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Sophomore forward Jase Garner looks for an open teammate as a South Kingstown defender bears down. Photo by Tim Marshall.

Portsmouth High weekend sports roundup

Portsmouth High weekend sports roundup

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School boys’ varsity soccer team fell to 1-4-1 in Division 1 after falling, 4-2, to South Kingstown at home Friday night. The Patriots took an early lead when Nick Marshall scored in the eighth minute of play, but the Rebels scored four straight goals to take a commanding edge. The Patriots’

The Patriots’ Curtis Cory prepares to stiff-arm a Cranston East defender during one of his gains. Photo by Tim Marshall.

Portsmouth topples Cranston East in thriller, 29-25

PORTSMOUTH — “A lot of grit,” Portsmouth Patriots varsity football head coach Ryan Moniz said when asked what his team showed him against Cranston East Friday night. Indeed, the Patriots bent but never broke in a thrilling, 29-25 win in its first Division 1 matchup of the season against the Thunderbolts at home. The Patriots led

The Patriots’ Tristan Krensavage (left) celebrates with teammate Matt Ramos after Ramos scored during their game with Tiverton High School.  Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Portsmouth dominates Tiverton in Injury Fund game

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School varsity football team overwhelmed Tiverton, 27-0, in an abbreviated Injury Fund game played in Bristol Thursday night. Mt. Hope High School hosted the two-quarter exhibition games, which also featured teams from Barrington, Bristol, Middletown and Newport. Tiverton, a Division IV team, had its hands full against the Division I Patriots,

Matt Sewall w:cap closeup

Portsmouth High’s Matt Sewall to play for Bryant in fall

PORTSMOUTH — Matt Sewall will be changing his colors next fall from red, white and blue to black and gold. The Portsmouth High School senior Monday announced his intention to play football for Bryant University, which has offered the Patriots starting quarterback a scholarship package. Bryant College’s Division 1 Bulldogs are part of the Northeast-10 Conference.

Photos by Rich Dionne
Head coach Ryan Moniz consoles senior linebacker William Ryan after the game.

Patriots’ fine season comes to an end at hands of Hendricken

PORTSMOUTH — Coach Ryan Moniz gathered his players into a circle for one final huddle at Bishop Hendricken’s field Tuesday night. In front of him was the scoreboard, which read 36-15 in favor of the Hawks in the Division 1 playoff match-up. The Patriots’ season was over. “Right now is the worst feeling you can

Travis O'Brien of Portsmouth High hangs on to the ball as he is dragged down by East Providence defenders Trystan Casey (left) and Adriano Martins (top). O'Brien scored four touchdowns in the game.

Portsmouth finds big holes against Townies in 55-14 win

PORTSMOUTH — East Providence never had a chance Friday night. The Portsmouth Patriots varsity football team set the tone for the Division 1 matchup at home immediately, when quarterback Matt Sewell kept the ball on the first play from scrimmage and ran 70 yards for a touchdown. Only 22 seconds had ticked off the clock, and

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