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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 11-07-2018

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22 SPORTS & RECREATION NOVEMBER 7-13, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE | PAWTUCKET EDITION BREEZE PHOTO BY ERIC BENEVIDES St. Raphael Academy senior REILLY JOHNSTON, left, junior NASAVELL MEDEIROS, center, and sophomore DARIUS KIPYEGO are off to the races at the beginning of the boys' race at Sunday afternoon's RIIL Championships at Ponaganset High. Class C meet, which was won by Johnston in a time of 16:27.12. "Nas went out aggressively," added Magill. "He has the talent to do it, so he hung in there. The pace was a little bit too quick for him today, but he'll be back. He was 10th at the Class C meet last week; he had a tough race, but he came back here and got Second-Team All-State, and that's nothing to sneeze at. He's only a junior, so he'll have a chance to finish higher next year." In the team standings, the Saints, who placed 12th a season ago with 319 points, improved slightly by fin- ishing 11th out of 19 teams with 308 and also received a 32nd-place finish from sophomore Darius Kipyego, whose time was 17:14.43. "I'm pleased with 11th place," said Magill, who is assisted by Steven Bishop and Lisa Mongeau. "We were just a little off up front, but I'll take 11th. It's a step up from what we did last year, and it shows that we're going in the right direction." Next up for Mongeau, Medeiros, and Johnston is Saturday's 84th annu- al New England Championships at Derryfield Park in Manchester, N.H., and according to Magill, "I dont think St. Ray's has been represented at New Englands since 2001. It's exciting." CROSS COUNTRY From Page 19 The SAINT RAPHAEL ACADEMY CHEERLEAD- ERS competed in the inaugural "Celebrate Spirit" RIIL Game Day Competition on Oct. 27 at West Warwick High and took first place in the non- tumbling division against eight other teams with a score of 138.5. North Providence came in sec- ond with a score of 121.5. The members of the team are, in front from left, Victoria Biagetti, Alexis Washington, Taylor Troiano, Jasmyn Renzi, and Melissa Munoz; in middle, Makenzie Godin, Angelyna Martinez, Aliyah Goncalves, Nicole Pajaro, Rachel Ramos, Adrianna Sepe, Alyza Monroy, Liana Bien-Aime, and Christine Kizekai; in back, Tanya Almeida, Ava Librizzi, and Caitlyn Colavita. Faith Kizekai and coaches Barbara LaBree and Kalyn Messier are also members of the team. SRA cheerleaders take first at 'Celebrate Spirit' Game Day Competition VOLLEYBALL From Page 21 season like) this." The Saints wrapped up their regular season on Sunday afternoon by visit- ing RIIL newcomer Block Island and coming away with a 3-0 victory that raised their record to 15-1. The Saints, who received six kills and a dozen aces from Charette, swept the match by scores of 25-18, 25-17, and 25-12. The Saints will host a playoff match for the first time in their history when they face Shea again in the D-III semifinals on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m. The Raiders took on Central in a quarterfinal-round match on Monday night at the Providence Career & Technical Academy and posted a 3-0 victory, winning by scores of 25-22, 25-20, and 27-25. In your time of need, The Valley Breeze will print your loved one's full obituary for a small charge. The paper also places the obituary on our web site, valleybreeze.com, as soon as it is provided to us by your family's funeral director. Notification to friends and neighbors is also made weekdays on WOON-AM radio announcements. Should you desire our services, kindly inform your funeral director. The full charge is $90, or $125 for lengthy obituaries, in the edition of your choice. You may place the obituary in any of our other editions for $50 each. Thank you. OBITUARIES answers 220 Cottage Street Pawtucket 401-723-4035 www.oneillfuneralhomes.com Costigan-O'Neill Funeral Home John H. O'Neill

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