By Corey Sharp
The Garnet Valley girls’ basketball team practiced “air hugging” each other after Sunday’s practice, anticipating a victory over Neshaminy in the PIAA Class 6A semifinals on Monday night. As the Jaguars have advanced further in their season with each win, they’ve been accustomed to forming a dog pile on the court.
In Garnet Valley’s last win over Council Rock North, Jill Nagy fell victim to the bottom of the pile. When the senior point guard got out of the pile, she was diagnosed with a strained knee.
After receiving treatment throughout the weekend, she started and played heavy minutes in the Jaguars’ 51-48 triumph over Neshaminy at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School on Monday night to advance to the state final.
Garnet Valley put its practice plan into action when the clock struck zero.