Season Recaps

  • 2017-18 Northampton Area High School Sports Seasonal Recap

     

    Fall Sports

     

    Varsity Cross Country

     

    Boys Cross Country

     

    Overall: 8-9

    EPC: 8-9

     

    Girls Cross Country

     

    Overall: 11-6

    EPC: 11-6

     

    • Magen Perelli: District XI Qualifier (15th Place)
    • Magen Perelli: PIAA State Qualifier (150th Place)
    • Georgia Wiswesser: District XI Qualifier (7th Place)
    • Georgia Wiswesser: PIAA State Qualifier (156th Place)
    • Georgia Wiswesser: The Morning Call All-Area Team Honorable Mention

     

    Varsity Football

     

    Overall: 4-8

    EPC: 2-8

     

    • Brandon Caffrey - Lehigh Valley Live Player of the Week Honorable Mention (Week 1)
    • Brandon Caffrey – Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 1st Team (Punter)
    • Brandon Caffrey – 2017 The Morning Call All-Area Football 1st Team (Punter)
    • Tyrese Brandon – 2017 The Morning Call All-Area Football Honorable Mention (Athlete)
    • Aiden Jones – 2017 The Morning Call All-Area Football Honorable Mention (Safety)
    • Hunter Werkheiser – 2017 The Morning Call All-Area Football Honorable Mention (Offensive Line)
    • Turkey Day: Northampton 46 – Catasauqua 19
    • Josh Smith – Northampton Thanksgiving Day MVP
    • Hunter Wacik - National Football Foundation Northampton Area High School Scholar Athlete
    • Brandon Caffrey - 2018 McDonald's All-Star Game Selection
    • Zachary Liggitt - 2018 McDonald's All-Star Game Selection

     

    Varsity Boys Soccer

     

    Overall: 5-12-1

    EPC: 4-11-1

     

    Varsity Girls Soccer

     

    Overall: 11-9-1

    EPC: 8-7-1

     

    • Rachel Apsley – Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 3rd Team
    • Abigail Czarnecki – Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 3rd Team
    • Rachel Apsley – The Morning Call Girls Soccer All-Area Honorable Mention
    • Abigail Czarnecki – Lehigh Valley Live Top 37 LV Girls Soccer Player
    • EPC Quarterfinal Round: Parkland 5 – Northampton 0
    • District XI Pigtail Round: Northampton 3 – Liberty 2
    • District XI Quarterfinal Round: Easton 3 – Northampton 0
    • Chaz Saul – EPC Girls Soccer Coach of the Year

     

    Varsity Field Hockey

     

    Overall: 11-9

    EPC: 10-8

     

    • Morgan Mullen - Morning Call/Coordinated Health Athlete of the Week (9/8/17)
    • Morgan Mullen - NHS Single Game Goals Scored Record - 7 (9/8/17)
    • Morgan Mullen – Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 1st Team
    • Brynne Ehrlacher – Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 2nd Team
    • Victoria Unangst – Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 2nd Team
    • DXI Pigtail Round: Northampton 2 – ES South 1
    • DXI Quarterfinal Round: Emmaus 6 – Northampton 1
    • PSFHSCA All-State Academic Team Award
    • Olivia Daniels – PSFHSCA All-State Academic Individual Award
    • Morgan Mullen – PSFHSCA All-State Academic Individual Award
    • Makenzie Reinhard – PSFHSCA All-State Academic Individual Award
    • Sarah Shook – PSFHSCA All-State Academic Individual Award
    • Victoria Unangst – PSFHSCA All-State Academic Individual Award
    • Morgan Mullen – PSFHSCA All-State Honorable Mention
    • Morgan Mullen - The Morning Call All-Area First Team
    • Brynne Ehrlacher - The Morning Call All-Area Honorable Mention
    • Victoria Unangst - The Morning Call All-Area Honorable Mention

     

    Varsity Girls Tennis

     

    Overall: 8-9

    EPC: 6-8

     

    • Liz Hozza - EPC Championships: #1 Singles Qualifier
    • Rose Sharga - EPC Championships: #2 Singles Qualifier
    • Grace Tepes - EPC Championships: #3 Singles Qualifier
    • Jess Grello & Syd Schmall - EPC Championships: #2 Doubles Qualifier
    • Regan Hobby & Kasey Zelienka - EPC Championships: #3 Doubles Qualifier
    • Shannon Reinhard & Liz Moore - EPC Championships: #4 Doubles Qualifier
    • Shannon Reinhard & Liz Moore - EPC Championships: #4 Doubles Bronze (3rd Place) Medalists
    • Liz Hozza - DXI Girls Tennis Singles Tournament Qualifier
    • Rose Sharga - DXI Girls Tennis Singles Tournament Qualifier
    • DXI Team District Quarterfinal Round: Easton 4 – Northampton 1
    • Liz Hozza & Rose Sharga - DXI Girls Tennis Doubles Tournament Qualifier (7th Seed)

