Radnor among teams happy about expanded playoffs

Posted on November 4, 2016 in Newspaper.

Delco Times
PIAA Dist 1

By Matt Smith

The reaction on social media was swift and rather harsh.

When District 1 revealed its playoff seedings for all six classifications last Sunday, there was a lot to stew over.

Why, the Twitter universe wondered, are so many teams in the playoffs? More specifically, why are so many teams with losing records in the playoffs?

Good questions.

In 5A, mediocrity is the norm. Of the 16 teams in the tournament, seven are either 5-5, 4-6 or 3-7 overall.

What the … ?

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