Pennridge girls’ swimming sank Council Rock South, 108-75, and the Ram boys went down, 107-76, to the Golden Hawks on Tuesday. Three Pennridge pool records fell. The Rams girls’ 200 medley relay of Hannah Zurmuhl, Brittany Weiss, Anna Beno and Sam Vargo set the new mark in 1:53.44. The girls’ 400 freestyle relay of Zurmuhl, Weiss, Beno and Morgan Scott came away with a 3:39.65 to establish a new record. And Zurmuhl, in the 50 freestyle, eclipsed the Pennridge pool mark again, going 24.24. She had set the previous mark (24.28) on Dec. 5. The Rams will welcome Upper Perkiomen to town on Thursday, at 4:30 p.m.
Palisades girls’ basketball lost at Palmerton, 52-40, on Tuesday. Karlee Krchnavi scored 16 to lead the Pirates. Kayla Reed chipped in nine points and Megan McClintock managed six for Palisades.
Central Bucks West girls’ basketball crushed Neshaminy, 61-25, on Tuesday. The Bucks led, 33-17, at halftime. Nicole Munger finished with 22 points, 10 rebounds and seven steals, and Mackenzie Carroll added 16 points and seven rebounds for the 2-0 Bucks. Makenzie Mason also reached double figures in points. She had 10.
Thanks to a 19-11 third quarter, Central Bucks West boys’ basketball escaped with a 48-45 victory over Cheltenham on Tuesday. Cal Reichwein had a tremendous all-around game for the Bucks, finishing with a team-high 17 points – and five made three-pointers – six rebounds, three assists and three steals. Owen Cooney added 16 points, courtesy of four three-pointers. Luke Irons had two points, five boards, three assists and three steals, while Nico Munari contributed five points, four boards and three assists. Connor Lynch managed eight points for the 3-0 Bucks.
Tommy Strasburger and Justin O’Neil each scored 20 points as Central Bucks East boys’ hoops downed Upper Dublin, 57-49, on Tuesday evening. Strasburger and O’Neil each hit four threes. Jeff Circuit and Cooper Fink controlled the glass, ripping down seven rebounds apiece. The Patriots moved to 3-0.
Quakertown wrestling beat Neshaminy, 54-21, and Berwick Area, 45-32, and lost to Stroudsburg, 32-27, on Saturday in the Battle in Bethlehem at Bethlehem Freedom. Harrison Campbell at 120, Cullen Williamson at 145 and Noah Wood at 170 all won three matches for the Panthers.
A 14-5 fourth quarter by William Allen doomed Quakertown girls’ basketball in its 58-49 setback on Saturday. Meghan Klee led the charge offensively for the Panthers with 12 points. Following her were: Marina Cooke and Jill Martin, with nine points apiece.
Pennridge boys’ basketball, a day after falling to Saucon Valley to open its tipoff tourney, sent back Christopher Dock, 68-53, in the consolation contest on Saturday. A 21-10 third quarter helped the Rams cause. Dan Long had 19 points to lead Pennridge. Joe Molettiere and Zach Muredda added 18 and 17 points, respectively. The Rams will travel to William Tennent on Dec. 9.
Behind Cal Reichwein’s 22 points, Central Bucks West boys’ basketball dominated Spring-Ford, 55-40, on Saturday to improve to 2-0. The Bucks built their lead on a 22-11 third quarter. Reichwein hit three three-pointers and knocked down all three of his free throw attempts. Jim McCusker managed eight points and Owen Cooney seven.
Central Bucks East boys’ basketball soundly defeated Bensalem, 39-33, to close out the Archbishop Ryan tipoff tournament on Saturday. The Patriots led, 27-19, at halftime. Tommy Strasburger notched 14 points and three steals for the victors. Blake Peterson contributed eight points, six rebounds and five blocks.