Lynn English’s Josh Anderson powers his way to the basket during a win over Medford Tuesday night at Paul Cavanagh Field House. (Item Photo: Spenser Hasak)

Lynn English boys basketball grinds out win over Medford

LYNN — If there was a night that the English boys basketball team could have faltered in the still-young season, Tuesday was it.

The Bulldogs had three players, two of them starters, on the shelf due to illness. Shots weren't falling. And they were up against a good Medford team that vowed to play with them, shot for shot, step for step, and — if need be — bump for bump.

Still, English passed this test with a 62-53 win. The victory wouldn't have been possible were it not for senior co-captain Tyrese Melo Garcia, who poured in 33 points — 23 of them in the second half when English …

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