Bulletin Board: Quartet of Greenfield players earn Wright Division All-League selections; Shawn Baumann named Rookie of Year

Greenfield’s Hunter Smith (7) fires a shot against Easthampton  this past season at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield.

Greenfield’s Hunter Smith (7) fires a shot against Easthampton this past season at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

Staff Reports

Published: 03-19-2024 5:47 PM

The PVIAC released its All-League hockey selections from each league this week, with a number of Greenfield players selected for accolades in the Wright Division. 

The Green Wave — which went an unblemished 8-0 in league play to take home the Wright Division crown — had four players selected to the All-League team. Senior Hunter Smith, sophomore Jack Laurie, junior Jake Jurek and senior Derek Wissmann were were all tabbed after standout seasons. Smith playing as a forward and a defenseman at different times throughout the season. Jurek played at forward while Laurie and Wissmann were defensemen. There were 11 players overall selected from the Wright Division.

The league also voted on a Rookie of the Year, which went to Greenfield sophomore forward Shawn Baumann. 

Berkshire Highland Pentathlon

Registration is underway for the 2024 Berkshire Highlands Pentathlon.

The race, which is scheduled for Saturday, April 6 at Berkshire East, is five events: a 4.5 mile run, an 18 mile bicycle road ride, a two mile river paddle, a two mile adventure run and climb up, ski down leg. Bravehearts can do the entire course solo while registration is also open for those who want to compete in teams of 2-5 people. 

Discounted registration ends on March 17 while discounted entry fees for family teams and entrants under 19 go until the day of the race. 

There will raffle prizes for the winners in each category. Online registration is available at BikeReg.com. Volunteers are needed. This year’s benefactor is the Good Neighbors Food Pantry in Charlemont.

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