Sports roundup: LAX, baseball, volleyball

Above: The Kickemuit Middle School Boys Lacrosse team finished third at the Falcon Cup tournament Saturday.

Girls’ lacrosse

Mt. Hope High School’s girls’ lacrosse team finished its regular season on Wednesday, May 13, beating Lincoln High School 15-10 and topping the field of Division II rivals.

Shaelyn Raposa led the team in scoring with a game high seven goals. Teammates Jenna Hill and Julia

Cimbron each put two shots in goal, with Cimbron assisting on one Huskies’ goal.

Mt. Hope's Eric Moskala slides into home plate during the Huskies 6-5 win over Burrillville Tuesday. Photo by Alex Watrous

Mt. Hope’s Eric Moskala slides into home plate during the Huskies 6-5 win over Burrillville Tuesday. Photo by Alex Watrous

Baseball

The Mt. Hope Huskies extended their record in Division III to 8-7 after beating Burrillville 6-5 on Tuesday, May 19. Mt. Hope held onto the lead for five innings until Burrillville forged ahead in the bottom of the sixth, taking a 5-4 lead. In the top of the seventh inning, Mt. Hope added two runs and held off Burrillville for the win. On Monday, May 18, the Huskies took a 5-4 loss to Exeter/West Greenwich, leaving three games left in the regular season.

Boys’ volleyball 3-11

The boys’ volleyball team took consecutive losses against Classical (3-1) on Wednesday, May 13, then against North Smithfield (3-0) on Friday, May 15, putting the team’s record to 3-11 for the season. James Fallon led the team in scoring both nights. With one game left, Mt. Hope is prepared for a “play-in” game with Saint Raphael on Tuesday, May 26, for the last playoff spot in DII North. The winner of that match will travel to play the number 3 seed from DII South on Wednesday, May 27.

KMS lacrosse team takes 3rd in Falcon Cup

The Kickemuit Middle School boys’ lacrosse team took third place at the Falcon Cup Tournament on Saturday, May 16, in Dartmouth, Mass. The tourney featured teams from Southeastern Mass, Cape Cod and Rhode Island. After a demanding round robin schedule, the Kickemuit boys vied for third place against Falmouth Academy, beating them 5-4, giving the Huskies their 10th win of the season.

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