PAWTUCKET – After enduring a winless Division I season last winter, the St. Raphael Academy girls’ basketball team came out on top of the Donaldson-Lynch Memorial Basketball Tournament last Saturday night by defeating the tourney’s defending champion, the Tolman/Shea co-op team, 43-32, at the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket.

Last season, Tolman/Shea, which captured the Division III championship, ended SRA’s bid to claim its fifth straight tournament title, but the Saints, who played last Saturday’s game with a limited number of players on their bench, came back to defeat their crosstown rival.

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