By Dennis Weller
UPPER PROVIDENCE — Win and advance … lose and you’re done. There’s
really no bigger incentive than that during the opening round of the
district basketball playoffs, especially if you’re a senior.
couple of those Pope John Paul II seniors, who might have been playing
their last game, were major contributors Friday night as the
third-seeded Golden Panther boys fought off visiting Lower Moreland,
42-38, to move on to the District 1-AAA semifinals.
scored 12 and pulled in 14 rebounds for PJP (14-9) and Brent Mahoney
scored 11, three of them on a bomb from the top of the circle that broke
a tie with a little over a minute to go. Jake Cohen scored 18 for the
sixth-seeded Lions (9-14).
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