     

    Varsity Golf

     

    Overall:16-2

    EPC: 13-2 (2nd)

     

    • EPC Tournament Championships - 6th Place
    • Kate Gogel - EPC Tournament Championship - 3rd Place
    • Andrew Hozza - EPC Tournament Championship - 3rd Place
    • Andrew Hozza – Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 1st Team
    • Jack Test - AAA District XI Boys Golf Qualifier (23rd)
    • Anthony Sawarynski - AAA District XI Boys Golf Qualifier (T-16th)
    • Kate Gogel - AAA District XI Girls Golf Qualifier (T-2nd)
    • Jess Bretzik - AAA District XI Girls Golf Qualifier (5th)
    • Anthony Sawarynski - AAA District XI Boys Championships
    • Kate Gogel - AAA District XI Girls Championships
    • Jess Bretzik - AAA District XI Girls Championships
    • AAA DXI Team Championships - 2nd Place
    • Andrew Hozza - AAA PA Regional Qualifier (6th Place - DXI Tournament)
    • Andrew Hozza - The Morning Call All-Area Golf Team

     

    Varsity Girls Volleyball

     

    Overall: 7-11

    EPC: 5-11

     

    • Red Rover Invitational Champions
    • Spartan Invitational Champions
    • Sydney Heffner - Lehigh Valley Live Girls Volleyball Player of the Week Honorable Mention (9/25/17)
    • Julia Kester - Lehigh Valley Live Girls Volleyball Player of the Week Honorable Mention (9/25/17)

     

    Winter Sports

     

    Varsity Boys Basketball

     

    Overall:  18-9

    EPC:  16-6

     

    • Salisbury Holiday Classic Tournament Champions
    • Aidan Ellwood: Salisbury Holiday Tournament MVP
    • Aidan Ellwood: 1,000th Career Point Scored vs. Nazareth Area HS (12/22)
    • Aidan Ellwood: Frantz Trophies Player of the Week (12/31)
    • Aidan Ellwood: Coordinated Health/The Morning Call Athlete of the Week (1/18)
    • Cory Weisenberger: Lehigh Valley Live EPC Boys Basketball Star of the Week (1/21)
    • Aidan Ellwood: Lehigh Valley Live EPC Boys Basketball Honorable Mention of the Week (1/21)
    • Aidan Ellwood: Northampton 1,000 Point Scorer (Northampton vs. William Allen - Wednesday, January 24, 2018)
    • Aida Ellwood: Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 1st Team
    • EPC Quarterfinal Round: February 12, 2018: CCHS 64 - Northampton 48
    • DXI Quarterfinal Round: February 24, 2018: Northampton 74 - Parkland 65
    • DXI Semifinal Round: February 28, 2018: Northampton 58 - Emmaus 54
    • DXI Final: March 5, 2018: ES South 60 - Northampton 50
    • PIAA First Round: March 10, 2018 - St. Joe's Prep 62 - Northampton 57
    • Aidan Ellwood - Frantz Trophies All-Area Boys First Team
    • Cory Weisenberger - Frantz Trophies All-Area Boys Second Team
    • Michael Torres - Frantz Trophies All-Area Boys Honorable Mention
    • Coy Stampone - Frantz Trophies Coach of the Year

     

    Varsity Girls Basketball

     

    Overall:  15-9

    EPC:  15-7

     

    • Jeff Jacksits: Northampton Girls Basketball Winningnest Coach - 214 Wins (12/12)
    • Victoria Keenan: Frantz Trophies Player of the Week (12/31)
    • Victoria Keenan: 1,000th Career Point Scored vs. Stroudsburg High School (1/12)
    • Victoria Keenan: 2017-18 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 1st Team
    • Victoria Keenan: Frantz Trophies All-Area Girls Team
    • Jenna Rogers: 2017-18 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 2nd Team
    • EPC Quarterfinal Round: February 12, 2018: Bethlehem Catholic 62 - Northampton 45
    • DXI Quarterfinal Round: February 22, 2018: Freedom 64 - Northampton 48
    • Victoria Keenan: PA All-State Girls Basketball Team 2nd Team

     

    Varsity Boys Swimming

     

    Overall:  7-6

    EPC:  7-6

     

