Winthrop’s Caroline Earl scored seven points in a loss to Amesbury in the Division 3 North semifinal Tuesday night. (Spenser R. Hasak)
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Winthrop girls basketball falls in Div. 3 North semifinal

WAKEFIELD -- Winthrop girls basketball coach Joe Lowe was nothing but proud of his Vikings after Tuesday’s 50-28 loss to Amesbury in the Division 3 North semifinal at Wakefield High. 

“These girls had a 6-win season and an 8-win season back-to-back,” Lowe, in his first year at the helm of the program, said. “For them to be able to get into the tournament, win two games and still be able to return most of the team next year, this experience will be valuable. I’m just really proud of the work they put in.” 

Maura Dorr (11 points) swished the first basket of the night to get sixth-seeded Winthrop started on the right foot. But Winthrop’s struggles over the next seven minutes were second-seeded Amesbury’s benefits. <…

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