Plymouth Whitemarsh High School’s Unified Bocce Team takes second in eastern state finals

The Plymouth Whitemarsh High School Unified Bocce Team brought home medals after finishing second place on March 22nd in the PIAA Unified Bocce Eastern State Finals. The team ended the season as one of the top five teams in the entire state.

In the finals, the team faced West Chester Henderson High School. Chester Henderson was able to put together three solid frames enabling them to take a 5-2 lead. The Colonials came back with two points, trailing by one point going into the final frame. The team lost the match 6-4, taking second place in the tournament in only the team’s third year of competition.

“The Unified Bocce Team exceeded expectations this season. Returning with only one player from the previous season, the Colonials worked together to learn a game that was new to all of them,” said Coach Ryan Zehren. “What made them successful this season was their ability to communicate effectively throughout matches and enjoy their time together off the court.  They are the true definition of a team.”