|Perkiomen School's Nicole Pupillo (Kevin Hoffman/The Mercury)|
By Darryl Grumling
When Randy Littlefield took over as Perkiomen School girls basketball coach last offseason, he knew he was inheriting a squad with a star player in guard Nicole Pupillo, but little else.
Early in the team’s tryout period, Littlefield began to see a squad with potential.
Over the course of the past three months, the Panthers gradually began to realize what wound up an unforgettable campaign.
Thursday night at the Hill School, Perkiomen School brought home its first league championship in nearly three decades by rallying from an eight-point first-half deficit for a 64-36 victory over Barrack Hebrew in the Tri-County League title game.
“It was a big thrill for our entire school,” said Pupillo, a junior guard who poured in a game-high 23 points in the final. “It was great having a big part of our (Perkiomen School) community there.”
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