Friday, March 22, 2013

SPRING-FORD WINS STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP


Game highlights, including post-game medal ceremony (video by Darryl Grumling/edited by Frank Otto)

By Mercury Staff
sports@pottsmerc.com

Spring-Ford's girls basketball team is golden.

The Rams beat Cumberland Valley, Friday night, 60-45, for the PIAA Class AAAA championship.

It was the first basketball title for an area school since the Pottstown boys in 1993. It was the Rams' first ever trip to the title game.

For complete coverage by Don Seeley, Austin Hertzog and Darryl Grumling, click on the below links:

Spring-Ford wins first state championship

Dynamic defense lifts Rams to PIAA crown

Superb, selfless seniors carry Spring-Ford to PIAA title

Future looks bright for Rams

There is plenty of video here and on our YouTube page at youtube.com/pottsmercsports.

Don't miss Saturday's print edition of The Mercury, which includes a full photo page as part of five full pages of coverage.


Spring-Ford players receive their gold medals (video by Darryl Grumling)


Spring-Ford wins the PIAA Class AAAA Championship (Video by Darryl Grumling)


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Below is video from tonight's game as it happened, courtesy of Darryl Grumling (@MercSmokinD), Austin Hertzog (@AustinHertzog) and Don Seeley (@DonSeeley1). Some clips are posted here, and all are available on our YouTube page at youtube.com/pottsmercsports.

After the jump you can find even more video.


Post-game analysis:


Payonk basket:


Big Hinnant hoop in transition:



Stipa steal in the third quarter:



Halftime analysis from Darryl and Austin:

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Huge 3-pointer by Locke just before the first half buzzer:


Another 3-pointer for Sammi Haas:


Hinnant in transition:


Big 3-pointer for Sammi Haas:



Mueller scores from Payonk:


3-pointer for Moore:


Sammy Stipa driving hoop:


Opening Tip:


Darryl Grumling and Austin Hertzog break things down before the game:






Spring-Ford players huddle up just before tip. (Photo by Darryl Grumling)

3 comments:

  1. YAYYYYYYYYYY SPRING-FORD GIRLSSSSSSS!!!! U DID IT!!!!!! AWESOME JOB....

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  2. Way to put the PAC-10 on the map!

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