Bethlehem Press

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Area harriers race recently at Whitehall

Thursday, October 10, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Bethlehem Catholic, Freedom, and Liberty’s cross country teams competed against Whitehall, Emmaus, and Allentown Central Catholic last Tuesday at Whitehall.

In boys’ team results, Becahi lost to Whitehall, 25-34, Emmaus, 15-49, and Central, 20-41. Freedom defeated Whitehall, 29-27, Central, 23-33, and lost to Emmaus, 22-37. Liberty defeated Whitehall, 18-45, Central, 23-32, and lost to Emmaus, 20-43.

Liberty’s Cole Frank took first place in the boys’ race with a time of 18:13....

Liberty girls soccer picks up three wins

Thursday, October 10, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Liberty’s girls’ soccer team won three consecutive games last week, defeating Allen, 7-1, Dieruff, 5-1, and Northwestern Lehigh, 1-0.

In the Hurricanes’ game against Northwestern Lehigh on Saturday, Catherine Kelly scored the game-winning goal in overtime.

In the Hurricanes’ game against Dieruff, Kathryn Wescoe scored two goals in the first half, and Lindsey Heffernan scored one. Heffernan scored again in the opening minutes of the second half, and Kelly scored Liberty’s last...

FHS preps for Easton Becahi gets Eastburg S. next

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by PETER CAR in Sports

Freedom and Bethlehem Catholic both took steps in the right direction following victories last weekend to open up the second half of the regular season.

The Patriots (5-1) dispatched Pocono Mountain West easily last week 42-8 and Bethlehem Catholic (4-2) bounced back from their uninspiring defeat to Nazareth the week before to handle a winless Whitehall squad to the tune of 42-17.

After an easy game last week, Freedom now enters a pivotal week with a road trip to Easton (6-0)...

Volleyball looks to finish strong

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by PETER CAR in Sports

The playoffs are in play for every Bethlehem school heading into the final two weeks of the season, as Liberty (10-1), Freedom (10-2) and Bethlehem Catholic (9-2) have all secured volleyball berths in the District 11 tournament.

It might be the best run during the regular season for all three schools, which will only heat up this week when the Hurricanes take on the Golden Hawks in a key EPC showdown.

Liberty is currently in first place in the EPC, but Becahi and Freedom are...

Area golfers qualify

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by JEFF MOELLER in Sports

Liberty’s golf team will take four golfers and also compete as a team in the upcoming PIAA District 11 tournament Oct. 7 at Steel Club in Hellertown.

Joey Altemose fired a 70 and Ryan Evans carted a 87 at Old Homestead Monday to advance to the championship.

He will join Jimmy Barker and Ryan Vital who previously qualified through the East Penn Conference (EPC) tournament. As a team, Liberty finished second at the EPC tournament. As a result of Moravian Academy winning the...

Cane girls get 2-1 win

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Liberty’s girls’ soccer team wrapped up last week’s play with a 2-1 overtime victory over Bangor on Saturday.

Bangor struck first with a goal by Sarah Wilk on an assist by Morgan Karasek, and Liberty’s Kathryn Wescoe evened the score on an assist by Catherine Kelly at 7:35.

Both teams were scoreless in the second half, but midway through the first overtime, Kelly scored the game winner on an assist by Mia DelCorso.

Destiny Deschamps made 12 saves for the Hurricanes, and...

Easton tops Liberty

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

At no point did Liberty or Easton really have their second meeting in hand on Monday night, but as Easton’s Jonathan Morello said after the game, “We had to do something about this,” so with 38 seconds left, the Red Rovers topped the Hurricanes 4-3 at Liberty.

The game winner came at the end of a soccer match that seemed to be headed into overtime, but Easton forward Hunter Radowitch-Ambearle put it away.

“Michael Clarke crossed it in and I just slid it to the bottom corner. We...

Pete’s Top-10: A new number-one this week

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by PETER CAR in Sports

Last week we saw Nazareth fall for the first time this season. Was it the eventual slip that most teams in the EPC face, or are there cracks in the foundation?

The lone EPC team to remain undefeated is Easton following its win over Central Catholic over the weekend, but the Rovers haven’t been truly tested yet.

That changes this week with Freedom coming to town.

Parkland’s win over the Blue Eagles could be a sign they’re gearing up at the right time, while the Colonial...

LHS gearing up for playoffs

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by PETER CAR in Sports

With the field hockey season winding down, Liberty is heading down the stretch hot.

The Hurricanes (11-3) are winners of five straight as they head into this week’s contests with Stroudsburg (8-5) and Emmaus (14-0). It’ll be a challenging week for Liberty, as they continue to jockey for position in the EPC playoff race, where they currently sit a game behind Easton (10-3) for fourth place.

With a District 11 3A berth already well in hand, the ‘Canes are playing to keep momentum...

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Dryland 8 4 .667

Bath Lutheran 6 3 .667

Salem UCC 4 2 .667

Star of Bethlehem 4 2 .667

Light of Christ 6 6 .500

Christ UCC 5 7 .417

Farmersville 4 8 .333

St. Paul’s 3 6 .333

St. Stephen’s 2 4 .333

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