Bella Piette weight throw

Woonsocket High sophomore Bella Piette earned Second-Team All-New England honors in the 20-pound weight at last week’s championship meet at the Providence Career & Technical Academy field house by taking second place in the event with a throw of 45 feet, 2 3/4 inches.

PROVIDENCE – Bella Piette joined a long list of Woonsocket High throwers to earn All-New England honors in the weight throw last Wednesday, March 1, at the New England Weight Championships at the Providence Career & Technical Academy field house, as the Villa Novan sophomore earned Second-Team honors with her runner-up finish in the 20-pound event.

Piette delivered a throw of 45 feet, 2 3/4 inches to edge the third-place finisher, Narragansett High senior Kylee Bennett, by 2 3/4 inches. The winner was Lincoln High senior and Brown University commit Jillian Leahy, who launched a throw of 52 feet, 5 3/4 inches.

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