Conference Preview

Posted On: 03/29/21 11:19 PM

There was much uncertainty this season with how the 2021 Pennsylvania high school boys basketball season would commence, but luckily we were able to witness a season unlike any other.

We witnessed the best teams reign supreme, but a number of surprises came through, especially in the Philadelphia Catholic League.

A few teams joined the league just a few years ago and struggled against elevated competition.

However, for Devon Prep, things turned the corner in 2021 as the ship was righted and the Tide finished league play with a 9-4 league record and 9-5 record overall.

It was the first time Devon Prep finished with an above-.500 record in league play for the first time since joining the PCL and nearly posted double-digit wins in the PCL.

IV Petit was the one player on the Tide to finish the season with double-figure scoring averages, but top-to-bottom, Devon Prep had a balanced scoring attack and allowed 55.6 PPG to opponents.

Opponents also shot just 33.6 percent from beyond the arc where the Tide flourished, shooting 37 percent as a team.

Four Devon Prep players shot 40 percent or better from the perimeter, including freshman Ty Mishock, who shot 42.9 percent from

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