Pictured are the Chad Wentland family, of Corsica, with members of the Woonsocket National Honor Society, Woonsocket Student Council and the Artesian-Letcher and Woonsocket baseball teams, who were just some of the kids who helped with the fundraisers held on Thursday night to help the Wentland family with Chad’s fight against cancer.

The highlight of the night for the SCW vs. Corsica-Stickney games played in Woonsocket last Thursday night was the fundraiser that was conducted by the Pony Hills Thunder Baseball team for Chad Wentland. Wentland is from Corsica, and his son is a member of the Corsica-Stickney boys’ basketball team. Wentland is currently fighting neuroendocrine cancer and has been for the past three years. He was most recently informed in October that his cancer had metastasized after tumors were found on his liver and three different bones.

….Read on in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

The Blackhawks basketball teams were busy during their last week of school for the semester. On Tuesday, Dec. 17, they hosted the Hitchcock-Tulare Patriots for a doubleheader in Forestburg. The night started with the girls’ junior varsity game and the young Lady Blackhawks came out on top with a final score of 31-16. Teya Moody led the scoring in the JV game with 10 points. Morgan Schmiedt added six, and Dayton Easton and Jaycee Baruth each had five points.

The junior varsity boys’ game was next on the agenda. Their game ended in a close score of 20-24 and a loss for the young Blackhawks. SCW was led by Brady Larson with seven points. Jeffrey Boschee helped out with four points, and Clay Olinger contributed three points, three assists and three rebounds.

…Read about and see pictures of other games the Blackhawks played over the past week in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.

This year’s basketball season started on Saturday, Dec. 14 with the Blackhawks traveling to take on the Sunshine Bible Academy Crusaders. The Crusaders do not have enough players to have a boys’ junior varsity team, so there were only three games played on Saturday.

Both the girls’ and boys’ teams saw their next action at Sanborn Central in a doubleheader against Hitchcock-Tulare on Tuesday, Dec. 17. Their next home game is Thursday, Dec. 19 (tonight), in a doubleheader in Woonsocket against Corsica-Stickney. Junior varsity games start at 4 p.m. and are followed by the varsity games.

…Read details of the game and see team photos in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

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