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NORTH SCITUATE — Chariho High’s boys’ tennis team won another match, defeating Scituate 5-2 in a Division II-Suburban crossover Thursday afternoon.

The Chargers are 3-1 overall and in Suburban A. Scituate is 0-3, 0-3 Suburban B.

The Chargers swept singles, split the two contested doubles matches and forfeited No. 3 doubles.

Will Masse won 7-5, 6-1 in the No. 1 singles match. Jason Darmanin (6-2, 6-2), Nick Wollenberg (6-2, 6-1) and Nick Lecours (6-0, 6-2) won at two through four.

First-year coach Ryan Rafanelli said Lecourse has proven to be a good utility player, shifting between No. 4 singles and No. 1 doubles depending on player availability.

Rafanelli said LeCours threw his opponent off by mixing up his game, rather than always sticking to one shot.

Riley Masse and Chandler Scott played doubles together for the first time and won the top-flight match 6-4, 6-1.

Chariho’s next match is Tuesday at home against East Providence at 3 p.m.

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL

South Kingstown .............3

Chariho ............................0

WOOD RIVER JCT. — The undermanned Chargers put up a strong fight in the second game, but were outplayed in the first and third to lose their Division I-South match on Thursday. The game scores were 25-9, 25-21 and 25-13.

“The real tale of the match is that we were missing a couple of starters on a school trip,” Chariho coach Doug Bliven said. “We had some guys playing out of position and we were playing a tough team to begin with.

“It gave some other guys some opportunities and they played with a lot of effort. That may help pay off later on in the season. When we play South Kingstown again, we’ll do better.”

South Kingstown (3-1, 3-1 Division I-South) was 13-3, 13-3 in I-South last year and lost to state champion Coventry in the finals. The Rebels beat the Chargers twice last season.

Chariho dropped to 2-3, 1-3 Division I-South this season. Chariho was 6-11, 5-10 last year.

Starter Robbie Toth shifted to outside hitter on Thursday and led the team with four kills. He also had six digs and two blocks. Stephen Phillip had a team-high 11 assists and nine digs.

Adam Bemis started, led the Chargers with three blocks and also had three kills. Brandon Eaton recorded eight digs; he and John Gersbeck each had two kills.

Chariho gets a break from league competition by playing in the Little Rhody Invitational at East Greenwich on Saturday, starting at 9 a.m. Bliven said about 15 teams will participate in pool and then medal play, including a number of top teams from Rhode Island and Massachusetts.



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