Saucon vs. Beca: 5 Things to Know About Saturday’s Football Game

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a pretty big high school football game Saturday night and it involves Saucon Valley. The Panthers  (10-1) will play the Bethlehem Catholic Golden Hawks (also 10-1) for the District 11 AAA championship at Bethlehem Area School District Stadium at 7:05 p.m.

Here are some other things to know before you go:

1. The Golden Hawks are the defending District 11 AAA champions. The last time the Panthers won the district title was as a 2A team in 2004 against Pine Grove, according to the Morning Call. 2.

Saucon Boys Soccer Team Wins First District Title Since ’72

Along with other noteworthy dates, Oct. 30, 2014 will now live in the collective memory of Panther sports fans as the day the Saucon boys soccer team triumphed 3-1 over Northwestern Lehigh to win the District 11 Class AA championship. According to the Express-Times, the thrilling victory also marked the first time the team has won the coveted District 11 title since 1972, although they came close by reaching the finals round in 2011 and 2012. Saucon senior Zach Reichard was the game’s standout player, scoring all three of the goals the Panthers recorded, the newspaper reported. The Panthers now advance to the first round of the PIAA playoffs, the Morning Call reported.