Panthers defeat Patriots on road

Quakertown wrestling won at CB East, 48-23, on Wednesday. 106: Josh Stahl (Q) won by forfeit. 113: Corey Cope (Q) def. David Schmidt (CBE), 11-2 major decision. 120: Trent Nielsen (Q) def. Joseph W. Scollins (CBE), 16-7 major decision. 126: Daulton Kline (Q) def. Dylan Rafferty (CBE), fall in 1:57. 132: Charles Witman (Q) def. Austin Cheesman (CBE), fall in 0:30. 138: Michael Driver (CBE) def. Nicholas Hadley (Q), fall in 1:10. 145: Ryan Chalifoux (CBE) def. Tanner Seislove (Q), 5-1 decision. 152: James Tulio (Q) def. Ben Eckley (CBE), fall in 4:52. 160: Collin Stevens (CBE) def. Mike Maquire (Q), fall in 0:48. 170: Kyle Osting (CBE) def. Nick Basile (Q), 6-4 decision. 182: Alec Sager (CBE) def. Max Russell (Q), fall in 3:04. 195: Nick Bonomo (Q) def. Mike Melchiorre (CBE), fall in 0:42. 220: Gavin Caroff (Q) def. James Loveless (CBE), fall in 2:36. 285: Justin Correa (Q) def. Trent Petro (CBE), 11-3 major decision.

Pattyson, Patriots dump Knights

Matt Pattyson knocked down two free throws with 16 seconds remaining and came up with a steal with a second left to help CB East boys’ basketball get by North Penn, 53-51, on Tuesday. The Patriots outscored the Knights, 18-8, in the fourth quarter. Pattyson scored eight of his 14 points in the fourth quarter. He added five rebounds and five assists. Elijah Seger scored six of his eight points in the fourth. Tommy Strasburger was the high man for CB East with 19 points, including four threes.

Patriots relay improves on time

The CB East boys’ track team displayed its balance on Saturday as it came away from the Greater Philadelphia Track Coaches meet with a collection of five medals in the sprints, distance races, jumps and throws. Leading the way for the Patriots was the 4×800-meter relay team of Marc Motter, Louis Kettelberger, Ata Shahideh and Jake Brophy, which took first place overall and improved on its previous state-qualifying time by 11 seconds. It currently holds the second-fastest time in Pennsylvania. Senior Josh Goetz won a silver medal and qualified for the Meet of Champions in the 3,000-meter run, while fourth-place medals were captured by Evan Becker in the long jump and Sam Cooperman in the 60-meter dash. Rudy Cambra claimed a fifth-place medal in the shot put to round out the awards for the day.

Peterson sets mark in loss

CB East’s Blake Peterson became the Patriots’ career leader in blocks (116), but the boys’ basketball team was unable to hold its lead and fell to visiting Pennridge, 49-41, on Friday evening. The Patriots led, 25-17, at halftime. CB East went two for five from the line; Pennridge went 12 for 14. Justin O’Neil had 21 points for the Patriots; Tommy Strasburger chipped in 14. Max Wagner scored 21 for the Rams and Dan Long had 14. Stephen Lowry contributed eight. Pennridge improved to 13-2 overall and 7-1 in the SOL Continental; CB East dropped to 8-6 and 3-5.

Patriots blow open game in fourth

CB East boys’ basketball overcame a 29-25 halftime deficit to rout Souderton, 56-40, on Tuesday. The Patriots outplayed the Indians in the fourth quarter, taking it 16-4. Justin O’Neil’s 17 points led CB East. Tommy Strasburger had 10 points, six rebounds and six assists, and Matt Pattyson had nine points (as did Blake Peterson), six boards and six steals.

Patriots start New Year strong

The CB East boys’ track team sent representatives to two locations on Saturday and produced award-winning performances at each of them. At the Lavino Relays in Lawrenceville, N.J., the Patriots won medals in four events and met the state-qualifying guidelines in two of them. The horizontal jumping duo of Evan Becker and Alex Parasky combined to win a bronze medal in the long jump and a silver medal in the triple jump. Ryan Mill was the meet’s top pole vaulter and teamed with Erik Iversen to claim fourth-place honors in the Pole Vault Relay. The Distance Medley Relay of Josh Goetz, Sam Cooperman, Ata Shahideh and Jake Bropy and the 4×800-meter relay of Marc Motter, David Endres, Matt Eisenlord and Louis Kettelberger both won bronze and both met the state-meet-qualifying guidelines in their respective events in the process. Meanwhile, at the Greater Philadelphia Track Coaches meet at Haverford College, Myles King qualified for the Meet of Champions with his third-place performance in the 55-meter dash, while the quartet of William Schulz, John Brophy, Carlos Velez and Dylan McKeever claimed a third-place medal in the Distance Medley Relay.

Reichwein, Bucks tip Patriots

Cal Reichwein had 19 points, eight rebounds and three assists as CB West boys’ basketball breezed past rival CB East, 71-38, on Friday. The Bucks took a 23-7 advantage into the second quarter. Bill Power added 16 points and three steals in the win. Connor Lynch and Luke Irons each had nine points, while Erich Hohenleitner had six points and four boards. Justin O’Neil had 11 points to lead the Patriots. Tommy Strasburger chipped in nine.

Scaliti’s hot hand propels Patriots

Kyra Scaliti scored a game-high 16 points as CB East girls’ basketball trumped Quakertown, 67-38, on Tuesday. Scaliti hit four three-pointers. Bridget Birkhead deposited 12 points and Melanie Wetzel nine for the victors. The Patriots led 36-21 at the half and used a 16-4 third quarter to separate from the hosts. Jill Martin (12 points) and Meghan Klee (11) led the Panthers offensively.

Patriots come back, nip Panthers

CB East boys’ basketball used a 20-11 fourth quarter to edge visiting Quakertown, 51-49, on Tuesday night. Tommy Strasburger scored 14 of his game-high 24 points in the fourth. His pull-up with 30 seconds remaining gave the Patriots the lead 50-49. CB East struggled from the line, going 10 for 22, but the Patriots made up for it beyond the arc, where they went seven for 15. Justin O’Neil scored 11 for CB East, while Matt Pattyson added seven points and four steals. J.R. Grimmage netted 15 to pace the Panthers. Griffin Schmidt tallied 12 and Nick Drosnock 11.

Patriots drop heartbreaker in final

CB East boys’ basketball’s rally in the championship game of the Surf-n-Slam Holiday Tournament in San Diego fell one point short on Wednesday, as the Patriots were tripped up by Sumner (Wash.), 47-46. CB East was down six with two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter. “[We] cut the lead to one and came up with another stop with 17 seconds left in the fourth,” head coach Erik Henrysen reported. “Elijah Seger drove for the game-winner, but ‘no call’ despite being knocked to the ground.” Tommy Strasburger was named to the all-tournament team. He scored 12, including two three-pointers, and added four steals in the final. Seger had a double-double, 10 points and 10 rebounds. Justin O’Neil chipped in eight points and Matt Pattyson seven. Blake Peterson had four points and four blocks.

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