PEABODY — On Tuesday evening, in a matchup against Northeastern Conference Large rival Revere, Peabody High goalie Caitlin Lodi found herself in an unfamiliar position: on the bench.
The four-year starter earned a rest, well deserved, in favor of senior keeper Kristina Sholds against the 1-10 Patriots.
It was her first non-start of the season, but with 10 minutes remaining and the Tanners in control, 6-0, Lodi trotted out to the net sporting her neon green goalie garb, immediately making her presence known, both visually and audibly.
She’s always been a vocal leader, but this season, after Peabody graduated 14 seniors and welcomed in five freshman starters, her vocal chords have been of utmost value, leading the Tanners to the top of the NEC with a 9-1-2 record. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.