In a battle for first place in the SOL Continental, CB South boys’ lacrosse remained undefeated by blasting CB East, 15-6, on Wednesday at War Memorial Field. The Titans outscored the previously unbeaten Patriots in the second half, 9-1. Brendan McGrath led the charge for CB South with five goals and six ground balls. Chris Tanner and Evan Falkowski each scored three goals. Jake Henze had two, while Dillon Kelly and Austin Naessens each had one. Kevin Witchey picked up five ground balls, and Robbie Richick had eight saves in goal. For CB East, Ryan Brown netted five goals and Matt Vetter had one. Sean McGovern made 16 saves, while Dustin Buchanan had five ground balls and four forced turnovers.
Pennridge boys’ volleyball turned back visiting Central Bucks East, 3-1 (25-11, 25-10, 22-25, 25-18), on Friday night. For the Rams, Bradley Nase amassed 28 assists, four kills, six digs and two blocks. Also contributing were: Devon Rice (nine kills, nine digs, three aces), Ben Chinnici (eight kills, eight digs, two blocks), Brian Rosenberg (six kills, four digs), Henry Savage (four kills, two blocks, six digs) and Max McVaugh (12 digs, five aces).
Quakertown wrestling dispatched Central Bucks East, 52-14, on Tuesday evening. 145: Cullen Williamson (Q) def. Cole Yerkes (CBE), 10-2 major decision. 152: Collin Stevens (CBE) def. Nick Basile (Q), 8-7 decision. 160: Noah Wood (Q) def. Matt Cascioli (CBE), 3-0 decision. 170: J.J. McGuigan (Q) def. Mike Melchiorre (CBE), fall in 3:36. 182: Nick Bonomo (Q) def. Alec Sager (CBE), fall in 0:30. 195: Gavin Caroff (Q) won by forfeit. 220: Micah Jones (Q) def. Marshall Whinney (CBE), fall in 0:40. 285: Justin Correa (Q) def. Trent Petro (CBE), fall in 1:55. 106: Cole Yerkes (CBE) def. Tim Mallo (Q), fall in 1:51. 113: Double forfeit. 120: Harrison Campbell (Q) def. Matt Ramjit (CBE), fall in 1:45. 126: Nicholas Hadley (Q) def. Austin Cheesman (CBE), fall in 1:28. 132: Ryan Chalifoux (CBE) def. Brendan Rosenberger (Q), technical fall in 3:03. 138: Tanner Seislove (Q) def. Michael Driver (CBE), 5-1 decision.
Central Bucks West boys’ basketball eased past Central Bucks East, 62-40, on Tuesday. The Bucks blew open the game in the second half, outscoring the Patriots, 44-27. Nico Munari was the only Buck in double-digit points with 14. Ten Bucks, however, found the basket. CB West shot 17 for 19 from the line. Travis Ives led CB East with 12 points, while Matt Pattyson and Tommy Strasburger added 11 and 10 points, respectively, for the Patriots.
Central Bucks East boys’ basketball won its first game in the SOL Continental on Friday night with a 51-39 decision over Quakertown. The difference was the first quarter, which the Patriots captured, 23-12. Matt Pattyson (17 points, five assists and five rebounds), Travis Ives (17 points, four rebounds and three assists) and Justin O’Neil (10 points and five rebounds) led the way for CB East, which went eight for nine from the line in the fourth quarter. Griffin Schmidt netted 16 to lead the Panthers; Kevin Norvaisas had 11.
Central Bucks East boys’ basketball dropped the hammer on Upper Moreland, 50-26, at CB West on Saturday. The Patriots took a 26-12 advantage into the third quarter. Justin O’Neil was one of the standouts for CB East, finishing with a team-high 15 points and seven rebounds. Tommy Strasburger managed 13 points, four assists and four steals. Matt Pattyson contributed five points and five assists. The Patriots bumped their overall record to 5-11.
A 21-7 Pennridge fourth quarter busted open a 49-43 game after three as the Rams boys’ basketball team defeated visiting Central Bucks East, 70-50, on Friday evening. Joe Molettiere netted a game-high 21 points for Pennridge. Dan Long (15 points), Zach Muredda (12) and Stephen Lowry (10) joined Molettiere in double figures for the Rams. Justin O’Neil and Travis Ives notched 17 and 14 points, respectively, for the Patriots. Pennridge improved to 8-0 in the SOL Continental Conference; CB East fell to 0-8 in the conference.
Central Bucks West girls’ basketball routed archrival Central Bucks East, 64-38, on Friday. The Bucks took a 36-21 lead into halftime. Nicole Munger managed 21 points and 10 rebounds for CB West; teammate Mackenzie Carroll contributed 13 points and seven boards. Makenzie Mason added 11 points. For the Patriots, Bri Talbot had nine points and Bridget Birkhead eight.
A 14-4 Schalick first quarter hampered Central Bucks East boys’ basketball in the consolation contest on Monday at the Boardwalk Basketball Classic in Wildwood, N.J. The Patriots lost, 46-43, to drop to 4-7 on the season. Matt Pattyson netted 14 points to lead CB East. Cooper Fink nearly had a double-double with nine points and nine rebounds. Blake Peterson contributed eight points in the setback.
Central Bucks East boys’ basketball came back from a 13-point deficit to tie Monsignor Farrell (N.Y.) in the fourth quarter before falling, 52-44, on Sunday at the Boardwalk Basketball Classic in Wildwood, N.J. The Patriots trailed, 31-19, at halftime. CB East was four for eight from three. Justin O’Neil knocked down two triples for his team-high 10 points. Matt Pattyson added nine and Ryan Plack eight.