WESTFIELD – The St. Mary High School football team, er, correct that, boys’ soccer team sacked Franklin Tech, 10-0, Thursday at Westfield Middle School North.
Zac Girard recorded a hat trick, Colin Blake notched two goals, and five Saints – Nick Garde, Joey Collins, Billy Lamarande, Patrick Boyle, and Seamus Butler – scored one goal apiece in a blowout.
Alex Parentela and Kevin Rockwal each had two assists, and Garde, Butler, Collins, and Jake Viamari had one apiece.
Blake (5 saves) and Drew Collins (3) split time in goal for St. Mary in the first and second half, respectively, for a combined shutout.
“It was a good all-around effort for the guys,” St. Mary coach Andrew Martin said. “Everybody got to play and get in the game, which was good, especially for the younger and inexperienced guys. It was a good way to rebound after a tough loss to (Westfield) Voke the other day. I’m happy with the intensity and effort.”
St. Mary returns to action next week Monday against Pathfinder.
Stepanchuks step up for Tigers
Westfield Voc-Tech 6, McCann Tech 1
Dmitry and Alex Stepanchuk had two goals and an assist apiece to lead red-hot Westfield Voc-Tech at home. Alex Makarchuk and Tyler Hall each had one goal for the Tigers.
Voc-Tech’s Dominic Rosario and Vitaliy Borodin also had one assist apiece. It was Borodin’s first varsity point.
“The boys played really well,” Tigers’ coach Kyle Dulude said. “I’m very happy with their performance and preparation for today’s game.”
Voc-Tech’s Mike Brut kept the leading point leader in Western Massachusetts in check, and Tyler Hall contributed solid defense.
Petlock’s hat trick sinks Saints
Smith Voke 4, St. Mary 3
Smith Voke’s Gabby Petlock delivered a hat trick performance, lifting her team to victory Thursday.
Ali Stanlewicz, Alexis Shedd, and Erin Dow scored one goal apiece for St. Mary. Saints’ Savannah Lubanski earned an assist.
St. Mary goalie Francesca DePergola finished with $18 saves.
JV BOYS’ SOCCER
Southwick 5, Hopkins 2
Austin Davis netted a hat trick (3 goals), and Kapcer Kisala and Mason Kowal tallied one apiece for Southwick.
Kowal also recorded two assists. Jake Stathers, Nick Doyle, and Matt Daley each had one.
For the red-hot Southwick JV unit, it was their seventh straight victory to begin the 2014 fall season.