Tuesday’s Schedule & Scoreboard – 05/08/18


Today’s games are listed below.

Softball
King Philip, 14 @ Mansfield, 0 – Final (5 inn.)King Philip’s offense exploded for 16 hits as a team with Meghan Gorman and Faith Turinese collecting three apiece. Sydney Phillips and Hailey McCasland (four RBI) each added two hits for the Warriors. Elise Pereira allowed just one hit in five innings of work, striking out nine.

North Attleboro, 14 @ Foxboro, 0 – Final (5 inn.)North Attleboro sophomore Bella Ertia allowed just four hits, didn’t issue a walk, and struck out seven in the Rocketeers win on the road. Erti helped her own cause with a pair of hits, including a double, while Olivia Capobianco hit a home run, Ashley Cangiano had two doubles, and Annabelle Hebard added two hits. Katie Daby had a strong day at the plate, going 3-for-3, Andrea Miceli had a two-run double, and Emily Pastore had a hit and three runs scored.

Milford, 28 @ Sharon, 2 – Final (5 inn.)Emily Piergustavo went 3-for-3, including a grand slam, and scored four runs to lead the Hawks to a big win. Kate Irwin and Jess Tomaso each had three hits in the game, including a two-run home run each. Amanda Wenckus and Megan Hart each had their first varsity hit in the win. Jody Goldenberg scored one of Sharon’s runs and drove in the second.

Girls Lacrosse
Taunton vs. New Bedford, 4:00

Boys Tennis
Attleboro, 0 @ Taunton, 5 – FinalTaunton didn’t lose a single game in its three single matches in a win over visiting Attleboro. Francois Hennaux (first singles), Brett Beaulieu (second singles), and Mike Briggs (third singles) all won 6-0, 6-0 for the Tigers. The team of Charlie Fiske and Dylan Kullas won 6-0, 6-1 at first doubles while Kyle Dennehy and Alex Pugh paired up for a 6-2, 6-2 win at second doubles.

North Attleboro, 5 @ Foxboro, 0 – FinalNorth Attleboro won all five matches in straight sets to secure its 10th win of the season. Richard Bermudez won 6-1, 6-1 at first singles, Christian Bermudez earned a 6-0, 6-0 decision at second singles, and freshman Jonah Manso picked up a 6-2, 6-0 win at third singles. North’s first doubles team of Ben Pfeffer and Vikram Senthilakumaran prevailed 6-3, 7-5 while Sam Gallagher and Alex Pfeffer earned a 6-4, 6-0 win at second doubles.

King Philip, 3 @ Franklin, 2 – FinalKing Philip junior Marco DiStefano battled back from a one-set deficit, emerging with a 5-7, 6-1, 6-2 victory at first singles to help the Warriors edge Franklin in a battle of the top two teams in the Kelley-Rex. KP also picked up wins from Jack Cannon at third singles (6-4, 6-1) and the team of Nick Ihley and Aidan Ignatius at second doubles (4-6, 6-2, 6-3). Franklin freshman Liam Marr won 6-3, 7-6 (3) at second singles and Tyler DiPalma and Derek Wu prevailed 6-3, 6-2 at first doubles.

Oliver Ames, 1 @ Milford, 4 – Final

Girls Tennis
Attleboro, 0 @ Canton, 5 – FinalCanton swept the visiting Bombardiers by winning all five matches in straight sets. Natalie Keppler won 6-1, 6-1 at first singles, Rachel Kupferman didn’t drop a single game in a 6-0, 6-0 win at second singles, and Sarah Hernandez picked up a 6-4, 6-2 win at third singles. Canton’s Caitlin Matthews and Stelina Michaelidis won 6-2, 6-2 at first doubles while Nyah Claiborne and Rose Hazam prevailed 7-5, 6-1 at second doubles for the Bulldogs.

Foxboro, 4 @ North Attleboro, 1 – FinalFoxboro’s Sophia Prinos didn’t lose a game in a clean sweep at first singles, leading the Warriors to a win on the road. Freshman Pam Nelson added a 6-4, 6-0 win at second singles, the team of Sarah Prag and Julia Muise won 6-4, 6-2 at first doubles, and Olivia Dantona and Kendall Millender paired up to earn a 7-6 (3), 6-3 win at second doubles. North Attleboro’s Azka Siddiq won 6-3, 6-2 at third singles.

Franklin @ King Philip, 3:45

Milford, 2 @ Mansfield, 3 – FinalMansfield earned a pair of wins in singles play, and one more in doubles to edge Milford. Freshman Aryann Khosravani won 6-3, 6-2 at second singles and Sam Sternburg prevailed with a 6-1, 0-6, 7-6 (8-6) win at third singles. The team of Tessa Garufi and Hannah Podolske were ahead 4-0 in the first set before winning by forfeit. Milford’s Julie Rabinowitz won 6-2, 6-4 at first singles and the team of Megan Larouco and Angela Pillarella won 6-4, 6-3 at second doubles for the Hawks.

