Lynnfield Sports

Pioneer 9 reigns supreme in CAL

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the April 26, 2017 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI LYNNFIELD – The Lynnfield Pioneers continued their impressive start to the baseball season with a 6-3 win over the Rockport Vikings Saturday morning at Lynnfield High School. The Pioneers are now 7-0 on the season and 6-0 in Cape Ann League play. Lynnfield senior co-captain Nicholas Aslanian pitched a complete game with just 70 pitches, working quickly through some rain that was just as stubborn as Rockport’s lineup. The game was over in about 90 minutes much to the delight of a certain...

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Boys’ tennis stings North Reading

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the April 26, 2017 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — The Lynnfield High boys’ tennis won its only match this week, improving the Pioneers’ overall record this season to 3-0 and Cape Ann League record to 2-0. The Pioneers beat guest North Reading 5-0 at Lynnfield Middle School on April 24. At first singles, junior Max Rothermund won in three sets, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2. “When he came to the net in the third set, he did well,” said Pioneers head coach Joe Dunn, as Rothermund improved his individual record this season to 3-0....

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Laxmen’s struggles continue 

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the April 26, 2017 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI LYNNFIELD — The boys’ lacrosse team finished with a record of 1-2 during three home games last week. The Pioneers (4-3) began the week with a 4-3 victory over Cambridge Rindge and Latin on Tuesday, April 18. Captain Peter Look got the scoring started for the Pioneers with senior Ryan Freitas getting the assist. Later in the quarter, it was Look from Freitas again to make the score 2-0 at the end of the first. The Falcons rallied to score two goals in the second quarter, making the score...

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Lilli Patterson to play field hockey at Division 1 Northeastern University

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off

Published in the April 19, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — The transformation from a Pioneer into a Husky officially began last Thursday for Lynnfield High School senior Lilli Patterson. Wearing a Northeastern University baseball cap and surrounded by family, friends, teammates, coaches and the red and black colors of the Northeastern University Huskies, Patterson signed her letter of intent to play field hockey for the NCAA Div. 1 school. Patterson, who serves LHS as the president of her class and as the vice president of the...

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Pioneer girls’ tennis conquers Generals, defeats Bishop Fenwick

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off

Published in the April 19, 2017 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The girls’ tennis team began its quest for a fourth straight Division 3 North sectional title with two decisive victories last week. The Pioneers began last week dismantling Hamilton-Wenham 5-0 April 10. Senior captain Sarah Mezini defeated her first singles opponent in two sets, 6-2, 6-1. Senior captain Camie Foley defeated her second singles counterpart in two sets, 6-0, 6-1. Senior captain Katie Nevils won a hard fought match during third singles. Nevils won the first set...

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‘A living legend’ honored for coaching achievements

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off

Published in the April 19, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — “A living legend” is an apt description of Pioneer coach Craig Stone, who has coached Lynnfield students in over 1,500 wrestling meets or tennis matches during a storied career spanning more than 40 years and still counting. “It is very rare that you have a living legend in your town,” said Selectman Phil Crawford as he introduced Stone to the audience gathered at the April 10 selectmen’s meeting in recognition of his most recent honor — his pending induction into the...

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Daniel Kelley first Lynnfieldian to cross Marathon finish line

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off

Published in the April 19, 2017 edition By DAN TOMASELLO BOSTON — Thirteen Lynnfieldians and one Lynnfield native competed in the 121st running of the Boston Marathon on Monday. Daniel Kelley was the first local resident to cross the finish line in this year’s Marathon. He finished with a time of 2:47.56. Samantha Albanese, a former cross country star in high school and college, finished second among Lynnfieldians with a time of 3:45.18. Albanese ran for a charity called Bottom Line, an organization which helps low-income and...

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Pioneers, led by Aslanian, outlast Arlington Catholic 4-1 in home opener

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off

Published in the April 12, 2017 edition By DAVID McCOUBREY LYNNFIELD — The first day of spring was nearly three weeks ago, but for many, the start of baseball season is the signal that the long winter will finally begin to thaw in earnest. Fans will have to wait a little longer, though, for the promise of warmer weather. Amid cloudy conditions and swirling winds that knocked over the outfield fencing on multiple occasions, the Lynnfield Pioneers baseball team outlasted the Arlington Catholic Cougars, 4-1, at Lynnfield High School on Saturday...

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Murphy to run 8th Boston Marathon for Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off

Published in the April 12, 2017 edition By DAVID McCOUBREY LYNNFIELD —Lynnfield resident Kristan Murphy is preparing to run in the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17 as a part of Dana-Farber’s Marathon Challenge team. This will be Murphy’s eighth time running Boston as a part of Dana-Farber’s team, and she has run marathons in four other cities and is also gearing up to run in Chicago this fall. Murphy runs in memory of her Uncle Paul who passed away in 2010 due to complications from cancer. She is also a part of Dana-Farber’s...

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Laxmen edge Bedford, cruise past Pope John and Revere

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off

Published in the April 12, 2017 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The boys’ lacrosse team opened the 2017 season with three victories last week. The Pioneers began last week defeating Bedford 4-3 on April 4. Captain Peter Look scored the Pioneers’ first goal after being set up by junior Nick Metrano in the first quarter. The locals took a 1-0 lead at the end of the first. Bedford tied the game at one after the Pioneers were given a penalty in the second quarter. The Buccaneers scored its second goal after converting a shot on a fast break....

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