Archive - Sep 6, 2011 - Sports Article
PAWTUCKET â€” The soccer fields at the McKinnon/Alves complex can handle the kind of rain that pelted its plush grass on Tuesday afternoon.
â€śThe city really did a great job with these fields,â€ť Tolman coach Jack Couto said after his Tigers opened their league season with a 2-0 victory over Moses Brown. â€śIt was great we were able to get this game in today.â€ť
The Tigers and Quakers played through a scoreless first half before Tolmanâ€™s Manny Wongen, a speedy forward, broke through for a pair of goals in the second half.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. â€” Starting Wednesday night the Pawtucket Red Sox â€” whatâ€™s left of the club, that is â€” will dead aim at the Governorsâ€™ Cup trophy, which is presented to the top International League team following the conclusion of two best-of-five series.
Game 1 of the opening round brings the division champion PawSox to Allentown, Pa., home of fellow I.N. North foe and wild-card entry Lehigh Valley. The first two games are at Coca-Cola Park with the final three to be played at McCoy Stadium over the weekend.