The quest for the D-III State
Championship continues at Portsmouth Abbey
on Friday, March 11 at & 7pm against Mount Hope. Tickets are going fast so get to the
box office or get your tix on line at
Townies sweep into
semi-finals with shut out of Wizards
recorded a hat trick while D.J. Donahue, Trevor Medeiros, Kyle Walmsley, and Keith Marquis all added a goal each as
the Townies defeated West Warwick 7-0 in Saturday night’s quarter-final
playoff tilt at West Warwick. John Andrews made 23 saves for the
Townies as they advance to play defending D-III state champion Mount Hope.
Wizards in playoff opener
Kyle Walmsley, Nick Costello, James Hall,
Harrison Jones, and Peter Saunders all lit the lamp on Friday night as East Providence jumped out to a 1-0 lead in their
best of three playoff series with a 6-1 victory over West
Warwick. The Townies
led from start to finish and outshout the Wizards 46-12 in what was a
dominant performance on both ends of the ice. The Townies hope to finish off the
Wizards on Saturday night at 7:30 at West Warwick.
East Providence High
School players D.J. Donahue, John Andrews, James Hall,
Harrison Jones, and Trevor Medeiros have all been selected to the
Division III- Coaches Association All-Division Team.
Hobey Baker Award
Donhue will also be honored as the East Providence Hobey Baker Award Winner. The Hobey
Baker Award is given to the player that best exemplifies the
characteristics of integrity, leadership, sportsmanship, and academic
excellence. Donahue will meet with
Governor Chafee and the RI General Assembly and also be recognized at a
future Providence Bruins game.
Costello was presented with the 2011 Townie Award which is given annually
to the player who exemplifies Townie Pride. Nick has earned the respect of his
teammates and coaching staff with his dedication, hard work,
selflessness, and tenacity.
2/25- 2/26 East Providence 6 Cranston East
3 East Providence 4 Tolman 3
Weekend sweep propels Townies to third
seed in DIII Tourney
Providence defeated Cranston East on Friday night by a score of 6 to 3 in
a dominant performance that was highlighted by 2 goals a piece by James
Hall and Trevor Medeiros. D.J.
Donahue and Kevin Hall each added a goal and John Andrews picked up the
win between the pipes.
On Saturday night the Townies honored their ten senior players and senior
captain D.J. Donahue lit the lamp twice as East Providence came back from
a 3-2 deficit to post a 4-3 victory over Tolman. Nick Costello and Ryan Barry each
contributed a goal and senior goaltender John Andrews was outstanding in
the third period to preserve the Townie lead. The Townies finished the regular season
February 21, 2011
Townies tame Tigers
Costello, Trevor Medeiros, Peter Saunders, Ryan Barry and Kyle Walmsley all scored as East
Providence defeated Tolman at Smithfield on Monday
night. Saunders also picked up two
assists and John Andrews made 18 saves as the Townies moved to 9-4-1 in
February 18, 2011
Townies blow away Hurricanes
and Harrison Jones each scored twice as East Providence shut out Warwick
Veterans 6-0 on Saturday night at Thayer Arena. John Andrews and Shawn Medeiros
combined for the shut out in the Townie net.
February 12, 2011
Cranston East 1 East Providence 0
Bolts edge Townies
Providence could not capitalize on a number of good scoring opportunities
and displayed the expected rust from a disjointed two weeks of practice and
the cancellation of last weekend’s game against Tolman
due to roof problems at Lynch Arena.
John Andrews was excellent in net for the Townies but Cranston
East’s goal at 5:45 of the third period held up despite a furious flurry
of Townie shots in the final seconds of the contest.
January 29, 2011
East Providence 9 Woonsocket 1
Medeiros’ hat trick leads
Townies past Villa Novans
Trevor Medeiros scored three times and Kyle Walmsley
found the back of the net twice as East Providence improved to 6-3-1 in
league play with a 9-1 victory over Woonsocket at Lynch Arena Friday
night. Ryan Barry had a goal and
two assists, Nick Costello and Keith Marquis chipped in with a goal each,
and D.J. Donahue picked up a goal and an assist for the Townies. Freshman forward Sean Feeney, playing
in his Townie debut, picked up the helper on Donahue’s third period goal
for the first point of his high school career. Shawn Medeiros turned back nine shots
to pick up the win between the pipes for the Townies.
January 28, 2011
4 Mount Hope 3
Townies to big comeback win vs. Mt.
heading into the third period, East Providence mounted a tremendous
comeback and defeated the defending D-III champion Huskies 4-3 at
Portsmouth Abbey Friday night.
