GBL Champs

Lady Tide roll to crown, beat Lynn English 47-41

By LORENZO RECUPERO

The Lady Tide are champions.

APRIL 1: Andrea Manley (11) drives to the hoops against Medford in a big playoff win. (Photo by Jim Mahoney)

The EHS boys and the girls’ varsity teams played in the Greater Boston League championship games in Lynn Saturday, both going up against formidable foe Lynn English, the GBL’s newest entry into the league this season.

Winning the GBL championship 47-41, the Lady Tide (8-1) delivered the Bulldogs their first loss of the year while avenging their only defeat.

Everett was led on the strength of junior Andrea Manley’s five three-pointers (5-for-7).

Manley’s incredible shooting from behind the arc (over 70% efficient) capped a 27-point night for her, including 17 of Everett’s first 23 points scored by halftime. Senior Maya Kirnon came up big in the clutch for EHS in the second half.

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EHS Sports Roundup

by Lorenzo Recupero

The Everett High School graduating class of 2019 brought a close to their careers last week and with it the official end of the HS sports season.

It’s always a bit bitter sweet this time of year, though.

Summer is always welcomed, of course, but sports in Everett is a nearly year-round phenomenon affording every resident the chance to catch a game of their choosing that will most certainly include a local star athlete ready to show his/her talents.

In Everett – and in the surrounding area, really – everyone knows the accolades of the mighty Crimson Tide sports program.

The saying goes something like ‘Everett Sports is Everett Pride’. And the programs never disappoint, really.

Across the board, sports teams at EHS tend to excel, especially around playoff time.

This year, the football, basketball, baseball, and softball teams all made the playoffs.

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