Oliver Ames, 1 @ Taunton, 4 – FinalTaunton and Oliver Ames’ two doubles teams battled it out, with one going three sets, the other needing a tiebreaker, but the host Tigers prevailed in both. McKenzie Lucie and Samantha Martin rallied for a 0-6, 6-3, 6-2 win at first doubles, and Amanda Pugh and Brianna Fevrier emerged 7-5, 7-6 (3) at second doubles. Taunton also picked up wins at first singles from Jillian Pagliuca (6-0, 6-0) and second singles from Vanessa Rosa (7-6 (3), 6-4). Oliver Ames’ Maura Kiernan won 6-0, 6-2 at third singles.


Boys Outdoor Track
Canton, 90 @ Foxboro, 46 – FinalCanton’s Cordel Smith won three vents and Marquise Montes took first in two more to lead the Bulldogs to a win. Smith won the 200M (22.8), the high jump (5’11), and the long jump (19’8) while adding a second place finish in the 100M (11.5). Montes was first in the 100M (11.3) and the triple jump (39’9). Colin Messinger took first in the 2 Mile (10:33) and second in the 1 Mile (4:46.7), Riley McDonnell took first in the 400M hurdles (62.3) and third in the 400 (55.3), and Steven Brady was second in the triple jump (36’10”) and third in the 400M (55.3). Canton’s 4×100 relay team (Gersom Rivera, Junior Sainvil, Lucca Terenzio, Montes) and 4×400 relay team (Gerry Sullivan, Chris Milne, Steven Brady, Shane Graham) each placed first.

Stoughton @ Sharon, 3:45

North Attleboro, 90 @ Milford, 46 – Final

Attleboro @ Franklin, 3:45

Taunton, 31 @ Oliver Ames, 105 – FinalOliver Ames’s Jack MacAdam took first place in four events to lead the host Tigers to a big win. MacAdam took first in the 400M hurdles, the 110M hurdles, the long jump, and the high jump. Other first-place finishes for OA included Jason Windvogel (1 Mile), Matt Campbell (400M), Ethan Eckstrom (800M), Kyle Sarney (2 Mile), Jack Mills (Shot Put), Quinn Proudley (discus, javelin), and Kalil Mater (triple jump). OA’s 4×100 (Jared Boone, Chucky Akanegbu, Aaron MacDonald, Kalil Matier) and 4×400 relay (Zane Reservitz, Ethan Eckstrom, Matt Campbell, Jason Windvogel) both placed first.

King Philip, 33 @ Mansfield, 103 – FinalMansfield’s Mike Shannon, Jareme DiLorenzo, and Kevin McCree all won a pair of events to help the Hornets score a big win over King Philip. Shannon won the 400M hurdles (57.56) and the 400M (50.7), DiLorenzo was first in the 110M hurdles (15.3) and the long jump (21’2.5″), and McCree won the shot put (44’10”) and the discus (120′ 5″). The Hornets also swept both relays with the 4×100 relay (Khristian Conner, Greg Waters, Colin Eutsay, Joe Cappelletti) and the 4×400 relay (Dan Knight, Tyler King, Jack Rivard, Nick Horn) each taking first.

Girls Outdoor Track
Canton, 70 @ Foxboro, 66 – FinalCanton freshmen Maddie Rousseau led the way with 18 points while Olivia Rodman notched 14 points in the Bulldogs win over Foxboro. Rousseau won three events, taking first in the 100M, qualifying for states in the 200M, and first in the long jump (15’4.25″) while taking second in the triple jump (31’3.5). Rodman won the 400M (64) and the triple jump (31’6″) while taking second in the 400M hurdles and third in the long jump. Sarah Collins added two wins (400M hurdles and 800M) while Bronwyn Mahoney won the shot put (31’10”) and discus (74’4″).

Stoughton @ Sharon, 3:45

North Attleboro, 85.5 @ Milford, 50.5 – Final

Attleboro @ Franklin, 3:45

Taunton, 76 @ Oliver Ames, 60 – Final

King Philip, 56 @ Mansfield, 80 – FinalMansfield celebrated Senior Day on Tuesday afternoon, with seniors Julia Harrison and Madison Haughey winning their final matches on the Mansfield High track. Harrison won the 100M and was a member of the winning 4×100 team while also taking second in the long jump. Haughey won the 100M hurdles, took second in the triple jump, and placed third in the high jump. Freshman Tessa Lancaster ran a 13-second PR in the mile to take first (5:38.5), junior Amanda Mangano was a two-time winner (200M, long jump), and junior Julia Hill had a 1’3″ PR in the triple jump to take first. Joining Harrison on the winning 4×100 relay team was Gabrielle Devlin, Emily Quitzau, and Samantha Hindman.


