PAWTUCKET â€“ The learning curve is steep and slippery for Tolman Highâ€™s talented but inexperienced squad.
The Tigers, who started off this breakthrough Division I campaign with four wins in their first five league games, hit a wall over the past two days. First they dropped an 11-2 verdict to unbeaten North Kingstown on Thursday and then on Friday they fell to Toll Gate by an 8-5 score in eight innings.
â€śWe were never in the North Kingstown game,â€ť Tolman coach Craig Giarrusso admitted on Friday afternoon following the disappointing loss to Toll Gate. â€śBut this game today, we let it get away from us. It was an uphill battle. I thought we did some good things. We just made some mistakes and gave them a few extra outs. You canâ€™t give a good team like Toll Gate any extra chances.â€ť
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