Number one seed, CLCF (Malloy) 7th Grade Travel team captured the RIYBA Gold State Championship on March 11. In playoff action, CLCF defeated Portsmouth (Conheeny) 50-36; Johnston (Bedrosian) 57-31; and West Warwick 45-33. CLCF finished the season with 35 wins and 4 losses in the division that has 35 teams. This group has won its second consecutive RI State Championship. In 2016-17 season CLCF (Malloy) took the 6th grade state title. The 2017-18 season was dedicated to Hendricken La Crosse Coach Kevin Murray. Coach Murray succumbed to cancer on February 5. Pictured (from left first row) Randy Guzman, Marcus Chung, Michael Paquette, Chris Feliz and Nick D’Amore; (second row from left to right) Coach Diogenes Capellan, Asst. Mikeicha Malloy, CLCF Director Anthony Travelyn, Coach Mike Malloy, Lucian Spremullo, Lorenzo Flores, Will Outar, Mikellen Malloy, Jacob Shepherd, Coach Gary Spremullo and Asst. George Shepherd. Absent from photo is Jake Murray.