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Winthrop's Caroline Earl scored 16 points to lead the way as the Vikings earned a win to open the season Friday. (Item File Photo)
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Winthrop girls basketball kicks off season with big win

The Winthrop girls basketball team has been waiting since March to get back on the floor, and Friday was the day. The Vikings came out on fire in their season opener, notching a 56-22 win over Gloucester at home in a Northeastern Conference bout.

“We’re just super thankful to be able to get out there and compete again,” said Winthrop coach Joe Lowe. “It was honestly pretty surreal to see girls out there on the court competing, and we were all really excited.”

Winthrop was led by senior Caroline Earl, who notched 16 points in the win. Senior Maura Dorr was close behind with 12 points, while freshman Kaylee Farrell had a big performance in her varsity debut with 11 points. …

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