Perseverance paying off for Radnor as district play begins

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By Matt DeGeorge

 Chris Monahan’s directive has always been straightforward and simple: “Buy in, or buy a ticket.’

Adherence to that philosophy, though, has been anything but easy for his Radnor boys basketball team — through the travails of a three-win season in 2011-12, through the ordeal of six wins last season, through a 1-4 start to this campaign that threatened to snuff out the potential of a season that had barely begun.

But all the hard work and perseverance has bought the Raiders a 14-8 record this season and the school’s first berth in the District One Class AAAA tournament. The No. 19-seed Raiders travel to No. 14 West Chester Rustin Friday night, secure in the knowledge of how far they’ve come as a team.

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