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The North Providence Breeze 02-17-2021

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North Providence Edition Sports & Recreation FEBRUARY 17-23, 2021 valleybreeze.com @ NORTH PROVIDENCE – After losing its first four games of the year by an aver- age of 26 points, the North Providence High girls' basketball team was able to experience a lopsided victory on its 'Senior Night' last Thursday. Hosting Hope in a meeting of two of the Division III's winless teams, the Cougars grabbed a 60-31 victory that not only saw four starters score in double digits, but NP's remarkable defense grab a season-high 16 steals and blank the Blue Wave in the third quarter. The Cougars, who are fielding one of the state's smallest girls' squads, with just eight players making up their roster, had been out- manned in their defeats this season to Mount Saint Charles, North Smithfield, Davies, and Woonsocket, but last Thursday's game against the Blue Wave told a different story. Despite being minus the services of senior forward Camilla Pinheiro, who was sidelined with an injury to her right foot, NP was able to match up with Hope, which also brought seven players to the game. And all seven NP players contributed to the win, starting with junior forward and co-cap- tain Alena Rizzo, who tossed in a career-high 17 points, and continuing with senior guard and co-captain Tatiana Caro and sophomore guard Michaela Rizzo, who each tallied 12. The younger Rizzo also added eight rebounds and four assists, and Caro also handed out five assists. Sophomore guard Graycen Pappas also NP girls trounce Hope for first win Rizzo sisters, Caro lead Cougars' charge in basketball team's 60-31 triumph By ERIC BENEVIDES Valley Breeze Sports Editor sports@valleybreeze.com BREEZE PHOTO BY ERIC BENEVIDES North Providence High senior guard and co-captain TATIANA CARO celebrated her team's "Senior Night" in style last Thursday by scor- ing 12 points and handing out five assists to help the Cougars top Hope, 60-31, for their first victory of the Division III season. Continues on next page It's a nter thing! VEE-JAY FLOOR COVERING Carpet • Laminate Vinyl • Wood Visit Our Showroom at 7 Commerce St., Greenville (Behind A&W) 401-949-0030 www.veejayfloor.com We Carry All Major Brands ALAN BERUBE tree removal | branch trimming firewood delivery | stump removal 10% Off with this ad Senior & Military Discounts BOB THE BUILDER NEW HOMES REMODELING FINISHED CARPENTRY ADDITIONS DORMERS, DECKS KITCHENS & BATHS HISTORICAL RESTORATION SPECIALIST 401-332-5957 www.bobthebuilderRI.com RI Reg. #44575 & Ins Saws • Chains Skates • Carbide Scissors and Many Other Tools 401-769-1095 206 St. Barnabe St. Woonsocket, RI 02895 www.Tabeleys.com 401-431-2816 TABELEY'S ROOFING Factory Certified Installer 20 years of perfection Insured • RI Reg. #18045 • MA Lic. #172793 • Member RI From roofs to windows TABELEY'S has your needs covered Discount on Windows & Siding Call for details. We offer a variety of quality vinyl siding systems. Buy or Sell with Michelle in 2021! If you are ready to buy or sell your home, let's connect. 20+ years of experience will help you maximize your profit. Wait until you see my marketing plan! Please call me today at 401-678-6274! 1985 Mendon Rd., Cumberland, RI 02864 401-333-0010 License # Res. 0024592 ColdwellBankerHomes.com www.MichelleKeach.com Ken's Heating ~ GAS CONVERSIONS ~ All Your Gas & Oil Needs 401-525-0730 Hot Air Furnace Installations • Water Tanks Lic. #7702 Servicing all your Heating,Hot Water and Gas Appliances Licensed & Insured FREE Estimates 401-525-0730 Hot Air Furnace Installations • Water Tanks Boiler Tune-Ups Gas & Oil Burner Cleaning Specials $ 115 + up R&H Home Improvement One Call We Handle It All! Call for Specials! 401-432-4555 Over 25 Years Experience RI Reg. #23479 Driveway & Parking Lot Sanding & Snow Plowing Available Roofs • Decks • Vinyl Siding • Additions Water/Fire Damage Specialists Bobcat/Backhoe Services Commercial & Residential Work Insect Damage Repair Reground Asphalt Driveways Done Accepting Residential & Commercial New Accounts for Snow Plowing Now Accepting New Landscape Clients

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