School roundup: Turners Falls volleyball finishes 10-0 in league

  • The ball crosses the net during the women's beach volleyball semifinal match between Austria and Lithuania at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, Saturday, June 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) Dmitry Lovetsky

Staff Writer
Published: 10/7/2019 9:24:46 PM

Putting its perfect division record on the line against Athol, the Turners Falls volleyball team remained unbeaten, coming away with a  3-0 win to claim first place in the Northern Division with an unblemished 10-0 record. 

The Thunder (11-4 overall) took the first set 25-11 before tallying a 25-9 victory in the second set and capped off by a 25-17 third set win. 

“It’s great,” Turners coach Kelly Liimatainen said. “We have a pretty young team and it was exciting for us to go 10-0.”

Dabney Rollins finished with six kills and five aces for the Thunder, with Hailey Bogusz had five aces, seven assists and a kill. 

Isabelle Farrick added six kills and an ace to the winning effort, while Taylor Greene had eight aces, two kills and two aces.

For the Red Raiders, Lexi Forte had five assists and three aces and Kate Mahan added three kills, two aces and three digs. 

Boys Soccer

Tech rolls past Duggan

Sam Lashtur had himself quite the day in Springfield. 

The Franklin Tech freshman scored three goals and assisted on two others to lead the Eagles over Duggan Academy, 7-2, in a Tri-County League game. 

It didn’t take Tech long to light up the scoreboard, as Tony Barilone scored off an assist from Lashtur one minute into the match. 

Barilone tallied another goal in the ninth minute, this off an assist from Colin Adams. One minute later, Lashtur scored an unassisted goal to put the Eagles up 3-0. 

Adams scored one himself in the 17th minute off a dish for Lashtur to add to the red hot start for the Tech offense. 

Duggan scored one before the halftime whistle, but Lashtur scored two goals to open the second half, in the 54th and 57th minute, to put the game out of reach. 

Jayden Hamlett added the final goal for the Eagles in the 66th minute off an assist from Alex Sinigur, the first points of the two freshmen’s careers. 

Matt Regnier and Nikolas Martin split time in net, with Regnier making two saves and Martin needing to make just one. 

The Franklin Tech offense forced Duggan goalie Jeremiah Cruz to make 18 saves. 

Golf

Green Wave roll past St. Mary’s

Manny Umana shot a match-low 43 for St. Mary’s from the No. 1 spot, but it was the only match the Saints would win, as Greenfield came away with an 18-6 win at the Tekoa County Club in Westfield. 

Dylan Archer shot a 49 from the No. 2 spot to defeat Ryan Sweeney, while Jake Cote had the low score of the Green Wave, shooting a 48 to win the No. 3 spot. 

Danny Provost shot a 55 to win the No. 4 match, Jacob Frank’s 55 was good enough to win the No. 5 match and Kris Bostrom’s 60 won him the No. 6 match. 

Gabe Larouche shot a 50 on the par 35 course from the No. 1 spot. 

Basketball

DRIVE League

Shawn Richter scored 15 points and Gabe Jones-Thomson added 14 to lead Frontier past Franklin Tech, 54-30, in a DRIVE league boys varsity game at Greenfield High School. 

Garrett Cole had 15 points in the loss. 

■ Chase Novak’s 32 points were enough to push Turners past Greenfield, 61-56, with Julius Brewington scoring 26 for the Green Wave and Sam Bibson adding eight points. 

■ Jack Forest’s 17 points and Dale Dean’s 13 propelled Hampshire past Northampton, 55-43. 

■ Brattleboro blew past Smith Academy, 83-21, behind 13 points from Greg Fitzgerald and 11 from Gabe Packard. 

■ Andrew Ciaglo and Addie Phifer combined for 27 points in Hadley’s 50-47 win over Pioneer. 

Troy Emond led the Panthers with 17 points and Jayden Fox chipped in 12 in the loss. 

■ In boys JV action at Pioneer, Pat Boyden scored nine points to lead Frontier past Northampton, 43-34. 

Mav Ward and Donte Ruggiano each scored nine points to lead Greenfield over Hampshire, 57-27. 

Lukas Stone dropped 24 points and Cody West added another 21 points as Hadley topped Hampshire, 62-26. 

■ Dabney Rollins scored 24 points to lead Turners over Pioneer, 37-35, in a girls varsity game at Pioneer. 

Paige Loughman scored 20 points for the Panthers in the losing effort. 

■ Mel Roberts’ 15 points pushed Hinsdale over the Western Mass Vipers, 35-19. 

Franklin Tech 7, Duggan 2

Franklin Tech

4

3

7

Duggan

1

1

2

Goals: (FT) Barilone (2), Lashtur (3), Adams, Hamlett. (D) Diaz (2).

Assists: (FT) Lashtur (2), Adams, Sinigur. (D) Dejesus, Daniels.

Saves: (FT) Regnier 2, Martin 1. (D) Cruz 18.


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