North Penn's # 14 Brenda McDermott looks for a teammate to get the ball to just before being fouled by Downingtown West's # 25 Brittany Sicinski during the 3rd quarter of the Downingtown West vs North Penn H.S. District 1 Class AAAA girls' basketball semifinal at Norristown Area H.S. on February 29, 2012. North Penn defeated Downingtown West 36-31. (Elizabeth V. Robertson / Staff Photographer)
Prep has another tough schedule; Suburban One powers rebuild.
By Rick O, Inquirer Columnist
With the 2009 season set to kick off in a few hours, let's take a look at some pressing matters for area teams, noteworthy returning players, and some miscellaneous items mixed in with a few predictions:
It's a drill the Downingtown East girls' soccer team usually practices once a week: one-on-one against the goalkeepers.
So when Cougars senior keeper Kaelyn Johns found herself in that exact situation with three minutes remaining in the second overtime period Saturday against Conestoga, she was ready. After all, East had gone over that situation at practice just the previous day.