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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 01-09-2020

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16 SPORTS & RECREATION JANUARY 9-15, 2020 | VALLEY BREEZE | CUMBERLAND LINCOLN EDITION C.J. THIBERT, left, and ELLA CHECE were among the winners of this winter's Lincoln Council Knights of Columbus' Youth Soccer Challenge. This contest was for Lincoln young- sters ages 9-14. Lincoln Council Knights of Columbus crowns Youth Soccer Challenge champs LINCOLN – The Lincoln Council Knights of Columbus recently presented plaques to the winners of the Youth Soccer Challenge, which has been held annually for the past 20 years for youngsters in Lincoln ages 9-14. The contest is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and held in cooperation with the Lincoln Youth Soccer Association, with the sup- port of the town of Lincoln's recreation program. Points are achieved in a penalty kick competition. The age division winners were Marcus Donfrancesco and Lucas Donfrancesco (boys' age 14), Cassidy Fortier (girls' age 14), Andrew Ceriello (boys' age 13), Ella Chece (girls' age 13), C.J. Thibert (boys' age 12), Aaron Kanter (boys' age 11), Mena Carbone (girls' age 11), Charlie Eltz (boys' age 10), Riley Bouthillette (girls' age 10), Elijah A'Vant and Luke Biron (boys' age 9), and Sophia Cutler (girls' age 9). BREEZE PHOTO BY KAYLA PANU Gathering for a picture during the post-game festivities of the 47th annual Boys' & Girls' of Cumberland- Lincoln's Roadshow Holiday Classic that took place on Dec. 27 and 28 at Cumberland High's Wellness Center are, from left, Cumberland's BRENDAN RAFTERY, who was named to the All-Tournament team; JAMES MARSLAND JR. and MARJORIE MARSLAND, the son and wife of the late James Marsland; and Lincoln's OCTAVIO BRITO and CODY ANTER, who were also selected to the All-Tournament team. Tolman defeated Lincoln in the finals, 58-51, while Woonsocket downed Cumberland in the consolation game, 54-47. ball team during the offseason, but decided to step away from the grid- iron this past fall to fully focus on his throwing career. Plante did likewise with her field hockey team, and while that decision was a tough one, she knew the benefits of working out in the fall. "I completely thought that I would go maybe not D-I, but at least Division II or III for field hockey, but then slowly that dwindled," she confessed. "And I realized that I can't split my time between two sports and be the best at both of them, so I took a leap of faith and kind of said, 'Let me just see what's out there.'" Nearly six feet tall, Plante looks more like a high jumper and a hur- dler than your average thrower, "but what helps is that she's tall," Grant added. "The height makes every- thing easier, and once you get used to everything and get a little more strength and things like that, all of a sudden, the distance starts coming in Roadshow Holiday Classic celebrates 47th annual event PLANTE From Page 15 Continues on next page Gloria Tanguay 401.334.9555, x126 6 Blackstone Valley Place Suite 204, Lincoln, RI 02865 phone: 401.334.9555 fax: 401.334.9994 web: Tammy Austin 401.334.9555, x121 Buy Local * Buy Handmade Buy from People You Know 7 out of 10 of Cumberland and Lincoln Residents READ The Valley Breeze!* Where Can You Find Them… In The Valley Breeze *2017 CVC Publication Audit Report Get The Perks of Personal Attention Ask About Our In-Home Color Consultations • Paints • Stains • Wallpaper • Carpet • Laminate & More PAINT DECORATING & 900 Victory Highway Slatersville Plaza, Slatersville, RI (401) 76PAINT • (401) 765-3128 Mon. - Fri. 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oster law offices TRUSTED FOR THREE GENERATIONS Robert D. Oster, Esq. & Sarah Oster Kelly, Esq. Have you had your legal checkup? Call our office for a review of your will and estate planning documents Rhode Island does not have a procedure for certification or recognition of specialization by lawyers. estate Planning 640 George Washington Hwy. Building B, Suite 103, P.O. Box 22003 Lincoln, RI 02865 ~ Free Consultations ~ ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELORS AT LAW 724-2400 Website:

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