Sunday, January 6, 2013

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Boyertown-Methacton an instant classic

Darryl Grumling goes 1-on-1 with Boyertown's Kaitlyn DeHaven

By Darryl Grumling

The Pioneer Athletic Conference girls basketball Final Four playoffs aren’t scheduled to get underway for another month, but don’t try telling that to Boyertown and Methacton.
The Bears and Warriors turned Friday’s initial regular season encounter at Fairview Village into an instant classic that more resembled a postseason contest than an early January return from the holiday break.
When the smoke cleared after six scintillating quarters, the Bears had emerged with an epic 66-65, double-overtime victory that gave them the early inside track to one of the Liberty Division’s two PAC-10 playoff berths.
“It was a great game, it really was,” Boyertown coach Jason Bieber said. “I think both teams are very evenly-matched, top to bottom.”
With Spring-Ford having emerged as a league juggernaut over the past two seasons, the meetings between the Bears and Warriors have taken on heightened meaning.
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