School Roundup: Buchanan, Guerrero help Lynnfield volleyball win

Outside hitters Lindsey Buchanan and Jenna Guerrero did it all for the Lynnfield High volleyball team in a 3-2 win over Wilmington Wednesday at Lynnfield.The two both served well, hit the ball well and turned in sparkling defensive efforts in a match that went down to the wire. The scores were 24-26, 25-27, 25-28, 21-25 and 15-8.”It was a back-and-forth battle,” Lynnfield coach Bob Cleary said. “They played some great defense and that kind of frustrated us, got us out of our rhythm.”Lynnfield is 7-3.Peabody 3, No. Andover 0At Peabody, the Tanners made it look easy, winning 25-6, 25-11, 25-14, but it was anything but a walk in the park, according to coach Lisa Keene.”Both teams were really good,” she said. “I guess we had our ‘A’ game today.”Rachel Negri had 13 kills and five blocks; Leanne Broughton had 26 service points and MacKenzie Carpenter had 10 assists. Peabody is 8-2.BOYS CROSS COUNTRYHam.-Wen. 17, Lynnfield 46Lynnfield 25, Wilmington 31At Hamilton-Wenham, Sam Oliveri finished fifth overall on the 2.85-mile course with a time of 16:43. Lynnfield’s Brian Sachetta ran a 17:31 for 10th overall and Nathanial Smith is making big strides, taking 19th with an 18:43. The Pioneers are 3-5.GIRLS CROSS COUNTRYWilmington 16, Lynnfield 41Ham.-Wen. 15, Lynnfield 50At Hamilton-Wenham, Angela Voto was the top Lynnfield finisher, taking 14th place overall. Julie Donovan finished 16th (22:33) and Renee Rober was 17th (32:48).FIELD HOCKEYLynnfield 2, Pentucket 1At Pentucket, Angela Arakelian and Meriam Gehret made Pentucket’s afternoon miserable. Arakelian, a sophomore left wing, scored the first goal with Gehret getting the assist, and Gehret scored the second goal, with Arakelian assisting.Jackie Papagni played well at sweeper and Molly Serino was tough at center back. Alyssa Williams (12 saves) picked up the win.

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