If they played a home-and-home with the three or four schools who would likely be in Division 2 from WMass
, the number of games that need to be scheduled would drop to just a handful, which most teams already have to do.
Sophomore Mackenzie Phillips, who pitched a perfect game and struck out 14 earlier in the postseason while delivering Turners Falls its 10th WMass
title in the past 11 years, finished with six strikeouts and two walks while allowing her second run in five postseason starts.
Defending champion Frontier Regional, which topped NDA by seven points a year ago, was third and the only WMass
school to crack the top 10.
I think they got it right this year, as there weren't a lot of strong CMass or WMass
Mary's (Lynn) 74, Hoosac Valley 36: Senior Nichole Rudolph scored 16 of her game-high 26 points in the first half as the Spartans pulled away in the second quarter, outscoring the Hurricanes, 15-5, and doubling up the WMass
champions, 34-17, at the intermission.