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Pirates fight back to earn win

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.

Panthers rally falls short

Despite putting together an 18-7 fourth quarter, Quakertown boys’ basketball succumbed to North Penn, 47-43, on Friday night. The Panthers scored only four points (the Knights had 14) in the third quarter. Kevin Norvaisas’ 16 points led Quakertown. He was 11 for 16 from the line. Teammate Jake Perrine was five for five from the stripe and ended with 14 points. Griffin Schmidt netted 10.

Pirates destroy Catasauqua

The score was unfathomable. Palisades girls’ hoops took care of business on Friday, silencing Catasauqua, 54-8. The Pirates shut out Catty in the fourth quarter and limited their Colonial League rival to only two points in the second half. Eight Pirates registered points, including Lizzy Sessinger, who pumped in a game-high 12. Katie King had nine and Karlee Krchnavi eight for the victors.

Pirates flatten Catasauqua

Palisades boys’ basketball jumped out to an early lead in winning Friday’s Colonial League contest over Catasauqua, 66-50. Jason Gehman led the Pirates with 16 points followed by Austin Krauss with 13 and Levi Wilkins with 12. Palisades was up 17-9 after one quarter and 37-24 at the break. The Pirates were 14 for 16 from the charity stripe in improving to 7-6 in the Colonial League.

Rams get back on track

Three days after suffering its first conference loss of the season, Pennridge boys’ basketball returned to its winning ways by defeating Central Bucks South, 64-52, at home on Friday. Rams junior Dan Long pumped in 26 points to lead all scorers. He connected four times from beyond the arc. Stephen Lowry put in 14 points and Joe Molettiere nine for the victors. Chris Hones and Sean Gallagher paced the Titans with 11 and 10 points, respectively. Gallagher was eight for nine from the line. Next up for the Rams is a date with Neshaminy on Monday.

Panthers rout Upper Perkiomen

Led by Kevin Norvaisas’ 22 points, Quakertown boys’ basketball creamed Upper Perkiomen, 76-48, on Thursday. The Panthers got off to a tremendous start, opening up a 24-7 advantage after one quarter. Brian Rejniak drained three three-pointers for his 15 points, and Panthers teammate Griffin Schmidt added 13 points.

Pirates run over Pen Argyl

Fueled by an 11-0 run to start the game and a 16-0 run in the third and fourth quarters, Palisades girls’ basketball hammered visiting Pen Argyl, 48-34, in a Colonial League contest on Thursday evening. Junior Karlee Krchnavi had 18 points to lead the Pirates. Kayla Reed had seven, and Gabby Reiman and Lizzy Sessinger each added six.