St. Mary's Bay View Academy Sports Update
The BayView/ Burrillville/Ponaganset Co-Op hockey team finished 15-1 atop the Division this year as they entered state championship play. In a tremendously played hockey game, the South County Co-Op defeated the Bay View Co-Op squad, 2-1 to take the state title.
In Basketball championship play, the Bengals defeated South Kingstown in Elite 8 action before being eliminated by Moses Brown in an overtime thriller 52-47. In earlier action, Bay View eventually distanced themselves from South Kingstown and picked up an impressive 50-34 win. A 22-6 run for the Bengals put away the Rebels as Antonia Corsinetti scored a game-high 18 points. Corsinetti hit on 4 key three-point shots. Maya Solomon-Messier also scored 16 points for the victors.
The basketball season record was 18-10 overall with a league record of 14-4. The team placed 2nd in Division 1 Central. Madison D' Ambra 2nd Team All Division; Maya Soloman Messier made 2nd Team All Division. Honorable Mention All Division were: Antonia Corsinetti, Cassie Pare, Melaina Emidy, and Jazlyn Contreras.
BV Indoor Track Team Honored by Rhode Island Track & Field Coaches’ Association:
The Indoor Track Team was honored to receive the Team Sportsmanship Award at the Indoor Awards Banquet on March 20th. “This award speaks to how well you represent yourselves, your team and school, and your community. It also shows that teams/coaches around the state have noticed and appreciate your hard work and dedication,” said Coach Lacey Craker.
Team Roster: Diana Bianco-Riley,12, 3rd Team All-Division, 2nd Team All-Class, Qualified for New England Championship. Sarah Conti, 11, Olivia Foster, 9, Alexandra Cianfarani, 11, Olivia Granatiero, 10, broke school record in 4x400 relay, Qualified for New England Championship. Claire Hanlon, 12, 3rd Team All-Division; Academic All-State. Aliya Barrows, 10, 3rd Team All Division, 2nd Team All-State, broke school record in 4x400 relay, Qualified for New England Championship. Ae Jee Booth, 10, Emily Conley, 9, Clara Cruz, 10, Coaches Award Recipient, broke school record in 4x800 relay, Qualified for New England Championship. Allison Dillon, 11, Olympia Good, 12, Amy Hurst, 9, Rylee Marin, 9, Leah Sirmalis, 12, Perissa Sousa, 10, Josseline Vasquez, 10, Hanna O’Connor, 10, 1st Team All-Division, 3rd Team All-Class, broke school record in 4x400 relay, Qualified for New England Championship. Grace Farrow, 10, Noelya DeLacruz, 11, 2nd Team All-Division. Sarah Bain, 12, Academic All-State, broke school record in 4x800 relay, Qualified for New England Championship. Christine Kulsic, 11, Ishita Rai, 9, Emma Shaw, 10, broke school record in 4x800 relay, Qualified for New England Championship. Emily Smith, 10, Rachel Taraian, 12, Susanna Mello, 11, Caitlyn Murphy, 10, 3rd Team All-Division, broke school record in 4x400 relay and 4x800 relay, Qualified for New England Championship. Emma North, 10, Caitlin Fogerty, 11.
The Swim Team had a great season with strong young swimmers, and senior Kate Magill, (4-time state Champ in the 500 free, committed to swimming for DI Fordham University next year).
This year, Bay View started an equestrian club. They ride at Silverstone Stables in Rehoboth, and compete in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association.