March 22, 2019

EP Townie Baseball & Softball Start Season With Wins

EPYSA Finishes Season Strong


EP Townies Baseball Win
The East Providence Townies varsity baseball team started the season with a bang by defeating Toll Gate High 9-2 on Thursday, April 5th. The Townies Julian Reis had two hits and drove in four runs. Toll Gate jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the second inning but EP tied the game in its half of the second on a Clayton Cook RBI.

The Townies widened the gap with another run in the fourth and four more in the sixth inning, with Reis, Alvin Cajigas, and Keegan Seagrave each knocking in runs for EP.

The Townies Ben Sears pitched into the sixth inning. Sears was impressive with eleven strikouts while giving up just four hits. Seth Daly pitched one inning of relief to help cement the Townies win.

"It was a great start to our season," said Townie coach Bobby Rodericks. "We hit the ball well with 12 hits. Ben (Sears) not only pitched well but had three hits himself," added the Townie coach. The Townies will host Moses Brown at Pierce Stadium on Friday, April 13th.

Townies Softball Bops Toll Gate 21-0
The Townies drilled Toll Gate in a 21-0 shortened game on Saturday April 7th. at Warwick. The Townies Emma DaSilva drove in four runs including a homerun. Rebecca Landry chipped in three hits and two RBI's. EP scored 8 runs in the first inning and then crossed the plate eleven times in the third inning. The game was called after five innings. The Townies amassed 20 hits in five innings.

The Townies have home games behind the high school coming up on: Tue 4/10 -3:45 pm vs. Tolman; Tue 4/17 -4:00 pm vs. Chariho; Sat 4/21 -1:00 pm vs. North Smithfield and Sun 4/22 -7:00 pm vs. Pilgrim.

St. Mary's Bay View Softball Action
Bay View softball rallied against Bishop Feehan in a March 31st game but fell just short in an 8-7 loss. Bay View scored three runs in the 7th and last inning but ran out of time. Bay View out hit Bishop Feehan eleven to ten in the game. On Saturday, April 7th, Bay View won an Injury fund contest, 7-1.

Thanks to Narrative Science and GameChanger Media for sports stats.

EPYSA Finishes 2nd After OT Penalty Kick 
The U14 Boys coached by Bob DaSilva, Chris Kudarauskas, and Scott Peters culminated their indoor season today with exciting playoff performances. They finished 2nd to a tough Noreaster team in a final game that ended 0-0 after two halves and extra time. "The decision came down to penalty kicks in a great game," said coach Bob DaSilva. "Our boys fell short on one of the kicks but it was a great season. In the end they are all champions to us."

The East Providence Youth Soccer Association was founded in 2016 to offer the children of East Providence and surrounding communities the opportunity to participate in a soccer program where youth development will be a priority.


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