Peabody/Lynnfield’s Sarah Powers had one goal and one assist in a win over Newburyport Wednesday evening at McVann-O’Keefe Memorial Rink. (Item Photo: Vanessa Leroy)
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Peabody/Lynnfield girls hockey picks up key league win over Newburyport

PEABODY — The battle for the Northeastern Hockey League crown will undoubtedly come down to the wire this season, and the Peabody/Lynnfield girls hockey team was able to come up with a big conference win Wednesday evening after knocking off Newburyport by a score of 4-1 at McVann-O'Keefe Memorial Rink. 

"We know that every night is a challenge in this league and we need as many points as we can get, so this was a big two points for us," said Peabody/Lynnfield coach Michelle Roach. "The league standings are packed right now and we expect it to be like that for the rest of the year, so we know we can't take a night off."

Catie Kampersal led the offensive attack with two goals in the win, while Hannah Gromko and Sarah Powers each had one goal and one assist. Ava Buckley picked up two assists for the Tanners, while Jenna DiNapoli and …

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