Tanners junior Molly Smedira, a Lynnfield student athlete, organized last Saturday's "Faceoff against Mental Illness" game. (Item File Photo)

Tanners junior Smedira teams up with Project Semicolon

PEABODY -- When the Peabody/Lynnfield and Bishop Fenwick girls hockey teams squared off last Saturday in the opening game of their annual two-game rivalry series, there was much more on the line than merely winning or losing.

The first annual "Faceoff against Mental Illness" game served as a fundraiser for Project Semicolon, a charitable organization whose mission is dedicated to the prevention of suicide.

Tanners junior defenseman Molly Smedira, a Lynnfield High student athlete, organized the game, complete with raffles and merchandise sales, dedicating the game to the memory of James Luti, a former Stoneham High hoc…

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