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Girls eye district berth

Thursday, October 8, 2015 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Northampton girls tennis team was still in play for a District 11 berth heading into Tuesday’s match against Wilson.

According to head coach Kim Davis, the girls needed to knock off the Warriors and hope for help, needing Parkland to defeat Whitehall.

“As of [early this week] we are .03 points out of team district play,” Davis said before Tuesday’s match.

The girls took care of their business defeating Wilson 6-1 at home Tuesday afternoon.

Emma Angle, Mary Angle and Grace Lewis all won at singles in convincing fashion.

Soccer falls to Central

Thursday, October 1, 2015 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Northampton boys soccer team fell to Central 3-1 on Monday.

The Vikings got out to a 2-0 lead with two goals in the first half from Bryan Reyes and Ryan Granahan.

The Kids cut the lead in half when Thomas Reinhard scored unassisted in the second half to make it 2-1. But Central’s Joe Nguyen extended the Viking lead with an unassisted tally.

Austin Cooper made three saves in net for the Kids.

The boys did get a win over East Stroudsburg North.

The Kids trailed in this contest as Austin Albaugh scored a first half goal on an assist from Idrissa Samake.

Harriers pick up 2 wins

Thursday, September 24, 2015 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Kids cross country team competed Sept. 22 at Nazareth.

Both the boys and girls teams beat Allen and Dieruff and lost to Parkland. The boys are 2-4, the girls are 3-3.

The girls were paced by the top-seven of Magen Perelli, Beth Albright, Carly Hein, Brooke Ingram, Lauren Pague, Olivia Cappolella and Jenele Vadelund.

“Nazareth is a fast course and this is the best weather we have had all year. So many girls had their personal best time,” said head coach Dan Benner.

Girls tennis aims to return to winning ways

Thursday, September 17, 2015 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

After getting off to a very solid start, the Northampton girls tennis team has hit a bit of a rough patch.

It started back on Sept. 8 with a 7-0 loss to a then-unbeaten Liberty team. The Kids were on the losing end of two, tough matches. One coming from Mary Angle at number-two singles where she fell 6-4, 7-6 (7-0) to Madelyn Conrad. The number-three doubles match went three sets but Emily Landis and Cece Lebus fell 1-6, 6-1, 6-3.

Golf, tennis team pick up victories

Thursday, September 3, 2015 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

Northampton swept a quad-meet and then split a tri-meet in recent golf action.

The Kids took on Freedom, Pleasant Valley and Eastburg North coming away with a victor over all three teams. Northampton shot 414 led by Taylor Foust’s 74 which tied for the top individual score of the day.

The Pates shot 428, the Bears 449 and Eastburg North a 548.

Jack Test had an 81 with Andrew Hozza carding an 85 to help lead Northampton. Nick Serensits had an 86 and Mike Kovalchik an 88.

The Pates John Yocum also shot a 74. Sean Abel of Freedom had the second-best score with a 78.

Lehigh Twp. Connie Mack starts off year hot

Thursday, June 25, 2015 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Lehigh Township Connie Mack baseball team is off to a hot start this year, but things could get a little tougher for the squad with seven games to go as of late last week.

LT is 9-1-1 so far this season, sitting in second place behind only the Central Vikings who were 11-1-1 as of June 18, according to the league's Web site.

"We're doing really well this year," said head coach Tom Onusconich, who is back for his second season. "The team is solid with a bunch of really good kids that are great to be around.

Girls track wins two recent meets

Thursday, April 9, 2015 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Northampton track team took part in a three-team meet on Monday at Pocono Mountain West. Dieruff was the other participant.

The girls team won both meets, which brings their record to 3-2 this season. The boys beat Dieruff and lost to Pocono Mountain West, which puts their record at 1-4.

The girls took seven firsts in the meet, including two wins each from Aja Blount and Lyndsey Gallagher. Blount was tops in the shot put with a winning throw of 31-2. She also took first in the discus with a throw of 90-0.

Tennis team beats Thorpe

Thursday, April 9, 2015 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Northampton tennis team picked up a victory over Jim Thorpe and also fell to Whitehall in recent action.

The Kids used wins from all four doubles teams to pull out the 4-3 victory over the Olympians on April 6.

The number-one doubles team of Tom Reinhard and Carter Test won a thrilling match, losing their opening set 7-6 on a 7-4 tiebreaker to John Lowin and Brett Luicana. But Reinhard and Test came back to win the second set 6-4 and took the third set 7-6 on a 7-2 tiebreaker score.