Winter Sports News from Martin Middle School
MMS Wrestling Update
The Martin Middle School Wrestling Team is sitting at 2-2 at the winter holiday break. With victories in the last two matches including at home versus Ferri Middle School and on the road at Ponaganset Middle School. The wrestlers are beginning to see what is takes to have success on the mat. MMS Coach Bobby Rodericks continues to work with his wrestlers to prepare them for the second half of the season. The team has been working hard and getting ready including practices during the winter break to continue to improve. The Wildcats under the helm of Coach Rodericks have a strong history of success and MMS looks forward to watching the team compete and get stronger in 2020. The next matches include a Tri-tournament at Martin on Wednesday, January 8th against Barrington and Lincoln as well as a Tri-tournament at Chariho with Martin competing against Kickemuit and Western Hills on January 13th. Martin finishes up its final two matches before the state championship against Western Hills at Martin on 1/15, Martin will travel to Nathaniel Greene in Providence to compete against Nathaniel Greene and Esek Hopkins Middle School.
MMS Girls Basketball Update
Under the direction of Coach Damien Ramos, the MMS Girls Basketball team is working hard and showing improvement since last season. The girls are sitting on a 1-3 record with winning their last game on the road at Birchwood Middle School in North Providence. The team looks to keep it going and put together some great games starting in January. The Wildcats home schedule will be at home versus Veterans MS on 1/7, then in-city rival Riverside MS on 1/14, Western Hills on 1/21, and Park View Middle School at Martin on 1/28. The girls will travel on the road in the following contests at Wiman MS on January 3rd, at UCAP on 1/9, at LaSale on 1/16, at Ricci on 1/23, and finishing the regular season at Paul Cuffee School on 1/30.
MMS Boys Basketball Update
The Wildcat Boys Basketball Team are sitting at 4-1 at the winter break. Coach Chris Kennedy and his team are in second place in the Central Division with victories over Hope Highlands, Bain MS, Deering MS, Birchwood MS and the only loss was to at Feinstein MS in Coventry. The boys’ basketball team’s away schedule will be at Veterans MS on 1/7, then at in-city rival Riverside MS on 1/14, at Western Hills on 1/21, and final regular season road game at Park View Middle School on 1/28. The Wildcat Boys Basketball Team will defend their home gym with games at Martin on the following games Wiman MS on January 3rd, UCAP on 1/9, LaSale on 1/16, Ricci MS on 1/23, and finishing the regular season at home against Paul Cuffee School on 1/30.