LYNNFIELD — The girls’ soccer team concluded last week with two wins and a loss.
Lynnfield (6-4-2) began last week by getting revenge against rival Newburyport 2-0 on Oct. 4. The Clippers previously defeated the Pioneers 2-0 on Sept. 22.
Senior midfielder Anna Radulski gave the Pioneers a 1-0 lead after she buried a shot 30 seconds into the first half. Freshman midfielder Clara Caulfield had the assist.
The Pioneers had a 1-0 lead at the break.
Radulski scored her second goal of the contest 17 minutes into the second half. Caulfield and senior captain Lexi Veglia were credited with the assists.
“It’s great that Anna was able to score a couple of goals,” said Lynnfield head coach Mark Vermont. “She has been working really hard.”
Senior captain Sam Bunar tallied 12 saves in net against the Clippers.
“Sam played a great game,” said Vermont.
Vermont commended the Pioneers’ performance against Newburyport.
“It was a great win,” said Vermont. “Newburyport is always a tough team. We were able to capitalize on our chances.”
Falls to Marblehead
The Pioneers fell 2-0 to Marblehead on Oct. 6.
After a scoreless first half, the Magicians were able to take a 1-0 lead 10 minutes into the second frame. Marblehead scored its second goal 20 minutes into the second half.
“Marblehead is a very good team,” said Vermont. “They moved the ball pretty well. We got out of our game and were just kicking the ball.”
Bunar tallied five saves in the cage against the Magicians.
“Sam played a really strong game,” said Vermont.
Vermont said senior defenders Abby Adamo and Marissa Corvi both played well against Marblehead.
“Abby and Marissa both did a nice job,” said Vermont.
The Pioneers concluded last week defeating Amesbury 1-0 on Oct. 8.
Freshman Emma Rose scored her fourth goal of the season after she found the back of the net three minutes before halftime. Veglia had the assist.
Bunar recorded five saves in net against Amesbury.
“Amesbury was putting a lot of pressure on us early in the game, and Sam came up big for us,” said Vermont.
Vermont said senior Lanah Rosenwald played a strong defensive game for the Pioneers.
“Lanah played a nice game,” said Vermont.
Vermont commended the Pioneers’ for earning a hard-fought win against Amesbury.
“We showed a lot of determination and grit to push through that game,” said Vermont. “Amesbury put a lot of pressure on us. It is always a battle up there.”
The Pioneers faced Ipswich on Monday, Oct. 11, taking place after deadline. Lynnfield hosts Triton on Friday, Oct. 15, beginning at 3:45 p.m.