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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 07-23-2020

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North Smithfield Blackstone and Woonsocket Edition Sports & Recreation valleybreeze.com @ JULY 23-29, 2020 WOONSOCKET – He still has two more years left in his high school career, yet Tarik Robinson-O'Hagan has already stated his case as arguably the best high school shot put thrower this state has ever produced. Four months after capturing the New England indoor championship in the shot put with a school-record throw of 60 feet, 10¼ inches that made him the first Rhode Island thrower since 1971 to surpass the 60-foot mark, the Woonsocket High junior-to-be shattered the state out- door record in that event at last Saturday's Throwhawks Mini Meet at Bowen Field in New Haven, Conn. Robinson-O'Hagan handily cap- tured the event with a throw of 62-8 that broke the old R.I. mark, which had been set 49 years ago by La Salle Academy's Lenny Rao, by seven inches. That throw came on the fourth of his six attempts in the event's finals and was his third throw that sailed over 60 feet. Robinson-O'Hagan shatters outdoor R.I. shot put mark WHS junior breaks 49-year-old record with 62-foot-8 throw By ERIC BENEVIDES Valley Breeze Sports Editor sports@valleybreeze.com Woonsocket's TARIK ROBINSON-O'HAGAN, shown in action during last Saturday's Throwhawks Mini Meet at Bowen Field in New Haven, Conn., placed first in the shot put with a throw of 62-8 that broke a 49-year-old state record by seven inches. See STATE RECORD, Page 18 Gator's Pub volleyball league hits midway point of summer season NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Gator's Pub Summer Volleyball League's season is halfway done, and a handful of teams, such as undefeated Nothin' Drops in the Monday's Co-ed 'B' division, have clearly made their cases as being "the teams to beat" in their respective divisions. With a full month left on the sched- ule, here's a look at the standings after five weeks of play. Sunday's Co-ed 'B' – Kiss My Ace 10, Anything from the Volley 10, Beach Bums 7, Game On 7, Hold My Corona 6, Hit for Brains 5, Wild Ones 6, I'd Hit That 6, Fat Unicorns 5, Block Party 0. Sunday's Division II – Beaches & Bros 11, Whack-A-Mole 10, Serves You Right 9, All 4 Fun 7, Tipsy Bitsy Spikers 6, Serves Up 4, Setting Ducks 4, Honey Badgers 2, Thundercats 1. Monday's Any 4's – The 4 Of Us 12, A Case of the Monday's 11, Super Smash Bros 10, Out of Bounds 9, Beach Bums 7, All Heights Matter 7, Gator's Pub 4, RIMA 0. Monday's Co-ed 'B' – Nothin' Drops 15, Misfits 10, Next Gen 8, Special Delivery 6, Setting Ducks 6, Things That Go Bump In The Night 0. Tuesday's Any 4's – Served On Ice 11, Ravenous Brewing Company 11, Give & Take 10, P.D. 10, Nestor Physical Therapy 8, Glad To Be Back 7, Sandwedges 2, Affordable Dreams Home Improvement 1. Tuesday's Co-ed 'A' – Scooby Snacks 11, Gator's Pub 11, Spritzer's 11, Balls to the Wall 8, Village Haven 3, Alus 1. See GATOR'S PUB, Page 18 25 Years of Experience in Audits, Accounting and Taxation Services Here to Help You Achieve Operational & Financial Success DAVID J. SHEPHERD, CPA, MBA 2180 Mendon Road, Suite 47, Cumberland, RI 02864 www.davidshepherdcpa.com 401-335-5517 505 Old River Road, (Rte. 126), Manville, RI, Open: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. • Blueberries • Beans • Rhubarb • Radishes • Cucumbers • Kale • Squash (Yellow & Green) • Raspberries • Carrots • Native Lettuce • Cabbage • Scallions • Beets • Local Eggs & more! Old Orchard Farm And Greenhouse RI NATIVE CORN and TOMATOES have arrived! EBT Short Term Therapy & Long Term Care 15 Sumner Brown Road, Cumberland, RI 02864 (401) 333-6352 We deliver the highest caliber of medical and rehabilitative care, with the compassion, kindness and respect every patient deserves. Schedule a Tour. Call Today! Mount St. Rita Health Centre Mercy Rehabilitation featuring DRL Carpet 27 Veterans Way • Woonsocket, RI www.drlcarpet.com 401-765-2830 SHOP OUR SHOWROOM! 3 Room Special $ 775.00 Berber or Plush Carpet Based on 360 sq. ft. Additional charges may apply. Carpet Cleaning CARPET BINDING • LUXURY VINYL FLOORING • LAMINATE FLOORING OR SHOP at HOMe!

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