Strong bet.

With one 1,000-point scorer and another fast approaching the magic number, Lower Moreland looks like a strong bet to win another Bicentennial League Independence Division championship.

Senior Lindsay Alexander, a 5-feet-10 point guard, has already scored 1,222 points. She's been the team's leading scorer. Teammate Nicole Cataline has scored 846 points.

Coach Rick Becker can also count on Nicole Dougherty, the team's 5-10 two-guard.

Drakes defending

. Jenkintown is the defending champion in the Constition Division.

The Drakes won the title with a 13-2 record to beat our Girard College.

Division MVP Hilary Leifsen begins the season with 720 points for the Drakes.

"We are talented," said coach Jim Roman who is in his 27th season. "We only have 14 players, so if we can stay away from injuries, we should be OK."

New member.

Delaware County Christian, which played an independent schedule last season, joins the Consitution Division this season.

The Knights were 21-8 last year and finished runner-up in District 1 Class AA playoffs. They move to Class A this season.

Coach Don Tutton is counting heavily on Whitney McCloud, Emily Homan and Lex Weaver to make the Knights' first year in the league a success.

Turnaround sought.

Bristol coach Marty Moyers is looking for an improvement on an 8-15 record.

He's looking to seniors Breanna Fusco, Sam Dougherty and Nicole Adamson to set the pace.

- Don Beideman