Lynnfield Sports

Pioneers edged by Austin Prep in North Finals, 2-0

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Pioneers edged by Austin Prep in North Finals, 2-0

Lynnfield beats Dracut 5-4 in D3N semi’s Published in the June 20, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI LOWELL — Baseball can be fair, giving, exhilarating and memorable. The Pioneers learned on Sunday just how cruel it can be too. After an even battle throughout most of the day, Lynnfield fell to Austin Prep 2-0, after just the second hit for the Cougars drove home two runs in the 5th inning. Beat Dracut, 5-4 Lynnfield was on the opposite side of that feeling on June 14, when they held on to...

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Netmen fall to Weston in D3 North finals

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Netmen fall to Weston in D3 North finals

Published in the June 20, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO NEWTON — A season to remember for the boys’ tennis team came to a close when the first seeded Pioneers fell 3-2 to sixth seed Weston in the Division 3 North finals at Newton South High School on Thursday, June 14. “I feel for the boys because they are disappointed, but they have nothing to be disappointed about,” said Pioneers head coach Joe Dunn after the match. “They fought hard all year long and made it to this point....

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Girls’ tennis falls to Manchester-Essex in D3 North finals

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Girls’ tennis falls to Manchester-Essex in D3 North finals

‘The future looks bright,’ says Stone Published in the June 20, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI NORTH READING — A Lynnfield vs. Manchester-Essex girls’ tennis matchup in the Division 3 North tournament has become a tradition over the years. Usually, the postseason winner between these two Cape Ann League rivals means a trip to states. After beating the Hornets in each of the last four Division 3 North tournaments, (4-1 in the 2014 semifinals; 5-0 in the 2015 semifinals; 3-2 in the 2016 semifinals; 3-2 in the 2017 semifinals),...

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Sports Lead: 06/20/2018

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: 06/20/2018

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Netmen sweep H-W, Swampscott; advance to D3N Finals

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Netmen sweep H-W, Swampscott; advance to D3N Finals

Published in the June 13, 2018 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — On Monday afternoon, the Lynnfield High boys’ tennis team hosted Hamilton-Wenham at Lynnfield Middle School in the Division 3 North semifinals on a warm, sunny day. The top-seeded Pioneers ended up winning the match, 5-0 to stay perfect at 17-0. “The boys played very well,” stated Pioneers head coach Joe Dunn, whose squad beat the Generals for the third time this year. “They seem to get better and better every match.” At first singles, Max Rothermund won,...

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Pioneers shut out North Reading, advance to D3N semifinals

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Pioneers shut out North Reading, advance to D3N semifinals

Published in the June 13, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI LYNNFIELD — Defense might just win championships after all. The LHS baseball team hosted rival North Reading in the Div. 3 North quarterfinals on Monday for a high-stakes game taking place in an emotionally charged environment against their bitter rivals. It’s not exactly the type of habitat where defense flourishes. Usually the higher the pressure, the stiffer the gloves. That wasn’t the case for the Pioneers, who made every play in the field as they cruised along with ace Fernando...

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Girls’ tennis advances to fifth straight D-3N final

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Girls’ tennis advances to fifth straight D-3N final

Published in the June 13, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO READING — The improbable run continues. The sixth seeded girls’ tennis team (16-4) punched its ticket to a fifth straight Division 3 North finals appearance after upsetting second seed Austin Prep 3-2 during a three-hour semifinals match on June 8. The Pioneers have advanced to the North Sectional Finals 26 times in the last 38 years. “This is one of the reasons why I continue to coach,” said Pioneers head coach Craig Stone following the match. “It’s the adrenaline....

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Sports Lead: 06/13/2018

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Sports Lead: 06/06/2018

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Girls’ tennis drops Bishop Fenwick in tourney opener

Posted by on Jun 7, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Girls’ tennis drops Bishop Fenwick in tourney opener

Published in the June 6, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The girls’ tennis team began its quest to win a fifth straight Division 3 North sectional championship with an impressive victory. The sixth seeded Pioneers (14-5) defeated 11th seed Bishop Fenwick 4-1 in the first round of the Division 3 North state tournament on June 3. “Whenever you play somebody for the third time, you have to throw all of the odds up in the air,” said Pioneers head coach Craig Stone. “The players know each other....

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