Colonial League playoff recap and it’s time for Districts!
Our teams have had a challenging week of competitions with Colonial League playoffs and District XI matches.
Our Varsity Golf team’s season ended in the PIAA East Regionals as they were defeated by Devon Prep and Pope John II. The team finished the regular season with a 13-1 record and won a record fifth consecutive District XI Championship. The team also won the Colonial League Championship. This past Monday, Grace Sanborn ’21 qualified for the PIAA Girls’ Individual Championships. She will now compete on Monday, October 22nd at Heritage Hills Golf Course located in York, PA.
Our Varsity Girls’ Tennis team lost to Bethlehem Catholic in the District XI finals with three matches going to three sets. They finished their regular season with a 17-1 record and an undefeated Colonial League season. Miranda Gibson ’20 and Isabella Bartolacci ’22 advanced to the District XI doubles tournament semi-finals.
The Varsity Field Hockey and Boys’ Soccer teams also competed in the Colonial League playoffs. On Monday 10/15, the boys’ soccer team defeated Saucon Valley in the league semi-finals by a score of 3-2. They, unfortunately, lost 3-1 to Northwestern in the league finals on Wednesday 10/17. The team now awaits the beginning of District play.
The Field Hockey team lost 2-0 to Southern Lehigh in the Colonial League semi-final. They will now shift their focus to the District tournament and defending their 2017 title.
The Girls’ Soccer team finished their regular season on high notes as they beat Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg by a score of 1-0 and Williams Valley 4-0. The team will also now focus on District XI play.
The Cross Country teams ran in the Colonial League meet this past Tuesday at DeSales University. The boys’ team had an excellent race finishing in fifth place with the girls placing in tenth. Both teams will compete in the District XI Championship taking place on Wednesday, October 24 at Bethlehem Municipal Golf Course. Race times are 3:40 pm for the boys and 4:20 pm for the girls.
The Colonial League Coaches also selected all-star teams in boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, and field hockey. Here is a list of our student-athletes who were selected:
Cassie Romanczuk*- 1st Team
Kate Costantino*- 2nd Team
Darby DeCastro ’20- 2nd Team
Grace Mulligan*- 2nd Team
Carolyn Reilly ’19- Honorable Mention
Austin Recinos ’20-1st Team
Carson Danaher ’19- 2nd Team
Cameron Rohatgi ’19- 2nd Team
Nikhil Mhatra*- Honorable Mention
Gabrielle Oudin ’20- 1st Team
Chloe Oudin ’22- Honorable Mention
Maddie Tran ’19- Honorable Mention
(* – Notre Dame High School student)
Congratulations to all of these student-athletes and their coaches! Good luck to all of our teams in the District XI playoffs! The brackets will be released on Sunday 10/21. Stay tuned for details regarding opponents, dates, and locations.
Upcoming District XI Playoffs and PIAA State competitions:
Monday, October 22nd:
PIAA Golf Individual Championship- Heritage Hills Golf Course, York, PA- 8:30 am start.
Wednesday, October 23rd:
District XI Cross Country Championship meet @ Bethlehem Municipal Golf Course, Bethlehem.
Girls’ Varsity race– 4:20 pm
Boys’ Varsity race– 3:40 pm