    Varsity Girls Swimming

     

    Overall:  7-6

    EPC:  7-6

    • AAA DXI Championship: Team Boys: 11th Place
    • AAA DXI Championship: Team Girls: 7th Place
    • AAA DXI Championships: Girls 200 Yard Medley Relay: 4th Place (Rockovits, Nothstein, Calvo, McCloskey) 1:52:38 (NHS Record)
    • AAA DXI Championships: Sarah Hosking: 4th Place - Girls 200 Yard IM - 2:11:32 (NHS Record)
    • AAA DXI Championships: Rebecca Nothstein: 5th Place - Girls 100 Yard Fly - 1:00:03 (NHS Record)
    • AAA DXI Championships: Brynne Rockovits: 4th Place - Girls 100 Yard Free - 53.75
    • AAA DXI Championships: Sarah Hosking: 3rd Place - Girls 100 Yard Breast - 1:07:09 (NHS Record)

     

    Varsity Wrestling

     

    Overall:  14-5

    EPC:  12-3

     

    • Beast of the East: 20th Place
    • Bethlehem Holiday Classic: 6th Place
    • Devon Britton – Bethlehem Holiday Classic 1st Place (138 Lbs.)
    • Parkland Winter Duals: 1st Place
    • Devon Britton - Escape the Rock 4th Place (132 Lbs.)
    • Jagger Condomitti - Escape the Rock 7th Place (126 Lbs.)
    • Logan Ninos - Escape the Rock 8th Place (120 Lbs.)
    • Hunter Werkheiser - Escape the Rock 7th Place (HWT)
    • DXI Team Duals - 2/1/18 Quarterfinal - Northampton vs. Stroudsburg (46-13 W)
    • DXI Team Duals - 2/3/18 Semifinal - Northampton vs. Bethlehem Catholc (41-18 L)
    • DXI Team Duals - 2/3/18 Consolation Semifinal - Northampton vs. Bangor (49-21 W)
    • DXI Team Duals - 2/3/18 Consolation Final - Northampton vs. Liberty (30-18 L)
    • Hunter Werkheiser: 2017-18 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 2nd Team
    • Sam Hanley: 2017-18 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 3rd Team
    • Logan Ninos: 2017-18 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 3rd Team
    • Jagger Condomitti: 2017-18 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 3rd Team
    • Devon Britton: 2017-18 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference All-Conference 3rd Team
    • DXI Individual Championships: Team Final Standing - 5th Place
    • Sam Hanley: DXI Individual Championships - 3rd Place (113 Lbs.)
    • Logan Ninos: DXI Individual Championships - 4th Place (120 Lbs.)
    • Jagger Condomitti: DXI Individual Championships - 3rd Place (126 Lbs.)
    • Devon Britton: DXI Individual Championships - 4th Place (132 Lbs.)
    • Michael Kistler: DXI Individual Championships - 3rd Place (146 Lbs.)
    • Jayden Bortz: DXI Individual Championships - 3rd Place (195 Lbs.)
    • Northeast Regional Championship: Team Final Standing - 4th Place
    • Logan Ninos:  Northeast Regionals - 4th Place (120 Lbs.)
    • Jagger Condomitti: Northeast Regionals - 3rd Place (126 Lbs.)
    • Devon Britton: Northeast Regionals - 2nd Place (132 Lbs.)
    • Michael Kistler: Northeast Regionals - 4th Place (146 Lbs.)
    • Devon Britton: PIAA Individual Championships - 3rd Place (132 Lbs.)

     

    Varsity Cheerleading

     

    • Rams Spirit Competition: Best Dance Choreography
    • Rams Spirit Competition: 3rd Place
    • Blue Eagle Cheer Competition: 3rd Place
    • Spartan Classic Cheer Competition: 2nd Place
    • Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Championships: 4th Place
    • Trojan Cheer Challenge: 2nd Place
    • District XI Championships (Small Division): 2nd Place & State Qualifier
    • Bethlehem Catholic Cheer Classic: 3rd Place
    • PIAA Championships: 16th Place

     

    Spring Sports

     

    Varsity Baseball

     

    Overall:  10-10

    EPC:  7-9

    • Isaac Tucker - Blue Ridge Cable Athlete of the Week
    • Jared Hunsberger - Coordinated Health Athlete of the Week
    • Brittain Shander - 2017-18 EPC Baseball All-Conference First Team
    • Kyle Morin - 2017-18 EPC Baseball All-Conference Second Team
    • District XI Quarterfinals: (9) Northampton 1 vs. (8) P. Valley 2, Monday, May 21, 2018
    • Morning Call All-Area Team:  Second Team: INF — Brittain Shander, Northampton, Sr. & Honorable Mentions: Sr. INF Kyle Morin; Jr. OF Isaac Tucker; Sr. OF Timmy Antigua.

