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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 04-11-2019

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Cumberland High junior Brady Gillis became the first CHS wrestler in the program's history to earn All-American honors at the 30th annual NHSCA (National High School Coaches Association) National Wrestling Championships on March 31 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center by taking fourth place in the Junior Division's 106-pound weight class. Competing for the Blackstone Wrestling Club, Gillis posted a 4-2 record that saw him suffer both his losses to New Jersey's Ethan Liptzin, the first coming in the quarterfinals and the latter in the third-place match. In the Round of 16, Gillis posted a 10-4 victory over North Carolina's Landon Stocks, and in the consolation round, he defeated Maryland's Jesse Fresh, 3-2, and Florida's Jose Berdecia, 3-0, and earned a chance to compete for the bronze medal by defeating New York's Elijah Rivera in his next match. Two CHS wrestlers also won multiple matches at the tournament. Junior Colby Reilly posted a 3-2 record at 120 pounds and delivered a pair of opening-round pins in the consolation round, and senior Tyler Shaw, who went 2-2 at 152 pounds. In the Freshman Division, Cumberland High's Nolan Santos posted a 3-2 record that included a first-round pin in his opening match and 8-0 and 8-6 victories in the consolation round. CUMBERLAND LINCOLN EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | APRIL 11-17, 2019 SPORTS & RECREATION 23 Cumberland High junior BRADY GILLIS shows off the plaques he received for earning All-American honors at the NHSCA National Wrestling Championships on March 31. Gillis placed fourth in the Junior Division's 106-pound weight class. CHS's Gillis earns All-American honors, places fourth at NHSCA wrestling meet Cumberland Parks & Rec offers free fly tying program CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Parks & Recreation Department and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife are hosting free fly tying and fly fishing classes on Monday, May 6, and Monday, May 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Diamond Hill Park Ski Lodge at 4097 Diamond Hill Road. Participants will learn to make their own freshwater flies and then have the opportunity to fish, using the flies they created, at a private fly fishing event in Rhode Island. This course is geared toward novices and experienced fly tiers alike. Participants can attend one or both classes, and each class will focus on the creation of a different fly. No experience is necessary, and no fish- ing license is required to participate in this program, which is for people ages 10 and older. Equipment will be provided or you may bring your own. Anyone wishing to participate must register for the program. Walk-ins will not be allowed to participate. To register, con- tact the Cumberland Parks & Recreation Department at 401-334-9996. Cumberland's Walsh earns Little East's Baseball Player of Week honor at RIC PROVIDENCE – Cumberland's Tyler Walsh, a senior first baseman on the Rhode Island College base- ball team, was named the Little East Conference's Player of the Week for his performance in an outstanding week for the Anchormen that saw them win four of their five games. In five games, Walsh batted .389 (7-for-18) with four runs scored, three doubles, a triple, three home runs, and nine runs batted in. Walsh also walked three times and was hit by three pitches, and he produced a 1.167 slugging percentage and a .542 on-base percentage. Walsh narrowly missed hitting for the cycle in the Anchormen's 16-14 win over Elms last Thursday, as he went 3-for-4 with a run scored, a double, a triple, a homer and four RBIs. Walsh also went 2-for-5 with a See WALSH, Page 25 61 Pine Swamp Road, Cumberland, RI 02864 Mon.-Sat. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Sun. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.401.658.2000 PROPANE DIG INTO SPRING • Pansies • Landscaping and Design • Flowering Bulbs • Trees & Shrubs • Herbs • Perennials • Organic Plant/ Lawn Food "Where Dreams Are Cultivated" Market Properties Group Call Al Pratte for a Better Experience 401-787-0104 166 Valley St., Suite 6M Providence, RI 02909 1661 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln, RI 725-0360 www.knockonwoodfurnitureri.com Mon.-Wed. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thu & Fri 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. FREE 4 PEG COAT BOARD With any purchase BLOW OUT FLOOR INVENTORY TAG SALE (on selected items) LIMITED TIME ONLY! Save up to 50% OFF Retail! Storage Beds • Dressers • Hutches Flat Screen TV Bases & More!

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