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James Lavin

James Lavin

James Lavin and Owen Higgins

James Lavin and Owen Higgins

James Lavin was a senior student and athlete at Falmouth High School. He is originally from Falmouth, Massachusetts. James drive and determination served as an example for his fellow teammates. [2]

Athletic Career

Lavin was played on both his high school's football and hockey team.

As Falmouth's starting defensive end and offensive guard, Lavin had a number of pancakes on the offensive side of the ball and several sacks on defense.

He also did an excellent job of keeping contain as a defensive end by preventing the ball carrier from running outside of him.

[0]IHis efforts helped lead the Clippers to an undefeated season and state championship.

[3]In the weight room, Lavin maxed out at a 275 lbs bench and 425 lbs squat.

[0]Furthermore, Lavin played on defense on his school's hockey team.



On the evening of December 22nd, Lavin and his friend Owen Higgins were driving home from hockey practice. At around 6:42 pm, their vehicle crashed into a tree on Thomas Landers Road. Lavin was pronounced dead at the scene. Owen was transported to a Rhode Island hospital and died the next day. Police are investigating the incident. [3]

A GoFundMe Page has been started to assist his family with paying for his funeral costs and to start a scholarship in his honor. [2]


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