    Varsity Boys Lacrosse

     

    Overall:  5-13

    EPC:  5-8

    •  2018 LVLOA Sportsmanship Award Winner

    Varsity Girls Lacrosse

     

    Overall:  2-16

    EPC:  1-9

    • 2018 LVLOA Sportsmanship Award Winner

     

    Varsity Softball

     

    Overall:  16-5

    EPC:  12-4

    • Maddie Biechy: Calling All Sports Softball Player of the Week (May 6)
    • Hannah Boggs - 2017-18 EPC Baseball All-Conference Second Team
    • Madison Biechy - 2017-18 EPC Baseball All-Conference Second Team
    • EPC Quarterfinals: (5) Bethlehem Catholic 6 vs. (4) Northampton 1, Saturday, May 12, 2018
    • DXI Quarterfinals: (6) Stroudsburg 2 vs. (3) Northampton 10, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    • DXI Semifinals: (2) Nazareth 2 - (3) Northampton 0, Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    • Kristy Henritzy: Frantz Trophies Softball Coach of the Year

     

    Varsity Boys Tennis

    Overall:  9-7

    EPC:  7-7

    • DXI AAA Singles Tournament: Andrew Hozza, First Round Qualifier
    • DXI AAA Singles Tournament: Chris Nemeth, First Round Qualifier
    • DXI Team Tournament Quarterfinals: Monday, April 30, 2018 - Nazareth 5 - Northampton 0
    • DXI AAA Doubles Tournament: Andrew Hozza & Chris Nemeth, Second Round Qualifier
    • DXI AAA Doubles Tournament: Dan Fox & Nick Hudak, Second Round Qualifier
    • Andrew Hozza: 17-18 EPC Boys Tennis 3rd Team Selection

     

    Varsity Boys/Girls Track & Field

     

    Overall Boys:  7-4

    EPC Boys:  7-4

    • Zach Liggitt: EPC Championships - 1st Place - Shot Put
    • Jared Sebesta: EPC Championships - 4th Place - Shot Put
    • Nick Bodner: EPC Championships - 4th Place - 300 Hurdles
    • Jared Jackson: EPC Championships - 2nd Place - 400m Dash
    • Zach Liggitt: EPC Championships - 1st Place - Disus
    • Zach Liggitt: DXI Championships - 1st Place - AAA Shot Put
    • Nick Bodner: DXI Championshops - 4th Place - AAA 300 Hurdles
    • Zach Liggitt: DXI Championships - 1st Place - AAA Discus
    • Jared Jackson: DXI Championships - 3rd Place - 400m Dash
    • Doug Sacco: DXI Championships - 4th Place - AAA High Jump
    • Zach Liggitt: EPC All-Conference - 1st Team - Shot Put
    • Zach Liggitt: EPC All-Conferece - 1st Team - Discus
    • Jared Jackson: EPC All-Conference - 2nd Team - 400m Dash

    Overall Girls:  5-6

    EPC Girls:  5-6

    • Alexis Barrall: EPC Championships - 1st Place - Pole Vault
    • Alexis Barrall: DXI Championships - 2nd Place - Pole Vault
    • Alexis Barrall: EPC All-Conference - 1st Team - Pole Vault

     

    Varsity Boys Volleyball

    Overall: 10-8

    EPC: 7-8

    • DXI First Round Qualifier: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - (8) Northampton 3 vs. (9) Hazleton 3
    • DXI Quarterfinal: Thursday, MAy 17, 2018 - (1) Emmaus 3 - (8) Northampton 0
    • Brandon Caffrey: EPC Boys Volleyball All-Conference Honorable Mention

    Cement Belt Challenge - Northampton Area H.S. vs. Whitehall H.S.

     

    Northampton HS (2018 Champions) 15 - Whitehall HS 14

     

    2017-18 Northampton Area H.S. Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

    • Matthew Erdosy - (2002) Swimming, District XI Champion, PIAA Champion, Swimmer of the Year, University of Pittsburgh Big East Team Champion
    • Gary Kellner - (1958) Football, Basketball, Track, Lehigh Valley League Football and Track & Field Champion, U.S. Naval Academy, F8 Jet Fighter Pilot
    • Lindsey Knupp - (2001) Field Hockey, Softball, MVC All-Star & All-State Field Hockey Player, Shippensburg University Softball Hall of Fame