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The Valley Breeze & Observer 07-03-2019

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14 SPORTS & RECREATION JULY 3-10, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER | SMITHFIELD SCITUATE FOSTER GLOCESTER A salute to three R.I. Super Liga state champs The SCITUATE YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION'S U14 GIRLS' SOCCER TEAM concluded an excellent season by capturing its division title at the R.I. Superliga State Championships on June 22 at Colt State Park, posting a 2-0 victory over Exeter/West Greenwich in the finals. The members of the team are, in front from left, Taya Bagley, Mia Bettez, Emily Chatelle, Madison Scanlon, Dakota Landry, Bryn Williams, and Indya Santos; in back, coach Marco Mancini, Maggie LaCroix, Emily Brown, Abby Chatelle, Bridget Brannigan, Anna Floor, Simona Mancini, and coach Chris Chatelle. Lily Stein, Annalise Amsden, and Bianca Colavecchio also play for the team. The SMITHFIELD STRIKERS U12 GIRLS' SOCCER TEAM finished up a superb season by winning its R.I. Super Liga championship game on Saturday, June 22, at Colt State Park in Bristol, defeating Exeter/West Greenwich in the finals, 5-0. The members of the team are, in front from left, Maeve Maleski, Layla Murphy, Grace Marshall, Alison LiCalzi, Marleia Latour, Lily Desrosiers, and Sophia Correnti; in back, coach Zach Desrosiers, Reese Rossi, Adriana Schadone, Lucy Eager, Sophia Fabiano, Katie Leonard, Kyla Alberg, and assistant coach Kevin Eager. The SMITHFIELD STRIKERS U11 BOYS' SOCCER TEAM also saw an outstanding season end up with a R.I. Super Liga champion- ship. The members of the team are, in front from left, Rylan Ashworth, Ethan Cataldo, William Busam, Steven Buco, and Sam Rees; in middle row, Jake Ellis, Matt Hannigan, Cathal Curtis, Ethan Cirelli, Eli Kugler, and Luca Kerrigan; in back, coaches Liz Kerrigan and Joe Cataldo. Matthew Gorvett is also a member of the team. more batters would reach base on two walks and two errors. Collins, meanwhile, was on a roll through the first three innings, as he struck out six batters, but things came apart in the fourth. Three walks set the stage for Mikey Laboy's blast to deep center that resulted in a two-run double, and with two outs, Everett Misto sent a base hit to left to tie the score, and Peter Ruzzo followed with a two-run double to center. "Zach was pitching fantastic until that inning," added Rioles. "We kept thinking that he was going to get the final out, but he didn't. I take responsibility for that." Navigant, which scored its final two runs in the sixth, continued to swing the bats with authority in its victory in the next game, which also saw Post 85 receive an excellent outing from Mount Saint Charles pitcher Tommy Burke. Post 29 was scheduled to host South Kingstown Post 39 on Tuesday at Smithfield High. On Saturday, the ballclub will host New England Frozen Lemonade in a doubleheader that will begin at noon in Smithfield, and it will also host neighboring Scituate Post 19 in another twinbill on Sunday at 1 p.m. POST 29 From Page 13 Hallberg cops WPI's McNulty Award as top freshman athlete WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester Polytechnic Institute athletic department recently honored its 20 varsity teams, which encom- passes nearly 600 student-athletes, at its annual awards banquet, and Evan Hallberg, a resident of Chepachet and a 2018 graduate of Ponaganset High, received one of the night's biggest honors when he was presented the Charles R. McNulty Award. This award is presented to the outstanding male athlete of the university's freshman class, and Hallberg, who played on the Engineers' men's soccer team, was certainly worthy of the presti- gious honor. Hallberg, who was a four-time All-Division selection during his exceptional high school career, started 16 of 18 games for the Engineers, including WPI's NEWMAC semifinal-round con- test against Springfield, as he stepped into a back line that graduated two starters from the previous season. Ex-Ponaganset soccer star helped Engineers reach NEWMAC semis • Stuffed Shrimp • Clams Casino • Scallops/Bacon • Stuffies • Crab Cakes • Mushrooms • Stuffed Scrod • Stuffed Sole Quality Seafood Since 1982 Full Line of Bake & Serve Appetizers and Entrées NORTH PROVIDENCE 1702 Mineral Spring Ave. 353-6350 WARWICK 1 Centerville Road 738-6762 EBT OPEN 7 DAYS • 1/2 Stuffed Lobster CLAM BAKES with LOBSTER! Just add water & steam! Advance Orders LIVE HARD SHELL LOBSTERS! All sizes available. Cooked & stuffed. Quality, Certified SHELLFISH •Steamers •Quahogs •Littlenecks •Oysters FISH & CHIPS Take Out Every Friday Whole Belly Clams, too!

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