Logan Lomasny A year ago, she surprised many with her basketball skills. But her junior at Peabody High School has made a name for herself this winter for the skill set she brings to the hard courts.
The incumbent Northeastern Conference Player of the Year will receive special attention this winter, but her momentum is undiminished. under. Lomasny leads the Tanners with her 15.3 points per game, and she ranks second in rebounding per game with an average of 7.3.
With five out of ten Peabody High School varsity team members bearing the surname Bettencourt, it might be easy to forget about Romasny, but that would be a big mistake for any foe.
‘She eats basketball, breathes, sleeps,’ says head coach Stan McKean He talked about the tallest (5 foot 10) player on his team. “Logan is a great player and very focused in the game. She also adds humor to the team. She practices and plays hard, is very easy to coach and is always looking to improve. ”
A three-sport athlete, Lomasney moves from the soccer field to the basketball court and is ready for softball when hoop season ends. She loves all three sports, but she doesn’t hesitate to swear that basketball is her favorite. “My goal is to continue playing in college,” she said.
“I think the reason people didn’t know me so well last season was because my freshman year was a Covid shortened schedule with only 10 games, but I worked hard in the offseason to prepare as a sophomore. .” I’m not going to sneak up on anyone. I often double team.In such a case, what you are looking for is Lauryn Mendonca Also Taylor Bettencourt and set them. I love finding people who are open-minded. “
At the start of the season, the Tanners, who were undefeated in the league the year before, set goals for the team, starting with winning the Northeastern Conference again.
“That’s our number one goal, but we also want to go far in tournaments[in Division 1 states],” says Lomasney. “Focus on the next game and don’t think beyond that. Win the next game and then move on to what’s on the schedule.”
Some nights are all Tanner from start to finish, using speed and motor skills to completely dominate your opponents. In a recent non-league match against a young Amesbury team, Peabody took charge from the start and won by over 40 points.
“These games are like practice for us,” says Lomasney. “There may be some crashes, but we use those games to prepare for the bigger ones we know are closer.”
Lomasny is an excellent student with a 3.9 grade point average and is deadly under the basket scoring layups and offensive rebounds.
With the high school basketball season over, Lomasny will play AAU Ball for the Lady Rivals in the spring. She has done so in addition to playing for her strong softball team at the Tanners for the last three to four years.
“This was the best move I could have made and my game improved so much thanks to being in Lady Rivals and having a U coach (Ushanda StroudHe is also the head coach of Austin Prep.”
Her father, Peabody High Hall of Famer Steve Lomasny, Boston University offered him a football scholarship, but instead chose to sign with the Red Sox after being drafted as a catcher. came to the big leagues. He currently runs Shaw’s baseball academy and softball out of Big Y Mall in Peabody West near his family home.
Logan’s mother Ryanis a big fan and supporter of her.
“Both my parents are very school-oriented,” she said. “My father knows the whole hiring process. I’m obsessed with it.”
The week of school holidays was filled with holiday tournaments, but the team will return to regularly scheduled league games starting this week.
Bishop Fenwick went twice to Oliver Ames of Northeaston on New Year’s Eve and to Bishop Feehan of Attleborough. The very young Crusaders finished 2022 with a 4-3 record after losing to Feehan, but had previously beaten Oliver Ames by 10 points in the latter’s Christmas tournament consolation match. rice field. Cecilia Kay Achieved a monster double-double of 30 points and 17 rebounds.
Beverly defeated league rivals Danvers by five points to earn the consolation of the North Reading Holiday Tournament. Hamilton-Wenham rebounded to the Institute for Savings as he defeated Triton in a consolation match for the Holiday Tournament where he defeated Triton by 11 points. Gabby Campbell Made the Shogun’s All-Tournament Team after scoring 17 points.beverly captain Abby Ruggeriwith Danvers freshmen Angie Djokowas also on the North Reading All-Tournament Team.
Ipswich played in the Institute For Savings Tourney, beating the Lady Generals in the opening round before losing to Newburyport by more than 30 points.
Staying active during breaks only benefits all of these teams, especially juniors.