East Stroudsburg South hosted Northampton in an important matchup on Friday night.
The Cavaliers received the opening kickoff and manufactured a successful drive to score the first points of the game on their first possession.
Ryan Clark crossed the goal line to put the Cavaliers on top.
The extra point was good!
The Kronkrete Kids responded with a touchdown of their own.
Penalties mounted up against the Cavaliers and proved to be costly at times.
The second half was more the same after the first half was only a seven point difference.
Northampton was up 14-7 at halftime and came out strong in the second half.
Ryan Clark had a big night as he gained yard after yard, sometimes at will.
The battle was close with an outcome of 21-14
ESU Field Hockey faced West Chester on Thursday. Here are some photos of the game.
ESU went on the attack early on their first two drives and went ahead 14-0 to get the game started!
Lock Haven responded and scored a touchdown of their own to keep the game close.
The ESU defense had to make some plays late in the first half.
Penalties on both sides became part of the game story as well.
Both teams’ offensive squad was impressive and made some big plays.
Rushing yards piled up one after the other.
Jack Cirillo came into the game in the fourth quarter and put a series together to score a touchdown pass.
ESU fell just a little short, losing the game 41-44.
ESU Men’s Soccer faced Holy Family University Thursday night at 7pm under the lights.
The Warriors attacked early in the first half.
And kept the pressure on the Tigers.
The Tigers battled back after the initial wave.
But the Warriors struck first with a goal by Jordan Ellison (#19) midway through the first half.
Holy Family tied the game with a goal of their own to even the match.
The second half was more of the same with each team working for control.
ESU scored a second goal to go ahead.
They also had several near misses as they kept attacking the net.
But they kept the opponent’s ball out the net and won by a score of 2-1.
ESU’s Tennis Team competed against Scranton University on Saturday.
The sky was cloudy but rain-free and the Doubles Teams took the court at 11am.
ESU looked good in the early games of the Doubles Match.
But as the games progressed, Scranton began to create some momentum.
ESU’s season opener went down as a loss, but there is much to look forward to this season!
The Emmaus Hornets faced the Pleasant Valley Bears on Friday night.
It was a rough night for the bears as the Hornets kept the pressure on.
The Bears did have some highlights though, like this sack which actually resulted in intentional grounding for the Hornets.
The Bears kept working and gained some yards on the ground.
The passing game was harder to get going.
Emmaus kept the pressure on and won the game.
I love what ESU did with my recent photo for their upcoming game promo!
ESU Women’s Soccer hosted Mansfield Wednesday afternoon.
ESU went on the offensive right away, which resulted in several scoring chances early in the contest.
But before the first half was over, the ESU Women scored two goals!
The second half was a repeat of the first, as ESU took to the offense again.
They scored two more goals before the end of the second half and won the game!
Jaymar Anderson had a huge night and ESU came back to win over Seton Hill on a rainy night in East Stroudsburg.
Anderson gained tough yard after tough yard, diving here for a few more important yards.
ESU’s defense stood strong in the second half and Joseph Odebode celebrated after stopping Seton Hill on a third down attempt.
Jylil Reeder made an acrobatic catch in the fourth quarter to ignite the comeback.
Anderson kept running, gaining yards, and broke an ESU game record by scoring 6 touchdowns!
Couch Douds seemed to say, “We had this; no doubt about it.”
The smile on R.J. Sarajian’s face says it all after the 41-34 victory.
Pocono Mountain East struck first in their Friday night game against East Stroudsburg South. They marched down the field on the opening kickoff.
Triston Hilliman scored the touchdown and the game was on!
It did not take long for East Stroudsburg South to respond.
It was an exciting back and forth contest in the first half.
Ryan Clark made an incredible over-the-shoulder catch on the goal line.
The second half featured more of Ryan Clark running and gaining yards as South went ahead.
But East would not go away, even though in the photo above, a pass intended for Ryan Zalewski was broken up by Markens Pierre.
The fourth quarter saw East come back within a touchdown as Triston Hilliman caught a long pass over the South defenders…
… and ran the ball in for the touchdown.
But South stopped the fourth quarter threat with an interception and pulled out the victory by a score of 26-20.