Lynnfield’s Taylor Valiton, center, gets fouled during a loss to Amesbury Tuesday night. Valiton finished the game with six points and three rebounds. (Item Photo: Jakob Menendez)

Rally comes up short for Lynnfield girls basketball

LYNNFIELD — The Lynnfield girls basketball team went on a third-quarter rally and made a game of it Tuesday evening, but the Pioneers simply couldn't sustain the run for long enough in a 52-40 loss to Cape Ann League foe Amesbury at Lynnfield High School. 

"The girls fought hard and really made a great run there in the second half, but it's tough to sustain runs against a team that's so much bigger than you," said Lynnfield coach Susan Breen. "The girls are getting better and I think our defense was really good for the most part, but we just need to be more consistent on the offensive end."

Abby Adamo led the way for the Pioneers with 11 points and eight rebounds in the loss, while Isabella George was close behind with nine points and two rebounds. Maggie Ozanian added six points and six rebounds, whil…

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