By Kevin J. Stone @kstone06 WINCHESTER - Reading head coach Charles Hardy always considers playing Winchester a litmus test for his program. Following an 11-3 win for the Rockets over the Sachems on Monday evening, in a matchup between the past two Division 2 MIAA State Champions, Hardy acknowledged there was a piece of the rivalry missing. This was the first time Hardy and his Rockets faced Winchester without legendary coach and 2019 Coach of the Year, John Pirani, on the other sideline. Instead, it was Hardy trying his hand at dueling coaching wits with Winchester’s new coach and longtime Pirani disciple Phil Reuland. “This is absolutely no disrespect to coach

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