Upstart Bensalem in the mix at the top of District 1 6A

By Kevin Cooney

The District One Class 6A playoff standings are out there for anyone to see. And as Sunday morning dawned, it had two old familiar names –– Lower Merion and Chester –– standing at the first and second spots.

The name in that third position –– Bensalem ––  perhaps could catch you by surprise.

After all, the Bensalem program hasn’t been this much at the forefront of District One basketball since winning its last Suburban One League National Conference championship in 2002-03.

And when a team hasn’t been around for a long time, the most important thing you can do is keep the focus on the immediate tasks at hand

“We set goals at the beginning of the season,” Bensalem coach Ron Morris said. “But we’ve also stressed that we’ve got 22 one-game seasons. No game is more important than the rest. If we keep working hard and stay hungry, we can meet those goals. But we’re nowhere close to where we need to be.

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