PAWT SLATER JR SPARTANS
On Thursday morning, February 17, 2011 at Slater Junior High School in Pawtucket, RI, Slater Jr. High School Spartans boys basketball team members who won the state championship against the Narragansett Mariners 54-51 in overtime on Tuesday February 15th at Bay View Academy are kneeling Justin Farmer, Kevin Gonzalez, Joseph Binda, Chris Duarte, Evan Mathias and Jarod Mainville and standing, left to right, Coach Christopher Walsh, Power Kanga, Josh Alves, Alex Holloway, Cedric Dalomba, Jessie Fernandes and Mario Santos. The Spartans had a 12-0 regular season record and went 4-0 in the playoffs to capture the Rhode Island Principals Committee for Athletics grades 6-8 State Championship. In addition, the Spartans were Metro Division Champions, as well as Northern Division Champions. Butch Adams/The Times.