Chariho High's Kate Powers, a senior, scored the 1,000th point of her career with 2.5 seconds remaining in a win against Cranston East.
Sponsored by Antonino Auto Group: This school year The Westerly Sun will be selecting a high school Athlete of the Week. Voting closes on Monday and the selection will be announced on Thursday. The nominees for the week ending Jan. 18 are:
Kyle Merritt, a senior at Chariho High, went 6-0 and placed first in the 145-pound weight class at the George Bossi Lowell Holiday Tournament on Dec. 28.
Kate Powers, a senior, scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Chariho defeated Exeter-West Greenwich in a Division II girls basketball game.
Levi King, a senior forward on the Chariho High boys basketball team, totaled 42 points and 24 rebounds over two games as the Chargers opened the season with victories over Ponaganset and Division I South Kingstown.
Stonington won its first state title since 1993 with a 1-0 win against Ellington on Nov. 23. Wynn Hammond scored the game’s only goal heading in a corner kick from Tyler Fidrych in the second half.
Pierce, a sophomore midfielder, scored a pair of goals and assisted on another as the Lions beat Coventry in penalty kicks in the Class S tournament on Nov. 11.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — On the eve of Thanksgiving, the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team, as usual, was thankful for its veteran guards.
Pezzullo scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift Chariho High past North Smithfield, 2-1, in the Division II girls soccer semifinals on Nov. 6.
Westerly High's Rocco Cillino rushed for 128 yards and scored a touchdown in the Bulldogs' 14-13 loss to Burrillville on Nov. 2.
Montalto, a sophomore striker for the Stonington High boys soccer team, scored five goals for the week ending Oct. 26 to help the Bears clinch the ECC Division I championship.
Haxton returned an interception 70 yards for a touchdown as the Chargers defeated the Juanita Sanchez/Providence Country Day/Wheeler School co-op, 12-6, on Oct. 19.
Chariho's Abby Cole earned wins on Sept. 30 against North Kingstown and Westerly to cap an undefeated season in the Southern Division
Westerly High’s Nick Turo, a senior, placed first in a Southern Division tri-meet and was also the team’s top finisher at the Ocean State Invitational on Sept. 28.
Chariho High’s Rogan Wotherspooon, a junior, rushed for 87 yards on just four carries, one of them a 70-yard touchdown run, in the Chargers’ 26-8 victory over North Providence on Sept. 20.
Stonington High's Christian Hudson, a sophomore running back, rushed for 267 yards and five touchdowns in the Bears' 49-46 loss to Montville on Sept. 13.
Casey Mastin, a junior volleyball player, had 10 aces and 22 assists to lead Chariho over Tolman, 3-0, in a Division II match on Sept. 6.
Which team this fall has the best chance to win a league or state championship? The Stonington High girls soccer team was the top vote-getter in the latest Athlete of the Week polling.
Chariho High's Kate Powers, a returning first-team All-Division II-B hitter for the girls volleyball team, led the Chargers to a 14-6 record and a berth in the Division II quarterfinals last season.
Tyler Fidrych, who’ll be a senior this season, scored eight goals to go with 14 assists to help the Stonington High boys soccer team finish with a 19-3 record and an appearance in the 2018 Class M state semifinals.