November 1, 1983 Goals from Lisa Hager and Sharon George lift Palmerton's field hockey team to a 2-0 win over Saucon Valley in the District 11 Class AA semifinals. Hager opens the scoring at the end of the first half on a penalty stroke, which was awarded when the goalie used her hand to push a lifted ball out of the crease. George finds the back of the cage early in the second half off a corner feed. The Blue Bombers, coached by Barb Jones, also receive a solid effort from goalie Paula Hahn, who makes 13 saves.
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