Here are the (more than) Five Things for Thursday, May 31, 2012:
Narragansett lacrosse is championship bound. In the Division III boys’ lacrosse playoffs, No. 2 Narragansett defeated Toll Gate 6-3. For more, read a story from The Providence Journal here. The Mariners will face their nemesis of the past two years, Smithfield, who eliminated Narragansett from the playoffs last year and won a regular season matchup this year. Smithfield beat Coventry 13-7 to advance to the finals. The championship game is 3 p.m. Sunday at Rhode Island College.
High school sports playoff fever, catch it! A look at the upcoming games and recent results, arranged by date:
- In the Division II boys’ lacrosse playoffs, No. 2 South Kingstown hosts No. 7 Mount Saint Charles at 6 p.m. today. If South Kingstown wins, they will advance to the Division II championship game 5 p.m. Sunday at Rhode Island College.
- The Division II softball playoffs begin for Prout and South Kingstown today. No. 4 Prout hosts No. 13 St. Ray’s at 4 p.m. No. 15 South Kingstown travels to No. 2 Tolman for a 4:30 p.m. game.
- In the Division II baseball playoffs, No. 2 Prout beat No. 15 Burrillville 6-2. Prout hosts No. 7 Exeter-West Greenwich today at the University of Rhode Island. SRIN Sports has posted pictures of the Burrillville game on its Facebook page. Prout photos attached to this article courtesy of Laurence Lambrecht – To see more and to contact him, visit this website.
- In the Division I baseball playoffs, No. 4 South Kingstown beat No. 13 Warwick Vets 3-2 on Tuesday evening. The Rebels host No. 5 La Salle, who beat No. 12 Pilgrim 3-0, at 4 p.m. today.
- Unfortunately, in the Division II girls’ lacrosse playoffs, the No. 2 seeded Narragansett Mariners were upset by Tiverton, 17-12. For more, read a story from The Providence Journal here.
- In Division II baseball, No. 5 Narragansett beat No. 12 Juanita Sanchez 3-2 on Wednesday afternoon. The Mariners play at No. 4 Woonsocket at 4 p.m. Friday. SRIN Sports has posted pictures of Wednesday’s game on its Facebook page.
No vampires allowed. The Rhode Island Blood Center is hosting a blood drive at Liliana’s Italian Restaurant on Tower Hill Road in Wakefield at 11 a.m. (This would also be a convenient time to check out the Rotary Club of Wakefield, by the way, which meets at 12:15 p.m. at Liliana’s.)
Donate to the book sale! The Friends of the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library are accepting donations for their annual book sale, which takes place on June 8 and June 9. Donations are being accepted during normal business hours. For more info, click here.
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Book clubs, movies and tennis lessons! Have you checked out our events calendar lately? You know, it is where I get most of my information for this article. Also, as long as you have a Patch account, you can create your own events and save us some hard work. (Thanks in advance!)
He probably believes in miracles. Happy 54th birthday to Jim Craig, the goalkeeper for the gold medal-winning Miracle on Ice team.
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