WESTFIELD – There was drama galore around the local high school sports scene Thursday with streaking success, late comebacks, and thrilling victories (and a tie).
Bombers prevail … again
Westfield 131 def. Minnechaug (129.775) and Agawam (116.30)
Madison Somppi placed first on the balance beam (8.75), Caity Daniels was second on vault (8.65), Kylie Liptak finished second on the uneven bars, and Somppi led the floor exercise (4th overall, 8.2) for still unbeaten Westfield (6-0).
Liptak finished second all-around with a score of 32.8.
Tigers rally past Red Raiders
Westfield Technical Academy 3, Commerce 2
Westfield Tech rallied from a 2-0 deficit, stunning Commerce at Marshall Roy Field in Springfield.
Hampden Charter School of Science 3, St. Mary’s 2
Victor Moreno had two goals, Justin Rodriguez had two assists, and Hampden Charter snuck by St. Mary’s at Westfield Middle School North.
Jack Lamirande led St. Mary’s with one goal and one assist. Saints’ Jake Butler scored a goal.
Lions hold off Bombers
Ludlow 1, Westfield 0
Ludlow scored one goal and staved off Westfield at home.
Bombers tied Terriers
Westfield 1, West Springfield 1
Senior captain Hannah Jarvis scored on a pass from Delia Smith, and Westfield tied seventh-ranked West Springfield.
Senior captain Gwen Smith made 25 saves. Bombers’ defender Morgan Anjos had four defensive saves.
Rams top Red Raiders
Southwick-Tolland 3, Athol 1
Three different players (Emily Martin, Sydney Gorman, Emma Barnard) scored to lead Southwick to victory.
Southwick goalie Clare Stratton made six saves.
Rams topple O’s
Southwick-Tolland 19.5, Belchertown 5.5
Southwick extended its unbeaten streak to 17-0 with three matches left. Brad Durand (40), Chris Baker (40), Nick Kavrakis (40), Matt Garrity (42), James Longhi.
Golden Eagles swoop past Bombers
Central def. Westfield 16-25, 25-14, 25-15, 25-21
Madi Robitaille (7 kills), Stephanie Sgueglia (12 digs), Evelyna Legkodukh (3 kills), and Autumn Moccia (3 kills) led Westfield.
JV FIELD HOCKEY
Westfield 7, West Springfield 0
Westfield’s Carina Franco has a hat trick in the first half. Emma Mazeika and Avery Guiel each had an assist.
In the second half, Thea Glenzel, Hadleigh Leclair, Fionnuala Matthews, and Guiel scored one goal apiece to pad Westfield’s lead. Abby Daley had two assists, and Janet Asselin and Glenzel had one apiece.
Westfield goalie Danielle Coe (1 save) earned a shutout.