La Salle's Athletic teams enjoyed a mostly positive weekend to begin the Spring season. On Saturday, the Baseball team defeated Johnston High School 5-0 to open their regular season. Over at Conley Stadium, the Girls Outdoor Track and Field team kicked off their campaing by winning the Knights of Columbus' Annual 4 Mile Relay. Friday afternoon saw wins by the Boys Tennis team at East Greenwich, Softball over Bay View, and Freshman Baseball over Bishop Hendricken. The only blemishes on the weekend were the Boys Lacrosse team being upset in overtime by Moses Brown on the Cimini Stadium turf, and the Girls Lacrosse team losing at Moses Brown.
Senior Ryan Ramos went the distance in the Baseball teams' win over Johnston. Peter Rouse had two hits, and Kyle Davenport had a big 6th inning hit to drive in 2 runs for the Rams.
Senior Allyson Walsh, and Juniors Grace Connolly, Emily Kane, and Emily Wilson ran the mile legs on La Salle's winning 4-mile Relay in the K of C Meet. Their winning time was 22:23.0.
Freshman Jack Wilbur won the Freshman Boys Mile at the K of C meet. Wilbur's winning time was 4:53.60.
La Salle took 3 of the 4 singles matches to help them defeat East Greenwich 4-3. Ben Gemma and Michael Stabile won in straight sets, but Alex Phillips had to go to a tie-breaker to win the third set to secure the victory. The doubles team of Simon Quinn and Kyle Chelo gutted out a tough straight sets win with 7-5, 6-4 scores.
Ella Cariglio went the distance for the Lady Rams in their 13-3 win over Bay View. Gabby DeLuca hit a three-run home run to highlight the win. The Lady Rams played flawless defense on the cold afternoon in support of Cariglio's pitching.
After falling behind Hendricken 2-0 in the first inning, and 3-0 later, the Freshman Baseball team stormed back to take a 4-3 win.
The Boys Lacrosse team started fast and had a 5-1 lead, but couldn't hold on. Moses Brown rallied to tie it and won in overtime, 11-10. The Girls Lacrosse team dropped a 16-2 game to the Quakers.