Lynn Classical’s Akiyah Brown scored 18 points to lead the Rams to a win over Lynn Tech in the opening round of the Walter J. Boverini Basketball Tournament Tuesday afternoon at Paul Cavanagh Field House. (Item Photo: Jakob Menendez)

Lynn Classical basketball handles Lynn Tech in both boys and girls Boverini Tournament games

LYNN — Before the Walter J. Boverini Basketball Tournament even began, the news wasn't good. The Lynn English-St. Mary's girls preliminary game was scrubbed due to COVID-19 issues, and Lynn Tech boys coach Corey Bingham couldn't make it due to COVID-19 protocols. 

Thanks to those occurrences, the St. Mary's girls automatically slide into Wednesday's final (3:30), where they will play Lynn Classical, which easily defeated the Tech girls, 78-29, in the first of Tuesday's three games at the Cavanagh Field House at English. 

The Rams' boys team also won easily Tuesday, defeating Tech, 73-37. 

Coach Marvin Avery and the Classical boys sprinted off to a quick start and never looked back in de…

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