Winthrop native and Malden Catholic junior attack Tyler Boucher scored six goals for the Lancers in a win over St. Mary’s Thursday afternoon. (Item Photo: Jakob Menendez)
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Malden Catholic boys lacrosse pulls away from St. Mary’s in season opener

MALDEN — After not winning a game since the end of the 2019 season, the Malden Catholic boys lacrosse team opened up the 2022 season in style when they pulled away late to earn a 12-5 win over St. Mary's in a non-conference matchup at Brother Gilbert Stadium Thursday afternoon. 

The Lancers — who lost the entire 2020 season to COVID and then went 0-12 in the shortened 2021 season — went on an 8-1 run in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

"Lacrosse is a game of runs, and we really got hot in that fourth quarter to pick up the win," said Malden Catholic coach Seamus McGuire. "I told the boys, 'don't let them get their feet back under them,' and they r…

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