Trevor Medeiros started the comeback with a semi break-away goal
set up by Ryan Barry in the opening minutes of the third period. D.J. Donahue followed with an outstanding
individual effort goal and then slapped the game winner into the back of
the net on a Townie power play with just over two minutes remaining in
the contest. Kevin Hall started
the scoring for East Providence
with a blocked shot break-away goal in the first period and John Andrews
picked up the win with solid play between the pipes. East
Providence’s “White Line” of Keith Marquis, Alec
D’Amico, and Kyle Walmsley were outstanding on the fore-check and provided a big boost to the Townie
cause. Josh Rocha turned in a
solid defensive effort on the Townie blue line.
January 22, 2011
4 East Providence 2
Huskies upend Townies in hard
Townies lost a heartbreaker against streaking (8 straight wins) Mount
Hope as they took a 2 to 1 lead into the final four minutes of play but
could not hold on for the win.
James Hall accounted for both Townie goals and the East Providence fore-checking resulted in an East Providence
territorial and shot advantage for most of the night. John Andrews was solid in net as he
held the league’s number one offense to only three goals, as the fourth
was an empty netter.
January 15, 2011
Townies trounce Villa Novans
James Hall, Trevor Medeiros, and Harrison Jones all had hat tricks to
lead the Townies to a 18-0 victory against Woonsocket at Mt. St.
Charles. John Andrews and Shawn
Medeiros combined for the shut out while sophomore defenseman Patrick
Moore and freshman wing Josh Letendre picked up
their first points of the year.
January 8, 2011
East Providence 9 West Warwick 1
Townies skate past Wizards as
the offense begins to click
spending the first three weeks of the season starving for goals, East
Providence has scored 25 in their last four games. A combination of tenacious
fore-checking and good puck movement resulted in a dominating effort on
Saturday night at Lynch Arena in Pawtucket. Trevor Medeiros and James Hall each
scored twice while Nick Costello, D.J. Donahue, Josh Rocha, Troy Derrick,
and Kyle Walmsley all chipped in with a goal
each as the Townies avenged a 3-1 New Year’s Eve loss to West
Warwick. Senior defenseman
Harrison Jones recorded 3 assists while John Andrews (14 sv) and Shawn Medeiros combined to turn away 17
January 7, 2011
East Providence 9 Warwick
Hall’s hat trick leads Townies
scored three times, D.J. Donahue twice, and Matt Hall, Keith Marquis,
Josh Rocha, and Harrison Jones all lit the lamp once as East Providence cruised to a 9-0
victory Friday night at Lynch Arena.
John Andrews and Shawn Medeiros combined for the shut-out as the
Townies moved to 2-2-1 in league play.
January 1,2 @
URI Boss Holiday Tournament
South Kingstown 5 East Providence 4
Prout 6 East Providence 3
played “up” a division at the Boss Invitational Holiday Tournament over the
New Year’s weekend and fell to the Rebels and Crusaders on Saturday and
Sunday respectively. East Providence
outshot both opponents and carried the play against SK but Peter
Saunders’ game tying goal was washed out by referees who did not see the
puck hit the back of the net. (It was New Year’s day…) James Hall scored
twice while Saunders and Ryan Barry each picked up one goal. On Sunday, The Townies were locked in a
good battle until Prout broke the game open in
the third with three unanswered goals.
Trevor Medeiros, Kevin Hall, and James Hall accounted for the
Townies’ three goals.
December 31, 2010
Wizards shock Townies
significant territorial advantage and 38 shots on net, East
Providence ended up on the wrong side of a 3-1 final against West Warwick on New Years’ Eve. The Townies cut a 2-0 deficit to 2-1
when Matt Hall scored half way through the third period. The Townies finished the final minute
with an extra skater and a number of scoring opportunities but could not
find the back of the net. John
Andrews played well in the cage for the Townies as he turned back 21
December 18, 2010
Townies can’t handle Panthers
Providence dropped their second consecutive game to undefeated
Johnston/NP by a score of 3-1 on Saturday night at Lynch Arena. East
Providence cut a 2-0 deficit in half early in
the third period but could not score again as they fell to 1-1-1 on the
season. James Hall scored the
Townies’ only goal on an assist from Nick Costello and John Andrews
played well again in net, turning back 21 shots.
December 11, 2010
Townies fall to Johnston/NP in
East Providence came back from a 3-1 third
period deficit but could not hold off a sustained Johnston/NP attack in
overtime as they came away on the short end of a 4-3 overtime loss on
Saturday night at Lynch Arena.
Ryan Barry, Nick Costello, and D.J. Donahue all scored for the
Townies and John Andrews turned back 22 shots as East Providence earned a point in the
standings but evened its season record to 1-1. The Townies won’t have to wait long to
have their chance to even the season series with the Panthers, as the two
teams face off again next Saturday at Lynch.