By Stacey Leissing BostonLax Correspondent PEABODY – An even defensive tilt in the first quarter between Winthrop and Peabody morphed into Winthrop taking control. Eventually, the Vikings built upon a one-goal lead after the second quarter and never let up, stalling Peabody’s late comeback attempt and holding on 10-8. Winthrop improved to 8-0 while Peabody dropped to 4-6. Head coach Brian Donnelly anticipated a tough match against the Tanners noting the NEC league is “really tight.” He’s happy to face big competition, knowing Winthrop needs to battle every game. “We just ended up on top today because we basically won the ground ball battle, we controlled the tempo

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