At the Division 2 girls’ lacrosse state final held Monday night at Wellesley College, Winchester had a chance to avenge its 2010 state final loss to Norwell. But history repeated itself and the Clippers were once again victorious, 20-8, capturing their fifth state title since 2005.
Winchester jumped out to a 3-0 lead early, which forced Norwell coach Kara Connerty to burn a timeout.
“We talked about nerves coming into play,” said Connerty, in her fourth season at the helm. “We went down, 3-0, and our goal there is to really push it, try to create confusion, and score.”
Once the ball was back in play, the Clippers took over. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.