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June 07, 2023

            The Blue and Gold Awards Ceremony honored several athletes from the Upper Perkiomen High School last week. Kyra Lesko and Thomas Flud received the Outstanding Athlete awards during the May 31 ceremony in the high school auditorium. Mary Kate Sitko and Vincent Durrant each won the All-Around Athlete Award.

Thomas Flud and Kyra Lesko hold their Outstanding Athlete


            Lesko, a four-year starter on the soccer team, earned first-team all-Pioneer Athletic Conference honors. She was also named to the Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches All-State Team. Lesko and Sitko helped lead the Indians to the PIAA Class 3A title game.

            Lesko will continue her soccer career at Division 2 Thomas Jefferson College, which is located in Philadelphia.

            Flud, a track and field athlete, placed third in the javelin at the PIAA Class 3A championship at Shippensburg University. He also won the District One Class 3A title and repeated as conference champion.

            As a junior, Flud earned a silver medal in the event at Districts. He finished seventh at States. Flud, who threw 199 feet, 2 inches on Senior Day, set a personal record at 202 feet and four inches at the PIAA Class 3A championship. He ended up less than six feet short of the current school record holder, Anthony O'Hara, a 1995 graduate.

            Flud will continue to throw the javelin at Hillsdale College, located in Michigan.

            Sitko scored 200 career lacrosse goal in just two seasons. Sitko, who played lacrosse all four years of high school, will ...

Written by Bradley Schlegel, Staff Writer
June 07, 2023

            Though Sara Edwards, Erin Edwards and Kylee Casola are advancing their soccer careers, the three seniors won't soon forget their contributions to Upper Perkiomen's run to the PIAA Class 3A title game. Getting there meant more than words can describe, according to Erin Edwards.

            "It was so special," she wrote in a text message. "The whole team put in so much hard work. That's what I'll remember."

            Erin's identical sister Sara, who set a school scoring record, has committed to play at Millersville University. Erin Edwards, a key defensive player, will attend Wilkes University. Casola has committed to play at North Carolina Wesleyan University, a Division III school located in Rocky Mount, N.C.

            The Edwards sisters, who live in East Greenville, displayed unusual durability during their high school careers. Each only ...




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