This week is playoff season for our boys and girls basketball teams. The boys basketball team will host Liberty in the Pigtail Round of Districts at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 17. The Varsity Girls Basketball team will have off with a Bye in the Pigtail Round and will play at Allen High School at 6 p.m. on Friday, February 19 in the quarterfinal round where they will face either Pleasant Valley or Whitehall who meet together on February 16. The Varsity Girls Basketball team played in the EPC Semifinal Game at Freedom High School on February 10 where they played Easton and fell short 46-39.
The Varsity Wrestling team participated in the State Wrestling team championships at the Giant Center in Hershey. On February 11 they beat Miffin County 31-30 and then on February 12 they beat Kiski Area 33-32, but then fell to Boyertown at night 38-19. On February 13 they beat Central Dauphin 28-24, but then fell to Belle Vernon 30-28 to place fourth in the state. The wrestlers will start the Individual Wrestling Season on Friday, February 26 at 4 p.m. at Liberty High School.
The Nazareth Swimming teams had their Senior Night on February 11 where they beat Pocono Mountain West and on February 18 at 5 p.m. they will travel to Stroudsburg.
The spring sports practices will start on March 7 for those interested. The Nazareth boys basketball team is 13-9, the girls basketball team is 16-8, the varsity wrestling team will end the team portion of the season at 19-4, the boys swimming team is 7-6 and the girls swimming team is 7-5. Check back next week for more Blue Eagles sports news as the playoff season rolls on.