HHS Sports Roundup: Softball, girls tennis, wrestling win tourney openers


State tournaments began Friday, and the three Hopkinton High School teams that hosted competitions were victorious.

Softball downed Franklin, 18-6. Caroline DeSimone hit a three-run home run in the first inning to get the rout started. The Hillers next will play at Silver Lake on Monday (4 p.m.) in a Division 1 South first-round game.

Girls tennis posted a 4-1 victory over Silver Lake. Maddy LaMachia won at second singles, Riley Krattenmaker triumphed at third singles, Vani Sharma and Sophie Kaplan were victorious at first doubles, and Romy Zinman and Victoria Allen won at second doubles. The Hillers next play Bishop Feehan in the Division 1 South quarterfinals on Monday.

The wrestling team edged Algonquin, 18-15, and next will visit Milford on Tuesday in the Division 2 Central semifinals.

Girls lacrosse played at Bishop Feehan, dropping a 15-9 decision. Tiffany Mikulis scored five goals and Lillian York added a pair to lead the Hillers.