The Northampton cross country teams wrapped up their regular season on Tuesday and will now get ready for the postseason.
In their final meet, the girls had a nice day going 3-2 against Becahi, Easton, Freedom, Liberty and Nazareth. The boys dropped all five of their meets.
The girls finished their season with an impressive 11-6 mark. Joelle Perelli, Lyndsey Gallagher, Magen Perelli, Beth Albright and Olivia Cappolella were the top five finishers for NHS.
The Northampton boys soccer team needed overtime but defeated Southern Lehigh 2-1 last week.
After a scoreless half, both teams netted goals in the second half as Thomas Reinhard and Colin Hoff found the back of the net.
Chris Santos scored for the Kids in overtime to give them the win.
Jacob London made 13 saves in net for the Kids.
NHS also knocked off Whitehall thanks to two first half goals.
Jason Santos scored first on an assist from Austin Graver. That was followed by a Ryan Keenan tally to make it 2-0. Keenan was assisted by Chris Santos.
The Northampton cross country team is gearing up for the postseason events as their season winds down.
On Tuesday, they celebrated senior day on their home course in East Allen Township at Bicentennial Park in a meet with Eastburg North, Eastburg South and Stroudsburg.
Eight seniors were honored: Charlie Amore, Carly Hein, Jasmine Kraftician, Joelle Perelli, Zach Ohmacht, Gabe Reichenbach, Noah Rindock and Lucas Yost.
The girls won two while the boys won one on senior day.
The Northampton volleyball team picked up two wins recently.
The girls topped East Stroudsburg North in three games, 25-13, 25-8, 25-17.
In that victory, Julia Kester had nine kills and four aces. Olivia Lucas chipped in with 16 assists and four aces.
Earlier, Northampton defeated Pocono Mountain East in three games, 25-14, 25-15, 25-16.
Kester again led the way with nine kills. Lucas added 15 assists and Jasmine Pavlinsky came up with nine assists and four kills.
Northampton fell to Parkland in boys soccer 4-2.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Lehigh Township Connie Mack team had a strong start to their season but it may not have ended how the team wanted it to.
LT finished in second in the regular season, setting them up with a showdown against Hellertown in the Lehigh Valley League final. Just finishing in the top-two secured the team a birth to states, which was one of the goals the boys had entering the season.