Abington survives Coatesville, wins third straight District 1-6A title

Abington's Darious Brown (11), Lucas Monroe (22) and Eric Dixon (43) celebrate with the District 1 championship trophy after the Ghosts' win in the Class 6A final on Saturday, March 2.

PHILADELPHIA >> It was the most terrifying few seconds of Lucas Monroe’s life.

The Abington senior was strapped to the bench, having fouled out in overtime of the District 1-6A boys basketball title game, left only to watch the final sequence as Coatesville tried to take the lead. Standing not a few feet away, Ghosts coach Charles Grasty was yelling for his players to get in, box out and rebound, although they probably couldn’t even hear him through the roar of the crowd.

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