Good opening Knight for NP
TOWAMENCIN >> A team with little varsity experience is gaining it in a hurry, as North Penn brought the defense Friday night and allowed just six fourth-quarter points on its way to a seasonopening 45-38 victory over nonleague rival Perkiomen Valley.
“We knew coming in that we didn’t have a lot of varsity experience so everything is a learning experience,” said Knights first-year coach Jen Carangi. “We would do a lot of great things but then give up a three at the other end because we had a lapse.
“But what I told the girls was in the fourth quarter, when it really mattered, they buckled down, they took care of the ball, they made foul shots down the stretch, and I’ll take it.”
The Knights (1-0) shut out the Vikings (0-1) in the final two minutes and closed out on a 14-3 run to hold off Pioneer Athletic Conference power Perkiomen Valley.
”We’ve been so excited to start our season,” said Carley Adams, whose ball handling and gamehigh 15 points were key for the Knights. “We were just so excited to come out here and show people
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