Lynn English’s Tyrese Melo Garcia finished with 20 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds in a win over Lynn Classical Thursday night. (Item Photo: Jakob Menendez)

Lynn English boys basketball explodes past Lynn Classical

LYNN — Playing the Lynn English boys basketball team is a little bit like that fable about pushing the rock up the hill. You really feel like you're making progress and all of a sudden the rock rolls back down again.

In this case, the rock was English guard Tyrese Melo Garcia, whose 20 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds led the Bulldogs. Citing his scoring numbers in Thursday's 67-46 win at rival Lynn Classical's gym doesn't do justice to the way he took over and dominated in the second half.

Garcia brought the ball up, took long-range shots and snuck in for layups and putbacks. Not only that, he was all over the place on defense. 

"He is a special talent," …

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