Case baseball leads Wareham, Durfee wins 10th game

SWANSEA — Joseph Case’s baseball team took an early lead and hung on to beat league opponent Wareham, 6-5, at Joseph Case High School.

The Cardinals (9-4; 5-3 SCC) scored five runs in the first inning and one insurance run in the fourth.

Ryland Pacheco took the win over the hill, throwing the full game. He scatter six hits, three earned runs while striking out eight.

Offensively, Cooper Khoury went 2 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI for Case. Christian Chapman finished with a double and two RBIs. Aidan Bates had a hit, a walk, scored two runs and stole a base.

The Cardinals host Bourne on Friday.

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Holbrook 13, Westport 5

The Wildcats abandoned their game against Holbrook

Peyton Mahjoory hit a triple and scored three points for Westport (3-9). Teammate

Layla Bossie went 2 for 4 with a triple and four RBIs.

The Wildcats travel to Bristol Plymouth on Monday.

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Durfee 5 New Bedford 0

The Hilltoppers swept all five games against league opponent New Bedford for head coach Eric Gomes’ 50th career win.

Jorge Beltran (6-0, 6-1), Chris Panchley (6-0, 6-1) and Will Rumsey (6-0, 6-0) each won their singles match in straight sets for Durfee (10- 3; 4-1 in the Southeast Conference).

Beltran Jorge

In the first double, Jack Fitzgerald and Colin Fleet won easily, 6-2, 6-2 while Mesa Dinez and Jesse Tamba won in straight sets in the second double, 6-2, 6-1.

The Hilltoppers travel to Middleboro on Friday.

Case 4, Wareham 1

The Cardinals have won four of five games against league opponent Wareham.

Caden Capaldo won his fourth consecutive second singles match for Case (5-7). Jacob Caron won his third consecutive third singles match.

Caden Capaldo, tennis player to Joseph Case.

Freshman Alec Medeiros played his first varsity match at the second doubles and won. Jacob Surrell won his sixth match at the first double.

The Cardinals host Fairhaven on Tuesday.

Old Rochester 4, Somerset Berkley 1

The Raiders have lost four of five games against league opponent Old Rochester.

Joseph Ramos was the only SBR winner (9-4) in the first singles, 6-1, 6-2. Old Rochester’s Jacob Hadley saved four match points at 4-5 in the second set and rallied to beat Tyler Barros 4-6, 7-5, 10-8 in a well-played marathon in the second single.

Joseph Ramos

The Raiders travel to Seekonk on Monday.


Durfee 4, New Bedford 1

The Hilltoppers have won four of league opponent New Bedford’s five games.

Liv Rumsey won a marathon second singles match in three sets for Durfee (5-8), 7-6, 1-6, 6-4, to advance to 9-4. Morgan Ledo won his third singles match, 6-1, 6-0.

Brooke Tabicas and Madi Tabicas won in the first doubles, 6-1, 6-3 while Syndie Duong and Gabby Farias won their match in the second doubles, 6-2, 6-3.

The Hilltoppers host Middleboro on Friday.

Sunday 5, Bishop Connolly 0

The Bengals have swept all five of Bishop Connolly’s games.

Lindsey Moniz won her first singles match for Diman (4-2) to remain undefeated this season. Older sister Sarah Moniz won at second singles in straight sets. Elizabeth Kinnane won her third singles match in straight sets.

Sadie Krauzyk and Sabrina Angeli won at the first double and Olivia DeMelo and Kaydence Simoes won at the second double.

The Bengals host West Bridgewater on Wednesday.


Sunday 89, Bristol-Plymouth 47

Southeast, 100 Sun 37

The Bengals shared their meeting with Southeastern and Bristol-Plymouth.

Jacob Monte was a triple winner for Diman (8-1) in the 400 hurdles (60.1), javelin (130’1”) and 100 hurdles (16.1). He was also a state qualifier in the 400 hurdles. Jacob Chouinard took first place in the 400m (56.8).

Jacob Chouinard of Diman wins the 400 meter hurdles event in an athletics meet against Diman on Thursday, May 20, 2021.

Zabdiel Montanez (200), Nate Nascimento (100) and Robert Hall in the javelin finished second.

The Bengals play in the state pro championship on Monday in Blue Hills.


Sunday 98, Bristol-Plymouth 38

Southeast 69, Sun 67

The Lady Bengals shared their meeting with Southeastern and Bristol-Plymouth.

Diman’s best player (7-1-1) was Inez Medeiros, who won the 100 (12.8) and the 200 (26.9) twice. The other winners are Emma Foley (long jump; 16’3), Sarai Benitez (400; 1:07), Grace Flattery (high jump; 4’8), Eden McCausland (800; 3:06) and Abby Lyne (javelin; 80′ 0).

Inez Medeiros de Diman competes in the long hump event during an athletics meet against West Bridgewater on Thursday May 20, 2021.

The Bengals play in the state pro championship on Monday in Blue Hills.


Durfee 3, Bellingham 1

The Hilltoppers won three of five sets – 25-20, 25-17, 21-25 and 25-21 – against Bellingham.

Tony Gomes had a huge day for Durfee (4-10) with 14 kills and seven blocks. Jack Gauvin had 27 assists while Mac Reed finished with 20 digs. Josh Sanon contributed eight kills and Caio Morais continued his strong season with seven kills and 15 digs.

Tony Gomes

The Hilltoppers host Braintree on Friday.

Thursday high school results from Thursday, May 12


Joseph Case 6, Wareham

Westport at Holbrook, 3:30 p.m.


Bishop Connolly Southeast, 3:30 p.m.

Holbrook 13, Westport 5


Case Joseph 4, Wareham 1

Durfee 5, New Bedford 0

Old Rochester 4, Somerset Berkley 1


Sunday 5, Bishop Connolly 0

Durfee 4, New Bedford 1

Somerset Berkley at Old Rochester, 3:30 p.m.


Joseph Case at Bourne, 3:45 p.m.

BOYS: South East 100, Sun 37

BOYS: Diman 89, Bristol-Plymouth 47

GIRLS: South East 100, Sun 37

GIRLS: Sunday 89, Bristol-Plymouth 47


Durfee 3, Bellingham 1

Steven Sanchez, sports editor of the Herald News and the Taunton Daily Gazette, can be contacted at [email protected] You can follow him on Twitter at @Chezsports. Support local journalism by purchasing a digital or print subscription to The Herald News today.

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