Sponsored by Mantherapy, Men's Mental Health Resources: For the 2021-2022 school year, The Westerly Sun will be selecting high school Athletes of the Week. Voting closes on Tuesday at 9am and the top selection will be announced on Thursday. The nominees for the week ending September 18th are…
Alex Stoehr, a freshman on the Westerly High softball team, hit three triples and a double in a doubleheader sweep of Barrington.
Josh Mooney, a sophomore on the Stonington High boys track and field team, won the 110 hurdles at the Class M state championships with a time of 14.65 seconds.
Stonington High's Tori LoPresto, a senior on the softball team, finished 10 for 18 (.556) at the plate in a busy four-game week for the Bears.
Makayla Delzer, a sophomore on the Wheeler High softball team, hit a bases-loaded double in the Lions’ victory over St. Bernard.
Chad Mayne, a junior on the Westerly High football team, kicked a 37-yard field goal in the fourth quarter in the Bulldogs’ 30-7 victory over Mt. Hope.
Dorian White, a junior on the Stonington High boys basketball team, scored 53 points in two games, including the Bears’ first win of the season.
Zoe Ribeiro, a senior on the Stonington High girls basketball team, scored a career-high 32 points in the Bears' Class M state tournament victory over Morgan on March 5.
Three Chariho High wrestlers — Kyle Merritt, James Dougherty and Nate Marchione — won titles at the state championship meet on March 1.
Bella Santos, a Chariho High sophomore, placed 12th at the state individual gymnastics championships to qualify for the New England meet.
Mackenzie Fusaro scored 16 points in Westerly High's win against Shea on Feb. 4. She made a pair of 3-pointers in the 42-34 victory over the Raiders.
Spencer Shiels, a Chariho High junior, scored 13 points, dished out 10 assists and had 12 steals in a win over Middletown.
Addie Hauptmann, a sophomore guard, scored 53 points and had 25 steals in three games as the Lions clinched a berth in the Class S state tournament.
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.
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.