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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 11-07-2018

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PAWTUCKET EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | NOVEMBER 7-13, 2018 SPORTS & RECREATION 21 From preceding page struggled through the third before dropping it by a 25-21 score. But the Saints bounced back to win the next set, 25-18, and claim their fifth straight match since suffering a 3-1 loss at Narragansett on Oct. 3. The Raiders, who fell to 9-7, gave the Saints a run for their money in the opening set and led by as many as nine points before the Saints took over. The second set was the same way, as neither team let up. The third set was back and forth, but the Raiders snapped a 14-14 tie and held off the Saints the rest of the way. In the fourth set, the Saints grabbed a 5-0 lead behind the service of SRA senior captain Sydney Charette and never looked back. "We played decently in the first two sets," Silveira said. "The third set, we started get- ting in our own heads with a lot of mental errors, but we finally picked it up in the fourth set." Charette, who served a pair of aces to finish out the second set, had a solid match that saw her collect 11 aces, seven kills, and 14 digs. Korto Jackson also had eight kills and six blocks. Last year, in Silveira's first year coaching the girls, the Saints had their first winning season and made their first trip to the playoffs, reaching the semifinals before falling to Johnston. That was the best season in the team's history – until this year. "This feels amazing,'' Silveira said. "The girls got a taste of what the semifinals and the playoffs were like, so they were hungry coming into this season. They knew that they would have a good season, but I don't think they expected (a See VOLLEYBALL, Page 22 ball real well," Campopiano added. "Offensively, we definitely settled down and had our opportunities to score, but we didn't. I just thought tonight Cranston West was definitely the better team and deserved to win." Brennan Stetson scored three touch- downs to lead the way for the Falcons, and quarterback Cameron Alves threw a touchdown pass and scored a TD on the ground. Campopiano said that his team did not come out and produce, despite knowing they were playing a good team. "There was dropped passes and missed tackles," he said. "You have to go out there and play." Shea still has one game left to play, its Thanksgiving Eve exibition game at Max Read Field against Tolman, which begins the Division III playoffs on Saturday, playing Pilgrim at 3:30 p.m. RAIDERS From Page 20 PAWTUCKET FRIED KICKIN' com- pleted a magnificent 11-0 season in the WAKA-sanctioned (World Adult Kickball Association) R.I. Thunder Fall League last Friday night by posting a 3-2 walkoff win in the championship game. This gave P.F.K. its ninth championship in 13 seasons, as well as capped the team's second three-peat. P.F.K. also outscored its opponents by a 115-17 margin during the regular season and play- offs. The members of the team are, in front from left, Sarah Ferszt, Matt McClelland, Nate Rebello, Morganna Passano, Jeff Bento, Claudio Baccari, and Mike Doody; in back, Sean McClelland, Julie Reddy, Erin Freeman, Katherine Braganca, Kevin Payette, Sarah Dwyer, Aaron Swinderman, Lindsay Young, and Mark Sharkey. Nick Oliveira is also a member of the team. The reign continues: Pawtucket Fried Kickin' claims ninth kickball title R.I. Hockey Hall of Fame seeks nominations for next year's class PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Hockey Hall of Fame has announced that the window for the public to submit names and credentials for nominees to its 2019 class will run until Dec. 31. Submissions will be accepted online only on the official form available at the Hall of Fame's website. Visit www.RIHHOF.com for the applica- tion. The 2019 class will be formally unveiled on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, between periods of the Providence Bruins' AHL game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. Enshrinement ceremonies for the 2019 class is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 at the Twin River Event Center, Lincoln.

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