Archive - Dec 21, 2013 - Sports Article
BURRILLVILLE â Late Friday night, Burrillville/Ponaganset Co-op exhibited masterful play while strolling to a 7-1 upset victory over Mount St. Charles at Adelard Arena, and the girls celebrated the unusual â and somewhat historic â decision with moxie.
Perhaps 17 hours later, head coach Marc Brissette conducted a serious meeting with his troops prior to their Division I/Emma League contest against the South County Co-op Storm inside Levy Arena.
WOONSOCKET â This definitely isnât the same North Smithfield High that rolled to a perfect 24-0 mark in Division III action last winter en route to the state championship.
It nevertheless is formidable, and it showed in the Northmenâs 58-44 D-III season-opening victory at Mount St. Charles on Friday night.
Head coach T.J. Ciolfiâs bunch took advantage of senior center Peter Keenanâs âdouble-double,â which included a game-high 21 points and 16 rebounds with seven blocks; and its defense, which caused the Mounties a pair of dismal droughts lasting a total of 12:27.