Vets claims unified title, Toll Gate makes run to the finals


Warwick Vets won the Division III unified basketball championship on Saturday at La Salle Academy, while Toll Gate finished as the runner-up in Division IV. Saturday’s event featured a full day of games, with championships decided in each of the four divisions. Vets, which went 6-1 in the regular season, beat Smithfield last Wednesday then advanced to the finals with a victory over Rogers. In the championship, Vets beat North Smithfield 47-42.

Team members for Vets are Larry Ferri, Marissa Haney, Corey Kershner, Tim Conway, Becca Seamans, Eric Allegretta, Mitchell Pope, Courtney Brunelle, Kevin Amaral, Zach Farrow, Nick Thompson and Devin Hurst.

Toll Gate beat North Providence in the Division IV semifinals before dropping a 45-44 decision to Chariho in the championship. Titans team members are Katie Branca, Lizzie Johnson, Danielle Roberts, Destiny Murray, Kellen Moran, Meaghan Shanley, Sean Iacobbo, James Crosby, Chris DelVecchio, Malique Woods and Wellington Araujo.

Pilgrim and Hendricken also had teams participating in the postseason. The Division I crown went to Hope, while Central Falls won the title in D-II.


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