career shutout.


Frontier 18½, Mohawk 5½   — Mike Corduff shot a 36 and took four points at No. 2 to help Frontier Regional School to a 18½-5½ win over Mohawk Trail Regional High School in a Bi-County North golf match Wednesday afternoon at Cherry Hill Golf Course in Amherst.

Kyle Spencer shot a 43 at No. 1 and took four points, and Bryan Baumann shot a 43 at No. 3 and took 3½ points. Rowan Blair shot a 55 at No. 4 and won three points, and Ben Zaranek shot a 52 at No. 5 and took 3½ points.

Mohawk’s medalist was its No. 6 golfer as Andy Robertson shot a 54 and took 3½ points.

FC Tech 19½, Turners 4½ — Hunter Sessions shot a 45 and swept 4 points to lead Franklin County Tech over Turners Falls,  19½-4½, in a Bi-County League North golf match Wednesday at Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Club in Turners Falls.

Dante Rosado (46) also took 4 points and Travis Cutting added 3 points for the Eagles.

Kyle Kucenski was match medalist with a 42 and took 3½ points for the Indians.

Palmer 15, Mahar 9 — Matt Bashand swept 4 points to help Palmer High School get past Mahar Regional School, 15-9, in an independent golf match Wednesday at Quaboag Country Club in Monson.

Low medalist Emma McCloskey (43) and Brennan Lafrenni each added 3 points for the Panthers (6-2).

Tucker Ninetau earned 3 points for the Senators (3-4).

Girls’ volleyball

Turners 3, Mohawk 1 — Sienna Dillensneider finished with six aces, two kills, 19 assists and two digs on Wednesday and Turners Falls defeated Mohawk, 20-25, 25-10, 25-15, 25-17, in a PVIAC North Division girls’ volleyball match in Turners Falls.

Tess Hunter had five aces and seven kills for the Indians (4-4), Jordyn Fiske finished with four aces and eight kills, and Abby Loynd had five kills and seven digs.

Gabby Shearer led Mohawk with four kills, five digs and four aces, and Hayley Lowell had four kills, five digs and two aces.

Commerce 3, FC Tech 0 — Jocelyn Holloway finished with nine digs on Wednesday Franklin Tech suffered a 25-9, 25-16, 25-21 loss to Commerce in a Metro Division girls’ volleyball match in Springfield.

Reagan Fiske had four kills and two aces for the Eagles (1-8), who host Mohawk Friday at 5.


Four Rivers races

Max Sloan-Anderson and Oscar Gibson finished first and second overall to help Four Rivers Charter School to a second-place finish during an eight-team boys’ cross country meet Wednesday at Four Rivers in Greenfield.

Dublin School won the meet with 29 points, while Four Rivers was second with a 51. Sloan-Anderson finished the 3.05-mile race in 18 minutes, 36 seconds, while Gibson was second in 19:38. Casey Davey was ninth in 20:34, Jayden Skelly was 16th in 21:33, and Jayden Ritchie was 24th in 25:21.

• On the girls’ side, Lily Harris-Hendry was 19th overall in 28:19 and Four Rivers finished fourth as a team with 145 points.

Dublin made it a sweep as it won the girls’ race with 30 points.

Jemma Dickson was 20th for the Otters in 28:25, and Sophie Jacobson-Carroll was 28th in 31:23. Amelia Worden was 29th in 21:26, and Tove Schweitzer was 49th in 40:19.