Strange turn of events

Westfield’s Brian Strange draws the ire of a Pittsfield baserunner during an early season baseball game after Strange recorded an out at third base. Strange made several outs Sunday morning, tossing six shutout innings against the Amherst Hurricanes. (Staff File Photo)

WESTFIELD – Westfield’s Brian Strange tossed six scoreless innings of two-hit ball and the Bombers soared past the Amherst Hurricanes 10-0 Sunday morning at Bullens Field.
Strange struck out six batters and walked four. Chris Baker closed out the final inning, recording one strikeout, while allowing no hits and no walks.
Mason Collingwood (double, 3 runs, 3 RBIs) and Paul Shibley (double, 2 runs) each had two hits, Baley Collier scored two runs and drove in another, and Ryan Moorhouse had a hit and RBI to lead Westfield at the plate.

CHAMPIONSHIP CHASE: Westfield senior Brenden LaForest won the 400 meter run, finishing in 48.67 at the Western Massachusetts Division 1 boys track & field championships Saturday at Holyoke High School.
In the girls’ competition, Westfield sophomore Catherine Bean captured third place in the 100 meters (12.75) and 200 meters (25.97). The 4×400 meter relay team also nabbed bronze (4:18.29).

Sat., May 19
St. Mary’s 5, Sci-Tech 0

St. Mary’s Aaron Kielbasa defeated Sci-Tech’s Nick Obrian at third singles 6-0, 6-0, and Kevin Lu and Joe Wilcox won at by forfeit at the first and second singles, respectively, for the Saints.
St. Mary’s also swept doubles play.
At first doubles, Ben Richter and Ryan Sweeney downed Ryan Chasse and Elyjah Guzman 6-1, 6-4. Tom Young and Ben Howes beat Michael Rivera and Brandon Tsang, 6-2, 6-4.
“All Saints players showed great sportsmanship and skill in all five match wins,” St. Mary’s boys tennis head coach George Hart said.
It was the Saints third win of the season.

Lee 16, St. Mary’s 3

Summer Duda, Skyler Duda and Sam Moran each scored for St. Mary’s. Saints goalie April Warner made 11 saves.

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