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WEST WARWICK -- Senior captain Ryan Barry scored twice and set up two other goals on Friday night to lead East Providence to a 4-3 victory over West Warwick in the Division III opener for both teams at the West Warwick Civic Center.
Matt Hall and Paul Lukas added the Towniesâ€™ other goals, and freshman Ryan Costa had a pair of assists, and goalie Shawn Medeiros turned away 20 shots.
The Townies are back home tonight for their home opener at Lynch Arena, as they host Scituate in a 9:30 p.m. matchup.
Tolman falls to Johnston/N.P. co-op team
SMITHFIELD -- The Johnston/North Providence co-op squad kicked off its defense of its Division III championship on Friday night by skating to a 4-1 victory over Tolman at the Smithfield Ice Rink.
Four different players scored for the co-op team, which outshot the Tigers by a 23-22 margin. Jared Pedro scored the Tigersâ€™ goal off assists from Zachary Belasco and Ed Reall.
The early schedule doesnâ€™t get any easier for the Tigers, who will take on Cranston East tonight at 7:40 p.m. at Cranston Stadium. The Thunderbolts rolled to a 16-0 conquest of Woonsocket in their opener on Friday night.