Lynn native and Endicott College junior Jalen Echevarria is averaging 18 points per game early in the season for the Gulls. (Courtesy Photo: Endicott College Athletics)

Lynn’s Jalen Echevarria keeps a hot hand at Endicott

BEVERLY ―  There is nothing prettier than watching a perfect shooting stroke, and it's hard to argue that Lynn native Jalen Echevarria isn't displaying a master class in long-range shooting every time he steps on the court.

Echevarria tallied 22 points, shooting 8-of-12 from the field and 50 percent from behind the three-point line for the Endicott Gulls basketball team in their most recent win over Framingham State. The numbers don't lie, and neither does the junior. When it comes to his shooting, he credits his father (Marcos) for his skills.

"Having the alone time with my dad made me the shooter I am today," said the five-foot-nine guard. "He was and still is a great shooter, so having him by my side working me out all the time and giving me pointers on…

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