EPHS Girls Soccer On a Roll
Townies 8-0-1 in First Place
The Townie girls soccer team sits in first place atop the Division II standings after a fast start to the season. EP is 8-0 with one tie to date. The tie came in an exciting 2-2 game against previously unbeaten Moses Brown. In a Friday September 22nd contest the Townies were trailing 1-0 when Alyssa DeOliveira scored twice to take the lead for EP. Morgan Plouffe of Moses Brown scored the game tying goal late in the match. "Mia Jackson had 8 great saves for us and Alyssa's goals along with great team play by everyone kept us in the game," said head coach Angelo Pizzi of the Townies. Moses Brown eventually lost a 1-0 game to Westerly as East Providence remains unbeaten in first place.
On Monday, September 30th East Providence rolled over Toll Gate 4-0 on goals by Hailee Mantiega, Olivia Williams, Savannah Feola and Kayla Hannon. Olivia Williams had an assist and Tessa Laroche had 3 assists along with Mia Jackson's 2 saves. The Townies were aggressive on offense as they fired 22 shots on Toll Gate goal. In contrast the Titans only managed 2 shots against the Townies defense and goalie.
In other action last month the Townies were behind at the half 1-0 when EP answered in the 2nd half with goals by Aaliyah Pattie, Olivia Williams and Alyssa DeOliveira. Townie assists were from Alyssa DeOliveira and Savannah Feola. Mia Jackson had three saves in goal.
East Providence also handled Johnston 8-1 with 3 goals and an assist by by Alyssa DeOliviera. Ashley Cassino-Henrique added 2 goals and an assist while goals were also scored by Hailee Manteiga, Jordyn Brogan and Olivia Williams. Savannah Feola had 2 assists and Lily Budnick and Briana Lopes added an assist each. Kaylee Davenport was impressive with 3 saves in goal for the Townies.
EP defeated Lincoln School 7-0 with 3 goals and an assist from Ashley Cassino-Henrique. Alyssa DeOliveira chipped in 2 goals and an assist and Kayla Hannon and Hailee Manteiga each added a goal. Olivia Williams had 3 assists while Aaliyah Pattie and Tessa Laroche had assists. Mia Jackson recorded 3 saves in net.
Standings - Division II Girls Soccer:
East Providence8 - 0 - 1
Moses Brown7 - 1 - 1
Pilgrim High7 - 1 - 0
Wheeler School5 - 4 - 1
N. Smithfield5 - 2 - 0
Ponaganset High4 - 4 - 1
Westerly High 4 - 3 - 1
Middletown High3 - 3 - 2
Chariho High3 - 2 - 1
Exeter/W Green3 - 2 - 0
West Warwick2 - 4 - 2
N Providence2 - 5 - 1
St. Raphael2 - 6 - 0
Mt. St. Charles1 - 5 - 1
Lincoln School1 - 6 - 1
Toll Gate 1 - 8 - 0
Johnston High0 - 7 - 1
October Girls Soccer Schedule:
Wed 10/02 - 3:30 pm North Smithfield at Pierce Field
Fri 10/04 - 4:00 pm at Pilgrim
Wed 10/09 - 3:30 pm Ponaganset at Pierce Field
Fri 10/11 - 3:30 pm at St. Raphael
Wed 10/16 - 4:00 pm at West Warwick
Mon 10/21 - 6:00 pm Westerly at Pierce Field
Wed 10/23 - 4:15 pm at Wheeler