Archive - Apr 26, 2011 - Sports Article
CRANSTON â The never-say-die attitude was there. So too were the late-game heroics that some have come to associate Lincoln High baseball with.
On a sun-splashed Tuesday afternoon, the end result went astray from the now one-beaten Lions. A valiant comeback bid was nullified thanks to Cranston Westâs Alex Morettiâs two-out double with one on in the bottom of the seventh, lifting the Falcons to the 8-7 walk-off triumph. Morettiâs clutch knock touched down in the right-centerfield gap, chasing home catcher Jeff Diehl with the winning run.
CUMBERLAND â Ask any of the girlsâ coaches about who would win Tuesdayâs Northern Division showdown between host Cumberland High and unbeaten squads Woonsocket and Central Falls and the response was the same.
They simply didnât have a clue.
âThis is going to be a close meet,â said Woonsocket coach Dan Richard midway into the competition. âI thought before the meet, plus or minus five points between all three schools.â