POTTSVILLE — Confidence is contagious.
During the opening moments of the Schuylkill League semifinals against Pottsville, Marian watched the ball go through the basket frequently.
The Fillies’ fast start established the poise they needed to defeat Pottsville, 46-40, on Wednesday night at Martz Hall..
“We struggled in big games over the past couple of years,” said Marian head coach Paul Brutto. “I was on them about that. They had to show up big in big games and they did tonight. Getting off to a good start doesn’t guarantee anything, but it gets you some confidence.”