Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Civetti selected as Player of the Week; FHS baseball recap of game vs. Mansfield

"Franklin senior Eric Civetti has been selected as the Player of the Week, presented by Morse Insurance, for May 6 through May 12. Civetti is the 28th player selected for the 2017-18 school year and the fifth player chosen during the spring season. 
Civetti scored 15 goals and assisted on four others this week to lead Franklin to a marquee win against state power Longmeadow and an important league victory against and up-and-coming Oliver Ames team. The program’s all-time leading scorer added to his record-breaking career against the Lancers by scoring nine goals, which sets a new single-game mark for the Panthers. He had twice before scored eight in a game. 
Franklin coach Lou Verrochi said of Civetti after his record-breaking performance against Longmeadow, “He can create his own offense. He’s been able to do it for four years now. He’s just an outstanding player and to do it against them was huge because defensively I thought they were very good, he just had a great game. He gets up for big games like this.”
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Franklin senior Eric Civetti has been selected as the Player of the Week, presented by Morse Insurance
Franklin senior Eric Civetti has been selected as the
Player of the Week, presented by 
Morse Insurance

Ryan Lanigan, the founder and Editor-in-Chief of,provides the write up for the FHS baseball game on Monday vs. Mansfield.

"With the bases loaded and the go-ahead run at the plate for the visiting Franklin Panthers, Mansfield head coach Joe Breen had no hesitation going to sophomore John Carney in the big moment. 
Carney needed just four pitches to get the third out — a ground ball to third — to help the Hornets escape from further damage. The sophomore right-hander was just one of many players that stepped up and delivered for the Hornets in a 10-3 victory. 
There was also senior Justin Pena, who had two hits, two RBI and two runs scored. 
And senior Mike Hargadon, who was pivotal in getting the Mansfield offense going from the nine-hole with the teams’ first two hits."
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For a photo gallery of the game follow this link

FHS Evan Wendell at bat ( photo)
FHS Evan Wendell at bat  ( photo)

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