High schools: South Hadley field hockey rolls past Amherst Regional

The South Hadley field hockey team took control early and cruised to an 11-1 win over Amherst Regional, Monday. The Tigers led 3-0 after the first …

The South Hadley field hockey team took control early and cruised to an 11-1 win over Amherst Regional, Monday.

The Tigers led 3-0 after the first quarter and 6-0 at halftime. It was 8-1 after the third quarter.

Four players recorded their first career goal for the Tigers: junior Abbie Sierzego, freshman Megan Courtney, senior defender Maddie Foley and junior defender April Hurley.

Courtney also added two assists, the first of her career.

Gabi Moroney finished with three goals, Bella Alcaraz had two goals and one assist, and Meg Carey had a goal and two assists.

Lily Provost scored and Kate Carleton had an assist. Kaitlyn Lynes made no saves in the win.

Gabrielle Mahoney scored for the Hurricanes. McKenzie Schreyer made 14 saves over three quarters, while Sarah Wilkinson had one save in the final frame.

Greenfield 5, Frontier Regional 0 — Ella Flanders finished with 16 saves, but the Red Hawks fell on the road.

Katie Haselton surpassed 100 career points for the Green Wave. She is the fifth player in program history to reach the milestone.

Northampton 4, Hampshire Regional 0 — Olivia Labrie made 15 saves, but the Raiders fell on the road.

Boys soccer

Gateway Regional 3, Smith Vocational 0 — The Gators netted two goals in the fourth quarter to pull away from the Vikings in Huntington.

Ben Hyjek scored all three goals, with the first coming in the second quarter. Matt Morin, Joe Holmes and Ryan Morin each had one assist. Preston Coffey finished with four saves for the shutout.

Race Drobiak made 12 saves for Smith Vocational.

Girls soccer

Easthampton 3, Gateway Regional 1 — Abby McClaflin scored twice and Francis Powers had a goal and one assist as the Eagles won at Nonotuck Park.

Samantha Chapman had an assist and Abi Coleman made four saves for the Eagles (7-1), who concluded their season.

Eagles coach Brian Miller said the team elected to continue practicing through the end of the season, which is Nov. 20.

Rebecca Hyjek scored from Hannah Duggan for the Gators. Emma Bean-Barlow had eight saves in defeat.

PVCICS 1, Smith Vocational 1 — Madison Clark scored with an assist from Emily Cortis as the Vikings earned the draw at home.

Daelin Murdock had four saves in the first quarter and Nevaeh Stone had nine over the final three for Smith Vocational.

Monson 2, South Hadley 1 — Paige Marjanski scored and Riley Suchenicz made 10 saves but the Tigers fell on the road.

Girls volleyball

Amherst Regional 3, Agawam 0 — Amelia Beigel (four kills, ace) paced the offense with 24 assists as the Hurricanes swept their way to a 25-17, 25-12, 27-25 road win.

Nicole Lambert (ace) added 11 kills and three digs, while Delaney MacPhetres (block, two digs) had four aces and three kills. Skye Nolan had eight digs and three aces.

Belchertown 3, Smith Vocational 1 — The Vikings took the first set, but the visiting Orioles stormed back for the 25-27, 25-11, 25-19, 25-20 victory.

Haleigh Pensivy (kill) had three digs, while Jordan Dunham finished with five digs and three kills for the Vikings. Roxanne Risley had a pair of both digs and aces. Amber Pensivy (kill) had two aces and three assists.

Boys cross country

Amherst Regional 18, Monson 45 — Griffin Jones was first in 17:58 and Kyle Yanko was runner-up in 18:23 as the Hurricanes cruised on their 3.1-mile course.

Ryan Yanko (fourth, 18:41), Diego Lopez (fifth, 18:51) and Aidan Bergeron (sixth, 18:59) closed out the victory.