PAWTUCKET â€“ Based on his court-side demeanor late in his squadâ€™s intense Division II tussle with North stalwart Scituate High on Tuesday night, St. Raphael Academy head coach Fred Saunders seemed both miffed and anxious at his girlsâ€™ turnovers and lack of offense.
Once the Saints had clinched a solid 44-38 crossover victory over the Spartans, however, he slowly became more gregarious.
â€śThatâ€™s just what we expected from Scituate; they lost to a very good Johnston team last week, and we knew how tough they were,â€ť he grinned after SRA improved to 10-3 overall and a perfect 9-0 in II-Central. â€śWe knew it was going to be a good matchup for us.
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