Ava Thurman scored 18 points for Lynn Classical in a win over Medford Thursday night. (Item File Photo)

School Sports Roundup: Lynn Classical girls basketball qualifies for state tournament

The Lynn Classical girls basketball team picked up a milestone win Thursday evening, securing its 10th win and guaranteeing itself a spot in the state tournament after knocking off Medford by a score of 59-28 in a Greater Boston League bout. 

Ava Thurman scored 18 points to pace the Rams offense, while Lauren Wilson and Akiyah Brown each scored 10 points. 

But even more important than the scoring, according to Classical coach Tom Sawyer, was the Rams' defensive play.

"The girls set the tone early with their defensive press…

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