La Salle gets it done in first half

La Salle gets it done in first half

WOOD RIVER JCT. — Alyssa Jacolucci scored 19 points to lead La Salle Academy’s girls’ basketball team to a 50-32 victory over Chariho High in a Division I crossover game Thursday.

La Salle (4-3, 3-2 Division I-North) rolled to a 29-12 halftime lead en route to dropping Chariho to 3-4, 1-2 Division I-South.

It was the second straight low-scoring game for the Chargers, who lost to Portsmouth, 50-34 on Tuesday.

Abby Cuddy led the Chargers against La Salle with 11 points and 13 rebounds. Jamie Dobson added eight points.

Chariho plays at Westerly 7 p.m. Tuesday.

WRESTLING

Cumberland....................72

Chariho...........................12

CUMBERLAND — A day after a big loss to Bishop Hendricken the Chargers lost to another one of the state’s best teams, this time against the Clippers in Thursday’s Division I crossover match.

Chariho lost to the Hawks 69-12 on Wednesday.

Cumberland improved to 4-0 overall and 4-0 in Division I-North.

Sal DeSantis and James Costigan were the only two Chariho wrestlers to win their respective matches.

DeSantis won by pin 24 seconds into his match at 220 pounds and Costigan won by pin with 45 seconds left in the first period of his heavyweight match.

Chariho (4-5, 2-5 Division I-South) returns to action on Saturday morning, traveling to the Griswold Tournament which starts at 10 a.m.





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