January 10, 2017
Rob Wallace scored 34 points in Tech’s win on Tuesday evening.
By MIKE ALONGI
The Lynn Tech boys basketball team notched its first win of the season on Tuesday evening, taking down Minuteman Tech, 65-54, on the road. Rob Wallace had a huge game with 34 points and nine rebounds to lead the Tigers, while Belmin Berillo contributed 20 points. Point guard Aquemini Gaston had a great all-around game with eight points and eight assists.
Tech will look to start a winning streak on Friday night when they travel to Shawsheen Tech.
Peabody 63, Salem 57
The Tanners were led by Junior Estrella, who had a monster game with 34 points, 20 rebounds and four assists.
“It was just one of those games for him,” said Peabody coach Thad Broughton. “He seemed to always be around the ball and making big plays.”
Moisse Irizarry added 11 points and five rebounds for Peabody, while Chris Canela chipped in with eight points and four assists.
For Salem (4-3), Anthony Pena dropped 30 points with five rebounds and four steals to lead the Witches. Nate Lebron had 13 points and five rebounds, while Vinnie Gaskins provided quality minutes off the bench with four points, four rebounds and two steals. Salem will look to rebound on Friday night on the road at Revere.
Lynn English 90, Gloucester 66
English (5-3) got big performances from junior forwards Javaris Hill and Javonte Edwards in the win. Hill led the way with 21 points and 11 rebounds, while Edwards put up 18 points and 13 rebounds.
The Bulldogs will face a tough test on Friday night when they travel to Marblehead to go up against the high-powered Magicians.
Marblehead 54, Beverly 40
The Magicians sprinted out to a big lead in the first half, and while the offense slowed in the second half, Marblehead (8-2) was able to hold off the Panthers.
Patrick Bugler had a big game with 26 points, and Derek Marino added 17 points.
Archbishop Williams 67, Bishop Fenwick 59
The Crusaders (3-5) got a solid performance from Ryan Veguilla in the loss, finishing with 18 points. Fenwick will host Arlington Catholic on Friday night.
Winthrop 75, Danvers 70
Devin Pulsifer put up 34 points while Vinny Harrison (15 points) and Tayjuan McKenzie (13 points) for the Vikings.