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'Chemistry' was key ingredient to Burrillville capturing Division II girls' soccer championship

November 11, 2013

BURRILLVILLE – A few hours after Burrillville High head coach Amy Cardone awoke Monday morning, she received a text from netminder Catherine Keable, who played a pivotal role in the Broncos clinching their first state championship in 20 years, not to mention only the second in school history.
About 18 hours earlier, Cardone's crew assembled a masterful, four-goal performance over the final 40 minutes to shock top-seeded and previously-undefeated Lincoln in the R.I. Division II title tilt at Rhode Island College, but Keable's message both worried but didn't surprise her mentor.

Burrillville tops Lincoln for Division II girls' soccer crown

November 11, 2013

PROVIDENCE – The drama was just beginning when Burrillville High senior co-captain Tori Libby hugged junior defender Tiara Bianco near midfield and exclaimed, “I can't believe this! I'm so tired, but I'm so excited!”

In the interim, that tandem's teammates celebrated around her with hugs, impromptu dances and the like.
That's what happens when a team wins a game it almost certainly wasn't supposed to, but found the inner strength to move forward.

Once again, Woonsocket to face St. Raphael in Division II football quarterfinals

November 11, 2013

Last year, Woonsocket and St. Raphael staged a thrilling Division II quarterfinal-round playoff contest. A touchdown produced in the waning seconds of regulation enabled the Saints to force overtime, this after the Novans held a 21-13 advantage with just 90 seconds remaining.

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