The Lower Merion High School boys basketball team, which defeated Chester, 63-47, to win the PIAA Class AAAA state championship, spent the moments after the Saturday night victory reveling in their first state title since 2006.
According to the Aces, from their perspective, the group took down a legendary Chester team that had won 78 games in a row over three years against Pennsylvania opponents — a team that had beaten them by double-digits in each of the last three meetings. And LM did it convincingly, taking the lead in the second quarter and never looking back. When Raheem Hall found Yohanny for the nightcapping dunk in the closing seconds, the Dawg Pound — already absolutely delirious — hit a level of noise and insanity that is still reverberating across Pennsylvania.
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