Warwick Fire Fighters U12 Chili Peppers enjoyed some March Madness of their own, winning the Wide World of Indoor Sports A division title.
Entering the tournament as the No. 7 seed, the Chili Peppers posted shutouts of Westerly and No. 2 FC Rams to reach the final against the No. 1 seed FC Bruno. The title game featured a 1-1 tie in regulation, a scoreless overtime, and a thrilling shootout with the Fire Fighters making all their penalty shots and goalie Kaitlyn Fitzgerald stopping one. Pictured, front row: Kayleigh Plowman, Emily Mello, Madison Nicynski, Sarah Papa. Middle Row: Caileigh Blackmer, Lily Ramsey, Rachael Tovar, Back row: Coach Paul Bastia, Tara O'Connor, Kaitlyn Fitzgerald, Paris Bastia, Tori St Jean, Lauren vanNostrand, Coach Ray vanNostrand. Not pictured: Hope Halvarson.