Westfield Technical Academy pitcher Andy Daniels delivered a stellar outing on the mound, scattering five hits over nine innings pitched, striking out nine batters, and walking just three Tuesday on the road at Franklin Tech.
Unfortunately for the Westfield Tech baseball team (4-6), the end result was a heartbreaking defeat. Franklin Tech hit a clutch single to right field in the 10th inning to edge the Tigers in extras, 3-2.
“Tough loss,” Westfield Tech coach Bob Eak said. “Hats off to Franklin.”
Westfield Tech’s Nick Clegg went 3-for-5 with a triple, and scored on a Chris Boyden sac-fly to center field. Andy Daniels scored the other Tigers’ run.
Brandon DeGray and Cody Garwacki also had hits for Westfield Tech. Garwacki was stellar at third base, making multiple plays.
Bombers outslug Spartans
Westfield 9, East Longmeadow 8
Austin St. Pierre launched a solo home run; Mason St. Pierre went 2-for-3 with a double, run, and three RBIs; Sean Moorhouse went 2-for-4 with two runs scored; J.D. Huntley had a hit and three runs scored; and Anthony Clark collected a hit, run, and RBI to lead Westfield.
Rams doubled up
Wahconah 6, Southwick-Tolland 3
Richie Almbertie (hit, 2 RBIs) Dan Burnett (hit, run), Bart Shea (hit, RBI), Tyler Orban (hit, run), Eddie Martinez (hit) led the hit attack for Southwick (5-8).
Bombers silence Lions
Westfield 4, Ludlow 0
Westfield pitcher Haley Moniz (4 Ks) tossed a three-hitter, and the Bombers shut out Ludlow on the road. Moniz also helped herself with three hits.
Westfield’s Morgan Zabielski tripled, and drove home Nikki Graves, who reached on a walk. Nicole Clemente, Abby Charvet, and Nicole Graves also had RBI singles for the Bombers.
“Today was a good win for us,” Westfield coach Tim Desmond said. “We had contributions from everyone and our defense really played well and had some big stops when Ludlow got something going. It feels great to see their hard work paying off.”
Renaissance 23, Westfield Technical Academy 21
Westfield Tech’s Cheyenne Slack went 4-for-6 with a triple, home run, three runs, and five RBIs; Taya Allen went 5-for-5 and finished a home run short of the cycle with four runs and four RBIs; Hannah Roberts went 3-for-6 with a double, three runs, and three RBIs; Arianna Levere was 3-for-6 with a walk and three runs scored; Lexi Doiron went 3-for-5 with a run and two RBIS and, Leilani Marsh (2 runs, 2 RBIs), Lexi Doiron (run, 2 RBIs), and Jordyn Sanders (run, 2 RBIs) each had two hits.
Bombers overcome Hurricanes
Westfield 4, Amherst 1
Westfield won a thrilling match at first singles as Clara Hinck defeated Nya Saunders 3-6, 6-2, (11-9). Bombers’ Emma Macleod and Camille Mchenzie won at first doubles, topping Christiana Lee and Lillian Conrad 6-4, 6-1; Elizabeth Poteat and Mackenzie Culver won a hard-fought match against Amherst’s Anna Lacey and Sofia Sotarello, 4-6, 6-1, (11-9).
The Hurricanes defaulted at third singles.
Butler paces Saints
Pope Francis 17, St. Mary 4
Alexandra Ford (5 goals, 1 assist) and Cady Tyburski (2 goals, 4 assists) netted six points each to lead Pope Francis.
Aisling Butler led St. Mary with two goals and one assist. Laura Brodkin and Olivia Mazza scored one goal apiece for the Saints.
Mon., May 8
Southwick-Tolland 6, Putnam 2
Frank Wyglarz went 2-for-3, Matt Tullo tripled, and Zach Karetka tossed four innings of four-hit, shutout ball for Southwick.
Southwick-Tolland 24, Monson 8
Southwick pitcher Jillian Gentile struck out 11 batters, and Rams’ Sarah Smith had two singles.