Abington eases past Truman
Abington jumped out to a 21-6 lead before the end of the first half and cruised to a 40-12 win over Harry S Truman in a Suburban One kational Conference meeting at Truman last Friday.
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“Our offense had way too many mental mistakes that led to a ridiculous amount of penalties,” Sorber said. “te will need to clean this up the rest of the way if we are going to be successful the rest of the year.”
Abington’s first test in cutting down the penalties will come this Friday when it hosts Council oock South in another SOi kational Conference meeting.
Lower Moreland’s Bridgette Alexander battles New Hope-Solebury’s Bailey Jaronski for the ball during Tuesday’s Bicentennial League action.