Foxboro Beats Mansfield in Tale of Two Halves

Foxboro's Mark Clagg rushed for one touchdown and threw another to lead the Warriors. (Ryan Lanigan/HockomockSports.com Stock Photo)
Foxboro’s Mark Clagg rushed for one touchdown and threw another to lead the Warriors. (Ryan Lanigan/HockomockSports.com Stock Photo)

By Lance Reynolds, HockomockSports.com Contributor
FOXBORO, Mass. – Facing a 12-0 deficit at halftime, Foxboro never gave up and their resilience paid off in the Warriors’ first Thanksgiving win over Mansfield in three years with a stunning 13-12 victory.
Trailing by six with less than six minutes left in the game, the Warrior offense was still having a tough time waking up against Mansfield’s stifling defense. A turnover on downs halted Foxboro’s previous drive and the Hornets maintained momentum. However, a two play, 37 yard drive changed the game’s entirety.
After forcing the Hornets to punt on their own 13, the Warriors took over at Mansfield’s 37 yard line. On the second play of the drive, junior quarterback Mark Clagg tossed the ball over two Hornets’ defenders and into the hands of junior Jamaine Few for a 37 yard score to tie the game. A converted extra point from John Cronin put Foxboro ahead 13-12 with 4:50 left, the eventual game final score.
“We’ve had some pretty good football games with them these last four to five years. This is still one of the few traditions that are left that are sacred – Foxboro and Mansfield,” Warrior head coach Jack Martinelli said. “It’s important to the two communities, not only the players now but for the players three or four generations ago. It’s not very easy to beat a Mike Redding team. He’s one of the best coaches around.”
Foxboro’s defense preserved the win as they forced Mansfield to punt and turnover the ball on downs on the Hornets’ two ensuing drives following the go-ahead score. Mansfield failed to get past their own 40.
“It was a tale of two halves,” Martinelli said. “They won the first half and we won the second half.”
“They didn’t change a lot scheme wise but I’m sure [Martinelli] gave them a heck of a half-time speech to get them moving. I think the big thing was just not moving the chains and we gave them too many chances,” Mansfield head coach Mike Redding said. “The field position flipped where we are punting out of our own 15 and them starting on our 40, and you just can’t do that. Sooner or later, it will catch up to you, and certainly, penalties hurt.”
At the start of the second half, Foxboro and Mansfield exchanged turnovers and found little offensive happenings. After the Hornets forced the Warriors to punt, quarterback Anthony DeGirolamo threw an interception on a deflected pass three plays into the drive setting Foxboro up on Mansfield’s 28.
It seemed as though momentum shifted to the Warriors, however, Clagg’s 15 yard pass attempt in the end zone was picked off by Mansfield’s Colin Eutsay. Unfortunately for the Hornets, Foxboro’s defense made sure that Mansfield wouldn’t make the most of the turnover. A 20 yard rush by sophomore Joe Cox set the Hornets on their own 40 and DeGirolamo rocketed a 30 yard pass to a leaping Hunter Ferreira putting the ball at Foxboro’s 30.
An offensive holding decimated the drive and three plays later, Mansfield failed to convert on 4th and 13 to turn the ball back over to Foxboro. The Warriors then went on an eight play, 67 yard drive resulting in their first points of the game.
A roughing the passer penalty cost the Hornets 15 yards which put the ball at their 37, and Clagg capped off the drive on a 19 yard quarterback keeper, trimming Mansfield’s deficit to 12-6.
“That’s what this senior group is all about. Even in the games when we didn’t come out on top, I never saw an ounce of quit in any one of them. I’m so proud of them,” Martinelli said. “To go out as Hock champs in the Davenport with an 8-3 record, their legacy was definitely left out on the field today.
“It’s a bittersweet day. It’s a great day to play football as everyone is here but the sadness is that I have to say goodbye to 35 kids that meant the world to me for four years. They meant a lot to each other. It will never be duplicated again for them.”
The Hornets opened the game’s scoring at the 1:54 mark in the first quarter of play. Filling in for injured Brian Lynch, Cox found plenty of running room in the first half. The sophomore running back tallied 96 yards on 10 rushes. Cox delivered 45 yards on Mansfield’s first scoring drive highlighted by a 29 yard run which put the ball at Foxboro’s 28.
Five plays later, DeGirolamo struck a 16 yard pass to an open Wisnieski in the end-zone to give the Hornets the 6-0 lead with 1:54 left in the quarter.
Mansfield’s second scoring drive lasted 11 plays, going 74 yards. On a 4th and four at their own 24 yard line, Cox found enough running room for a 30 yard gain putting the ball at the Warrior 36. The Hornets found themselves at the Foxboro one yard line six plays later and Cox followed with a one yard carry to increase the Hornet lead to 12-0.
Although this was Mansfield’s first Thanksgiving loss to Foxboro in the last three years, Redding knows how important this rivalry is even when there’s nothing to be played for besides pride and town spirit.
“It’s a great rivalry but they just made one or two more plays than we did. We hadn’t missed an extra point all year and that comes back to bite you later in the game. Whatever people say about Thanksgiving rivalries not being important, they don’t know what it means to be from Mansfield,” Redding said. “This rivalry is alive and well. It’s one of the best around and it was just a great game. I give them a lot of credit, they came to play in the second half and they made enough plays to win.”
Foxboro ends the season 8-3 while Mansfield finishes 5-6.