Little Flower High School's Jen Purcell is proving that father does know best…her dad, Steve, was her first coach.
Michael Bowlers has no problem sinking buckets. The Abraham Lincoln senior netted 35 points against University City last week.
“My dad was my first coach. He was a great coach. He taught me everything I know about basketball.” — Jen Purcell, referring to her father Steve.
TJ Scott is scoring big with the Panthers. The senior guard has helped Fels go 5-3 this season and is now being recruited to play college ball.
When Leah Kuczynski was 10, she walked onto the Immaculata University basketball court for the first time. She was playing for the Northeast Rockers and was thrilled about the chance to play on the revered Mighty Mac hardwood.
Although the four local girls squads hailing from the Philadelphia Catholic League and Catholic Academies League have very different strengths and strategies, there seems to be one common theme shared on the hardwood this winter — youth.