This past weekend summer basketball heated up as last week was the Stellar Basketball Tournament and this past weekend was the Sportfest that is held each year. All the games are played in Allentown at Cedar Beach.
On Thursday, July 17 the Nazareth varsity boys basketball team played Catasauqua and won 54-51. On Friday, July 18 Nazareth varsity girls basketball team played Delaware Valley and won 34-16 and the Nazareth JV boys basketball team played Dieruff and won 35-21. On Saturday, July 19 the Nazareth varsity boys basketball team played Phoenixville and won 47-31 and then beat Nazareth of Brooklyn New York 41-35, The Nazareth JV boys basketball team on Saturday played Salisbury and won 41-24 and the Nazareth Varsity Girls Basketball team played Scranton Prep and won 38-19 and then fell to Dunmore 37-20 but then beat Palisades 33-26.
On Sunday, July 21 the Nazareth varsity boys basketball team played Emmaus and fell in that one, 35-24. The Nazareth girls basketball team on Sunday beat Hempfield 34-23 and then beat North Huntington 37-22 and then beat Northwestern 24-16 and then beat Dunmore 30-27 to win the Sportfest Championship. Also on Sunday the Nazareth JV boys basketball team played Becahi and won 46-34 and then beat Liberty 49-46 and then beat Reading 55-46 to win the Sportfest Championship. Jahan Dotson was the JV boys MVP and Kevin Wagner was all tournament player and in the girls, Taylor Umar is MVP Of the tournament. I will be interviewing Taylor on on my website soon. For all the latest news of Nazareth Sports, visit www.nazarethsports.net.