Upper Perk's Gabby Martin defends at the goal against a shot by Methacton on a corner in the first half of Monday night's Pioneer Athletic Conference Final Four game played at Upper Perk.
Liz Pierson stood tall in goal, leading the Upper Perk field hockey team to a 2-0 semi-final win over Methacton in a Pioneer Athletic Conference Final Four game at Indian Stadium Tuesday night.
The victory vaulted the Tribe into Thursday's championship game against Owen J. Roberts at Upper Perk. It also served as a measure of revenge against a school that has had Upper Perk's number in many ways.
The Warriors knocked Pierson and the lacrosse team out of last spring's Final Four and dealt the hockey team (17-2) its first loss of this season, 3-2 in overtime at Methacton.
"Losing to them in overtime really angered us," said senior Kathryn Lehman, one of the Upper Perk goal scorers....
Upper Perk running back Tyrese Reid weaves throught the Pope John Paul II defense as he carries the ball in Friday night's home game.
When it came time for Upper Perkiomen head football coach Tom Hontz to reflect back on Friday night's 32-13 victory over Pope John Paul II, there wasn't much he wasn't happy about.
For starters, his offense piled up the school's fifth highest total ever in a 517-yard outing. It included 285 yards through air and 232 on the ground in a balanced attack against a PJP defense that came into the contest second-best in the league in yards-per-game.
On the other side of the ball, Upper Perk's defense, which has admittedly had its share of lapses, pitched a shutout for the first three quarters as it kept the Golden Panthers under 273 yards and forced two interceptions....