The Recorder – HS Roundup: Mohawk Trail girls’ tennis pulls victory out of Turners (PHOTO)

Wednesday was a great time for Mohawk Trails Avery Dupree to get his first win of the season.

Dupree took on Turners Falls’ Steph Peterson in the No. 1 single and won with a 6-0, 6-0 victory, which helped lead the Warriors to a 3-2 girls victory in the Powertown tennis team.

“The fight went well,” Dupree said. “I kept my focus throughout. It was a beautiful day. It was windy, which made serving difficult, but I overcame it.”

The senior was one of three Mohawk Trail players to win Wednesday as the Warriors swept all three singles matches.

For Dupree, she is hoping for a big year in her final tennis season.

“I’m really looking forward to my senior season,” Dupree said. “I’ve been building up to it for a long time and I’m super excited to play No. 1 singles again. I’m hoping for an 80 percent victory season. I do not want to lose too much. I’ve lost enough, this is my year. ”

Paige King came away with a 6-2, 6-0 victory in No. 2 singles against Thunder Haley Randall, and at No. 3 singles, Palmer King won a 6-1, 6-0 triumph over Turners’ Abbi Holloway.

Dupree has been impressed with how her Mohawk Trail team looks so far this season.

“They’re fine,” Dupree said. “We have a lot of new kids this season and everyone is super excited to get out and play. They show interest, they work hard and it shows.”

For Holloway, it has been about getting more reps in the fighting action, with Wednesday’s competition being only the second of the season for the Thunder.

“The season has been good,” Holloway said. “I want to work on my backhand. It may improve a little bit. I’m working on some other things, but it’s something I hope to get better at by the end of the season. Everyone is getting back on track. Everyone feeling really good, just getting the groove back. ”

Turners won both doubles, with Maddy Lilly and Maria LaBelle winning a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Warriors Lauren Lovett and Dakoda Chasse by No. 1 doubles, and Tatianna Carr and Jill Reynolds taking over the Mohawk Trail’s Dakota Cusumano and Sam Missoula 6- 0, 6-1 on No. 2.

Despite the loss, Chasse – an eighth grader – feels she is getting better and enjoys playing doubles.

“My skills are the same, but I learn a lot,” Chasse said. “Everyone is supportive and helpful. I’ve only played doubles. I like working as a team and strategizing and helping each other.”

Greenfield 3, PVCICS 2 – The Green Wave won a pair of singles matches and the No. 1 doubles match to get away with a 3-2 victory over the Dragons on Wednesday at Crosier Field in Holyoke.

Kaitlyn Collins won a 6-1, 6-2 victory at No. 2 singles, while Estera Covalenco won a 6-0, 6-1 victory at No. 3 singles for Greenfield. In the No. 1 double, Kaitlyn Phillips and Rory Cronen-Townsend won 6-1, 6-2 to secure the victory.

Frontier 5, Chicopee 0 – Emma Clancy won an exciting 6-1, 3-6, 17-15 victory in No. 1 singles when the Redhawks swept the Pacers on Wednesday.


Frontier 11, Easthampton 1 (5) – The Eagles scored at the top of the first, but that was all the Redhawks from the time Frontier came away with an 11-1 Suburban League West victory in five innings at South Deerfield on Wednesday.

Liam Skribiski-Banack brought Kevin Baumann home with a single to start a two-out first inning rally for the Redhawks. Aiden Drury then brought Skribiski-Banack in with a triple and Drury scored on a delivered ball making it a 3-1 match.

Later in the inning, Ethan Bryant scored Tyler Baranowski on a single, and Tyler Dubreuil brought in Alex Gochinski with a single to bring the Redhawks up 5-1 in the second inning.

Frontier added six runs in the fourth, with Baumann hitting a two RBI single, Skribiski-Banack hitting an RBI single, Drury smoking an RBI triple and scoring on a passing ball, and Bryant hitting a sacrificial fly to end the match in the fifth.

Sam Schreiber got the win for the Redhawks and hit four. Winter Roske, Otis Follet and Andrew Thompson each hit safely for Easthampton, while Nick Lloyd had a sack escape RBI in the loss.

• The Frontier JV team beat Easthampton 10-0 after a few hits from Jack Conlon.

Greenfield 4, Athol 2 – Tyler Podolski threw six innings for Green Wave, knocking out 14 and delivering just one stroke to lead Greenfield to a 4-2 Suburban League West victory over the visiting Bears on Wednesday.

Deven Dubie had a couple of hits and an RBI, while Trevor Kuchieski also counted a couple of hits for Green Wave (3-1, 1-1). TJ Thibeault and John Marchefka each had a hit and an RBI, while Michael Pierce, MJ Paulin and Podolski all hit safely in the win. Thibeault picked up the save and hit two in the seventh.

Dilan Fountain had the lone hit for Athol (0-4, 0-2) and hit an RBI triple. Quentin Polana got lost on the mound and went six innings for the Bears.


Athol 16, Hampden Charter 0 (5) – Lindsey LeBlanc threw a perfect five-innings game on Wednesday, hitting 13 out of the 15 strokes she faced as the Bears won a 16-0 victory in five innings.

Sadey Lehtomaki led the plate with two triples, one single and four RBIs for Athol (3-1). LeBlanc had a double and a single, Ally Robertson had a few hits and RBIs, Maddie Hermes had a double, a single and three RBIs, Kennedy Vaillancourt hit a two-RBI double, Maddi Kenniff had a three-RBI triple and Emma Bacigalupo hit certainly in the winning bet.

Mohawk Trail 14, Smith Academy 4 – Addie Loomis was on fire at the record, smashing two triples and three singles in the Warriors’ 14-4 Franklin County East victory over the Falcons at Hatfield on Wednesday.

Sophia Goodnow hit safely four times, and Mya Lesieur had a double and two singles for the Mohawk Trail (1-2, 1-1).

Boys tennis

Frontier 4, Palmer 1 – Miles Keefe won a 6-3, 6-1 victory in No. 2 singles to help lead the Redhawks to a victory over the Panthers on Wednesday.

Oliver Brown and Jacob He came away with a 6-1, 6-1 victory in the No. 1 doubles, while Daiden Manning and Donovan Vichi earned a 6-1, 6-0 victory in the No. 2 doubles for Frontier.


Four Rivers 11, NMH 8 – Isaiah Goldman scored five goals and Gabe Rhodes played a good defense in Otters’ victory over Hoggers on Wednesday.

Frontier 15, Deerfield Academy 3 – Brady Burch and Matt Sicard helped lead the Redhawks to a 15-3 win over Big Green on Wednesday. David Frazier accelerated the attack, while excellent defenses from David Gray and Benaiah Dougan put in the back end.

Deerfield scores

The DA golf team on Wednesday won a 199-200 victory over Avon and a 199-226 victory over Northfield Mount Hermon.

The Big Green girls ‘tennis team beat Westminster 8-1, while the boys’ tennis team came away with a 6-1 victory over Kingswood-Oxford. DA’s baseball team defeated Taft, 8-7, while Big Green softball team defeated Worcester, 3-0.

In girl lacrosse, DA fell to Andover 14-8, while the girls water polo squad lost to Loomis, 15-11.

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