The 2016 winter sports season is entering the playoff portion. The Nazareth boys’ basketball team is off until February 17 when they have a District XI home game at 7 p.m.

The Nazareth girls basketball team will participate in the semifinal of the EPC Tournament at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10 when they play Easton at Liberty High School.

The Nazareth Wrestling Team enters the PIAA State Tournament at 7:30 p.m. at Whitehall High School on Monday, February 8 when they wrestle Cedar Cliff for a spot in Hershey at the GIANT Center on February 11 and 12.

The past week in Blue Eagles Country was a pretty busy one. The Nazareth Boys Basketball team had their senior night on February 1 where they beat Central Catholic 62-53 and then went to Parkland on February 3 where they fell 60-45 to finish the regular season.

The Nazareth Girls Basketball team went to Central Catholic on February 1 and won that game and then played their last home game on February 3 against Parkland and lost 44-29 and then played a home EPC Quarterfinal game vs. Bethlehem Catholic and won 60-45.

The Nazareth Wrestling team played host to the first round of districts on February 4, where six teams came to Nazareth for the first two rounds. Nazareth wrestled Liberty in the second round and won 42-19, then went to Freedom High School on February 6 where they met Pottsville and won 46-17, then lost to Bethlehem Catholic in the Semifinals 42-20 and then beat Easton in the true ultimate second place qualifier 37-23 to qualify for the PIAA State Tournament.

On February 1, the Nazareth Middle School Boys Basketball team won 42-19 over South Mountain and then fell to Northampton on February 4.

The Nazareth Swimming Teams beat Moravian Academy on February 2 and then fell to Emmaus on February 4 and will have Senior Night vs. Pocono Mountain West at 4 p.m. on Thursday February 11. Stay tuned next week to find out more Blue Eagles news and good luck to them in the playoffs!


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