Lynnfield Sports

Pioneers run winning streak to four

Posted by on Feb 6, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Pioneers run winning streak to four

Published February 5, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI MELROSE — On Super Bowl Sunday, the Lynnfield High girls’ basketball team rolled over Melrose 42-23 in a non-league contest. With that win, the Pioneers were able to sweep the Red Raiders this winter as they improved to 8-6 overall. Lynnfield led this game 20-10 at the half as they outscored the hosts 22-13 in the second half. It was the fourth consecutive win for the locals. “Melrose is a little worn this season,” said Lynnfield head coach Peter Bocchino of the Red Raiders...

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LNR wrestling finishes third in CAL/NEC Tournament

Posted by on Feb 6, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on LNR wrestling finishes third in CAL/NEC Tournament

Best finish in five years Published February 5, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO GLOUCESTER — The Lynnfield-North Reading co-op wrestling team finished third in the Cape Ann League/Northeastern Conference Tournament at Gloucester High School on Saturday, Feb. 1. The Black and Gold concluded the 12-team tournament with 111 points. Six wrestlers placed in the tournament and three grapplers advanced to the finals. “This was our best team finish in the last five years,” said Black and Gold head coach Craig Stone. “We finished eighth last year with only two place...

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Boys’ track conquers Generals in final meet

Posted by on Feb 6, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Boys’ track conquers Generals in final meet

Published February 5, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI BOSTON — In the final meet of the regular season on Jan. 27 at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston, the Lynnfield High boys’ indoor track and field team beat Hamilton-Wenham, 57-28. With that victory, the Pioneers matched their record from last year as they finished at 2-3 overall. “We graduated a lot of kids from last year,” pointed out Pioneers fourth-year head coach Christine Smith. “We have two strong captains who have been with me for four years but we have...

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Sports Lead: January 29, 2020

Posted by on Jan 29, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: January 29, 2020

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Pioneers turn season around with four-game winning streak

Posted by on Jan 29, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Pioneers turn season around with four-game winning streak

Published January 29, 2020 By JAMES CRANNEY LYNNFIELD – Sitting at 2-6 two games ago, things were not looking good for the Lynnfield boys’ basketball team. With what seemed like an insurmountable mountain to climb, the Pioneers were able to steer the ship back on course picking up big wins against Ipswich and Pentucket. Now at 4-6, Lynnfield had the chance last week to do what many thought could not be done in getting their record to .500. To do so, The Pioneers would need two more big performances...

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Klonsky’s buzzer-beater upsets Masco

Posted by on Jan 29, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Klonsky’s buzzer-beater upsets Masco

First win against Chieftains since ’03 Published January 29, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI BOXFORD — Grace Klonsky’s layup at the buzzer gave the Lynnfield High girls’ basketball team a shocking 37-35 upset win at Masconomet last Friday night. The Chieftains, who won the first meeting 53-30 back on Dec. 20 are a Division 1 team while the Pioneers are a Division 3 school. “It was, by far, our biggest win of the year,” stated Lynnfield head coach Peter Bocchino. “It is the first time we have beaten them since 2003.”...

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Lynnfield swim teams impress on Senior Night

Posted by on Jan 29, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Lynnfield swim teams impress on Senior Night

Published January 29, 2020 PEABODY — The LHS girls’ and boys’ swim teams competed against North Reading/Wilmington in their final meets of the CAL season. It was also Senior Night for the Pioneers who honored the class of 2020 for their dedication and commitment to the program. The girls’ were edged 92-83 while the boys were victorious 91-69. The NR-Wilmington girls team took control through the first two events opening up a 19-11 lead. Liz Sykes won the 200 IM (2:36.97) and Sara Ho took 2nd (2:41.85) in the...

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Back-to-back boys’ hoop wins build momentum

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Back-to-back boys’ hoop wins build momentum

Published January 22, 2020 By JAMES CRANNEY LYNNFIELD — Approaching the halfway mark of the season, the 2-6 Lynnfield Pioneers boys’ basketball team had a chance to get the season back on track with a home and an away game last week. The first game would be a home matchup against a 1-6 Ipswich opponent followed by a road game in Pentucket. Pioneers steamroll Ipswich 78-39 After losing the past five games, including a brutal one-point loss to North Reading, Lynnfield desperately needed a bounce-back game. Last Tuesday night, when...

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Defense helps Lynnfield defeat Triton

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Defense helps Lynnfield defeat Triton

Published January 22, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI BYFIELD — The Lynnfield High girls’ basketball team had its best defensive effort of the season on Martin Luther King Day afternoon as they won at Triton 42-18 up in Byfield. With that win, the Pioneers improved to 4-5 overall and 3-5 in the Cape Ann League. Last Friday night, the Pioneers fell to the defending Division 2 state champions, Pentucket 48-30 as the Sachems completed the season sweep. Lynnfield put up a fight as they only trailed 22-17 at the half....

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Lynnfield hockey beats Clippers, tie Hornets

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Lynnfield hockey beats Clippers, tie Hornets

Published January 22, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI PEABODY — Last Saturday afternoon, the Lynnfield High hockey team played visiting North Reading at McVann-O’Keefe Rink in Peabody. The game ended in a scoreless tie officially but they did play an overtime session and the Pioneers scored a couple of minutes in to get a Cape Ann League win. Sam Pifko tipped home a shot by Tyler Scoppettuolo for the victory. With that result, the Pioneer record went to 7-3-2 overall and 4-1-1 in the Cape Ann League. “It was a disappointing...

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