After a disappointing fall in the Public League championship, Frankford made sure its season ended on a high note.
The game plan for Father Judge High School was to run the ball against Abraham Lincoln in last week’s Thanksgiving Day football matchup.
The Vikings capped off a mediocre season with a big win on Thanksgiving, feasting upon Central for their seventh consecutive Turkey Day victory.
After winning just three football games over the past three seasons, Archbishop Ryan dominated Public League champs George Washington on Thanksgiving Day.
Four Catholic League championships.
Nazareth Academy senior Melanie Kalesse accepted a full scholarship to attend Siena College next year. She’ll play softball for the D-1 Saints.
“It’s always an exciting opportunity for us to play a great opponent like La Salle, and there’s no shame in losing to such a quality team. That said, it is hard for us to stack up against them.” — Washington coach Ron Cohen
The Abraham Lincoln Railsplitters and Father Judge Crusaders both had quick postseason exits and are looking for a bit of redemption on Thanksgiving.
For years, Archbishop Ryan’s football team has been near the bottom of the Catholic League standings. The Raiders haven’t finished with a winning record since 1998.
“I just love all the accomplishments running has gotten me. It’s just my sport. I feel like it’s a part of me.” — Teresa Ortiz