WARWICK, RI — Hendricken moved into first place in D-1 football, Toll Gate maintained its lead in boys soccer, and both girls soccer teams stayed atop their divisions after this week’s action in Warwick varsity sports, as reported by the Rhode Island Interscholastic League.
Hendricken recovers vs. LaSalle; Patriots hold off Rogers
Bishop Hendricken scored 15 unanswered points in the second half against LaSalle on Oct. 13 on the way to a 22-12 victory and sole possession of first place in Division 1. Pilgrim senior Justyn Murphy earned Player of the Game honors for the Patriots’ 26-20 win over Rogers on Oct. 15, contributing on both sides of the ball with 62 yards on 5 receptions and 12 total tackles with one interception on defense. Junior Jacob Soulliere carried the ball 9 times for 50 yards and two TDs in the win that left Pilgrim in a 3-way tie for third in Division 3B.
Next up: Pilgrim travels to Johnston on Oct. 19. Toll Gate hosts Tolman on Oct. 19. Hendricken welcomes Central on Oct. 20.
Titans hold onto division lead; Hawks win; Patriots have mixed results
Toll Gate kept its hold on the top spot in Division 4, recovering from a 4-2 loss at Rogers on Oct. 11 to defeat Providence Country Day 2-0 on Oct. 13, and Paul Cuffee School by a 5-1 tally on Oct. 16. The Titans hold a 9-4 overall record, including a perfect 5-0 at home. Hendricken blanked Central 4-0 on Oct. 11, then defeated Classical by a 9-1 score on Oct. 13. Sophomore Marcello Perretta led scoring with 2 goals against the Knights, while six Hawks combined for the win over the Purples, placing Hendricken in second place in Division 1. Pilgrim followed up a 4-0 shutout to North Smithfield on Oct. 12 with a 1-1 tie against Cranston East on Oct. 17. Junior Josiel Zuniga scored and sophomore Declan Bragg made eight saves for the Patriots in the latter contest.
Next up: Hendricken played Cumberland on Oct. 18, after rhe deadline for this article, and host East Providence on Oct. 21. Toll Gate host Mt. Pleasant on Oct. 20 before traveling to Woonsocket on Oct. 21. Pilgrim plays at Chariho on Oct. 21.
Local squads still top the charts
Toll Gate and Pilgrim remained in first place in their respective divisions, with the Lady Titans improving to a 10-1-1 overall record in Division 1 after a 2-0 shutout win over St. Raphael Academy on Oct. 12 and a 3-1 victory at Classical on Oct. 16. Senior Adeline Areson tallied two scores among the 27 shots taken by Toll Gate, and junior Alanna Pereira made 21 saves against the Purples in the latter contest. Pilgrim played to a 1-1 tie against South Kingstown on Oct. 14 before shutting out Cranston West 1-0 on Oct. 17. Senior Amaya Coffie scored both goals for the Lady Patriots, while senior Jenna Madden made five saves in the two contests.
Next up: Pilgrim hosts East Greenwich on Oct. 23. Toll Gate hosts Cranston East on Oct. 24.
Pilgrim secures win; Toll Gate drops tough match
Next up: Pilgrim hosted Cumberland on Oct. 18, after the deadline for this article, and travel to East Greenwich on Oct. 24. Toll Gate travels to Burrillville on Oct. 19 and Woonsocket on Oct. 23.
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