District Playoff continues for Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer!
We saw the end of the fall season for a few of our programs, but not without some significant performances. Our Varsity Boys Cross Country finished in 2nd place taking home a silver medal in the District XI Team Championship. The team just fell 2 points shy of the gold medal and a trip to the PIAA Championship meet. Mason Tran ’21 was our top male finisher as he earned an 8th place finish. Our Varsity Girls Cross Country finished in 6th place. Lily Eyvazzadeh ’22 was our top female runner finishing in 7th place.
Our Varsity Field Hockey team’s season also came to an end in the District XI quarterfinals as Northwestern Lehigh defeated the Lions by a score of 2-1. The team finished the regular season with a 13-4 record. The team finished with the 2nd best record in the Colonial League behind eventual league champion Bangor High School. With two League Championships (2015 and 2016), three District XI Championships (2015-2017), and a PIAA Championship (2016), our seniors should be proud of their legacy.
With a strong group of returning players, the future continues to look bright for the Lions.
Grace Sanborn ‘21 competed in the PIAA Girls’ Individual Championships this past Monday and Tuesday. She finished in 18th place and was one of 4 juniors to compete in the event. Congratulations to Grace as she finished her sophomore campaign as the individual Colonial League Champion and the District XI Champion. Her fall season does not end, however, as she and her teammates on the Varsity Girls’ Soccer team will face Catasauqua High School in the District XI semi-finals on Tuesday 10/30.
Our Varsity Boys’ Soccer Team will also be participating in the District XI semi-finals on Tuesday 10/30. They will face Minersville High School at Lehighton High School at 3:30 pm. We are hoping that both teams will move forward and look to earn a District XI Championship on Thursday 11/1.
Austin Recinos ’20 and Gabrielle Oudin ’20 were both recognized as members for 1st Team Colonial League Soccer All-Stars prior to the Colonial League Soccer finals last week.
Stay tuned for additional information regarding the location and times for our Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer District games.
Although our fall season has not ended, the beginning of winter athletics is just around the corner. The students at the Upper School have been signing up to participate in boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball, boys’ swimming, girls’ swimming, and wrestling (with Notre Dame of Green Pond).
Remember that in order to participate in practices, students must have their PIAA clearance information turned in to our St. Luke’s Sports Medicine Staff. Winter Sport practices officially begin on Friday, November 16th.
Upcoming District XI Playoffs and PIAA State competitions:
Tuesday, October 30th:
District XI Semi-Final: Varsity Girls’ Soccer- 10/30 at 5 pm – Moravian Academy vs. Catasauqua at Parkland High School
District XI Semi-Final: Varsity Boys’ Soccer- 10/30 at 3:30 pm – Moravian Academy vs. Minersville at Lehighton High School
Thursday, November 1st:
District XI Final: Varsity Girls’ Soccer- 11/1 at 5 pm – Moravian Academy vs. Minersville at Palmerton High School
District XI Final: Varsity Boys’ Soccer-11/1 at 7 pm – Moravian Academy vs. Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg at Palmerton High School