Quakertown wrestling creamed Souderton, 60-21, on Thursday. 152: Nick Basile (Q) def. Ricky Romaniello (S), fall in 3:25. 160: Noah Wood (Q) def. Josh Baker (S), fall in 1:18. 170: Nick Bonomo (Q) def. William Puppo (S), fall in 1:17. 182: Philip Stolfi (S) def. J.J. McGuigan (Q), fall in 4:55. 195: Gavin Caroff (Q) won by forfeit. 220: Micah Jones (Q) won by forfeit. 285: Justin Correa (Q) won by forfeit. 106: Harrison Andrade (S) def. Tim Mallo (Q), fall in 2:28. 113: Brandon Bach (S) def. Daulton Kline (Q), fall in 1:31. 120: Harrison Campbell (Q) won by forfeit. 126: Nicholas Hadley (Q) def. David Sherwood (S), fall in 0:35. 132: Brendan Rosenberger (Q) def. Christian Nolte (S), fall in 4:08. 138: Tanner Seislove (Q) won by forfeit. 145: Thomas Michaels (S) def. Cullen Williamson (Q), 4-1 decision.
Palisades girls’ basketball shut down Wilson, 47-35, on Thursday. The Pirates went to the line early and often; they drained 20 of their 34 attempts from the stripe. Karlee Krchnavi hit 10 of 14 for her game-high 18 points. Lizzie Sessinger also finished in double figures with 10.
Palisades boys’ basketball’s 49-42 victory over Wilson on Thursday was extra special: with it, the Pirates made the District 11 playoffs for the first time since 1997. They also have a chance to compete in the league tournament championship next month. Against Wilson, Landon Mueller had 13 of his team-high 16 points (including three treys) in the second half, while Jordan Odle added 12. Palisades moved to 9-6 in the Colonial League.
Monica Ervin scored 21 points – and was seven for eight from the line – as Faith Christian girls’ basketball notched a 56-48 win over Morrisville on Thursday. The Lions were up one, 39-38, after three quarters. Ashley Forker pumped in 15 points for the Lions, who improved to 14-2 overall and 9-2 in the Bicentennial Athletic League. Taylor Barnes contributed eight points.
Central Bucks West girls’ hoops went 21 for 24 from the free throw line as the Bucks took down North Penn, 56-44, on Thursday. The game was knotted at 23-23 at the half. Nicole Munger led the way for the Bucks with 21 points and 10 boards. Mackenzie Carroll put in 10 points for the victors. CB West is 18-1 overall.
Quakertown boys’ basketball let one slip away on Wednesday. The Panthers were up eight, 26-18, at halftime, but Hatboro-Horsham tied it at 36-36 after three and the Hatters exploded in the fourth to claim a 54-40 victory. Brian Rejniak drained three treys for his 11 points for Quakertown. Griffin Schmidt also netted 11 points and Kevin Norvaisas had 10 points for the Panthers.
Pennridge boys’ hoops sneaked by Souderton, 58-56, on Wednesday. The Rams led, 32-28, at halftime. The Indians tied it at 41-41 after three, but Pennridge was able to notch its 10th win in 11 tries in SOL Continental play. The Rams struggled from the free throw line. They made only 12 of 23 tries. Four Rams had double-digit points: Joe Molettiere (14), Zach Muredda (13), Dan Long (12) and Stephen Lowry (12). Pennridge will be at North Penn on Friday.
Quakertown wrestling won at Central Bucks South, 55-18, on Wednesday. 106: Ray Calderaio (CBS) def. Tim Mallo (Q), technical fall in 5:34. 113: Ben Drummond (CBS) def. Daulton Kline (Q), 10-2 major decision. 120: Harrison Campbell (Q) won by forfeit. 126: Kyle Murphy (CBS) def. Nicholas Hadley (Q), fall in 1:31. 132: Brendan Rosenberger (Q) def. Peter DeMallie (CBS), fall in 5:41. 138: Tanner Seislove (Q) def. Matt Zeitz (CBS), 16-2 major decision. 145: Cullen Williamson (Q) def. Bobby Croasdale (CBS), 9-2 decision. 152: Nick Basile (Q) won by forfeit. 160: Noah Wood (Q) def. Brendan McCusker (CBS), fall in 1:20. 170: J.J. McGuigan (Q) def. Kyle Monsalud (CBS), fall in 5:21. 182: Luke Kohler (CBS) def. Nick Bonomo (Q), 5-4 decision. 195: Gavin Caroff (Q) won by forfeit. 220: Micah Jones (Q) def. Dan Marks (CBS), fall in 0:41. 285: Justin Correa (Q) def. Noah Callachi (CBS), fall in 3:40.
Palisades girls’ basketball fell at Notre Dame Green Pond, 51-43, on Tuesday. As usual, Karlee Krchnavi was the leading scorer for the Pirates. She finished with 23. Katie King and Kayla Reed had eight and seven points, respectively, in the loss.
Trailing 29-18 at the half, Palisades boys’ basketball rallied past Notre Dame Green Pond, 50-43, on Tuesday. The Pirates took the second half, 32-14. Landon Mueller had 14 of his game-high 16 points in the second half for Palisades. Also in double figures for the Pirates were Jordan Odle with 12 and Jason Gehman 11. Palisades is 10-7 overall and 8-6 in the Colonial.