Peabody’s Colin Berube had 12 points and five rebounds in a win over Winthrop at the David Green Memorial Tournament Thursday. (Item Photo: Jakob Menendez)
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Defensive effort lifts Peabody boys basketball over Winthrop at David Green Memorial Tournament

WINTHROP — It may have been a fairly close game at halftime, but the Peabody boys basketball team came out in the second half with a suffocating defensive effort and was able to take home a 62-46 win over Winthrop in the championship game of the inaugural David Green Memorial Tournament at Chris Tsiotos Court Thursday afternoon.

The tournament was established in honor of David Green, a former Massachusetts state trooper and Winthrop native who was killed in a shooting in Winthrop back in July.

Shea Lynch, who was named the Tournament MVP, finished the game with 18 points and eight rebounds to lead the Tanners. Colin Berube added 12 points and five rebounds to get named to the All-Tournament Team, while An…

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