The Community Connection
Soccer duo books trip to national championships
A pair of local soccer players booked a trip to this summer’s United States Youth Soccer National League Championships last month.
Spring-Ford freshman goalie Logan Hyduke and Boyertown freshman center midfield Macade Knoblauch helped their FC Europa 2006 Elite team qualify during the USYS National League Championship Playoffs from March 12-14 in Greensboro, N.C .
FC Europa 2006 Elite started its weekend with a loss before posting two straight shutout wins to finish atop Group D in the 15U field.
Hyduke and Knoblauch are both part of Eastern Pa.’s Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program.
Silvia’s Gymnastics level 9through 10gymnasts competed at the 2021 Parkettes Invitational Spring Edition on March 28, 2021at Parkettes National Gymnastics Training Center in Allentown, Pa., hosted by Parkettes.
Level 9Individual Results:
Age 10-11: Seiko Mallon placed first on beam and second on bars, floor and AA. Age 12: Kayleigh High placed first on bars and second on beam. Age 13: Isabella Beach placed second on beam, vault and AA and tied for second on floor; Devon Conn tied for second on floor. Age 14: Delaney Linton placed first on vault, beam, floor and AA and third on bars;
Ava Nagata placed second on floor. Age 15-and-up: Taylor Arias placed second on bars and AA, sixth on floor and tied for sixth on vault; Nadia VanHorn placed first on vault, third on bars, fourth AA and fifth on floor; Claire Richards tied for third on floor, placed fourth on vault and fifth on beam; Natalie Gerhart placed first on floor, second on beam and fifth on vault; Sarah Golie placed second on floor and tied for sixth on vault; Madelyn Gerhart placed first on bars and AA and second on vault; Jaiden Hoek placed third on beam and AA and tied for third on floor; Adisson Ferri placed fourth on beam and sixth AA; Morgan Kachmar placed first on beam.
Level 10 Individual Results:
Age 13: Shyla Bhatia placed first on bars. Age 14-15: Lily Smith placed first on bars, beam, floor and AA and placed fourth on vault. Age 16-and-up: Blake Pascal placed third AA, fourth on vault and floor and fifth on beam; Abby Royer placed third on vault; Olivia VanHorn placed first on floor and sixth on vault; Carmella Calafati placed second on floor.