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October 29th, 2013
PAWTUCKETâ€”When people remember the Narragansett girls tennis team winning the 2013 Division II Championship theyâ€™ll remember Eily Sullivan erasing a 4-1, third-set deficit to clinch the title five games later against Toll Gate.
Theyâ€™ll remember Brooke McGreen and Ashley Kennedy surviving a slew of match points to close out their match 11-9 in a third-set tiebreaker at No. 2 doubles or Olivia Scalora dominating her match at No. 1 singles after falling to the same opponent in three sets just nine days earlier.
COVENTRY â€” The Coventry and East Greenwich girls soccer teams walked off the field Thursday afternoon with a share of the points, but the reaction to the preceding 80 minutes couldnâ€™t have been more different.
BARRINGTON â€” Over the last two years the Coventry tennis team has won 26 regular-season matches, two playoff matches and a Division III-West title.
WESTERLY â€” If the Coventry boys soccer team is going to earn a bye into the Division II quarterfinals, the Oakers are going to have to work for it.
Coventry entered last weekâ€™s road game against Providence Country Day in prime position to earn a bye with three road games left to finish the season.
COVENTRYâ€”For the first 20 seconds it appeared as if the Pilgrim football team would have a shot of hanging with Coventry Friday night.
Just 47 seconds later, the Oakers put the lowly Patriots in their place as Michael Nolanâ€™s 44-yard touchdown run opened the flood gates on a 40-6 Coventry victory.
WOOD RIVER JCT.â€”At the beginning of the season Chariho field hockey coach Johannah LaFountain feared her team may be in store for a building year.
â€śEverybody thought â€“ including myself â€“ we were going to be in for a building year,â€ť LaFountain said. â€śIâ€™m just so, so proud of them.â€ť
WEST WARWICKâ€”To put it simply, the more physical team won the de-facto Division III-A girls soccer title game Friday afternoon.