O’Connell, Hurricanes blow through

St. Mary’s Kararzyna Misnaukas (24) drives around Amherst’s Tea Laraja at Monday’s game.

WESTFIELD – Although Jane O’Connell had a team-high three goals and one assist as eight different players scored to lead the Hurricanes to a 13-1 win over the St. Mary Saints in a high school girls lacrosse game Monday at Boardman Field.
Katarzyna Wisnauckas scored the lone St. Mary goal. Wisnauckus, April Warner, and Serena Griswold each had an interception for the Saints.
St. Mary’s goalie Anna Kosinski finished with 10 saves.

Bombers soar
Westfield 20, Granby 5

Westfield overwhelmed Granby with Lara Finnie (5 goals, 1 assist) and Hannah Jarvis (4 goals, 1 assist), Jordan Kowalski (3 goals, 1 assist), and Sydney Brady (3 goals) leading the way.

Southwick 5, Ware 3; Southwick 4, Ware 1
Southwick swept a double header at Whalley Park. Details were not available at press time.

Lee holds off Gators
Lee 7, Gateway 5
Gateway rallied from a 7-0 deficit with a four-run sixth inning, but just fell short.
Anthony Piquette (run scored), Nathaniel Bushor (run), and Wyatt Heeter (run, RBI, stolen base) each went 2-for-4 for the Gators.

Bombers grounded
Pittsfield 9, Westfield 1

Haley Moniz went 3-for-3 and scored a run in a loss for Westfield. Bombers’ Carina Franco had two hits, Erin Gour had a double and RBI, and, Casey Almeida and Lindsey Kiltonic provided excellent defense on the left side of the field.

Smith holds back Gators
Smith Academy 17, Gateway 3 (5 inn.)

Grace Van Buren (run), Makala Gogal (RBI), Allison Manos and Lily Waters had the lone hits for Gateway.

Rams rally past Red Raiders
Southwick def. Commerce 25-16, 25-18, 19-25, 17-25, 15-7

Zach Thorne (16 kills, 1 assist, 4 digs), Nick Brown (5 kills, 32 assists, 4 digs, 1 ace), Kacper Kisala (11 kills, 2 assists, 17 digs, 4 aces), Chance Tang (1 assist, 17 digs, 2 aces), and Tim McGrath (4 kills, 4 assists, 6 digs, 2 blocks) paved the way for a Southwick victory.

Bombers sweep Lions to win 14th straight
Westfield def. Ludlow, 25-12, 25-11, 25-23

Shane Kiendzior (14 kills, 3 aces) and Luis Castro (18 assists), Eric Yurluc (13 assists, 2 aces), Javier Santos (8 kills), and James Pavlyuk (7 kills, 5 digs) contributed for Westfield, which continues to roll toward completing a perfect season.
The Bombers improved to 14-0 overall, 7-0 North Division.

Wilcox, Lu battle
Turners Falls 5, St. Mary’s 0

St. Mary’s first doubles pair, Joe Wilcox and Kevin Lu lost a hard-fought match to Brody Trott and Josh Gaulin, 6-4, 6-4.
“Even though Turners Falls won the five matches, St. Mary’s players recorded no set wins, but did have an excellent number of game wins as a team,” St. Mary’s coach George Hart said. “The progress they have been demonstrating is sure to continue to pay off their five remaining matches.”

Southwick 5, Ware 4

Zack Karetka (double) and Nate Goodwin (2 runs) each went 2-for-3, and Noah Jubb (6 Ks) allowed one earned run in four innings for Southwick.

LATE RESULTS – Fri., May 4
St. Mary’s 13, Central 4

St. Mary’s Aaron Blanchard had eight goals and three assists to reach 100 points for his career of two-and-a-half seasons as an attacker. Ed Towers had four goals and one assist for the Saints. Joe Walz played hard on both sides of the ball with a number of groundball wins, taking three shots and burying one. Alex Pallante also had multiple groundball wins, and an assist.
St. Mary’s defensemen Mike Kelly, Mike Pepe, and Bodhi Hall pushed the ball upfield on offense, and knocked down multiple passes on defense.
Jermay Hoar and Colin Ramos, making his varsity debut, combined for 19 saves.
“The whole team pulled together, played smart but intense,” St. Mary coach Gregory Towers said.

Renaissance 3, St. Mary’s 2

St. Mary’s Jessica Crosby pressed at the net and hit strong forehand and backhand ground strokes to topple Renaissance’s Nicole Schabot at first singles, 6-2, 6-1.
Maura O’Neill and Gina Mulvenna won a thriller for the Saints at first doubles, defeating Madeline Nowak and Anglis Martinez, 6-2, 7-6, (13-11).

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