We’ve officially entered the third week of March, and wouldn’t you know it: there’s still snow covering lawns and car windshields throughout the Delaware Valley. While everybody is impatiently waiting for spring to arrive, the (hopeful) final snowstorm of the year is a perfect time to take a final look back on an action-packed basketball season in the Northeast.
Despite a narrow defeat in Sunday’s Public League championship game, Northeast High School celebrates a rewarding season of girls basketball.
Phil Monastra drew up the game plan, and his team executed it to near perfection. When the final buzzer sounded and the Northeast girls basketball team ended up on the wrong side of the scoreboard, the Lady Vikings’ head coach wasn’t angry about the result.
The Philadelphia Public League is budding with new players and coaches this girls basketball season. George Washington and Samuel Fels have named new skippers, and almost all five teams have a rookie roster.