Lady Pates Outpace Panthers (Brought to You by Andrew & Sonya Hughes)

A little more than 48 hours after their big victory over previously unbeaten Southern Lehigh, the undefeated Saucon Valley girls lacrosse team travelled across town to Freedom for a Thursday night turf field fight against the Lady Patriots.  The Pates were to be a formidable foe sporting a 9-2 record with their only losses coming at the hands of the powerful Easton and Parkland programs.  In addition, the Lady Patriots had the highly-skilled services of junior Katie Flynn who, with her 83 goals last season, is on pace to become one of the Lehigh Valley’s top scorers in girls lacrosse history.  It was to be a challenge that would need to bring out the best in the Panthers.

Patient Panthers Persevere Over Lady Spartans In Battle Of Unbeaten (Brought to You by Andrew & Sonya Hughes)

On Tuesday, it wasn’t just a rivalry matchup between the Saucon Valley Panthers and Southern Lehigh Spartans.  It was also a lacrosse battle of the unbeaten involving two of the top teams from the Lehigh Valley area.  The Spartans are #4 while the Panthers are listed as #1 according to the most recent rankings provided by lehighvalleylive.com. The Spartans made the quick trip into Hellertown with a 6-0 record, while the Panthers aimed to defend their home turf at 5-0.  Competition between these two girls lacrosse programs is usually tight and this game was no different.

Panther Boys/Girls Split With Crusaders and Bulldogs In Track Tri-Meet

It was a cold and windy Monday as most of the Panther runners, jumpers and throwers hosted the Notre Dame Crusaders and Northern Lehigh Bulldogs on their Senior Night in a Colonial League Track & Field competition.  Because of the gusting winds, PIAA officials cancelled the pole vault and javelin events.  Nonetheless, the other events went on as scheduled in this competitive affair that saw Notre Dame sweep the meet.