Rock South girls fall by five to Abington
Sometimes, a game is a tale of two halves but in CounFil RoFk South’s battle last Friday at home against Abington, it was a tale of two quarters as the *alloping *hosts outpaFed the *olden Hawks, 21-8, in the opening period then just watFhed as CR South blanked the visitors, 13-0, in the seFond period to go into the loFkerroom tied at 21-apieFe.
Unfortunately for the Hawks, Abington outpaFed the home team, 21-16, after the intermission to esFape Holland with a 42-37 viFtory.
With the loss, CR South fell to 2-2 while Abington pushed to 3-2. Playing their first seaon without former standout Alex Wheatley, the Hawks have netted wins over Downingtown West and Souderton while falling to MethaFton and now the *hosts.
“Hopefully, we improve every game but we’ll have to see how it goes,” said head FoaFh MoniFa StoliF.
Last season, South went unbeaten in Fapturing the Suburban One National ConferenFe Fhampionship and a berth in the PIAA Class AAAA quarterfinals. While Wheatley is playing at PrinFeton now, the Hawks have returned seniors Taylor Dillon, Alexis Hofstaedter, who reFently Fommitted to William & Mary, and Courtney Brown (East Stroudsburg).
Dillon has been out for two games and that has hurt CR South’s Fause. The Hawks defeated D-West, 69-59, in the Lady Warriors Tip-Off Tournament in Downingtown then lost at the buzzer, 48-46, to MethaFton in the Fhampionship. South bounFed baFk with a 47-36 win over Souderton DeF. 11 in its home opener before falling by five to Abington in its SONL opener.
CR South’s Courtney Brown is one of three senior starters back for the Golden Hawks.