It was a tough road for the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams in the Colonial League playoffs! The girls lost in the quarterfinals to a tough Northwestern Lehigh team. The boys could not defeat defending Colonial League champion Bangor for the third time as they lost in overtime in the league semi-finals. Both teams will now shift their focus on preparation for the District playoffs. The girls’ team has earned the #3 seed and will likely face Shenandoah Valley on Thursday 2/21 in the quarterfinal round of the District tournament. The boys’ team are the #1 seed and have to wait until Tuesday 2/26 for the semifinal matchup. Good luck to both teams!
The Swimming program will host their final regular season meet on Friday 2/15 as they welcome Schuylkill Haven. As a reminder, the District XI swimming championships will take place on March 1st and 2nd at Parkland High School.
This past week the Colonial League also released the boys’ and girls’ all-star teams. Congratulations to the following student-athletes:
1st Team- Maya Ettle
Honorable Mention- Grace Moser and Quinn O’Connor
1 st Team- Peter Chiradia and Jordan Holmqvist
Honorable Mention- Abe Atiyeh
The first team recipients will be recognized at halftime of the Colonial League Finals on Saturday 2/16. Peter and Jordan will be recognized at halftime of the girls’ finals, which begins at 1 pm. Maya will be also recognized at halftime of the boys’ finals, which begins at 3 pm. Both games are taking place at Freedom High School.
Here is a listing of our upcoming playoff schedule:
– District XI Swimming Championship @ Parkland High School- Friday, March
1st and Saturday, March 2nd.
– PIAA Swimming and Diving Championships @ Bucknell University-Wednesday, March 13th, and Thursday, March 14th.
Varsity Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball:
– 1st round of Districts for Girls – 2/21, 2/25 for Semi-finals, 2/28 for Finals (2 teams move on to States).
– 1 st round of Districts for Boys- 2/22, 2/26 for Semi-finals, 3/1 for Finals (2 teams move on to States).
Good luck to all of our teams and student-athletes in the post-season!
Attention spring sport athletes! The first day of pre-season is Monday, March 4th and all athletes need to be cleared in order to participate. Please visit our website for all of the necessary information: https://www.moravianacademy.org/page/athletic-forms
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