A day after dropping a heartbreaker to North Penn, CB West girls’ basketball returned to the win column with a 33-31 victory over Souderton on Wednesday. The Bucks took a 22-17 lead into the second half. Maggie Rakowsky had 12 points and six rebounds for CB West. Makenzie Mason had seven points, 11 rebounds and four steals.
Behind Meghan Klee’s 15 points, Quakertown girls’ basketball roughed up Pottstown, 44-20, on Wednesday. The Panthers outscored Pottstown, 29-8, in the second and third quarters combined. Jill Martin helped out with eight points and Marina Cooke added six for Quakertown.
Quakertown wrestling more than doubled up CB South, 51-24, on Wednesday. 106: Josh Stahl (Q) def. Thomas Russo (CBS), fall in 1:08. 113: Corey Cope (Q) def. Dylan Peniston (CBS), 6-0 decision. 120: Raymond Calderaio (CBS) def. Trent Nielsen (Q), fall in 2:21. 126: Daulton Kline (Q) def. Thomas Nguyen (CBS), fall in 0:49. 132: Kyle Murphy (CBS) def. Charles Witman (Q), fall in 1:23. 138: Nicholas Hadley (Q) def. Peter DeMallie (CBS), fall in 3:27. 145: Tanner Seislove (Q) def. Matthew Gorman (CBS), 6-2 decision. 152: Valentin Bogachev (CBS) def. James Tulio (Q), fall in 1:32. 160: Nick Basile (Q) def. Giovanni Marrero (CBS), 5-2 decision. 170: Luke Kohler (CBS) def. Max Russell (Q), fall in 3:23. 182: Noah Wood (Q) def. Chase Curtis (CBS), fall in 1:22. 195: Nick Bonomo (Q) def. Noah Gifford (CBS), fall in 4:33. 220: Gavin Caroff (Q) def. Ben Bernhauser (CBS), fall in 0:46. 285: Justin Correa (Q) won by forfeit.
The CB East boys’ track team placed well in several events in a field of 37 teams from Pennsylvania and New Jersey at The Lawrenceville School on Wednesday. Among the highlights for the Patriots were individual medals awarded to three seniors on the team. Jake Brophy took first in the mile run, while bronze medals went to Evan Becker in the triple jump and Ryan Mill in the pole vault.
Hatboro-Horsham paid back Quakertown girls’ basketball for a 42-34 loss in late December by beating the host Panthers, 45-30, on Tuesday. The Hatters led, 18-11, at halftime and proceeded to win every quarter. For Quakertown, Marina Cooke had 11 points and Maggie Garlick netted eight.
Austin Krauss tallied 19 points and Terence Noonan and Jordan Odle scored 12 and 10, respectively, as Palisades boys’ basketball kept its hopes of advancing to the District 11 tournament alive with a 61-53 victory over Wilson on Tuesday. Wilson’s Jeff Cooper led all scorers with 30. The Pirates dominated in the second half and especially the fourth quarter, winning the latter 23-15. Palisades shot 20 for 24 from the free throw line. The Pirates improved to 6-9 in the Colonial League.
Up 29-14 at halftime, CB West girls’ basketball stumbled down the stretch to the North Penn Maidens and fell, 49-46, in SOL Continental action on Tuesday evening. Makenzie Mason (15 points) and Tori Abelson (10) reached double figures for the Bucks. Maggie Rakowsky was right behind them with nine points.
North Penn stunned CB West boys’ basketball, 48-47, on Tuesday. The Bucks were outscored, 17-11, in the fourth quarter to drop to 9-2 in the SOL Continental. CB West’s Bill Power deposited 14 to lead all scorers. Erich Hohenleitner chipped in nine and Ben Riegel had eight.
CB East boys’ basketball used a 17-10 fourth quarter to get past CB South, 51-47, on Tuesday in a key SOL Continental match-up. Elijah Seger sparked a Patriots 9-2 run early in the fourth quarter. He finished with nine points. Justin O’Neil (10 points) went four for four from the line in the fourth. Tommy Strasburger led all scorers with 16. He added six rebounds. Blake Peterson contributed seven points and seven boards, while Matt Pattyson had three points, five assists and four steals. For the Titans, Tim Waddington had 12 points and Chris Hones 10.
A 15-4 fourth quarter helped Pennridge boys’ basketball deny CB South, 49-36, on Thursday. Max Wagner (17 points) and Stephen Lowry (15, all three-pointers) led the way for the Rams offensively. Pennridge struggled from the line, where they went 12 for 22. Chris Hones put in 15 points for the Titans. Alex Karras added eight. The Rams are 15-3 overall and 9-1 in the SOL Continental. They’ll next travel to Souderton on Tuesday.