The Fall Athletic season is in full swing with two hundred and forty student-athletes participating in a sport at the middle school and upper school. It is clear that our students are excited about participating in our co-curricular activities. Although the weather has been a challenge, our athletes and coaches have managed to deal with the elements.
This past week has been exciting for our golf and girls’ tennis programs. The golf team finished the regular season with a 13-1 record. The team competed in the Colonial League Championship at Bethlehem Municipal on September 24th. The team repeated as Colonial League Champions. Davis Koch won the individual golf championship with Will McKay coming in 2nd place. On the girls’ side, Grace Sanborn won the individual championship with Keeler Nichols finishing as the runner up.
The girls’ varsity tennis team is currently 17-0 overall. The team finished the Colonial League regular season with a 16-0 record wining the regular season title. The girls made a statement as they also won the Colonial League Tournament on Thursday 9/27 at Saucon Valley high school.
The boys’ varsity soccer record is currently 9-2. With two convincing victories over Schuylkill Haven and Wilson this week, they will look to continue their winning ways on Saturday 9/29 with a tough match up at Saucon Valley.
The girls’ varsity field hockey team is also enjoying a successful season. The team‘s record is 9-2, posting strong victories over Colonial League rivals Southern Lehigh and Northwestern Lehigh this week. Under the new leadership of Coach Sheetz, the team will look to continue its winning ways as they close out the week by facing Pen Argyl High School at home on Saturday.
The boys’ and girls’ cross-country team had a quick start to the year. The program hosted the Lions’ Invitational on August 31st. Twenty-six schools and over 1000 runners competed in a middle school boys and girls, varsity girls, varsity boys, and sub-varsity boys and girls races. This was a great way to start the running season! A big Thank You to all of the parents who volunteered their time to make this race a success! The Varsity boys’ team won a 1st team trophy that day. The boys’ team is currently 7-11 with the girls’ team at 6-12. With only two regular season meets left, the team will start to shift its attention to the Colonial League Championship meet and the District XI meet.
The girls’ soccer team under the direction of 3rd year head coach Darien Vercillo is looking strong. The girls are off to an 8-2-1 record after two strong wins over Wilson and Schuylkill Haven. The team will honor their five seniors Saturday as they close the week against a strong Saucon Valley squad.