Barrington, Juanita Sanchez, Chariho, Coventry Advance in Girls State Basketball Tournament

Ken Bell

The Girls State Basketball Tournament opened with top seeded Barrington beating Smithfield, 57 to 41.

Juanita Sanchez earned the right to play the Eagles on Saturday after defeating Middletown, 59 to 33.

Chariho held off North Kingstown, 49 to 44 to advance to play St. Ray’s. 

Coventry surprised Moses Brown with a 58 to 41 victory.  The Oakers move on to play Bay View.