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Newport Whalers U14 Bantam A Team Championship Win

Back row: Beckett Dionne, Coach Dan O’Connor, Kaia Brown, Ethan LaBollita, Danny Hart, Michael Wilkes, Nathan Carpenter, Luke West, Ben Browne, Lukas Grotteberg, Grayson Hawkins, Coach Tucker West
Middle row: Eleanor Lial, Rafe Dionne, Gavin Avila, Jack Godbout, Hugo Lyman, Caleb Steen
Kneeling: Hadrian O’Dougherty, Alex O’Shea

The Southcoast Hockey League ( ) Championship games were held at Thayer Arena in Warwick on Saturday, March 11th and Sunday, March 12th.

The Whalers U14 A team entered the Championships at #1 in the division and won the first game against Southern Rhode Island Jr. Rams 4-1 and the final game against the Martha’s Vineyard Mariners 7-2.

The team includes players who have been playing together since pre-school in the Newport Whalers “Learn to Skate” program for Coaches Dan O’Connor and Tucker West. Now many of them play for Portsmouth High School, RMT (Rogers/Middletown/Tiverton Co-Op), and Mt. Hope High School/East Bay Huskies.


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