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Basketball champs Nativity BVM return home

The players received a fire truck escort back to their school in Pottsville.

POTTSVILLE, Pa. — The boys' basketball team from Nativity BVM was welcomed home after a thrilling overtime victory in the state championship game in Hershey.

The players received a fire truck escort back to the school at the top of the hill.

"Great bunch of boys. Solid bunch of boys. They deserve it. Hardworking boys. I love them to death. They're my boys," said Ron Savitsky, team manager.

It's the first state championship in history for the boys' team from Pottsville.

Credit: WNEP