Lynn Classical’s Jair Alvarez scored the deciding goal in a win over Lynn English Thursday at Manning Field. (Item Photo: Jakob Menendez)

Late charge powers Lynn Classical boys soccer past rival Lynn English

LYNN — The Lynn Classical boys soccer team picked up a big emotional win Thursday afternoon at Manning Field, scoring two goals in the final six minutes of play to defeat rival Lynn English by a score of 3-2.

"This was an emotional one because it basically kept our season alive," said Classical coach Eric Moreno Jr. "We needed to win this game if we wanted to have a chance to make the tournament, and the guys really felt that. It was great to be able to rally and pull out the win."

The Rams got goals from Elzon Halimi, Imer Payes and Jair Alvarez in the win, while Gabriel Sarmento had one assist. Goalkeeper Isaiah Diaz made six saves in the win.


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