March 20, 2019

Special Olympics of Rhode Island 2019 Traditional Basketball Tournament

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Special Olympics of Rhode Island recently held their 2019 Traditional Basketball Tournament. This tournament was held at the Wheeler School on Wednesday, February 16th and at the Peterson Recreation Center at Providence College. A total of 25 teams from across the state competed in the tournament.

The regular season was once again cut short due to snow storms. Team 1 posted a regular season record of 2-2 and placed 4th in their division at the tournament at Providence College, while Team 2 posted a 3-1 regular season record and then won the GOLD medal in their division at the tournament at the Wheeler School.

Team 1 members : Michael Aguiar, Matthew Allienello, Michael Bullock, Luis Cortijo, Jonathan Solis, & Brian Vieira.
Head Coach – Nathan Patch

Team 2 members : Jessica Bullock, Katherine Carcieri, Geoffrey Carpenter, Michael Conheeny, Benjamin Patch, Lauren Pereira, & Toneka Rocha.

Head Coach – Jim Bullock Assistant Coach – Al Carpenter
I would like to thank Special Olympics of Rhode Island, Providence College, The Wheeler School, the referees, and everyone involved in this season’s Traditional Basketball program. I would also like to thank Diane Carpenter for being our “official” scorer.

If anyone wants to know more about the Special Olympics program, here in East Providence, they can contact me.
James M. Bullock
93 Ruth Ave.
Rumford, RI 02916

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