New gym, same PW

Colo­nials im­pres­sive in opener over Nor­ris­town

The Times Herald (Norristown, PA) - - SPORTS - By Ed Mor­lock emor­[email protected]­tu­ry­media.com @emor09 on Twit­ter

WHITEMARSH >> The first game at Ply­mouth Whitemarsh’s brand new Gym West was com­pet­i­tive for eight min­utes.

The Colo­nials led by three points af­ter the first quar­ter.

In the sec­ond, PW scored 24 straight points and shutout the Ea­gles to take a 27-point ad­van­tage into half­time and cruised to a 48-10 win Fri­day night over Nor­ris­town.

“We have a new era,” PW coach Dan Dougherty said. “Eleven of our 15 girls are ninth or tenth grade, so it’s their first game, it’s the new gym. We’ve had a nice run the last three years and we’ll hope­fully keep it go­ing. This new gym is nice be­cause it’s a brand new team and a brand new pro­gram and they get to hope­fully come out and make their own state­ment.”

The Colo­nials forced a missed shot and two turnovers on Nor­ris­town’s first three pos­ses­sions of the sec­ond quar­ter and the de

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GENE WALSH — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Ply­mouth Whitemarsh’s Anna McTam­ney pulls up to shoot near Nor­ris­town’s Saityiana Evans on Fri­day night.

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