BHS Sports: Freshman scores 24, leads Eagles past Quakers

Girls basketball team crushes Moses Brown, 52-24

Posted 2/3/21

Two freshmen contributed key points and helped the Barrington High School girls basketball team defeat Moses Brown 52-24 on Thursday.

Barrington freshman Dani Ceseretti led all scorers with 24 …

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BHS Sports: Freshman scores 24, leads Eagles past Quakers

Girls basketball team crushes Moses Brown, 52-24

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Two freshmen contributed key points and helped the Barrington High School girls basketball team defeat Moses Brown 52-24 on Thursday.

Barrington freshman Dani Ceseretti led all scorers with 24 points and had 10 assists, while her classmate Lindsey Lemay finished the game with six points. Caroline McConaghy also scored with 10 points for the Eagles.

The victory over Moses Brown followed a lopsided win over Juanita Sanchez, 65-31 on Jan. 26. McConaghy scored a game-high 19 points, while Ceseretti finished with 16 points and had 13 assists.

Barrington will host Wheeler School on Wednesday, Feb. 3.

Boys basketball

The Barrington High School boys basketball team lost to Mt. Pleasant 51-47 on Wednesday, Jan. 27.

Ethan Coutu and Matt Raffa led the Eagles in scoring, each finishing with 13 points, while Sean Bonneau went 6-for-7 from the free throw line and finished with eight points. Connor Sullivan pitched in with five points and Brigham Dunphy added four.

On Friday, Jan. 29, Barrington defeated East Providence, 63-59. Coutu led all scorers with 20 points, including three 3-pointers, while Raffa knocked down four 3-pointers and finished with 19 points. Bonneau added seven, Sullivan had six and Dunphy finished with four.

Barrington’s record is 3-1.

Girls indoor track

Members of the Barrington High School girls indoor track team continued to show progress, performing well in a recent dual meet. Weight throwers Mackenzie Stephens, Sasha Westrick and Meghan Coyne finished first, second and third, respectively, in the event.

Barrington student-athletes also swept the top three spots in the 600-meter race. Tess Gagliano finished first, Lindsay Turgeon was second and Maria Gunness was third.

Meg Zitzmann won the 3,000-meter race and ran a leg of the second-place 4x400-meter relay race. Olivia Johnson, Gunness and Turgeon teamed up with Zitzmann in the event.

Barrington’s Dani Hood, Chelsea Duncan, Helena Defanti and Sophia Ford teamed up to finish second in the 4x200-meter relay race.

Sophomores Violet Gagliano and Kyle Keough competed well — Violet finished second in the 300-meter race and Kyle was second in the 1,000-meter race. Ashleigh Wallen finished third in the high jump, clearing 4 feet, 8 inches.

“We also had a number of freshmen get their feet wet by competing in their first high school track and field competition,” Coach Ed Roskiewicz said. “All of this was exciting for me to watch and I look forward to seeing everyone progress in their respective events as we move forward in the season.”

Boys indoor track

Jackson Duffy won the 55-meter hurdles to lead the Barrington High School boys indoor track team in its recent dual meet.

Meanwhile, Will Sanchez, Aaron Brady, Andrew Blazewicz and Nico Arce teamed up to win the 4x200-meter relay.

Jackson Montour, Keegan Gasbarro, Holden Vaughan, and Andrew Harris finished second in the 4x400-meter relay.

Three Eagles finished in the top five in the high jump. Thomas McAdams was third, clearing 5 feet, 6 inches, while Blazewicz and Eli Terrell tied for fourth, clearing 5 feet, 4 inches.

McAdams finished fourth in the long jump; Holden Vaughan was fourth in the 1,500; and Asher Robbins was fourth in the weight throw.

“We are faring very well so far, and looking forward to seeing how things continue to develop,” said Barrington High School coach Bill Barrass.

Girls ice hockey

The East Bay girls co-op ice hockey team lost to LaSalle Academy 5-2 on Saturday, Jan. 30. Kat Barker and Sarah Yee each scored goals for the Eagles. Mallory Cox and Yee tallied assists also.

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