Monday, March 11, 2013
Following a familiar script, Narragansett takes control in the second half against Prout with scorching offense, 56-43.
KINGSTON – Using drives from guard Maggie Salomone to setup center Hannah Maymon, and transition layups from Chelsea Sahagian, the Narragansett Mariners distanced themselves from Prout in the second half en route to a 56-43 Division II girls’ basketball title win against Prout at the Ryan Center on Sunday afternoon. Narragansett stretched a 28-20 halftime lead with a 21-8 run over the first eight minutes of the second half and never looked back. Over the final 7:13, the Mariners killed the clock and controlled the game via Salomone’s dribbling. Prout didn’t have much of an answer for the speedy senior point guard. While she struggled a bit with her outside shot, not managing to hit a 3, she still finished with a game-high 16 points, and a …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Follow along with our live blog all of Sunday for play-by-play and results from the girls’ D-I, II and III title games, and the boys’ state championship.
Looking for live coverage of the Rhode Island High School basketball title games on Sunday? Patch has you covered! Narragansett Local Editor Stephen Greenwell will be on press row, providing play-by-play and live chat. Simply use the Cover It Live applet provided in this story, or download the free app from their website or the iTunes / iPhone store. The lineup of games is as follows: All games will be played at the Ryan Center on the Kingston campus of the University of Rhode Island.
The Mariners look for a second straight Division II girls’ basketball title, while Prout will try for two in three years. Also, several area private school students can win girls’ basketball titles today with Prout and La Salle.
Something will give in the Division II girls’ basketball final today, as the high-powered Narragansett Mariners’ offense clashes with the tough man-to-man defense of the Prout Crusaders. Tip-off is at 1:30 p.m. at the Ryan Center, on the University of Rhode Island’s Kingston campus. We will be hosting a live chat for the game. No. 2 Narragansett (18-4, 14-2 Division II-South) has had a relatively easy path to the finals, at least compared to the other top seeds in the tournament that were felled in the quarter and semifinals by Prout. The Mariners opened with a 55-44 preliminary round win against No. 15 Mt. Hope, followed by a 54-48 win against No. 7 East Greenwich that featured a 25-0 run. Narragansett overcame a sluggish first half to …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Prout and Narragansett boys’ hockey are in action at the Boss Ice Arena on the URI Kingston campus.
Tonight at the Boss Ice Arena on the University of Rhode Island’s Kingston campus, Prout looks to close out its Division II series, and Narragansett looks for a win in its Division III series. No. 2 Prout took a 1-0 series lead against No. 3 North Kingstown with a 3-1 win Friday night, according to results posted on the RIIL. Game two takes place 8 p.m. tonight, with game three – if needed – on Monday. The Division II finals will start Thursday, March 14 at Brown University. The puck drops in game one at 6:15 p.m. In the Division III playoffs, results between No. 4 Narragansett and No. 1 West Warwick were not posted on the RIIL as of 9 a.m. Saturday. According to The Providence Journal, Narragansett lost the first game 5-3. Game two starts…
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Coventry has no answer for the long limbs of Abby McKanna, and offense from Maggie Salomone and Chelsea Sahagian.
PROVIDENCE – Another game, and another strong run by Narragansett in the second half, led to a second-straight Division II title game berth for the Mariners. The second-seeded Mariners played even with No. 11 Coventry for about a half, but pulled away as the second half started for a 59-42 win Wednesday night in the Division II girls’ basketball playoffs at the Murray Center on the Rhode Island College campus. “The first five minutes of both halves are crucial,” Narragansett head coach Kathryn Mahoney said. “They turn on that high pressure.” Narragansett received balancing scoring from its starting five – Maggie Salomone, Abby McKanna, Chelsea Sahagian, Hannah Maymon and Ali Castrovillari. Except for Alicia Simeone subbing in for about …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Follow along with our live blog for tonight’s action! Tip-off is around 6 p.m. at Rhode Island College.
Three Patch-area schools will be competing in the Division II girls’ basketball playoffs tonight at Rhode Island College, and we will be providing a live chat and running play by play for the proceedings! Taking a look at each of the remaining teams, and how they won last Sunday: The winners of the two games play each other for the Division II title on 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 10 at the Ryan Center at the University of Rhode Island.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Narragansett uses a 25-0 run over the end of the first and the start of the second to beat the Avengers 54-48.
PROVIDENCE – With a decisive 10-minute, 25-0 run, Narragansett took a lead in the second half it wouldn’t surrender against East Greenwich en route to a 54-48 win Sunday in the quarterfinals of the Division II girls’ playoffs. Senior Maggie Salomone led the Mariners with 23 points, including a pair of 3s and two free throws during Narragansett’s run. Salomone chipped in three steals as well. Her play at the end of the first half helped start the Mariners run, which stretched from two minutes remaining in the first half to 8:26 remaining in the second half. During that time frame, the Mariners repeatedly turned over the Avengers, who also went cold from long range after six first half 3-pointers. East Greenwich didn’t hit a 3 in the second …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
According to a press release from the Legislative Press Bureau, Narragansett wrestling will receive a $2,000 grant for new mats.
Sunday, January 6
Release courtesy the Legislative Press Bureau. Sen. James C. Sheehan (D-Dist. 36, Narragansett, North Kingstown) has announced the presentation of a legislative grant to the Narragansett High School wrestling team. The grant is the result of a funding request for the program submitted by Sheehan during the previous General Assembly session. As a result, the team will receive a grant of $2,000. The money will be used for a new wrestling mat that will provide better safety for the high school’s student athletes. “While the wrestling team is funded by the Narragansett School System, we all know how tight school funding has become,” Sheehan said. “I am happy to be able to provide this grant money so that the athletes on the team can feel safe …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Middletown is bound for the Division III Super Bowl after a commanding 35-14 win against Narragansett in the semifinals.
MIDDLETOWN – On their opening possession, the Middletown Islanders looked like they had stalled out against the Narragansett Mariners. The Islanders faced a 4th-and-18 from 35 yards out, and Narragansett had seemingly righted the ship after giving up long gains on the ground to Connor Russ and Randolph Butler. However, on the play, Middletown quarterback Justin Sellar rolled out on a waggle and found Russ in the middle of the field, after Russ was left wide open. It gave the Islanders a 7-0 lead, one they wouldn’t lose, and it was the first of five unanswered touchdowns for Middletown. Narragansett would only score two touchdowns after Middletown pulled its defensive starters, for a 35-14 final. Middletown will play No. 2 seed East …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Tuesday’s game between Middletown and Narragansett will take place 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Because of inclement weather, all Rhode Island high school football games have been postponed from Tuesday night to Wednesday. Locally, this means that No. 4 Narragansett travels to Gaudet Middle School in Middletown to play the No. 1 Islanders in the semifinals of the Division III playoffs on Wednesday. The game still starts at 7 p.m. Since I’m typing this right now from a coffee shop in Cranston, I can attest that there is white, slick stuff dropping from the sky and on to the ground, and then, sticking on said ground. If you’re not getting it in South County yet, well, wait a couple minutes. For our preview article of the game, click here.