Bulletin Board: 23rd annual Tour of the Hilltowns Race set for Saturday

  • The 23rd annual Tour of the Hilltowns Race is set for Saturday. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

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Published: 6/21/2022 9:07:21 PM
Modified: 6/21/2022 9:07:01 PM

Northampton Cycling Club is hosting its 23rd annual Tour of the Hilltowns Race on Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Notchview Reservation in Windsor. 

The race is between 53 and 85 miles, depending on rider ability. The course runs through Windsor, Savoy, Plainfield, Ashfield, Charlemont and Hawley. Cash prizes, merchandise and medals are awarded to the top riders in each race.

There are several locations to watch the racers, including the long and grueling climb up East Hawley Road in Charlemont and Hawley as well as the feed zone near Sanderson Academy in Ashfield.

For more information visit: https://www.nohobikeclub.org/tour-of-the-hilltowns/


Franklin Tech Summer League

Kendra Campbell scored 13 points, Lea Chapman tallied eight points, Kyra Goodell scored five points while Hannah Gilbert and Haleigh Benoit each put in four points to lead Franklin Tech to a 32-22 win over Greenfield on Tuesday in a Franklin Tech Summer League contest. 

Azemina Cecunjanin led Greenfield with 18 points. Mackensie Goncalves added four points in the loss. 

■ Emma Moynihan led Smith Academy with 10 points in a 41-12 win over Athol on Tuesday. 

Madison Zanoni scored nine points while Caitlin Graves added six points in the win. Emma Bacigalupo scored eight points while Kyla Blundon and Lilly Rathburn each scored two points for Athol in the loss. 

■ Hailey Ring poured in 15 points, Addison Harrington and Sofia Walker each had three points and Laura Kahler and Leah Potter added two points to lead Pioneer to a 25-24 win over Mahar on Tuesday. 

Astha Bernard and Navaeh Scribner both scored seven points, Alivia Patch totaled six points and Hayden Comeau and Julia Hatch scored two points for Mahar. 


F.C. Summer League

Rachel Wood struck out 10 before Summer Routhier came on to strike out a pair to propel the Bombers to a 14-4 win over the Flyers on Monday at Murphy Park. 

Audrianna Bassett and Karli Carmody both knocked three hits in the victory. Jordan Placzek and Lilianna Inman each tallied two hits for the Flyers in the loss. 

■ Catharine Ballard had pair of hits including a triple while Shelby O’Leary knocked a home run and a double in the Defenders 12-1 win over the Magic on Monday. 

Alivia Patch and Margarette Howland each tallied a hit while Maggie Fay struck out 11 in the victory. 

Gloria McDonald struck out 16 while Collins, Addison Rotkiewicz, McDonald and Alana Texidor hit safely in the loss.

Pioneer Valley Women’s League

Behind four hits and six RBIs from Nelly Wilkins and three hits and three RBIs from Jaime Jackman, Conway beat Shelburne 23-6 on Tuesday in a Pioneer Valley Women’s Softball League contest. 

Teagan Valeski had a pair of hits and RBIs while Amanda Chapin knocked a triple for Shelburne. 


CCG results

The foursome of Jane Smith, Lisa Sullivan, Wanda Pyfrom and Karen Sanders took first with a score of 34 in a 9 Hole Women’s Scramble at the Country Club of Greenfield on Tuesday. 

The team of Ann McHugh, Sue Channel, Dianne Wood and Sally Bernard tied with the foursomes of Donna Woodcock, Angie Bergquist, Irene McDonald and Elaine Mount and Elizabeth Archer, Michele Hazlett, TC Emerson and Danica Hochstetler for second with all three squads posting a score of 36. 

■ The foursome of Roy Emerson, Phyllis Canon, Richard Howe and Wendy Blanchard tied with Barry Dow, Barb Killeen, Scott Lyman and Anne Corrinet for the low gross of 63 in Kells Junior Golf Fundraiser Scramble on Tuesday. 

Edge Hill

CW Leach finished with the top point quota of plus-8 and shot the low net of 28 while Mark Eaton finished with the low gross of 39 in the A Division of the Edge Hill Men’s League on Tuesday. 

In the B Division, Bill Green recorded the top point quota (plus-6) and the low gross (42) while Jonathan George shot the low net (30). Jon Sonntag won closest to the pin on No. 3 (seven feet, seven inches) while Green won on No. 8 (10-2). 

Adult softball

Greenfield Co-ed

Jacob Christi led an offensive barrage from the Liberty Tax Sharks en route to a 22-7 win over Business and Pleasure in a Greenfield Co-Ed Adult League contest on Tuesday.

Christi had three hits, including a triple, and four RBIs for the Sharks. Also contributing offensively were Che Christi (3H, 2B, 3B, HR, 5 RBI), Dom Carme (3H, 2 2B, RBI), Jeff Gibson (2H, 2B, 2 RBI), Hannah Marchefka (2H) and Jay Watroba (2H, 3 RBI).

Business & Pleasure was led by Joshua Lashway’s two hits, including a home run, and three RBIs. Rilee Bordeaux (2H) and Leanne McCollum (2B) also aided the cause.

Elsewhere, Nick Aldrich’s three hits helped the Tavern of South Deerfield to a 3-2 win over Stonewall at Hillside Park on Tuesday.

Carey Dougan and Brian Ginnity had two hits apiece for Tavern.

Stonewall’s Brody Markol also had two hits for his side.

Summer soccer

Matt Sicard, Brady Burch and Aidan Valderrama buried two goals apiece, and Frontier rolled to a 9-1 win over Chicopee Comp in a Pioneer Valley Summer Soccer League contest on Tuesday.

Dante Ruggiano, Chanmin Son and Chanhee Son also tallied, while Sicard, Chanhee Son and Fernando Saravia (two) added assists. Goalie Shane Prusak made five saves.

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