Potts­grove too much for Vik­ings, wrap up Fron­tier Di­vi­sion

The Times Herald (Norristown, PA) - - SPORTS - By Tucker Ba­gley For Dig­i­tal First Me­dia

KING OF PRUS­SIA >> The more things change, the more they stay the same.

While the coach and per­son­nel may have changed, the ex­pec­ta­tions of the Potts­grove foot­ball team don’t.

The un­de­feated Fal­cons put Potts­grove 17, Up­per Me­rion 7 Up next: The Vik­ings are at Pope John Paul II Satur­day. an­other flag in the sand Fri­day night with a 17-7 win at Up­per Me­rion to claim their third­straight Pi­o­neer Ath­letic Con­fer­ence Fron­tier Di­vi­sion ti­tle.

“We did the things nec­es­sary to win,” head coach Bill Hawthorne said. “Up­per Me­rion is a good team, but we still have a lot of room for im­prove­ment.”

Potts­grove (4-0 PAC, 8-0 over­all) sealed up the di­vi­sion a week early by top­ping Pope John Paul II and UM and has qual­i­fied for the PAC cham­pi­onship game against the win­ner of next Fri­day’s Spring-Ford-Perkiomen Val­ley matchup.

In a matchup be­tween the two lead­ers of the Fron­tier Di­vi­sion, de­fense ruled the game early as the teams com­bined for just three first downs in the first quar­ter, but Potts­grove came out swing­ing in the sec­ond when quar­ter­back Jay Sisko took the

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