Submitted by Katarina Wrin
Nikki Wrin led a talented North All Star team to a 16-5 win over the South at the Harry Agganis Girls Lacrosse All Star classic Thursday night at the Manning Bowl in Lynn.
Agganis was a multisport star at Boston University who turned down an offer to play professional football for the Cleveland Browns so he could play for the hometown Boston Red Sox. Agganis's career ended in tragedy when he died from a pulmonary embolism at the young age of 27.
Wrin scored nine goals, dished out three assists and received the game's MVP trophy. was also represented by Emma Decker, who was outstanding between the pipes for the North All Stars turning away 13 shots, several from point blank range and held the South to only two goals in the first half.
Wrin and Decker were senior teammates on the Algonquin girls lacrosse squad that won its district title and went on to became the first team ever from Central Mass. to play for a State championship.