Defense helped Chester fight out of a corner

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By Jack McCaffery

 Along its decades-long journey to high school basketball dominance, Chester High has encountered, then solved, just about everything. Friday at Villanova, it was down to eight minutes to continue that tradition.

From a first-half avalanche of three-point shots and through precise third-quarter execution of a four-to-score offense, Pennsbury had been in control of the PIAA District One Class AAAA championship game.

Then, it was time.

“Then,” Larry Yarbray said, “they started getting tired.”

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