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Warwick Varsity Sports Wrap-up: May 2, 2023



WARWICK, RI — Here’s your recap of Warwick high school varsity sports for May 2, 2023, as reported on the Rhode Island Interscholastic League website.


Hawks sweep vs. Cranston schools, Toll Gate snaps losing streak

Bishop Hendricken (9-1) completed a two-game sweep in Cranston, blanking Cranston East (6-5), 6-0, on April 26 before eking out a 8-6 win at home against Cranston West on April 28. West (6-6) jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the top of the first before giving up 6 in the bottom of the first and second. The Falcons added two more in the top of the seventh, but couldn’t overcome Hendricken’s lead.

Toll Gate broke a four-game losing streak with a 5-2 road win against Moses Brown (1-9) on April 28, improving the Titans record to 3-7. Senior Dylan Penney and Junior Ryan Reid had two hits each to lead the Toll Gate offense, while senior Devyn Robbins held the Quakers scoreless on 3 hits with 2 strikeouts and 3 walks in 4 2/3 innings.

Pilgrim dropped two contests, 7-4 at Coventry on April 26 and 6-2 hosting Cumberland on April 28. The visiting Clippers racked up 5 runs in the top of the fourth and held on against two late runs by the Patriots (3-9).

Next up: Hendricken plays at North Kingstown on May 2 before hosting Toll Gate on May 4. Toll Gate hosts Central on May 2 and Pilgrim on May 6 before visiting Cranston East on May 8. Pilgrim travels to Lincoln on May 2 before hosting Mt. Hope on May 4 and plays a home-at-home against South Kingstown on May 8 and 10.

Boys Lacrosse:

Toll Gate wins two straight, LaSalle routs Hendricken

Toll Gate secured two straight wins, defeating Burrillville 9-4 on May 25 and blanking Ponaganset, 16-0, on April 28. The Titans improved to 7-2 overall, good for second in Division 3.

After a close 8-7 win at home over East Greenwich on April 25, Bishop Hendricken took a 24-4 loss against visiting LaSalle Academy on April 27. The Hawks fell to 3-6 on the season while the Rams improved to 8-2.

Pilgrim split its last two games, defeating Cumberland, 8-4, on April 28 before dropping at 15-7 contest at Middletown on May 1. The Patriots currently hold a 6-3 record.

Next up: Toll Gate plays at Smithfield on May 1 before hosting Narragansett on May 4. Hendricken travels to Mt. St. Charles on May 2 and hosts Mosees Brown on May 9. Pilgrim hosts Coventry on May 4 before a two game road trip to South Kingstown on May 6 and Chariho on May 9.

Girls Lacrosse:

Tough losses for Warwick teams

Pilgrim dropped two contests, 15-4 at Burrillville on May 26 and 9-6 at home against Smithfield. The Patriots (2-5) matched Smithfield’s 5 goals in the first half but couldn’t keep up the momentum as the Sentinels added 4 scores in the second half.

Visiting North KIngstown defeated Toll Gate, 19-7, on April 27, dropping the Titans to 0-6 on the season.

Next up: Pilgrim plays at North Kingstown on May 2 before traveling to Cumberland on May 6. Toll Gate travels to Mt. Hope on May 3 and Smithfield on May 9.


Pilgrim improves to 10-0 

Pilgrim extended their overall record to 10-0 with a 2-1 home victory over Cumberland on April 28. Senior Madison Wrench went 3-for-3 at the plate with 1 run and 1 RBI. Sophomore Marin Prest added another run to give the Patriots the edge. Senior Alyssa Twomey pitched 7 innings, giving up 1 run on 3 hits with 1 walk and 8 strikeouts.

Toll Gate dropped two away contests by a combined score of 19-1, falling to East Greenwich 8-1 before an 11-0 shutout at Burrillville. The Titans fell to 1-7 on the season.

Next up: Pilgrim hosts North Kingstown on May 4 and LaSalle Academy on May 8. Toll Gate hosts Westerly on May 3 and North Providence on May 4 before hosting Johnston on May 9.

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