February 6, 2023

Townie/Rogers Co-Op Gymnastics Improving in 2nd Year

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The second-year co-op gymnastics team from EPHS/Rogers competed in the teams second meet of the year in a tri-meet match with Mt. Hope and Westerly high schools on Sunday. The squad continues to build on their skills and confidence. The 6-member squad continues to impress and held their own in a tight meet finishing with a total team score of 109.05.  Westerly High won the competition with a 119.45 score.

“Carter Bessette, a sophomore from EP, has really stepped up this year,” said coach Casey Rapp. “Last year as a freshman, she only competed on floor. This year, she has consistently competed in the all-around and become our leading scorer,” added Rapp. Senior Captain Makena Petsch continues to contribute in the all-around and add more difficulty to her routines. Brettyn Newsome, senior captain from Rogers, has greatly improved on vault and added difficulty to her bar and beam routines to help increase her scores. MK Boudreau, a senior from EP, is a newcomer this year and has worked hard to compete in the all-around. Her floor routine is a crowd pleaser and she has become more consistent with her skills. Lily McKenna (freshman, Rogers) competed a new vault to add to the lineup. Jade Taswell (freshman, EP) had a huge improvement in her floor score.

Carter Bessette scored 8.05 on the Vault, 5.8 on the Bars, 7.35 on the Beam and an 8.4 on the Floor. MK Boudreau scored 7.65 on the Vault, 5.45 on the Bars, 5.75 on the beam and a 7.9 on Floor. Lily McKenna scored 10.1 on the Vault and 5.25 on the Beam. Brettyn Newsome scored a 7.05 on Vault, 4.55 on Bars, 6.3 on Beam and a 6.95 on Floor. Makena Petsch scored 8.2 on Vault, 4.9 on Bars, 7.35 onBeam and a 7.4 on Floor. Jade Taswell scored 4.1 on Bars and a 4.1 on Floor.

The squad’s next match will be on January 28th at Stride Gymnastics in Swansea, Mass. Against Middletown and Portsmouth.

Today, Monday, January 23, 2023 athletic events for East Providence middle and high school:

4:15pm Basketball: HS Boys Freshman vs. Cumberland High School @ Cumberland High School
4:30pm Wrestling: Exeter-West Greenwich Junior High vs. Riverside Middle School @ Riverside Middle
4:30pm Wrestling: Davisville Middle School vs. Martin Middle School @ Martin Middle School
5:15pm Basketball: EPHS Boys JV vs. Westerly @ Westerly High School Federico Gymnasium
7:00pm EPHS Basketball: Boys Varsity vs. Westerly @ Westerly High School Federico Gymnasium

Today Events St. Mary’s Bay View:

3:00pm- 4:30pm Crew Wellness Center Winter Training
3:00pm- 5:00pm
5:00pm Ice Hockey: Girls Varsity Burrillville/Ponaganset/Bay View Girls Hockey Co-op vs. Smithfield/Coventry/MB Girls Hockey Co-op @ Smithfield Municipal Ice Rink.
7:15pm- Swimming: Girls Varsity vs. Westerly @ Fox Point Boys' & Girls' Club

Providence Country Day School Events:

Basketball - MS-B Girls 3:30 PM Home vs. West Bay Christian Academy
Basketball - Varsity Girls vs Hope Basketball 4:00 PM Away
Basketball - JV Boys 5:15 PM Away at Cranston High East
Basketball - Varsity Boys at Cranston High School West 7:00 PM 

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