It's hard to believe a program such as Reading had never won a state championship. A move down to Division 2 turned out to be just what the doctor ordered.
The Rockets fought a stingy Concord-Carlisle team in the championship game to take a 13-9 victory and state title, a win powered by a late comeback.
"I’m so proud of these kids," Reading coach Charles Hardy said. "We worked hard. We were down ugly again, and they sucked it up. There was no panic in this group.