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Mother's advice helped turn Tucker into Gilman's comeback kid
Mother's advice helped turn Tucker into Gilman's comeback kid

Ryan Tucker is a fine lacrosse player and, fortunately, a very good listener. That helps explain what many believe to be nearly unexplainable — Gilman's improbable 7-6 overtime win over Boys' Latin in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference semifinals in mid-May. The Greyhounds went on to capture the league championship a few days later with a victory over Calvert Hall, but the semifinal win is being described by many as the league's greatest comeback. And Tucker, a senior captain who went on to earn first-team All-Metro honors, was the primary contributor to that monumental task. With his team trailing by three goals and playing a man down...

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