Tiverton tops East Providence in girls' hoops

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 EAST PROVIDENCE — The Tiverton and host East Providence High School girls' basketball teams wrapped up their respective Division II-East regular season schedules Thursday night, March 6, the visiting Tigers earning a 56-40 victory over the Townies.

Sam Sando led three Tiverton players in double figures, scoring a game-best 17 points. Avery Pacheco and Sarah Barboza chipped in 12 and 10 points for the Tigers, who raced to a commanding 38-15 lead by halftime.

Angela Leonardo was the lone East Providence player to reach double digits, netting a team-high 15 points. Julia Andrade added six.

The win gave the Tigers an even 8-8 record in league play. Tiverton is assured of a spot in next week's Division II championship tournament. For the Townies, the loss dropped East Providence to 5-11. Despite the setback, the Townies remain in contention for one of the last of the 16 berths into the playoffs.

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