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Baker helps Chargers break even


PROVIDENCE — Isabel Baker won one event and took second in another helping Chariho High’s girls’ indoor track team gain a split in its first dual meet of the season.

The Chargers defeated Cranston East 68-36 and lost to Cumberland 84-24 in Saturday’s Division II-Sullivan meet at Providence Career & Technical Academy.

Cumberland dominated Cranston East 101-7 to improve to 5-0 overall and in the league.

Baker won the 3,000-meter race in 11 minutes, 33.7 seconds and was second in the 600 in 1:54.8. Cumberland’s Nichole Barger finished first in 1:41.7.

Chariho’s Delaney Silvestri won the 300 by 3 seconds, crossing the line in 45.64. Teammate Cameron Fournier was third in 49.74.

Arin Demers was runner-up in the 55 hurdles with a time of 10.14. She lost by three-tenths of a second.

Paige Ross finished third in the 1,500 (5:52.1), Allegra Miggliaccio was third in the 1,000 (3:46.4) and Haley Duscha tied for third in the high jump. Duscha cleared 4 feet, 2 inches. The winner cleared 5 feet.

Chariho won the 4x200 relay with a time of 2:03.64. The foursome was Gabrielle Harris, Jessica NeJame, Fournier and Demers.

Chariho’s next meet is Thursday against Cranston West and Moses Brown, 5:30 p.m. at PCTA.

GYMNASTICS

Fox qualifies for states

SWANSEA, Mass. — Chariho High’s MacKenzie Fox posted her second state-meet qualifying score in uneven bars with an 8.7 in a multi-team meet hosted by Barrington Saturday at Prestige Gymnastics.

Fox, who competes as an individual, posted her first state qualifying score in the vault (8.3) and floor exercise (8.8). Gymnasts need to post two qualifying scores in the regular season to advance to the state meet.



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