Clippers, Skippers dominate divisionals

North Kingstown and Cumberland proved no contest for their competition in their respective divisional meets on Tuesday night. The Skippers defeated second-place Rogers, 140-59, in a Southern Division match-up. In the Northern Division, it was the Clippers by a score of 142-64 over runner-up Mount St. Charles Academy.

North Kingstown had a double-winning performance from senior Stephen Cirella, who captured the long jump with a leap of 21 feet. 1.75 inches and was first in the shot put with a heave of 49-1.5. Youth played a big part in the victory for the Skippers. Freshman Sam Toolin broke the tape in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4 minutes, 9.5 seconds. Jack Perrault, another talented ninth-grader,  set a PR of 1:29.43 to take the 600m. Sophomore Randol Denney was victorious in the 300m at 37.50.

Sean Laverty paced the Clippers by winning the 1,500m (4:07.66) and the 1,000m (2:39.26) and with his 2:01 leg on the first-place 4x800m relay that was timed in 8:23.54.  Central Falls' Yeury Galva clocked the second fastest time in the state in the 300m with a winning 36.28 effort. He also won the 55m dash at 6.75. Woonsocket's Jared Briere continued his consistency in the weight throw with a first-place distance of 65-10.

Northern-Southern Division

Providence Career and Technical School  Providence, RI 
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300mF 6 1st36.26Yeury GalvaCentral Falls Senior High School
1000mF 2 1st2:39.26Sean LavertyCumberland
1500mF 2 1st4:07.66Sean LavertyCumberland
1500mF 2 1st4:09.72Sam ToolinNorth Kingstown High School
1500mF 2 2nd4:11.54Ethan WyllieNorth Kingstown High School
3000mF 1 1st8:54.28Charles BergMount Saint Charles Academy
WTF 1 1st65-10Jared BriereWoonsocket High School
WTF 1 2nd60-11.25Mike CoppolinoCumberland
WTF 1 3rd59-6Jacob GreenlessWoonsocket High School
WTF 1 4th57-9.5Dilyn CoteWoonsocket High School
WTF 1 5th52-2Raikwon WoodmanseeWoonsocket High School