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NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ As far as the standings went, Tuesdayâ€™s game between the East Greenwich and North Kingstown field hockey teams didnâ€™t mean much to either team. Both are headed to the playoffs â€“ which could begin as early as Sunday â€“ and there wasnâ€™t anything to gain or lose with Tuesdayâ€™s result.
After the final whistle ended the game at 1-1, both teams headed to their bench in very different moods.
â€śThey thought it was pretty great they tied,â€ť said EG coach Deb McMullen, motion toward the celebrating Skippers. â€śWe beat them 3-0 earlier at our place.â€ť
It was a deciding bigger game for NK than the Avengers. It was Senior Night for the Skippers and theyâ€™re trying to show they are a legit contender, something the Avengers have already proved.
But tying a team they had previously whupped up on stung a little.
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