The Catty girls volleyball team picked up a couple of wins recently.
The swept Pen Argy 3-0, winning by scores of 25-19, 25-23 and 25-16.
Makayla Bird had 5 aces, 1 kill, 7 digs and 1 block and Amanda Hunsberger had 1 ace, 5 kills, 14 digs and 1 block assists.
Kara Gruver chipped in with 8 digs.
Delaine Popa had 2 aces, 3 kills, 7 assists and 2 block assists. Jane Armbruster added 3 Aces, 4 kills and 3 block assists. Delaney Troxell had 6 aces, 3 kills, 9 digs and 5 blocks while Adriana Molinary had 1 kill, 13 digs and 3 block assists.
The girls had an exciting, 3-2 win over Palmerton.
Catty opened with a 25-19 win before falling 25-14. They went up 2-1 with a 25-22 win but would drop a very close game four, 25-23. The rallied and won 15-5 in game five.
Makayla Bird had 3 aces, 2 kills, 9 digs and 3 blocks. Amanda Hunsberger had 6 kills, 26 digs and 3 block assists. Kara Gruver added 1 ace.
Maliya Walp chipped in with 2 aces, 1 kill and 5 digs and Delaine Popa had 3 aces, 13 assists, 1 block and 6 block assists.
Jane Armbruster came up with 3 kills, 1 block and 5 block assists while Delaney Troxell had 3 aces, 10 kills, 14 digs, 8 blocks and 3 block assists and Adriana Molinary had 1 kill, 16 digs and 4 block assists
In boys soccer, Tamaqua edged Catty 3-2.
The Roughs led twice in the game, taking a 1-0 lead into halftime. Jayden Olivera scored to give CHS the lead.
But a penalty kick goal from the Raiders Cooper Ansbach tied it at 1-1. Osmar Ferre would give Catty a 2-1 lead in the second half.
Jathan Krall tied the game at 2-2 on a pass from Cooper Ansbach and then Ansbach struck again, this time assisting Wyatt Steigerwalt with the game-winner in overtime.
Catty lost to Palisades, 4-1.
For Catty, Alexander Strohl scored on a pass from Jayden Olivencia for the team’s lone goal.
But the Pirates got a goal and an assist from Jake Bucci to win the game. Blake Oglialoro, Samuel LaRosa and Ian Horvath also scored in the win.
Press photo by Mark Kirlin Catty's Dakota Velas, right, battles with a Bethlehem Catholic player during a game from this past weekend. The Roughies fell to the Hawks 4-0 and sit at 1-5 so far this season.