2008-06-19 / News

Sport Shorts: NKHS spring season wrap

By Stephanie Heelan Cotsonas

q The boys' JV baseball team were the Southern Division Champions and beat Portsmouth to be crowned Rhode Island State Champion. Islanders Tom Abbood, Nick Baccari, Matt Baptista and Nate Vigneault were on the roster.

q The boys' varsity baseball team was the Southern Division I Champion but lost in regional Finals to Cranston West. Islander Ryan Morris was selected to the 1st Team All Division and was an All-Star Team selection.

q The boys' varsity tennis team wrapped up their season with a fourth place finish in the Southern Division and they lost in the state quarterfinals to Mt. St. Charles Academy. Post season honors included islander Dan Hansen who was selected to the 2nd Team All State and the 2nd Team All Division.

q The golf team finished the season with 56 consecutive league wins and a league record 14-0. They were crowned the Southern Division Champions and placed fifth in the State Championship Tournament. Islander and freshman Ryan Southworth was named to the 2nd Team All Division.

q Islanders Tory Dolce and Katie Marquis were members of the girls' JV softball team which was the league champion in Division I South and then lost in state semi-finals to Cumberland.

q The boys' JV lacrosse team lost in the state finals to LaSalle Academy, but finished their season with an overall record of 7- 6. Islander Josh Page was a member of the team.

q Islander Jon Michael Degidio and the boys' varsity volleyball team beat Coventry in the state quarterfinals then lost in the semifinals to East Providence, the eventual state champion.

q After being crowned Division champions, the boys' track & field team placed third at the Class A Championship and fourth at the RI State Championship Meet. After finishing the regular season with a league record of 8-1, the girls' track and field team placed second in the Southern Division, sixth at the Freshman State Meet, third at the Class A Meet, and eighth at the RI State Meet.

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