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Must see HS soccer, field hockey and volleyball games at Bucks, Montco

Regional teams will face tough tests this season as there are several undefeated teams in most sports, leagues and divisions. Of course, for players on the fields and the courts, every game is a game to watch.

Some regional teams have made history in their recent past and continue to dream big. Whether teams are looking to repeat success or correct past mistakes, here are a few games to watch this fall.

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The Neshaminy boys' soccer team will be training at Neshaminy High School on Monday August 16.

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All eyes are on Neshaminy’s boys’ football this fall after their controversial District One title and their historic final game in the state last year. The team was closer than ever to winning the team’s first State Championship since 1994.

Neshaminy is also aiming for two teams who are eager to dominate the league and head far into the district playoffs, but more importantly, will face the Neshaminy boys on the field – North Penn and Pennridge.

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Neshaminy will get his toughest tests of the season the same week, the last week of September.

First, the team faces North Penn, the 2019 State Champions, in Lansdale on Tuesday, September 28 at 3:30 p.m.

North Penn wants to avenge his loss to Neshaminy in the District Semifinals. Coming from a losing State Championship in the District Semifinals has been tough for North Penn, and the Knights are ready to take revenge on their longtime opponent.

On Thursday, September 30, Neshaminy welcomes Pennridge to his home at 3:30 p.m.

Neshaminy beat the Rams in the District One title game and dashed their hopes of reaching the state playoffs.

Neshaminy’s 4-2 win over Pennridge sparked controversy as the Rams didn’t get another kick from what could have been their winning penalty. Either way, the end result stood and Neshaminy continued deep into the state playoffs.

Central Bucks East midfielder Kenzie Lever and North Penn forward Riley O'Donnell fight for the ball in a District One Class 3A playoff game on Monday, November 2, 2020. CB East won 2-1 .

Field hockey: challenges against longtime rival and first-time opponent for CB East

Grinding is in the nature of Central Bucks East field hockey; the team pushed hard in the District One playoffs for over five years and eventually won the Class 3A title last year.

The Patriots will likely work to pick up where they left off last year, the state semi-finals they lost to Emmaus. Two key opponents for CB East this season will be their longtime rival CB South and first-time opponent Neshaminy.

The Patriots will face neighbor CB South twice this season at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 18 at CB South and at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, October 15 at home.

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The last time the rivals met in the playoffs was last year when the Patriots beat CB South in the District Semifinals and became the District Champions.

The CB East Colonial Division has been the region’s toughest field hockey division in recent years, with several teams making the district playoffs. This year, they will play cross-division matches with the Patriot Division for the first time, meaning that several regional teams will face opponents for the first time.

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CB East will face first-time opponent Neshaminy at 3:30 p.m. Friday, October 8 at home.

Neshaminy was one of two teams in the Patriot Division to advance to the District One playoffs last year, before retiring to the quarterfinals.

The Pennridge girls' soccer team celebrates after winning the PIAA Class 4A title with a 1-0 double-overtime victory over North Allegheny of District 7.

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Every game with the district champions of the past two years is worth watching. The Rams have worked their way into the state playoffs in recent years, eventually becoming the state champions last year.

North Penn and Pennsbury will be two opponents to watch.

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Pennridge will face North Penn in Lansdale on Tuesday, September 14 and at home on Wednesday, October 13. The Knights missed the district playoffs last year and were beaten by the Rams in the semifinals in 2019. They can come back for a cure. This year.

The Rams face the Pennsbury Falcons at Fairless Hills mid-season on Tuesday, September 28. The Falcons will be looking to bounce back as the Rams sent them to the District quarterfinals for the past two years.

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Council Rock North, last year’s District One 4A finalist, will do whatever it takes to win a district title.

Two games to watch will be against last year’s unbeaten District One rivals Hatboro-Horsham and Pennridge.

The Indians face Hatboro-Horsham, last year’s district quarter-finalists, on Friday, September 24, and Pennridge, who made the first round of the districts, on Monday, October 11.

Nour B. Adam covers college sports and beyond in Bucks County. Follow her on TikTok, Instagram and Twitter @nurbaadam. Call / text at (267) 397-1404. Email to [email protected].

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