In the 90th annual meeting on Thanksgiving Day between Catasauqua and Northampton (94th total), it was the Kids who came away with a convincing 42-25 victory on the road at Alumni Field.
The victory gave the Kids a 57-33-4 advantage in the series.
Northampton got off to a fast start in last year’s game, jumping out to a 21-0 advantage before the half. Catty would try to climb back into the game with two third quarter touchdowns but the Kids would maintain their advantage.
The Catty girls soccer team won 3-2 over Bethlehem Catholic.
Catty got off to a great start, taking a 2-0 first half lead. Lexi Rushatz and Trinity Kern notched first half goals. But, the Hawks would rally and score two goals in the second half. Mikaela Alleyne and Taylor Richards found the back of the net as Becahi forced overtime.
But Catty would win it in extra time thanks to Huber’s goal. Kern would also add an assist in the game.
Catty had 13 shots in the game and keeper Madison Hicks made 14 saves for the Roughs. The Hawks had 15 shots on goal.
The Catasauqua volleyball team picked up a win against Palmerton.
The team dropped the first two games 25-20 and 26-24 but rallied to win the next three by scores of 25-23, 25-19 and 15-8.
The Roughs dropped games to Tamaqua 25-12, 25-17 and 25-2.
Kaitlyn Stauffenberg had five aces, five kills and 15 assists to lead the way.
Salem Christian won over Catty in three sets: 25-14, 25-15, 25-15.
Catty fell to Notre Dame Green Pond 25-10, 25-11, 25-16.
In boys soccer, the Roughs lost to Notre Dame Green Pond 2-0.
The Catty girls soccer team found their scoring touch in a 4-0 win over Tamaqua.
Alexis Rushatz scored two second half goals to help Catasauqua pull away from Tamaqua.
Allanah George and Trinity Kern also found the net for the Rough Riders, both coming in the first half to give Catasauqua an early lead.
Flo Rios had 12 saves in goal for the Raiders who outshot Catasauqua by a 20-9 count in the game.
The JV game ended in a 0-0 tie.
The Catty girls soccer team fell to Pen Argyl 4-3 in overtime.
The Catty girls soccer team was outplayed on the scoresheet but ended in a scoreless draw with Saucon Valley.
Saucon Valley fired 25 shots on goal and Madison Hicks had an answer for all of them making 25 saves.
Before that contest, Catty blanked Wilson 3-0.
The Roughs scored two goals in the first half and never looked back. Alexis Rushatz had both of those tallies before Cassie Barna added the team’s final goal in the second half.
Catty had 24 shots on goal to the Warriors 12. Hicks made 11 saves in the win.
Day 1 of the Colonial League meet was held on Tuesday afternoon at East Stroudsburg South.
Kenzie Bradley took second place in the long jump with a 17-1.75. She finished behind Jill Olewine of Northern Lehigh who was seeded ahead coming into the event. The two were scheduled to battle it out in the triple jump on Wednesday, which is after Press deadlines.
Jacob Wittman continues to lead the way in the pole vault as the top seed, clearing 12-6, he’ll also be in action on Wednesday.
The Catasauqua track and field team dropped meets to Palisades and Notre Dame Green Pond last week to close out their season as they prepared for the Colonial League meet scheduled to take place May 9-10.
The Catty boys lost 122-18 to Palisades and 103-37 to Notre Dame. The girls fell 103-38 to Palisades and 83-51 to Notre Dame.
Tyra Brown and Kenzie Bradley picked up individual wins for the Roughs. Brown won the 200 with a time of 27.9, while Bradley was a double-winner on the day, taking the long jump with a 16-4.5 and the triple jump with a 32-4.
The Catasauqua girls track team lost a tough, close match with Palmerton last week, falling 74-72.
Tyra Brown was a double winner, taking the 100 in 13.36 and the 200 in 27.21. Brown is among the tops in the league in both events (See page A8).
In the 400 Trinity Kern took home first place with a time of 1:06.75.
The Catty track and field team lost it’s opening meet.
The girls fell to Northern Lehigh 71-55 while the boys lost 109-32.
For the girls, the 400 relay team took first with a time of 53.7. Kenzie Bradley also took a first, taking the top spot in the high jump by clearing 4-6.
The Roughs had a host of seconds: Hanasia Jenkins in the 100, Bradley in the 200, Trinity Kern in the 400 and Jackie Garner in the shot put.
The Bethlehem Catholic girls basketball team captured its first state title on Thursday night, knocking off Villa Maria of Erie 46-27 in the girls 4A final.
Becahi was 0-for-2 to that point in state title games, falling as recently as 2013, but this time things would be different, as the Hawks won again using a familiar approach in their playoff run - a quick start.