Girls’ hoop ready for Fenwick showdown...

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Published February 26, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI PEABODY — Last Friday, the seedings for the Division 3 North state tournament came out and the Lynnfield High girls’ basketball team found out who they would open up with. The Pioneers, who finished at 13-6 this season, received the fifth seed and they were able to get a first round bye. However, they will have to play their first postseason game on the road as they will travel to Peabody to take on Bishop Fenwick on Friday night (Feb. 28) at 7 p.m. The Crusaders, a team out of the Catholic Central League, enter the game at 14-6 as they are the 4th seed. “I have scouted them, but they were missing their center who was injured, and I am not sure if she is going to be back for...

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Northeastern Conference champion PLNR prepares for Plymouth in prelims...

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Flynn and Ganter named All-Stars Published February 26, 2020 PEABODY — The Peabody/Lynnfield/North Reading girls’ co-op hockey team collected a league title and a Carlin Cup to close out their terrific 2019-20 regular season. The 14-5-1 Tanners earned the No. 9 seed in the Div. 1 state tournament and will meet No. 24 Plymouth (9-7-4) in the preliminary round on Wednesday night, 5:15 p.m. at McVann-O’Keefe. The winner will play the winner of No. 8 Boston Latin vs. No. 25 Mansfield/Oliver Ames/Foxboro in the first round.  The team also had five All-Stars named in the Northeastern Conference: Lynnfield’s Jen Flynn and Reilly Ganter and North Reading’s Sammie Mirasolo, Jeny Collins and Jenna DiNapoli.  Last Friday night, these players competed in a series of on-ice events along with the other league team’s All-Stars. Mirasolo, who...

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Pioneers topped by Gloucester in finale...

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Falls to North Andover in tourney opener Published February 26, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI GLOUCESTER — In their final game of the regular season on Feb. 19, the Lynnfield High boys hockey team was nipped by host Gloucester 4-3 at Talbot Rink in a non-league contest. With that defeat, the Pioneers finished the regular season at 11-7-2 while the Fishermen, who completed the season sweep over the Pioneers, ended up at 12-5-3. In the first period, the hosts scored the game’s first two goals both netted by E.J. Field. Jack Costanzo assisted on both of them as one of them came on the power play. The Pioneers got on the scoreboard late in the first on a goal by Dan Mack with 3:25 left. John Simonetti and Ronnie Fuccillo both assisted. In the second, Costanzo made...

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Sean McCullough places second at Division 2 state tourney...

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Published February 26, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO MILTON — Lynnfield-North Reading co-op wrestling senior captain Sean McCullough had a stellar performance during the Division 2 state tournament at Milton High School last weekend. Sean McCullough placed second in the 182 lb. for the second straight year. He began the first round of the tournament pinning North Attleboro’s Montrell Jackson at 1:29. He defeated Shepherd Hill’s Ethan Ayotte, the Central sectional champion, by fall at 5:15 during the quarterfinals. Sean McCullough defeated Woburn’s David Langlois, the Metro sectional champion, by a 10-6 decision during the semifinals. “This was a very competitive match that seesawed back-and-forth,” said Black and Gold head coach Craig Stone. “The match was not decided until the end.” Danvers’ Russ Canova pinned Sean McCullough at 5:22 in the finals. Canova had previously...

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• Probate Gianna Silvestri • Probate Savannah...

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