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Lynnfield/Wakefield swim makes history

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Lynnfield/Wakefield swim makes history

Boys’ win CAL’s, both teams impress at Sectionals Published February 13, 2019 By DAN PAWLOWSKI SALEM — And you thought your Super Bowl Sunday was sweet? The Lynnfield girls’ swim team and the Lynnfield/Wakefield boys’ swim team traveled to Salem State on Sunday for their own Super Bowl: The CAL Championships. The boys concluded their regular season with a perfect record, avenging their only loss last year with a win over CAL powerhouse Manchester-Essex. Despite the regular season success, the Pioneer-Warriors went to Salem State on a mission: to...

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Tourney bound: Girls’ hoop beats Triton to punch ticket to postseason

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Published February 13, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI BYFIELD — For the first time since 2015, the Lynnfield High girls’ basketball team is heading to the Division 3 state tournament. The Pioneers punched their ticket last Friday night as they won over host Triton, 47-18 up in Byfield. With that victory, the Pioneers improved to 10-8 overall and 6-8 in the Cape Ann League. They are in fifth place in the CAL Kinney division. Lynnfield got off to a great start scoring the first 11 points of the night as...

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Boys’ hockey beats Newburyport for first time in seven years

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Published February 13, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI PEABODY — The Lynnfield High boys’ hockey team skated to a 3-3 tie against guest Triton last Saturday afternoon at the McVann-O’Keefe Rink in Peabody. With that result, the Pioneers went 0-1-1 against the Vikings this season. Overall, the Pioneers’ record went to 10-4-3 overall and 6-2-3 in the Cape Ann League. Ron Fuccillo gave the locals a 1-0 lead scoring on the power play 6:23 into the game. George DeRoche and Jaret Simpson both assisted. The Vikings tied it up 1:20...

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Sports Lead: February 13, 2019

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One win and two losses bring boys’ hoop to 8-9

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on One win and two losses bring boys’ hoop to 8-9

Community comes together to honor Coach Canty Published February 6, 2019 By JAMES CRANNEY LYNNFIELD – As time begins to dwindle on the season, the Lynnfield boys’ basketball team continued to make a push for tournament play. Last week the Pioneers went 1-2 dropping games to Melrose and North Reading, but winning a big game against Manchester-Essex who is currently in first place in the CAL Baker Division. With only four games left on the schedule, the Pioneers will need to keep finding the win column if they want...

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Pioneers are tourney-bound after win over unbeaten Medfield

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Pioneers are tourney-bound after win over unbeaten Medfield

Published February 6, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI PEABODY — The Lynnfield High boys’ hockey team punched its ticket to the Division 2 state tournament last Saturday afternoon as they edged guest Medfield 5-4 at the McVann-O’Keefe Rink. With that non-league victory, the Pioneers improved to 9-4-2 as they qualified for states for the fourth year in a row. “It was our biggest win of the year,” stated Lynnfield head coach Jon Gardner. “They were undefeated coming in so it was nice to hand them their first loss this late...

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Girls’ hoop splits against two Hornet teams

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Girls’ hoop splits against two Hornet teams

Published February 6, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — A rough start proved costly for the Lynnfield High girls’ basketball team last Friday night as they lost at North Reading, 67-47. The Hornets scored the first 19 points of the game as the Pioneers couldn’t recover. “We came out flat and dug ourselves too much of a hole,” said Lynnfield head coach Peter Bocchino. “We got it down to 23-17 but they scored the final six points of the half.” In the second half, the Hornets outscored the...

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Sports Lead: February 6, 2019

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Girls’ hockey shuts out Oakmont, edged by Melrose

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Girls’ hockey shuts out Oakmont, edged by Melrose

Published January 30, 2019 PEABODY — The Peabody/Lynnfield/North Reading girls’ co-op hockey team responded to just their third loss of the season to Melrose on Jan. 23 by coming back and beating Oakmont 6-0 on Jan. 26.  The Tanners dropped a tough one to the Red Raiders on Wednesday. Melrose brought a lot of energy, while PLNR seemed a bit off from the start. Melrose scored twice in the first to take a 2-0 lead into the second. Lynnfield’s Sadie Gearan scored a power play goal for the Tanners at 8:18...

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Pioneers cruise past Pentucket-Georgetown

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Pioneers cruise past Pentucket-Georgetown

DeRoche tallies 100th career point Published January 30, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI HAVERHILL — Last Saturday night, the Lynnfield High boys hockey team beat host Pentucket-Georgetown 4-1, at the Veteran’s Memorial Rink in Haverhill at Haverhill High School. With that victory, the Pioneers record improved to 7-4-2 overall and 4-2-2 in the Cape Ann League. After a scoreless first period, George DeRoche scored just 20 seconds into the second period assisted by Jaret Simpson and Will Garofoli. DeRoche then scored later on in the second with 10:01 remaining to...

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