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HS RUNDOWN: Emmaus clinches playoff berth; Wilson WL sweeps

Published On: Jan 18 2014 07:38:57 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 18 2014 10:53:21 PM EST

HS RUNDOWN: Emmaus clinches District 11 playoff berth

Emmaus clinched a District 11 playoff berth with a win on Saturday, while Bethlehem Catholic and Parkland each took over their LVC division leads.

Emmaus earned a 69-49 home win over Nazareth, improving to 11-4 overall and clinching a spot in the District 11 4A playoffs.

Bethlehem Catholic posted an impressive 64-43 win at Allen, giving them sole possession of first place in the LVC East Division.


Parkland beat Liberty 68-56 at home in a rematch of last year's LVC championship and District 11 4A semifinal game.

The Trojans took over the LVC North lead later that night when Easton won at Whitehall, 64-49.

In the Colonial League, Notre Dame halted Catasauqua's three-game winning streak with a 65-58 win at Green Pond.

On the girls side, Northwestern overcame a double-digit deficit by mounting a 38-8 run to close out the game in a 55-38 home win at Emmaus.

Wilson WL swept a big non-league doubleheader at Spring-Ford Saturday night.

The Wilson girls beat the defending state champion Rams 43-26, and the Wilson boys followed that up with a 66-57 win.

For a look at the complete local scoreboard, click here.