Monday, February 11, 2013

BOYS BASKETBALL: Methacton, Perkiomen Valley expect tight title game

Perkiomen Valley’s Rasaan Stewart and Methacton’s Brendan Casper lead their respective teams into Tuesday night’s PAC-10 boys basketball championship game at Spring-Ford (7 p.m.). (Adrianna Hoff/JRC)

By Jeff Stover

ROYERSFORD — It doesn’t take much to get Methacton and Perkiomen Valley stoked for head-to-head athletic competition.
The neighboring Montgomery County school districts have conducted a spirited rivalry for decades, regardless of whether they are in the same league or different ones. That figures to rachet up the intensity level with the Pioneer Athletic Conference championship up for grabs.
“I’m expecting a big-time battle,” Methacton head coach Jeff Derstine said about the year’s third meeting between the Liberty Division front-runners, which tips off 7 p.m. today at Spring-Ford. “The kids are excited about it.”

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