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Hill, Lawrenceville Set to Renew Rivalry

Another chapter will be added to the fifth-oldest high school sports rivalry in the country on Saturday, November 3 when the Lawrenceville Big Red travel to Pottstown to take on The Hill in the 131st anniversary of the first athletics contest between the schools, a football game in the fall of 1887.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

1:30 PM – Varsity Girls’ Soccer, Varsity Boys’ Soccer, Varsity Girls’ Tennis, JV Girls’ Tennis, Thirds Boys’ Soccer
2:00 PM – Boys’ Cross Country, Football
2:30 PM – Girls’ Cross Country, JV Boys’ Soccer, JV Girls’ Soccer
2:45 PM – JV Field Hockey
4:15 PM – Varsity Field Hockey

Local Live will be streaming the varsity girls’ soccer, varsity boys’ soccer, football, JV field hockey, and varsity field hockey games for fans who are unable to make it to campus.

For the sixth consecutive year, the MAPL championship is at stake in the varsity field hockey game. Hill enters the game as the only team with a perfect 4-0 record in league play follow Lawrenceville’s loss to Blair Academy last Saturday. Hill has clinched at least a share of the league crown and will win outright with a victory.

Five contests between the teams have already taken place this week. On Monday afternoon, the JV football team kicked off the week with a 24-14 victory. The water polo games took place on Wednesday to allow the teams to compete in the Eastern Prep Championship this weekend. The varsity girls’ dropped a hard-fought game by a single goal, 9-8, while the boys’ team posted a dominant 23-9 victory. Lawrenceville won both of the JV water polo games.


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