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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 07-30-2020

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14 SPORTS & RECREATION JULY 30-AUGUST 5, 2020 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH SMITHFIELD BLACKSTONE WOONSOCKET Dr. Day Care, Ronzio's claim Field of Dreams Softball League openers WOONSOCKET – Two-time defending champion Dr. Day Care kicked off the Field of Dreams Senior Softball League season last Friday by rolling to an 18-5 victory over Lepine Financial at Cold Spring Park's Baldelli Field. Ray Kircorian collected two singles and a double and Walt Fisher added three singles for Dr. Day Care, and Wayne Elderkin and Bill Theroux each had two hits. Ronzio's Pizza also opened its season with a 13-13 win over Village Haven that saw Tom Auclair collect a base hit, double, and home run and Roger Pincince belt a bases-clearing double and add two singles. Tim Richards also had two base hits and a double for Ronzio's, and Village Haven received three hits each from Rich Dion, George Russo, and Toby Tucker; a base hit and a double from Todd Tucker, and two hits each from Joe Carcieri and Willie Barr. 'Tennis on the Mount' summer camp returns to courts Aug. 10-15 WOONSOCKET – Mount Saint Charles Academy will host its annual "Tennis on the Mount" summer camp for middle school and high school players from Aug. 10-15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the school's tennis courts on Logee Street. Enrollment is limited, and strict COVID-19 protocols will be followed. Registrations are available by emailing the camp director at lawrencer@mtst- charles.org . fall, finished fourth with a throw of 211-6 that has him in the seventh spot in the rankings, and Robinson-O'Hagan took fifth place with a throw of 202-4 that is good for 10th in the country. Speaking of Robinson-O'Hagan, who won the shot put with a throw of 58-10¼ and took third in the discus with a throw of 155-3, he was the only thrower to head to the second Mini Meet on July 18, and he made plenty of news with his performance. Not only did he shatter a 49-year-old R.I. record in the shot with a winning throw of 62-8, but he also broke the school record in the discus with a 162-foot throw. While Robinson-O'Hagan promises to attract plenty of interest from Division I colleges as he enters his junior year this fall, Coles has started receiving some mon- ster scholarship offers. Southern Illinois University, which competes in the Missouri Valley Conference, was the first school to reach out to Coles with an offer, and last week, three Southeastern Conference universi- ties, South Carolina, Kentucky, and Alabama, made their pitches to the WHS senior-to-be. "It's definitely been crazy having all these offers come in," said Coles, who hopes to schedule some visits to those schools in the fall if the NCAA ends its dead period on Aug. 31 and allows college coaches to have in- person contact with athletes. "This is what you dream of as a little kid growing up. You're like, 'I want to go somewhere really big for college,' and now that it's here, it's like, 'Wow.' "It was definitely surreal, especially when Alabama offered me," he added. "That's the school that everyone talks about, and they want me? It was super crazy." And it's all the result of hard work, which has been a manor reason why Woonsocket High has seen 10 throwers in the past seven years receive D-I and D-II scholarships. Coles will be the 11th student-athlete, and Robinson-O'Hagan will be the 12th. "I can't be complacent with whatever I'm doing," Coles said. "I always want to be get- ting better and progressing, whether we're competing or not competing." BREEZE PHOTO BY ERIC BENEVIDES TARIK ROBINSON- O'HAGAN, who recently shat- tered a 49-year- old state record in the shot put during a meet in New Haven, Conn., also set a school record in the discus with a throw of 162 feet. HAMMERHEADS From Page 13 Woonsocket L.L. Jim Carr Memorial golf tournament takes place Aug. 22 WOONSOCKET – The 27th annual Woonsocket Little League Jim Carr Memorial Jimmy Fund golf tour- nament will return to Triggs Country Club in Providence on Saturday, Aug. 22, and because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the state's social dis- tancing guidelines, the tournament's organizers have made some changes. This year's tourney will not have a shotgun start, and each participating foursome will have a tee time that will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. The earliest tee time available is 9 a.m. And in place of the traditional post-tournament tailgate barbeque, a choice of sandwiches will be provided, along with a beer or a soft drink at The Rescue Pub at the course. The tournament, which is the main charity event that is sponsored by the Woonsocket Little League, was estab- lished in the memory of Jim Carr, a longtime Little League manager and volunteer who passed away after bat- tling cancer. Over the past 26 years, the tourney has raised a total of $296,835, with all the proceeds going to the Jimmy Fund. The cost for a foursome is $500, and the tournament is also currently in need of sponsors and gifts that can be used as prizes or raffle items. Gerry Forget is returning as the tourney's chairman, and any busi- ness or individual who would like to enter a foursome, donate prizes, spon- sor a hole, or make a cash donation should contact Forget at 75 Larch St., Woonsocket, R.I. 02895 or via email at beach_pete@hotmail.com or phone at 401-486-5287. do you know? You're holding 1 newspaper, but we fill 5 every week! 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