Upper Perk swimmers Noel Fresa and Kyle Kovalenko did not quite reach the lofty goals they set for themselves at last week's PIAA AA State Championships, but the two emerged from the snow-delayed event at Bucknell with the determination to build on the experience.
Even though there were no medals, Coach Brien Kalnoski was very happy with the performance of his swimmers. ...
Last week during spring training in Puerto Rico, The Perkiomen School's baseball team lost four of its five games. The team struggled offensively and lacked poise on defense.
The performance confirmed head coach Ken Baker's suspicion that the Panthers will have to overcome significant youth and inexperience this year.
"These guys will have to grow up as the season goes on," Baker said. "I expect them to be way further ahead in May than they are now."
Though their current team features just three returning starters, the coach said his expectations for the 2017 season haven't changed. "We are a young team," junior Nick Guadarrama said. "But I think that if we play hard and practice hard, we can do some good things. We're ready to live up to those expectations."
According to Baker, Perkiomen School practiced in the morning and played five night games at Las Lomas Park in San Juan against club teams of high-school aged players. ...