So. Parkland A 24, Lower Macungie 0
The South Parkland 110-pound A team shut out the Lower Macungie Mustangs 24-0 under the lights at Mustang Field in a non-league game on Monday night.
The Trojans offense struck early when Vincent Gerbasio hooked up with Trent Perkins for a 64-yard touchdown pass on the second play of the game. On the Trojans second possession, JT Siggins took a hand-off from Gerbasio and raced 22-yards for a touchdown.
So. Parkland 32,
Upper Saucon 20
South Parkland scored 26 unanswered points in the second half after a sluggish start against Upper Saucon Storm.
In the first half, the Trojans moved the ball into the red zone three times only to score once on a seven-yard touchdown strike from Jake Yannes to Dante Strella on a 4th and 7.
Some offensive and defensive adjustments at half seem to do the trick as the Trojans scored on four consecutive drives. The defense also showed up and completely shut the Storm out in the second half.
No. Parkland 18,
Emmaus 12 (OT)
Josh Lee's big effort in overtime led North Parkland to close win over Emmaus, 18-12.
Lee stopped the Lil' Hornets on the first series of overtime with an interception. He then came up big on the offense end with a five-yard touchdown run to win the game. Lee also had a 10-yard touchdown run during regulation.
The Buffalo defense also got involved with Bobby Carlson recovering a fumble and returning it 50 yards for a score in the second half to tie the game.
Whether it is pumping up her teammates after a mistake, or being one of the first to congratulate a teammate after a goal, Kayla Mueller has been a leader on and off the field for the Virginia Commonwealth field hockey team.
Mueller, a 2010 graduate of Parkland, has seen an increased amount of playing time her first two years on the campus of VCU. The junior is looked at as a leader and a great teammate.
Breanna Mazalewski's name is one you'll find throughout the La Salle University volleyball team's record books.
The senior libero entered her final season in sixth place in school history for total career digs with 1,041. While the number one spot on the list will continue to be occupied by Carolyn Judge with 2,080 career digs, Mazalewski's goal of climbing the ladder is happening before our eyes.
So. Parkland Black 20, Lower Macungie 16
South Parkland Black 125s came back from eight-point deficit in the final four minutes of the fourth quarter to defeat the Lower Macungie Mustangs.
Harper Puckett was deadly all night going 7-for-10 and 152 yards passing with two touchdown strikes. Puckett twice found Braxton Hayes for scores.
It's been three years removed from the switch.
Arialle Hess competed her freshman year at Temple University, but transferred after that year to Virginia Commonwealth, and it couldn't have been better for the 2009 Parkland graduate.
Saucon Valley 12,
No. Parkland 6
The 125s couldn't come up with enough offense to solve a stingy Panther defense in a 12-6 loss.
The Buffs only trip to the end zone came when Michael Ruisch found Adam Salvaggio for a 20-yard touchdown pass. It was North Parkland's second loss of the year.
North Parkland 29,
Saucon Valley 12
Dante Medlar scored a pair of touchdowns to lead the Buffaloes past Saucon in the 110-pound game.
Medlar had touchdown runs of 24 yards and a yard to lead the scoring.
No. Parkland 34,
Allentown A's 7
Joey Guida scored in all phases of the game to lead North Parkland to a 34-7 win in the 125-pound game with Allentown.
Guida got the Buffs defensive on the board with a safety and later added a 15-yard touchdown run. He converted three extra point kicks in the game.
Josh Lee scored a 10-yard touchdown and Ian Haggerty had a five-yard score.
No. Parkland 20,
Allentown A's 6
So. Parkland 45,
The SPYA 125s rebounded from a tough opening day loss in a big way by blanking the Hokey Eagles 45-0 in a SYFL matchup on Saturday.
The Trojans (1-1) rushed for over 300 yards on the day. Dominic Nelson scored on a 80-yard run on the second play of the game as well as scoring on a 65-yard run on the Trojans second possession. Nelson ended the game with 167 yards rushing, five sacks and 10 tackles.