Palmyra's season came to an abrupt end with 9:02 remaining in the 4th quarter of their first-round game. The Cougars trailed 9-10 to Mt. Lebanon when a lightning storm rolled through, delaying the game and inevitably being considered complete by the site manager and the PIAA. Yes, a state championship tournament game was not allowed to finish to completion and the team leading by one at the start of the delay was considered the winner and allowed to advance to the quarterfinals. It was an unimaginable ending to an incredible season.
Palmyra (#3 seed) defeated Red Lion, Wilson (#2) and defending state champion Manheim Township (#1) en-route to their second PIAA District III Championship. This time for the Cougars it was in the 3A classification - their first year in the highest level. They maintained a high level of intensity throughout the championship game and never trailed the Blue Streaks on their way to a 8-7 victory.
Palmyra captured their third consecutive Keystone Division title then went on to defeat conference rival Trinity in the Mid-Penn Championship game. The 16-11 victory earned the Cougars their second consecutive conference crown. The Cougars finished conference play undefeated with a record of 16-0.
Grant Haus (Sr/Midfield) *MVP*
Kyle Wasilewski (Sr/Midfield)
Jake Herman (Sr/Attack)
Tate Wasson (Sr/Defense)
Caleb Hawkins (Sr/Midfield)
Seth Robertson (Jr/Attack)
Andrew Ward (Jr/Defense)
Three consecutive seasons with 20 or more wins.
Three year record of 64-8!
The Cougars defeated Commonwealth Division Champion and rival Trinity to win their second consecutive Mid-Penn title. The Cougars finished 16-0 in the conference regular season and capped it off with a 16-11 win over the Rocks for the title!
Palmyra avenged their regular season loss to Manheim Township with an upset victory in the championship game.
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