Lynn Classical's Kyle Durant was forced to step in not only to make the game-winning kick in double overtime, but also to play quarterback in a win over Lynn English Thursday. (Item Photo: Vanessa Leroy)

Lynn Classical football relies on ‘next man up’ ethos

LYNN — Classical coach Brian Vaughan saw his son laid out on the Manning Field turf. He could tell there was something wrong.

Then, young Brian Vaughan got up gingerly, helped by two teammates. and he left the field with his left ankle dangling. It did not look good. 

Vaughan had two distinctly different trains of thought at that point. First, Vaughan is his starting quarterback. He had to think football at that moment. 

But Vaughan …

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