Winthrop's Emma Carleton scored two goals in the win. (Item Photo by Katie Morrison)
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Winthrop defeats Medford, clinches tournament bid

MEDFORD — As the Winthrop girls hockey team steps into the closing stretch of its regular season, the Vikings recognize that points are crucial.

Wednesday afternoon's 6-2 win over Medford at LoConte Rink helped Winthrop's cause as the Vikings clinched a spot in the state tournament with the victory.

"We were hoping to get it out of the way a little earlier," Winthrop coach Anthony Martucci said of earning of bid in states. "We've had a couple of tough games the last few outs. This was big for us to get it now. Now we can start building the wa…

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