Garnet girls, Bonner boys good as gold in semifinals

By Bob Grotz

The Garnet Valley girls didn’t exhale Monday night until a last-second three-pointer by Neshaminy rimmed in and out.

Then the carrying on began, and deservedly so. The Jaguars are the first basketball team in the history of the school to reach a state title game. The Class 6A championship is Friday at the Giant Center in – just in case you missed the chorus – Hershey, Hershey, Hershey!

Not long after that, the Bonner & Prendergast boys punched their ticket to Hershey. Didn’t take long at all, the Friars effectively putting Lower Moreland away in the third quarter of an 83-47 decision in the Class 4A bracket.

Two of the most memorable moments in those games came from players who didn’t lead their teams in scoring but belong in the One Shining Moment highlights.

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