Friday, February 22, 2013

BOYS BASKETBALL: Methacton comes up short against Great Valley

Methacton’s Brendan Casper blocks a shot by Brad Sherry of Great Valley in the third quarter. (Photo by Nate Heckenberger/JRC)

By Jonathan Vander Lugt

MALVERN — The stage was set for Methacton.
Riding the momentum of their 54-45 win over Souderton Thursday that clinched their program’s first-ever PIAA state playoff berth, sixth-seeded Methacton went on the road to take on the third-seeded Great Valley Patriots in their District 1-AAAA quarterfinal match with high hopes.
Methacton spent the majority of the game down, and when it looked the bleakest for the Warriors, they stepped up and fought back. Their furious fourth-quarter rally wasn’t enough though, and the Warriors fell to Great Valley in a 41-38 nailbiter.

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