Weekly Sports update

By Andy Weaver

As we enter the middle of January Nazareth HS Athletics are in High gear of their winter sports season. On Wednesday January 8, the Wrestling Team went over to Bethlehem Catholic as we fell to the Hawks 40-17.  On Thursday January 9 The Nazareth Swimming Team played host to top talented Emmaus Green Hornets and Emmaus won but Nazareth came real close for the 1st time in 25 years. Also on Thursday January the Nazareth Middle School Girls Basketball team beat Northeast 31-23 and 21-6.  On Friday January 10 the Nazareth Girls Middle School Basketball team played E-Burg South and won 34-2 and 26-2.  Also. the Nazareth Girls Basketball team traveled to Freedom and got a 44-20 win, meanwhile the Boys Basketball team were at home against Freedom and knocked off previously unbeaten Freedom 52-49.  On Saturday January 11 the Boys Basketball team went up to East Stroudsburg North and we fell by a 56-36 score.  The Girls Basketball team played host to East Stroudsburg North and got a 54-9 win. The Nazareth Wrestling team were down at the Virginia Duals all weekend and on Friday they beat  Gloucester, VA 62-3 and St Anthony's of New York 52-9.  On Saturday in the Semifinals the Wrestlers beat Colonial Forge Virgina 37-21 and then in the Finals they fell to Don Bosco Prep 32-20 to settle for 2nd place.  On Wednesday January 15 the Wrestling team will be at Liberty HS At 7pm and on Friday January 17 the Boys Basketball team will be at home against Allen at 7pm while the Girls Basketball team will be at Allen at 7pm! On Monday January 20 the Boys Basketball team will host Dieruff at 7pm in a SNOW Makeup game!   The Boys Basketball team is 6-5 and the Girls Basketball team is 9-2 at press time.  For up to the minute Nazareth sports news, visit www.nazarethsports.net.


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