By all accounts, Father Judge was hanging in there with one of the state’s best teams.
George Washington scored the second chance it was hoping for. A titanic rematch with undefeated Ben Franklin is looming.
After early exits in each of the last two seasons, the Ragdolls came from behind in a 2-1 overtime win over Council Rock South.
Below is a look at the other Public League football squads that participated in the postseason last weekend (all Catholic League programs had a bye week):
Alex Vo traveled off the beaten path when searching for a sport to excel in, trying anything from ice skating to swimming. Thanks to an assist from her dad, the Nazareth Academy junior fell in love with another non-mainstream sport for young people, and her skills on the tennis court are making a name for herself and her school.
This weekend, while Philadelphia Catholic League football all get a bye before the postseason begins, their Public League counterparts will hit the gridiron on Friday and Saturday. Here’s a closer look at the quarterfinals matchups for our area teams:
Standing on the precipice of a three-peat, something the girls soccer program at Archbishop Ryan had never done, the Ragdolls did the only thing they could think of before Sunday afternoon’s Catholic League championship game:
When the Northeast soccer team trudged off the field following last year’s disappointing loss to Central in the Public League championship game, Abraham Kamara was a few miles away, helping Father Judge win the Catholic League title.
Now that Rushawn Grange and Travon Williams have finally found a home, the duo has the Northeast High School football program back where it expected to be all along: the playoffs.
On Saturday, the Father Judge soccer team had a chance to become the first Catholic League squad in 18 years to play in four consecutive league title games.