Hollis Brookline High School Highlights
May 28: Bishop Brady 5, HB 4
The Cavaliers’ season came to an end as they lost a heartbreaker to Bishop Brady in the Division II quarterfinals. Hollis Brookline got singles wins from Teresa Randlett (8-3) and Courtney Koran (9-7). Four-year starter Lian Tumas played in her final singles match, losing 8-0. The Cavaliers also earned two doubles wins, as well. The couplings of Randlett/Lizzy David (8-1) and Koran/Audra Paradie (8-5) had convicing victories.
May 28: HB 12, John Stark 2
The Cavaliers extended their winning streak to nine games as they easily topped John Stark in six innings. Tommy Grant earned the win for Hollis (12-2), allowing two runs in the first inning. He gave up two hits and one walk while striking out three. Ryan Buckley didn’t allow a hit in two innings of relief. James McCann led the way on offense with three 3 RBIs. Cam LaFleur had a pair of doubles and Emmett Kraggy added a pair of singles.
May 28: HB 2, John Stark 1
Ashley Skey had a go-ahead home run and scored both runs for the Cavs. Skey was also the starting pitcher for Hollis, as she went seven innings, striking out four, walking three, and allowing one earned run on eight hits. Lindsay Szewczyk had a sac fly to tie game and Steph Buchanan was 2 for 3 with a double.
May 29: Portsmouth 4, HB 0
Ashley Skey took the complete game loss for the Cavs, as she allowed four runs on nine hits. She struck out four and walked three. Celeste Marsan and Steph Buchanan both played well on defense.
May 31: St. Thomas 17, HB 5 (5 Innings)
On Tuesday, the Cavaliers allowed 10 runs in the first inning before their contest against St. Thomas was postponed because of inclement weather. When the teams picked up the action in the second inning on Saturday, HB came out swinging. Still, the deficit proved to be too much to overcome. Trailing 10-0, the Cavaliers (6-10) cut the deficit to five in the second inning. Kelsey Mansfield and Olivia Lukovits each knocked in two runs during the frame. After pitching in relief on Tuesday, Ashley Skey resumed her duties on Saturday, pitching three innings. She was relieved by Domanique Mills, who originally started the game on Tuesday.